Wednesday, December 3, 2008


The American Enterprise Institute is looking for freelance copyeditors, proofreaders, and indexers with a strong command of the Chicago style and professional book-editing experience. They are also in the market for a Conference Assistant, which might be a good entry-level opportunity into the public affairs field.

The Aspen Institute notes three diverse opportunities:
OMG! OFM&K (Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, PLC) ISO a new BFF (OK, a Legislative Associate) to lobby for their trade association clients. They also note Intern opportunities for JDs, pre-JDs and even non-JDs in their OT* location.
Featured listing: The American Nurses Association (Silver Spring, MD) is seeking an experienced individual responsible for editing & managing production of print/online periodicals. Serves as lead editor of The American Nurse & supervises a sr. reporter & graphic designer. Works with RN writers & edits four monthly columns for American Nurse Today & serves as relationship manager w/ journal publisher. Manages Editor-in-Chief in the production of quarterly issues for the Online Journal of Nursing. Serves as Deputy Dir. of the Communications department in the director's absence. Reports to Dir., Communications. Bachelor's required along w/ 8-10 years progressive experience in project management, working in teams, & editing. Individual should be comfortable managing important relationships & operating in a fast-paced environment. Assn. experience preferred. Forward resume to: Additional info: EEO/Smoke-free.
A trainload of jobs with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in their Union Station-adjacent offices:
Legislative/regulatory tracking service StateNet has Client Service/Development & part-time Research Assistant positions available in the very same building as NAIC above. Fun fact: your birthday is a paid vacation day there (for the full-timers).

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions seeks a Manager of Reimbursement and Regulatory Affairs to analyze the impact of regulations and legislation, and guide policy development and advocacy efforts. A degree in public policy, health policy, or related discipline, along with in-depth knowledge of CPT coding, reimbursement, and compliance policies move your resume to the stop of the stack.

Valor Healthcare is calling for reinforcements – in particular, a part time PR assistant for pitching, writing and scheduling components of current public relations campaign. Tour of duty is three to six months. More about Valor Healthcare here.

Caremark has an opening for an Administrative Assistant for their Government Affairs/Public Policy unit, providing general administrative support for two VPs and two Directors. They’re looking for at least seven years experience as an administrative assistant. Job ID: 19282BR – Caremark careers page.

LIUNA claim themselves America’s most progressive and aggressive construction worker and public service union. They’re in hiring mode for a full-time Strategic Communication Intern to help prove that boast. What’s more, it appears they’ll pay you and help with academic requirements for your labor.

Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America seeks a Web Content Specialist for web research, content analysis/tagging and developing/writing web content. HTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and social media skills are among their wants.

For your job seeker resource du jour, we bring you Wisdom & Williams Associates – a DC-based placement agency.

* Yes, I realize nobody actually says OT for Old Town, Alexandria. I am simply thankful that we seldom see ye olde extra e employed – Olde Towne – in reference to the 22314 environs.

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