Friday, April 18, 2014


The surely all-too-busy-these-days crew at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies seeks Digital Media & Social Engagement Specialist with proven expertise in social media campaigns, graphic design, HTML, and basic web maintenance

University of Maryland Associate Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship – $53k-$66k – seeking candidates with at least  five years experience in editing & communications, preferably in development, financial aid and/or alumni/constituent/client relations arena – apply by Apr. 23

Tech America, the voice of the information & communications technology industry, seeks Senior Event Coordinator with 2-3 years experience in event planning; SalesForce and WordPress skills a plus. 

Natural Gas Vehicles for AmericaPresident (pdf) – search managed by Association Strategies 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$101k – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0054- 1035-12-VF – DC or New York – apply by Apr. 24

National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: SO-UNSEC- 2014-0008 – apply by Apr. 28

DuPontGovernment Affairs Specialist/Intern

Healthcare cost-containment expert HMS seeks Federal Government Relations Senior Manager with at least 3-5 years GR experience, including work in health policy field

Streaming music stalwart Pandora seeks Director of Government Relations with Hill & lobbying experience including work on major legislative initiatives

World Resources Institute
Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human RightsCommunications Officer -- 3-5 years media relations experience working on political campaigns, or in elected offices, NGOs, or advocacy organizations required; as is knowledge of (or ability to learn, like immediately) the Joomla and Django web platforms

The National Park Foundation seeks Development Writer with a minimum of five years of experience in writing for development/fundraising, communications, media relations, or related field – more development/fundraising posts appear to be available.

City of AlexandriaDirector of Communications – $89k-$149k – apply by Apr. 30 

American University
Surescripts helps connect pharmacies, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, physicians, hospitals, health information exchanges and health technology firms to share important health-related info; your place in this network would be as Senior PR Manager.

Pay your friends and their Anchorman-related japes no mind when you snag the Communications Manager post at Burgundy Farm Country Day School; JK-though-8-level institution.

Senior Account Exec, Education appears to be the latest offering at the now-Fleisman-Hillard-affiliated public affairs firm GMMB – see more available here

Pew Charitable Trusts
Charles Koch InstituteCommunications Assistant – 2-3 years of experience in communications, media relations, or related field sought, along with a solid understanding of and passion for the tenets of economic freedom

Here’s a fresh Senior Public Relations Manager post with Microsoft's Public Affairs & Citizenship PR team – 6+ years of experience in communications targeting Federal level/Capitol Hill required; background in Executive Branch, political campaigns, think tanks/advocacy organizations and public relations firms a plus.

Cause Force seeks Communications Coordinator to ramp up coverage of their coming-this-fall Ride(s) to Conquer Cancer in DC/Baltimore and Philadelphia

Georgetown University
Our friends at POLITICO have a Fellowship spot reserved for a promising reporter who is committed to developing expertise in political and congressional news coverage – one year term, starting in September – $30k – apply by June 30

Director of Communications sought by non-profit involved in women's & international affairs – excellent web maintenance skills and/or proficiency in French or Spanish particularly desired –  $40k

And finally, the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, the good folks who bring you everything from Huey Lewis and the News to 2001: A Space Odyssey w/ the National Symphony Orchestra, have seats reserved for Director, Government Relations and Director, Annual Giving, as well as Program Coordinator, Leadership & Planned Giving

We wish you all a lovely weekend, and an appropriately reflective Good Friday and joyous Easter for those of you who mark those days with reverence.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Big Wednesday

Here's a hefty just-the-jobs set to tide you over until we publish again on Friday.  Enjoy

1) The Hatcher Group, a communications and public policy form specializing in supporting the nonprofit sector, seeks a PR Intern for 3-6 month term to join their Baltimore, MD office – $10/hr – experience w/ graphics programs such as InDesign or Photoshop, social media skills, and facility w/ web design will help your prospects.

