Wednesday, July 27, 2016

No, the International Crisis Group probably can't solve the Nats' bullpen issues.

Corporation for Public BroadcastingLegislative Assistant & Project Specialist – $40k-$56k – at least 3 years of related experience sought – apply by Aug. 2

The Institute of International Education is in search mode for a Program Coordinator supporting their Events and Enrichment Team with a particular focus on helping to administer the Fulbright Scholar Program – 2 years admin experience desired; experience assisting events strongly preferred.

The communications, advocacy & stakeholder strategy cabal known as the Beekeeper Group has just passed along these opportunities along to us:
Fintrac, a consulting firm working on agricultural solutions to thwart hunger & poverty, has updated their call for a current-undergrad Intern (scroll to find) for the Fall season to support their communications & program management operations – part-time; paid position – fluency in Spanish a must – deadline extended to Aug. 10

We note several recently added DC-area (with one dreamy exception) communications-related opportunities with Booz Allen Hamilton; these appear to be in support of DoD/military-related clients:
FP1 StrategiesProduction Staff Assistant – strong organizational skills & attention to detail especially valued.

Office of the DC MayorSpeechwriter – at least 5 years of communications/speechwriter experience desired

Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) – Intern
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) – Intern
  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) – Intern
  • Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) – Intern
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) – Intern
  • Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) – Intern
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) – Intern
  • New York RepublicanIntern
Council of the Great City SchoolsCommunications Specialist (pdf) – at least 2-3 years of communications experience required; social media and InDesign skills desired.

National Association of Bond LawyersDigital Marketing Assistant – 1-3 years of experience required; non-profit/association background preferred

The Pro Bono Institute, a nonprofit organization working on new approaches to assist the poor & disadvantaged parties who are unable to secure legal assistance to address critical problems, seek Communications & Development Associate with 3-5 years related experience.

Adfero Group
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International AffairsEditorial Intern – candidates must be graduate students or possess a graduate degree in international affairs, political science, philosophy, international law or related area.

Center for International PolicyProgram & Research Associate supporting the Security Assistant Monitor program – seeking candidates with a minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in an admin and/or research role.

Children’s National Health System
Gavi/the Vaccine AllianceSenior Manager, North American Communications (scroll to find) – minimum of 7 years in communications, journalism or PR required; knowledge of global health or development issues greatly preferred – French, German, Japanese, or Spanish language skills a plus – apply by Aug. 3

International Crisis GroupSenior Development Officer, Government & Foundation Relations – 7-10 years of development experience or similar relationship-building background sought – New York – search managed by Talent Citizen 

Land Trust Alliance
The University of Baltimore seeks a dynamic & creative Major Gifts Officer with at least 3 years of fundraising experience – Baltimore, MD – apply by Aug. 10 

Competitive Enterprise InstituteInterns – apply by July 31 for Fall 2016

World Bank – French language skills noted as desirable for both of these:
University of VirginiaEditor for Iris, the student-written publication of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center – part-time – $16-$18/hr – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by Aug. 1

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Short Run

Here's a small-ish set (with some really excellent opportunities) for your Tuesday consideration.

We'll start you with this super-fresh, just-over-the-transom Managing Director opportunity with CLS Strategies; ideal candidates have 7-10 years of experience in public affairs and/or corporate/crisis communications, are driven, self-starters with the ability to grasp complex subject matter quickly and work well within teams.

The DC Deputy Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Justice is currently looking for a Public Information Officer to provide support, guidance and coordination to the District’s public safety agencies – 5+ years in public relations, communications or policy required – $90k-$135k

ScoutComms, a communications, advocacy & philanthropic strategy firm providing services that support veterans & military families, seeks Interns to join the Fredericksburg-based team this Fall – interest in veteran & military family causes, as well as strong communications, technology and research skills desired.

New at the American Enterprise Institute since our end-of-May check-in:
Opportunities with the free-market oriented R Street Institute, which is actually located on 17th Street:
Poverty & Race Research Action CouncilCommunications & Partnerships Manager (pdf) – applicants for this new position should have some organizational leadership & teambuilding experience, as well as relevant PR/communications skills.

