Sunday, February 14, 2016

(Jobs) Be Mine

Here's your Valentine's Day Sunday survey of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

But first, this Sunday a.m. update: we just stumbled across this Client Services & Marketing Internship with ESPN 980/Washington Redskins Radio noting a Feb. 15 deadline for the Summer 2016 term, and since we won't be back until Tuesday, we thought we'd pop it in here. 

American Society of Civil EngineersManager, Federal Government RelationsFeb. 15

Global WitnessCommunications ManagerFeb. 15

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever – Governmental Affairs RepresentativeFeb. 15

Women in GovernmentLegislator Outreach Associate (pdf) – Feb. 15

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Union of Concerned Scientists – Cambridge, MA
DC Water & Sewer AuthorityCoordinator, Water Communications – $71k-$119k – Feb. 16

Library of Congress – Chief Communications Officer – $128k-$160k – Feb. 16

Patent &Trademark OfficeCongressional Affairs Specialist – $77k-$119k – Feb. 16

World Bank

Office of the Comptroller of the CurrencyEditorial Services Manager – $104k-$193k – Feb. 17

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Associate, Latino Center (scroll to find) – Feb. 17 

British EmbassyCommunications Officer – $52k – Feb. 18
U.S. Agency for International Development – Press Officer – $103k-$152 – Feb. 18

Catholic UniversityWeb Content Writer/Producer (pdf) – Feb. 19

Visiting Nurse Association of AmericaMarketing & Communications ManagerFeb. 19

No new post Monday; see you again on Tuesday

Friday, February 12, 2016

Enjoy the Weekend, Folks

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute seeks Associate Director, Media Relations with 7-10 years of relevant experience; previous engagement at a scientific nonprofit, major research university or academic medical center highly desired.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsWriter Editor – $64k-$84k – experience writing for multiple platforms & helping to create strategic communications plans desired – apply by Feb. 25

Center for the Study of Social PolicySenior Policy Analyst (pdf) – significant experience & leadership in child welfare, juvenile justice and related fields desired – based in New York City; regular travel to New Jersey appears to be part of the bargain

Arlington’s anti-homelessness advocate A-SPAN seeks Communications & Marketing Assistant w/ working knowledge of WordPress; donor database management also part of your duties – $35k-$40k

C-SPANSummer 2016 Intern and Fall 2016 Intern opportunities

The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association supports occupational safety & health professionals & programs nationwide; your spot in this enterprise could as Communications Coordinator – salary up to $40k

First select administrator category, and on to the director/coordinator link, and you’ll eventually get to a recently posted Director of Communications opportunity with Alexandria City Public Schools – $93k-$123k

MerckDirector, Federal Policy & Government Relations – health policy experience and Capitol Hill background desired, as you would expect.

Staying on the pharma beat, we also see this Associate Director, U.S. Government Affairs post with Alexion available

We don’t usually feature opportunities in the HR space, but this Chief Human Resources Officer for the House of Representatives Office of the CAO is too good not to share with any of our HR pals who might be stopping stop by – up to $168k – apply by Mar. 4

The Heritage Foundation has put the call our for an Executive Assistant to support their VP of Communications – 2-5 years of related experience sought

DexisCommunications Manager supporting USAID’s Center for Transformational Partnerships/Global Development Lab – knowledge of & experience with public–private partnerships for international development will make your CV stand out.

American UniversityDevelopment Coordinator – $19-$21/hr – suited to candidates with 2+ years of successful experience in a higher education setting , volunteer management, marketing, and/or major gift solicitation.  

This Organizing Manager, Eastern Region post with the Sierra Club is new since our Feb. 1 check-in – location flexible; DC preferred

Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Associate, State Health Care Spending – strong public policy research & analysis skills required.

Solar Energy Industries Association – Summer 2016 Intern opportunities noted

Self-described lovely nonprofit in White Flint area seeks Development Assistant on temp-to-hire basis – $35k-$40k

Now, a programming note: we'll be skipping Monday.  See you w/ Sunday re-runs, and again on Tuesday.

So, what's your plan for the forthcoming Valentine's/Presidents' Day weekend?  We're hoping to check out new Belgian beer-centric The Sovereign in Georgetown or the also freshly-hatched Hank's Pasta Bar in Old Town; and if you have a yearning for Thai, we had a pretty great lunch at Soi 38 yesterday.  Whatever you come up with, including just-staying-the-hell-inside-'cause-it's-too-damn-cold, your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes it goes as great as last night did for the electrifying #8.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

55 (we wish that referred to today's temp.)