2) Progressive public policy communications firm Turner 4D seeks a Summer Intern starting as soon as mid-May – paid position – social media, video production/editing & graphics skills are plusses

3) Our friends at the Wilderness Society seek a Government Relations Director for Wildland Designations with at least 8-10 years related experience, preferably in Capitol Hill or Administration setting, as well as a solid understanding of public lands issues and/or land management planning practices.  See main career page here.

4) American Bar AssociationProgram Associate, Rule of Law Initiative – supporting their Europe & Eurasia Division; DC-based – relevant language skills preferred.

5) American RiversGrants Associate

6-7) America’s Promise Alliance
8) Astellas Pharma Associate Government Policy Director

9-10) Brookings Institution
11-16) British Embassy
17) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: CMS-OC-DE-14-1084261 – apply by Apr. 29

18) College BoardState Policy Analyst

19) The Conservation FundMajor Gifts Manager

20) Dept. of the NavyPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Naval History and Heritage Command museum system – $52k-$69k – job ID: NE41035-09- 1094110NM799794D – two positions available in DC and Port Hueneme, CA – apply by Apr. 21

21) EarthJusticeCampaign Manager

22-23) Environmental Defense Fund
24) ENDependence Center of Northern VirginiaCommunications Specialist – $37k-$45k – apply by Apr. 30

25-30) Facebook
31-34) Greenpeace
35) GrifolsPublic Affairs Associate and another with that title – bioscience & healthcare company

36) HBIVice President of Corporate Communications

37-39) Land Trust Alliance
40) Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServiceEditor – $75k-$98k – job ID: 140095 – three positions available – apply by Apr. 25

41-42) Low Income Policy Fund (scroll to find)
43) National Association of Home BuildersSocial Media Intern and Communications Intern – stipends available

44-45) National Association of Realtors
46) National Human Genome Research Institute2014 Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship – apply by Apr. 25

47) National Stone, Sand & Gravel AssociationVice President of Communications

48-49) National Trust for Historic Preservation
50) Novo NordiskPAC Admin Assistant – temporary position

51-52) Ogilvy/Feinstein Kean Healthcare
53) Open Space Institute Conservation Information Manager (scroll to find) – New York – apply by Apr. 25

54) Patient-Centered Primary Care CollaborativeCommunications Manager

55) SAICPublic Policy Intern

56-60) Smithsonian Institution
61) Stand Up for Rural AmericaSocial Media Intern

62) T-MobileGovernment Affairs Intern

63-64) Uber
65) Union of Concerned ScientistsDevelopment Associate, Planned Giving – Cambridge, MA – apply by Apr. 20

66-67) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
68-69) Urban Teacher Institute – Baltimore, MD
70) Volkswagen Group of AmericaMedia Manager (search Virginia location or job # 000447) – advertising/branding focus

71) Wisconsin Policy Research InstituteDevelopment & Outreach Director – Milwaukee, WI – search Managed by Talent Market

72) World Wildlife FundManager, Water Policy

73) Young InvinciblesPolicy Director

Monday, April 14, 2014


Busy week for us, so we'll be publishing on a Monday, Wednesday & Friday schedule.  And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Hamilton Place Strategies – Associate – familiarity with business, economics, politics and the legislative process required; agency, publicly-traded company, or Hill/Administration background a plus.

USAID’s Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program seeks Communications Intern with given to students enrolled in graduate programs such as communications, public health, global studies, and public affairs or other applicable programs; strong applications from undergrads also considered – apply by Apr. 18 

Fleishman Hillard
The DC-based Alaska Wilderness League seeks Environmental Justice Coordinator w/ understanding of Alaska native culture and relevant legal & regulatory regimes governing that state – apply by Apr. 17 – Communications Intern and Government Affairs Intern opportunities also noted.  

Just Vision, a group working to promote nonviolence in the Palestinian and Israeli relationship through media & community engagement, seeks dynamic and experienced Executive Director to helm the group – can be located in DC or New York – Development & Operations Intern (DC) and Development Intern (New York) posts also available.

