Monday, November 24, 2008

Save Money. Live Better.

Previously-found opportunities closing this week:

Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Project on Internal Displacement Monday, Nov. 24

Architect of the CapitolPublic Affairs Specialist Tuesday, Nov. 25

Dept. of LaborPublic Affairs Specialist Tuesday, Nov. 25

Treasury Dept.Legislative AdvisorWednesday, Nov. 26

Consumer Data Industry AssociationDirector of Government Affairs Friday, Nov. 28

Joint Center for Political & Economic StudiesAdministrative Assistant - Administrative CoordinatorFriday, Nov. 28

Small Foundations CouncilProgram Manager, Corporate Relations (note: pdf link) – Friday, Nov. 28

Metro Government Relations Officer (note: you’ll have to search further within link) – Friday, Nov. 28


The National Association of County and City Health Officials has 10 communications, editorial, program and research-oriented positions posted on their website – ranging from low to high experience levels. Of particular general interest to our viewership might be the newly-created Public Communications Manager slot ($63k-$78k salary range, apply by January 7). They also have Internship opportunities available – apply by December 7.

Conservation International has the call out for not just any old VP candidate – but rather a dynamic Vice President for Conservation Policy to provide strategic direction for CI’s overall involvement in international and U.S. policy and identify key issues, organizations and fora* in which to engage. A relevant PhD or Master’s degree, and extensive knowledge of international policies related to biodiversity, climate change and natural resource management are just part of the required toolbox.

Toyota is seeking an experienced Energy and Environmental Research/Analysis professional. Primary responsibilities will be to analyze future long-term energy and environmental issues, sustainable transportation, biofuels, climate change & related issues. Engineering degrees and environmental/energy policy analysis experience required.

Can I get a price check on aisle three for two Walmart jobs? Specifically, I’m talking about two Director, Federal Government Relations positions in Health/Wellness and Environmental Sustainability. Three to five years’ experience with issue–relevant House or Senate Committee/Subcommittee is what they’re looking for in particular.

Self-described leading consulting firm Avisar has a (again, self-described) fantastic opportunity for a Public Affairs/Media Analysis professional with a secret-level clearance for classified work.

The Society for Research in Child Development seeks a Senior Associate for Dissemination and Policy to lead media outreach and work on legislative relations at the federal and state levels, among other duties. The Society is affiliated with the University of Michigan.

Exchange Monitor Publications would like to add several Energy Reporters to their roster. Both mid-career professionals and reporters with 1-3 years experience are encouraged to apply – including recent college graduates with newspaper experience.

To kick off this week’s job-search resources, we give you the Foreign Policy Association job board, which features a preponderance of Washington-area opportunities.

* fora – plural of forum. I had no idea.


Anonymous said...

Well, fora is the plural of forum. Flora is something else entirely.

Gordon Barnes said...

Ach - lazy typing is again the culprit. Thanks for the catch.