Sunday, September 24, 2017

For Your Repeat Consideration

It's Sunday – and that means it's time for previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

International Monetary FundStaff Assistant – multiple posts – Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish language skills a plus – Sept. 25deadline shown here

International Women's Media FoundationCommunications CoordinatorSept. 25

Virginia General AssemblyProofreaders – late Oct. to late Jan, w/ possible extension through Mar. – $20/hr – Richmond, Va. – Sept. 25

Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$71k – Sept. 26

American Council for an Energy-Efficient EconomySenior Copy Editor – freelance position – Sept. 27

Jesuit ConferenceAdvocacy & Communications Associate – fluency in Spanish required – Sept. 27

State Dept. Office of Inspector GeneralChief of Staff – $124k-$187k – Sept. 27

Nature Conservancy
Embassy of CanadaMigration Assistant – strong French language skills required – $50k – Sept. 28

University of Maryland Assistant Dean of Development & Alumni Relations, Business SchoolSept. 28

Arlington Public SchoolsCommunications Coordinator, Family Engagement & Public Information (select administrative type, then administrative/technical category) – $65k-$98k – Sept. 29

Land Trust Alliance
Director of Individual GivingSept. 29

Republican Member of Congress Communications DirectorSept. 29

Millennial Action ProjectCommunications ManagerSept. 30

Union of Concerned Scientists
British Embassy

Friday, September 22, 2017

It's Amost Here!

Happy Friday!  Make it a productive one and apply for a fine new opportunity or rewarding Intern/Fellow post among these or anywhere else you find them.  Happy hunting!

The Community Associations Institute is actively recruiting for this Editorial & Publishing Manager post suited for candidates with 5+ years of experience, sound editorial judgment & strong writing skills;  background in not-for-profit field preferred – can also apply via LinkedIn

Alliance to Save EnergyDigital Communications Associate – your 1-2 years of experience in social media, public relations, media relations & communications should also demonstrate strong social media skills.

Medicaid Health Plans of AmericaManager, Federal Policy – 3-5 years’ experience in health policy on the Hill desired.

Multiple posts freshly available with Sunshine Sachs (scroll to find):
Pew Charitable TrustsDirector, Government Relations – 12+ years of experience in government relations, government service, federal campaigns, and/or social policy advocacy required.

Our friends at Atlantic Media have just posted an “interest indicator” link for year-long 2018 Fellowship opportunities starting in July – editorial business specialties – DC & New York

Heritage Foundation
CVS HealthGovernment Affairs Director – 10+ years Congressional/lobbying experience & knowledge of current health care landscape required.

Alliance for Community Health PlansManager, Public Policy – 2-3 years of experience with health care issues required, either on Capitol Hill or working for a healthcare-related organization. 

Pew Research CenterResearch Associate, Global Attitudes – graduate degree & quantitative skills that include the ability to use SPSS & other statistical programs to organize & analyze large amounts of data sought.

American University
National Treasury Employees UnionAssistant Director, Public Relations & Communications – 10+ years of public relations experience is required, including at least 5 years in a supervisory role

HNTB seeks Communications Manager to expand their transportation public involvement & communications practice in the Mid-Atlantic region – experience in transportation or at a PR/marketing agency preferred. 

British EmbassyRegional Crisis Advisor – $67k – 6 to 8 years of experience related to crisis preparedness desired – apply by Oct. 1

Embassy of CanadaMigration Assistant –  2+ years of experience in office administration in a corporate or government environment desired, as well as strong French language skills – $50k – apply by Sept. 28

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationCommunications Specialist – 3+ years of experience in public relations or communications required.

National Ovarian Cancer CoalitionDonor Relations Specialist – 5+ years of experience in fundraising/sales desired – search managed by Insperity

St. Joseph’s UniversityDirector of Marketing & Communications – background as a chief marketing and/or communications officer role or in a senior academic, corporate, or government role desired – Philadelphia, PA – search managed by Korn Ferry

Best wishes for a safe & super-great weekend your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource!

Snallygaster arrives tomorrow –  Get your tickets today!

These are a little late, but perhaps someone will enjoy stumbling onto one of these weekend festivities, as as well

Thursday, September 21, 2017

OK, We're Back

1-4) The American Society of Civil Engineers passed along the first of these; and we found more available:
5) The National Society of Collegiate Scholars seeks a Digital Marketing Manager with 3 years’ experience in digital & social media; ability to use social media to drive business results is described as key – don’t miss scrolling down to see their unusually generous time-off policy.

6) NARAL Pro-Choice America is seeking a Government Relations Manager with at least seven years’ experience of effective governmental service, legislative advocacy or political organizing, as well as the ability to s integrate policy advocacy & lobbying with voter engagement & communications – search managed by GROSSMAN HEINZ

7) American Bankers Association Director, Social Media

8) APCO WorldwideAssociate Consultant, Health Care/Health Policy

9-11) Brookings Institution
12) Capital CaringDirector of Communications – see also main career page

13-23) Capitol Hill
24) Chronicle of Higher EducationMarketing Manager

25) Georgetown UniversityCommunications & Global Connectivity Manager supporting the Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics

26) FleishmanHillardInterns, Spring 2018 (scroll to find) – apply by Oct. 20

27-28) gmmb
29) Howard UniversityAssistant Athletic Director, Media Relations

30-33) Human Rights Campaign
34) Indian Health ServiceSupervisory Legislative Specialist – $131k-$161k – apply by Oct. 10

35) Maryland University of Integrative HealthVice President for University Advancement – Laurel, MD – apply by Oct. 3

36-40) Nature Conservancy
41) NTT Data ServicesSubmarine Program Congressional Affairs Analyst

42-44) Partnership for Public Service
45) Relief InternationalDirector of Development & Advancement – see also main career page

46) Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gift Officer, Museum of American History (scroll to find) – apply by Oct. 3

47-51) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
52) Working AmericaMedia Outreach Specialist

53) … and finally: we think it would be pretty neat to serve as Director of Communications (scroll to find) for the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts – they seek resumes showing 7-10 years leading a communications team, including experience producing & directing digital communications. 

Don't forget to make plans for Saturday's Snallygaster beerstavaganza in Yards Park DC.  As of this morning, early admission VIP tix are still available, as well as the regular type – Reserve your tickets today, or at least see what you're missing among the incredible selection of 400 beers on hand.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday Focus: Search Firms

Wednesday update: no new post today, but we have added several additional search firms we had missed onto this list.  See you Thursday.  

We return to Tuesday specialty programming by pulling together a list of search firms that have provided lots of opportunities here over the years.  We'll add some other firms we're aware of to the list later on, but these ones at start are the ones that have been particularly useful for public affairs/communications opportunities in our experience.

Ajilon – formerly TRAK Services; national firm

Beacon Hill Staffing – national firm; good selection of DC-area opportunities

BOSS Group – national firm; lots of opportunities in DC area

Brainstorm Creative Resources – focus on graphic design, web, copywriting & marketing roles

Bridgespan Group – nonprofit opportunities nationwide

Career in Nonprofits – their name says it all; national firm

Chaloner & Associates – specializing in communications, public relations & marketing recruitment

The Choice, Inc. – DC-area focus

CityStaff – DC-area focus

Commongood Careers – focus on mission-driven organizations 

Creative Circle – digital, creative, marketing & copywriting focus

Creative Group
– creative & marketing recruiting segment of Robert Half Co. – see also admin roles

Democracy Partners – specializing in opportunities at progressive organizations

DRI Consulting – philanthropic & nonprofit executive search

Global Employment Solutions – national firm

Grossman-Heinz – communications & public affairs/lobbying focus

Hawthorne Lane – focus on admin/operations professionals

Isaacson, Miller – nonprofit & mission-driven organizations with an emphasis on academic institutions

Jones Networking – mainly DC area

Koya Leadership Partners – non-profit focus

Midtown Group – DC focusd

Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group – national firm

PNP Staffing Group – nonprofit focus

Paladin Staffing – national firm; digital, communications & marketing focus

Paradigm Staffing – national firm; PR & communications focus

Profiles – national firm w/ wide range of opportunities in DC area

Raffa – search is one of the many support services provided – DC-area/nonprofit focus

Ruthie Postow Staffing – scroll down to see “featured job” and types of admin, support & communications roles they fill on temp and full-time basis

Staffing Advisors – DC-area focus

Talent Market – recruiting services for conservative and libertarian think tanks & nonprofits

Torchlight Hire – DC area marketing & communications focus

Vetted Solutions – national firm; nonprofit focus

Witt Keiffer – national firm; focus on senior-level education & healthcare recruiting.

and also: PoliTemps hastemp, admin and other opportunities for the politically-oriented and -ambitious, but they do not show individual listings.

Monday, September 18, 2017

We're pretty cheerful at the start of the week.

Hello Monday!  We're in a pretty good mood following a lovely weekend punctuated by Skins and Nats performances; we hope you're getting off to a good start, too.  And don't forget previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

Howard University has put the call out for a Director, Public Relations with 10+ years of experience in in communications, media relations, journalism or related field required; background in higher education or previous engagement within large complex institutions preferred.