Society for Human Resource ManagementSenior Specialist, Media Affairs – minimum of five years’ experience in a media relations or public relations capacity required

National Education Association
The presumably bright brains at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging will surely scan your resume with a great deal of detail to determine if your minimum 6-10 years of successfully demonstrated work experience in PR and writing passes muster for Associate Director of Public Relations opportunity.  Speaking of bright-brained ideas: ½ day flexible summer Fridays environment noted.

Mystery Fortune 500 financial services company is seeking a Senior Manager to provide ongoing public relations support for their Commercial and Specialty Finance group – and googling that phrase seems to point to a likely suspect as employer – search managed by New Executive Recruiters

Washington Real Estate Investment TrustDirector of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations – seeking candidates with blend of PR and finance/IR experience

George Washington University
Arlington CountyCommunications Specialist – $23-$43/hr – focus on developing and implementing strategic communications and promotion plans for major projects & programs to increase public participation in decision making process – apply by Apr. 17

Association of Equipment ManagersPublic Affairs Specialist (scroll down) – ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in media outreach, public policy & social media.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fund for Global Human Rights – Director of Individual Giving – 10+ years fundraising experience sought – apply by Apr. 30

American Legacy Foundation – Admin Assistant, Office of the President – low $40k – ideal candidate should have a college degree in marketing, communications, health education / promotion, or a related field – Intern, Truth Marketing and Intern, Youth Activism posts also noted.

Progressive Congress – Communications Fellow and Organizing Fellow

Thurgood Marshall Academy
Center for American ProgressAssociate Director of Communications, CAP Action Fund –  on-the-record spokesperson experience and strong connections to progressive partners & allies move your CV to the top of the pile 

Burson Marsteller seeks Executive Vice President for their Direct Impact grassroots advocacy affiliate; ability to develop new business appears to be foremost among requirements for the positions

Are we (and, by extension, you) too late for this month-old call for a Federal Policy Intern with the Council for a Strong America?

Bloomberg BNA
Prison Fellowship International – Marketing & Communications Coordinator – $35k-$47k – broad range of communications/social media skills sought – Leesburg, Va.

And here’s another exurb-based opportunity, this time in Warrenton, Va., for Webmaster/Digital Media Specialist with the Rainforest Trust –WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite skills coveted.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists seeks Admin Coordinator, Government Affairs for variety of support duties.

– See you again Wednesday! –

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Your Sunday Nights Just Got Better

Previously much-loved show returns to the airwaves as we take another look at previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week:

Prince William County Dept. of Parks & RecreationCommunications Division Chief – $65k-$75k – Manassas, Va. – Apr. 14

University of Maryland, BaltimorePublic Relations Specialist, Dept. of Epidemiology & Public Health – contract status – Baltimore, MD – Apr. 14

Chesapeake Bay FoundationDigital Media Associate (scroll down) – Annapolis, MD – Apr. 15

Handwriting Without TearsOnline Marketing Coordinator – Apr. 15

Hilltop InstitutePolicy Analyst – healthcare/Medicaid focus – Baltimore, MD – Apr. 15

International Society for Pharmaceutical EngineeringPresident/CEO (pdf)  – search managed by Association StrategiesApr. 15

League of Conservation VotersCampaigns AssociateApr. 15

Refugees InternationalSenior Advocate – London, UK – Apr. 15

University of VirginiaSustainability Coordinator, Outreach & Engagement – $33-$66  – Charlottesville, Va. – Apr. 15

TASHAdvocacy Communications ManagerApr. 16

Arlington CountyNational Business Development Manager – $51k-$95k – Apr. 17

College of William & MaryCommunications Specialist – Williamsburg, Va. – Apr. 17

Federal Aviation AdministrationProgram Manager for IdeaHub and MyFAA online channels – $110k-$170k – job ID: AWA-AOC- 14-0004MR-3431 – Apr. 17

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
FRESHFARM MarketsMarket Coordinator – part-time – $15/hr – Apr. 18

Open Society FoundationsSenior Communications Strategist – New York – Apr. 18

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsChief Communications Officer (search administrative category) – $125k-$175k – Upper Marlboro, MD – Apr. 18

YMCA of Greater Richmond, Va.
United WayMarketing Communications Manager – Des Moines, IA – Apr. 20

Your Sunday nights just got better: Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown returns to the air tonight with a journey to India's Punjab region - 9:00 PM Eastern on CNN

Friday, April 11, 2014

No Tears or Tears, Please

Dexis channels social innovation while bringing together local leadership and public-private alliances to foster sustainable development, job creation, and economic growth in developing economies.  They seek a Communications Director with international affairs/development experience well-honed writing and social media skills.

