Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Follow the Money

Securing America’s Energy Future seeks a Director, Congressional Affairs to lobby on energy security issues – specifically reducing dependence on foreign oil. They’re looking for candidates with working relationships with decision makers on energy issues in particular.

Are you inherently nosey? Maybe you should look into a Communications/ Research Internship with the Center for Responsive Politics, where you’ll help them track and analyze the effects of money and influence in politics. Jan 1 is their application guideline for Spring 2009.

Global engineering/construction firm URS has the call out for a Junior Strategic Communications Specialist to work in their Gaithersburg offices. Public relations experience and writing, media relations, event planning, and community outreach skills get you in the door. Job ID URS27743.

Yesterday’s edition featured the National Wildlife Foundation’s Online Grassroots Coordinator - Conservation Programs posting. We should have also taken that opportunity to also note that Sr. Manager, Grassroots Marketing and Operations job – the coordinator’s boss – is also currently listed.

Also available in the environmental area is the Chesapeake Bay Conservation Project Manager opportunity with the Environmental Defense Fund. They seek 8+ years relevant work experience in fisheries or natural resources policy/management, with particular experience dealing with complex policy, regulatory, or legislative processes.

Looking for a unique brand of Capitol Hill experience? Consider an Internship with the Congressional Management Foundation – a group providing management training, consulting, and research services to congressional offices. They claim they won’t treat you like a lackey and you’ll learn a great deal about how Congress works.

A national Jewish women's organization is searching for a Director, Marketing/Communications (scroll down to bottom). Offices in New York, DC and Israel. The position oversees the marketing, membership, and communications initiatives for the organization. Via Association Staffing – several other DC-based association admin/management jobs also available at link.

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy has an opening for a Communications Coordinator in their Fall Church operation. Newsletter production and email/website outreach are among the responsibilities. Salary range: $35k-$45k.

Well off our beaten path in terms of geography – but surely one of you folks would like to become the Executive Director of the Montana Brewers Association in Billings, MT. Your six-pack of responsibilities: communication, administration, operations, public relations, fund raising, and lobbying on behalf of the association.

Bethesda-based BrowserMedia has multiple web-related jobs to fill, including Project Manager and Information Architect positions.

Today’s job search resources involve the 2008 Plum Book – United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions (official PDF/text version) and an interactive version – – brought to you by Avue Technologies.

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