Monday, October 5, 2009

"I shall either find a way or make one"

Excellent opportunities and even a little positive thinking today - right after we check out previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

Brookings Institution
Reconnecting AmericaExecutive AssistantOct. 5

Dept. of AgriculturePublic Affairs Specialist – $41k-$53k – job ID OC-09-260A – Oct. 6

Tennessee Valley Authority
– Knoxville, TN:
United States SenateExecutive Assistant – Office of the Senate Curator – $39k-$61k – job ID EA1A92009 Oct. 8

American Association of Colleges & UniversitiesProgram Associate –high-$30k to low-$40k – Oct. 8

Prince William CountyCommunications Director – $82k-$116k – Oct. 9

Bread for the World Senior Policy Analyst – apply by Oct. 9

Montgomery County Community College
Grant WriterOct. 9

Management Science for Health HIV Strategic Initiative Manager Oct. 11

The American Association of University Women has $45k-$50k set aside for a Leadership Corps Coordinator to train/motivate leaders at branch locations and develop effective member participation in grassroots advocacy and community programming. Other admin opportunities and communications/GR fellowships are also available.

is looking for a Finance Manager/Government Contracts Compliance Manager to support various practices in the DC office. Winning hire will be fully responsible for ensuring adherence to government contracting regulations, and will assist in the preparation of related new business proposals. Ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of government finance/contracts experience.

Among the full-time staff openings at American University (scroll to find):
Food & Water Watch is trolling for a Senior Communications Associate to serve as the media point person for the food and fish teams. Your CV should feature at least four years of experience in communications preferably linked to issue campaigns; along with proven experience and success in developing and executing media strategies. Also available:
New international development nonprofit 1Well promises an amazing opportunity to help shape and grow a new innovative philanthropic approach for their forthcoming Development Assistant hire. Background and understanding of international development is strongly preferred; strong writing and desktop publishing skills are an absolute must.

No mention of it in the job description, but you just know pretty much everyone at the ONE Campaign had some nice seats when Bono & Co. stopped by FedEx Field:
The Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program is seeking an Executive Assistant with five-plus years of relevant administrative experience, with at least two years in an executive support role. California Environment Associates are managing the search.

Eldercare Workforce AllianceCoordinator/Assistant to Project Director – $45k-$55k – apply by Oct. 16

The Natural Resources Defense Council has just put out the call for their starting-Sept.-2010 Charles Koob Environmental Litigation Fellowship. DC or San Francisco location. More intern, program & admin jobs available, mostly in SF.

The Heritage Foundation is seeking a Special Events Coordinator – a temporary position that may become permanent. Successful applicant will possess ability to communicate with individuals at all professional levels and excellent writing, presentation and public speaking skills. Talent Market is manning the search.

The International Labor Rights Forum seeks resumes by Oct. 12 for:
Kennedy Kreiger InstituteCommunications Coordinator – Baltimore, MD

The American Immigration Law Foundation seeks Policy Research Assistant to join their campaign for comprehensive immigration reform. For best results, apply by Oct. 19.

The Opportunity Finance Network – self-ascribed leading voice of the community development financial institution industry – is seeking an Executive Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

Library Associates leading the search on behalf of companies unknown for:
  • Junior-Level Analyst – with a background in the area of education or youth issues as they relate to international development – job ID 1309
  • Mid-level Research Analyst – with a specialty in economic growth to provide research and information activities under contract at the USAID Library in DC – job ID 1306
  • Writer – to complete a book on the workings and successes of NASA – contract position, Nov. 2009 to mid-2010 – job ID 1302
The most important bilateral relationship in the world is between the United States and China. If these two countries don't get along, the world doesn't have a hope or a prayerso says US China Education Trust President –and former US Ambassador to Nepal – Julia Chang Bloch. So, maybe you can do your little bit to keep the whole damn thing from unraveling as a Program Manager with USCET.

The always-fired-up folks at Champion Recruiting are breaking out their high-school Latin textbooks as part of their efforts to find a bright, hard-working super Staff Assistant for an incredible company. $65k.

Fairfax County has re-opened the application process for their Legislative Liaison opportunity in their transportation division – experience working with Va. General Assembly and/or US Congress on transportation issues desired. $58k-$98k – apply by Oct. 16.

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