Fresh opportunities with the Solar Energy Industries Association:
  • Communications Coordinator – strong writing skills a must; familiarity w/ Drupal, CSS, Photoshop and/or Adobe Premier a plus
  • Research Analyst – experience with quantitative analysis and familiarity with energy & environmental policy sought
  • Policy Specialist – provides broad spectrum of support the government affairs team
We have it on good authority that the folks at the Sierra Club are still trying to find the right candidate for their Associate Press Secretary supporting the Beyond Coal campaign; 3 years prior experience as a journalist, media liaison or other position involving media/press relations merits you consideration

American University
Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Associate, Digital – strong strategic and tactical web editorial skills, honed by previous website experience in either the for-profit or non-profit sectors, is required, along with hands-on experience with relevant social media tools.

LifeBridge HealthDirector of Public Relations – 5-7 years of experience in public relations with a strong focus on media relations sought – Baltimore, MD

Here’s what appears to be an already-heavily-applied-to (or at least clicked-on) Corporate Communications Manager opportunity w/ the folks at Cvent

Human Rights CampaignDevelopment Coordinator – one to three years of administrative/executive assistant experience in a professional work environment desired.

MDB Communications (scroll down)
Por favor use su salvavidas will likely be a term you’ll use frequently in your work as a Digital Content Manager (pdf) for the Recreational Fishing & Boating Association, given the requirement for Spanish fluency.

Discovery CommunicationsSocial Media Coordinator

Web-based business selling military uniforms
seeks sharp Content Writer to join the platoon – Spanish language skills a plus – Manassas, Va.

… and, finally: we’re intrigued on so many levels by this call for an Executive Assistant for your Washington Redskins.  First off, it it’s not found among the many opportunities (some good intern gigs, by the way) noted here w/ the team, and secondly, we can’t find any revealing info on the website/email address noted in the listing (even via whois!).  Could the domain name even be tied to Dan Snyder’s somewhat notorious river-viewing manse?  In any event, we’d love an upgrade to club seats one of these days if you snag this post.

… and finally, part 2: speaking of Potomac River views – here’s an Online Marketing Coordinator post w/ Handwriting Without Tears in river-adjacent Cabin John, MD – apply by Apr. 15

So with that, we hope your weekend is without tears (except the of joy variety, of course) and that currently underway RGIII et al workouts and ongoing #Natitude are without tears (as in, of ligaments), or for that matter, sans crying of any kind.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

It's Thursday, and right now we're cheerful ...

... and we've got a pretty good-sized just-the-jobs set for you.  We hope your (and our) day goes well from here.

1-2) American Psychological Association
3) American Red CrossProgram Manager, External Communications

4) ATK Defense GroupDivision Communications Manager – Baltimore, MD

5-10) Bipartisan Policy Center
11) Brookings InstitutionResearch Analyst, Economic Studies

12) Catholic Relief ServicesDirector of Online Marketing & Communications – Baltimore, MD

13-18) Conservation International
19) Corps NetworkIntern (pdf) – $1k monthly stipend – apply by Apr. 18

20-21) Edelman PR
22) Gaia GroupSenior Associate

23-26) Georgetown University
27) growing DC-based digital marketing agencyDigital Copywriter/Content Strategist – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

28) Humane Society of the U.S.Regional Director, Major Gifts – telecommuting OK, as long as you can drop by the Gaithersburg, MD HQ on occasion – search managed by Management Recruiters of the Mid-Hudson Valley