Our friends at the U.S. Travel Association have just shared multiple opportunities with us:
The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is actively recruiting for a Director, Center for Agriculture & Private Lands with 6+ years’ experience in government/legislative affairs, grassroots advocacy, issue campaigning or background working with conservation NGO or relevant government agency.

The American Feed Industry Association has just shared this Graphic & Web Design Coordinator post with us, so we’re guessing they’re not strictly enforcing the Sept. 15 deadline noted – 2-3 years of experience & facility with Adobe Creative Suite & other design applications desired – Arlington Courthouse location.

ALS Association – see also main career page
United Nations Office for Project Services Writer – retainer/contract status – 2+ years relevant experience desired; background liaising with journalists & media outlets deemed an asset – remote-based – apply by Sept. 20

American Academy of Family Physicians
Fannie MaeDirector, Communications & Marketing – 8+  years of experience in Internal & external communications desired.

International Food Information CouncilManager, Media Communications – 2-3 years’ experience in public relations, journalism, or communications required, as well as the ability to understand complex scientific information and translate into clear  language.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted:
American Gas AssociationCommunications Specialist (scroll to find) – seeking candidates experience as journalist, writer, or editor, preparing communications materials for a variety of audiences, preferably in energy related and/or industry association settings – Union Station/Senate-side Hill location.

George Washington University
Astellas PharmaGovernment Affairs Director – 10+ years of experience in government affairs and/or health policy required, along with significant knowledge of the federal & state regulatory environment – can also search here, via DC location.

Purdue PharmaExecutive Director, Federal Government Affairs – 10-15 years of experience in relevant government affairs and/or advocacy roles desired.

Foundation for Defense of Democracies (scroll to find)
This Public Affairs Specialist opportunity at the U.S. Military Academy sports the welcome blue open to the public icon and states that inclusive status at the top, but then contradicts itself as being open to current USMA PAO office employees only farther down the page, so who knows the real story for this $53k-$73k posting in West Point, NY?  And also, it closes today, Sept. 18.

This Account Exec, Digital opportunity with MSL Group appears to be new since just last week – 2+ years of experience in public relations in an agency or in-house corporate communications setting required; familiarity w/ social media analytics & advertising also desired

Recently posted starting-ASAP posts with Smart Growth America:
Mystery research & public policy organizationMedia Relations Assistant – temp-to-hire; $50k-$60k – 1-4 years’ experience desired – search managed by Ajilon
New with the American Red Cross since our check-in last Monday:
Morgan, Lewis & BockiusPublic Relations Coordinator (search Washington location or req ID 1245BR) –3+ years of relevant experience desired
Don't miss the incredible selection of 400 beers (many of the rare/special/prized variety) you can sample at Saturday's Snallygaster beerstavaganza in Yards Park DC.  As of this a.m., early admission VIP tix remain available, as well as the regular type – Reserve your tickets today.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Your Sunday Repeats + What You Need to Be Doing Next Saturday Afternoon

Before we get to previous opportunities closing in the upcoming week, we urge you to get your tickets for next Saturday's Snallygaster beerstavaganza now; as we put this together today (Sept. 16), we see that VIP early admission tix are still available.  Check out this incredible list of 400 brews including rarities galore (we counted 55 sours on the list, and an astonishing 130 barrel-aged offerings). It's an un-****ing-believable roster of beers, and it'll be unforgivable to miss it.  Get your tix today.

American Society for Civil Engineers Social Media SpecialistSept. 18 

National College Access NetworkAdvocacy Associate – to $55k – Sept. 18 

Nature Conservancy
American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find)
University of Maryland
American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find)
Center for the Study of Social PolicyCommunications Director (pdf) – Sept. 22

Council for Advancement & Support of Education Specialist, Advocacy CommunicationsSept. 22 

Fairfax County Web Content Specialist – $49k-$82k – Sept. 22

Leadership Conference on Civil & Human RightsCensus Counts Campaign Manager (pdf) – see also main career pageSept. 22

Maryland HumanitiesCommunications Specialist – Baltimore, MD – Sept. 22

National Alliance to End HomelessnessDigital Communications SpecialistSept. 22 

British Embassy Executive Assistant to Joint Forces Attache & Science/Technology Attache – $20/hr – UK nationals only – Sept. 24 

Union of Concerned Scientists Program Assistant, Climate & Energy Program – $35k – Sept. 24

Friday, September 15, 2017

Hoppy Days Are Here Again

Hello Friday job-browsers.  We're always cheered by the advent of the beer-festive season as noted at bottom – we hope one of these listings gives you something worth celebrating soon, as well.

