Monday, October 24, 2016

Less-than-Winning Weekend

Our squads lost and lost and lost over the weekend.  Bleh.  As far as we're concerned, the only thing worth remembering from this weekend is Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.  And again, for the record: bleh.

We'll start today's set with a pretty fresh Director, Development Communications opportunity with Sibley Hospital (now part of the Johns Hopkins Health System) suited for candidates with at least five years of writing experience within a fundraising and/or nonprofit environment; grant-writing experience preferred.

The State Innovation Exchange, a national resource and strategy center supporting for state legislators looking to advance progressive policies seeks Press Secretary (pdf) with 3-5 years’ relevant experience – $55k-$60k

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol ResponsibilityDirector of Communications – 5-7 year’s relevant experience desired.

From Wednesday's comments field, we learn that the American Councils for International Education has an opening for a Marketing & Communications Intern for Spring 2017; among the other opportunities noted available, we'd guess that Development Associate might particularly be of interest to some of you. 

University Research Corp. has appended the word proposal to these two new opportunities, so we’re guessing they are award-contingent posts:
George Washington UniversityAssociate Director of Development, School of International Affairs – 3+  years of experience in fundraising, public relations, or marketing is required.

WGL Holdings/Washington GasDirector, Corporate Communications (search keyword media relations or req ID 980BR) – min. of 10 years of experience in a corporate communications environment desired

Mystery DC-based associationCommunications Manager (scroll to find) – minimum of 5 years’ communications experience in a consulting/professional services environment desired – search managed by the Ford Agency

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
The Kaiser Family Foundation seeks a Copy Editor for Kaiser Health News – 5+ years’ experience copy-editing for a daily publication should demonstrate superior editing skills, strong news judgment & the ability to exercise both on deadline;

Capital OneDirector, Government Relations – at least 5 years of experience in public policy, lobbying or campaign work is required

Lyons PRAccount Exec – at least 3-to-5 years of experience in media or PR desired, including a working knowledge of Cision and other media search databases

Hager Sharp (scroll to find)
This Director, Community seems to be new with the U.S. Green Building Council since our check-in there from a bit more than a week ago – jobs entails strategic & operational responsibility for National Capitol region engagement along with duties as chief fundraiser.

Creative Associates International is a global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization, has this fresh Writer & Editor post for candidates with at least 3 years of experience in communications & and a background that includes work related to international development or international affairs.

Trust for the AmericasCommunications & Media Lead – fluency in Spanish a must, as well as willingness to submit a video explaining why you’re the best guy or gal for the job – $3,400/month salary will grow to nearly $4k/mo after trial run – apply by Nov. 21

Inalab has an immediate opening for a Content Writer to support a federal agency client – 5+ years’ broad communications/writing experience desired

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission
Americans for the ArtsDirector of Foundations Relations – 5+ years of development experience required, with at least 2 years of foundation works, as well as a demonstrated track record of success in securing five- and six-figure grants.

GallupDigital Marketing Manager – seeking candidates with 3-5 years of experience working in a digital marketing role, including work leading and managing SEO./SEM, marketing databases, email, and/or display advertising campaigns

Society for Science & the Public
Mystery agency seeks freelance Copywriter with healthcare & education experience – up to $40/hr – search managed by Creative Circle

The National Council on Teacher Quality notes a Policy & Communications Fellow/Intern (scroll to find) post; they describe their intern/fellow opportunities as being of the paid variety, and generally lasting 3-6 months.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The National Association of Realtors is seeking a Project Specialist/Executive Assistant responsible for coordinating and supporting over 70 programs and projects in their Community & Political Affairs division.

Council for Affordable Quality HealthcareDirector of State Relations – 8- 10 years of legislative, regulatory, political, public affairs or related industry experience desired.

Asia Society Policy Institute
Interns, Spring 2017 – multiple specialties noted

American Anthropological AssociationEditorial Assistant – minimum 2 years’ experience required; degree in anthropology or related social science field preferred

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Are These Worth Another Look?

Yes, yes they are.  Here's a smaller-than-usual haul of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  Enjoy.