29-30) League of Conservation Voters
31) Microsoft Executive Assistant, Advertising & Strategy

32) Moving Picture InstituteDevelopment Associate – DC or remote location – search managed by Talent Market

33-35) MWW Group – DC or New York
36) National Committee for Responsive PhilanthropyField Assistant

37) National Lesbian & Gay Journalists AssociationExecutive Director – apply by Apr. 30 (as noted here)

38-45) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
46) NCTA/The Rural Broadband AssociationVice President, Legislative Affairs

47) Prince William County Dept. of Parks & RecreationCommunications Division Chief – $65k-$75k – Manassas, Va. – apply by Apr. 14

48) Top-ranked international public affairs firmRepublican Lobbyist and Democratic Lobbyist

49-50) United Way
51) University of Maryland, BaltimoreSenior Writer, Office of the President – can also search here, using job # 9355 – apply by May 2

52-53) University of Maryland Medical Center
54) Waggener-EdstromPR Intern, Social Innovation

55) Washington Animal Rescue LeagueAssociate Director of Development & Annual Giving

56) World Wildlife FundCommunications Director supporting the Food Goal Team

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We're Sanguine About Your Prospects

Fresh opportunities with the Data Quality Campaign, a nonprofit education advocacy group focused on promoting better use of data to improve education:
The Campaign for Community Change, a group working increase the profile of policy issues that matter to low-income people and people of color, and to educate and empower those constituencies to act on those issues, seek Summer Online Organizing Intern to support their Reform Immigration FOR America online channel

Our friends at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine are currently seeking a Celebrity Relations Coordinator. This is a terrific opportunity for those who stay on top of the latest celebrity news, are a natural in persuasive writing, and have a knack for picking up the phone and getting people on board. If you share these qualities and are passionate about their mission to advance the field of preventive medicine and research, PCRM would like to hear from you!

Congressional Budget OfficeAssistant Analyst – $37k-$43k – job ID: 14-26 – apply by May 30

Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServiceResearch Assistant, Congress – $52k-$67k – job ID: 140097 – apply by Apr. 25

New with Mathematica Policy Research:
Some of you may be interested Media & Outreach Manager and PR Intern opportunities at Williamsburg, Va.-based nonprofit info resource GuideStar, but many more of you will find their extensive nonprofit search tool an outstanding resource to identify possible employers – for example a search of DC listings and keyword environment brings up nearly 800 organizations to check out, and using multiple keywords (water environment) narrows that by a factor of ten.  Enjoy.

Legislative Affairs Associate appears to be new with Education Trust since our early Feb. check-in with them – knowledge of federal education policy and related legislative and regulatory processes desired.

Lockheed Martin (can also search here using public relations job class or use req ID)
City of Baltimore Health Dept. Communications Specialist – $35k-$42k – minimum of 2 years media relations, communications, social media, website or graphic design experience sought – Baltimore, MD

Are you the right type of candidate for Marketing & Communications Specialist (scroll down) with Virginia Blood Services? We’re positive (even sanguine) you’ll do great with them in Richmond, Va.

Capitol Hill
A mystery large conservative business association is looking for a Marketing & Communications Coordinator with up to two years related experience and excellent customer service orientated mindset.

University of VirginiaSpecial Assistant to the Honor Committee – $38k-$45k – experience advising students and/or student organizations required; Master's degree in student affairs, public policy or related field (by June 1, 2014) and direct knowledge of U.Va.'s Honor System and student culture preferred – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by Apr. 24

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Standard Edition

No Tuesday focused/specialized programming today; just a regular (but good-sized) set. 

International Franchise AssociationDirector of State Grassroots Advocacy – 5-7 years of experience in political or grassroots campaign-related work or franchise industry background required, along w/ ability to manage a heavy travel schedule; experience w/ the Voter Voice platform preferred.

Human Rights CampaignCommunications Director – your 10+ years experience of in communications and media relations should include management role(s); background or experience with LGBT rights and issues deemed important. 

