Tuesday, October 21, 2008

But Which "Agricultural Commodity?"

The Association for Public Television Stations seeks a new President & CEO to helm this 28 year old organization. To quote their breathless vacancy announcement: “This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and accomplished individual to help lead a highly respected organization with a rich history and record of accomplishments to new levels of impact in supporting public broadcasting.”

Up the road in Baltimore, there’s an opening for Communications Manager with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Job appears to involve the usual range of communications activities/responsibilities.

Charm City not your thing? We understand. You could head down 29-South to Lynchburg, instead, to be a Media Relations Specialist for French nuclear giant Areva. And if that’s not complicated enough, you’ll also need to go to this link and enter job# COM00082 or search by location to find the job.

Gallaudet University is looking for a Director of Public Relations and Marketing to oversee a broad portfolio including media relations, marketing, printed and electronic publications, and the Gallaudet website. I had no idea that Gallaudet was the only university for the deaf and hard-of-hearing in the world.

The Western Governors Association is searching for a new Director for their Washington, D.C. office. Applications must be received by November 15.

Edelman has a handful of Account Exec/Supervisor positions in their DC office, with specialties in digital communications, bioscience and sustainability among desired expertise. Maybe you can get in an interview before they fill that slot for an H.R. manager who would totally recognize that you’re not Edelman material.

MedImmune has a slot for a PAC Manager at their Gaithersburg headquarters to oversee PAC fundraising and administration, as well as provide support to the government affairs operation there. NOTE: Enter job code 00964, or search under the “Government Affairs, Advocacy, Public Policy” category.

Porter Novelli advertises just one opening in their D.C.-office: for an Account Supervisor with experience in the food/nutrition/agriculture segment. Chief responsibility appears to be overseeing a marketing program for an "agricultural commodity. "

The Collaborative Communications Group advocates improvements for public education and learning. Their next Director of Content & Publishing will oversee a stable of printed publication products and web/interactive solutions. Winning candidate will be a “self-starter, a problem-solver and systems-thinker.”

AAA has a slot available for Coordinator, Government Relations & Traffic Safety Advocacy. Responsibilities include preparation and filing of official testimony and public, coordinating departmental annual planning and budgeting submissions, meeting planning and committee support.

The College of William & Mary provides today’s job-hunt resource – check out their nicely organized DC Employment Resources page.

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