Friday, December 15, 2017

Kicking Butts!

Some great-sounding jobs, several of the direct-to-us variety (the first 7 employers noted) round out your job-seek week.

The Polaris Project is looking for a Digital Campaigns & Engagement Manager to join in their essential work against human trafficking – 3-5 years’ professional experience managing social media & a portfolio of creative, mission-directed digital campaign products is desired.

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has let us know they are still actively recruiting for this Program Associate, Youth Advocacy post suited for candidates with 2-3 years of experience and skills in group engagement; duties include building support for Kick Butts Day (Mar. 21, 2018) – more opportunities available including several internationally-focused listings.

Strategic communications cabal Kivvit is in search mode for a Public Affairs Associate with 3-5 years of experience in media relations, communications, and/or digital+social media strategy – we’re not sure what to call the neighborhood surrounding their 11th & G St. NW location

Our vacation-enabling pals at the U.S. Travel Association have let us know they are actively recruiting for these posts:
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is seeking a Video Production Manager to streamline, improve, and grow their video operations – 5+ years of experience in video production & video storytelling skills desired.

The Center for American Progress is seeking a Senior Media Associate focusing on climate-related communications – 3+ years of experience in media and/or communications required; on-the-record spokesperson experience preferred.

Linda Roth Associates, an Adams Morgan-based PR firm focusing on restaurants & hotel clients, as well as support for large events/conventions, has fresh Publicist (3-4+ years’ experience) and Junior Publicist (1-2 years’ experience) opportunities available.

Recent opportunities with various Atlantic Media properties
Brookings InstitutionCommunications Coordinator – 3+ of three years’ communications experience sought, preferably in a PR agency, think tank, non-profit, or other political/policy environment.

Nature Conservancy
 Pew Research Center
Pew Charitable Trusts
British EmbassyHead of Digital supporting the UK Mission to the United Nations – $72k – 4+ years’ experience managing social media channels required, as well a graphic design & videography skills – New York – apply by Dec. 26

Marriott International
We can’t hold this Senior Communications Associate, School of Medicine post for our usual Monday check-in on jobs at George Washington University, owing to its here-tomorrow Dec. 16 application deadline 

Georgetown University
Best wishes for a terriffic weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

It's Wednesday; Enjoy the Jobs

Thursday update: we hate not being able to give you a nice, plus-sized just-the-jobs Thursday set, but we just can't make it today – see you again Friday. 

Foundation for Government AccountabilityGovernment Affairs Director – 5+ years’ experience leading successful efforts to change policy via legislation, executive action, and/or agency action desired – remote location – search managed by Talent Market

Here’s a freshly hatched Associate Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Brand Management with Northern Virginia Community College – substantial experience in leading a brand marketing & communications department in an academic or similar environment preferred.

New with Americans for Prosperity since our early Dec. something-extra Saturday set:
Defenders of WildlifeCommunications Coordinator – $40k-$43k – communications, media, and/or environmental experience, as well as photography/videography skills move your CV to the top of the stack.

Johns Hopkins Health System/Suburban HospitalMarketing & Communications Coordinator – experience in social media and other digital marketing strategies required – Bethesda location

New opportunities with FleishmanHillard’s VOX Global affiliate since our late-Nov. PR jobs extravaganza:
Washington Area Bicyclist AssociationCommunications Coordinator – $38k-$41k – experience using a CRM database, email marketing platform & WordPress or similar CMS desired – Adams Morgan location.

Opportunities with CLASP, a group working to improve the energy & environmental performance of the appliances & equipment (scroll to find):
ConnellyWorksExecutive Events Coordinator – team players only need apply

Education Trust
Food & FriendsDevelopment Assistant – at least one year of work experience, preferably in nonprofit development, is desired; prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar database software a plus.

International Finance Corp
Millennium Challenge Corp.Writer/Editor – $58k-$123k – apply by Dec. 29 

National Endowment for the HumanitiesSpecial Assistant to the Director of Congressional Affairs – $44k-$58k – apply by Dec. 14

Bender JCC of Greater WashingtonOnline Communications Coordinator – proficiency in HTML, knowledge of WordPress, experience with Google AdWords are all desired. 

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

19 Employers, 21 Jobs, One Fellowship & One Internship

National Restaurant AssociationVice President, Communications & Media Relations – seeking candidates with 10+ years’ experience in communications, including service in a managerial capacity.

