Sunday, August 25, 2019

These Again?

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

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Communications AssistantAug. 26

Dept. of Housing & Urban DevelopmentPublic Affairs Specialist – $99k-$128k – Aug. 26

DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesCongressional Liaison Specialist – $117k-$152k – Aug. 26

EarthWorks Communications Manager, Energy Program – $55k-$62k – Aug. 26 

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $88k-$139k – Aug. 26

National Institutes of HealthWriter/Editors supporting the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders – $57k-$108k – Aug. 26

Smithsonian Institution Director of Advancement, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center (pdf) – Aug. 26

British Embassy
University of Maryland
Dept. of AgriculturePublic Affairs Specialist – $57k-$74k – Aug. 28

George Mason University Free Speech Clinic Fellow – 2-year term – JD required – Aug. 28

American Society of Civil EngineersManager, Media RelationsAug. 30

Nature Conservancy
U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Director for what we’re fairly confident is the House Press Gallery – $65k-$80k – Aug. 30

Washington Post
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Executive Director, Office of Advocacy & Reform – $83k-$147k – Harrisburg, PA – Aug. 31

Friday, August 23, 2019

Maui Calling

Hello Friday job-wanters!  We've got a higher-than-usual haul of healthcare-arena opportunities and couple dream jobs in sun-soaked locales to finish your week.

785) The National Institutes of Health has Writer/Editor posts available supporting the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders – $57k-$108k – apply by Aug. 26

786) American Institute for Cancer Research Digital Communications Manager

787-788) American University
789) Blue Cross Blue Shield AssociationManaging Director, Public Affairs

790-792) British Embassy
793-796) Children’s Law Center
797) Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesCommunications Associate/Booker (scroll down)

798-800) Goodweave
801) Heritage FoundationAdmin Assistant supporting the Simon Center for Principles & Politics

802) Kaiser PermanenteSenior Director, Public Relations

803) Mystery foundation working to eliminate poverty in IndiaFundraising & Development Intern

804) National Association of CountiesLegislative Associate

805-806) Pew Charitable Trusts
807) Pew Research CenterJournalism Content Analysts – temporary posts; late-Sept. to late-Dec. term – $15/hr

808-810) Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
811-812) POLITICO
813-814) University of Maryland
815) VerizonManager, State Government Relations

816) World Resources InstituteHead of Communications supporting the Partnering for Green Growth & the Global Goals 2030 Initiative

817) … and finally: the National Park Service is calling you to Maui and this Public Affairs Specialist role at now-we-want-to-go-there Haleakala National Park – $52k-$68k for a 32-hour work week – apply by Sept. 3

818) … and finally, part 2: can you get selected for this Corporate Communications Manager spot on the DC United roster in time (mid-October) to comp us some playoff tickets at Audi Field?  Get on it!

819) … and finally, part 3: Maui not your thing?  How about the St. Regis Doha and this Public Relations Manager posting there in the employ of Marriott International?  Looks pretty sweet to us.


Best wishes for a terrific & cheery weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

There Will Be More

We're a work-in-progress today; check back for more later. [edit: all finished for the day]

745) Common Cause has shared this fresh Communications Coordinator post supporting the Defend Our Constitution campaign – $55k-$65k – seeking candidates with 2-4 years of experience of providing strategic communications, media relations, and/or social media support in advocacy organizations and/or issue or political campaigns – grant-funded post though 2020.

746) The American Society of Civil Engineers has let us know they are still seeking candidates for this Manager, Media Relations opportunity suited for candidates with 1-3 years of experience in media relations & strategic communications; while an Aug. 30 deadline is noted, we’re told they are about to start reviewing resumes.

747) The National Council on Teacher Quality is seeking a part-time & remote-based Policy Analyst with experience collecting & cleaning both quantitative & qualitative data, either in work or academic settings; proficiency in Excel required, other data programs (e.g. R, Tableau) a plus – $20/hr – apply by Sept. 13

748) The DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency is seeking a Public Affairs Intern (pdf) for the Fall term (early Oct. through mid-Dec.) – for current undergrad or graduate students – see additional Intern Program info here – apply by Aug. 30

749) The Arc of the Central Chesapeake RegionManager of Policy & Government Relations – $60K-$75K - Severn, MD

750) Brookings InstitutionAssistant to the EVP, VP & Chief of Staff

751-752) Center for Civilians in Conflict
753-755) Georgetown University
756-757) Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
758-759) National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine
760) The National InterestEditorial Intern

761-762) National Kidney Foundation
763) U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Director for what we’re fairly confident is the House Press Gallery – $65k-$80k – apply by Aug. 30

764) Wounded Warrior ProjectGovernment Affairs Specialist

765-766) America Votes
767) Colonial Williamsburg FoundationDevelopment Writer – Williamsburg, Va.

