Monday, June 18, 2018

The Month of Un-Clever Titles Rolls On

Hello Monday!  We've been challenged on a few fronts in recent weeks – especially in the "coming up with something apt for a title" department.  We've even used Here's Your Jobs twice in the span of eight days without realizing it!  Shameful (but certainly possible to continue).

Also, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The DC Dept. of Transportation seeks a Communication Specialist/Web Content-Social Media Strategist (search keyword 3908) with 5+ years’ experience in website content management or social media management – $83k-$107k – apply by June 28

The Patient Access National Network Foundation seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager with 3-5 years of communications experience within or supporting a nonprofit institution in the healthcare arena – apply by July 6

Waxman Strategies has passed along this Director of Campaign Communications opportunity – 5+ years of media & communications experience, campaign experience, and strong foundation and interest in U.S. & global environmental, climate and energy issues desired – apply by June 29

The Democracy Alliance is actively seeking (scroll to find):
  • Communications Associate – 2-4 years of experience in communications, digital strategy, or event programming required.
  • Manager of Programming – 5+ years of experience in the field of event management, membership services, or marketing required.
The National Alliance of Forest Owners is seeking a Membership Coordinator with 2+ years of relevant experience with constituent/member service, database management & operations/office support.

From Thursday’s comments field, we bring you this opportunity with Growth Labs to serve as Personal Finance Editor supporting their U.S. News & World Report client – 3+ years of editing experience desired, along with ability to execute SEO strategy & demonstrated expertise in personal finance, particularly credit cards & loans.

Aspen Institute
Food Allergy Research & EducationScheduler/Executive Assistant – $60k-$68k – 2+ years of experience in admin support to a senior/executive level manager preferred

Merritt Group (scroll to find)
DC Volunteers Lawyers Project Development & Communications Assistant – $35k-$39k –  experience with E-Tapestry, Donor Perfect, Raiser’s Edge, Blackboard, or similar donor management software a plus – apply by June 30

DC Bar Association (scroll to find)
AVIXA/Audiovisual & Integrated Experience AssociationCommunications Manager – $60k-$70k – 5+ years of media relations or related experience required, as well as facility with social media platforms.

Recently added fundraising-related opportunities with the Children’s National Medical Center:
American Enterprise InstituteCommunications Associate/Assistant, Poverty Studies – 1–3 years of experience in a communications or project management role desired.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Air BnBTax Policy Associate – at least 2-3 years of experience working with tax policy issues in a relevant business or NGO, or in a political, governmental or regulatory context required; a mix of public and private sector experience would an advantage – San Francisco, CA

And, here’s a couple more SF-based opportunities, with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco:
City Parks AllianceCommunications Manager – 2-4 years of experience in communications, marketing, public relations, or media relations required.

Media Matters
Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Your Dad's Day Set

Happy Father's Day to you all!  Here's your previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week.

Food & Drug Administration
League of Conservation Voters Chispa Digital Campaigns ManagerJune 18

University of Maryland Communications Team Specialist, College of Information Studies – $38k-$45k – June 18

Nature Conservancy
Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human ServicesPolicy Advisor supporting the Interagency Council on Homelessness – $98k-$127k – June 20

George Mason University Digital Marketing Assistant supporting the Center for the Study of the Administrative StateJune 21

National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Media Manager June 22

Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gifts Officer (scroll to find) – June 22

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Here's Your Jobs

We're late to the game again today – here's a selection of excellent opportunities folks have shared w/ us over the last couple days.  We may be able to add some more posts later today.

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications
is actively recruiting for a hiring for a highly-talented, agency-experienced tech PR pro at the Senior Account Executive level – strong knowledge of the technology segment & its corresponding media landscape is a must.

Our friends at PoliTemps have let us know they have opportunities available for sharp & motivated political, PR, media & public affairs temporary staff (scroll to find) for a variety of assignments in DC and the metro area.

