Sunday, October 19, 2008

Weaponizing the Wii

The American Forest & Paper Association is looking to add a PAC and Grassroots Coordinator. Tasks appear to include database management, writing, research and some degree of administrative support.

Golin Harris, an Arlington-based PR firm, is looking for a Vice President candidate for work on a military-based account. Fun fact: GH won an award for their work helping to launch the Nintendo Wii - perhaps the military-based account involves work on weaponizing the Wii?

Wanted by the US Marshals Service: a Public Affairs Specialist. Emphasis on photo/video skills as well as working with the media required. Apply by Oct. 21.

The next Communications Manager (note: pdf link) for the American Academy of Physician Assistants will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including media relations, writing assignments, events support - the usual gamut of communications activities. They are located in always-pleasant Old Town, Alexandria.

The National Wildlife Federation seeks a Grassroots Operations Manager to be "responsible for managing the systems, data and project management required to deliver outgoing communications to constituents and track responses on behalf of NWF’s large campaigns: global warming, protecting habitats and connecting people with nature."

"The primary function of the Public and Corporate Relations Associate will be to assist the PCR Director & Manager with membership and fundraising initiatives." For this and more, the folks at the Alliance to Save Energy are offering a salary in the "lower to mid $30’s."

Rosetta Stone seeks Director, Website Strategy "to lead the Web teams on a global mission to make the premier destination for anyone around the world seeking a truly effective, innovative language-learning experience." Dieses alles klingt wie zu viel, damit ich behandele, aber Sie sollten definitiv zutreffen.*

Strategic issues communications firm GMMB has opportunities for a
Senior Public Relations Professional/Vice President, Account Assistants and a Contract Administrator. Find them (along with a couple Seattle and Los Angeles-based openings) by clicking here.

Journey Through Hallowed Ground
is a Waterford, Va.-based
non-profit organization dedicated to raising national awareness of the unparalleled history in the area following the Old Carolina Road (Rt. 15/231) from Gettysburg, through Maryland, to Monticello in Albemarle County, Va. They are looking for a Director of Public Relations with press and e-communications experience. More info about JTHG here.

Today's job-search resource is The good news : they show 130+ DC-area job listings. The downside: you have to register to view them (I suspect this will be a recurring theme).

*This all sounds like too much for me to handle, but you should definitely apply.

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