Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Less pun and chuckle in today's edition – but some excellent jobs nonetheless. Happy clicking!

The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting Life insurance trade association seeks a Political Fundraiser to manage all aspects of their political giving/PAC program. Duties include management of volunteer committee, oversight of fundraising events and opportunities, and FEC compliance.

The DCI Group provides campaign-style public affairs and issue management support to corporate and association clientele. And, they apparently need some more folks on the team:
Chief of Staff always has a nice ring to it. In this case, the CoS opportunity is for a NoVa-based nationally-recognized marketing pioneer who doesn’t want to be recognized in his/her/their ad.

Not DC-based – but we thought that some forward-thinking web pro out there might be interested in the Search Strategy Manager (search job # 8603) position with McGraw Hill Construction in Highstown, NJ. Successful candidate will be responsible for the development and refinement of new thinking in the areas of customer experience with a primary focus on natural search engine optimization and paid search, helping their sites maximize rankings, traffic, customer engagement, sales leads, and long-term loyalty.

The US Chamber of Commerce is looking for an Executive Director for their Center for Capitol Markets Competitiveness. To be competitive for this position, you'll need 7+ years’ background developing policy related to capital markets; strong experience with the SEC, and a thorough understanding of financial services regulation and the attendant impact on capital markets. If previous link is non-functional, search here.

And, the local edition – the DC Chamber of Commerce – would like to bring a Communications Specialist on board to serve as principal advisor to senior staff on communications activities. In particular, they covet great writers with journalism, PR, marketing and promotional savvy.

The Hudson Institute touts multiple Intern opportunities – their Center for Global Prosperity Internship notes a Mar. 1 application deadline.

So, it looks like DC is set to get a voting member of Congress. If you’re tapped as the next Legislative Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration, does that mean you’ll be tasked with advocating for something similar for the Commonwealth?

Filcro Media Staffing is helping various clients in these searches:
The National Head Start Association seeks a new Executive Director with the spirited, visionary & passionate qualities to put Head Start programs at the forefront of the national public policy debate. New ED will develop a plan to re-energize the Head Start community, lead staff, and serve as chief advocate, spokesperson and fundraiser. Search managed by Isaacson, Miller.

Recently-founded (2007) global warming advocates 1Sky are pushing for federal action by 2010 to reverse the temp. trend, and they’re looking for some help, in the form of these future hires:
Summit Marketing would like to recruit a Soldier Outreach Manager for their Alexandria outpost, in support of the US Army Freedom Team Salute program. You can search through here if previous link is uncooperative, or if you just want to read more about Summit’s multi-dimensional, rich, textured, fluid and inspired workspace.

The innovative folks at Discovery Communications would like to bring on a like-minded soul – a Director, Innovative Marketing for buzz-worthy message delivery of guerrilla, viral, word of mouth, stunt, ambient, presence, social and giveaway varieties. Sounds like fun! Search here, using requisition number 8804 if link is sketchy. Summer Internships (req. # 8791) also available.

Today’s resource for you job-scroungers: the NYT weighs in, from the comfort of the Career Couch, on cover letters.

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