Just-the-jobs style on this chilly, no-warmth-in-sight Thursday.

1-3) Amazon
4) American Statistical AssociationPublic Relations Manager

5) American Traffic Safety Services Association Associate Director of State Government Relations (scroll to find)

6) Black & VeatchMarketing & Communications Manager

7-8) BRG Communications
9-10) Brookings Institution
11) Catholic Relief ServicesDirector of Communications – Baltimore, MD

12) Center for Progressive ReformCommunications Specialist – apply by Mar. 11

13) Chesapeake Bay Foundation Director of Major Giving, DC Metro Area (scroll to find) – apply by Feb. 29

14-15) ColorOfChange
16) Conservation InternationalGraphic Designer

17-18) Corporation for Enterprise Development (scroll to find)
19-20) Edelman Berland
21) Endocrine SocietySenior Specialist, Development & Strategic Partnerships – see also main career page

22) ExpediaRegional Manager, Government Affairs

23) Georgetown UniversityDirector of External Relations & Board Liaison, GU Law Center

24-29) Hill + Knowlton Strategies
30) League of Conservation VotersDevelopment Special Assistant – apply by Feb. 29

31) McDermott Will & EmeryMarketing Coordinator, Communications (search DC location; scroll to find)

32) Mystery DC-based grassroots advocacy organizationGraphic Designer – part-time/freelance post – $30-$40/hr – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

33) Mystery employerExecutive Assistant, Government Relations – up to $80k – search managed by NRI Staffing

34) Mystery medically-related associationCommunications Associate – temp-to-hire – $36k-$42k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

35) Mystery Reston-based integrated PR & marketing firmAccount Exec – up to $55k – search managed by Creative Circle

36-38) National Consumers League
39-44) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
45) Office of the Comptroller of the CurrencyEditorial Services Manager – $104k-$193k – apply by Feb. 17

46) Orbital ATK Principal Communications Representative – temporary position

47-48) University of Maryland Medical Center – Baltimore, MD
49) Visiting Nurse Association of AmericaMarketing & Communications Manager – apply by Feb. 19

50) Webster, Chamberlain & BeanLegislative/Lobbying Professional – JD preferred

51) WE Communications Account Exec, Technology – Seattle, WA

52-54) World Wildlife Fund
55) ZERO/The End of Prostate Cancer Development Intern

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Blocked for a clever title this morning; some nice jobs, though.

We’ll start your Wednesday with this fresh, fabulous & high-profile Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications opportunity with the Motion Picture Association of America – see also main career page

Sunshine SachsAccount Exec, Digital/Social Media – 1-3 years working in PR, digital, social media or content marketing desired, as is passion for emerging tech, new media & pop culture – DC or New York

The ACT Foundation, a group working to foster National Learning Economy that supports educations attainment & workforce success, is actively seeking Senior Program Manager (scroll to find) with 3+ years communications & project management experience.

Business-conference innovator/disruptor Consero is in search mode for a Digital Marketing Manager with 2-4 years of relevant experience, including previous work with marketing automation software; SalesForce & Pardot preferred

Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) – Intern
  • Unspecified Democratic Leadership OfficeIntern
  • Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) – Intern
  • Pacific Northwest DemocratIntern
  • Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade Subcommittee, Republican StaffIntern – apply by Feb. 12
Data Quality CampaignAssociate, Strategic Communications (pdf) – 3-5 years experience in media/public relations desired 

National Retail FederationDirector, Media Relations – minimum of 5 years relevant experience desired

National Park Foundation
Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineFundraising Program Manager – at least 5 years of development experience desired

Library of CongressAnalyst in Social Policy/Social Security – $77k-$110k – apply by Mar. 8

New since just-over-a-week-ago from Ketchum:
We’ve always thought philanthropic transparency stalwart Guidestar would be an interesting organization to be a part of; your chance for that is as Outreach Associate, based in DC, Williamsburg, Va. or San Francisco, CA

Washington Post – Public Relations Coordinator – duties include fielding & booking TV/radio requests, setting up/producing TV live shots & radio interviews, researching media contacts & admin tasks.

Education Trust
Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsCoordinator, Major Gifts – minimum 1-2 years development or related experience required; working knowledge of the performing arts preferred.

Communities in Schools
Mystery DC-based associationCommunications Coordinator – freelance to full-time – up to $20/hr – search managed by Creative Circle

Advisory Board CompanyCoordinator, Online Strategy & Communications – experience in web writing/editing & in analyzing utilization data will move your CV to the top of the stack

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Network, Union, Administration & Convention

Lots of great direct-to-us submissions in today's set.

