Friday, October 30, 2009

You'll be Running the Place

Ranch-hands, Boatswain's Mates, Deputy Associate Administrators - Friday's hard-rocking and mind-blowing DCPA+CJ has 'em all.

CitiLegislative Analyst – requires Law degree, membership in any state bar, and at least 2 years of legal or government relations experience, preferably in the financial services industry. Can also search here, using job # 09021871.

Trade in your significant political acumen and established bi-partisan contacts on Capitol Hill, relevant agencies and the Administration for a fresh-from-the-showroom Director, Federal Government Affairs model from the Auto Alliance.

American Physical Therapy Association
Intern opportunities (pdf) – apply by Nov. 1

The American College of Radiology has some desks to man in Reston:
Today, Oct. 30, is the application deadline for the ACLU’s Fall/Winter Communications Intern slot. Summer 2010 Legal Intern opportunity (no deadline shown) also noted, along with Summer 2010 Legal Internship, National Prison Project – apply by Nov. 7.

Intergovernmental Relations Legislative & Policy Analyst
for Montgomery County, MD., in support of their Health & Human Services Division. $64k-$108k – apply by Nov. 5.

Office of the Director of National IntelligenceHuman Capitol Policy Analyst – $86k-$113k – job ID – apply by Nov. 23 – we imagine this is one HR-related job where you get to both figuratively and literally decide who gets whacked.

Here’s a particularly-friendly job announcement from the folks at the Pulmonary Hypertension AssociationAdvocacy & Awareness Associate. 2-4 years work experience is among their wants. Intern opportunities of every season also available – apply by Nov. 30 for Winter Term.

A lot of job and intern opportunities currently listed by the Humane Society, including:
Textile Rental Services AssociationPresident – compensation: $150k, and free tablecloths at your daughter’s wedding reception, we imagine

Historic Ships in Baltimore seek a loyal and true Director of Development to join their crew. $30k-$40k. You might also be interested in our first-ever (and last, we hope) listing for a Boatswain’s Mate.

For your far-flung Friday needs - the Kentucky Leadership Initiative (Lexington, KY) is giving you until Nov. 2 to apply for their Program Coordinator position. $31k-$50k. To paraphrase George Taylor: in six months, you'll probably be running the place.

Senior Policy Analyst, Multilateral Affairs – that’s a title that would look on your business card. Apply for this DC-based post by Nov. 20 to your future overlords at the Open Society Initiative, or check out the opportunities in the New York office:
Come on board with us and take a journey that will challenge your mind - it seems like the kind of offer you might normally get from the Amboy Dukes – but it this case, it’s the Federal Railroad Administration as they offer this consciousness-raising and wallet-fattening Deputy Associate Administrator for Regulatory and Legislative Operations gig – $117-$177k – job ID FRA-10-04 – apply by Nov. 27.

Enter data, help save Cheetahs: that sounds pretty good to us – Data Entry AssistantCheetah Conservation Fund – temporary/contract position – apply by Nov. 6.

Today's resource - the job board of the National Council of Nonprofits.

We leave you with this reprise: 40 years later, and still getting it done.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

It's the last Thursday of Jobstoberfest*

EDIT - 3:30 pm - we just found this closing Oct. 30 temporary Editor/Proofreader opportunity with the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond. Nov. 30 to mid-Jan. $17/hr. pay grade. Note: you may have to take you application there by hand at this point; also, we were unable to find this via Commonwealth of Virginia employment website. After thinking about it, this all seems like more trouble than it's worth.

