Friday, October 19, 2018

We're Back With the Good Stuff

Hello Friday job-search enthusiasts!  We're back from Atlanta – and a visit to this old friend – with a few days' worth of terrific direct-to-us submissions.  We'll add some Friday usual suspects later, but we wanted to these great opportunities out to you now.

Young Invincibles
, a non-profit research & policy organization working to expand economic opportunity & political engagement for young adults, is seeking a Communications Director with 5-8 years of communications, political strategy, or campaign experience, as well ability to translate complicated policy into compelling content – see also main career page.

The American Red Cross has passed along this very fresh Communications Specialist, Biomedical Services opportunity – 5-7 years of communications experience & excellent writing skills required; background working in a regulated industry preferred.

Opportunities to support the work of Ceres in tackling sustainability challenges such as climate change, water scarcity & pollution, and human rights abuses – 5+ years of relevant communications, PR or journalism experience desired for both:
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is in search mode for a Public Affairs Associate with 3-5 years experiencing managing public affairs activities for a non-profit, mission driven organization, including work managing relationships with high-profile leaders & celebrities – apply by Nov. 2 

Resources for the Future is seeking an entry-level Marketing Specialist to help develop digital marketing & social media campaigns, newsletters & invitations, and marketing materials – 2+ two years’ marketing experience preferred – see also main career page

Healthcare access advocate United States of Care has let us know they have several posts to fill – these can all be based in DC or Minneapolis, MN, with the exception of the DC-only Spring 2019 Intern slots:
The American Association of University Women has shared this Digital Director opportunity suited to candidates with 8+ years of experience in digital media and communications, journalism or web design, or related fields, as well as proven ability to create multimedia content.

The Project On Government Oversight is looking for a Deputy Director of Investigations to help conduct, oversee, and execute hard-hitting investigative journalism to shine a light on waste, corruption & abuse of power – $85k-$95k – 5+ years of significant investigative experience involving government and/or corporate accountability required, as well as a background managing investigative/research teams – search managed by Ettleson & Associates

Our friends at the U.S. Travel Association have tipped us off to three opportunities to join their downtown DC-based team (scroll to find):
NestlĂ© is looking for a Video & Design Specialist, Digital Media supporting the Corporate & Brand Affairs team in their new office in Rosslyn – 3+ years of hands-on video & graphic experience for digital & social distribution required, as well as a strong command of visual design & strong image editing skills.

American University
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterResearch Analyst, Internet & Technology – 2-6 years of opinion research experience desired

Atlantic Media
Center for American Progress
Best wishes for a fabulous & victorious weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.  Beerfest season is morphing into oysterfest season, it appears – more ahead here.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Data, Democracy, Politics & Contemplative Sciences

We might add a few more to this one, but it's not certain,  See you again Friday.

1) American Forest FoundationDigital Communications Coordinator – apply by Oct. 30

2) American Immigration Lawyers AssociationLegal Editor – apply by Oct. 31

3) BoeingSenior Communications & Branding Specialist

4) Brookings Institution Research Assistant, Economic Policy

5-9) Capitol Hill
10) Convention Data ServicesPublic Relations Specialist – contract status

11) Exelon Corp. Senior Business Analyst, Government Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy – DC or Baltimore, MD – apply by Oct. 20

12) Georgetown UniversityCommunications & Policy Associate supporting the Center on Poverty & Inequality

13) LeidosDirector, Media Relations

14) MSL GroupVice President, Media Relations

15) National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsCommunications Coordinator

16) National Endowment for DemocracyChief Operating Officer – search managed by Korn Ferry

17-20) Refugees International
17-24) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
25) World Health OrganizationAdmin Assistant – strong Spanish language skills required – apply by Oct. 24

Monday, October 15, 2018

OK, Let's Get to It!

Hello Monday!  Busy week for us, so we're on a M-W-F publishing schedule.  Don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week, and we'll see you again on Wednesday.

