Friday, April 19, 2019

Broadleaf, the Brits, Beaverton & Bunnies

Hello Friday job-aspirants! Let's get to it!

The DC Sustainable Energy Utility is seeking a Marketing Project Manager with mum of three years of marketing advertising, and/or brand management experience as well as project management skills – apply by Apr. 28

CropLife America has passed along this Communications Coordinator (pdf) opportunity suited to aspirants with 4+ years of relevant experience; familiarity with the agricultural industry preferred – see also main career page

CLS Strategies has a fresh Managing Associate (scroll to find) post available for you – 3-6 years’ experience in journalism, political campaigns, on Capitol Hill, a PR agency, or association is the kind of background that will move your CV to the top of the stack.

Atlantic Media
ASIS InternationalDirector, Communications – 10+ years in a strategic marketing/communications role desired; association or security industry background a plus – Metro-proximate Old Town Alexandria location.

Pew Research Center
Pew Charitable Trusts
DC Public SchoolsDeputy Chief, Communications – $141k-$148k – 8-12 years of related work experience required; education sector background a plus. 

Heritage Foundation
Software engineering firm Broadleaf seeks Communications Consultant to support the Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command – 5+ years of public affairs/communications experience required, as well as an active Secret clearance – Navy Yard location – see also main career page

British Embassy
National Home Infusion AssociationMarketing & Communications Specialist – 3-5 years of marketing experience & demonstrated skills implementing highly creative digital strategy & social media campaigns desired.


DexisIndo-Pacific Strategy Communications Associate supporting the USAID Asia Bureau – seeking candidates with 3+ years’ experience in managing and/or conducting outreach & communications events, preferably related to Asia and/or international development – apply by May 27

American University
Mystery Arlington non-profitMarketing & Communications Associate – $50k-$60k – 2+ years of communications/marketing experience sought.

Center for American Progress

Associated Builders & ContractorsGovernment Affairs Intern – $15/hr – April/May through July

Here’s your chance to get in with the just do it! crew at Nike as Director of Communications, Social & Community Impact – 10-12 years’ experience in high-profile corporate communications or public relations roles supporting global brands desired – Beaverton, OR

Best wishes for a lovely weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource, as well as a reverent Good Friday and wonderful Easter for folks who honor those events.  And safe days and chocolate bunnies to all!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

So Far, So Good

Yes, we are yet again a work-in-progress.  Some great stuff, so far – and we're going to find you even more. [edit: now fully complete]

1-3) 1,000 Days, a group leading the fight to make the well-being of women and children in the first 1,000 days of life a policy & funding priority, has let us know these are all available:
4) American Public Transportation AssociationDirector, Advocacy Communications

5) Brookings InstitutionProject & Design Coordinator supporting the Hamilton Project

6) Burness CommunicationsSenior Associat

7) Central Intelligence Agency Editor/Publications Officer – $54k-$80k

8) Consumer Product Safety CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $83k-$128k – apply by Apr. 28

9) DC Dept. of HealthDirector of Communications & Community Relations – $116k-$162k – apply by May 3

10) Emily’s List Press Secretary

11-12) Environmental Defense Fund
13) Foundation for Individual Rights in Education –  Major Gifts Officer – DC or Philadelphia, PA – search managed by Talent Market

14-15) Georgetown University
16-17) IBM
18-19) Independent Community Bankers of America
20-21) International Monetary Fund
22) Kaiser Family Foundation Communications Associate – San Francisco, CA

23) NALEO Education Fund Deputy Director of Communications (pdf) – DC or Los Angeles, CA – see also main career page

24) National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsCommunications Coordinator

25-28) National Alliance on Mental Illness
29) National Association of RealtorsSenior Policy Representative, Financial Services

30-31) National Association of Manufacturers
32) National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $137k-$166k – apply by Apr. 25; subject to early closure

33) National Law Center on Homelessness & PovertyCommunications Associate

34-35) Nature Conservancy
36) Mystery DC-based non-profitOutreach Coordinator – search managed by The Choice, Inc.

