Thursday, October 30, 2014

Later, that Thursday ...

... DCPA+CJ (finally) appeared on the scene.  All-too-frequent work-in-progress style today; more to come.

1-3) – see also main career page
4) Discovery CommunicationsMarketing Assistant

5) Mystery employerDirector of Public Relations – $100k-$106k – search managed by Advantage Sourcing

6) Mystery prominent law firmCommunications Specialist – temp-to-perm – $18-$22/hr to $50k-$58k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

7) National Association of ManufacturersDirector, Media Relations

8-12) Powell Tate
13) Reingold – Communications & Marketing Intern

14) Share Our StrengthAdvocacy Manager – temporary, Nov.-Apr.

14) Women’s Learning Partnership – Program Associate for Advocacy & Communications – apply by Dec. 31

– more to come –

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's a Start

Thursday update: we've been sorting out assorted technical difficulties for other folks all morning, and we expect Thursday's set to be either greatly delayed (as in sometime this afternoon) or washed out completely.

While you fulminate over today's disruption, take a breath and make plans to take in tonight's (Thursday) Great Pumpkin Ale bash at Rustico Ballston and Saturday's Novemberfest Virginia beer extravaganza at Rustico Alexandria from noon to 5:00 pm.

We'll [probably] be adding some more later in the day. OK, all done.

Outreach Process Partners, specialists in helping government agencies and their contractors apply integrated outreach and new media strategies, is actively recruiting for these posts (scroll to find):
We have it on good authority that NBC News is still seeking candidates for this awesome Communications Director post handling day-to-day media relations for their DC bureau including Meet the Press with Chuck Todd, the political unit, and all DC-based correspondents, as well as working closely with the NYC-based NBC News PR team on breaking news, special reports & digital initiatives.

The Wilderness Society, tireless advocate for keeping our wild places as wild & wonderful as possible, is seeking a Denver, CO-based Communications Manager to help influence policy debates and create positive conservation results for key public lands issues in the Four Corners region (CO, UT, AZ & NM, plus NV) – see also main career page.

Online marketing & analytics company Blue Corona seeks Content Marketing Specialist (scroll down) with experience writing web content – or a fantastic portfolio, personal blog/website.

GOP fundraising mainstay Carole Goeas & Associates seeks Spring 2015 Interns (scroll to find) with exceptional interpersonal skills to join the Old Town-based team.

Event-based communications firm Chris Wayne & Associates is seeking energetic & self-motivated Events Interns (scroll to find) for Spring/Winter semester – apply by Dec. 20

The Center for a New American Security seeks Creative Director to producing strong print and online materials that help shape and elevate the national security debate – strong graphic design portfolio and background in writing and editing required – Internships for the remainder of 2014 and Spring 2015 also noted

Law student opportunities with the Center for Reproductive Rights: Federal Policy Intern, Spring 2015 (apply today, Oct. 29) and U.S. Policy & Advocacy Intern, Summer 2015 (apply by Nov. 7)

A new look, it appears, for the Edelman PR career pages:
Urban InstituteResearch Associate supporting the Income & Benefits Policy Center – candidates holding a PhD in economics, public policy, or related field are preferred, but other applicants with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.

Government Accountability ProjectCommunications Director – $55k-$75k – your background should include engagements related to digital media and online campaigns; experience with online advertising is a plus but not required. 

Dept. of the Navy/Military Sealift CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$98k – job ID: EA51035-12- 1244864LL963209D – apply by Nov. 3

George Mason University
Marathon OilGovernment Relations Coordinator – at least four years experience in roles of equivalent scope to this position sought

Fairfax County Public SchoolsSenior Communications Specialist – five years of progressively more responsible experience related to publishing, reporting, editing, web-based services, broadcasting, or marketing is required

World Bank Communications Officer supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – apply by Nov. 7

The University of Virginia seeks Director of Major Events to sweat the details and lord over execution of assorted big-deal gatherings & convocations around the lovely grounds of UVa – $75k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Special Edition: Online Communications & Social Media

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we focus on jobs in social media and the online / digital communications space.