1) AbbVieDirector, Reimbursement/Federal Government Affairs

2-3) ACLU
4-5) American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
6-9) American Diabetes Association
10-11) American Enterprise Institute
12) Capital One Brand Strategy Senior Associate, Community Management/Social Media Marketing

13) Dept. of Homeland SecurityWriter/Editor – $96k-$126k – apply by Oct. 18

14-16) Fannie Mae
17-20) George Washington University
21) GoogleDirector, Public Policy/Government Affairs/Strategy & Campaigns; YouTube – DC or San Bruno, CA

22) HWCCommunications Associate – see also main career page

23-24) Information Technology Information Council
25-29) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
30) National Association of ManufacturingManager, Strategic Messaging

31) National Geographic/21st Century FoxCommunications Specialist

32) National Housing Conference Director of Communications & Marketing

33-34) National Multifamily Housing Council
35-37) National Wildlife Federation
38) PBSSenior Manager, Social Media – see also main career page

39-42) Smithsonian Institution
43-44) Social Driver – see also main career page
45-47) TDS Public Affairs
48) Wilmer Hale Public Relations Coordinator

49) … and finally: we’re guessing this is one of the colorful channels you’ll be running as Social Media Manager for Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants – see also main career page

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Yes, You've Probably Seen These Before

Here's your Sunday rundown of previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week.

Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Affairs Specialist/Digital Communications Analyst – $68k-$129k – Oct. 15

Audubon Society Campaign Director, Arctic Refuge Defense CampaignOct. 15
National School Public Relations AssociationManager: Seminar, Partnerships & Programs (pdf) – $55k-$70k – despite deadline noted in listing, we're told they will consider applications through Oct. 15 

Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $56k-$73k – Oct. 16

Smithsonian Institution
United NationsPolitical Affairs Officer – temporary position running through Mar. 2019 – New York – Oct. 16

DC Dept. of Behavioral HealthPublic Affairs Officer – $83k-$107k – Oct. 17

Nature Conservancy Loyal Donor Officer – Tucson or Phoenix, AZ – Oct. 17
Arlington County Dept. of Environmental ServicesCommunity Relations Specialist – $53k-$93k – Oct. 18

Conservation Voters for Idaho Conservation Fellow (pdf) – 2 year term – $35k – Boise, ID – Oct. 19 

Corporation for National & Community ServiceWriter/Editor – $68k – Oct. 19

George Mason University
National Association of Area Agencies on AgingCommunications Associate – two posts available – Oct. 19

British Embassy Trade & Investment Associate, Defence & Security – $24/hr – Oct. 21

Parts Unknown takes a diversion from the usual formula an discussing Tony's outsized impact – tonight at 9:00pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Finally, a Fall Friday

Hello Friday job-seekers!  Finally, some crisp Fall weekend weather arrives; where the heck did we put our sweaters?  Hope you have a cheery day & fruitful search.

Our friends at CLS Strategies have a very fresh Managing Associate (scroll to find) role to fill – 3-6 years’ experience in journalism, political campaigns, on Capitol Hill, a PR agency, or association setting desired.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has shared this fresh Major Gifts Officer opportunity – 5+ years of experience in major gift fundraising & developing complex fundraising strategies desired – we also see an Institutional Giving Associate post available – see related LinkedIn post that was also passed along

ConvĂ© Communications has passed along this Associate post suited for candidates with 1-3 years communications experience; agency background preferred – position to focus on health care & non-profit clientele – Downtown/Dupont Circle location

Per Wednesday’s comments, we bring you this Consultant, Public Affairs/Strategic Communications post with FTI Consulting – at least one year of communications agency and/or state/federal government experience required; Capitol Hill background a plus.

The Center on Budget & Policy Priorities is actively recruiting for these:
The National Council on Teacher Quality is seeking analytical people to join our dynamic team of remote-based Policy Analysts. If you are organized, detail-oriented, and enjoy conducting research, they would like to hear from you.  Part-time position w/ flexible hours, and opportunity to improve education for all students – pay starts at $20/hour.