37-39) SEIU
40) Sibley Hospital/Johns Hopkins MedicineStewardship Manager

41) Society for Science & the PublicDevelopment Associate
42-45) United States of Care
46) Urban Land InstituteVice President, Advancement Communications

47) U.S. Chamber of CommerceCoordinator, Marketing & Communications/Political Affairs & Federation Relations

48) U.S. Green Building CouncilCommunications Intern and Public Relations Intern

49) Voto Latino Communications Director – Spanish language skills a plus

50) Washington PostGraphics Reporter, Elections – apply by May 3

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hope, Research, Technology & Prosperity

Generation Hope provides mentoring, resources, and services to help teen parents become college graduates and to help their children become kindergarten rock stars, and you could help spread the word on their great work as Communications Manager (pdf) – see also main career page – apply by May 6

Government consulting firm LMI has passed along this very fresh Strategic Communications Lead post supporting its defense-related business – 5+ years’ experience & knowledge of the defense sector desired.

The Melanoma Research Alliance is actively recruiting for a Director of Development with 10+ years of fundraising experience gained within a nonprofit; foundation; political campaign or higher education or medical/healthcare institution – DC or New York

OBVtekSenior Policy Analyst – 10+ years’ experience in defense acquisition & Secret clearance required; background in public affairs, PR, media relations, Congressional, AFMC/PA, and/or SAF/LL environments preferred.

GallupCommunications Strategist – 10+ years of experience in journalism/PR required; background publicizing public-sector research findings highly desired.

American Trucking Associations
University of the District of ColumbiaAssistant Vice President, External Relations – $107k-$132k – 10+ years of experience in government relations, external affairs, or business development desired – apply by Apr. 25

AECOM Communications Manager supporting the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va. – 10+ years related experience in public relations, public affairs or journalism desired.

Institute of Internal AuditorsManager, North American Government Relations (scroll to find) – 3+ years of experience interacting with Congress and/or federal regulatory agencies desired.

Information Technology Industry Council
DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory AffairsLegislative Affairs Specialist – $85k-$109k – apply by May 30

A mystery DC-based association is looking to bring aboard a Director of Government Relations on a temporary basis – $88k-$100k – 6+ years of relevant experience required; JD preferred – search managed by The Choice Inc.

Smithsonian Institution
Americans for ProsperityGrassroots Trainer – 6+ years of grassroots/campaign experience required – DC-based, but with significant travel to Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada & Montana.

Mystery McLean-based employerContent Developer/Copywriter – 4-6 month term – to $31/hr – graphic design skills a huge plus – search managed by Creative Circle

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Add a Little Randomness

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we are once again avoiding frequently-used job-boards & search engines and instead going directly to a random set of employer pages we've visited in a few mid-April editions from 2016-2018.  We do this to add a little randomness to your job search & hopefully bring to light a couple good opportunities we (and you) might have otherwise not uncovered.

2UDigital Media Coordinator

AARPSenior Editor, Spanish Content – fluency in Spanish required

AmazonDigital Marketing Specialist

American Geophysical Union
News Writing & Production Fellow supporting Eos – one-year term

APCO Worldwide
Association of American Medical CollegesSenior Digital Content Specialist

CLS StrategiesInterns and Digital Production Intern (scroll to find) – Summer 2019

DCI GroupAccount Associate, Digital Services

Fannie MaeCommunications & Marketing Specialist

Food Marketing InstituteManager, Labor Policy & Sustainability


The Herald Group (scroll to find)
Human Rights CampaignDigital Organizer

ICF International Marketing & Communications Associate

Independent SectorAssociate

Inter-American Dialogue – fluency in Spanish required
Issue OneCohort Coordinator – $42k-$48k

League of Conservation Education Fund
Director of Institutional Writing & Strategy – apply by Apr. 30

March of Dimes

Mystery Arlington-based trade associationMarketing Coordinator – temp-to-hire – $15-$16/hr to start; $40k-$42k if brought on full time – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

