Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Don't Call

The Dept. of Interior is willing to pay senior money ($120k-$153k) to the Senior Communications Advisor hire serving as confidant and all-around best bud to the DOI Inspector General. Job ID OIG-09-68, apply by July 7.

Bipartisan government and private business consulting firm
seeks Research Assistant to perform research and analysis at varying levels of complexity. Focused, driven, highly motivated, bright self starters and A-players encouraged to apply. Champion Recruiting is leading the search.

Recently-deposed or tired-of-the-Hill congressional speechwriter? Georgetown University covets your skills and experience as Senior Speechwriter in their Office of the President.

, a self-described fast-paced D.C. telecom trade association, seeks a Vice President, Communications to oversee the PR, policy advocacy and marketing activities. We understand the HR-dept. motivation for their prominent “no phone calls, please” message, of course, but it strikes us as kinda ironic, nonetheless.

The Heart Rhythm Society seeks a Coordinator; Marketing, Communications and Membership for admin, clerical budgetary and project management duties.

MAY AT TIMES BE REQUIRED TO MOVE THROUGH CONSTRUCTION AREAS AND OTHER LOCATIONS NOT MEANT FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC (I.E, STEAM TUNNELS, ROOFS, AND CRAWL SPACES, EVENT CONSTRUCTION AREAS, ETC) – the Department of Defense probably means this as a warning/caveat, but we see it as a bonus/inducement to apply for their Special Events Coordinator job. Wide potential pay band of $49k-$113k noted. Job ID WHS-09-6354-GW, apply by July 2.

Speaking of which – we don’t plan to make event planning jobs a regular staple here, but we do think some/one of you might also be interested in the Conference Support Specialist position with the National Defense University. $48-$66k – job ID D93133 – apply by July 20.

Let’s see what’s on at PBS:
The American Iron & Steel Institute would like to see resumes with two+ years experience in legislation, regulation and/or government relations (previous Capitol Hill experience a must) for their Manager, Government Relations opportunity.

We can do this here, or we can talk down at the station. While you think it over, check out these opportunities with the International Association of Police Chiefs:
New York-based and nothing to fill your summer days? Lucky you: the Foreign Policy Association is looking for a Blogs and Social Media Intern who can join them a couple of days a week in their Manhattan lair.

The conservative-oriented crowd at the Leadership Institute put out the these calls for online communications support in early June; we just found them:
Your academic/work experience in social sciences, gerontology, public health, or a related field might translate into a stint as Program Associate with the National Council of Aging. Apply by July 8.

Trout Unlimited is casting about for a Southeast Land Protection Coordinator who is entrepreneurial, organized, and a problem-solver. Professional experience in natural resource management, land protection, and land trust operations also required.

Night owls are encouraged to apply for this Media Research Analyst position with Hill & Knowlton – work hours are listed as 10:15 pm to 4:15 am, Monday through Friday – we’re guessing they possibly mean Sunday night through Friday morning. Telecommuting and contract/consulting status noted.

How about a Business Development Coordinator job with plus-sized (4,200 employees, 28 offices) law firm Latham & Watkins?

A minimum 8 years of relevant fundraising experience, including measurable success with high-net worth donors and major gifts will earn you consideration for the Director of Development posting with the Brookings Institution. Get that sparking CV and spell-checked letter to them by July 30.

The Scottish Affairs Office has created a new Communications, Visits & Events Manager post to assist with outreach key stakeholders in the US and Canada and support senior level visitors from Scotland. Sounds pretty great to us.

American Society for Microbiology is in search of a Managing Editor to helm start-up operations of a new online-only journal. Minimum 5 years’ experience in online STM journals publishing, including minimum 1 year’s experience with a web-based manuscript submission and peer review system desired. Low-to-mid $80k salary range.

Your Wednesday job-search resource: the robust and often-updated international development jobs database from the folks at Dev Zone.

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