A communications-rich just-the-jobs Thursday edition:

1) Ambulatory Surgery AssociationGrassroots Manager

2-4) American Forest Foundation:
5-11) American Institutes for Research:
12) The Association of Union ContractorsManager of Communications - $60k-$75k

13) DHS/Customs & Border PatrolPublic Information Specialist – $60k-$79k – job ID IHC-291819 JEB PN – apply by Nov. 9

14) DC Chamber of Commerce Government Relations & Public Policy Advisor

15) Discovery CommunicationsManager, Publicity

16) Fairfax County GovernmentCommunications Specialist – Dept. of Family Services – part-time – $24-$40/hr. – apply by Nov. 6

17) Fund for American StudiesGrant Writer – $35k-$50k – via Talent Market

18) Freddie MacStrategic Communications Manager (search ID 203872 or communications job family)

19) Georgetown UniversityProgram Officer – Near East and South Asia Undergraduate Exchange Program – Arabic language skills a plus

20) Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist - $102k-$133k – job ID 10WA2-CLX018-1035-14NM – apply by Nov. 9

21-24) Inova Health System:
25) Law firm of the unknown typeCommunications Manager – $100k-$130k – search managed by Bonnie Jones Associates

26) Loumar EnterprisesPublic Affairs Media Communications Specialist

27) Millennium PharmaceuticalsManager/Sr. Manager Government Relations & Public Policy – note: less-than-fresh (9/18) listing, but we just found it

28) Mystery GOP Senate officeDeputy Press Secretary

29) Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $41k-$61k – job ID DPC9-A0169-JP – apply by Nov. 3

30) Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Officer, Research – Pew Health Group

31) Richmond Va. Association of RealtorsCommunications Coordinator

32) St. John’s Episcopal SchoolCommunications Coordinator – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

33) Unknown; perhaps government contracting-relatedCommunications Specialist – search managed by SiloSmashers

34-36) World Bank:
* Obviously, we were pretty hard-up for a clever title today.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Faster Cures, Fair Chances - and Ploughshares!

Child Fund International – this Richmond, Va.-based group was founded in 1938 to help children displaced by war between China & Japan. Join them in their greatly-expanded mission:
Council on State GovernmentsAdmin Assistant (pdf) – $35k-$43k

We’re all in favor of beating swords into ploughshares – but what the hell are we going to do with all of those ploughshares? Whatever your answer, we suggest not posing the question at your interview with nuclear weapon opponents at the Ploughshare Fund for:
We’re pretty convinced we (and you) would feel good about being a part of FasterCures, whose mission is to identify and implement global solutions to accelerate the process of discovery and clinical development of new therapies for the treatment of deadly and debilitating diseases. Here’s your chance:
Weber Shandwick’s Octagon sports/talent management operation has permanent & temporary marketing-related opportunities. Try to figure out which one we would covet.
Three-to-five years graphic design experience, along with Mac desktop publishing & Photoshop chops will earn you consideration for the Graphic Designer/Assistant Director of Communications job with the Amalgamated Transit Union.

Executive Director of Undergraduate Programs (use posting # 0601471) with George Washington University – strategically develops programs and opportunities that encourage the continuing affiliation of undergraduate business alumni via constituency management, outreach, marketing and promotional efforts. GW is also looking for a Photographer, University Relations (0601486) @ $15/hr.

Two new opportunities with the United Nations Foundation:
American Chemistry CouncilCoordinator, Advocacy and Industry Statistics – you get to hang out with the PIPS - Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics Group.

Staying on the periodic table beat – American Chemical Society:
Kinghorn, Hilbert & Associates LLC, a non-partisan government consulting firm located on Capitol Hill, has an immediate opening for a legislative/lobbying position focusing on defense, transportation, R&D, appropriations and federal grants. There’s a joke in here somewhere about their stodgy, old-school-sounding firm name, but we can’t quite come up with it.

Better jump on this 19-day-old Media Policy Coordinator posting with Ion Media Networks before your friends do. Like right now.

The Atlas Economic Research Institute is currently seeking a highly organized, detail oriented Executive Administrative Assistant to work directly with the President/CEO.

Madeleine Albright, Terry Sanford, Cyrus Vance, Edmund Muskie, Michael Barnes, Leon Panetta and Tim Roemer are your predecessors as President of the Center for National Policy. Search managed by Russell Reynolds Associates.

National Endowment for Democracy
Assistant to the Vice President for Government Relations & Public Affairs – the ideal candidate will possess degree in international affairs, politics, or a similar field, along with a strong interest in promoting democracy worldwide. Also seeking part-time Web Communications Assistant; WordPress/Drupal experience helpful.