SOS Children’s Villages
Safe Shores/DC Children’s Advocacy Center Manager, Foundation & Corporate Relations (pdf) – $55k-$60k – 3-4 years professional fundraising/development experience with demonstrated success in grant writing and solicitation desired – apply by Aug. 15

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
… and finally: your Washington Capitals are looking to add a new Mascot Coordinator (a role that could also be simply described as Mascot) to this season’s roster – previous mascot experience desired; we’re guessing that some skating skills probably wouldn’t aspiring Slapshots, as well.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Sizzler

First a heads-up: we included some new opportunities in yesterday's regular run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.  Now enjoy your sweltering (please make it stop!) Monday set.

Modestly-named tech-focused venture capital firm Revolution is looking for a Communications & Social Media Coordinator with 1-3 years’ relevant experience & exceptional written/oral communications skills.

Relief International
The National Foundation for Cancer Research is in search mode for a Director of Marketing with 7+ years of success in digital marketing, including website, email campaigns, social media platforms & SEO; must be very strong on content creation for marketing, messaging & digital promotion.

Nonpartisan public policy institute New America has just passed along Fall 2016 Editorial Intern and Graphic Design & Data Visualization Intern opportunities – apply by July 29 for best results.

Peace CorpsStrategic Digital Content Specialist – $68k-$123k – apply by Aug. 4

Crescent Hotels & Resorts, operator of a diverse set of hotel properties, seeks Digital Strategy Specialist with at least 2 years of marketing/digital strategy experience and skills in social media, SEO & SEM, graphics & web analytics.

Atlantic Media
Ketchum
Department of Defense Education ActivitySocial Media Specialist – $77k-$100k – apply by Aug. 10

Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency CoalitionAdvocacy Intern – top-notch copy editing, persuasive writing & organizational skills desired – full-time candidates preferred – apply by Aug. 24

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases seeks Development Coordinator to join their team in the Northern reaches of lovely Old Town Alexandria – apply by Aug. 15 – scroll down to see Manager, Marketing & Communications post noting a we-don’t-know-if-it-means-it’s-over July 8 deadline

The proponents of spuds seek studs,* not duds: National Potato CouncilSenior Director, Public Policy – at least 7 years of public policy experience required; agricultural policy background preferred.

Shire PharmaceuticalLead, Global Hematology & Immunology Communications (search communications category) – Illinois-based

ACLUAdvocacy & Policy Strategist/Associate –  experience in organizing, lobbying, legal advocacy, or related fields desired – New York

Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
New with Conservation International since our end-of-June check-in:
Mystery national lifestyle firm seeks Public Relations Manager to lead the development & implementation of communications strategies for the organization – Chicago, IL – search managed by Bloom, Gross & Associates

This Legislative & Political Assistant with National Nurses United appears to be new since our few-weeks-ago look-in there – excellent writing & research skills, as well as knowledge of organizing principles and social movements, are among their wants for the position.

Save the Children has plenty of Internships available for the Fall term in DC & Fairfield, CT – this Communication & Advocacy Specialist, Global Health post is also available for candidates with 3-5 years of experience in the humanitarian or development field as communication specialist, advocacy specialist or similar role in the field of reproductive health.

Lots of opportunities noted with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find: be sure to click show all job openings box)
* studettes welcomed as well, we're sure.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

We've got such a small list of next-week-deadline jobs today...

... that we added some new ones to the mix at the end.  But first, the regular run of previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week:

Dept. of LaborDirector, Office of Regulatory & Programmatic Policy – $123k-$185k – July 25

Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Affairs Specialist/Web Operations Coordinator – $64k-$122k – July 26

Nature Conservancy
American Academy of ActuariesCommunications Admin AssistantJuly 28

ACLU of IdahoDevelopment Associate – part-time – Boise, ID – July 29

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – July 29

U.S.-China Economic & Security Review CommissionCongressional Liaison & Communications Coordinator – $58k-$95k – July 29

University of MarylandCoordinator, School of AgricultureJuly 29

American Feed Industry AssociationCommunications CoordinatorJuly 31

British EmbassyPublic Affairs Special Projects Coordinator – $49k – New York – July 31