City of BaltimoreDirector of Communications (pdf) – 7+ years of experience in the communications field required, including serving as an on-the-record spokesperson; background in government strongly preferred

Conover + Gould seeks Intern on part- or full-time basis during the Jan.-May term – excellent writing communication & research skills desired, as well as facility with social media platforms – Cleveland Park location

American Enterprise InstitutePolicy Analyst, Center on Housing Marketing & Finance – ideal candidate for the position would have a minimum of three years’ experience analyzing US mortgage & housing markets with the use of large loan-level and property-level data sets.

Peace DirectDevelopment & Administration Officer – $35k-$40k –  At least 2 years’ experience in fundraising required – apply by Jan. 12

Rebalance IRA, a consumer-focused, mission-driven retirement investment firm seeks a part-time Media Relations Consultant to provide dedicated media relations support on an ongoing basis – remote-based position.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
A title like Vice President of Administration is outside of our usual focus here, but perhaps one of you would be interested/qualified to fill that post with our friends at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Annapolis, MD – apply by Dec. 15

CignaFederal Affairs Director – 5-1- years’ experience in legislative or regulatory affairs and/or policy development in the health care or tax legislative, regulatory, or consulting environments required.

American Association of GeographersEvent & Special Projects Assistant – experience in event management, customer service & communication skills, and attention to detail desired.

The World Resources Institute will let you serve as Head of Communications for the Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 partnership from Dehli, Jakarta, Beijing or London … but we suspect most of you will be happier to note that they have a preference for DC-based candidates.

Booking.comSenior Manager, Public Policy – 7+ years of relevant experience that includes working on the policy challenges facing the technology industry desired

CVSGovernment Affairs Director –10+ years Federal Congressional lobbying experience & knowledge of current health care issues required 

Wilmer HaleSenior Public Relations Specialist – 6+ years of PR experience required

George Mason University
Army Historical FoundationDirector of Major Gifts – 3+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector or similar field required, including some work as a fundraiser/client services rep.

HITT ContractingDirector of Communications – 10+ years of experience in in marketing, communications and/or PR desired.

… and finally: the American Air Museum in Britain is seeking an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial Major Gifts Officer to serve back here on this side of the Atlantic, although it looks like you’ll get to head over to the Duxford, UK airbase on occasion – search managed by the HR Team

Monday, December 11, 2017

Action, Engagement, Planning & Advancement

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

This Communications Division Manager post with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce must have been posted just shortly after we put together Chamber opportunities in Friday’s set – 3-7 years of media relations experience & proven track record of pitching & successfully landing stories required.

Per a helpful commenter, we see that the American Financial Services Association is in search mode for a Digital Communications Manager with 3+ years’ experience building and executing strategic digital campaigns at a PR firm, trade association or similar organization

United Nations Foundation – opportunities supporting the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit:
PYXERA Global modestly describes themselves as standing astride the intersection of business, social, and governmental organizations, facilitating groundbreaking partnerships around the world – your spot in this enterprise could be as Thought Leadership Manager (scroll to find), where you will help place company execs at events & speaking engagements and manage media relations activities.

The University of California has a part-time Fellowship opportunity with their National Center for Free Speech & Civic Engagement – you need not be affiliated w/ UC or based in DC, but will be expected to travel to both locations – $20k stipend – we first noted this in mid-Nov., when it sported a December application date that appears to have been extended to Jan. 12

George Washington University
National Association of RealtorsMedia Relations Representative, Public Policy Issues – 5+ years’ communications experience with Washington/Capitol Hill-focused media desired.

Optical Society
Chief Communications Officer – 15+ years’ experience in external & internal communications, branding, and project management required.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as otherwise noted
Computer security firm Untethered Labs seeks Digital Public Relations Manager on a part-time basis – proven track record designing & executing successful PR campaigns desired

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission
Association for Corporate Growth Vice President, Public Policy – seeking candidates with a comprehensive understanding of government relations and the political system, grassroots organizing and middle market private capital investment.

Prince William County
Media Specialist – $55k-$94k – focus on web-based video production – experience with Adobe Creative Cloud & professional video cameras required – Woodbridge, Va. – apply by Dec. 22

Council on Foreign Relations
Lupus Foundation of AmericaCommunications Specialist – 3-5 years of marketing, communications or public relations experience desired – scroll down for Intern opportunities.

Corporation for National & Community ServiceLegislative Aide – $44k-$50k – apply by Dec. 22

Opportunities with Alexandria-based interactive agency Engage:
Mi Familia Vota, a national civic engagement organization dedicated to Latino empowerment & civic participation, seeks Communications Director with Three to five years of experience in advocacy & digital communications – dominio del idioma espaƱol preferido. 