Academy of Managed Care PharmacyWeb Content Coordinator

Boeing Communications/Social Media Specialist

CBS RadioWeb Content Specialist

Celerity (search keyword social)
Clinical Care OptionsDigital Marketing Manager

Corporate Executive BoardManager of Digital Content

CRGTWeb Content Writer (scroll down)

DMIContent Writer

Eastern Research Group Digital Media Strategist

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s CapitalOnline Communications Manager

FleishmanHillardSocial Strategist

GannettManager, Social Marketing

Grant ThorntonWeb Content Specialist

ICF InternationalChild Welfare Content Specialist

Institute for Defense AnalysesWeb/Multimedia Coordinator – apply by Nov. 16

K-12 Manager, Content Marketing & Social Media

Management Systems InternationalCommunications & Content Manager (scroll to find)

Media Group of AmericaDigital Strategist

Media Matters for AmericaSocial Media Associate

Middle East Broadcasting NetworksSocial Media Integration Producer – Arabic language skills required

Mystery employer in education field Web Content Manager – contract post running into January – search managed by Vitamin T

Mystery Springfield-based employerSocial Media Intern – part-time – $10/hr

National Association of RealtorsManager, Online Advocacy

National Education FoundationSocial Media & Marketing Assistant

National GeographicSpecialist, eCommerce Content

National Organization for Women
Digital Communications Associate – apply by Nov. 14

PBSAssistant Director, Publicity & Social Media – see also main career page

PCIContent Marketing Manager

Plan International USA – Social Media Manager – DC or Warwick, RI

Union of UnemployedSocial Media Specialist

Director, Online/Digital Fundraising – apply by Oct. 31

…. and, finally: a self-assessed really cool, artsy retail center is looking for a computer-savvy Social Media Assistant – temp-to-hire; $14-$15/hr

Monday, October 27, 2014

Back to It

We’ll start today by noting tomorrow’s chance to see representatives from nearly 250 graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship & other disciplines at the DC Idealist Grad Fair – Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Washington Convention Center.

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

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, seeks Senior Communications Manager with at least 5 years experience in a communication related field, such as PR, marketing or journalism – Herndon, Va. location

Opportunities available with the Prevent Cancer Foundation:
American Water Works AssociationGovernment Affairs Specialist – mid-high $40k – at least one year’s experience in government affairs, regulatory or legislative areas preferred – apply by Nov. 7

Government Printing OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: 15-1242771-TM – apply by Nov. 7

United Nations FoundationIntern supporting the Council of Women World Leaders – apply by Nov. 7

BAE SystemsCommunications Specialist – seeking candidates with experience with research, writing, editing, and publishing communications products; knowledge of intelligence community preferred

Capital OneDirector, Communications (scroll down) – seeking CVs showing at least 7 years of public relations experience for a leading brand

Mystery social impact communications firm seeks Vice President/SVP with 10+ years experience in public-interest communications, or demonstrated equivalent, with preference for political, advocacy or agency background – search managed by Chaloner

Millennium Challenge CorporationSupervisory Public Relations Specialist – $115k-$159k – job ID: MCC-1242360-15-02-CPA – apply by Oct. 29

Inter-American Development BankIntern, External Relations – apply by Oct. 31

A lot of Winter/Spring-term Internships recently posted with National Public Radio – Nov. 21 application deadline noted for most

Ogilvy PRAccount Supervisor (search DC location or req ID 3142BR) – 6+ years communications/PR experience desired; agency background a plus.

NAFSA: Association of International EducatorsCoordinator, Conference Programs & Communications – seeking candidates with skill in web-based writing & communications, knowledge of web development/content management systems, and 3 or more years experience in admin work.

DoT/Federal Transit AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $106k-$138k – job ID: FTA.TCA-2014-0007 – apply by Oct. 30

We’re noting the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine's rather emphatic advice against dairy consumption as we polish off a suddenly-menacing Sunday a.m. latte (at the perhaps all-to-aptly-named-but-still-excellent Killer ESP, by the way) and bringing you this Director of Philanthropy, Western Region opportunity that can be home-based in LA, SF or other major city in the Pacific time zone.