The Institute for Justice is looking to fill these posts:
  • Digital Communications Manager – 2-5 years of digital communications project management experience in a non-profit organization or marketing/PR firm setting required.
  • Communications Project Manager – at least 4 years of experience successfully managing marketing & promotions for public policy projects required.
The Glen Echo Group has passed along this Senior Associate opportunity – 4-7 years of public relations and strategic communications experience that demonstrates ability to translate complicated issues into simple, compelling messaging strategies desired.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical is seeking an Operations Manager to support their Government Affairs & Advocacy team – budget/financial skills & at least 5-8 years’ experience in PAC management (including fundraising & event planning) is desired. 

The British Embassy has these Intern roles available in DC for the Fall 2018 term – apply by June 20:
Georgetown University Senior Editor/Writer supporting the Center on Education & the Workforce – 7-10 years of editorial & writing experience required

Nature Conservancy
Competitive Enterprise InstituteDirector, Philanthropy & Partnerships – 3-5+ years’ experience in major gift fundraising & strong relationship building skills required – search managed by Talent Market

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Your Mid-Week Set

We are once again challenged for a clever/apt title for today's edition.

The Financial Services Forum has passed along this Director of Strategic Services (pdf) opportunity – at least 5-7 years of experience in PR, marketing, communications, or related field required, as well as expertise in social media

Johns Hopkins University is seeking a DC-based Communications Coordinator supporting their Advanced Academic Programs – $16-$23/hr – academic background in marketing, advertising, communications or related area preferred.

Association management firm Kellen is actively recruiting for a Director Communications/Public Affairs with 5+ years’ experience in similar capacity & a portfolio demonstrating a spectrum of communications work.

Hamilton Place Strategies is seeking a starting-ASAP Scheduler & Operations Associate with 1-3 years of administrative and/or executive support experience & a working knowledge of the political spectrum.

Bully Pulpit Interactive
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Senior Media Relations Advisor – $134k-$164k – apply by June 25

AAA Project/Program Coordinator, Public Affairs – knowledge of public relations & advocacy preferred [thanks to a helpful tip from the comments field, it appears that this opportunity has been filled/pulled]

FintracCommunications Manager supporting the Feed the Future program – s 5-7 years of relevant experience desired.

North American Securities Administrators AssociationCommunications & Outreach Coordinator (pdf) –  2+ years related experience and proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop & content management systems desired – see also main careers page

Perkins Eastman
United WayManager, Content Marketing & Communications – demonstrated excellence in writing, storytelling & content creation required – apply by July 11

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Media Placement Coordinator – position entails securing gratis or reduced-rate placement for PETA ads and PSAs

Constitutional Accountability Center
National Electrical Manufacturers Association/Medical Imaging & Technology AllianceManager, Government Relations (scroll to find) – government relations & health policy health policy experience desired

Capitol Hill
Unisys Communications Specialist – 5 years of related analyst relations experience required 

Van Ness Feldman, LLPExecutive Assistant for Former MoC – Hill experience preferred; maybe this is your potential future boss 

University of Virginia Communications Assistant, Radiology Dept. – $34k-$40k – social media & desktop publishing experience a must – Charlottesville, Va.

Monday, June 11, 2018


We're late to the game to start your job-seek week thanks in large part to some sort of stomach bug.   We appear to be on the road to recovery, but we'll be skipping tomorrow's edition.  And we'll be adding a few more to today's set later on [update: that's been completed].  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Digital creative agency Ghost Note has shared this Digital Marketing Manager post suited for candidates with 3-5 years’ digital marketing & communications experience

The Brookings Institution has passed along this very fresh Communications Manager opportunity supporting their Global Economy and Development Program – 3+ years’ relevant communications or online experience preferred, as well as familiarity with research-oriented work environments.