George Mason University
Dept. of LaborPolicy Advisor – $92k-$139k – Oct. 26

Charles County (MD) Public LibraryMarketing & Development Manager (scroll to find) - $51k – location TBD – Oct. 27

National Coalition of STD DirectorsState Policy & Communications Manager (scroll to find) – Oct. 27 

Nature Conservancy
International Monetary FundCommunications OfficerOct. 28 (as noted here)

USAIDPublic Affairs Specialist – $77k-$119k – Oct. 28 

Washington Suburban Sanitation CommissionAdmin Assistant, Intergovernmental Relations Office – $50k-$77k – Oct. 28

British Embassy Prosperity & Economics Officer – $56k – New York – Oct. 30 

Guest ServicesContent Marketing Specialist – can also search here, using Fairfax, Va. location – Oct. 30

Parts Unknown filmed the London-based episode airing this evening (9:00 pm, CNN) immediately on the heels of Brexit and found a city "blinking in shock." Perhaps Tony will recount some of that turmoil in his live show in DC at DAR Constitution Hall on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Friday, October 21, 2016


Happy Friday!  We are yet again a work-in-progress [edit: all done now] on this lovely DC Friday morning, but we'll start out by sharing  a nice selection of direct submissions we've received over the last couple days.

Current opportunities with Bethesda’s Burness Communications:
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors has let us know about admin/analyst posts they are looking to fill (all pdfs) – see also main career page
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is looking to hire an Associate Director of Media Relations & Advocacy with 5+ years related experience in media relations, communications; background in constituent advocacy mobilization a plus.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has passed along this Research Coordinator opportunity suited to candidates possessing familiarity with data dashboards, including data structures and relational databases, as well as ability to produce high-quality data analysis & commentary.

The National WIC Association, the non-profit education & advocacy arm of the USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children is in search mode for Education & Events Manager and Membership Coordinator candidates – Nov. 4 application deadline for both.

Global poverty-fighting non-profit Results for Development seeks Communications Officer with 5+ years of relevant experience (or 3+ years w/ grad degree) in communications at a research institution, government, bilateral or multilateral development agency, consulting firm, NGO, or think tank – French or Spanish language skills a plus.

SEIU has a fresh Communications Coordinator/Higher Ed Campaign opportunity for candidates with 5-8 years of related experience including work developing & implementing strategy on a wide range of campaigns, including organizing, contract, political, and legislative, as well as experience working with community allies.

This Public Affairs Specialist opportunity with USAID is described to us as a potential dream job for a mainstream media expert with a passion for improving the lives of people around the world – $77k-$119k – apply by Oct. 28

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition seeks a Communications Manager with 3-5 years related experience & strong writing/content development skills

ScoutComms, a communications, advocacy & philanthropic strategy firm focused on the veteran/military family sector has paid Intern opportunities available in the Spring 2017 term at their Fredericksburg, Va. HQ

American University
America’s Essential HospitalsCommunications Associate – duties include writing/editing support & email systems management

Atlantic MediaEditorial Fellowship and Business Fellowship – one year term, starting July 2017 – DC or New York

Brookings Institution – more Spring 2017 Intern opportunities added this week – $11/hr – apply by Nov. 17

Environment AmericaCommunications Officer – 5+ years of relevant experience & demonstrated commitment to environmental issues & citizen-based social change required

Georgetown University
Heritage Foundation
Nature Conservancy
Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterAdmin Coordinator 

Prevent Cancer FoundationMedia Relations & Communications Consultant – minimum of 5 to 7 years related experience required; background in nonprofit and health communications strongly preferred
World BankCommunications Officer – 8-10 years’ relevant experience & ability to design and manage large-scale communications activities & events desired

Oktober-festive happenings this weekend:

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Clever title? No. Great jobs & internships? Absolutely!

Thursday update: no new post today – we'll see you Friday with a plus-sized (we hope) set.

Lots of great, direct-to-us, yes-we're-really-hiring posts in today's set.

The Herald Group has just passed these opportunities along to us with a notation of slightly different experience levels than the ones asked for in the links themselves:
The DCI Group is actively recruiting for an Account Associate with 1-2 years’ work experience join them in their War Room and deploy well-developed communications skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities. 

kglobal has let us know they have multiple roles to fill:
The Data Coalition, advocate for the publication of government information as standardized & open data, seeks Development Associate with 4+ years development/sales experience & the ability to secure donations in the $25k-$50k range.

International global health innovator & accelerator PATH is actively recruiting for:
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in search mode for a Development Associate with experience in email fundraising, grant applications & donor management; facility with ActBlue or similar fundraising platform preferred. 

CLS Strategies has fresh Communications Intern and Digital Production Intern posts available for Jan.-May 2017 – paid positions; full- or -part-time engagements possible.

Ervin Hill Strategy is looking to bring aboard Interns to handle duties including media monitoring, research & planning – note: while description in link currently references Fall 2016, we’re assured that they’re recruiting for the Spring/starting-Jan. term – Capitol South Metro-convenient location.