American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find)
Conover & GouldStrategic Communications Intern – knowledge of Wordpress and Buffer a plus – apply by Dec. 15 for Spring 2018

FP1 StrategiesPolitical/Research Associate – 1-2 years of relevant experience in political research and using databases desired.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

[Needs title]

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

Council for Advancement & Support of EducationSenior Communications Advisor to the PresidentDec. 11

Maryland-National Capital Parks & Planning CommissionVisual & Imaging Specialist – part-time – $19-$33/hr – Dec. 11

Open Society Foundations
Kaboom! Associate Director, Corporate PartnershipsDec. 13

Nature Conservancy
Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of Advancement, National Postal Museum (scroll to find) – Dec. 14 

Arlington CountyStormwater Outreach Specialist – $60k-$99k – Dec. 15

Destination DC Media Relations ManagerDec. 15

National Network of Abortion FundsState Policy Manager – $60k-$65k – Dec. 15 

British EmbassyPolicy Advisor, Energy & Environment – $67k – Dec. 17

Tonight Tony & Parts Unknown head to the San Francisco Bay area – 9 pm ET on CNN

Friday, December 8, 2017

Doors Closing, Step Back

Hello Friday job-lookers! We hope one of these helps close your week on a good note.

McCabe Message Partners
has shared a fresh call for a Graphic Artist with 2+ years of relevant experience; an interest in other fundamentals of the PR space is a plus – Dupont Circle location

Via the comments section, we see the Campaign Legal Center is looking for a Communications Campaign Manager with 4-6 years of communications/organizing experience for a nonprofit or political campaign

Also per the comments, we see that the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health has spots to fill:
Global Strategy Group is seeking a Communications & Public Affairs Intern – applicants should be able to commit to at least 20 hours per week for this paid position – familiarity with social media monitoring and media database tools as well as photoshop/design skills are all plusses.

We just stumbled on this Congressional Relations Officer post with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority that will be chiming “doors closing, step back” at 11:59 pm today, Dec. 8 – so get to it!

Looks like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has changed up their career listings software:
As part of their settlement related to diesel emissions shenanigans, Volkswagen Group of America has been required to make a significant investment in electric vehicles, which they have dubbed Electrify America – your part in this new enterprise could be as Public Relations & Communications Manager for the initiative – Herndon location.

Mystery Crystal City-based associationMedia & Communications Assistant – temporary post – $18/hr – Dec. 18 start date envisioned

American University
Atlantic MediaStaff Correspondent with Nextgov – experience in covering information technology issues required

BiogenDirector, Federal Public Policy & Government Affairs – seeking candidates with 8+ years’ of relevant legislative experience, primarily in healthcare

Nature Conservancy
BBYO (as in B’nai B’rith Youth Organization) notes a Social Media Intern (scroll down) opportunity of the paid variety for the Spring 2018 term

Mystery Alexandria employerSocial Media Coordinator – $21/hr – writing & proof-reading experience a plus

Better Medicare Alliance
Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineSenior Director of Philanthropy (scroll to find) – Five or more years of individual major gift fundraising and two or more years of management experience required; capital campaign background a plus – search managed by Aspire Nonprofit Partners

National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
Episcopal Diocese of WashingtonCommunications Director (pdf) – deep understanding of cause-driven non-profits and communication strategies & relevant social media/CMS skills desired – apply by Dec. 22 – see also main career page

Opportunities with online personal finance resource WalletHub:
Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsCommunications Specialist – $66k-$126k – apply by Dec. 20

American Motorcyclist Association (scroll to find)
Anheuser-BuschGovernment Affairs Coordinator – strong communications skills & facility with data collection & reporting experience using spreadsheets & charts desired.

ONE Campaign
American Council on EducationDirector, Government Relations – excellent communication, organizational & leadership skills desired, as well as thorough mastery of all facets of the legislative process.

YMCA of Virginia's Blue RidgeDirector of Development – 5+ years’ experience in resource development with a direct focus on fundraising required – Roanoke, Va.

Best wishes for a fab & frosty weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Big Wednesday

Thanks in part to plenty of comments-driven and other direct-to-us submissions, we have a pretty good sized mid-week set for you.  See you again on Friday.

1) The DCI Group is recruiting for a Director, Strategic Alliances with 5+ years’ experience in a related field, such as community outreach or non-profit corporate relations.

