Friday, November 7, 2008

The Matrix (of Management)

Two slots available with the American Nurses Association – first, they are looking for a Senior Political Action Specialist for lobbying, coalition work, and grassroots activities. In addition, they are also in the market for a Web Content Editor to translate and repurpose ANA materials and priorities into content for and other related ANA sites.

“Clients hire us to win. To get them into the news or get them out of it.” That’s what Levick Strategic Communications proclaims on their about web-page. So, why should they hire you to join them at their 19th & M offices for one of these slots?
AARP seeks a Director, Federal Government Relations for health and long-term care issues. Serve as primary lobbyist on health/long-term care, building broad relationships on Capitol Hill and with other organizations. Extensive advocacy experience is required, and familiarity with something called Matrix Management is apparently a plus. Apply by Dec. 1.

advertises the availability of one or more Manager, Public Policy & Advocacy positions (note: search Washington DC location or use job ID # 47423). Six-plus years experience working in a public policy or public health setting and familiarity with US vaccine financing and infrastructure system are required. You may also be able to work out of Philly or Research Triangle Park, NC, if the listing is to be believed. Job listing is dated August 11, so perhaps you check availability before putting too much work into this.

Start your young self along the path to a job like the GSK one above by getting a 2009 Internship (starting February) with Sanofi Pastuer.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation shows several vacancies in their Washington DC offices (along with a lot of opportunities in the Seattle HQ). Perhaps there’s a spot for you among the nearly 700 employees of this this laudable organization.

BulletinNews needs an early riser to join their team as a News Analyst/Editor for one of their excellent publications: White House Bulletin, the Frontrunner, the Washington Morning Update and the Congressional News Briefing

The US Department of Labor has a GS 14/15 grade position available for a Public Affairs Specialist. Functions include media spokesperson duty and management of all communications/media-related issues. Pay range: $98k-$149k, apply by Nov. 25. Job announcement # OPA 09-012MP.

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown University needs a Web Content Management Specialist with site development experience in enterprise level java-based CMS; experience with Fatwire content server is highly valuable.

Some anonymous energy association located near Metro Center has a craigslist feeler out for a new Executive Director. Who could it be? You’ll have to apply – and be good enough to warrant their interest – to find out.

Friday’s job search resource is a listing of 125+ PR/advertising firms around the world. Good luck in the search!

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