Trout UnlimitedColdwater Conservation Fund Manager, Eastern Region (location flexible, preferably in mid-Atlantic area) and Coldwater Conservation Fund Manager, Rocky Mountain Region (location flexible in region)  –  Dec. 15 application deadline for both

Hilton Hotels
Manager, Corporate Public Relations (search communications & public relations category or job # USA010FX) – minimum of 5 year of professional experience desired, including some supervisory/managerial experience, is required.

Independent Sector, a network for nonprofits, foundations & corporations committed to the rather broad (but highly laudable, of course) notion of advancing the common good, seeks Senior Associate, Government Relations possessing strong contacts with key congressional staff holding responsibility for issues of interest to the nonprofit community.

That Veterans Outreach Manager post with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition that we noted/previewed in the comments section last week is now listed among their full run of opportunities (scroll down).

The Open Society Foundations have New York-based Program Assistant (apply by Oct. 28) and Executive Assistant (apply by Nov. 12) posts available with their Grant Making Support Group – apply by Oct. 28

Lax-bros or -babes encouraged to check out this Sanctioning/Events Manager post with U.S. Lacrosse in Baltimore, MD; 5 years experience in the sports and/or event management industry desired

You’ll be docked on workdays in Alexandria (Old Town, to be exact) as Admin Assistant, Government Relations with the American Association of Port Authorities, and almost a straight shot of less than three miles to this cheerful post-work port of call.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

For a Limited Time Only

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American UniversityProgram Coordinator for the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property – $40k-$44k – Oct. 27

Dept. of State/Foreign Service InstitutePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: FSI-2015-0006 – Oct. 27

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Peace CorpsProgram Support Assistant – $43k-$70k – job ID: 15-021-KC – Oct. 29

Smithsonian Institution
Equipment Connections for ChildrenDevelopment Coordinator – part-time; 6 hrs/wk @ $22/hr – Oct. 30 (noon)

ActionAid USAGrassroots CampaignerOct. 31

Institute for Global EngagementChief Executive OfficerOct. 31

International Women’s Media FoundationDirector of CommunicationsOct. 31

John Snow Inc. – Web & Social Media SpecialistOct. 31

Millennium Challenge CorporationPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$98k – job ID: MCC-1240464-15-01-CPA-DE – Oct. 31

Salvation ArmyWeb Communications AssistantOct. 31

Green SealMarketing & Outreach AssociateNov. 1

British EmbassyPress & Public Affairs Assistant – $41k – New York – Nov. 2

Greater Washington Society of CPAsCommunications & Marketing Manager – $40k-$45k for 30 hrs/wk – Nov. 2

Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown travels to East Africa to add Tanzania to the roster of parts of the planet that are now a little better known – tonight at 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN

Friday, October 24, 2014

And, we're back ...

... thanks to the good work of now-with-more-flights-from-DCA Southwest Airlines, so here's some finds to get you through your Friday.  We plan to add some more listings from some of our usual Thursday & Friday mainstays, and perhaps a couple more, later on today.

1) The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has an opening for Coordinator, Public Relations that was described to us a great opportunity for someone with just a bit of professional experience who wants to learn and grow., as well as a good fit for someone who loves music and events; strong benefit package also noted.

2-3) Human Rights Campaign
4) The T. Howard Foundation, a group committed to increasing diversity in the multimedia & entertainment industry, seeks Program Intern (pdf) for admin & organizational duties – we’re told this opportunity will run from early Nov. to late Jan. – $10/hr – apply by Oct. 28

5) Neustadt Creative Marketing seeks skilled, collegial & precise Junior Writer to join their tight-knit team in the educational marketing space – Baltimore, MD

6-8) ACLU
9-12) Conservation International
13) International Food Research Policy InstituteHead, Policy & Advocacy supporting HarvestPlus

14-15) Koch Industries (search DC location)
16) National Conference on CitizenshipService Year Associate and Service Year Manager

17-18) Sapient
19) Seamon Corp.Graphic Designer – on-call status

20-22) Smithsonian Institution
23) U.S. Chamber of Commerce Managing Editor, Digital Content

24-28) World Resources Institute
29) American UniversityProgram Coordinator for the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property – $40k-$44k – apply by Oct. 27

30) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant supporting the Hamilton Project – starting Summer 2015

31-47) Capitol Hill
48-49) Georgetown University
50-56) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
57) University of Virginia Associate Director of Gift Planning – $65k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

OK, that's it for Friday.  Best wishes for a great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

So Far ...