Here’s some opportunities with assorted mystery employers in searches managed by Beacon Hll Staffing:
Though we love our friends in the human resources segment who pass along many of the jobs, we don’t usually reference opportunities in the HR space, but we’ll make an exception for this Director of Human Resources & Operations with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – who we’d subsequently like to hire us on to join the Landsdowne-based team.

Speaking of Landsdowne, Va.-located opportunities, Prison Fellowship has these posts available (scroll to find):
Research, communications & messaging stalwart Penn Schoen Berland seeks Vice President, Advanced Analytics & Marketing Sciences with a PhD in statistics or related field such as behavioral sciences, marketing, economics, or computational sociology, as well as 8+ years of research design & statistical analysis experience. 

 United Nations Foundation
Greenpeace seeks Damu Smith Internship Team Leader, a 10-week fellowship opportunity supporting their research team – apply by Oct. 21

Capitol Hill
Spectrum Communications notes multiple account management opportunities at varying experience levels, as well as business development, social media & Intern posts (scroll to find)

These appear to be new since our late-June check-in with the tobacco education mainstay Truth Initiative:
American Academy of Arts & SciencesMajor Gifts Associate (scroll to find) – 5+ years of development experience desired – Cambridge, MA

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
…and finally: here’s Audi’s Twitter feed, which is something we’d assume you would want to acquaint yourself with before you get down to applying for Audi Social Media Lead with the Herndon-based crew at Volkswagen Group of America.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

October 18s, Revisited

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we've once again simply gone directly to a random set of employer pages we've visited in the past.  But this time, there's a different twist, as we went back to a set of Oct. 18 posts from previous years to select these employers.  We believe this approach may unearth some opportunities you might not have otherwise found using the usual leading public affairs job boards and search engines – and, of course, we love injecting some randomness, chance, kismet, and October Eighteenishness into your job search.

American Institute for ArchitectsManager, Graphic Design

Astra ZenecaCommunications & Government Affairs Manager/Director, Diabetes

Catholic Archdiocese of WashingtonManager, Office of Public Policy 

Catholic UniversityDirector of Major Gifts (pdf) supporting the Catholic Arts Council and music & arts departments

Center for Health, Environment & Justice Internships

Colonial Williamsburg FoundationDevelopment Writer – Williamsburg, Va.

Concepts Inc.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus InstitutePhilanthropy Manager (scroll down)

Council on FoundationsAssociate Director of Government Relations

Edelman PR
Education TrustDigital Advocacy Associate

Foreign Policy InitiativeIntern, Spring 2017 – apply by Oct. 28

German Marshall Fund of the U.S.
GolinAssociate, Media Relations

Girl Scouts of America – New York
Grayling PRVice President – San Francisco, CA

Hogan Lovells – scroll way down for DC-based business development/marketing & support opportunities

LMIGraphic Designer – part-time

Madeira School
MerckDirector of Oncology Global Communications – Kenilworth or Cokesbury, NJ

National Breast Cancer CoalitionVice President of Strategic Initiatives & External Affairs – search managed by On-Ramps

National Building MuseumGraphic Designer – part-time

National Endowment for Democracy
National Women’s Law Center
NEA Member Benefits Corp.Program Marketing Specialist

Pulmonary Hypertension AssociationAssistant to the President

Schneider ElectricGovernment Relations Intern  

Society for International DevelopmentInterns, Spring 2017

Stateside Associates (scroll to find)
United Community Ministry
Van Eperan
Venable LLPGraphic Design Specialist

Volunteers of America
Washington Suburban Sanitation CommissionAdmin Assistant, Intergovernmental Relations Office – $50k-$77k – apply by Oct. 28

Monday, October 17, 2016

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

Here's a good-sized Monday set, with jobs looking to tap your uber-organized, energetic, confident & car-enthusiast tendencies – and, of course, previously noted opportunities closing this week. 

International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – internal communications focus – seeking candidates with 6+ years relevant experience – apply by Oct. 28, as noted here

A mystery advocacy & lobbying organization w/ an international affairs focus is looking to bring on a Corporate Communications Writer to help produce a variety of content in support of a large-scale annual policy conference – $25-$35/hr – Strong writing, copyediting, proofreading & deadline-meeting skills a must – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

McCabe Messages Partners, a DC-based PR agency focused on health issues, seeks non-specifically-titled eager, experienced communicator with 3-5 years’ communications experience, as well as creative & uber-organized attributes. 

