Wednesday, June 29, 2016

International, Maternal, Strategic & Independent

Thursday update: we're having some technical challenges this morning, so we may be a late/incomplete with today's set.

A lot of great direct-to-us submissions (the first nine listings) in Wednesday's set.  Enjoy.

Moger International has extended their search for a Public Affairs Specialist with excellent written and oral communications skills to support the Public Affairs Office of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, a Silver Spring-based institution furthering the understanding of medicine with a special emphasis on American military medicine – 1-2 years of PR or newspaper experience desired, along with knowledge of DoD communications policy – apply by July 7

USAID/Maternal & Child Survival ProgramCommunications & Graphic Design Intern (scroll to find)  – Fall 2016, 20-24 hrs/wk – for current students only; InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop skills particularly valued

ScoutComms seeks a motivated Account Exec to provide communications, advocacy & event support to Fortune 500 companies, veteran-owned businesses and veteran-focused non-profits – 1-2 years’ relevant work/intern experience desired; military background a plus – Fredericksburg, Va.

Economic Innovation GroupCommunications Intern (scroll to find) – Aug. through mid-Dec. 2016 term – $600/wk – best suited for candidates with experience in political communications & digital outreach; background in economic policy preferred.

The Solid Waste Association of North America is still seeking candidates for Web Content Coordinator with 3+ years’ work/intern experience & relevant technical skills, including HTLM, CSS & Photoshop; JavaScript & Dreamweaver a plus.

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications
is looking to bring aboard a Senior Account Exec/Account Exec with 2-5 years of PR experience, preferably in an agency setting supporting technology organizations.

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism seeks Digital Communications Manager with 2-4 years of related experience, including proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications); video editing & other digital skills are desirable – apply by Aug. 2

Arlington County Public Schools is actively seeking a Coordinator of Community Engagement (go to administrative category, then to administrative/technical category to find) with skills/experience in media relations, public affairs, community engagement & communications – $65k-$98k

Ervin Hill Strategy is looking to fill this Staff Assistant post; successful candidate will have experience with admin duties and basic understanding of The Hill – Capital South Metro-convenient location

We led off our June 10 set with an identically titled listing to this new Director of Public Affairs Communications opportunity with American Airlines that also sports an apply today, June 29 deadline

Mercy Corps – see also main career page
Relief InternationalCommunications & Digital Strategist – 3-5 years of digital communications experience working for a nonprofit, media outlet, marketing or ad agency desired, as well as familiarity with online fundraising

Ball AerospaceSenior Manager, Public Relations (scroll down to the 6/26 listing for multiple locations) – seeking resumes showing 12+ years’ experience in PR/journalist, with more than 5+ years in a managerial role – Arlington, Va. or Boulder, CO

Independent Electrical ContractorsCommunications Director – seeking candidates with at least four years of experience and a proven track record in media relations, copywriting, editing, advertising, marketing & project management.

Capitol Hill
U.S Institute for PeaceDirector of Publishing & Outreach – experience in scholarly publishing, particularly related to international affairs, is preferred – see also main career page

General Dynamics ITCommunications Specialist – 2-5 years of directly related writing; communications & marketing experience desired, as well as facility with financial management tools  social media platforms

Mystery employer in construction/engineering fieldPR Project Manager – proven PR & spokesperson experience required

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation seeks Coordinator (pdf) to support their annual Capitol Hill Ocean Week – $40k-$50k – event/conference planning & management experience strongly preferred – apply by Aug. 14 – Fall 2016 Policy & Advocacy Intern (pdf) post also noted

University of Virginia

Monday, June 27, 2016

Bat Conservation, Political Science & Mystifying Salary Ranges

Tuesday update: no new post today – we will be back with a good-sized set on Wednesday.