Tyson’s Corner-based Commonwealth Consultants seeks Account Assistant (scroll to find) to handle a variety of research, writing & support/admin duties – at least one year of professional/office experience desired.

Their name hearkens back to Buffalo, NY, but fortunately for your purposes, communications & public affairs cadre the Black Rock Group calls the northern reaches of Old Town Alexandria home – scroll to find Account Exec (entry-level) and Senior Director (min. 2-3 years relevant experience) opportunities there.

CLS Strategies has just passed these fresh opportunities along:
The SEEP Network, a collection of international organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets & financial systems, has let us know about this Multimedia Design Associate suited for candidates with minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience to join their team – note: if you get a pop-up asking for a user name/password, just hit cancel button & you’ll see the listing just fine.

Georgetown University has shared two new opportunities supporting their Office of Global Engagement and Global Futures Initiative:
Our friends at the British Embassy send along this terrific Communications Officer opportunity focused on policy issues covering Syria, Iraq, Iran & Ukraine hotspots – $52k – apply by Feb. 18

Communications Strategy Group notes Intern (scroll to find) opportunities available for Spring/Summer 2016 engagements in DC, Chicago, IL & Denver, CO – $12/hr – focus on education-related clients/issues.

Union of Concerned Scientists
American Nurses AssociationPublic Relations Specialist – seeking candidates with minimum 10-15 years of related PR experience, preferably managing & writing for issues-based campaigns & initiatives in a nursing or health care association.

Federal Railroad AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $53k-$69k – application window will close on the day they receive 50th application, so we expect this won’t stay active all the way to the Feb. 22 final deadline noted

These Summer 2016 Intern opportunities with United to End Genocide sport a Mar. 1 deadline (select Internships tab to find)
Mystery McLean-based communications & PR firmAccount Coordinator – minimum of 5 years relevant experience desired – search managed by Profiles

Climate Action CampaignCommunications Director – at least 7-8 years of professional experience in a campaign-style communications position required, including on- & off-record work with the media.

APCO WorldwideGlobal Marketing & Communications Assistant – familiarity with HTML, web analytics, CMS & CRM applications, and media database & monitoring programs desired.

U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality & purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured; you’ll be helping USP tell its tale as Senior Writer there.

Hager Sharp (scroll to find)
Pleeeeeease let us know if one of you ultimately snag this Summer 2016 Intern, Media Affairs opportunity with the Society for Human Resource Management; we have a friend there you should meet – position is for current, full-time students only

Merritt GroupStaff Writer – minimum 8 years of professional writing experience required 

Renewable Energy GroupIntern, Federal Affairs – Summer 2016 – see also main career page

Monday, February 8, 2016

-16 to +4

... that's how our Carolina-leaning 26-20 prediction in yesterday's run of previously-noted opportunities closing this week performed, so perhaps we'll just stick to bringing you jobs and internships.  We'll be adding a few listings in the comments field of today's brief set shortly

National Journal remains on the hunt for a Marketing Manager who can create innovative & data-driven marketing campaigns – 3-5 years of experience in direct response/email marketing required; skills in digital, social media, search engine marketing & landing page optimization also desirable, as well as previous work w/ Salesforce is plus.

Food Safety Inspection ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $64k-119k – bilingual w/ English & Spanish required – apply by Feb. 10

kglobal is actively seeking:
  • Senior Account Exec supporting high profile DoD public affairs office
  • Interns – Summer 2016 – public affairs/grassroots, digital media & PR specialties noted
World Learning seeks paid Video Intern on part- or full-time basis to creating short, socially optimized videos capturing the essence of the group’s programs & events and promoting youth leadership, international development, inclusivity & cultural exchange.

American University
These fresh Summer 2016 opportunities with the Pew Research Center are paid positions:
Pew Charitable Trusts
Charles Koch Institute & Foundation – searches managed by Talent Market:

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Pregame Show

For those of you inclined to do some job-hunting instead of watching hours of pre-Super Bowl programming (before you watch three and a half hours of actual Super Bowl), here's your run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  Our prediction: Panthers 26 – Broncos 20

National Credit Union AdministrationDiversity Communications Specialist – $113k-$185k – Feb. 8 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – Feb. 9

Dept. of DefensePublic Relations Specialist – $108k-$141k – Feb. 9

National Collegiate Athletic AssociationCoordinator of Government RelationsFeb. 9

Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Information Officer – $120k-$170k – Feb. 10 