National Asian Pacific American Women’s ForumPublic Policy Intern (scroll to find) – Summer 2019

National League of CitiesSenior Associate, Grassroots Advocacy – $60k-$68k – see also main career page

PAEInformation Specialist supporting USAID's Office of Food for Peace

PATHDeputy Director, Foundations, Trusts & Community Engagement – DC or Seattle, WA

People for the American Way
Rainforest Trust – Warrenton, Va.
Sierra Club
Spectrum Communications
Teach for AmericaAssociate, Public Partnerships – apply by Apr. 22

Truth InitiativeExecutive Assistant, Communications

Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Campaign Organizer – high $40k to $50s – DC, Cambridge, MA or Chicago, IL – apply by May 12

World Wildlife FundOnline Marketing Specialist

Monday, April 15, 2019

Let's Get Started!

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

MedStar Georgetown University HospitalDirector of Media Relations – 5+ years of journalism or media relations experience required, including work in a healthcare or research-related environment.

The Responsible Business Alliance is seeking a Marketing Associate with and academic background in communications/marketing plus 1-3 years of related experience in an association, agency or corporate office environment.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationSenior Media Relations Coordinator – 2+ years’ experience in communications, public policy, media and public relations, and/or the non-profit sector sought.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Federal Executive Director – successful candidate will serve as primary advocate for CBF at the Federal Level and in the DC Metro area – apply by May 10
  • Graphic Designer – part-time; through June 2019 – Annapolis, MD – apply by Apr. 19
U.S. Agency for Global MediaCongressional Liaison – $83k-$128k – apply by Apr. 26

Per the comments, we see this Membership Coordinator post available with the National Grocers Association – 1-2 years of experience in an association or nonprofit organization required; background in in sales a plus.

United Nations Foundation
DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist/Media Field Supervisor – $117k-$152k – apply by Apr. 19

Mercy CorpsSenior Communications Officer – 5-7 years of experience in media relations, journalism or marketing required.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
Visit BaltimoreMarketing Coordinator (scroll to find) – 2+ years’ experience required; agency or newsroom background preferred – Inner Harbor location

Center for American ProgressDirector, Broadcast Communications – 7-9+ years of experience in media and/or communications required; background in broadcast media strongly preferred.

American Enterprise Institute
America’s Public Television Stations Congressional Liaison – $60k-$80k – 2+ years full time experience working with or for the U.S. Congress required, as well as excellent writing & research skills.

Census Bureau
Congressional Affairs Specialist – $83k-$108k – apply by Apr. 22

George Mason University
U.S.–Azerbaijan Chamber of CommerceLiaison – duties include media relations, aiding companies doing business in Azerbaijan, and serving as a liaison with governmental and non-governmental entities, business organizations & think tanks.

National Institutes of HealthWriter/Editor – $83k-$128k – apply by Apr. 19

 George Washington University
Coalition for Smarter Growth Communications Manager – 2-3+ years’ experience with web, CRM systems & social media communications required; facility w/ EveryAction CRM a big plus.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Get Your Tax Returns In ...

... and check out previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American Public Gas AssociationChief Executive Officer (scroll to find) – Apr. 15

DC Corrections Information CouncilCommunications Specialist – $49k-$63k – Apr. 15

Washington Post Multiplatform EditorApr. 15

Transportation Security Administration Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$149k – Apr. 15

League of Conservation VotersLegislative Representative post – Apr. 16

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission/Prince George’s Parks & RecreationPublic Information Coordinator – $60k-$103k – Apr. 16

Public Religion Research InstituteExternal Affairs AssociateApr. 17

Nature Conservancy
Union of Concerned Scientists
Smithsonian Institution Prospect Research Analyst (pdf) – Apr. 18 

George Mason University
DC Dept. of Forensic SciencesDirector of Communications – $116k-$162k – Apr. 19 

Junior State of AmericaCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – $50k-$60k – Apr. 19