DDC Public Affairs – see also main career page
Hungry, creative, work hard, have fun, brilliant, rapidly growing, fast-paced, insatiable desire… and most importantly: free snacks! – these are all terms you’ll find in this enthusiastic call for a Communications Coordinator to join the presumably energetic crew at Brazen Technologies.

Republican Governors AssociationInterns, Spring 2017 – apply today, Oct. 17  

Atlas Research Communications Manager – 8+ years of experience in public affairs or public relations including strategic & corporate communications/marketing work required – temporary Writer position also available with a 4-month engagement.

George Mason University
Sony Corporation of America is seeking a Senior Analyst, Strategy and Communications to join the supporting their work on information security & privacy – 5+ years’ experience in communications and/or strategic planning desired 

World BankCommunications Associate supporting the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program – apply by Nov. 7

Recent additions from Ogilvy PR:
There are jobs. There are careers. And then there is Sunrun – that’s the confident heading above the home solar company’s call for a Senior Manager, Public Policy working remotely in the DC or mid-Atlantic area.

Friends of the EarthOceans Campaigner – 3-5 years’ experience in policy advocacy, organizing or legislative work desired

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Green SealMarketing & Communications Associate – requirements include 3- 5 years’ experience in communications or marketing & facility with Mailchimp or comparable email marketing tool – apply by Nov. 4

The Pew Charitable Trusts is seeking a highly experienced Vice President, Environment/International, a newly created position overseeing their growing portfolio of environmental initiatives – in addition, the quest to identify a new Vice President for Development/Philanthropic Partnerships begins soon – searches managed by Isaacson, Miller

Armed Forces Communications AdvisorSocial Media Advisor – 3-5 years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing & social media desired

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – Manhattan Beach, CA
Association of Jewish Aging ServicesCommunications & Membership Coordinator (pdf) – top-notch communications, organizational & critical thinking skills desired – see also main career page 

Sierra ClubSenior Campaign Representative, Beyond Dirty Fuels – seeking candidates with 3-5 years of experience planning and managing national or grassroots campaigns, including developing strategy, organizing, lobbying, media relations, and working with senior level leaders.

United Way
Volunteer AlexandriaDevelopment Associate – part-time – heart of Old Town location – Oct. 24 start date & Dec. 16 application deadline noted; we’re guessing those might be reversed

National Coalition of STD DirectorsState Policy & Communications Manager (scroll to find) – 3-5 years’ experience in the sexual health field and policy or advocacy communications required – apply by Oct. 27

… and finally: those of you who possessing both auto-enthusiast and journalist characteristics might be interested in these opportunities with Jalopnik (scroll to find):

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Live, From New York...

... it's possibly you – given the NYC-basing for 7 of the 18 total previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week that follow.  Happy hunting!

DC Dept. of EducationPolicy Analyst – $70k-$89k – Oct. 17

Doctors Without Borders (scroll to find) – New York
General Services AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $77k-$100k – Oct. 17 

George Mason University
Nature Conservancy
Unicef – New York
National Postal MuseumDirector – $200k-$240k – Oct. 18  

Peace CorpsEditor – $68k-$100k – Oct. 18

Casey TreesCommunications SpecialistOct. 19

Democratic Legislative Campaign CommitteeExecutive Assistant (pdf) – Oct. 21

British Embassy – New York
We've been lately neglecting our usual previews of Parts Unknown for reasons unknown, but we'll correct that by reminding you to check in tonight to catch Tony & his Pal Eric Ripert in China – and you can catch Tony live in DC at DAR Constitution Hall on Thursday, Oct. 27, or just check out his new book, coming out just two days earlier.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Dodgers 4 - Nationals 3 - Us: Bummed

Share Our Strength has just started the search for a Senior Field Manager to help lead the design, implementation and evaluation of their No Kid Hungry childhood hunger campaigns at the state and local levels – your 5+ years’ experience should include demonstrated success in programs, grassroots organizing, advocacy, public policy, community development or related field.

Our friends at the Washington Post have passed along this fresh call for a Senior Publicist tasked with generating buzz for Post journalism, events & other company projects – 5+ years’ experience in media relations desired, ideally within a news organization.

This is a little outside of our usual focus, but we’re guessing that a few of you might be interested in this neat-sounding (to us, at least) Senior Manager, Marketing & Sales opportunity with Amtrak; experience developing and executing multi-channel integrated marketing plans and background in loyalty marketing & CRM desired.  You owe us an upgrade on the super-convenient Acela to NYC if your snag this, OK?