2-6) The Clyde Group has let us know that they are actively recruiting for all of these (scroll to find)
7) Via the comments field we bring you this Conference Center & Special Events Manager post with the Sheppard Pratt Health System, which looks to be based in Towson, MD

8-11) Also from the comments, we find opportunities with the Trust for America’s Health – see also main career page:
12) And one more per the comments – the American Councils for International Education is recruiting for a Managing Director for its program and business development team – 5+ years’ experience managing business development with a successful track record identifying, pursuing and securing funding for new projects required; proficiency in at least one foreign language preferred.

13) We noted this Events Associate post with the New America Foundation on Saturday’s something-extra set; we’ve since been informed that candidates are encouraged to apply by the end of the week for this, so get to it!

14) The Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking a Leadership Events Intern for the Spring 2018 term for a range of duties related to fundraising events/campaigns.

15) Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to WorkCommunications Associate (pdf) – apply by Jan. 5

16) American Indian Higher Education ConsortiumDirector of Congressional/Federal Relations

17) American Psychological AssociationLegislative & Federal Affairs Associate

18) American Society of Civil EngineersManager, Major Gifts – apply by Dec. 30

19-20) American Society of Landscape Architects
21) Association of Securities & Exchange Commission AlumniExecutive Director – part-time; home-based – search managed by Tuft & Associates

22-25) Brookings Institution
26) Congressional Research ServiceLegislative Research Assistant – $44k-$58k – apply by Dec. 20

27) Data Quality CampaignCoordinator/Associate, Policy & Research

28) Epilepsy Foundation Government Relations Manager

29) George Washington UniversityMultimedia/Videography Producer

30-31) Hudson Institute
32-33) Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
34-35) KPMG
36-37) Lockheed Martin
38) Metro Productions Government ServicesStrategic Communications Planner – $75k-$85k

39-40) MITRE
41-42) National Archives Foundation
43) National AquariumMarketing Programs Coordinator – Baltimore, MD

44) National Defense UniversityProgramming & Communications Intern – apply by Dec. 29

45-46) National Democratic Redistricting Committee
47) National Endowment for DemocracyProgram Coordinator, Government Relations and Public Affairs

48) National Football LeagueIntern, Public Policy & Government Affairs – Summer 2018 – apply by Jan. 5

49-50) Open Society Foundations
51) Resources for the FutureDeputy Director of Communications – see also main career page

52-54) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
55-56) Stand for Children
57) SojournersRacial Justice Coordinator

58) Sustainable Harvest International Director of Donor Engagement – location flexible

59-61) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
62) Verto Solutions Director of Marketing & Communications

Monday, December 4, 2017

Off We Go!

Tuesday update: no new post today – we will go with a Mon-Wed-Fri publishing schedule this week; see you tomorrow.

We'll start your Monday set by noting that the weekend run of previously noted opportunities closing this week also includes some new finds, so don't miss that.

We have it on good authority that the Urban Institute is actively seeking candidates for this Media Relations Manager post – 5-10 years of experience in media relations desired, along with a passion for social & economic policy research.

Our friends at the National Home Infusion Association have just shared these two opportunities to join their Metro-convenient Old Town Alexandria-based operation (scroll to find)
Public affairs/communications cabal Forbes-Tate Partners has passed along these opportunities (scroll to find):
Whiteboard Advisors team is seeking a top-notch Intern for the Spring term, but this paid position is also described as “open immediately” – strong research abilities, a keen attention to detail, and familiarity with K-12 or higher education policy among their wants.

Despite the applications for Spring 2018 is now closed note at the link, were assured the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is still recruiting for a Press Intern for the spring term – strong writing skills and an interest in news media are preferred – $200/wk stipend – send resume, cover letter & brief writing sample to with “press internship application” in the subject line.

Squared Communications seeks PR Intern, ideally starting in Jan. 2018 – strong communications skills, multitasking capabilities & work ethic valued – $11/hr

National Association of ManufacturersStrategic Communications Associate/War Room Manager – 1-4 years of communications experience required, with preferred emphasis on rapid-response, traditional and social media monitoring, analytics reporting and research.

Multinational law firm Dentons seeks Federal Regulatory Analyst for legislative, legal and/or fact research, monitoring & reporting duties.

City of AlexandriaLegislative Director – $92k-$142k – 5+ years of experience in government at the Federal, State, or local level desired.

NCTA/The Internet & Television Association (scroll to find)
Evolent HealthVice President, Health Policy – 8-10 years’ experience in health policy development, analysis and/or advocacy desired.