Welcome back to your job-seek week.  Don't forget to check out this pretty good-sized run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Bat Conservation International Communications Associate (pdf) – proficiency in Adobe graphic design & video production applications a must – see also main career page

Fresh DC-based opportunities with Jhpiego, a global health nonprofit affiliated with Johns Hopkins University:
Montgomery CountySenior Legislative Analyst (go to search jobs tab, then use keyword legislative) – $85k-$155k – 7+ years’ experience in program evaluation, budget/management analysis, or program administration required – apply by July 7

YWCA (scroll to find)
This Senior Account Exec, Digital Advocacy & Public Affairs post is new with Hill & Knowlton since our end-of-May check-in

National Parks Conservation Association
The Field School Director of Alumni Relations – ideal candidate has 2-5 years of alumni relations experience that includes special events work & familiarity with Raiser's Edge

American Political Science Association
APCO Worldwide seeks Producer and [or?] Senior Producer with interactive agency/digital products experience, as well as an entry-level Production Coordinator hire

Greenpeace – DC, New York or San Francisco, CA noted as options for both of these:
We’re not sure what to make of the wide salary range ($32k-$92k) noted for this Director of Marketing & Public Relations post with the Gunston Hall Plantation – apply by July 22

George Washington University
American Academy of ActuariesCommunications Admin Assistant – apply by July 28

Office Manager sought to keep the government affairs office of financial giant AIG humming along – 6+ years’ experience in a similar role desired.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

We're Off to Brunch

Yeah, we know you don't particularly care, but we don't get out for bunch a lot.  We hope you find Sunday fun after checking out previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

FEMA Public Affairs Specialist – $53k-$69k – June 27 or day 200th application revived

T. Howard FoundationTraining & Recruitment Coordinator (pdf) – June 27 

U.S. MintSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – June 27

World BankSenior Communications Officer supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the PoorJune 27 

Catholic University
British Embassy
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMedia Relations Officer – $128k-$160k – June 28 

Center for Reproductive Rights State Advocacy Advisor – New York – June 28 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use more options & job opening ID #)
Georgetown University Digital Media Coordinator supporting the Center for Business & Public Policy – part-time – June 29

Smithsonian Institution
(scroll to find)
U.S. NavyDigital Media Specialist supporting Fleet & Family Readiness Programs – $37k-$54k – June 30

ActionAidDigital Communications OfficerJuly 1 

Maryland Health Benefit ExchangeDigital Communications Specialist – $41k-$65k – Baltimore, MD – July 1

National Gallery of ArtChief of Communications – $123k-$185k – July 1

Washington Office on Latin America – Executive Director (pdf) – Spanish language skills required; Portuguese a plus – July 1

Friday, June 24, 2016

Brave New Worlds and Brown M&Ms

We'll start your brave (or perhaps anxious) new Brexited world Friday set with this fresh Senior Congressional Advisor post with our hopefully-still-cheery friends at the British Embassy – $80k – politically savvy, creative & instinctive networkers particularly sought – apply by June 27 

Fannie Mae is recruiting for this Communications Specialist/Internal Communications post suited to candidates with 4+ years’ relevant experience plus strong writing & message development skill sets.

Crosscut Strategies is actively seeking candidates at a range of experience levels (scroll to find):
PublicRelay is search mode for multiple Media Analyst hires to provide in-depth media intelligence and executive level reporting to their clientele of Fortune 500 level companies, trade associations, and government agencies – ability to synthesize a substantial flow of info into an insightful, executive-level synopsis under tight deadlines a must.

Common Cause is seeking a Senior Counsel to advise on national legal & policy positions with an emphasis on campaign finance; oversee litigation & regulatory matters; and apply legal lens to programmatic strategies for the organization – JD required, of course.

Racepoint Global seeks Senior Account Exec to join their corporate & public affairs team – 4-6 years of public relations, public affairs, advocacy or communications experience desired

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find)
Heritage Foundation Associate Editor for the Daily Signal – 2-3 years of publishing, editing, and/or media experience required, along with knowledge of the workings of the Hill and/or think tank community. 