News Literacy ProjectSenior Vice President of CommunicationsApr. 19

Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$105k – Apr. 19

Virginia Railway Express Senior Communications Specialist – $51k-$75k – Apr. 21

Friday, April 12, 2019

Busy Busy Busy

Hello Friday job-shoppers.  We are busy busy busy – but not too busy to miss bringing you some jobs.  Happy hunting

Senior Manager, Public Affairs – 6-10 years of public relations, public affairs, or communications experience require

LMOMedia Relations Manager – 5+ years of media relations experience required – Rosslyn area location

URACDirector, Marketing & Communications – 7-10+ years’ experience/education in marketing desired; preferably in health care or a related field.

International agricultural, food security & anti-poverty stalwart Fintrac is seeking an Office Manager with outstanding organizational, interpersonal & verbal communications/public relations skills; experience in office management, administration, and/or travel coordination preferred.

American Association of State Colleges & UniversitiesVice President for Governmental Relations & Policy Analysis – seeking candidates with 7-10 years of experience that includes working with the federal government on legislative and regulatory matters, preferably related to higher education; background in state government relations a plus – apply by May 6

DC Dept. of Insurance, Securities & BankingPublic Affairs Specialist – $92k-$118k – apply by Apr. 30

ChevronFederal Government Affairs Project Coordinator – 2-5 years in a coordinator role & experience with project management, stakeholder engagement, support for executive visits & event planning sought.

University of Maryland
DC Corrections Information CouncilCommunications Specialist – $49k-$63k – apply by Apr. 15

Atlantic Media
Center for American Progress
American University
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterInternational Research Methodologist – Master’s degree in survey methods or relevant discipline & 3+ years applied research experience required.

Junior State of AmericaCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – $50k-$60k – 2+ years’ communications experience required – apply by Apr. 19

Best wishes for a lovely, excellent weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

We predict ...

... that Ricky Fowler takes the green jacket at Augusta this weekend – and that you'll like at least one of these jobs.

1) Fifth Estate Communications is seeking a Senior Account Manager with 3+ years of relevant experience, stellar project management abilities, and demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite – $52k-$65k

2) The National Institute of Building Sciences has shared this Social Media & Public Relations Specialist (pdf) – experience with media relations & pitching desired, along with top-notch writing skills and strong attention to detail – search managed by SOS Association Solutions

3-5) The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is actively recruiting for:
6) Collaborative Communications seeks Associate with 2-4 years of communications & public relations experience and project management skills; consulting firm background preferred.

7) The University of California is seeking a Principal Legislative Analyst with 4-6 years' experience in advocacy or governmental relations & researching complex subject matter to join their DC outpost – apply by May 1

8-9) Opportunities with the USA for the UN High Commission on Refugees – see also main career page
10) Visit Baltimore seeks a Public Relations Intern (scroll to find) for the Summer 2019 term – college juniors or seniors interested in a career in communications, public relations, marketing, or tourism desired – Inner Harbor located

11) American Public Gas AssociationChief Executive Officer (scroll to find) – apply by Apr. 15

12) Bishop Ireton High School Communications & Marketing Specialist

13) Burke United Methodist ChurchCommunications Specialist

14-15) Council on Foundations
16-18) Edelman PR
19) Education TrustAssociate Director of Development

20) FrameWorks InstituteVice President of Strategy (pdf) – apply by June 1

21-24) FreedomWorks
25) General ElectricCommunications Intern – Summer 2019

26-29) Georgetown University
30-31) German Marshall Fund of the U.S.
32) Girl Scouts of AmericaSenior Director of Community Engagement & National Partnerships – New York

33-34) Golin
35) Hogan LovellsSenior Public Relations Specialist (select Washington location; scroll to find)

36) LMIStrategic Communications Specialist – Secret clearance required

37) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission/Prince George’s Parks & RecreationPublic Information Coordinator – $60k-$103k – apply by Apr. 16

