Friday, July 20, 2018

The Weekend's Coming In

Hello Friday job-wanters!  We hope one of these fits your fancy.

Publish What You Pay, U.S.
is the American chapter of a global coalition calling for a more transparent & accountable international oil, gas & mining sector – and your role in this rewarding operation could be as Policy Advisor, if you possess strong writing skills and 5+ years’ experience in policy analysis & research.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is looking to bring aboard two Communications Associate (scroll to find) hires with 4-6+ years of communications or journalism experience that includes project management responsibilities; background working on juvenile justice, child welfare, human services or community development issues preferred – Baltimore, MD

International Budget Partnership
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is in search mode for a Sponsorship & Development Manager (pdf) with 3+ years’ experience demonstrating success in sponsorship and/or fundraising development. 

Pew Charitable Trusts
Council of Chief State School OfficersDirector of Communications – 5+ years’ experience in communications or communications-related field required; background in federal education policy and/or state K-12 education policy preferred – see also main career page

Lots of fresh opportunities noted by our friends at Atlantic Media:
Transportation Security AdministrationSenior Legislative Affairs Specialist – $79k-$149k – apply by July 25 

American University
British Embassy
Bat Conservation InternationalDirector of Communications – 7+ years of communications experience required, ideally in a non-profit setting, covering areas including digital strategy, digital marketing & donor communications – search managed by Management Recruiters/Mid-Hudson Valley

 Center for American Progress
Fannie Mae
Library of Congress/U.S. Copyright OfficeOutreach & Education Manager/Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $114k-$148k – apply by Aug. 1

Linux Foundation
Center for Excellence in EducationCommunications Manager – part-time – ability to craft Exceptional writing skills, ipersuasive communications, news alerts, email, newsletters, fundraising letters, social media & web content desired.

Best wishes for a really really really fine weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

What More Could You Want?

It's Thursday, the weather is unseasonably pleasant for late-July, the British Open has begun, we've got some great jobs for you – and we'll be adding some more as the day goes on [edit: all finished for the day, now].  Enjoy!

1) The Congressional Budget Office has passed along this Fall 2018 Communications Intern opportunity for current graduate students, preferably those studying preferably in journalism, communications, radio/television, or related field – part-time; $16-$24/hr – apply by Aug. 12

2) American Constitution SocietyDirector of Strategic Media Outreach

3-4) American Osteopathic Association (scroll to find) – Chicago, IL
5) Brookings InstitutionCommunications & Outreach Manager, Executive Education

6) FintracCommunications Manager supporting the Feed the Future program

7) Institute of Education SciencesCommunications Manager – $130k-$160k – apply by Aug. 16

8) National Association of ManufacturersCommunications Data Analyst

9-11) National Breast Cancer Coalition
12) National Democratic InstituteProject Assistant: Communications & Government Relations (scroll down)

13) National Partnership for Women & FamiliesHealth Policy and Reproductive Rights Communications Manager – $65k-$70k

14-17) Nature Conservancy
18-19) Rising Tide Interactive – temporary posts through mid-Nov.
20) SEIUCommunications Specialist – two positions available – $45k-$55k

21-23) Sisters of Mercy
24) Teach for AmericaManager of Government Affairs – apply by Aug. 5

25) Water StrategiesWriter/Editor

26) Ambit GroupSocial Media Strategist

27) America’s Future FoundationAssociate Director of Development – search managed by Talent Market

28) Eurasia FoundationCommunications Assistant – apply by Aug. 31

29-32) Herald Group (scroll to find)
33) Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery CountyPublic Information Specialist

34) Howard UniversityGeneral Manager, WHUR FM

35) International Spy MuseumAdmin Assistant – part-time

36) National Park FoundationDirector, Planned Giving (pdf)

37) Portland Cement AssociationGovernment Affairs Content Coordinator

38) R Street Institute Editorial Specialist

39) Save the ChildrenAssociate Director, International Humanitarian Response Policy & Advocacy

40) World Food ProgramSocial Media Strategist (scroll to find)

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Highlighting Scams & Chicanery Sounds Great to Us

The Alliance of Community Health Plans has just shared these:
Freedman Consulting is recruiting for an Administrative Associate (scroll to find) – ideal candidate will have previous experience with scheduling or admin support duties – downtown DC location

Fresh field-based opportunities in election organizing with the Human Rights Campaign – temporary posts through Nov. elections
Qorvis/MSLGroup Vice President, Media Relations – 10+ years of experience in media relations & a record of securing media placements in local & national outlets desired.