Pew Research CenterDigital Writer/Producer – duties include producing content for PRC’s Fact Tank blog – familiarity with government datasets, survey data and other social science data sources a plus 

Pew Charitable Trusts
Advancement ProjectFall 2016 Legal Internship and Fall 2017 Law Fellowship opportunities now open – July 20 application deadline for the fellowships noted

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationCommunications Specialist – excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills required

American UniversityAdmin Assistant, School of Public Affairs

… and, finally: we’d like to think your duties amount to more than getting rid of the brown M&Ms or making sure Ludacris is properly kitted-out with Patron & AA batteries in your labors as Program & Artist Services Coordinator for George Mason University’s Center for the Arts – $40k – apply by July 11

… and finally, part 2: looks like you’ll be on board in plenty of time for the Federated Auto Parts 400 (Sept. 10) if you get the checkered flag as Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Richmond International Raceway – Richmond, Va.

Best wishes for a terrific & sunny weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Those Three Little Words ...

... you probably don't long to hear: more to come.

1) The Campaign Legal Center is in search mode for an Associate Director, Strategic Communications with at least 5 years of experience in media, strategic communications or PR & and interest in voting rights, money in politics & other democracy reform issues – search managed by LeaderFit

2) Enterprise Community Partners seeks Director, Advocacy Communications to helm communications strategy for their Make Room campaign, an effort aimed at ending the nation’s rental housing crisis through education, mobilization & advocacy.

3) RLJ Enterprises seeks Publicity Assistant to help support their British-shows-available-for-streaming Acorn TV brand – 2+ years’ publicity experience, ideally for entertainment or media company, or comparable background desired.

4) American Pharmacists AssociationSenior Lobbyist

5) Arab Center Washington DCCommunications Manager – fluency in Arabic preferred

6) Brookings InstitutionAdvancement Services Associate

7) College of American Pathologists – Manager, Advocacy Communications

8-9) International Center for Journalists
10-11) National Center for Quality Assurance (scroll to find)
12) National Gallery of ArtChief of Communications – $123k-$185k – apply by July 1

13) Ocean ConservancyRegional Philanthropy Specialist – search managed by Thinking Ahead

14) SpecPro Management Services Public Affairs Specialist – (search DC location) – see also main career page

15) Virginia TechMedia Relations Director, National Capital Region – apply by July 15

16-18) The Wilderness Society – see also main career page
19) American Federation for ChildrenCommunications Manager

20) Cancer Support Community Strategic Events Coordinator (pdf)

21-22) Georgetown University
23-24) National Archives Foundation
25) National Confectioners AssociationManager of Government Affairs

26) Cato Institute Director of Planned Giving – search managed by Talent Market

27) Credit Union National AssociationDigital Content Assistant/Intern – though 2016-17 academic year – $10-$13/hr – Madison, WI

28-29) Edelman PR
30) New Israel FundIntern – $10/hr

31-36) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
37-39) Special Olympics – see also main career page
40) University of MarylandCommunications & Marketing Coordinator, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – apply by June 24
– more to come –

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Here's What We've Got

As you may gather from the headline, we're blocked for a clever title (and feeling a bit rushed) today.

American Society of HematologyCommunications Associate (scroll to find) – media relations & social media experience, particularly related to health and science-related communications initiatives, is strongly preferred.

This Donor Communications Associate opportunity with the Wilderness Society came with an extra strong endorsement of the work environment & benefits there from the staffer passing it along – 2-4 years of donor development experience desired – see also main career page

Command Consulting Group is in search mode for a Strategic Communications Associate (scroll to find) with at least 2 years of experience drafting communications products including press releases, presentations, summaries, etc., as well as ability to pass CBP/DHS security clearance

Intriguingly named integrated marketing agency Ghost Note is in search of an Account Exec with 1-3 years of relevant work experience demonstrating skills/knowledge in traditional & digital marketing, as well as earned & paid media.; agency background preferred.

Capitol Hill
JBS InternationalCorporate Communications Specialist – 5+ years of marketing/communications experience desired – Maryland office location referenced is specifically North Bethesda

Bipartisan Policy CenterAdmin Assistant, Energy Project – previous scheduling experience & strong communications skills deemed essential

The Mines Advisory Group has found and destroyed more than 700 landmines & unexploded items daily for 25 years – your chance to join this terrific effort would be this year-long Communications Intern opportunity with a $1,600/mo pay grade.