This Advancement Communications Specialist (pdf) opportunity supporting the National Portrait Gallery is new since our Tuesday check-in with the Smithsonian Institution – experience writing materials in support of fundraising activities & an exceptional eye for detail & design are among their wants for the post – see also main career page – apply by July 5

World Food Program USADirector, External Affairs (scroll to find) – 8-10 years of relevant experience with demonstrated success in all or most of the functional areas of communications/external affairs sphere.

Public Interest NetworkCommunications Manager – 8+ years of experience in public/media relations, marketing and/or journalism merits you consideration.

Johns Hopkins University
The United Nations Foundation has fresh Communications Manager and Communications Associate opportunities supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

George Washington UniversityAlumni Relations Assistant – at least 1.5 years of relevant professional experience or related academic background desired.

George Mason University
San Antonio Housing AuthorityDirector of Communications & Public Affairs – $88k-$134k – San Antonio, TX – search managed by Narloch & Associates – apply by June 17

Per the comments field, we see that the Maryland Women's Business Center in Rockville is looking for a part-time Training & Events Manager – Metro-convenient location.

RGS Inc.Junior Strategic Communications Specialist – U.S. Navy experience & an Active Secret Clearance preferred.

Latham & Watkins
Public Relations Coordinator – 1-4 years of related public relations experience is desired.

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Communications Associate – (scroll to find) background in U.S. foreign policy & current affairs as it relates to the Middle East is desired

Mystery employer Website Development/Content Manager – full- or part-time – search managed by the Midtown Group

Berlin Rosen

Hilton HotelsManager, Focused Services Communications – 7+ years years of experience, background in hospitality, and fluency in Spanish required

more to come OK, we're done; see you again Wednesday –

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Here's Your Repeats

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

George Mason University Development Assistant, College of Visual and Performing Arts – part-time – June 11 

Washington Performing Arts – see main career page for application info
Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find, where applicable)
Nature Conservancy
British Embassy Marketing Associate, Dept. for International Trade – 6-month term – $22/hr – New York – June 12

McCain Institute for International LeadershipContent & Marketing SpecialistJune 13

DC Dept. of Insurance, Securities & BankingPublic Information Officer (search keywords media relations or 3471) – $102k-$143k – June 14

Northern Virginia Community CollegePublic Safety & Media Relations Specialist – $55k-$70k – June 14

Land Trust AllianceFoundation & Corporate Relations ManagerJune 15

League of Conservation Voters Candidate Recruitment & Training ManagerJune 15

NETWORK/Catholic Social Justice Lobby
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) – Communications DirectorJune 15

Sandy Hook Promise State Policy Director, Gun Violence PreventionJune 15

American Society of Civil EngineersSocial Media SpecialistJune 16 

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesAssistant Commissioner, Office of Media Affairs – $126k-$189k – June 16 

Giant Food External Communication & Community Relations CoordinatorJune 16

University of Maryland Coordinator, Marketing & CommunicationsJune 16

Open Contracting PartnershipContent & Communications ManagerJune 17

There's a lot to unpack as we note tonight's Parts Unknown in Berlin.  9 pm on CNN.

Friday, June 8, 2018

This Guy!

Finally, some Russian collusion we can all get behind!  Congrats to this guy & his co-workers for fulfilling a dream & taking Capitals fans on a fun, fantastic playoff ride!  Happy Friday, and best of luck with whatever you aspire to for today & beyond.

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities is actively recruiting for a Communications Director with 5-7 years of experience in strategic communications, media relations, journalism, or related field that includes work in digital strategy and developing digital content across platforms; grant writing skills a plus.

The McCain Institute for International Leadership is seeking a Content & Marketing Specialist with experience in writing and editing online content as well as facility with social media & graphic design applications – DC-based – apply by June 13

The American Association for Justice has passed along this very fresh Political Outreach Manager opportunity suited for candidates with 3-4 years of experience in political fundraising & knowledge of federal campaign law. 

American University
CLS StrategiesSenior Associate – at least 2-4  years of experience in public relations, public affairs and/or politics required; background in litigation and/or crisis communications a plus.
British Embassy Press/Communications & International Trade Internships (search Intern position type) are available in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami & San Francisco for late-Aug. thru mid-Dec. term – apply by June 20

Recent opportunities with McLean-based investment brokerage FOLIOfn:
Hager SharpAccount Exec, Education (scroll to find) – 2 years of communications experience or other relevant background desired; proficiency in Spanish a plus.

Heritage Foundation
Land Trust AllianceFoundation & Corporate Relations Manager – 3+ years of progressive experience in corporate-focused fundraising desired – apply by June 15

ACT-IAC/American Council for TechnologySenior Manager of Government Initiatives – must possess interpersonal skills to deal professionally and effectively with a broad spectrum of business representatives, ACT-IAC members and government organizations; project management experience/certification a plus.

Mystery Annapolis-based employer(s) – searches managed by the Creative Group
Conservation InternationalData Analysis InternMedia Asset Ingestion InternResponsible Mining & Energy Intern

Atlantic Media
ASIS InternationalDigital Communications Manager – 5+ years’ experience in a digital communications post required.
Center for American Progress
Pew Research CenterContent Analysis Intern, Religion & World Affairs – mid-July thru mid-Oct. term – multiple posts available

… and finally: Museum Assistant – you could handle that, right?  See if the Phillips Collection agrees with that assessment – $12-$13/hr

OK, one more – that's Ovie parading the cup through the MGM lobby last night.  Best wishes for an awesome weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

50 on a Thursday

1) The Society for Science & the Public is actively seeking a problem-solver & self-starter with 1-3 years of experience for a Communications Associate post –  duties include developing online/social content as well as media pitching & research.

2-4) AFL-CIO
5) Arabia Foundation Director of Communications – proficiency in Arabic preferred – apply by June 30

6) Bipartisan Policy CenterDirector of Digital Media

7-9) Burson-Marsteller
10-13) CHIEF
14) Climate Nexus Senior Communications Associate

15) Congressional Research ServiceLegislative Analyst – $81k-$106k – apply by July 2

16-17) Council on Foreign Relations
18) Council on FoundationsCommunications Associate

19) DyneticsSenior Legislative Analyst – apply by June 25

20) Food & Drug Administration Public Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by June 18

21-23) Friends Committee on National Legislation – Quaker public interest lobby
24-25) Georgetown University
26) Giant Food External Communication & Community Relations Coordinator – apply by June 16

27) Issue One Development Associate – $42k-$50k

28) Johns Hopkins UniversityCommunications & Admin Intern, SAIS – $13/hr – DC-based

29) Mystery employerSocial Media Specialist – search managed by the BOSS Group

30) Mystery Reston-based association in the insurance arenaPolitical Affairs Manager – $70k-$80k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

31) National Association of Workforce BoardsAssociate, Communications & Membership

32) National Community Reinvestment CoalitionMedia Manager – apply by June 22

33-34) National Public Radio
35-39) Nature Conservancy
40) Overseas Private Investment Corp.Intern, External/Public Affairs – student/non-paid post – apply by July 13

41) Philanthropic Initiative for Racial EquityCommunications & Program Manager – $60k-$80k

42-43) University of Maryland
44-47) Washington National Cathedral
48-50) World Resources Institute

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Here's Your Jobs

We're blocked for a clever or relevant headline this morning, so just enjoy the jobs.

This Media Relations & Marketing Associate opportunity with the American Enterprise Institute appears to be new since Monday’s set.

Hill+Knowlton StrategiesU.S. Communications Manager – 6-8 years of communications/public relations/marketing experience required; agency background preferred.

League of Conservation Voters
  • Candidate Recruitment & Training Manager – seeking candidates with at least two cycles of political or campaign experience, preferably at the non-federal level – apply by June 15
  • Chispa Digital Campaigns Manager – 2-4 years’ experience in online organizing, email advocacy, and/or online fundraising required, along with fluency in Spanish; political background, preferably in a Latino, progressive, or environmental organization, is strongly preferred – apply by June 18
Fluor Corp. – Riverdale, MD
Primerica Government Relations Analyst – 2-5 years’ experience in financial services policy, congressional and/or regulatory affairs preferred; knowledge of PAC management a plus.