International Arts & Artists Content Writer/Editor – two-month term – July 31 

Institute for Educational LeadershipProgram Coordinator, National Education Policy Fellowship Program – $50k-$55k – July 31

New finds:

Alternative Paths Training SchoolCommunications & Development Specialist – $40k

American Wind Energy AssociationDeputy Director, Community & Online Engagement

Fairfax CountyCommunications Specialist supporting the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court – $57k-$95k – apply by July 29

Federation of State Medical BoardsCommunications/Public Affairs Manager

Healthcare Distribution AllianceCoordinator, Marketing & Communications (scroll to find)

Inova Health System (search using job ID)
Mystery nonprofit providing college admissions & financial aid advising to students in Montgomery CountyDevelopment Manager – $45k – search managed by TalentRemedy

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteWeb Editorial & Production Assistant

Resource GenerationCommunications Director – low $60k – location flexible; preference by New York-based candidates – apply by Aug. 12

VisaSenior Director, Public Affairs

Washington WizardsSeasonal Communications Assistant

Friday, July 22, 2016

Chill Out

We plan to actually follow our own advice for a change with a weekend planned around air-conditioned locales with occasional pool visits.  Mostly-direct-to-us submissions in Friday's set, plus the usual Friday regulars (with a couple more still to add).

The American Feed Industry Association is actively recruiting for a Communications Coordinator with 1-3 years of related experience, proven experience in social media analytics, and strong writing skills suited to digital channels – apply by July 31

Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney’s in-house think tank, the Global Business Policy Council, seeks an Outreach Specialist to strengthen the Council’s profile with key constituencies both outside and inside the firm on a range of future-looking global macro topics.

The Glen Echo Group has room on the team for a Fellow (scroll to find) to pitch in on a variety of fronts including social media strategizing, research & drafting press releases & articles – min. commitment of 24 hrs/wk desired.

The National Geographic Society is in search mode for an Internal Communications Specialist with 2-4 years of experience in journalism, corporate communications and/or event planning – strong writing skills for digital & print channels a must; internal communications background & facility w/ content management systems a plus.

Per the comments field, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters offers up:
Potomac Communications Group has shared this Communications Manager opportunity with us – experience in media engagement and strong writing skills are required; knowledge of energy, infrastructure, science or technology issues a plus.

JDA Frontline seeks currently-enrolled students for Intern (scroll to find) posts – duties may include media monitoring, drafting and distributing press releases, client research, campaign development, strategic planning & media relations.

American University
British EmbassyPublic Affairs Special Projects Coordinator – $49k – 3-5 years’ relevant experience in event operations and/or project management desired – New York – apply by July 31

Federal Trade CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $92k-$119k – apply by Aug. 8 

Pew Research Center
Pew Charitable Trusts
Advancement ProjectSenior Attorney & Director of Voter Protection Program – seeking candidates with at least 7 years of post J.D. experience with at least 5 years of substantial litigation experience, including trial skills. 

Mystery employerResearch Intern – topics may include U.S. foreign policy; Middle East & South Asian affairs; terrorism, counterterrorism, national security, & cyber security; social media; U.S. Congress; & donor research & outreach – preference for students at DC-area schools. 

Visit BaltimoreDirector of Communications – listing notes requirement for 6-8 years’ experience in the tourism industry or related field; we’re guessing you should probably also have a strong allegiance to Charm City cultural touchstones including Poe, the O’s and Natty Boh – Baltimore, MD

Best wishes for a climate-controlled, pleasant & restorative weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A lot from a few (so far)

Here's a start for your belated mostly just-the-jobs Thursday set; we'll add some more, later.