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Community Relations Service – $90k-$139k – Feb. 10
Emerge America – DC or San Francisco, CA
Evidence ActionSenior Manager, Donor RelationsFeb. 10 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by state location as noted)
Economic Development AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $92k-$119k – Feb. 11

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Associate, Museum of American History (scroll to find) – Feb. 11

University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy
Director of Alumni Relations (search job # 15000098) – Baltimore, MD – Feb. 11

U.S. Mission to the United NationsPublic Affairs Specialist – $55k-$71k – New York – Feb. 11

George Mason University
Administration for Children & FamiliesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $128k-$160k – Feb. 12 

Brookings Institution Research Assistant, Economic Studies – mid $40k – Feb. 12

Fairfax County Police Dept. Director, Public Affairs Bureau – $71k-$118k – Feb. 12

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Not there yet ....

FRIDAY UPDATE - no new post today, thanks to some technical challenges.  Have a lovely weekend, and we'll see you again Sunday w/ jobs closing in the coming week.

1) Advanced Energy EconomyState Policy Associate – apply by Feb. 29

2-3) American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (scroll to find)
4) American Gas AssociationCorporate Affairs & Financial Outreach Specialist

5-6) American Occupational Therapy Association
7-10) Biotechnology Industry Association
11-13) Brookings Institution
14) BurnessCommunications Coordinator, Health & Social Policy

15) Congressional Budget OfficeCommunications Intern – $16-$25/hr – apply by Feb. 29

16) Consortium for Ocean LeadershipCommunications Specialist

17-18) Council on Foreign Relations – New York
19-20) Counterpart International
21) Economic Development AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $92k-$119k – apply by Feb. 11

22-23) Environics Communications
24) Fonkoze USAMarketing & Communications Manager – knowledge of Haitian Creole or French a plus – DC or Minneapolis, MN; occasional travel to Haiti required

25) Food Research & Action CenterSenior Manager, Media & Content Marketing

26-28) Georgetown University
29) Harvard UniversityDigital Communications Coordinator, Medical School – Boston, MA

30) International City/County Management AssociationCommunications Coordinator

31) JRB CommunicationsCommunications Assistant – $17/hr

32) MedimmuneDirector, External Communications & Community Affairs

33) Mystery employerMarketing/Communications Coordinator – freelance basis – search managed by The Creative Group

34) PEPCO Senior Media Relations Manager

35-38) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by state location as noted)
39) Patent & Trademark OfficeCongressional Affairs Specialist – $77k-$119k – apply by Feb. 16

40) Powell TateDirector, Public Affairs

41) Taxpayers Against FraudPublic Interest Advocacy Fellow – $30k – early June start-date preferred – apply by Mar. 1

43) Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & InterventionsSenior Director of Development & Industry Relations

43-45) Urban Institute
46) U.S. Mission to the United NationsPublic Affairs Specialist – $55k-$71k – New York – apply by Feb. 11

37-48) World Bank
49) … and finally: get your swank on (and more importantly, get ready to comp us a couple cocktails) in your part-time engagement as Public Relations Coordinator at Georgetown’s Four Seasons Hotel

more to come OK, all done –

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

50 More

This week's just-the-jobs programming hits the five-o mark again on this soon-to-be soggy Wednesday.

1) The U.S. Agency for International Development seeks DC-based Press Officer to take charge of the challenging Afghanistan & Pakistan beat – 5-10 years of relevant experience, plus solid established press relationships desired – we’re told this comes with a $103k-$152 salary range – apply by Feb. 18

2-3) Fresh opportunities with the Incite Agency (scroll to find):
4-8) The Scoop News Group recently swooped into our comments field to let is know about these (scroll to find)
9-11) Center for the Study of Social Policy – Summer 2016 opportunities:
12) FleishmanHillard reports that they are still seeking candidates for this needed-now PR Intern, Healthcare post – paid position – you can also email amanda.allison [at] fleishman [dot] com if interested.