SpeakeasyDC helps develop local talent and support the art of storytelling, and they want to hear your story in the form of resume & cover letter for their Marketing & Development Intern post – and/or just go see their show tonight in Shaw (fyi, we’re pretty sure address at that link should be 2009, not 20009)

Public opinion research & strategic communications firm Belden Russonello Strategists seeks Admin/Research Assistant – progressive issues focus; Dupont Circle location

Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Annapolis, MD
Mystery (but amazing) think tank seeks Admin Assistant on temp-to-hire basis – $14/hr to start, $35k-$40k possible if brought on permanently – search managed by TRAK Services

Federal Communications CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: DEU-OMR-2014-001 – apply by Apr. 22 

Amtrak has updated and improved their career search engine greatly since out last visit – poke around for more marketing/communications & advertising roles like Senior Officer, Brand Communications by going here and searching Washington, DC location; be sure to scroll to page two of results to see a few more – and, here’s some related reading for you.

You’re on the go in MoCo as Community Relations Manager (search managerial/executive category) for the Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation – $67k-$123k – apply by Apr. 21

Discovery Communications seeks Senior Writer/Producer to conceive, write, and produce large scale promo campaigns for the network across varied media platforms.

CVS CaremarkDirector of Corporate Communications – Woonsocket, RI

American Society of Civil Engineers
InterNewsCommunications Associate – 3 - 5 years of communications, outreach, or fundraising experience required, as well as previous work w/ databases and data integrity.

Ducks Unlimited Chief Public Policy Officer – 15+ years experience in conservation and public policy will merit consideration here

Airline Owners & Pilots Association – Frederick, MD
Washington International SchoolDirector of Major Gifts – 5-7 years of experience in fundraising required, with preference for background in an educational setting

DC Action for ChildrenPolicy Analyst – top candidates will have a graduate degree in public policy or  related field, and will have some experience working in government, advocacy or policy setting.

The Center for Effective Government is looking for a Policy Analyst to monitor and analyze developments in federal regulatory policies, with emphasis on chemical/environmental health issues, among other duties.

Mercy Corps seeks Executive Director for the National Committee on North Korea, which they help manage/run, it appears.  Sounds like a super-challenging and awesome opportunity.

Council on Foreign Relations
Our friends at 1105 Media seek an Associate Editor for GCN, their channel focusing on the government IT sphere

… and, finally: we’re big fans of the FRESHFARM Market operation, so we’re happy to point out these part-time Market Coordinator opportunities with them – $15/hr – apply by Apr. 18

Monday, April 7, 2014

Kalorama, not Kabul

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

Last moment Monday afternoon find:  We just saw a closing-today, Apr. 7 Conference Center Coordinator (scroll all the way down) with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Annapolis, MD, if that suits anyone.

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence seeks Media Relations & Communications Manager with 5-7 years public relations and communications experience, ideally working on public health and safety advocacy, political campaigns or issue campaigns – apply by Apr. 30

The Health Data Consortium, a new public private partnership to bring together key health data stakeholders to help foster innovations that improve health care, seeks Policy Director (pdf) – 5+ years experience working on health and legislative issues on Capitol Hill or with a government agency or health association is desired; work in the appropriations arena especially valued.

Here’s a really neat Program Manager post in the communications division of the Federal Aviation Administration helping run their IdeaHub and MyFAA online channels – $110k-$170k – job ID: AWA-AOC- 14-0004MR-3431 – apply by Apr. 17

Astellas Pharma, makers of a variety of life-improvers and -extenders, seeks Director, Government Communications & Advocacy with extensive experience in public relations, coalition development & grassroots/grasstops advocacy.

Here’s a fresh call for a Communications Specialist to join the ranks of the MacArthur-lauded Stimson Center – strong writing/messaging skills and experience and confidence working with a wide range of communications technology and tools is essential – apply by May 4

Current searches managed by Chaloner Associates:
Embassy of AfghanistanPublic Affairs Officer – $30k-$35k – a background in South Asia/Afghanistan policy issues preferred; language requirements not noted – sweet Kalorama location – apply by May 5

Perhaps you should make the acquaintance of the above-mentioned E-of-A PAO as a Newsperson/Reporter covering the intelligence beat for the Associated Press – experience covering related issues such as the military or foreign affairs is, quite naturally, preferred. 