GenentechGovernment Affairs Senior Policy Manager – 8+ years of healthcare policy experience desired

Atlantic Media
American Association of Nurse AnesthetistsAssociate Director, Federal Government Affairs – minimum of 5 five years’ work experience in fundraising, grassroots advocacy & PAC management desired.

Millennium Challenge CorporationLegislative Assistant/Officer – $48k-$94k – apply today, Oct. 14

Chase CommunicationsAccount Manager – ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience creating PR strategies, serving as a media spokesperson and/or leading digital communications efforts.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research Center
Cato InstituteMedia Relations Manager – 3-5 years of experience in journalism or corporate, political, association PR/marketing required; familiarity with free-market and/or libertarian policies a plus 

British Embassy – New York
More fall beer-festive opportunities to help wash away memories of last night's events for you this weekend:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sons of Italy, Canadians in NYC, and You to Mars

We're all over the place in today's just-the-jobs style set.

1-3) AARP (scroll to find or use job # in keyword box)
4) Alliance for Excellent EducationVice President of Development

5-7) American Rivers
8) Brookings Institution – multiple Intern (scroll down) opportunities for the Spring 2017 term (Jan.Apr.) now available – apply by Nov. 18

9) Charles County (MD) Public LibraryMarketing & Development Manager (scroll to find) - $51k – location TBD – apply by Oct. 27

10) Charter CommunicationsExecutive Assistant, Government Relations

11) Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationCommunications Coordinator

12) DupontAdmin Assistant, Government Affairs

13-14) Georgetown University
15) ICF InternationalHealth Communications Specialist supporting the FDA Center for Tobacco Partnerships

16) International Labor Rights ForumInterns

17-18) Lupus Foundation
19) McDonald’s Corp.Communications Manager/Field Brand Reputation Manager – Kirkland, WA

20) Motion Picture Association of AmericaSpecial Assistant to the Chairman – see also main career page

21) Mystery PG County-based non-profit Government & Media Relations Coordinator – search managed by Staffing Now

22-24) Nature Conservancy
25) Nixon Peabody LLPMedia Relations Manager (scroll to find) – DC, New York, Boston, MA or Chicago, IL – see also main career page

26) Order of the Sons of ItalyInterns – apply by Dec. 15 for Spring 2017

27) PearsonCommunications Manager supporting the GED Testing Service – DC or Bloomington, MN

28) Permanent Mission of Canada to the United NationsSenior Public Affairs Advisor – $87k – fluency in French required – apply by Oct. 16

29) Securing America’s Future EnergyPress Secretary – search managed by Expand HR Consulting

30) Virginia Conservation NetworkCampaigns & Policy Manager (pdf) – Richmond, Va.

31-32) World Resources Institute
33) … and finally: perhaps this Spring 2017 Government Affairs Intern post with SpaceX is your first step towards your mission to Mars – or will at least look great on the resume

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Do Any of These Spark Your Interest?

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association have just shared this Centennial, CO-based (just south of Denver) Director, Media Relations opportunity suited to candidates with 5-7 years of relevant experience & a commitment to advancing beef’s position as the preferred protein.  Closer to home, we find this fresh & prime Public Policy Intern post with a $10/hr pay grade.

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is in search mode for an Executive Assistant (pdf) for a board range of support & admin duties – apply by Oct. 21

Capitol Hill
Here’s a freshly-arriving Director, Public Affairs Communications opportunity with American Airlines for aspirants with 8-10 years’ PR/political communications experience, as well as knowledge of aviation industry issues.

U.S. Green Business Council
Appalachian Regional CommissionCommunications Specialist – $53k-$84k – apply by Oct. 14

Alliance to Save EnergyPolicy & Research Intern – Oct. through end of year – $11/hr

American Association for Cancer Research
Charter CommunicationsDirector, Policy Communications – your 8-10 years of public affairs/PR experience should include work in telecom policy issues.

Communities in Schools

General Services AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $77k-$100k – apply by Oct. 17

Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyFundraising Campaign Manager – 2-4 years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, and/or event planning experience desired

National League of Cities Principal Associate, Federal Advocacy (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with 5+ years of relevant work experience on Capitol Hill or with a public interest association, federal agency, or local government

Morgan Lewis (search Washington location or use reg ID)
The Marijuana Policy Project is looking to spark your interest in this newly posted Fall/Winter Communications Intern opportunity as well as similarly fresh Spring 2017 Communications Intern and State Policies Intern posts