768) DC Public SchoolsCommunications & Digital Strategy Specialist – $79k-$89k

769) Dept. of AgriculturePublic Affairs Specialist – $57k-$74k – apply by Aug. 28

770) DRi ConsultingCommunications Writer

771) Fisher House Foundation Development Associate

772) KetchumAssistant Account Exec, Public Sector & Government Team

773) National Council for Behavioral HealthVice President of Marketing & Communications – search managed by DRi Consulting

774-778) Nature Conservancy
779-780) Sierra Club, Virginia Chapter
781) Tax FoundationGrants Manager – search managed by Talent Market

782-783) VPD Government Solutions
784) Washington PostNewsroom Internships – Summer 2020 – additional details here – apply by Oct. 9

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Friends, Partners, Grantmakers & Agents

711) Our friends at the Center for Science in the Public Interest are recruiting for a Policy Associate who will be focused on state & local school food policies with 3-5+ years of lobbying, legislative, or policy experience; background in school nutrition policy preferred.

712) The Data Quality Campaign, a leading voice on education data policy & use, has shared this Associate/Senior Associate, Communications role suited for aspirants with the ability to convey ideas and positions to diverse audiences groups and proven digital & social media skills; facility w/ WordPress a plus – apply by Sept. 27

713) Forbes-Tate Partners is seeking a Senior Analyst for Research & Policy Analysis with 2-3 years of relevant legislative or policy experience, and demonstrated knowledge of Congress, federal agencies, or state government.

714-720) Capitol Hill
721-722) Center for Public Integrity
723) DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesCongressional Liaison Specialist – $117k-$152k – apply by Aug. 26

724-727) Edelman PR
728) Grantmakers in HealthPresident & CEO – search managed by Korn Ferry

729-731) Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
732) Honda Motor Co.Federal Government Relations Specialist

733) Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $88k-$139k – apply by Aug. 26

734-735) Judicial Watch (scroll to find)
736) MedStar Montgomery Medical CenterSenior Marketing & Communication Specialist – Olney, MD

737) National Association of Professional Insurance AgentsGovernment Relations Associate

738) National League of CitiesSenior Associate, Grassroots Advocacy – $60k-$68k

739-741) United States of Care – DC or Minneapolis, MN
742) University of VirginiaExecutive Assistant supporting the Director & CEO of the Miller Center – Charlottesville, Va.

743) Urban Land InstituteVice President, Principal Gifts

744) Virginia Economic Development PartnershipManager, Graphic Services – Richmond, Va.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


676) Qorvis Communications is seeking a Digital Account Exec with 1-2 years of relevant experience & a passion for keeping the trains running on time; we’re also told that media buying experience will move your CV higher in the stack & that you’ll get exposure to international clients.

677) A Maryland Democratic Congressman is seeking a Press Secretary with 2+ years of prior communications or media relations experience – Maryland ties, previous congressional or campaign work, on-the-record experience, and photography & graphic design skills preferred

678) American Bridge 21st CenturyLegislative Research Associate

679) American Farmland TrustInstitutional Partnerships Coordinator – apply by Oct. 31

680) Americans United for LifeDirector of Development (scroll to find)

681) Association of Public and Land-grant UniversitiesDirector of Congressional & Governmental Affairs, Agriculture & International Development – apply by Sept. 13

682) BoeingPAC Analyst

683) Booz Allen HamiltonStrategic Communications Consultant

684) Center for the National InterestExecutive Assistant to the President

685) DC Office of Employment Services Legislative Affairs Officer – $104k-$146k – apply by Aug. 25

686-688) Fenton
689) Goldman Sachs – Government Affairs Analyst/Associate

690-691) Humane Society of the U.S.
692-694) Information Technology Industry Council
695-696) JDRF
697-698) LEVICK (scroll to find)
699) Monumental Sports & EntertainmentDirector, Government & Community Affairs

700) National Trust for Historic PreservationMarketing Admin Assistant – see also main career page

701-702) O’Brien|Garrett
703) Robert Wood Johnson FoundationSenior Policy Officer – Princeton, NJ – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

704) Special Olympics USAManager, Strategic Gifts

705) TransamericaVice President & Senior Director of Government Relations

706-710) Voter Participation Center

Monday, August 19, 2019


Hello Monday!  We've got a 67-opportunity behemoth to turbocharge your job-seek week!  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

609) The League of Conservation Voters is recruiting for two National Campaign Director posts – 8+years or 4 election cycles of issue and/or electoral campaign experience required – apply by Sept. 3

610-615) Resources for the Future have let us know they are active recruiting for these opportunities:
616) The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, NYC’s police oversight agency, has shared this no-doubt-intense Communications Assistant post – strong writing & graphic design skills preferred – $16-$17/hr

617) The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine is accepting applications for the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship, an opportunity to gain experience to work in science policy – Jan.-Apr. 2020 term – $9k stipend – apply by Sept. 6