Greetings from the road; these first eight are direct-to-us submissions from assorted tipsters.  More to come (possibly).

1) Abt AssociatesManager, Domestic Communications

2) Arab American InstituteCommunications Associate (pdf)

3) Mystery think tankDirector of Foundation Relations – $100k

4) National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$115k – new media focus – job ID: LPA-2015-0003 – apply by Nov. 4

5) Pinkston Group Account Coordinator

6) Sage CommunicationsAccount Coordinator (scroll down)

7) StratacommPR/Communications Intern – paid/full-time – Winter/Spring 2015

8) U.S. Global Leadership CoalitionVeterans Outreach Manager – we're told that veteran with relevant experience will have the best shot at this.

– OK, here's some more –

9) Discovery CommunicationsDirector of Communications

10) HalliburtonGovernment Affairs Representative

11-13) Medimmune (search by req ID)
14) Millennium Challenge CorporationPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$98k – job ID: MCC-1240464-15-01-CPA-DE – apply by Oct. 31

15) National Parks Conservation AssociationMedia Relations Intern

16) State VoicesDirector of Development & Communications (pdf)

17) Xcel EnergyFederal Affairs Consultant

Monday, October 20, 2014

M-W-F, J-T-J, W-I-P, from ATL

Wednesday update: we have sketchy WiFi/network access now, so we will be delayed (or possibly not posting new material at all) today,  Be back soon, we hope.

We're on the road in Atlanta, GA this week, so DCPA+CJ will be on a Mon.-Wed.-Fri. publishing schedule, in [mostly] just-the-jobs mode, and as a work-in-progress today.

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

1) kglobal is looking for a Senior Communication Research & Assessment Associate with 6-10 years’ experience conducting communications assessments, audience research, and measuring audience sentiment – position will be based at the Pentagon as part of a contract for the Navy; Secret clearance will be required

2) Alliance for Regenerative MedicineManager, Communications

3-4) American Planning Association
5-6) APCO Worldwide
7) Dept. of Defense Public Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: OSD-15-1228327-B – apply by Nov. 3

8) James Madison InstituteSouthwest Florida Development Director – virtual based in region – search managed by Talent Market

9-12) Lupus Foundation of America
13) Maryland State Police Public Affairs Officer – $34k-$56k – Pikesville, MD – apply by Nov/ 3

14) Milton Hershey SchoolWeb & Social Media Manager – Hershey, PA

15) Personal Care Products Council Public Affairs/Communications Specialist

16) Quadrant, Inc. Communications Specialist

17) Social SolutionsCommunications Manager – Baltimore, MD

18) Triple CanopyDirector of Communications

19) Volkswagen Group of AmericaProduct Communications Manager

20) Washington CapitalsMedia Relations Intern – Spring 2015

21) Archdiocese of WashingtonCommunications Manager

22) Hattaway CommunicationsStaff Assistant/Officer Manager (pdf)

23) Hogan LovellsAssistant, Legislative Practice Group (pdf) – see application info here, as well as several DC-based marketing opportunities (scroll down)

24) International Rescue CommitteeRegional Major Gifts Officer

25) Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Senior Policy Manager

26) Americans United for the Separation of Church & StateConstitutional Litigation Internship – apply by Dec. 15

27) Colonial Williamsburg FoundationPlanned Giving Associate – $12-$18/hr – Williamsburg, Va.