U.S. News & World Report
FEMA – Public Affairs Specialist – $53k-$69k – job closes on June 27 or on the day the 200th application comes over the transom

University of VirginiaAssociate Director of Development, Cancer Programs – $70k-$85k – 4-7 years’ healthcare-related fundraising experience, preferably of the major gift variety, is required – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Special Edition: Social Media & Digital Communications Jobs

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again focus on opportunities in the social, online & digital communications space.

American Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationDigital Media Manager – see also main career page

American Council on EducationWeb Content Specialist

American Society of Hematology Web Coordinator (scroll to find)

APCO WorldwideDigital Strategist

Bipartisan Policy CenterDigital Media Manager

British CouncilDigital Communications Coordinator – $39k – apply by July 5

Buchanan & EdwardsDigital Engagement Manager/Specialist supporting the State Dept. Office of E-diplomacy

Center for Leadership InnovationSocial Media Research Associate – 8-week term – $12/hr – apply by June 22

Church of the Redeemer Web & Social Media Assistant

Destination DCSocial Media Coordinator – apply by July 10

Europ Assistance USAOnline Content Manager – Bethesda, MD or San Diego, CA

EverFi Manager, Content Development

Federal Railroad AdministrationDigital Communications Specialist – $77k-$119k – apply by July 4

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardMultimedia Specialist – $64k-$119k – apply by June 23

Fox/National Geographic ChannelSenior Producer, Social Media

Green America
International City/County Management AssociationAdvocacy & Digital Strategies Specialist

Johns Hopkins UniversityDigital Media Manager, Engineering School – $55k-$75k – Baltimore, MD

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee ServiceDigital Marketing Manager – Baltimore, MD

Maryland Health Benefit ExchangeDigital Communications Specialist – $41k-$65k – Baltimore, MD – apply by July 1

McLean Bible ChurchDigital Media Manager

Men’s Health NetworkDigital Content/Social Media Staffer

Ocean Conservancy Digital Outreach Coordinator

Optoromultiple opportunities (scroll to ecommerce marketing) noted in digital/email marketing, content & advertising

Sierra Nevada CorporationSocial Media Intern

SpecPro Management ServicesSocial Media Community Manager (search DC location)

Taxpayers for Common SenseDigital Communications Associate (scroll to find)

U.S. NavyDigital Media Specialist supporting Fleet & Family Readiness Programs – $37k-$54k – apply by June 30

Vistra CommunicationsSocial Media Community Specialist supporting INTERPOL Washington/U.S.  National Central Bureau

WTVR CBS 6 Digital/Interactive Coordinator – Richmond, Va.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Now It's Time for Your Big Win, Employment-wise

Hello Monday!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

We have it on good authority that AAA is still looking for candidates to fill this Project Manager, Public Affairs post – 3+ years’ experience in program development, management & communications required; CAPM or PMP certification preferred.

National Humanities AllianceCommunications Associate – 1-3 years of work experience in communications & web management desired

Society for Neuroscience Communications Associate – your two years of communications experience should demonstrate your knowledge of media relations as well as skills in writing/editing for the web.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation Vice President, Corporate Communications – knowledge of rural electric industry & prior experience in legislative & regulatory arena are plusses – Dulles area – see also main career page

The Institute for Market Transformation, a DC-based nonprofit promoting energy efficiency, green building, and environmental protection in the U.S. & abroad, seeks candidates for Vice President, External Relations and Director of Development posts

Sage Communications (scroll to find)
Axiom Resource Management is in search of a Communications Specialist (scroll to find) to support Defense Health Agency efforts in tobacco cessation – scroll down further for Web Content Specialist post

Council on FoundationsAssociate Director of Government Relations – prior work in government, on Capitol Hill, in advocacy, or in philanthropy required.