Consumer Federation of AmericaCommunications Coordinator (scroll to find) supporting the America Saves program – 2-3 years of experience in public relations/communications, journalism, financial capability, or personal finance desired.

Search for Common Ground – DC or New York
National Society of Professional EngineersAssociate Director, Advocacy & Government Relations – $65k-$70k – minimum 4-6 years of experience in federal government relations desired – Metro-proximate Old Town location

Schrayer & AssociatesCommunications & Events Associate – 2 years of relevant experience required; background in political organizing or engaging grasstops advocates a plus.

Porter Novelli
Bloomberg Government/BNAElections & Lobbying Reporter – 4 years’ related experience in journalism required.

The Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies, a non-profit working to improve the socioeconomic status & civic engagement of African Americans, seeks Policy Analyst, Workforce Development with a relevant post-graduate/advanced degree & think tank or journalist background.

Portland Cement Association
Goldman Sachs seeks to fill an unspecifically titled executive office/government affairs role suited for strategic thinkers with 3-7 years of experience in a relevant field, esp. government, political campaigns, or financial services.

Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human ServicesPolicy Advisor supporting the Interagency Council on Homelessness – $98k-$127k – apply by June 20

American Society of Anesthesiologists
Here’s a super-fresh Public Affairs Director opportunity in the DC offices of insurance giant Cigna – 10+ years of experience that includes communications or public affairs work in a trade association, corporate, or Capitol Hill setting desired.

Capitol Hill
National Rural Electric Cooperative AssociationLegislative Affairs Director – 5-7 years of Capitol Hill experience desired.
University of VirginiaAssistant Director, Web Development supporting the McIntire School of Commerce – $70k-$90k – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Here We Are

A little late today, and just-the-jobs style.

1-5) The anti-slavery/trafficking stalwart International Justice Mission has passed these along:
6) New Heights Communications has Summer 2018 Intern posts available to help support their progressive/public interest-oriented clientele – $1,000/mo. stipend – academic background in communications, political science or related field & strong writing skills will merit you consideration.

7-8) American Red Cross
9-10) Armed Forces Services Corp.
11) BAE SystemsDirector, Executive/Legislative Branch Government Relations

12) Bat Conservation International Director of Communications – $70k-$80k – DC or Austin, TX – apply by July 31

13) DHS/ICEWriter/Editor – $56k-$88k – apply by June 8

14) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $114k-$148k – apply by June 18

15-17) Habitat for Humanity
18) The Herald GroupPublic Affairs Director

19) Island PressDevelopment Coordinator

20-21) Lockheed Martin
22) Mystery non-profit in the conservation fieldSocial Media Manager – 4-month term – search managed by The Choice, Inc.

23) National Marine Fisheries ServiceCommunications Specialist – $68k-$106k – apply by June 7

24) National Sustainable Agriculture CoalitionPolicy Specialist (pdf) – $55k+ – 3 positions available – see also main career page

25-31) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find, where applicable)
32) StratacommPublic Affairs Director

33) U.S. Campaign for Palestinian RightsCommunications Associate – knowledge of Arabic and/or Hebrew preferred

34-35) Washington Performing Arts – see main career page for application info
36-37) World Wildlife Fund
38-39) … and finally: we’re on Cloud Eight as the Caps inch closer to maybe something super-great, so of course we’ll end with DC-based opportunities with the National Football League (scroll to find or search WA location):
40) … and finally, part 2: OK, this is more like it, with a chance to join Ted’s team at Monumental Sports & Entertainment as Manager, Guest Relations – and more importantly, your opportunity to score us a major seat upgrade from our perch in Section 409 one of these days.