CLS Strategies
has is has two Managing Associate posts available – strong writing & research skills, experience in media relations & ability to formulate creative communications strategies & messages are desired for both; Spanish language skills are sought for one of these roles focused on Latin American clients.

Arlington Public Schools are actively recruiting for these posts (select administrative type, then administrative/technical category to find)
National Council for Behavioral HealthManager, Social Media – 6+ years’ experience in communications &  proficiency across social media channels required; background in healthcare preferred

Association for Professionals in Infection Control & EpidemiologyEditorial & Publishing Manager – 3-5 years of publishing experience & knowledge of the healthcare field desired.

American University
MORI Associates seeks Manager of Communications & Multimedia supporting their NASA client – 10+ years of related experience desired.

Union PrivilegeVice President of Communications & Public Relations – significant client side experience in corporate communications, media relations, and C-suite/board communications desired, as well as labor/union background

Brookings Institution
Here’s a very fresh Communications Manager post with Exelon/Pepco – 5-7 years’ experience in communications & publications desired, as well as knowledge of energy sector.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine
National Science FoundationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist for External Affairs – $131k-$161k – apply by Oct. 10

American Physical Therapy AssociationSenior Congressional Affairs Specialist – 6+ years' experience in government/legislative affairs or regulatory policy required.

New with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce since our late-August check-in:
National Opinion Research Center Senior Digital Communications Manager – 7-10 years’ experience delivering high-impact digital communications strategies & websites desired.

British Embassy

Mystery PR firmDirector of Healthcare Communications – at least 3-5 years healthcare public relations or communications experience desired – a PR Associate role is also available in what we assume to be the same firm.

Atlantic Media
  1. Executive Assistant to the President
  2. Sports Editor – part-time/temporary
  3. Creative Strategist – New York
Georgetown UniversityMedia Relations Manager – seeking candidate with several years of media relations experience, including spokesperson work.

Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$71k – apply by Sept. 26

Nature Conservancy
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.Fall Communications Intern – apply by Sept. 30

Best wishes for an awesome weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource as Oktoberfest kick offs in Munich and closer to home this weekend: 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday's Set

Thursday update: no new post today – see you again Friday.

We're challenged for a clever title, and the fire alarm is going off .... so here it is.

Anthology Communications has passed along this fresh Senior Account Executive/Account Supervisor opportunity suited for candidates with 4-6 years’ experience, superb writing skills and a passion for media relations – downtown DC location.

We won’t make you wait for our usual Friday check-in with the Pew Charitable Trusts to see this Senior Associate/Staff Writer post supporting Stateline – 4+ years’ practical writing experience & demonstrated knowledge of state government desired.

Here’s a very fresh Media Relations Manager post with Siemens – 7+ years of experience successfully designing & delivering communication strategies for external audiences required.

Capitol Hill
The Ecological Society of America seeks Executive Director (pdf) candidates with organizational leadership experience within a multi-million dollar organization & passion for science and the vital work of scientists in society – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

Council for Advancement & Support of Education
American Bar AssociationSenior Specialist, Public Relations – $54k-$59k – 5+ years’ experience in organizational communication/public relations required, as well as advanced ability to write/edit news-style & interpretive copy.

American Society of Hematology
(scroll to find)
Horizon PharmaceuticalsDirector, Communications/Government & Public Affairs – experience in both communications & government affairs/public policy desired; pharma industry background a plus.

Recent opportunities with ICF International:
BCS is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist to provide a variety of internal communications support to the Dept. of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy – 10 years of related work experience required, along with strong writing and project management skills.

Opportunities with the Cipher Brief, a self-described digital, security-based conversation platform that connects the private sector with the world`s leading security experts (scroll to find):
This Communications Associate post supporting the Shot@Life campaign is new since our late-Aug. check-in with the United Nations Foundation
MSL Group
The ACLU has just posted Summer 2018 Legal Intern, Program on Freedom of Religion & Belief and Legal Intern, National Prison Project opportunities.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (scroll to find; application info at bottom)
ASAEWeb Content Editor – $55k-$60k – 3-5 years’ experience writing, editing, and managing web content desired.
Weber Shandwick
Union of Concerned Scientists
The Department of Radiology at the University of Virginia seeks a Communications Coordinator who can help with marketing, communications & alumni relations – 2+ years relevant social media, marketing & communications experience desired – Charlottesville, Va.

… and, finally, we check in on opportunities with existentially opaque management consulting & digital strategy outfit Nobody (scroll to find)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Success, Leadership, Integrity & Improvement

The Center for the Study of Social Policy is seeking a Communications Director (pdf) with 10+ years of progressive experience in implementing & managing communications needs for sizable nonprofit or public sector organizations, as well as knowledge of issues such housing, health & social services, neighborhood development, and social justice – apply by Sept. 22

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health ForumDigital Communications Specialist – 2+ years of experience with communications, journalism, marketing, or public communications or related fields sought.

