Thursday, October 23, 2008

Some Pardigm-Shifting Required

The Education Trust seeks a Legislative Analyst to support their Government Affairs and Communications division. Legislative tracking, analysis, and related writing/communications are part of the job description.

PR behemoth Burson-Marsteller advertises for a Senior Associate/Manager, Issues and Crisis Group. Media relations, writing and client-counseling skills are all part of the equation – as is 4 to 8 years of relevant experience.

Live in Reston? Like, or even love, Reston? If so, perhaps you’re a perfect fit for the Director of Communications position for the Reston Association. Successful candidate will serve as Reston’s spokesperson, be in charge of communications to association members (residents, I guess), and act as liaison to local community organizations. Salary starts at $75,000.

Catholic University is looking for an Associate Editor/Writer for their office of Public Affairs to manage information for a variety of CUA outlets: newsletters, reports and help with media relations. (Scroll down to find listing).

Wiley Rein – an influential 275-attorney D.C.-based law firm would like to retain a Public Relations Specialist to promote the firm’s activities – writing/placing press releases, researching award/recognition opportunities, and serving as media contact.

Adfero Group leads communications, advocacy, and brand awareness campaigns for corporate and association clients. They have an opening for an Account Director with 10 years experience public affairs/media environment.

Booz Allen Hamilton is in the market for a Strategic Communications Specialist to develop communications products (briefing, papers, and posters included) for a government client. Some paradigm-shifting required. If that link gives you trouble, use this one and enter job # 01065839

The Brookings Institution has multiple communications opportunities, including:
In lieu of a job search tool today - I instead encourage you to submit your nominations for Quinn Gillespie and Associates 2008 Spokesperson of the Year Awards, for flack-tacular excellence in Hill, Campaign and Corporate categories.

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