Population Reference BureauProgram Assistant, International Programs

The Red Cross seeks dynamic and experienced candidates for probably pretty challenging Director of International Communications job. French and/or Spanish language skills especially desired. Can also search here, using 8037BR. Also on their wish list: Specialist, Federal Relations (8027BR).

Got 15 hours a week to help under-served youth of DC? You could be an Intern (communications, program or development) with Fair Chance. Grad students preferred.

Today's resource: career advice and jobs of the progressive, lefty variety from – and Halloween costume advice, too. We're going as #47 on their list, just like we do every year.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Spring 2010 Intern Special

November appears to be prime season for Spring Intern application deadlines, so it's time bring you a selection of (mostly) DC Intern jobs/opportunities as our Tuesday special.

The operative word here is selection. You can unearth more organizations and opportunities by using our previous Summer Intern extravaganza to find more targets for your sparkling resumes and thoughtful application letters, or use some of our earlier industry-focused editions to identify prospects:
Also worth checking out:

Please note: some of these following links will take you to outdated info; it is the most recent material we could find, and in many cases will probably be updated soon.

We welcome any additions or corrections from HR or Intern-program staff at these or other groups. Contact info at right under about me.

1) AARP Magazine and AARP in general
2) AIPAC – Nov. 13
3) Altria Corp (search req # 11112BR)
4) American Bar Association
5) American Bus Association Foundation
6) American Bankers Association
7) American Diabetes Association
8) American Enterprise Institute
9) American Foreign Policy Council – Nov. 15
10) American Heritage Publishing
11) APCO Worldwide – Nov. 11
12) Avisar
13) Atlantic Council of the US – Dec. 1
14) Atlantic Media
15) British Embassy – apply by Nov. 15
16) Brookings Institution – also available: Fellowship info
17) Burson-Marsteller
18) Capitol Hill opportunities via Hill Zoo
19) Carnegie Endowment for World Peace
20) Cato Institute – Nov. 1
21) Center for Defense Information (pdf) – Nov. 15
22) Central Intelligence Agency – Summer 2010 employment deadline is Nov. 1
23) Center for International Policy – Nov. 20
24) Center for National Policy
25) Center for Responsive Politics – Jan. 1
26) Center for Technology & National Security Policy – Dec. 1
27) Center for Strategic & International Studies
28) CNN (scroll down for extensive listing) – Nov. 18
29) Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
30) Congressional Management Foundation
31) Conservation International (scroll down)
32) Council on Foreign Relations
33) C-SPAN
34) Cystic Fibrosis Association – MD-based and national opportunities
35) Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – Nov. 6
36) Democratic National Committee – Dec. 1
37) Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
38) Discovery Networks
39) EarthJustice – Intern and Law Clerk opportunities nationwide
40) Economic Strategy Institute
41) Edelman PR
42) Eisenhower Institute – Dec. 1
43) Ethics & Public Policy Center – Nov. 15
44) Farm Sanctuary – Watkins Glen, NY and elsewhere
45) Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (search Intern category) – no DC opportunities currently shown – NY and other locations available
46) Fleishman-Hillard
47) Foreign Policy Association – New York
48) FOX Networks (search Internships) – currently not showing any DC opportunities, but we think they will have National Geographic Channel opportunities at some later point
49) Food & Water Watch
50) Foundation on Economic Trends
51) Freedom Forum
52) FreedomWorks
53) The Fund for Peace
54) Generations United
55) Greenpeace – Nov. 30
56) GreenShape LLC
57) Hager-Sharp – apply in Nov.
58) HALT (Help Abolish Legal Tyranny)
59) Henry L. Stimson Center – Nov. 15
60) Heritage Foundation – Nov. 1
61) Human Rights First
62) Human Rights Watch – Nov. 1 for DC – other locations available – don’t miss the “next page” tab at bottom
63) Hudson Instituteother opportunities appear available or forthcoming
64) Institute for Policy Studies
65) InterAmerican Dialogue – Dec. 1
66) InterAction
67) International Action
68) Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
69) Ketchum PR – Nov. 1
70) LogiCreative Design (pdf)
71) Magazine Group
72) Marine Conservation Biology Institute – Nov. 20
73) Marmillion + Company – DC and New Orleans
74) Middle East Institute – Nov. 15
75) Migration Policy Institute – Nov. 15
76) Monterey Institute/James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies – Nov. 15
77) National Alliance of Community Development Associations
78) National Association of County & City Health Officials
79) National Democratic Institute
80) National Governors Association – updated info not yet available
81) National Institute for Public Policy
82) National Republican Congressional Committee – no Spring info yet
83) National Marrow Donor Program
84) National Security Archive – Dec. 1
85) New America Foundation – Dec. 10
86) Nixon Center – Dec. 15
87) Octagon – sports/entertainment talent management
88) One Economy Corp.
89) People for the American Way
90) Progressive Policy Institute
91) Red Cross
92) Republican National Committee – Dec. 15
93) Resources for the Future
94) Reston Association
95) Results Educational Fund
96) Sustainable Agricultural Coalition
97) United Press International
98) Urban Institute
99) US Institute for Peace – Research Assistant positions for DC-area undergrads only
100) US-Saudi Business Council – Nov. 30
101) Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond, Va. – Nov. 15
102) Volunteers of America
103) Washington Institute for Near East Study – Nov. 1 noted for one of the positions
104) Women Empowered Against Violence
105) Woodrow Wilson International Center – Nov. 2
106) World Resource Institute – scroll down
107) Worldwatch Institute
108) World Wildlife Fund