1-2) The Maryland National Capital Planning Commission has passed along this Chief Performance Officer opportunity for a strategic thinker who can develop measures to gauge performance of various units, work with stakeholders to improve them, and report on performance to senior management; preferred attributes include a degree in industrial engineering, project management, or related field, and/or a Six Sigma Certification – $57k-$98k – apply by Aug. 26 – you might also be interested in this related Communications Specialist post supporting the Montgomery County Planning Dept. – $57k-$98k

3) Hispanic-focused PR firm Communicad seeks Account Exec, Client Services with at least 6 years of full-time communications/PR experience with an agency or communications department; fluency/proficiency in Spanish a must

4) The National Urban League is looking to fill this Senior Manager, Communications post suited for candidates with 4-6 years of applicable communications, PR and/or journalism experience in a small to medium sized non-profit, Capitol Hill, trade association, and/or PR/public affairs firm – apply by Aug. 12

5-8) Charles Koch Institute
9-12) Georgetown University
13-23) Hey look: our friends at the Nature Conservancy now provide easy-to-link positions, which is great development for us (and you):
24-31) University of Maryland
32-34) CNN
35-36) National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (scroll to find)
37) Partnership for Public ServiceMarketing Communications Manager – see also main career page

38) Blue Cross/Blue Shield AssociationSenior Policy Manager, Medicare

39) Consumers UnionPolicy Analyst, Telecom

40-46) Environmental Defense Fund
47) Society for Women’s Health ResearchInterns – terms unspecified

48) Washington Policy CenterCommunications & Marketing Director – Seattle, WA – search managed by Talent Market

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

So Long, Chief Zee

Seeing Chief Zee at RFK or FedEx Field always made us smile, and we're sorry as hell to see him go.  We hope his friendly nemesis Crazy Ray is there to greet him on the other side.

The Motion Picture Association is putting out a casting call for this Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, who will play a key role a key role handling day-to-day media relations, and developing & executing the association’s external communications strategies & programs – minimum of two to three years’ experience working in a press/media, public affairs, or political environment desired.

The American Association for University Professors seeks Digital Organizer with 3-5 years of relevant experience with a labor, political, or other nonprofit advocacy organization; expertise constituent management platforms such as Action Network, NationBuilder, NGP VAN, Salsa, or Catalist will also help your cause – $60k

The Global Fairness Initiative, a non-profit organization that promotes a more equitable, sustainable approach to economic development for the world’s working poor, has shared these part-time Communications Intern (pdf) and Global Programs Intern (pdf) opportunities – apply by Aug. 8

A mystery global research organization focused on sustainability looks to bring aboard an E-mail Marketing Specialist for a four-month engagement starting in mid-August; full- or part-time engagement possible – $23-$30/hr – 1-3 years of email marketing experience desired – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityMedia Relations Specialist – $59k-$108k – at least 4 years of relevant experience required; previous on-the-record spokesperson duty preferred – apply by Aug. 1

George Washington University
National Association of Home BuildersManager, Communications (scroll to find) – a minimum of 3 three years of experience in communications, writing/editing & PR is desired.

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, a group offering compassionate care to individuals grieving the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces, seeks Director of Communications & Media Relations with at least 10 years of experience in communications, media relations, marketing, PR or related field.

Capitol Hill
WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! – that’s the helpful all-capped advice prominently featured in this Public Affairs Specialist opportunity with the U.S. Army Intelligence & Security Command – $92k-$119k – apply by July 21

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va., except as noted:

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Progress, Freedom, Security & Justice

ThinkProgress is in search mode for a Climate Editor who can help writers develop new ways to cover a wide range of environmental topics, including climate change, air & water pollution, environmental justice, agriculture, and the 2016 election.

The Semiconductor Industry Association seeks Events & Membership Manager (scroll to find) with 2-5 years of professional experience planning/executing events & securing sponsorships, as well as membership recruitment experience.

We’ve been told that Fall 2016 Communications Intern and Government Relations Intern (scroll to find) opportunities are still available with the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom – paid positions; course credit may be possible.

International global health innovator & accelerator PATH has shared this Policy Communications Officer post requiring a minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience; background in communications for global health or development highly desirable – we’ll also note this recently-added Senior Communications Assistant post supporting PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation & Access.