Communications Manager – 5+ years of experience in a political, media or non-profit environment desired.

Mystery DC-based non-profit
Assistant Vice President of Public Relations – 15+ years of PR, media relations and/or marketing strategy experience required – search managed by the Sparks Group

American Legion
Legislative Associate – $48k-$54k – Capitol Hill experience & strong writing skills required; Veteran preference noted

Check out these interesting and closing-soon Arlington County opportunities:
This Assistant Director of Communications post with the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud looks like it would be fun for someone who would enjoy highlighting the kind of scams, chicanery & criminality featured in their Hall of Shame, Fraud News Daily, or general news feed.  Man, there’s a lot of fraud out there.

Plastics Industry Association
Associate Director of Communications (scroll to find) – minimum of 5-10 years’ relevant communication experience required, preferably in a PR agency or Capitol Hill setting.

Burson-MarstellerDirector, Healthcare Public Relations – 10+ years of previous PR work experience required, as well as background in international regulatory, marketing, and product promotion experience.

Capitol Hill
Dwight Eisenhower Memorial CommissionFundraising Manager – $60k-$63k – apply by Aug. 6

Society for Neuroscience
Policy & Advocacy Fellow – 6-month term; preferably Oct.-Mar. – graduate level work in the field of neuroscience preferred

Lockheed MartinCommunications Manager – exceptional writing & editing skills and a background serving as a spokesperson & coordinating interviews desired

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
…and finally: please utilize your Russian studies/language background for benign purposes only in your Internship with the U.S. Russia Foundation – apply by Aug. 1 for Fall 2018

…and finally, part 2: we’re hoping you’ll hook us up for an upgrade on our section 409 seats at least once for alerting you to this part-time Media Relations Game Day Staffer opportunity with your Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Special Edition: Government Relations & Lobbying

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we bring you jobs in the government relations & lobbying space.

AbbVieSenior Manager, Political Affairs

Alion Science & TechnologySenior Congressional & Legislative Analyst – active Secret clearance required – see also main career page

Alzheimer’s AssociationAssociate Director, State Affairs

American Academy of OtolaryngologyProgram Manager, Congressional Advocacy

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Assistant Director of Government Relations

American Association for the Advancement of ScienceDirector of Grassroots Advocacy – apply by Aug. 5

American Nurses Association Vice President, Policy & Advocacy (scroll to find)

Anchorage ConsultantsSenior Government Relations Specialist – $80k-$90k

Anti-Defamation LeagueDirector of Federal Relations

Applied MemeticsLegislative Affairs Specialist – active Top Secret clearance required

Association of American Medical CollegesSenior Director, Grasstops Advocacy

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsCongressional Liaison – $56k-$126k – apply by July 27

Congressional Hispanic Caucus InstituteManager of Government Relations – search managed by JLM HR Consulting

CVS HealthPolitical Advocacy & Engagement Director

Senior Director, Government Policy

Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsAssistant Congressional Liaison

Financial Services InstituteVice President of Legislative & Political Affairs

Food & Drug AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $56k-$88k – apply by July 24

Habitat for Humanity InternationalVISTA position, Government Relations & Advocacy Dept. – one-year term – $20k plus educational award

Hub ProjectFederal Affairs Director

Illinois Hospital AssociationVice President, Federal Government Relations (scroll to find) – DC-based

Irrigation AssociationAdvocacy Manager (pdf) – see also main career page

Klett Consulting GroupLegislative Specialist

NASTADIntern, Policy & Legislative Affairs

National Association of ManufacturersPolicy & Government Relations Coordinator

National Military Family AssociationGovernment Relations Deputy Director

National Society of Professional EngineersManager, Advocacy & Government Relations

