Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – Internship – Monday, Jan. 5
AARP – Strategic Policy Adviser, Center to Champion Nursing in America – Tuesday, Jan. 6
General Services Administration – Regional Director of Public Affairs and Special Events – $115k-$149k – job ID: WA051DE09 – Tuesday, Jan. 6
National Assn. of County & City Health Officials – Public Communications Manager – $63k-$78k – Wednesday, Jan. 7
Metropolitan Police Dept. – Public Affairs Specialist – $34k-$45k – job ID: FA 09-28 – Friday, Jan. 9
Railroad Retirement Board – Legislative Assistant – $58k-$75k – job ID 09-DEU-04 – Friday, Jan. 9
We kick off 2009's new content by bringing you two opportunities at the CFA Institute in Charlottesville – the inelegantly-titled Head, Public Relations job, along with the more-sensibly-named Web Communications Coordinator job (scroll down a couple from link). A variety of other program and admin jobs are also available.
Microsoft is pressing the ctrl-f keys to identify a worthy Federal Lobbyist/Federal Govt. Affairs Manager for Senate-focused advocacy efforts. Intellectual property, electronic e-commerce, telecom, high-skilled immigration issues are among their areas of interest.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, and complements the private sector in managing risks associated with foreign direct investment. They’re also willing to invest $139k-$158k per year in a new Director, Legislative Affairs to advocate before Congress, other federal agencies and business interests. Job ID: 09-SL-09, apply by Wednesday, Jan. 7.
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is looking to walk down the aisle with a new Web Content Editor. Responsibilities include development and implementation of a new web content management system, leading social networking strategy, and serving as the editor of all web content and electronic media.
General Electric is seeking a Government Relations Representative for their infrastructure/aviation division. Lobbying/advocacy experience in these areas are particularly desirable: transportation/FAA, environmental/emissions policy, international trade, military procurement, defense spending and/or defense budget related issues. Search here using job ID 860588 or DC location if previous link does not work.
Georgetown University has three public affairs-related opportunities posted in recent weeks:
- Communications Director, Annual Fund
- Communications Specialist
- Federal Relations Assistant – pay range $35k-$37k
Got grammar and accurate keyboarding skills to 45 WPM? That, and AP-stylebook familiarity could land you the Congressional Calendar Editor slot at the always important-sounding Bureau of National Affairs. And yes, they will test you.
The also important-sounding RAND Corporation is search mode for a Deputy Director, Office of Congressional Relations (use advanced search, job ID: 2194) to help develop long-term strategies for major appropriations priorities, including RAND's federally funded research and development efforts. Ten to fifteen years of related legislative affairs experience and strategic planning/staff supervision competencies are required.
It may be a little late in the game to be working on Spring internships – but St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital has a Marketing/Fundraising Internship based in Arlington, Va. Search here for Virginia-based opportunities if link is not functional.
Booz Allen wants you to join them in Aberdeen, Md., as a Strategic Communications Specialist (search using job ID 01070134) supporting US Army clients engaged in an on-going internal and external communication programs. Event support and planning, editorial, web and design work all appear to be part of the job. Ability to obtain security clearance required.
Our first job-searcher's resource of '09 is Utah-based Vanara Recruiting – they have a to have a wealth of listings in the DC area.