Monday, October 26, 2009

Take This Job and .....

A nice selection of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

Dept. of the Army, Office of the Chief of Staff
Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $120k-$153k – job ID NEHT09747671D – Oct. 26

World Bank:
Architect of the Capitol:
United Nations FoundationAssociate Director, Bioenergy, Climate Policy and Sustainability InitiativesOct. 28

Brookings Institution Communications Director – for Global Economy and Development program – low-$70k to low-$80k – Oct. 30

The Franciscan Center
Director of Development – Baltimore, MD – Oct. 30

Reproductive Health Technologies ProjectSenior Associate, Programs & PolicyOct. 30

Chesapeake Bay FoundationStaff Attorney – Richmond, Va. – Oct. 31

Federal Reserve/Board of Governors
Congressional Liaison Assistant – $52k-$65k – job ID 7187 – Oct. 31

Center for Public IntegrityCommunications Manager – $55k – Oct. 31

American Rivers seeks a Conservation Associate to support their Clean Water program as well as provide program and admin support to the GR department and senior management.

Law school grad with deferred associate status? The National Wildlife Federation could use your skills as a staff Lawyer, on a pro-bono basis, starting in 2010. Think of it as a chance to atone in advance for all the super-evil lawyering you are planning in the future. Other NWF opportunities include:
HalliburtonSenior Manager, Government Relations (use 00149814 in keyword box, or functional area General:Legal)

Take this job, and supersize it! McDonaldsDirector of Government Relations – your responsibilities include the development of relationships between corporate & US representatives and government decision-makers, with an emphasis on the Congressional Hispanic caucus, Spanish proficiency is preferred. Note – if you search here, using government relations category, you’ll see the posted within last 7 days notation applied to this job (at least as of 10/25). We also found this Manager of Communications posting for the Pittsburgh, PA region.

One of our typical job titles: Director/VP for Policy & Government Relations – in an atypical locale: Denver, CO. The employer in question: non-profit group Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (aka McRel)

A lesson in search persistence – this recent and relevant-to-you Communications Manager opportunity with ITT Defense Electronics can also be found here, by searching VA, Dulles location, but it does not show in the DC Metro Area search.

The Community College of Baltimore County has $54k-$67k set aside for their Director of Development & Alumni Relations (search professional category or job ID 2008211) hire. Dundalk, MD.

Your future is to College Board as qualified is to:
Satellite communications company Iridium has the call out for a Public Relations Contractor to help out with temporary PR support. Your roll up the sleeves and get it done mindset would be particularly valuable.

Teach for AmericaManaging Director, Public Policy & Advocacy Initiative – DC is among the possibilities for this location-flexible opportunity.