North American Securities Administrators AssociationGovernment Affairs Analyst (pdf) – see also main career page

NucorLegislative Assistant – apply by July 30

Prevent Child Abuse America
Federal & State Policy Assistant (pdf)

Salient GRTCongressional Correspondence Editor supporting the Defense Health Agency

SymantecDirector, Government Affairs

Third Way
Policy Advisor, Clean Energy Program

UCBSenior Director, U.S. Public Policy

Unisys Government Relations Director

Velos –
Government Relations Intern, Space & Defense

Voto Latino
Vice President of Politics

Monday, July 16, 2018

Priorities, Rights, Reconnaissance & Information

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

Crosscut Strategies has passed along this Strategic Communications Manager (scroll to find) post – 5-8 years of experience in strategic communications or campaigns required; strong & speedy writing skills also desired.

Fresh opportunities with Center on Budget & Policy Priorities:
  • Communications Associate – 2+ years’ experience in communications or a related field required
  • Development Writer/Editor – exceptional writing skills & 5+ years of experience in a policy, research, academic, or other non-profit organization required – apply by July 31
Human Rights CampaignPolitical Research Coordinator – 1-2 years’ experience in political research, campaign, government, or a legal setting required.

Issue One
National Parks Conservation AssociationSocial Media Manager (scroll to find) – 4+ years of experience in online communications/social media required

Recently-added opportunities with Weber Shandwick:
American Society of Civil EngineersSocial Media Specialist – 2+ two years success managing a brand or corporate social media presence across multiple platforms required – apply by July 30

United Way Worldwide

Northern Virginia Community CollegeDirector of Marketing – $75k-$100k – substantial experience in marketing communications or public relations in an educational setting desired – apply by July 27

March of Dimes
BiogenSenior Manager, Corporate Communications – 5+ years of experience in a communications role plus social media acumen & understanding required – Cambridge, MA

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
American Federation of State, County & Municipal EmployeesStrategic Communications Specialist – $71k – 3-5 years of related publications or public affairs/communications experience required

George Washington University
National Reconnaissance Office Communications Strategy Program Manager – $114k-$164k – apply by July 30

Information Technology Industry Council
Strauss Media StrategiesAccount Exec/Senior Account Exec – experience in PR, communications, radio and/or television a strong plus

Arena StagePublicist – 3-5 years’ press/publicity experience required.

Mystery DC-based medical associationAnnual Meeting Assistant – temporary post – $15-$18/hr – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Here They Go Again

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

Land Trust AllianceMarketing & Communications CoordinatorJuly 16

National Nuclear Security AdministrationEditor – $56k-$106k – July 17

House of Representatives Office of the CAOCommunications Specialist – $58k-$67k – July 18

Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsProgram Assistant supporting the Canada Institute – $41k-$53k – July 18  

George Mason University – opportunities supporting the GMU School of Business
Galapagos ConservancyDonor Services Manager (pdf) – part-time – $20/hr – July 20 – see also main career page 

National Bureau of Asian Research Project Manager, Political & Security AffairsJuly 20

University of Maryland, Baltimore Director, Public Relations supporting the Institute of Human VirologyJuly 20

National Security Agency
Public Affairs Officer – $61k-$126k – Springfield, Va. or St. Louis, MO – July 21

Embassy of CanadaProgram Assistant – $59k – July 22

Friday, July 13, 2018

Paraskevidekatriaphobia vs. Triskaidekaphobia

We remind you that paraskevidekatriaphobia is the term for fear of Friday-the-13th, while triskaidekaphobia is simply uneasiness with the number 13 by itself.  In any event, we hope your day is free of mayhem, misfortune & mischief, and that one of these  is a good fit for you.

The International Dairy Foods Association has let us know they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find):
Jhpiego seeks a Communications/Graphic Design Intern to support the USAID-funded Maternal & Child Survival Program – strong writing skills & facility with Adobe Creative Suite applications – for current students only

Center for Popular DemocracyCommunications Associate – 3+ years’ experience working in journalism or media relations for political campaigns, non-profit organizations or unions desired – DC or Brooklyn, NY

Aerospace Industries Association
Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Associate, Philanthropic Partnerships/Events – 4+ years’ experience required, with emphasis on programmatic event planning in the public policy, nonprofit, or fundraising arena.