39) Motor & Equipment Manufacturers AssociationCommunications Specialist

39) National Breast Cancer Coalition – Chief Public Policy Officer

40-41) Nature Conservancy
42) NEA Member Benefits Corp. – Senior Marketing Specialist, Member Solutions

43) Society for International DevelopmentSummer Associates

44-45) Stateside Associates
46) Van EperenCopywriting Intern – Summer 2019

47) Volunteers of AmericaInterns (scroll to find) – Summer 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Spring to Action and to these Jobs

Before we get to the jobs, please check out Spring2Action today!  This is a one-day fundraising effort supports local groups who play a critical role in making their community a better place & help out people in need.  Our preferred choice is the National Capitol chapter of the American Red Cross, who directly supported nearly 1,000 local families hit by fires and catastrophes, and provided training, education & community services to 250,000 more people in the DMV.

Downtown DC-based communications firm Crosscut Strategies has let us know they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find)
The NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board has shared this Press Secretary post suited for candidates us 3-5 years’ experience in public relations, journalism, public affairs, or advertising – New York

The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to take on this Director of Planned Giving role and oversee their planned giving program and be a vital part of growing support from individual donors.

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence is seeking a State Legislative Manager (scroll to find) with 3+ years’ experience lobbying state officials & working with state agencies to draft or implement policy – $55k-$75k – apply by Apr. 22

People’s ActionHealthy Water/Healthy Kids Campaign Organizer (pdf) – $55k-$60k – 3+ years’ organizing & coalition-building experience required.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Williamsburg, Va.
Concepts Inc.Communications Assistant – at least 1-2 years of experience in communications or a related field required.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
(scroll to find)
American Institute of Architects Senior Manager, Email & Digital Marketing – proven experience in a digital-focused role with solid HTML & CSS skills desired.

Opportunities with the currently cheery folks in Charlottesville at the University of Virginia:

Monday, April 8, 2019

Here We Go

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

Programming note: no new post Tuesday; see you again Wednesday.

Join Polaris’ efforts to eradicate modern slavery as Director of Governments Affairs – 7+ years of legislative or issue-advocacy experience required, including work related to human trafficking, labor rights, domestic violence, immigration, sexual assault, or criminal justice.

The DC Dept. of Small & Local Business Development has passed along this Legislative Analyst position – $85k-$109k – duties will focus on legislative/policy analysis & helping develop related strategy – apply by Apr. 11

Virginia Railway Express – Old Town Alexandria location
North Cleveland Park & the Sidwell Friends School await you via Editorial Director & Associate Director of Communications and Writer opportunities. 

Or just head a few blocks south on Wisconsin Ave. for this Assistant Director of Communications role at the National Cathedral School – 3+ years’ experience and proficiency with Photoshop & InDesign desired.

United Nations Foundation
Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$105k – apply by Apr. 19

Macfadden – opportunities supporting USAID’s Office of Food for Peace
World BankSenior Communications Officer supporting the Global Environment Facility with solid communications/media relations experience on global environment issues – apply by Apr. 26

Johns Hopkins University
GoogleManager, Government Affairs & Public Policy, U.S. Technology Agencies – seeking candidates with 10 years of experience working on technology policy issues within government, think tanks, public interest groups, or relevant industry associations.

American Enterprise Institute
American Diabetes AssociationSenior Manager, Brand Marketing & Communications – 5-7 years of integrated marketing and communications experience; familiarity with behavioral science marketing and programs a plus.

George Mason University
Mathematical Association of AmericaSenior Development Associate (pdf) – $50k-$65k – 3+ years of nonprofit fundraising development experience required.

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Northrop Grumman Principal Tradeshow & Events Communications Specialist – 6 years of experience in communications & project management sought.
Wireless Infrastructure Association (scroll to find)
Public Religion Research InstituteExternal Affairs Associate – 3 -5+ years of experience in external relations, legislative affairs, community organizing & coalition building sought – apply by Apr. 17

George Washington University
General ElectricCommunications Coordinator – described as an entry-level role; preference for candidates with relevant work experience including internships & academic projects.