The National Women’s Health Network is seeking a Communications Intern for the Winter term w/ strong writing & research skills & facility w/ social media platforms; familiarity w/ graphic design programs, WordPress, and/or Blackbaud NetCommunity a plus – January 2019 start date, we’re told.

The Hatcher Group is seeking a college senior or grad student for a paid part-time Communications Intern in its Annapolis, MD outpost – Jan.-Apr. 2019 term – outstanding writing, editing, media and social media skills & passion for progressive policy issues desired.

Heritage FoundationJunior Graphic Designer – 1-3 years of experience in graphic or visual design desired, as well as facility w/ Adobe Creative Suite applications

League of Conservation Voters
Atlantic MediaEditorial Director supporting their Atlantic 57 consulting division – 8+ years of experience in digital media & communications required, including at least 4 years in a newsroom setting.

Center for American Progress

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $144k-$148k – apply by Oct. 24
Pew Charitable Trusts
Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $56k-$73k – apply by Oct. 16
American University
… and finally: Dreaming of life in L.A. & the movie business?  Perhaps this Office Assistant post at the British Film Commission’s Los Angeles, CA outpost will start you on your path to becoming a genuine player – $20/hr – apply by Oct. 24

Best wishes for a wonderful & winning weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.  Your beer-festive happenings this weekend are headlined by the always-amazing Snallygaster extravaganza on Saturday; look for more in the coming weeks here:

Thursday, October 11, 2018

60 on a Thursday

Here's a good-sized just-the-jobs set to turbocharge your search on this rainy Thursday.

1) American RiversOnline Communications Manager

2) American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationDirector of Federal & Political Affairs – $143k-$159k

3) American Urological AssociationDigital Communications Specialist (scroll to find) – Linthicum Heights, MD

4) American TowerHead of DC Government Affairs

5) America VotesPolitical & Communications Internship

6) Association for Accessible MedicineManager, State Government Affairs (pdf) – see also main career page

7) Association for Research in Vision & OphthalmologyMarketing & Communications Coordinator (scroll to find)

8-10) Audubon Society
11-12) Beauvoir/National Cathedral Elementary School (scroll to find)
13) Brookings InstitutionDirector/Senior Director of Development

14-15) Conservation International
16) Corporation for National & Community ServiceWriter/Editor – $68k – apply by Oct. 19

17) CropLife AmericaCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – see also main career page

18) DC Office of PlanningPublic Affairs Specialist – $83k-$107k – apply by Oct. 24

19) Dept. of TransportationWriter – $68k-$106k – apply by Oct. 18; subject to early closure

20) Dept. of the Treasury/U.S. MintPublic Affairs Specialist – $56k-$88k – apply by Oct. 25

21) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by Oct. 24

22) General ElectricGovernment Affairs Coordinator

23) George Mason UniversityDirector of Communications & Marketing, Division of University Life – mid-$60k to high-$70k – apply by Nov. 2

24-25) Georgetown University
26-29) George Washington University
30) GreenpeaceSenior Oceans Campaigner

31) Heartland InstituteMarketing Director – Arlington Heights, IL or remote-based – search managed by Talent Market

32-36) The Herald Group (scroll to find)
37-39) International Justice Mission
40) International PaperDirector, State Government Relations

41) Mathematical Association of AmericaMeeting & Events Coordinator (scroll to find) – $45k-$47k

42) Mystery construction trade associationDirector of Legislative Affairs

43) Mystery DC public policy agencyCommunications Coordinator – search managed by Profiles

44) National Coalition of STD DirectorsCommunications Manager

45) National Society of The Colonial Dames of America Campaign Coordinator (scroll to find) – one-year term

46-52) Nature Conservancy
53-54) Patriot Strategies (scroll to find)
55) Prince William Public Library SystemMarketing & Public Relations Specialist – $55k-$75k – Woodbridge, Va. – apply by Oct. 24

56) Rainforest AllianceCommunications Associate, Accountability Framework Initiative

