Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Uncompromising and Fearless

Kiplinger – proud publishers of The Kiplinger Letter and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine – tout their 88-year-old history, high editorial standards, collegial working environment and excellent benefits; they seek to share it all with a Managing Editor for their website operation and a Writer/Editor for special projects. Personal finance experience/knowledge sought for both positions.

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership are casting their nets* for a Director of Research and Education Programs (scroll down to find). Ph.D. or equivalent experience in a relevant field and a minimum of ten years experience in scientific research and scientific program/project management are among the requirements. Intern opportunities (scroll down even farther) also available. We also found this Policy Associate (note: pdf link) opportunity with the American Geological Institute via the Consortium site.

The Association of Small Business Development Centers is seeking a President/Chief Executive Officer with executive-level experience at a non-profit, public or government program, and a track record of interacting/working with Congress, legislators and federal agencies. Experience in human resource management, financial reporting and budgeting, trade show management, and marketing required. Apply by April 17.

Still hunting for that summer internship? You might try looking for Intern opportunities among the Time Warner family of companies (including AOL, CNN, Time Warner Corporate). Just searching the intern category brought up over 160 internships nationwide, with nearly 50 in the DC area. The Time Warner careers site can seem a little tricky at first, but be patient and you’ll figure it out.

There are also a lot of Intern availabilities with the online division of the Washington Post Co. – for example, here’s a recently-posted one (apply by Mar. 16) with their operation.

You might have to register with (free, painless, and they don’t spam you) to see this Senior Correspondent, Washington DC gig with Al Jazeera. They claim their journalism is uncompromising and fearless – and you should be, too.

The Land Trust Alliance helps promote and harness the preservation activities of 1,600 land trusts nationwide. They list an opening for a Development Associate in their DC offices, and also reference opportunities with local land trusts (scroll to bottom) around the nation.

Staying on great outdoors beat, the US Forest Service seeks a Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist to lead communications and media relations activities. Pay is in the $102k-$133k range. Job ID ADS09-OC-EA-OC-000054G, apply by Apr. 16. The downside for many of you: this position may only be available to “status candidates” – see link for more details. appears to be a just-starting nonpartisan debate/discussion website. They are looking for all sorts of Intern assistance, of the unpaid type.

A nameless (but “top ten”) PR agency is seeking a Vice President, Government & Public Affairs with strong DC media and lobbying contacts and a strategic public relations background. New York's O’Hare + Associates are leading this search.

The Obesity Society is looking for a talented, motivated, and organized Communications Assistant. The ideal candidate will perform a variety of organizational and admin duties, including developing promotional materials, newsletters and web content.

Christian anti-hunger advocates Bread for the World want resumes for their Online Communications Associate opportunity by March 20. Online communications experience, including blogging or social networking is desired, along with knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.

Our online job searcher's resource of the day is the employment page for The Hill – which, as of today’s writing, features a couple dozen jobs including:
  • Staff Director/Chief Counsel - House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
  • Director, Federal Government Affairs – National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • Unknown employer – Govt. Affairs Executive Assistant
* we are seldom able to resist a pun when dealing with jobs related to the life aquatic.

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