Congressional Research Service Environmental Policy Analyst – $66k-$86k – apply by Jan. 2

Sierra Club Lead Organizer – 3-5 years’ experience as a field organizer and/or leading community organizing campaigns desired – DC or Oakland, CA

H&R BlockDirector, State Government Relations – 5-10 years of experience in political, grassroots, lobbying, or campaign organizing fields sought.

The Herald Group (scroll to find)
Here’s a fresh Associate Director, Government Affairs job with Novo Nordisk – 10+ years of experience with federal or state legislative, executive and public policy making bodies required; understanding of the diabetes therapeutic area preferred.

Amnesty InternationalPress Officer – temporary post – 4-6 years’ experience in a fast-paced digital and/or communications role required – DC or New York

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteVisual Communications Specialist – advanced knowledge and proven experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat Pro, and/or other data visualization tools required.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
PolicyLink supports the work of local leaders to develop sustainable communities of opportunity that allow everyone to participate and prosper – your place in this enterprise would in New York as their Director of Communications – search managed by Commongood Careers

We previously noted this Outreach Associate post supporting the Rule of Law Initiative with the American Bar Association showing a Dec. 4 application deadline that now appears to have been extended to Dec. 29.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Light, Extra & Early

Since the usual Sunday run of closing-soon opportunities is a bit on the light side, we hunted down some extra new listings for you, and posted them early on Saturday afternoon.  You're welcome.

U.S. Commission on International Religious FreedomCommunications and Visual Information Specialist – $45k-$60k – Dec. 4

National Alliance on Mental Illness Senior Manager, Media RelationsDec. 5 

Nature Conservancy
Center for Social Policy  – Program Analyst, Learning & Evaluation Team (pdf) – see also main career pageDec. 8

World BankCommunications Officer supporting the Women Entrepreneurs Finance InitiativeDec. 8


Americans for ProsperityExecutive Assistant, Federal Affairs

Congressional Research ServicePublic Affairs Coordinator – $54k-$71k – apply by Jan. 2

Federation of State Medical Boards
Social Media Specialist

Feeding America Advocacy Associate – contract status/6-month term

Horizon Pharma –  Director, Federal Government Affairs and Policy

Human Rights FirstExecutive Assistant to the President/CEO – see also main career page

Legacy of Life FoundationDirector of Communications – Yardley, PA

Maryland-National Capital Parks & Planning Commission
Visual & Imaging Specialist – part-time – $19-$33/hr – apply by Dec. 11

Mystery McLean-based employerSenior Copywriter – temporary position – search managed by the BOSS Group

National Public RadioSocial Media Editor, Digital News

New America Foundation
Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkSenior Manager, Advocacy (scroll to find)

World BankOnline Communications Associate supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – apply by Dec. 18

Friday, December 1, 2017

Closing the Week Out

We're lacking a clever title to open December end the work-week; enjoy your Friday & happy hunting!

Per the comments field, we learn of this Coordinator, Political & Legislative Affairs (pdf) opportunity with the National Grocers Association – candidates with 0-3 years of experience on the Hill, Executive Branch, in government affairs, or political fundraising will be considered; foundational understanding of federal legislative, regulatory & political/fundraising process desired.

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom seeks a Communications and Visual Information Specialist with both media relations experience as well as facility with Adobe Creative Suite applications – $45k-$60k – apply by Dec. 4

The McCain Institute for International Leadership is actively recruiting for a Senior Director of Communications with 5+ years of direct experience in media relations, public affairs and/or strategic communications with a proven record of garnering earned media coverage.

The Atlantic Council notes a lot Intern opportunities for the Spring 2018 term here; we’ve been asked to reference the Spring Intern, Outreach & Awards Dinners (scroll way down) post in particular, and we’re told there is a Dec. 15 application deadline.

American University
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Coordinator, State & Federal Affairs (scroll to find) – 2+ years of related experience required. 

Mystery employerMedia Analyst – entry-level opportunity; Metro-convenient NoVa location

Heritage Foundation
District Communications GroupCommunications/Public Relations Specialist – 2-3 years of relevant experience desried, preferably at a PR agency. 

British EmbassyPolicy Advisor, Energy & Environment – $67k – your 3-5+ years of relevant experience should demonstrate a strong background in energy policy – apply by Dec. 17

Pew Charitable Trusts
Urban Institute Government Affairs Coordinator – demonstrated interest in public policy, government relations, stakeholder engagement, and/or federal, state, or local politics or policy required.

JPMorgan & ChaseCorporate Responsibility Specialist – 3 years senior admin experience or other senior level support role background desired
Best wishes for a super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.