Fintrac, a consulting firm working on agricultural solutions to thwart hunger & poverty, seeks current-undergrad Intern (scroll to find) for the Fall season to support their communications & program management operations – fluency in Spanish a must – apply by Aug. 10

Also per the comments field, the National Women’s Business Council has Fall 2016 Communications & Engagement Fellow and Research Fellow opportunities available – apply by Aug. 8

Truman Center/Truman National Security Project (scroll to find)
Foundation for Advancing Alcohol ResponsiblyCommunications Associate – social media experience for a non-profit or awareness campaign or personal cause deemed a plus

Here’s a very fresh Account Supervisor opportunity with Powell Tate suited for candidates with a proven track record of developing & executing communications strategies & programs

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – apply by July 29

American Bar Association
HUD/Office of Public & Indian HousingWriter/Editor – $64k-$100k – apply by Aug. 2

The American Legion (scroll to find):
American Academy of Physician AssistantsVice President, Communications – minimum of 10-15 years communications & media relations experience in organization of similar size and scope is deemed essential – see also main career page.

United WayDirector of Public Relations – and 10+ years of prior relevant work experience required – apply by Aug. 28

International Justice Mission
British EmbassyIntern, UK Trade & Investment – Sept. 19 to Dec. 9 term – 3 slots available – apply by July 24

Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation/Council for a Livable WorldCommunications Officer – $55k-$63k – excellent writing and editing skills are required; familiarity with national security issues a plus.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Hello Monday

Just-the-jobs style today, as we return to operation.  Don't forget to check out previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1) The National Legal Aid Defender Association has this Grants Management Specialist post to share; Certified Grants Management Specialist credential and/or Certified Government Financial Manager certification a must – don’t worry about the July 13 submission deadline noted; they passed this along on 7/14 (but hurry, we suggest).

2-5) Currently available at the Information Technology & Innovation Association – fellow & intern posts are all of the paid variety:
6) American Forest FoundationPolicy Director – apply by July 20

7-8) ASCD – see also main career page
9) Audubon SocietySenior Policy Advisor

10) Federal News Radio – multiple Editor/Writer (scroll to find) posts noted

11) Flamboyan FoundationCommunications Associate

12) Hamilton Place Strategies – ongoing recruitment noted at Analyst, Associate and mid- and senior- level Public Affairs Professional opportunities

13-14) Human Rights Campaign
15-21) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
22) Landesa Rural Development Institute Senior Philanthropy Officer – New York, Seattle, or San Francisco Bay area

23) Managed Funds AssociationExecutive Assistant, Government Affairs

24) Mountain Institute Communications Intern (pdf)

25) National Public RadioExecutive Producer for Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me

26-30) National Trust for Historic Preservation
31-37) Pew Charitable Trusts
38-39) Rails to Trails Conservancy
40) U.S. Capitol Historical SocietyManager, Development & Outreach

41) U.S. Chamber of Commerce Manager, Media & External Relations

42) … and finally, from the sounds-like-it-could-be-fun department: Six Flags America & Hurricane Harbor seek a Communications Manager with strategic mindset & crisis communications experience

43) and finally, part 2: comedy-for-comity proponent Komodia seeks Development Director (aka Show Me the Money Director, replete with shouty Tom Cruise pic) and suggest you click on the blue woman to learn more about their Social Media Contractor post.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

We're Watching The Open Now

The leaders head into the back nine at Troon as we close out previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
BP (search using keyword public affairs)
British Embassy
ACLU of Oregon Development Director – Portland, OR –  July 20

Corporation for National & Community ServiceProgram Assistant supporting the Social Innovation FundJuly 20

Corporation for Public BroadcastingMedia Relations Coordinator – $40k-$56k – July 20

DC Dept. of Transportation
Public Affairs Specialist – $93k-$119k – July 20

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use search by VA location or use job # in keyword box)
Equal Opportunity Employment CommissionCongressional Liaison Specialist – $108k-$141k – July 21

George Washington University Marketing/Digital Communications Associate, Business SchoolJuly 22

Gunston Hall Plantation – Director of Marketing & Public Relations  – $32k-$92k – July 22

So Others Might EatMarketing & Communications ManagerJuly 22

U.S-China Business CouncilManager, Government Affairs & Business Advisory Services; native-level Chinese language skills required – Shanhhai, China – July 22 

United Nations FoundationDirector, Policy & Strategy/Global HealthJuly 22 

United Way [update: it appears that most of these have been extended since we first noted them]
Search for Common Ground Vice President for Development & CommunicationsJuly 23

Eurasia Foundation
Communications OfficerJuly 24