Atlantic Media
Clean Choice EnergyPublic Relations Manager (scroll to find) – 3-6 years’ experience in PR/media relations setting required.

Embassy of CanadaProgram Assistant supporting Alberta interests – $59k – 3+ years office/admin experience required – apply by July 22

New with Edelman PR since our late-June check-in:
Seminar Network Donor Communications & Marketing Manager – strong communications credentials and 2+ years of experience required.

Union of Concerned Scientists
The Pew Research Center has just added paid Intern, U.S. Politics and Intern, Global Migration & Demography opportunities for the Fall 2018 term

American University
Center for American ProgressResearch Assistant, Disability Justice Initiative – 1-2 two years’ experience required; background working on disability, poverty, economic inequality, racial justice, or women’s issues a plus

… and finally: how about an opportunity promoting for a luxe hospitality brand?  Salamander Hotels & Resorts has just added a Corporate Director of Marketing post suited for hospitality pros with excellent consulting & communications skills – Centreville, Va.-based, but we’re guessing (and hoping) you’ll get to spend some quality time at the Middleburg flagship, too.

Best wishes for a lovely & cheerful weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Just the Jobs

Here's your regular Thursday [mostly] just-the-jobs set.  

1) National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & MedicineSocial Media Associate – at least one year of experience creating & implementing social content for a brand or nonprofit organization required; strong writing/editing & data analysis skills also desired.

2-3) Fresh opportunities from the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition:
4-5) American Dairy Association North East  - Philadelphia, PA
6) Atlantic CouncilProject Assistant, Foundation & Institutional Giving (scroll to find)

7) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Security & Strategy

8) College of American PathologistsGrassroots Programs Coordinator

9) Dept. of DefenseCopy Editor for Stars & Stripes – one-year term – $45k-$55k – apply by July 25

10-11) Genetic Alliance
12-17) Georgetown University
18-21) Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
22) Leidos Junior Communications Specialist

23) Library of Congress/U.S. Copyright OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$106k – apply by July 24

24) National Nuclear Security AdministrationEditor – $56k-$106k – apply by July 17

25-30) Nature Conservancy
31) Northrop GrummanGovernment Relations Intern

32) Oneness-Family SchoolCommunications & Fundraising Manager

33) Solar FoundationProgram & Communications Coordinator (pdf) – apply by July 13

34-35) Sustainable Forestry Initiative – see also main career page
36) Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsProgram Assistant supporting the Canada Institute – $41k-$53k – apply by July 18

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Your Mid-Week Set

The storied Gonzaga College High School is actively recruiting for a Web & Communications Coordinator (scroll to find) with 3-4 years’experience in communications, journalism, marketing, social media, or related field – NOMA/Union Station area

Our friends at Sage Communications have passed along opportunities for rock star-quality hires to support their PR division:
Scott Circle Communications has just shared this Associate post – 2-4 years of experience in public relations & media placement desired, client management background a plus

Fresh opportunities with Working America, the community affiliate of the AFL-CIO:
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is in search mode for a Senior Communications Associate to support their PolicyLab – 3+ years of health communications experience & strong writing skills required; background in media outreach, esp. in Philly, is preferred.

Catholic Charities, an affiliate of the Archdiocese of Washington, has passed along these opportunities in its fundraising/development operations:
  • Major Gifts Officer – seeking an energetic, goal-oriented person to serve as a front-line fundraiser
  • Individual Giving Associate – suited for an excellent writer with strong project management skills
  • Executive Assistant supporting the Chief Development Officer – friendly, thoughtful & detail-oriented candidates preferred.
The Seafood Nutrition Partnership is seeking a Communications Intern for the Fall 2018 term – academic background in  nutrition, public health, environmental health & sustainability, communications, journalism, or related field desired – paid position – apply by Aug. 10

Society of Nuclear MedicineSenior Communications Manager – 5-7 years of experience in communications, writing & social media management desired.