57-59) Third Way
60) World BankProgram Assistant – apply by Oct. 22

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Institute, Federation, Programme & Group

The International Council on Clean Transportation is actively recruiting for a Communications Associate with 5–10 years relevant experience and familiarity with climate issues & transportation-related policy

Fresh opportunities with the Washington Center for Equitable Growth:
Don’t miss this closing-soon Special Events Coordinator opportunity with the McCain Institute for International Leadership – 3 years of administrative/coordinating experience or other relevant background required; background in event planning/promotion & social media preferred – apply by Oct. 11

The American Counseling Association has just passed these along:
Here’s a new Director, Media & External Affairs post with the World Wildlife Federation – 10+ years of professional experience in PR or journalism required; background in communications related to environmental issues or other scientific field preferred.

The United Nations Environment Programme has passed along this Nairobi, Kenya-based Communications Officer post – 5+ years o experience in media relations, a digital newsroom, editorial production or journalism required, including some work at the international level – apply by Nov. 3

Closer to home with the United Nations, we find this New York-based Political Affairs Officer job – a temporary position running through March 2019 – apply by Oct. 16

New opportunities with downtown DC-based communications firm Glen Echo Group:
  • Vice President – 10+ years’ communications experience required
  • Director – 7+ years’ communications experience required
This Social Strategy & Web Publishing Manager (scroll to find) post with the Trust for America’s Health is new since our mid-Sept. check-in.

Grant Thornton Senior Communications Associate – your 2+ years of communications experience should include duties updating web content and using electronic publishing & graphics applications.

These government relations posts with the National Council on Urban Indian Health are new since our early-Sept. visit (scroll to find):
ONE CampaignSpecial Advisor to the Executive Director, Global Policy – seeking candidates with 8+ years of experience providing senior-level management support, project management, budget experience & advising the direction of work

Opportunities to support a U.S. Navy command with new-to-us communications, consulting & media relations company Vox Optima (scroll to find):
Tremont StrategiesVice President, Federal Relations – 5-7+ years’ relevant experience in government relations required, either on Capitol Hill, within a trade organization or public affairs firm, or in-house setting – Boston, MA location preferred; frequent travel throughout the Northeast & the DC area are also part of the bargain.

Capitol Hill
Office of the Director of National IntelligenceChief of Public Affairs – $126k-$174k – apply by Oct. 11

National Association of Home BuildersDirector, External Communications (scroll to find)

Delta Resources Inc.Junior Marketing/Public Relations Specialist – strong writing, organization & planning skills desired

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Public Relations Jobs 16

We return to Tuesday specialty program with our 16th iteration of jobs and internships available at PR & communications firms.

300 Brand

Abel Communications – Baltimore, MD
Allison+PartnersAccount Coordinator (select Americas, scroll to find)

APCO Worldwide
Blue State Digital
BrandlinkDC (scroll to find)
Brotman/Winter/Fried Interns

BurnessCommunications Coordinator 

Burson Cohn & Wolfe
CLS Strategies (scroll to find)
Crosby Marketing
Crosby~Volmer International CommunicationsAccount Supervisor – DC or San Francisco, CA

DCI Group
DPR GroupAccount Exec (scroll to find)

Edelman PR
FentonSenior Account Exec, Digital 

Finn Partners
FP1 Strategies
Glover Park GroupVice President, Digital & Social

Hager SharpAccount Supervisor, Education

Hattaway CommunicationsExecutive Assistant/Office Manager

IMRE – Baltimore, MD
JANSON Communications
JPA Health Communications
LEVICK (scroll to find)
Live Wire Communications
Mystery tech PR agencySenior Account Exec – DC or San Francisco, CA – search managed by Paradigm Staffing

NPJ Advertising & PR (scroll to find)
Ogilvy PR
Outreach Process Partners (scroll to find) – Annapolis, MD except as noted otherwise
PadillaAccount Supervisor supporting their FoodMinds affiliate – DC, New York, or Chicago, IL