Commercial Spaceflight FederationInterns – listing notes that application process for the Fall will begin in June 2016

Environmental Working Group
ReThink MediaMedia Associate, Money in Politics & Fair Courts Communications Collaborative (pdf) – 2-3 years of experience working in the fields of media, communications, press or PR desired

AARPDirector of Government Affairs – health & family issues focus – 8+ years related experience desired

National Sustainable Agricultural Coalition (scroll to find)
Organic Farming Research FoundationPolicy Associate – DC location appears to be preferred, but Santa Cruz, CA may also be an option

Domain name registry services & internet security stalwart Verisign seeks Senior Director, Strategic Communication with 15 years of strategic communications experience, preferable related to the internet infrastructure technology industry.

George Washington University
... and finally: you’re required (OK, invited) to hook us up with a seat upgrade from our current perch in Sec. 409 at least once next year if you bring home this part-time, seasonal Capitals Media Relations Game Day Staffer post with Monumental Sports.

… and finally, part 2: you won’t get on the team quickly enough to ask for time off to watch the Cavs' victory parade Wednesday with these opportunities with Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University:

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Look Again

Here's your chance to take another crack at previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American Veterinary Medical AssociationGovernment Relations Communications Liaison/WriterJune 20

Office of the Chief Admin OfficerSenior Graphic DesignerJune 20

Office of the Director of National IntelligenceNew Media Officer – $92k-$141 – Top Secret security clearance required – June 20

Telecommunications for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Inc. Director of Public RelationsJune 20

George Mason University
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find)
Moger InternationalPublic Affairs Specialist supporting National Museum of Health and MedicineJune 21 

Women’s Basketball Coaches AssociationManager of Marketing Communications (scroll to find) – Lilburn, Georgia – June 21 

Library of CongressChief Communications Officer for the National and International Outreach service unit – $128k-$160k – June 22

World BankCommunications AdvisorJune 22

Northern Virginia Community College Alumni Relations & Social Media Coordinator variously supporting CCI, ECA & CCC entities – $32k-$58k – June 22 

College of William & MaryDirector of Development, Business School – Williamsburg, Va. – June 23

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Public Media Engagement Coordinator – $40k-$56k – June 23 

Open Society FoundationsPolicy AssociateJune 23

ACLU of IowaPolicy Director – $60k-$75k – Des Moines, IA – June 26

Friday, June 17, 2016


The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition is looking for a Communications Associate of the highly-organized, multitask-capable type with 1-2 years of relevant admin experience.

CLS StrategiesManaging Associate – 3-6 years of experience in in public affairs corporate/crisis communications or related field required; se requiere fluidez en espaƱol*

Web Communications Associate sought to support the at the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine – focus on web content & management, along w/ support email marketing. 

Organic Trade AssociationMembership Engagement Coordinator – seeking candidates with 1-2 years of association or similar experience or recent grad w/ relevant intern experience; background in food, agriculture or policy a plus. 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMedia Relations Officer – $128k-$160k – serves as Deputy Director for CMS’ press office. Experience with managing staff, initiating high-profile announcements & working with reporters and senior agency/department officials desired; health care policy experience a plus – apply by June 28 

British Embassy
First BookSenior Director of Communications – 7+ years of experience in communications & marketing desired, including 3+ in a supervisory role.

American University
American Hospital AssociationAssociate Director, Policy – 3-5 years’ experience required; background in quality measurement or quality improvement in health care or with hospital/post-acute care organization preferred.

Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate
Advisory Board Company –  Senior Director, Public Relations – at least 6 years of experience in public relations desired

Pew Charitable Trusts
These opportunities at BCS, Inc. appear to be largely in support of the DoE's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (scroll to find)
Trust for Public Land Institutional Giving Manager, Southwest – your 3-5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising should demonstrate proficiency in writing grant proposals, letters, reports or similar fundraising materials – Denver, CO

And, staying on the Western region conservation fundraising beat, we’ve also found this External Relations Officer opportunity with the Land Trust Alliance – minimum of six years’ experience in major donor fundraising desired – Seattle, WA

…. and finally: mystery, well-established law firm seeks Catering & Event Associate, and offers a  $65k-$75k pay grade – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing – here's our advice for success in that role: just use Windows Catering, and be sure to ask for Carl.

Best wishes for a super-pleasant weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.