Potomac Communications GroupPR Writer/Manager – proven ability to take complex information and develop captivating materials, including op-eds, white papers, annual reports and fact sheets required;  proficiency in AP style a must.

Mystery law firmPublic Relations Specialist – ideal candidate will have 3-5 years PR account management experience, with excellent background in media relations – search managed by Metro Staffing Resources

PBS seeks Associate Director, PBS KIDS Public Relations & Social Media with with at least 4 years of experience managing public relations campaigns and strategy, media relations and social media; background in campaigns to raise awareness among teachers preferred.

George Washington University
ICF International Public Relations/Media Manager – 15 + years of experience in communications and public relations required; experience managing challenging clients preferred

Tire vs. pothole?  From our experience, the smart money’s on pothole – but of course, we thought Florida was a lock Saturday, so what the hell do we know?  Here’s what we do know: the tire-centric U.S. Rubber Manufacturers Association is looking to add a Manager, Regulatory Affairs with a properly inflated resume. 

AmerisourceBergenDirector of Government Affairs (search DC location or job # 000014OB) – requires 10-15 years Capitol Hill or government affairs and/or Administration experience with thorough understanding of the federal legislative and regulatory process.

Here’s a month-old call for a Communications Associate (pdf) with the National Fair Housing Alliance – experience with web and graphic design for social justice causes preferred; proficiency w/ Drupal CMS will also help your cause.

YMCA of Greater Richmond, Va.
Look carefully when you open this call for a Manager, Public Relations with T. Rowe Price in Baltimore, MD; on our screen, the text box containing the info for the job is rather small, and appears empty at first glance, but use the scroll bar at right of the listing and you’ll find there’s a real job in there.

APCO Worldwide seeks 1-3 year experienced public affairs/government relations staffer with fluency in Russian and previous Capitol Hill or other government experience

Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: D14-OCLA-1085859-071-LES - $63k-$82k – apply by Apr. 10

Underwriters LaboratoryGovernment Affairs Specialist (search government/public relations category or use keyword irc15351) – demonstrated knowledge of the US policymaking process and international trade policy particularly sought

Association of Academic Health CentersAssociate Director, Government Relations – minimum of 5 years relevant experience working in government affairs required; background including  membership/trade association work desirable – search managed by Staffing Advisors

SAP is in search mode for a Vice President, Government Relations who will position SAP as a thought leader and trusted adviser to public policy makers; experience in international GR, especially related to Latin America, is preferred.

Unnamed national nonprofit advocacy group seeks Research Associate to manage and conduct research involving insurance fraud, which sounds like fun to us (we mean the research sounds fun, not the fraud).

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Another Chance

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Earth Rights Int'lCommunications CoordinatorApr. 7

Nature Conservancy  – Project Manager, Marketing Campaign (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #42023) part-time; 5-6 month term – Apr. 7

United Nations Foundation
George Mason UniversityManaging Editor, Strategic CommunicationsApr. 9
George Washington UniversityAssociate Director, Donor Acquisition & Individual GivingApr. 9

Neighborworks AmericaStewardship Specialist – see also main career pageApr. 10

Casey TreesDevelopment Associate (pdf) – $41k-$43k – Apr. 11 

Chevron  – International Government Affairs Representative focusing on Russia, Kazakhstan and Eurasia – DC-based – Apr. 11

City of Baltimore, MD:
DC Office of the State Superintendent of EducationDirector of Communications & Community Outreach – $101k-$147k – Apr. 11

Governors Highway Safety AssociationFederal Affairs ManagerApr. 11

Open Society FoundationsDeputy Director, OSI Baltimore – Baltimore, MD – Apr. 11 

Seabury Resources for AgingCommunications & Marketing CoordinatorApr. 11

British EmbassyLearning & Development Coordinator opportunity – $38k – Apr. 13