The Brookings Institution seeks:
Ugh – how did we miss this month-old Political Action Representative job with the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME, you know)? $60k-$107k. Please accept this newer Communications Assistant opportunity in Lexington, KY as compensation, as well as a link to a bunch of admin and organizing positions in DC and nationwide

Center for International Private Enterprise:
At first glance, this Development Associate slot with Restore Estuaries looks particularly un-fresh. But, we’ve seen an email-based notice of this opportunity with an apply by Nov. 20, 2009 tagline attached. is in hiring mode:
We have no idea of the vintage/freshness of this Copywriter, Marketing Communications Team listing with TESSCO, nor do we know of what exactly they are The Total Source ®, and we have little clue of where Lutherville, MD lies.

Share our Strength invites you to consider a career that makes a difference:
Scroll down to find new Receptionist and Executive Assistant openings with the American Chiropractic Association – other admin/membership type opportunities available, as well.

The U.S. Saudi Business Council seeks a Project Analyst with excellent knowledge of trade and investment issues in the Middle East. Starting comp: $40k-$43k. They’re also recruiting a Business Analyst for the Riyadh office.

Nothing shown in the DC offices, but we found a couple new listings at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York (since just last week):

Friday, October 23, 2009

Friday w/ Your Favorite

Happy Friday from your favorite public affairs and communications jobs resource!

Treasury Dept./Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration
Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $120k-$153k – job ID 10-TIGTA-004P – apply by Nov. 3

Currently sought by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:
The McIntire School of Commerce Foundation at the University of Virginia is in search of an Assistant Director, Graduate Marketing & Admissions (scroll down) to help lure aspirants for their Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology Program to leafy and generally-all-around-pleasant Charlottesville, Va.

The American Forest & Paper Association ISO Manager, State Government Affairs – and also still broadcast interest in Director of Government Affairs candidates – perhaps the same position as this one we noted back in August.

Federal Reserve/Board of GovernorsCongressional Liaison Assistant – $52k-$65k – job ID 7187 – apply by Oct. 31

The open period for Contract Specialist with the Congressional Budget Office runs to March 10, 2010 – we’re guessing they’ll fill it earlier than that, however. This $50k-$80k opportunity is a little off of our usual track, but we imagine one of you has the two years' experience in government purchasing or contracting they seek. More CBO job info/opportunities here.

A caveat – we think we’ve seen a lot of these many opportunities with the World Resources Institute previously listed, even a good ways back. Unfortunately, the blogger search feature isn’t very effective of late, so it's hard for us to double-check.

Recent offerings from Management Sciences for Health:
We think this is a new one: GooglePolicy Associate, Public Policy & Government Relations – and we’re certain we haven’t seen the Academic Relations Manager listing before.

For your far-flung-Friday needs, take a look at Sierra ClubAssociate Press Secretary – one year term – Los Angeles, CA

And, staying with that interest area and locale: Climate Policy InitiativeCommunications Director – San Francisco, CA – search managed by California Environmental Associates

Holy ____, this sounds great: Experimental Aircraft AssociationDirector of Corporate Communications – and also available, Manager for Convention Administration (a pretty cool convention, we're certain) – Oshkosh, WI. These people have their own B-17, for chrissakes! We're jealous of you already.

Have 10 years of experience with healthcare programs, humanitarian assistance from relief to developments, and work with civil society capacity building RFPs? Proposal Writer with the International Medical Corps might be your thing.

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education NetworkPublic Policy Associate, State & Federal – opportunities in New York also available

Their links seem a little messed-up this a.m., but don't let that put you off checking out this Senior Policy Coordinator slot with the DC Primary Care Association.

The American Medical Association is set to add another Lobbyist to the roster. Must have at least two years experience as: an administrative assistant or legislative assistant to a Member of Congress; staff to a congressional committee; or legislative representative for another organization. Can also search here.

The Director, External Affairs for First Wind will establish a series of effective, credible relationships with key members of the community, including public officials of the elected and appointed varieties.

AT&T is calling for an Assistant to support three lobbyists in their federal relations office.

