Monday, February 16, 2009

Happy Birthday, Misters President

Like any self-respecting mattress discounter or Hyundai dealership, DC Public Affairs + Communications jobs is working hard this Presidents Day to bring you top quality government affairs, lobbying, public relations, and association jobs at affordable prices. But first, let's clear out some old merchandise with our previously referenced opportunities closing this week:

University of Maryland Director, Corporate & Foundations Relations – Clark School of Engineering – low $100k range – Feb. 16

United Nations Foundation
Administrative AssistantFeb. 18

Maryland Dept. of TransportationPublic Affairs Officer – $37k-$60k – Feb. 18

Defense Intelligence Agency
Public Affairs Specialist – $60k-$118k – job ID M09-022338-01-CM – Feb. 19

Government Accountability OfficeAnalyst, Healthcare – $44k-$81k – job ID GAO-09-HC-0347-05 – Feb. 20

Center for Democracy & Technology
Intern OpportunitiesTeach for America, Feb. 16Burson-Marsteller, Feb. 20Foreign Policy, Feb. 20

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry seeks an Assistant Director of Government Affairs for a broad menu of legislative/lobbying-related activities.

The American Red Cross Presidential Internship (search using keyword 7638BR) runs from June 1 – Aug. 7, offering positions in almost every department at Red Cross HQ. Substantial professional development/experience and access to senior leadership are among the benefits touted. Apply by Mar. 11. Other Intern opportunities available Disaster Services/Business Integrations (7621BR), Development/Direct Response Fundraising (7619BR), and Youth and Young Adult Program Services (7617BR).

There are plenty of program, operations and technical opportunities possibly available with the US Green Building Council. Our core readership will likely be most interested in the Strategic Communications Manager slot: a mid-level position responsible for identifying issues and preparing communication strategies affecting USGBC’s constituencies.

This Executive Assistant/Junior Account Exec with an unknown new operation offers the smart, courageous, resolute, tireless and even Socratic-method-conversant (really!) among you a chance to learn much from an experienced pro, and collect $28k-$38k a year in the process.

Do you possess a firm commitment to advancing every individual's right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets? And are you in need of something to do this summer that will liven up the resume, or at least get you out of the lifeguard chair? Those answering in the affirmative should investigate an Intern position with Americans for Prosperity.

has recently put out the call for an International Government Relations Advisor (use keyword 7207BR), based out of Houston or DC, and possessing first-hand experience with Middle East and/or Russia and Post-Soviet States. Chief responsibilities include international government relationship building, intelligence gathering, and influencing strategies for assigned region; also managing relationships with Washington, D.C. embassies, think tanks and associations.

Applicants and aspirants for the opportunity listed above might also shoot their CV to the International Resources Group for the Outreach and Public Information Officer/Team Leader offering in support of the USAID Afghanistan-Pakistan Task Force. Communications and legislative experience, along with knowledge of US government, international, and non-governmental organization policies and activities in the region are among their wants for the position.

seeks web design enthusiasts looking for an opportunity to show off their skills as Manager, Web Projects and Design. Bring them proof of project management experience as well as demonstrated PhotoShop, Flash, CSS, HTML and DHTML chops, and you might walk away with a job paying you $55k-$65k.

The National Parks Conservation Association has an opportunity for a Web Communications Intern to research, write, and fact check new content and post it to Sounds like a nice opportunity to add environmental/conservation and new media experience to your resume all at once.

Christian humanitarian group Worldvision shows multiple and diverse administrative and program management opportunities based out of their DC offices – and Internships, too. They note that they fight poverty and support people in more than 100 countries, plus the US.

Radford University, nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains, is in search of a Director of University Relations and Chief Communications Officer to oversee all aspects of internal and external public relations activities for this 9,200 student school. Spokesperson duty and administration (but, thankfully, not editorial control) of student media outlets are also part of the job.

One of the nation’s largest nonprofits is seeking a new Vice President of Public Relations (use J24390 keyword box), according to the gang at HireStrategy. A proven record of leadership, strategic thinking, and management accomplishments, along with government relations experience, will earn you consideration for this $126k-$154k position.

Monday's addition to your job search arsenal:

1 comment:

Mike Licht said...

It's not really "Presidents Day" -- or even "Presidents' Day."