Monday, May 11, 2009

Green Bottle

Let's start your Monday off with previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

Open Society InstituteSenior Policy Analyst – Eurasia-related issues – May 11

Maryland Association of CountiesAssociate Director, Government Relations May 13

Jack Kent Cooke FoundationExecutive DirectorMay 15

Susan P. Byrnes Health Education CenterDirector of Marketing – York, Pa. – May 15

Style WeeklyArts & Culture Editor – Richmond, Va. – May 15

Census BureauMedia Specialist – $60k-$95k – job ID 23-09-D10-239 – May 15

George Mason University
American Civil Liberties Union Media Relations Associate – New York – May 15

Center for Reproductive RightsDirector of Finance – New York – May 15

Brookings Institution:
The Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation seeks multi-faceted, high-energy individual to fill the Marketing Manager position for this small but aggressive business development organization. $35k-$40k, apply by May 26.

We found this neat-sounding Department of Energy Policy and Communications Analyst position ($102k-$133k – job ID 09-DOECFO-006-2 – apply by May 14) through the new Recovery Jobs segment of – but we’re a little disappointed that it’s only open to current DOE Headquarters Employees with Competitive Status.

The good news – however, is that we did find a few publicly-available jobs among the recovery-related offerings that might interest you:
The Open Society Institute is giving you until May 29 to get your CV in shape for their Policy Analyst for African Affairs position, where you’ll develop advocacy strategies to influence public opinion and US government policy on Africa – and then carry them out. They also have multiple New York-based intern and program positions available.

Fenton Communications is looking for Senior Vice President (scroll down to find) candidates with a strong network of players in progressive politics and a track record for securing new business in an agency setting. Ten+ years experience in public interest communications, or demonstrated equivalent experience, with preference for experience in advocacy/political public relations required. Chaloner Associates leads the search.

Among your duties as Space Policy Analyst for SAIC: Develop responses to Congressionally Directed Space Cadre and Space Industrial Base taskings – and – rovide technical, analytic, and managerial support to create synergy across the industrial base, academia, labs, the space science and technology (S&T) sector, and government space stakeholders to enable National Security Space. It all sounds pretty great to us. Top Secret/SCI w/ CI Polygraph required. Can also search here, using req ID 146192.

Crossroads United Methodist Church (Ashburn, Va.) is looking for a Communications and Connections Director. If thou art chosen, you’ll develop and implement a well-focused strategic communication plan that encompasses all media types, is that extends their discipleship strategy, and will also oversee the development of new ‘virtual church’/website.

Catholic Relief Services is seeking Director of Communications to pilot a strategic communications plan that increases CRS' visibility, and oversee the development of a comprehensive social media operation. You’ll lead a staff of 12 – just as the fellow who ran this organization as a start-up did a couple of millennia back. Baltimore location.

We go from the church to the pew – the Pew Charitable Trusts, to be precise – where their flock is short one Senior Associate, Communications. Four to eight years of media relations experience in the public policy and/or nonprofit arena desired; experience in a public relations firm and/or on Capitol Hill is a plus.

Hilton Hotels is moving their corporate offices from Beverly Hills to Fairfax. Accordingly, there are several new opportunities potentially available. Here’s a sampling of marketing/communications jobs posted in the last month (search, under “corporate” link, using ID number or DC metro location):
You’ll have to relocate to White Plains, NY to become Media Brand Director for Heineken USA – but surely one of is willing to leave your DC-life behind to promote green bottle lifestyle. Among your duties: propose new and innovative ways to reach our target consumer segments – like perhaps generous corporate sponsorships for well-loved public affairs jobs websites.

Does this sound like you: MA or ABD (PhD candidate) in international affairs or related area required with emphasis on Chinese politics and foreign policy? Native-level proficiency in English, and high proficiency in Mandarin Chinese? If so, the Brookings Institution would your resume by May 25 for their Research Assistant position. Upper $30k – lower $40k range.

The Society for Neuroscience has the call out for:
Audible - a wholly owned subsidiary of located in Newark NJ seeks a Communications Specialist to implement research and communications projects as for the CEO – blogging, speechwriting, media monitoring, report-writing, and the like. Can also search here, using job # 37161.

Monday's job search tool is exec search firm Witt-Kieffer, who appear to specialize in placements for healthcare and academic non-profits (look under practice areas to find current searches).

1 comment:

JobSearchNinja said...

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