SEIU/United Healthcare Workers East has enlisted the Potomac Group to help them find a media-savvy Senior Communications Coordinator (pdf) with commitment to labor/progressive ideals. High $60k – Baltimore, MD.

Vegas, baby! Las Vegas Sands CorpCoordinator of Political & Community Outreach – and yes, it's actually located in Las Vegas, NV (as in: you ust be able to work in a fast-paced, busy environment) – you can also search here, under legal category for more info.

Forget the Friday career resource, forget Jobstoberfest! and celebrate your own personal Octoberfest at the long-awaited and newly-opened ChurchKey plus Birch&Barley in DC.

Thursday, October 22, 2009


Fifty fine finds for this just-the-jobs Thursday edition, starting with two closing-Friday opportunities.

1) Customs & Border Protection/DHSCongressional Liaison Specialist – $41k-$95k – job ID IHC 286914 JEB PN – apply by Oct. 23

2) Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsAnnual Fund Manager – Richmond, Va. – apply by Oct. 23

3-4) American Association for Cancer Research – Philadelphia, PA
5) American Council on EducationAdmin Assistant – part-time

6) American Land Title AssociationExecutive Assistant

7-12) Amnesty International:
13-14) Annie E. Casey Foundation – Baltimore, MD
15-16) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – search by location or req #:
17) Bladder Cancer Advocacy NetworkMarketing & Development Coordinator (pdf)

18) Booz Allen HamiltonCommunity Relations Manager (search job number 01081931)

19-20) Catholic University (scroll down):
21) Center for Public IntegrityCommunications Manager – $55k – apply by Oct. 31

22) Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationState Legislative Counsel

23) Council of Better Business BureausSenior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer – apply by Nov. 16

24) CoStar GroupReceptionist

26-29) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:
30) Dept. of the Army, Office of the Chief of StaffSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $120k-$153k – job ID NEHT09747671D – apply by Oct. 26

31-32) Ford Foundation – New York:
33-35) Georgetown University:
36) GOP Northern Virginia House of Delegates CampaignGet-Out-the-Vote Coordinators – now to Nov. 3 – $15/hr.

37) HerbalifeGovernment Affairs Specialist (search DC location or job number 090466)

38-39) Lutheran World Relief – Baltimore, MD
40) Merritt GroupAccount Exec/Senior Account Exec

41) Multistate AssociatesResearch Analyst – upper $30k to low $40k

42-43) Mystery law firms – via Pat Taylor & Associates – please see note
44) National Marrow Donor ProgramMultiple communications and development opportunities available in the Minneapolis, MN HQ and elsewhere

45) National Association of RealtorsCommercial Real Estate Policy Representative

46-47) PBS:
48) TigerComm PRAdmin Assistant

49) University of MarylandCoordinator for Student Engagement and Philanthropy

50) Westover ConsultantsSocial Media Professional – temp-to-permanent opportunity

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Of Meter Maids & Meter Men

Fresh from the halls of justice – the American Association for Justice, to be precise – a fast-paced Press Secretary opportunity – emphasis on delivering earned-media with DC-based bureaus and nationwide. Note: this group was known as the American Association of Trial Lawyers until 2006.

New opportunities with the freedom of expression/religion/and-more advocates at People for the American Way:
Perhaps at least one of you would be interested in knowing that the City of Alexandria compensates Parking Enforcement Officers in the $29k-$48k range. At least you’re not tied to a desk.

Need to go just a little higher on the career-prestige ladder? How about Vice President, Government, Community & Public Affairs with Johns Hopkins University – in Baltimore, of course. Isaacson-Miller helms the search.

Enjoy a unique opportunity to establish work processes for this newly defined position – hey, that does sound fun. Really. Office Services Coordinator, Inspections OfficeArlington County Government – $40k-$66k – requirement include: developing and implementing administrative procedures in a government environment; supporting a Board, Commission, or similar governing body – and it beats writing tickets, we suspect.

Unknown start-up affirmative disclosure organizationExecutive Director – can be based in Chicago, or elsewhere – TalentMarket knows more about it.

