Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Swedish Cars to Big Trucks

Volvo is seeking your 5-to-10 years of professional experience working in Congress, the Federal government, or other government affairs positions related in environmental and energy policy, for their Director, Government Relations position. California legislative/regulatory experience is also desirable, along with substantial government, business community and interest group contacts. Can also search here, via DC location or req ID 5400BR.

George Washington University
has multiple opportunities listed under administrative/professional category – job ID also listed to help with your search:
The Arc claims to be the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – as well as the 9th most valuable non-profit brand. This is all news to us – but that shouldn’t put you off checking out their Senior Lobbyist position for the Disability Policy Collaboration, in conjunction with United Cerebral Palsy. Apply by Aug. 3.

This seems more like a member services type posting than we usually flack here, but perhaps one of you would be interested in Coordinator, Club Services job with the American Advertising Federation.

Discovery ChannelMarketing Manager – at least 3-5 years related experience in marketing/advertising position desired – can also search here, using req # 8925

Profunds Advisors is looking for an experienced Senior Writer/Communications Manager with knowledge and experience related to the financial industry and mutual fund investments/regulations.

The Maryland Department of Planning is giving you Aug. 12 tweak your CV and cover letter to show your communications experience in a planning/smart growth environment, and thus snag their Director of Communications & Education (note: pdf link) job – and $56k-$90k pay. Baltimore, MD location.

We featured the first six jobs shown with the International Center for Research on Women in our recent and much-loved Think Tank Special III. But, number 7 is new to us, and maybe to you: Business Development Associate – a six month position that involves extensive proposal writing and editing work.

Opportunities at the Crystal City HQ of PBS:
Project Concern International is looking for a Director of New Business Development. International NGO experience and at least 9 years work in the international development field are sought.

Successful boutique lobbying firm specializing in energy and environmental issues seeks government relations hire to be part of the team.

The Sierra Club is looking for a Washington DC Representative for their Beyond Coal program. Candidates should have experience planning and conducting a national level legislative campaign, including strategy, lobbying, media, and work with political leaders.

Here’s some numbers that might tempt you: $117k-$177k going to the next Assistant Director for Communications with the Census Bureau. Job ID ADOC-2009-0017, apply by Aug. 24.

Staying on the your-tax-dollars-at-work beat – check out this Public Affairs Specialist opportunity with the US Army Medical Command – $50k-$113k – job ID NCAN09496584DR – apply by Aug. 13.

This would have been a good fit for yesterday’s jr./mid-level communications specialPublic Affairs Associate with the Urban Institute. Duties include media outreach/response and work on a variety of publications and products. Two years of previous communications experience required.

We originally found this Government Relations Assistant job with commodity trading firm Louis Dreyfus Corp. via a Yahoo! hotjobs listing. We just thought you would appreciate the direct company link. Yeah, we know you don’t really care.

Have some knowledge/experience with Marine Corps Logistics Modernization and Total Life Cycle Management effort? If so, the Columbia Group wants you to apply for their Strategic Communications Specialist job. Prior Marine Corps experience and public affairs background desired.

The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation seeks a Program Officer for Policy to help identify, develop, and implement strategic opportunities to educate the public about the benefits of economic freedom – and threats against it.

The mission of the Coalition Against Big Trucks seems pretty self-explanatory to us. They seek a Grassroots Organizer to help spread the word. Extensive travel required – and probably not in big trucks.

Your Wednesday job-search tidbit – a dose of optimism to brace your efforts: CareerCast thinks that the Washington DC area is currently the best place in the country to find a job.

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