Monday, October 27, 2008

Specialists and Content Generators

Closing This Week: NEW - The Public Affairs Specialist vacancy at the Office of the Comptroller of Currency closes on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Job description emphasizes media relations duties and experience. Pay range is $88-$165k. Job announcement # DEU-PB-09-004.

And - three previously-referenced postings all close Saturday, Nov. 1:

The Organization for International Investment is looking for a Vice President, Public Affairs to manage a broad portfolio of external relations activities. Experience with international business issues would be a plus.

For the prospect with client/relationship/project-management skills, the Client Account Manager position with Democracy Data might just the thing. Looks like job-holder would be the guy or gal who makes sure the customers are happy campers.

The Atlantic/National Journal media empire has a spot for a White House Reporter for their fine Congress Daily publication. The winning hire “should have at least two years of experience in daily journalism and a track record of aggressive reporting and clear, authoritative writing.”

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has openings in their Washington, DC office for an Executive Director of Legislative Affairs (along with jobs managing their coop education and intern programs and temporary help. Proficiency in Spanish appears to be highly desired.

The American Legacy Foundation was created as part of the 1999 settlement with tobacco companies, with a mission to educate select groups (youth, low-income – to name two) about dangers/risks associated with smoking. The next Communications Assistant there will provide organizational and administrative support for their communications department.

Do you like “organizing, formatting, writing and editing content to support advocacy strategy for assigned teams, including news releases, fact sheets, speech materials, brochures, and other content?” Doesn’t everyone? As Manager/Writer, Communications for the American Chemistry Council, you’ll be formatting and generating content to, well, your heart’s

SOS-Childrens Villages USA is a branch of a European NGO raising more than 70,000 abandoned or orphaned children worldwide. They are in the market for a Web Content Specialist to help them build their online presence and help build awareness and support for their much needed activities.

The Center for International Private Enterprise, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has three openings available. Two are in DC – a Program Officer (Asia) and a Research Assistant. Or, you could head to Amman, Jordan to be a Project Manager for their Iraq Program (making frequent trips to Kurdistan, apparently).

Today's job search resource is Media Bistro. Their job-search section requires (free) registration, and shows PR/communications openings along with media offerings.

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