Friday, November 21, 2008

Sic Semper Tyrannis

The National Air Transport Association has an immediate opening for a Manager, Regulatory Affairs (note: pdf link) to interface primarily with the FAA and TSA, with an emphasis on monitoring/analyzing regulatory initiatives. Knowledge of FAA regulations – and pilot certification – would be preferred.

The National Association of Realtors is looking for a PAC Major Donor Representative and a PAC Coordinator to help open wallets across the land. Fundraising experience is required for the Major Donor slot; administrative/organizational skills for the Coordinator job.

An anonymous public affairs firm has enlisted Plan B Communications to assist them in finding a Senior Project Manager/Director for client service, new business development, media relations, team leadership, and more. Grassroots campaigns experience would be helpful.

HALT (Help Abolish Legal Tyranny), the nation's largest legal reform organization, has undergrad and grad-student Intern opportunities in their friendly-sounding DC offices. $300 a week in beer money is an added bonus.

The Consumer Data Industry Association is seeking a Director of Government Affairs for policy, legislative and regulatory activities. Capitol Hill experience (naturally) and a law degree are required. Apply by Nov. 28.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies focuses exclusively on issues of particular concern to African Americans and other people of color. They currently list four opportunities available:
The AFL-CIO has two openings for Media Outreach Specialists to manage events, write releases/op-eds/background-materials and perform other media relations duties. A minimum of five years pro-active media outreach, including experience working with Capital Hill reporters, is among the position requirements.

The Center for Independent Media is on deadline to find two News Editors to help manage and direct agenda for two to three of their sites – Colorado Independent, Iowa Independent, Michigan Messenger, Minnesota Independent and New Mexico Independent – out of their Washington offices. Requirements include: minimum of five years editing news at national or statewide level in the region; web writing experience, understanding of policy, legislation and the workings of state government and investigative reporting skills.

The National Academies group (National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council) is looking for a Senior Program Officer to assist their Policy and Global Affairs Division in their quest to identify and build synergy among their disciplines and issue areas. Masters degree required; PhD in science, engineering or health desired.

Haymarket Media seeks a Washington Bureau Chief for their PRWeek publication. You’ll serve as central editorial contact for your region, representing the magazine’s editorial team – all from your home office in this role.

Friday’s job search tool – Philanthropy Careers – showing 36 jobs in DC alone in the last month, with an emphasis on fundraising/development positions.

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