618) EVERMORE, a nonprofit serving bereaved parents, is seeking a part-time Communications Intern for a 3-4 month term, starting ASAP – paid position

619) Aledade Director of Communications – see also main career page

620-621) American Enterprise Institute
622) American Heart Association Vice President of Development

623) American Institute of ArchitectsManager, Brand & Engagement Operations

624-625) American Society of Civil Engineers
627) Association of American Medical CollegesSenior Director, Strategic Communications

628-629) The Brand Guild
630) Every Mother CountsStorytelling & Digital Marketing Lead (pdf) – New York

631) Fannie Mae Social Media Marketing Manager

632-633) George Mason University
634) George Washington UniversityWeb Editor, School of International Affairs – $47k-$64k

635) Global Entrepreneurship NetworkCommunications Associate

636-637) gmmb
638) Governors Highway Safety AssociationDirector of Communications

639-641) Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
642-643) HWC
644-645) Independent Community Bankers of America
646-647) Jesuit Relief Service

648-663) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
664-668) Mercy Corps
669) Search for Common GroundDevelopment Database Manager

673-674) United Nations Foundation
675) Volunteers of AmericaCommunications Specialist

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Disappearing Acts

Here's a healthy-sized Sunday recap of previously noted opportunities set to disappear in the upcoming week.

Alaska Wilderness LeagueDeputy Director, Arctic Refuge Defense Campaign – DC-based – Aug. 19

Charles CountyVideo Production Specialist – $48k – La Plata, MD – Aug. 19

DHS/TSAPublic Affairs Specialist/Spokesperson – $79k-$149k – Aug. 20

Institute for Local Self-RelianceSenior Editor to join their Independent Business – DC or Portland, ME – Aug. 20

NORC/University of ChicagoSenior Vice President, Public Affairs & Media Research – Bethesda, MD-based – Aug. 20

Patent & Trademark OfficeCongressional Affairs Specialist – $137k-$166k – Aug. 20

U.S. Fish & Wildlife ServiceCommunications Coordinator – $53k-$90k – Anchorage, AK – Aug. 20

British Embassy
Embassy of Australia – see also main career page
George Mason University Major Gifts Officer, School of BusinessAug. 21

Good Food Institute Policy Coordinator – $45k-$50k – Aug. 21

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service
Press Secretary – Baltimore, MD – Aug. 21

Naval Facilities Engineering CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $64k-$83k – Aug. 21

National Alliance on Mental IllnessCoordinator, Marketing & CommunicationsAug. 21

Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationWriter/Editor – $69k-$128k – Aug. 21

Nature Conservancy
League of Conservation Voters Prospect Research AssociateAug. 22 

Prince George’s County CouncilSenior Legislative Budget & Policy Analyst – $56k-$110k – Aug. 22

Fairfax County Neighborhood & Community ServicesCommunications Specialist – $68k-$114k – Aug. 23

Loudoun CountyVisual Communications Specialist – $49k-$72k – Leesburg, Va. – Aug. 23

National Association of Regulatory Utility CommissionersCopy Editor – freelance/contract basis – Aug. 23

University of Maryland Assistant Dean for Communications, School of EngineeringAug. 23

University of MichiganFederal Relations Associate/Manager – DC-based – Aug. 23

Washington Post Reporter for the Daily 202Aug. 23

World Bank

DC Dept. of Public WorksPublic Information Officer – $116k-$162k – Aug. 25

Friday, August 16, 2019


Hello Friday job-coveters!  We feature a little more journalism/media than usual in today's week-closing set.

572) Upshift Strategies has shared this Senior Strategist role suited for candidates with 5-7 years of relevant experience in a campaign, advocacy organization or social change communications firm.

573) Advocates for Highway & Auto SafetyManager of Government Relations

574-576) American Press Institute
577-578) American University
579) Association of International CPAsDirector, Congressional & Political Affairs

580-587) Atlantic Media
588-589) British Embassy
590) Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Communications Assistant – apply by Aug. 26

591) Center for American ProgressSenior Media Coordinator

592) DC Dept. of Public WorksPublic Information Officer – $116k-$162k – apply by Aug. 25

593-595) Embassy of Australia – see also main career page
596) Heritage FoundationSenior Research Fellow for Defense Programs/Naval Warfare & Advanced Technologies – PhD or equivalent level of technical & research skills desired

597-598) League of Women Voters
599) Muscular Dystrophy AssociationAdvocacy Engagement Manager

600) National Confectioners AssociationCommunications Manager

601) New York TimesDeputy Editor/Washington Foreign Policy Manager

602-603) Pew Charitable Trusts
604) Pew Research CenterAssociate Digital Producer

605-606) POLITICO
607-608) Washington Post
Best wishes for a superlative late-Summer weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.