13) Administration for Children & FamiliesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $128k-$160k – apply by Feb. 12

14) American Association of ImmunologistsCommunications Manager (pdf) – find application info here

15) American Council of Young Political LeadersCommunications Manager

16) American Society of Civil EngineersManager, Federal Government Relations – apply by Feb. 15

17) American Waterways OperationsGovernment Affairs Associate

18) Bureau of Land Management Assistant Director, Communications & Public Relations – $155k-$185k – apply by Mar. 2

19-29) Capitol Hill
30-32) Council on Foreign Relations
33-34) CNN
  • Planning Editor for – temporary position
  • several Intern (used the advanced search+ link and search DC location) opportunities recently posted for Summer 2016 – it appears that these are for students who will still be enrolled in college at the time of the internship (in other words, sorry upcoming May 2016 grads)
35) Cultural Tourism DCSocial Media Assistant (pdf) – part-time

36) DC Water & Sewer AuthorityCoordinator, Water Communications – $71k-$119k – apply by Feb. 16

37) FDANewsEditor/Reporter

38) FHI 360Communications Specialist supporting USAID’s mSTAR project

39) IBMCommunications Officer supporting the supporting the Persistent Geospatial Intelligence Office

40) Internews Intern, Internet Access Project

41) KimetricaCommunications Specialist – DC, New York, Boston or other location possible

42) Mercy CorpsSenior Policy Researcher & Writer

43) Mystery employerMedia Outreach Director – 6-8 weeks initial engagement

44) Mystery healthcare-related nonprofit seeks individual w/ congressional scheduling experience to recruit MoCs to attend an event coming up in March – $17/hr

45) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InitiativeDigital Media Assistant

46) Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkCommunications Associate – apply by Mar. 31

47) RIA GlobalWeb Writer

48) Society for Human Resource ManagementCommunications Specialist

49) U.S. Conference of Catholic BishopsAssociate Director, Government Relations (search  dept./secretariat: government relations)

50) … and finally: the plentiful member recruitment opportunities at non-profits are normally outside of our wheelhouse, but we’ll make an exception for this Director of Membership Recruitment with the storied National Press Club, who appear to covet some measure of journalism experience in their preferred candidate profile.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

So this is going to be a thing now, huh?

So we've found another 50 jobs & internships for you as we take a break from exposition & settle into just-the-jobs programming this week, so we guess this is going to be a thing now, where we go ahead and commit to bringing you 50 a day as we run up to Super Bowl 50; which seems appropriate, given our status as the Official Public Affairs Job Board & General Weather/Traffic Complaint Blog of the NFL.  Well ... maybe for Wednesday & Thursday, too, but you're not going to get 50 on Friday, we expect.

1) AAAManaging Director, Association Communication

2-4) Alliance for Excellent Education
5) American Kidney FundAssociate Director, Government Relations

6) APCO Worldwide Research Analyst

7) Association for Molecular PathologyDirector, Marketing & Communications (pdf) – find application info here

8) Association of School Business Officials InternationalDirector of Marketing & Communications

9) Association of Zoos & AquariumsPresident & CEO – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

10) Astellas Pharma Associate Director, Medical & Development Communications – Northbrook, IL

11-12) Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
13) CoreLogicPolicy Research & Strategy Analyst

14) CureSearch for Children’s CancerMarketing & Communications Coordinator

15-16) Direct Selling Association
17-18) Emerge America – DC or San Francisco, CA
19) Evidence ActionSenior Manager, Donor Relations – apply by Feb. 10

20-21) Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (scroll to find)
22) Feeding AmericaDirector of Advocacy

23) George Washington UniversityDigital & Creative Communications Assistant

24) Health Care Service Corp.Executive Director, Health Policy Government Programs – can also search here

25) ICF InternationalMarketing Communications Analyst – supporting the National Cancer Institute – a temporary opportunity may also be available

26) Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries – Assistant to the General Counsel & the VP of Govt. Relations

27) Kids in Need of Defense Director of Advocacy – apply by Feb. 29

28) Jacques & AssociatesGovernment Relations Intern – apply by Feb. 19

29) Mystery national food production companyCommunications Manager – Orange County, CA – search managed by Chaloner & Associates

30) Mystery non-profitDirector of Development – search managed by Metro Staffing Resources

31) National Breast Cancer CoalitionWeb & Digital Media Manager

32) National Collegiate Athletic AssociationCoordinator of Government Relations – apply by Feb. 9

33) National Endowment for DemocracyVice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs

34) Parkinson’s Action NetworkGovernment Relations Manager

35) Potomac Communications GroupCommunications Coordinator

36) Society of Chemical Manufacturers & AffiliatesGovernment Relations Manager – search managed by Staffing Advisors

37-40) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
41-42) Spitfire Strategies
43) U.S. China Business CouncilPrograms Intern – late-April/early-May start date preferred – apply by Mar. 18

44) ViacomManager, Government Relations & Special Projects

45) Washington Humane SocietyChief Communications Officer

46-49) Weber Shandwick
50) … and finally: Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers report to duty in Viera, FL on Feb. 19 – could you be on the roster by then as Marketing Coordinator?