28) Healthcare lobbying legal firm self-assessed as lovely & very stableGovernment Affairs Secretary – search managed by Bonnie Jones Associates

29) Van Eperan & AssociatesAccount Exec, Senior Account Exec & Account Supervisor

30) World Food Program USADevelopment Associate

31) Ball Aerospace Admin Intern, Legislative Affairs

32) The Coordinating CenterDirector of Public Policy – Millersville, MD

33) EarthjusticeAccess to the Courts Advocate – JD required

34) Schneider ElectricDirector of Government Affairs – DC or Chicago, IL

35) Washington Suburban Sanitary CommissionGovernment Affairs Manager – $65k-$110k

more to come OK, we're done –
– see you Wednesday (we hope) –

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sunday [re-]Sampler

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Chesapeake Bay FoundationSenior Staff AccountantOct. 20 

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: JP-15-019A – Oct. 20

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia Director of DevelopmentOct. 20

PHI Vice President of Policy (pdf) – Oct. 20

United Mitochondrial Disease FoundationDirector of Development – Pittsburgh, PA – search managed by Nonprofit TalentOct. 20

United Nations Foundation
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Federal Emergency Management AgencyMedia Relations Specialist – temporary/intermittent in support of FEMA Reservist Program; locations flexible/TBD – $15-$19/hr – job ID: FEMA-14-DLH-104-RSV – Oct. 21 

Church World ServiceDirector of Foundation Relations – location flexible; they do have a DC officeOct. 22

Library of Congress Chief Communications Officer – $124k-$157k – job ID: 140232 – Oct. 23

Mars, Inc.Senior Digital Copywriter Specialist – Mount Arlington, NJ – Oct. 23

ACLUDonor Communications Associate, NYCLU – $40k-$45k – New York – Oct. 24

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Online Community Specialist (pdf) – Oct. 24

National Association of Federally-Impacted Schools Executive Director (pdf) – $140k-$180k – Oct. 24

University of Maryland
 British EmbassyAdmin & Projects Assistant, Politics, Economics & Communication Group – $29k – Oct. 26

Will Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown manage to get through their tour of Vietnam without an Apocalypse Now reference?  Find out tonight at 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, October 17, 2014

What's Better than a Lovely mid-October Friday?

... well, probably lots of things, but we're still pretty cheerful this a.m.  We hope your (and our) day turns out to be a good one.

The Insured Retirement Institute seeks Vice President, Communications & Marketing (pdf) with at least 10 years of relevant experience, including coalition management work; familiarity with  financial  & retirement  savings  issues a plus.

ActionAid USA is looking for a Grassroots Campaigner to lead campaigning on the impact of global & national biofuels demand on food insecurity, land rights, and land conflicts – apply by Oct. 31

American Enterprise Institute
Mystery association seeks experienced Content  Manager/Copywriter on temporary basis – familiarity with WordPress CMS particularly valued – search managed by the BOSS Group

Baltimore-based Evergreen Health Cooperative seeks part-time Community Outreach Associate (scroll to find) on temporary basis to represent the group at various community events in Maryland – $12/hr

Pew Charitable Trusts
National Association of Independent Colleges & UniversitiesDirector of Government Relations – successful candidate will have a JD or equivalent skills and experiences in developing and understanding legislative and regulatory proposals – apply by Nov. 10 – Communications Intern opportunity also noted

Equipment Connections for Children, a small nonprofit that facilitates redistribution and reuse of outgrown adaptive equipment for children with disabilities, seeks part-time (6 hrs/wk @ $22/hr) Development Coordinator – apply before the clock strikes high noon on Oct. 30

The National InterestInternships

Environics CommunicationsAccount Exec, Digital Practice – ideal candidate has 3-5 years of digital media experience, including managing social media campaigns, creating original online content, conducting blogger outreach and relationship-building, and web/social analytics

American UniversityProject Manager, School of International Service

British EmbassyPress & Public Affairs Assistant – $41k – New York – apply by Nov. 2

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionHealth Communication & Outreach Specialist – term/contract status – $49k-$85k – apply by Nov. 12

The Center for Effective Government & Public Citizen-led Coalition for Sensible Safeguards seeks Coalition Manager to help explain, defend, and advocate for the country's system of public protections.  All sounds sensible to us.

Beerfests this weekend: