Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Another 47 Found

We're in just-the-jobs mode on this relatively crisp & pleasant Tuesday morning.

1-3) ScoutComms, a Fredericksburg, Va.-based communications & consulting firm focused on the nation’s veteran & military communities, is currently hiring for multiple positions:
4) American Academy of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationManager/Sr. Manager, Advocacy & Government Affairs

5-8) American Enterprise Institute
9) American Red CrossMedia Relations Intern

10) AmtrakDigital Communications Specialist

11) ASRC FederalCommunications Specialist supporting NASA’s Resource Management Office and Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate – see also main career page

12-13) Burson-Marsteller – opportunities with their Direct Impact affiliate
14-17) Children’s Hospital
18) Dept. of TransportationPublic Affairs Specialist – $65k-$103k – apply by Aug. 3

19) Exelon/PepcoStrategic Communications Specialist

20-22) FP1 Strategies
23) GoodwillSpecialist, Public Relations (scroll to find)

24) HessSenior Admin Associate, Government & External Affairs

25) Inova Health SystemMarketing Communications Specialist (search keyword marketing or use job ID 30171BR)

26) Mystery employerPublic Relations Specialist (can also search here, using Maryland location) – search managed by Spectrum Careers

27) National Cannabis Industry AssociationMedia Relations Manager

28) National Center for Health ResearchSpecial Assistant to the President (scroll to find) – high $20k

29) National Turkey FederationIntern, Fall 2017

30-31) Sensis Agency
32-41) Spectrum Science Communications
42-43) Reveille Group
44) Share Our StrengthMedia & Public Affairs Associate

45) Strategic Analysis, Inc.Public Affairs Specialist (search keyword communications) – Top Secret clearance required

46) United Health GroupDirector of External Affairs

47) Value Recovery Consulting/ArchetypeSenior Communications Analyst – see also Archtype & VRC main sites

Monday, July 24, 2017

Royal Treatment

So, how was the weekend?  Pretty good for Bryce Harper or Jordan Spieth... and also you, if you jumped into Sunday's good-sized run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.  Ours was solid, too (nice mix of leisure + getting-things-done); thanks for asking.

Here is a fresh Communications Associate opportunity with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network – 1-2 years of relevant experience in a fast-paced advocacy setting desired – apply by Aug. 8

Expedia has passed along this Public Affairs Specialist opportunity best suited to candidates with 3+ years of Capitol Hill, campaign, grassroots/issue advocacy, or public affairs experience; we’re told you can also apply directly to pminardi@expedia.com

Airports Council International-North America
has let us know that they still actively recruiting for a Marketing Manager to lead all ACI-NA marketing efforts, manage their website & provide graphic design support – 5-7 years’ experience required. 

The University of Virginia is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, a group working to support minority academic success and increase diversity in STEM fields – experience in program coordination, data management & report writing required; grant-related experience preferred – Charlottesville, Va.

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition has shared this super-fresh Digital Communications Manager opportunity with us – 3-5 years’ experience in digital communications required, as well as a broad portfolio of work & skills in various online/social platforms & graphics applications. 

Seed FoundationDirector of Marketing & Communications (pdf) – 4-6 years’ experience in marketing and communications desired – see also main career page.

International Fund for Animal Welfare
A mystery trade association seeks Executive Assistant to support the EVP with 5+  years of experience supporting a C-Level Executive including international & domestic travel coordination work; background in politics or lobbying preferred – $75k-$95k – search managed by Ajilon

League of Conservation Voters
National Deputy Director for Chispa – 6+ years of experience working on community or labor organizing campaigns required, as is fluency in Spanish – apply by Aug. 4

American Academy of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationManager/Sr. Manager, Advocacy & Government Affairs – 5+ years of direct experience in a government affairs related role at a healthcare related organization required.

National LGBTQ Task Force
National Association of Landscape ProfessionalsDirector, State & Local Government Relations – experience in issue areas such as pesticide and fertilizer issues, water quality, pollinator health, and local equipment bans or restrictions will move your CV to the top of the pile.

This Vice President, Media & External Relations post with the World Wildlife Fund is new since our check-in last Monday, as is this Online Marketing Intern post

Weber Shandwick seeks Digital Director with 7+ years in the digital space, with proven experience delivering successful social media programs across verticals. 

Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkPolicy Associate –3+ years of legislative or similar experience desired.

Johns Hopkins University
– Baltimore, MD
Sierra ClubOrganizing Representative, Beyond Coal – at least 3 years’ experience in grassroots organizing, training, and motivating volunteers, coalition building & lobbying desired – Baltimore, MD 

Regional Airline AssociationDirector of Communications – 7+ years or more in media and communications required; aviation policy experience strongly preferred – search managed by Smith Bucklin

University of Maryland Medical SystemSenior Director, Media Relations & Corporate Communications – 10-12 years’ experience creating and implementing comprehensive communications, media relations, and employee communications plans required; hospital experience a plus.

AIDS UnitedDirector of Communications – 5+ years of related work experience in communications or related field; background in public policy/public health, and a strong familiarity with HIV/AIDS issues strongly preferred – apply by Aug. 16

Fresh opportunities with the International Code Council:
George Washington UniversityGraphic Designer – temporary position

National Science FoundationLegislative Affairs Specialist – $65k-$123k – apply by Aug. 1

Microfinance mainstay FINCA seeks Content & Direct Marketing Volunteer/Intern to draft & manage engaging content for blog & social media platforms and work on fundraising projects – see also main career page.

... and finally: ever worked for someone who demanded to be treated like a king or queen?  Your next job might also demand a royal level of fealty if your tapped as Personal Assistant to the Director of Royal Communications & Office Manager/Events Support at the Royal Household (yes, that Royal Household) – £26k-£30k – London, UK – apply by July 26 – and more are available

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sorry to Intrude on Your Sunday Leisure...

... but we've got a lot of fine-looking previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week that demand your attention!  [OK, you can put it off until Monday, we guess]

Aspen Forum for Community SolutionsCommunications Consultant (pdf) – location flexible – July 24

Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) – Field Representative/Military Liaison – Orlando, FL – July 24

University of Maryland Director of Campaign Planning – development/fundraising position – July 24

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersPublications Specialist – $66k-$86k – July 24

Virginia Council for Private EducationExecutive Director – Richmond, Va. – search managed by Warren WhitneyJuly 24

League of Conservation Voters

World Wildlife Fund Head, Global Advocacy – New York – July 25 

College of William & Mary:
Nature Conservancy
Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Affairs Specialist – one year term – $49k-$88k – July 26

George Mason University Development Specialist, College of Health & Human ServicesJuly 26

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityManager, Federal Government Affairs Program – $108k - $157k – July 26

Northern Virginia Community CollegeExecutive Assistant to the VP for Institutional Advancement – $40k-$52k – July 26

Smithsonian Institution Advancement Associate, Smithsonian Libraries (scroll to find) – July 26

Arlington County Senior Management Analyst supporting to County Board members – $69k-$105k – July 27

OMB/Office of E-Government & Information TechnologyPolicy Analyst – $66k-$123k – July 27

Fairfax County Dept. of TransportationOnline Communications Coordinator – $57k-$95k – July 28

Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District CourtCommunications Specialist – $57k-$95k – July 28 

Inter-American FoundationSupervisory Congressional & Public Affairs Specialist – $112k-$161k – fluency in Spanish required – July 28

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsDigital & Visual Communications Specialist (search keyword IRC99172) - $69k-$124k – Upper Marlboro, MD – July 28

National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyStrategic Communications Officer – $94k-$145k – July 29

British Embassy
Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Coordinator, Clean Vehicles Program – $52k – July 30

Friday, July 21, 2017

Your Friday Set

Hello Friday job-seekers!  We hope your week ends on productive note with one of these as a good fit.

The Society for Science & the Public is seeking a Communications Manager with at least 5 years of relevant experience & strong media relations, story development, and pitching skills; agency or nonprofit organization background highly valued.

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is actively recruiting for a Public Relations Manager with 2-4 years of experience that demonstrate strong writing skills, sound news & political judgement, and facility with web management & social media applications.

Flag Media Analytics has full-time, starting-ASAP Media Monitoring & Analysis Intern opportunities available – $12/hr – requirements include strong attention to detail & desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

These opportunities with Earthjustice appear to be new since just last week:
Brady Campaign & Center to Prevent Gun ViolenceNational Communications Director – 8+ years of media relations & strategic communications experience required

Fresh intern posts with Lutheran Services in America:
Are you ready for a career in catvocacy as Social Media Specialist with the Bethesda-based Alley Cat Allies?  Proven experience as a Social Media Guru & ability to get a point across in 140 characters or less desired.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research Center Content Analysis Intern, Religion & World Affairs – Sept. 5 start date noted 

Atlantic Media
Dataminr turns social media into real-time, actionable alerts, with wide applications for news, finance, public sector & corporate security sectors – accordingly, we’d think this Director, Public Sector Communications & Marketing would be pretty damn interesting – DC or New York – see also main career page.

American University
British Embassy
Mystery event/promotions & planning marketing firmPublic Relations Assistant – $45k-$55k

…. and finally: does this week’s scorching weather make you pine for a more consistently pleasant climate?  Honolulu, Hawaii fits that bill for the happy individual snagging this Vice President, Public Relations/Communications & Brand Management post with Kaiser Permanente.

Best wishes for an air-conditioned & in-the-shade weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

47 Going on 97

If only we'd added 50 more entries to today's set, we could have matched forecasted high temps.  Stay cool and happy hunting.

1-4) League of Conservation Voters
5) The Congressional Budget Office is seeking a Communications Intern for the Fall 2017 term – $16-$24/hr – candidates must be working toward a master’s degree, preferably in journalism, mass communications, radio/television, or a related field – see also main career page – apply by Aug. 4

6) ACLUIntern, National Prison Project

7) Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Affairs Specialist – one year term – $49k-$88k – apply by July 26

8-9) American Association of University Women
10) American Heart AssociationCommunications & Marketing Director – Irvine, CA

11) Booz Allen HamiltonCommunications Specialist

12) Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of YouthInterns, Fall 2017 – apply by Aug. 15

13) Campaign for Tobacco-Free KidsAssociate Director of International Communications supporting the Global Health Advocacy Incubator – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

14) DC Public SchoolsPress Secretary – $100k-$113k

15) Education TrustSenior Policy Manager

16-18) Environmental Defense Fund
19-21) FleishmanHillard
22-26) Georgetown University
27) General Federation of Women’s Clubs – Communications & Public Relations Coordinator – $38k-$42k

28-30) Howard University (scroll to find)
31) Human Rights CampaignPolitical Research Manager

32) Izaak Walton League of AmericaOperations Coordinator – apply by Aug. 11

33) Kaiser PermanenteVice President, Government Programs & External Relations

34) Marriott Corp.Global Public Relations Manager – New York

35) National Association of ManufacturersVice President of Advocacy

36-39) Nature Conservancy
40) Novo NordiskDirector, Regulatory Policy

41) Open Society Institute Special Assistant – New York – apply by Aug. 4

42-43) Porter Novelli
44) Public CitizenCampaign Coordinator, Fuel Efficiency Standards (pdf)

45) Third WayInterns – $12/hr

46) Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Coordinator, Clean Vehicles Program – $52k – apply by July 30

47) Waggener EdstromSocial Media Specialist – Bellevue, WA

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

It's Wedensday; Let's Find You a Job

We'll start your Wednesday with a very fresh Media Relations Program Manager opportunity with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – $108k-$157k – 8 years of experience in media relations/communications required – apply by July 31

The Consumer Specialty Products Association is actively recruiting for a Manager, Marketing & Communications (pdf) with a minimum of four years in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field

Boeing
Communications Specialist, Grassroots Advocacy – 7+ years communications work experience desired, including work on state & local public policy issues and federal, state, or local political campaigns.

Capitol Hill
Counterpart International helps build the capacity of leaders, organizations & communities in dozens of countries… and they’re looking for an External Relations Consultant to help generate media coverage & visibility for the group on a part-time basis from approx. Aug.-Nov. – experience in external relations, marketing and/or media relations supporting an international organization desired

National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyStrategic Communications Officer – $94k-$145k – apply by July 29

Merritt Group – see also main career page
Population Reference BureauWeb Communications Manager (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with at least four years’ experience in digital communications, including website management, ideally with nonprofits and/or globally active organizations.

World Cocoa Foundation
Alexandria Health Dept.Communications Officer – to $67k – apply by Aug. 1

DHS/Transportation Security AdministrationLegislative Director – $112k-$173k – apply by Aug. 1

World Vision
National Science FoundationLegislative Specialist – $66k-$123k – apply by Aug. 1

Johnson & Johnson
Senior Director, Communications for Government Affairs – minimum of 15 years of experience in communications & public policy/public affairs desired.

New with Conservation International since just last week:
University of VirginiaDirector of Media Relations, Law School – 5+ years’ experience in journalism & editing in a news media environment desired, including facility with news/feature writing & AP style – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Association (3), Board, Center (4), Chamber, Committee, Corps, Foundation (2), Group (2), Institution, Service, and Watch

The Center for Excellence in Education nurtures high school & college students to high-achieving careers in STEM fields & helps connect these leaders to each other – Vice President, Public Relations – apply by Aug. 16

The Foundation for Advanced Education in Sciences, located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, is seeking a motivated Communications & Social Media Specialist to create & administer their communications plan in print, web & social media channels – 5-10 year experience in business communications desired.

Woodrow Wilson CenterCommunications/Social Media Specialist – $54k-$71k – Photoshop & infographics skills also required – apply by July 19

Global Strategy GroupManager, Communications & Public Affairs –  5+ years of experience in strategic communications or public affairs in corporate, government, politics, non-profits, or agency settings, political campaigns, or a related industry deaired.

Recently-added opportunities with gmmb, a communications firm supporting a mission-driven/social change-oriented client base, include Senior Account Exec and Digital Media Associate

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
LeidosCommunications Editor supporting the Bureau of Justice Assistance – 4 years relevant experience desired.

This Communications Officer post supporting the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign appears to be new since just last Friday – 5-7 years of relevant experience in communications and/or PR/media relations & an interest in & passion for campaigns related to global health issues desired.

Smithsonian InstitutionEditor/Publications Officer supporting the National Portrait Gallery – $94k-$123k – apply by July 31

The American Diabetes Association seeks Vice President, Special Events to develop strategies and oversee the management & implementation of ADA’s signature event (we think they’re referring to the Tour de Cure) to grow revenue from $26M to $50M.

Training Resources Group
Communications Specialist – experience in developing & implementing effective communications strategies and campaigns required, preferably in the field of education; prior experience working with USAID or on USAID-funded contracts also a plus.

National Education Association
Jesuit Refugee ServiceCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – seeking candidates with 2+ years of experience working in communications, digital marketing, or public relations as well as skills in website development, content management systems, and tools to enhance digital presence – apply by July 31

The Washington Post has good news for not-morning-person types in the form of this Communications Coordinator opportunity noting an 11am-7:30pm work-day – an NYC-based Content Editor gig is also freshly offered by our friends at the Post.

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersPublications Specialist – $66k-$86k – apply by July 24

Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsCommunications Assistant – at least one year of communications experience desired, particularly in organizational internal communications.

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsDigital & Visual Communications Specialist (search keyword IRC99172) - $69k-$124k – Upper Marlboro, MD – apply by July 28

Opportunities with polling/research firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner:
Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsAssistant, Digital Fundraising – experience with direct response and email best practices & writing preferred.

American Bankers AssociationDirector, Social Media – your 6-8 years of experience should demonstrate a solid understanding of SEO and content marketing, as well as paid social advertising.

National Center for Teacher ResidenciesDirector of Communications –7+ years of communications experience required – apply by Aug. 18

Food & Water WatchNew York Organizer – at least two years’ experience in advocacy on public policy issues, and/or grassroots/field organizing desired – Brooklyn, NY

These Policy & Advocacy Intern and Research Intern posts appear to be new since our mid-June check-in with the International Rescue Committee

Monday, July 17, 2017

Weekend Update

How was your weekend?  We were cheered by news of soon-arriving Nats bullpen help, got in plenty of pool time, went to a chill & pleasant cookout yesterday, and found a beloved watch lost for over a decade in the pocket of some pants we hadn't worn in... well, over a decade.  Also, we put together today's set as well as previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Bethesda’s Garfinkel + Associates has let us know that they are still actively recruiting for this Writer/Project Manager post – flexible team player and direct communicator with a great attitude particularly desired.

The Rainforest Trust, located in Warrenton, Va., is actively recruiting for all of these posts:
Revolution Messaging, a self-described full-service agency dedicated to authentic digital storytelling for progressive causes, has let us know about paid Fall 2017 Intern (scroll to find) opportunities in advertising, campaigns  fundraising, and digital strategy

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityManager, Federal Government Affairs Program – $108k - $157k – 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in government affairs desired – apply by July 26

American Society of Clinical Oncology
The Robertson Foundation for Government supports efforts to strengthen the federal government and its capacity to recruit & retain top-level talent via a fellowship program partnering with leading universities; focus on foreign policy, national security & international affairs – Executive Director – search managed by DRI Consulting

New with Edelman PR since our late-June check-in:
Northwestern MutualPolitical Advocacy Manager – 2+ years of experience in advocacy, PACs, government relations and/or legislative environments desired.

Society for Neuroscience
National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – apply by Aug. 11

Advancement ProjectSenior Communications Associate – 5-7 years’ experience in communications & campaigns desired, as well as knowledge of juvenile/criminal justice reform and/or racial justice movements.

World Wildlife Fund
AARPVice President, Media Relations – 15+ years’ experience as a communications and media relations professional required.

New with American Rivers since our early-June check-in:
American International Health AllianceSenior Communications & Program Development Associate (pdf) – 3+ years of professional experience preferably including work with institutional donors in the international development arena.

College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Va., except as noted otherwise:
Fairfax County Park FoundationCoordinator/Admin Assistant – $45k-$75k – apply by July 21

Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District CourtCommunications Specialist – $57k-$95k – apply by July 28

Fairfax County Dept. of TransportationOnline Communications Coordinator – $57k-$95k – apply by July 28

George Washington University

FINRA (aka Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.) seeks Associate Director, Corporate Governance & Elections to help manage Board activities & compliance with various corporate governance requirements – knowledge of corporate governance issues & trends, SRO rules, and federal securities laws preferred.

University of Maryland
Construction Management Association of AmericaCommunications Associate – $36k-$40k – 2-3 years’ experience in communications & admin functions desired, including writing responsibilities.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Now Here's Your Sunday Set

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

City of Portland, OR Public Information Manager – $78k-$105k – July 17

National Oceanic & Atmospheric AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Alaska Fisheries Science Center – $64k-$101k – Seattle, WA – July 17

ReThink MediaManaging Director (pdf) for the Peace & Security Collaborative – see also main career pageJuly 17

University of California, San DiegoSenior Director of Development, Global Policy & Strategy – San Diego, CA – July 17 

U.S. Army Communications Electronics CommandDirector of Strategic Communications – $131k-$161k – Aberdeen, MD – July 17

British Embassy

Smithsonian Institution
Nature Conservancy
Dept. of Defense Education ActivityLegislation & Congressional Management Specialist – $66k-$86k – July 19

Justice Policy Institute Communications DirectorJuly 20 

Library of Congress Congressional Research Review Specialist – $131k-$161k – July 20

University of North CarolinaExecutive Director of the Center of Community Capital – Chapel Hill, NC – July 20

Army Installation Management CommandMarketing Assistant supporting Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation activities at Fort Belvoir, Va. – $17-$19/hr. – July 21 

German American Heritage Foundation/Museum Senior Manager – part-time – July 21

Friday, July 14, 2017

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité... et Emploi!

Let's start your Bastille Day set by noting closing-soon intern posts at the Embassy of France:
The Center for Community Change is seeking a Digital Director to support their Reform Immigration for America campaign – $55k-$65k – 3-5 years’ experience managing complex online campaigns for a nonprofit or advocacy organization desired.

International Foodservice Distributors AssociationDirector, Communications – 7+ years of communications experience with a strong track record of public relations wins desired.

Fresh opportunities from the Children’s National Health System supporting the Safe Kids Worldwide initiative:
Child Care Aware of AmericaPublic Relations Manager – noted as a part-time position, but the duties shown seem so extensive as to make us think that’s just an error.  But who knows? 

Children’s Law CenterCommunications Specialist – 4+ years’ experience in in media relations or PR desired, along with strong storytelling & writing skills for both print & electronic media.

Arlington County is seeking a Senior Management Analyst to provide senior level policy support to County Board members and manage Board communications – $69k-$105k – apply by July 27

Latest from the United Nations Foundation:
A fact tank of the reputable variety seeks Conference Coordinator with 1-3 years of conference/events support experience; previous experience in Cvent or Salesforce is highly preferred – $50k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing 

DC International SchoolDirector of Development (scroll to find) – 2-5+ years professional fundraising experience required, preferably in educational or youth-oriented environment.

PICO National NetworkIntegrated Voter Engagement Manager – experience in electoral campaign & background planning, leading & evaluating successful field organizing programs desired.

British Embassy
Downtown DC-based science-focused association seeks starting-ASAP Conference/Programs Assistant through mid-January – event/meeting planning or hospitality experience desired – search managed by The Choice, Inc.

Smithsonian Institution
The Kennedy Forum, a group focused on mental illness, addiction & behavioral health advocacy, seeks Communications Director – healthcare & non-profit experience deemed highly beneficial.

Mystery non-profit
Stewardship Specialist – temporary post $17-$30/hr – 5+ years in fundraising and creative design required; Raiser's Edge skills preferred – search managed by Randstad

Pew Charitable Trusts

North Carolina conservative think tank Civitas Institute seeks Editor with at least three years of copyediting and print publication production experience – Raleigh, NC – search managed by Talent Market – see also Intern info.

National Public Radio
Medical trade associationCopy Editor Associate – part-time/temporary post – $20-$23/hr – search managed by Ajilon

… and finally: Monumental Sports & Entertainment, the corporate umbrella for the Caps, Wiz, Mystics, Verizon Center and various other Ted-led sporting enterprises, seeks Director, Event & Corporate PR who needs to hook up this season-ticket-holding Caps enthusiast with a fancy upgrade one of these days if they snag this surely-fun opportunity.

Best wishes for a spectacular & less-sizzling weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.