Monday, September 14, 2009

Defying Despots & Dictators

Welcome to the job-seek week. First, opportunities closing by Sunday:

Office of Financial Stability/TARP ProgramSpecial Assistant – $50k-$95k – job ID 09-DO-647DH – Sept. 14

National Science Foundation Public Affairs Specialist – $102k-$133k – job ID LPA-2009-0006 – Sept. 14

United Nations FoundationExecutive Director, Communications & Public AffairsSept. 15

National Association of Counties
Project Manager – mid-high $50k – Sept. 15

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Assistant Director of DevelopmentSept. 15


Wyss FoundationGrants & Office ManagerSept. 15

Montgomery County (MD) Government – these appear to be open to current or RIF’d MoCo employees only

Dept. of Energy/Office of Solar Energy TechnologyEnergy Technology Program Specialist – $86k-$113k – job ID HQ-09-DE-24-EE9-0268 – Sept. 17

AARPSenior Manager, Media Relations – economic security issues – Sept. 17

Agency for International Development
Policy Analyst – $120k-$153k – job ID AID-09-0160A-TS – Sept. 17

Management Sciences for Health
Admin Coordinator – Center for Pharmaceutical Management – Sept. 18

Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServiceVisual Information Specialist – $50k-$65k – job ID 090157 – Sept. 18

City of Alexandria, Va.
Museum Aide – $27k-$45k – Sept. 18 (5:00 pm)

Association of Washington CitiesLegislative Advocate – $80k range – Olympia, WA – Sept. 18

Chesapeake Bay TrustAdmin Assistant (see job announcements on right side of homepage) – $25k-$30k – Annapolis, MD – Sept. 18

Virginia Diabetes CouncilExecutive Director – currently notes Charlottesville, Va. contact location, but appears can be based elsewhere in Virginia. Part-time/contractor position – Sept. 20

American Bird ConservancyDirector of Public RelationsSept. 20

Freedom House – defying despots and dictators since 1941 – has an opening for a Congressional Liaison Officer along with several other program & admin opportunities available.

We’re a little skeptical about jobs found via please register with us before applying sites – but our sources (unimpeachable, really) tell us this Managing Director, New Business/Govt. Contracts opportunity with Burson-Marsteller is active and available. If you have the expertise and contacts needed to help their client base win government-related business, we suggest you send your inquiries or cover letter/resume to jessica[dot]bayer [at] bm[dot]com.

Technology-based Internet-nonprofit Network for Good is seeking a Vice President for Product Marketing with exceptional project management skill and experience in product strategy, marketing, and reviewing requirements – preferably in the nonprofit sector.

Latest opportunities at Georgetown University:
Laborers National Pension & Retirement FundsGeneral Clerk/Receptionist - $36k

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington are putting out the call for a new Vice President, Marketing & Communications oversee public relations, branding and imaging, media relations, events, website management, as well as internal and external communications. BGCGW also has several other full- and part-time education and program management opportunities available throughout the region.

We just found this Communications/External Relations Internship with Radio Free Asia (at right) – get your application in today, Sept. 14.

The PICO Network – community organizers of the faith-based variety – has a spot available for a Program Associate with a degree of tech-savvy and strong research & writing skills.

(Advocacy to Control Tuberculosis Internationally) is looking for an experienced Advocacy Campaign Director to lead its global efforts to increase political will to control tuberculosis and TB-HIV. Winning hire will have track record of developing, driving and managing successful public policy advocacy strategies in conjunction with civil society. DC-based, but we’re betting you’ll also rack up the frequent-flyer miles with this job.

New Media Strategies is looking for an Executive Assistant with 5-7+ years experience supporting a senior-level executive or official and a background that includes organizational management, strategic administrative support and event management.

CAQH – aka the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare – has a spot open for a Director of Communications. We imagine it’s yet another not-in-the-news, walk-in-the-park, low-stress, nine-to-five healthcare advocacy related job.

A couple new Seattle-based opportunities with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:
The Manager for Government Affairs, IberoAmerica is responsible for developing The Washington Center's expansion in Mexican state governments as well as developing financial resources through government contracts. Experience working with government officials in Mexico, and bilingual/Spanish language required.

MedStar HealthAssistant Vice President, Community Relations – Columbia, MD – can also search here (search job category "all")

The crew at the Baltimore-based College Savings Plan of Maryland describe their Public Affairs Officer job as as great opportunity for financial professional with public relations background. Find out for yourself: apply by Sept. 28.

You know what sounds cool to us? (Of course you do – we can never keep that info to ourselves.) This Executive Director opportunity with the Association of Film Commissioners International. Note: their office is currently located in Cheyenne, Wyoming - but will probably change to another North American location (your basement?) in the near future. Staff currently resides in multiple locations.

Food & Drug AdministrationPolicy Analyst – $86k-$133k – job ID PH-09-JL-281615 COMP/MP – apply by Sept. 24

Monday’s search resource: we see more and more jobs posted on LinkedIn’s main job board, and there are also job postings in many of the sub groups there – such as A US Government Affairs & Public Affairs Group or the Public Relations & Communications Professionals group.

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