Friday, May 8, 2009

Mr. Drysdale

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is seeking a Legislative & Policy Analyst for their FDA/Healthcare Regulation Practice Group. Your primary responsibility will be to provide assistance/research for attorneys and clients on federal legislative and regulatory projects.

The hipsters at Kimpton Hotels are in search of a Regional Director of Online Marketing to lead proactive, effective online marketing and distribution efforts. Winning hire is more than welcome to comp me a couple drinks at one of these cool spots.

The Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (we’re in favor of that) has a new President, and they’ve created a new position – Senior Administrative Assistant – to make sure everything goes smoothly and swimmingly for her. Staffing Advisors is helming the hunt.

Strategic Media Services is looking for an experienced Online Media Buyer with TV and radio buying experience a plus. Please have at least two years experience in researching, planning and buying online campaigns on your resume. Or be able to fake it.*

We like to tease our friends at the World Bank – we think of them as blustery Drysdales to our folksy Clampetts. Nonetheless, we admire their StAR (Stolen Asset Recovery) Initiative, implemented to encourage and facilitate timely return of corruptly acquired assets, and further curtail safe havens for the proceeds of corruption. So, take a look at the Senior Public Sector Specialist position available there, and see if you’re willing or able to help. Apply by May 20.

Newly posted opportunities from Verizonsearch here, in DC location for more background, or go directly to:
Mystery financial services company seeks Government Affairs Specialist to research/monitor legislative and policy developments. They’re looking for 1-2 years experience and working knowledge of the legislative process.

Peace X Peace
(as in: peace by peace) is in search of a Program Director to lead the promotion of women’s perspectives and solutions for peace building by leveraging cutting edge communications and technology. Minimum 8-10 years in program development and evaluation, and an MA degree or equivalent work experience in international development, gender studies or related field is required. Apply by May 31.

The Center for Reproductive Rights has enlisted Isaacson, Miller to help them find a Director of Government Relations and Communications. This DC-based (don’t let the “location” at top of description fool you) position is apparently reserved for a leader of exceptional commitment, vision, courage, judgment, and willingness to challenge the status quo. Not quite that visionary or courageous? They also have NY-based slots for a Legal Program Associate and Director of Finance (apply by May 15 for the latter).

Aligent Technologies is seeking a Director of Government Relations to advocate for their Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis operations. Your solid technical credentials would look best with advanced degree in related fields to Life Sciences, complimented with a degree in physics/chemistry, along with strong working knowledge of federal agencies, congressional practices. Established regulatory contacts a plus – aren’t they always? Search here, using req # 2030284 if link not compliant.

Accenture’s books are short one Government Relations Senior Specialist (search job number 00073814 or DC location). Heavy emphasis on research, analysis and representation on higher education and workforce development acts and legislation, and working with trade association/coalition peers.

Complete your application by May 13 for the Associate Director, Government Relations position with the Maryland Association of Counties. Requirements include excellent writing and oral communication skills, post graduate or law degree, familiarity with Maryland state and local government, computer proficiency. And, as you might guess, it’s in Annapolis.

General Electric has some intriguing new DC-based opportunities:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is looking for an Ethics Program Administrator to help keep them on the straight-and-narrow path. Baltimore/Woodlawn location – $86k-$113k – job ID HHS-CM-OOM-2009-0045 – apply by May 19.

It is apparently policy analyst-hiring season at the Center for Law and Social Policy:
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine has room for a Government Relations Associate to join them in the Chevy Chase offices. One to three years of professional experience desired, association government relations/advocacy/lobbying experience preferred.

Friday’s job-search resource asks and answers the question: What Twitter applications should you use for your job hunt?, per career coach/consultants at Keppie Careers.

* Probably won't work. On the other hand, what have you got to lose?

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