They’re not listed under new vacancies (a handful of payroll/accounting jobs are), but the surely American Petroleum Institute would still like to see your sterling resume for Washington Associate/Federal Relations (updated Oct. 6, they say). The updated July 28 tag on their Communications Advisor/Writer listing gives us pause; further investigation is encouraged. EDIT: API apparently updated the page at some point yesterday, so that new vacancies bit no longer strictly applies.

How could you not aspire to a lofty title like Senior Director, Public Relations and Thought Leadership (job ID 42371 or Arlington, Va. location) with the Corporate Executive Board? Extensive PR/communications experience/smarts desired.

The College of American PathologistsLegislative Assistant for State Affairs – duties include state legislative and issues research, state legislative tracking, assisting in advocacy execution, and developing and maintaining state pathology society meeting information.

From the US Chamber of Commerce (yes, the real Chamber):
DC non-profit seeks Development Coordinator – to $50k – Minimum 3 years experience in non-profit required; development experience strongly preferred – search managed by Contact1

New to new-ish listings with the Council of Foreign Relations operations in New York:
National Institutes of HealthPublic Affairs Specialist – $73k-$113k – job ID HHS/NIH-2010-0129 – apply by Nov. 5

Analytic Services Inc./ANSER – you may have to search through here, using DC location or job ID noted in keyword box:
The deadline is moving ever closer. Our ecosystems, our climate, and everything that depends on them are at a tipping point … and apparently they expect you to reverse this course as Executive Director of ecoAmerica. We’ll be pulling for you.

Nixon PeabodyAdmin Assistant (pdf)

Your Wednesday career resource – the Baltimore Public Relations Council

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Top, Leading, Major & Sweet

No focused/thematic post today - we're in just-the-jobs mode.

1) AetnaDirector of Public Policy

2) Amalgamated Transit UnionAdmin Assistant

3) American Automobile AssociationDirector, Public Relations – can also search here, using DC location

5) American Enterprise InstituteResearch Assistant, Foreign Policy – Critical Threats Project/Iran

6) American UniversityFacilities & Events Management Coordinator

7) Association of Farmworker Opportunity ProgramsCommunications Specialist (pdf) – Spanish fluency helpful but not essential

8-9) Association of Public Health Laboratories:
10) Brookings InstitutionExecutive Assistant, Office of the VP, CFO & Treasurer – apply by Nov. 15

11-12) Chesapeake Bay Foundation:
13) Conservation InternationalVice President, Critical Ecosystems Partnerships Fund

14) Corinthian Colleges, Inc.Manager, Grassroots Advocacy – Santa Ana, CA

15) Congressional Hunger CenterFellowship Advisor – mid-to-high $40k – apply by Nov. 2

16) CropLife AmericaWriter/Communications Assistant

17) DC law firm (a top firm, mind you) – Communications/Marketing Manager (of the excellent sort, please) – and a similar-sounding listing we found posted adjacent, courtesy of Capitol Recruiters

18) Edelman PRDeputy Director of Technology, Digital Public Affairs

19) Federal Aviation AdministrationCommunications Specialist – $71k-$136k – job ID AWA-AIR-10-TS80918-15242 – apply by Nov. 4

20) The Franciscan CenterDirector of Development – Baltimore, MD – apply by Oct. 30

21) Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis & MalariaCommunications Manager –$40k-$45k

22) Generations UnitedIntern & volunteer info

23) George Mason UniversityExecutive Assistant (search position 02258z) – Office of SVP, State Government Relations – Richmond, Va. – apply by Oct. 23

24) Joint Center for Political & Economic StudiesTechnology & Communications Internships

25) Kennedy Krieger InstituteAssistant Vice President for Development (pdf) – Baltimore, MD – search managed by Freeman Philanthropic Services – also via LinkedIn

26) Leading energy companyDirector of Marketing Communications

27) Major [!] international law firmLobbyist – prefer Senate Democrat experience

28) Monterey Institute/James Martin Center for Nonproliferation StudiesIntern opportunities – apply by Nov. 15

29-30) National Confectioners AssociationSenior Government Affairs position – Not sweet enough? How about the Hershey CompanyCommunications Director – Hershey, PA?

