Monday, March 2, 2009

In Like a Lion

Schools are closed, streets are covered in snow, and office attendance is spotty throughout the region - but DCPA+CJ is open for business today with 18 new jobs, and eight previously-mentioned opportunities closing this week:

Phillips Foundation Journalism FellowshipMar. 2

American Constitution Society for Law & Policy Executive DirectorMar. 2

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsManaging Director, Internet – job ID DEU-09-21 – $102k-$133k – Mar. 3

Defense Security Cooperation AgencyAdministrative Program Specialist – WA240037-LK – $31k-$49k – Mar. 6

Dept. of Homeland SecurityWriter/Editor – job ID DHSHQ09-3024 – $86k-$113k – Mar. 6

Federal Aviation AdministrationForeign Affairs Specialist – job ID AWA-API-09-AJ20547-111204 – $48k-$91k – Mar. 6

US MintDeputy Director, Office of Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs – $102k-$133k – Job ID 09-USMINT-119P – Mar. 6

Washington Theological UnionCommunications DirectorMar. 7

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks a Vice President, State Affairs and Communications for their Institute for Legal Reform affiliate. Chief responsibilities: planning and execution of state initiatives, legislative advocacy, grassroots, and communications strategy. Salary to the mid/upper $100k range.

United Educators bill themselves “education’s own insurance company” – providing insurance and risk management for schools, colleges and universities. They are looking for a Director of Communications to help raise visibility and improve brand reputation. Chevy Chase/Friendship Metro-adjacent location.

This may seem slightly complicated – but there may be an opportunity for a Research Assistant (use 3821243 in keyword box) with the Center for Strategic & International Studies that is not yet (March 2) be posted on the CSIS site. Duties would include analysis of info on developments in South America and the energy/oil sector for reports/publications, etc.

A Baltimore-based international manufacturer of water testing chemicals is seeking a Communications Coordinator for researching, writing, editing, and proofreading materials for publication in a wide range of outlets: assorted newsletters, press releases, web content and promotional materials. Salary in $30k-$40 range; search managed by Synerfac Technical Staffing.

The next Policy and Communications Analyst with DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will help manage outreach to corporate contacts, Congress, stakeholders, and the public to accelerate and expand the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices. Pay = $86k-$133k, job ID HQ-09-DE-01-EE8-0530, apply by Mar. 13.

You have until March 15 to apply for the Senior Media Relations Specialist job at the Federal Reserve. Winning hire will help manage information/communications regarding Fed actions and operations to the media, trade groups and other regulatory entities. Six-plus years of specific experience in public affairs, communications, and journalism and experience in positions with significant public exposure are among the wants for this potentially high-profile posting. Hunt it down here, under the “all” category – keep scrolling to the next page until you get there.

Roll Call has a fresh Editorial Assistant opportunity for detail-oriented types ready for proofreading, production, research, and reporting duty. Of course, excellent writing/communications skills are required.

The Trust for Public Land is in search of a Budget and Appropriations Director to lead TPL's annual federal budget and appropriations work. Principal duties appear to include establishing approps/budget priorities, plus lobbying/advocacy work in support of said priorities and other issues. Not surprisingly, they’re looking for candidates with extensive proven understanding of Congressional process and significant record of achievement on budget and/or appropriations issues. They are also looking for State Director for their operations in Maine.

Currently-available with the Congressional Research Service:
Robert Weiner Public Affairs is seeking a quality Intern to help draft op-ed columns and talking points, and take care of some administrative duties, as well. The group is headed by a former Clinton administration director of public affairs.

The Army Corps of Engineers needs some help of the temporary (not to exceed 13 months) and somewhat far-flung (Winchester, Va.) varieties: Public Affairs Specialist – $49k-$113k – job ID NCFV09286745D – apply by Mar. 4.

The Synthetic Organic Chemicals Association would like to find their next Assistant Manager, Government Relations (note: link to MS Word doc) to manage their grassroots network, track/research legislative issues, and help draft reports, comments, and legislative testimony. You can also look for it here, if link doesn’t work for you.

The American Sociological Association is seeking a Governance & Information Systems Program Assistant to assist with migration of content to a new website content management system (CMS), updating and maintaining association listservs, and various other program support and admin activities. Apply by Mar. 20.

Monday's career search site: the job bank of the International Association of Business Communications, DC Chapter.

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