Pinkston GroupAssociate Video Director 

Political Media (scroll to find)
Powell-Tate – Interns, Spring 2019: Communications & EngagementPlanningCreative – apply by Oct. 31

Qorvis/MSL Group Vice President, Media Relations

Rendon GroupMedia Monitoring Analyst (scroll to find)

Rep Equity
RH Strategic CommunicationsInterns

Sage Communications
Spectrum Science Communications
Strauss Media Strategies (scroll to find)
Susan Davis International (scroll to find)
Van Eperan
VitaminProject Manager – Baltimore, MD

VOX Global
Xenophon Strategies (scroll to find)
Warschawski – Baltimore, MD

Monday, October 8, 2018

Let's Get Your Job Search Off to a Good Start

Here's a healthy-sized Columbus Day set to get you on track for a great week of job-searching.  Also, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Per a comments field nudge, we’ll lead off with this Digital Marketing Assistant opportunity with the Council on Foreign Relations – at least one year of experience in marketing, social media management, advertising, audience development, brand strategy, or related role required.

Forbes-Tate Partners is recruiting for a Research Associate with 1-2 years of public or private sector legislative or policy experience, and a demonstrated ability to conduct qualitative research are required.

Arlington County Dept. of Environmental ServicesCommunity Relations Specialist – $53k-$93k – experience developing & implementing community engagement strategies for capital programs & projects desired – apply by Oct. 18

JPMorgan Chase
United Nations FoundationSenior Campaign Associate supporting the Shot@Life campaign – suited for candidates with 3-4 years of experience that includes work engaging diverse grassroots constituencies, such as university students, civil society groups, faith-based communities, professional association members, etc.

We won’t make you wait until our usual Thursday look-in at jobs with the Nature Conservancy to see this Content Specialist & Writer post there – apply by Nov. 4

Humane Society of the U.S.

Americans for Financial ReformCampaign & Communications Associate – 2+ years of experience in issue advocacy, organizing, or communications work required, as well as familiarity with financial system and/or consumer financial protection issues – apply by Oct. 14 

American Institute of Architects Writer/Editor Member Communications – experience in editorial project management and managing writers, editors & designers required; knowledge of architecture a big plus.

Johns Hopkins University
– Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
Truman Center for National PolicyMajor Gifts Officer (scroll to find) – 3-5 years of experience in development with an emphasis on individuals and with proven success in securing five and six figure level gifts. 

Cato Institute
(scroll to find)
DeloitteStrategic Communications Lead – supporting Military client; here’s some guesses on the DMOC acronym noted

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
GFG Health NetworkCommunications Manager – 5+ years of related experience required, including at least two in a management role

Wounded Warrior Project
Lockheed MartinInternal Communications Representative – requires superior writing, editing and oral communications skills with the ability to convey highly complex information in clear, compelling ways.

Muslim Advocates
Lockheed MartinInternal Communications Representative – requires superior writing, editing and oral communications skills with the ability to convey highly complex information in clear, compelling ways.

Small Business Majority
MacFaddenCommunications & Outreach Specialist – 10 to 15 years of experience working in strategic communications and developing/executing branding strategy desired.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Repeated for Your Convenience

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

Flamboyan Foundation –  Communications Associate, Web & DesignOct. 8 

International Center for Journalists
Nature Conservancy
Food & Drug AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $134k-$164k – Oct. 9

National Alcohol Beverage Control AssociationCommunications AssociateOct. 10

University of Maryland Communications Specialist, College of EducationOct. 10

World BankCommunications Consultant supporting Climate Investment FundsOct. 10 

George Mason University
Coptic OrphansCommunications DirectorOct. 12

House of Representatives/Office of the ChaplainStaff Assistant – to $44k – Oct. 12

World Affairs Councils of AmericaCommunications & Marketing Officer (pdf) – Oct. 12 

British Embassy Regional Crisis Adviser, North America/Caribbean & Bermuda – $67k – Oct. 14

Parts Unknown continues with a journey to Indonesia; will be gorgeous no doubt – tonight at 9:00pm (eastern) on CNN.