WomenHeart/National Coalition for Women with Heart DiseaseCommunications Manager (pdf) – $55k-$60k – 5+ years in a corporate or non-profit environment & outstanding & writing skills required – see also main career page. 

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Kaiser Family FoundationPolicy Analyst, Program on Medicare Policy – best suited for candidates with a demonstrated interest in health policy and superior ability to write clearly & concisely, describe numerical results, and summarize data for key audiences

Treasury Dept.Public Affairs Specialist, National Media Relations – $96k-$126k – apply by July 13

Mitre Corp. Public Sector Strategic Communication Lead – 8-10 years’ experience serving as a communications advisor to senior executives

Capitol Hill
American Urological Association/Urology Care FoundationIndividual Giving Specialist (scroll to find) – 3-5 years’ experience in development required; advanced degree or CRFE certificate a plus.

American Cancer SocietyDirector, Public Relations & Communications – 7+ years of relevant experience in developing and implementing communication programs required; background in public health a plus – Atlanta, GA

Scoop News GroupEvent Coordinator (scroll to find) – 3+ years of event planning experience required; facility w/ EventBrite a plus

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
… and finally: maybe in the far-off future, Team USA will successfully crash the World Cup party thanks in small part to your efforts on behalf of the U.S. Soccer Foundation:

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Think Tank Jobs XV

For your Tuesday specialty programing, we survey opportunities available at think tanks and similar research/public policy institutions in DC & elsewhere.

American Enterprise Institute
American Institute for Contemporary German StudiesInterns, Spring 2019 – apply by Oct. 1

American Institutes for Research
Aspen Institute
Asia FoundationDirector, Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy – DC or San Francisco, CA – apply by July 23

Bill of Rights InstituteOutreach & Partnerships Manager, K-12 History & Civics Education

Brookings Institution
Cato Institute (scroll to find)
Center for a New American Security
Center for American Progress
Center for Global DevelopmentSenior Associate for Policy Outreach

Center for International Policy
Center for Law & Social PolicyResearch Assistant to the Legislative Director

Center for Responsive PoliticsInterns, Fall 2018 – $12/hr – apply by Aug. 5

Center for Strategic & International Studies
Center for the National Interest Assistant Director

Center for Technology & National Security PolicyInterns, Fall 2018 – apply by Aug. 10

Center on Budget & Policy Priorities

Charles Koch Institute
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Council on Foreign Relations
Ford Foundation – New York
Fund for PeaceInterns

Heritage Foundation
Hoover InstitutionEditorial Manager – Stanford, CA

Independent InstitutePublications Project Manager – Oakland, CA

Information Technology & Innovation FoundationEvent Coordinator

International Center for Research on WomenSpecial Assistant, Office of the President

International Crisis Group
International Food Policy InstituteProgram Associate

Learning Policy InstitutePolicy & Research Intern, Fall 2018 – apply by July 22

Manhattan Institute – New York
Mansfield FoundationProgram Assistant, Intern – knowledge of Japanese, Chinese or Korean preferred

Media Research CenterPolitical Director

Middle East InstitutePresident – apply by Aug. 1

Mobility LabData Analyst

National Democratic InstituteSenior Communications Manager (scroll down)

National Endowment for Democracy
New America (scroll to find)
Open Society FoundationProgram Specialist, Economic Advancement – New York or London, UK – apply by July 27

Peterson Institute for International EconomicsSocial Media Editor

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterCommunications Manager

Public Policy Institute of CaliforniaDirector of Media & Web – San Francisco, CA

Resources for the FutureCommunications Specialist

Roosevelt Institute Vice President, Communications – New York – see also main career page

R Street Institute Research Associate, Harm Reduction

Tax Foundation (scroll to find)
Third Way
Truman Center/Truman National Security Project
Urban Institute
U.S. Institute for Peace
Washington Institute for Near East PolicyDevelopment Assistant

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Interns – application deadlines vary

World Resource Institute