Jesuit ConferenceAdvocacy & Communications Associate – fluency in Spanish required; facility with communications tools including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, CQ Engage or other advocacy action alert system & Adobe photoshop preferred – apply by Sept. 27

Global Witness
Institute for College SuccessPolicy Analyst (may have to scroll down) – seeking candidates with 4+ years of relevant full-time experience in federal policy analysis and advocacy, or 2 years’ w/ a grad degree in a related field

National Parks Foundation
Burson-Marsteller seeks Executive Vice President for their Direct Impact grassroots advocacy affiliate – proven track record demonstrating the ability to identify, pitch and win new business opportunities desired, as well as experience cultivating relationships with executives, customers & partners.

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Manager of Communications – 3-5 years of related work experience desired.

Human Rights Campaign
AARP Media Relations Editorial Director – 6+ of experience in media, project management and content production & distribution desired.

Center for Public IntegritySenior Reporter, Finance (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with 5 years of experience as a journalist covering topics such as finance, poverty, government regulations, public policy & related issues facing low- to middle-income individuals and families – apply by Sept. 15

Recent opportunities with Christian/family/conservative-focused broadcaster Salem Media Group:
Golden Triangle Business Improvement DistrictEvents & Marketing Manager (pdf) – min. of 3-5 years of event, PR, planning, community development and/or marketing experience desired – search managed by Arthur Diamond

Monday, September 11, 2017

Oh & One

We start by noting 5th straight failure to launch the season in a successful fashion for the Skins with the hope that your job-seek week gets off to a better start.  Blech.

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

Commercial real estate advisory company Situs seeks Vice President, Marketing Communications with relevant experience in marketing communications or PR in b2b space;  strong preference for candidates with background in the financial industry & experience working internationally – DC or New York

seeks Digital Content Specialist with a wide range of editorial, IT/technical and project management skills and experience & knowledge of content management systems to support their Suicide Prevention Resource Center – facility with Drupal CMS a plus – can be located in DC, Waltham, MA or remote home office.

Center for Construction Research & TrainingCommunications Specialist (pdf) – $45k-$55k – 5+ years of working experience required in communications, content development & social media required – see also main career page 

Kauffman & Associates (scroll to find) – see also main career page
The International Monetary Fund seeks highly motivated & enthusiastic individuals with excellent writing, office management, and computer skills for Staff Assistant posts in various departments at IMF HQ – Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish language skills a plus – apply by Sept. 25, as noted here.

Congressional Research Service
Head of Congressional Programs & Communication Office  $131k-$161k – apply by Oct. 2

George Washington UniversityAssistant Director of Development, Business School – background in annual fundraising & direct solicitations a plus.

Bechtel Corporate & Public Affairs Intern – unspecified 2018 term noted; could be a Summer post given requirement for current undergrad enrollees

Northrop Grumman seeks Director of Global Media with 10+ years of relevant experience; familiarity with national security issues preferred

Millennium Challenge Corp. Intern, Congressional & Public Affairs – apply by Sept. 15

Civil Rights Corps – see also main career page
Fairfax County Web Content Specialist – $49k-$82k – 3+ years’ experience publishing web content in a professional setting using Drupal or other CMS platform preferred – apply by Sept. 22

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine have Marketing Manager and Marketing Assistant opportunities available promoting the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

United Health Group
Be a part of Community of Hope’s 3-decades-plus legacy of providing health-care, housing & supportive services for low-income, underserved & homeless people in DC as Communications & Community Engagement Manager – 2-4 years’ marketing and/or communication experience preferred

SpecPro Management Services seeks Communications Specialist to support an entity known as M/OAA; perhaps it’s related to USAID?  Beyond that, we’re flummoxed – see also main career page

Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal
American Red CrossCommunications Specialist –  3+ years of experience in writing, editing and/or corporate-related public relations & digital content creation desired.

HSC Healthcare SystemIntern, Communications & External Affairs – term unspecified

NBCUniversal is seeking bilingual talent for a new Telemundo-owned station in DC (search DC location or use job #)
AFL-CIO Director of Electoral, Issue & Mobilization – 10+ years' experience in national & local political program development & implementation required, including significant experience managing mobilization programs.

… and finally: the University of Maryland seeks an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing Strategy & Fan Experience with 5+ years of sports marketing experience to help enlist & whip up Terp faithful from Crofton to Catonsville – apply by Sept. 14