33-33) National Geographic Channel:
34) National Journal Group/Atlantic MediaStaff Writer, Hotline

35-37) The Nixon Center:
38) Northern Virginia Technology CouncilDirector of Communications

39-40) Politico:
41) Semiconductor Equipment & Materials AssociationSenior Manager, Public Policy

42-43) Women Empowered Against Violence:

Monday, October 19, 2009

Speaking of Stress Tolerance & Reslience ...

A cheery Monday - following a less-pleasant Sunday (yeah, you didn't even have to click that to know what I'm talking about) - to you job seekers and soon-to-be job seekers (again, you already know who's behind that link). But enough of that - here's a slightly-light rundown of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

American Immigration Law Foundation
Policy Research AssistantOct. 19

Advocates for Children & Youth
– Baltimore, MD:
Montgomery County, MD:
  • Legislative Senior Aide positions for County Council members – $40k-$67k – available to current or RIF’d MoCo employees – Oct. 20
  • Same positions – without previously-noted restrictions – $37k-$61k pay grade – Oct. 20
GreenpeaceGlobal Warming Partnerships CampaignerOct. 23

Director of Media Relations – New York – Oct. 23

Free the SlavesMajor Gifts DirectorOct. 23

University of MarylandCoordinator – Agriculture Dept. – Oct. 23

World Wildlife Fund
Program Officer, Coral Triangle (Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Brunei, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands) – significant travel to area required – Oct. 25

Consulate General of JapanResearch AssistantOct. 25

We missed these opportunities with Hager-Sharp when we originally posted last week’s PR Jobs IV special – we’ve since added them there, but you can also see them here:
USAID plans to deploy 90 Foreign Service Limited Officers to Afghanistan by the end of 2009, and is looking for strong development and technical professionals for positions throughout the country. Field-based international development experience is required; prior conflict zone experience strongly preferred. Management Systems International is in charge of the search.

Pew Charitable Trusts:
Latest opportunities with the Brookings Institution include:
New-ish (born-on dating: Oct. 13) Media Affairs Specialist (use posting number 0601467) gig with George Washington University – three years relevant experience is sought.

FD Public Affairs (formerly FD Dittus) appears to be in hiring mode:
Fun fact – Alexandria’s Live Wire Communications is about 14 blocks from DCPA+CJ headquarters. You could be a Senior Account Manager there, if you possess: a) at least 5-10 years public relations agency experience – b) 3-5 years management experience – c) fanatical attention to detail – and a bunch of other fine attributes.

Architect of the Capitol:
Associate, Education Practice and Senior Grants Specialist (scroll down) opportunities with the Carmen Group date back to Aug. & May, respectively – so who knows? But, this lobbying, strategic counseling and business development group claims to be always scanning the horizon for proven Policy Experts (scroll down) to join the crew.

Interested in Intern opportunities with DC-and-New-Orleans-based strategic communications concern Marmillion + Company?

Menacingly-named sports/entertainment management syndicate Octagon has a lot of Intern opportunities nationwide – local ones include (keep scrolling back, esp. to find legal intern opportunities):
Searching under the communications discipline, using jobs posted within a week modifier (at least as of this morning) with food distribution behemoth Sodexo brings up (can also search req ID noted):
New from the excellent bestowers of benefits at the United Nations Foundation: Associate Director, Bioenergy, Climate Policy and Sustainability Initiatives. Among their wants for the job: Masters degree in public policy, environmental management or economic policy; 5-10 years work experience in climate policy or related areas; and (uh-oh) stress tolerance and resilience. Apply by Oct. 28.

Physicians for Peace seeks a Director of Development & Communications to help leverage their worthy mission and four star Charity Navigator ranking. At least eight to ten years of proven experience developing/implementing a successful fundraising effort in a demanding environment desired. Norfolk, Va. location

Opportunities for almost every season at C-SPAN:
American Councils for International EducationCommunications and Alumni Officer – wide variety of admin and outreach activities noted – study abroad or international work experience preferred.

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