Monday, November 9, 2009

Get Back to Work

A busy week ahead in HR offices around town, if our healthy haul of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week is any indication:

National Building Museum Marketing & Communications AssociateNov. 9

DHS/Customs & Border Patrol
Public Information Specialist – $60k-$79k – job ID IHC-291819 JEB PN – Nov. 9

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

BoeingCommunications Manager – Huntington Beach, CA – apply by Nov. 9

Census Bureau:

DC Public LibraryPublic Affairs Specialist – $50k-$65k – first screening of resumes after Nov. 10

Strayer UniversityProduction Artist, Northern Virginia (scroll down to find) – graphic/web design – Nov. 11

United Nations Population FundAdmin Assistant – French and/or Spanish language skills highly desirable – New York – Nov. 11

Brookings Institution:
Annapolis LighthouseDevelopment & Communications Director – Annapolis, MD – Nov. 13

Food & Drug AdministrationWriter/Editor – $10k-$133k – job ID PH-JD-290471-Comp/MP – Nov. 13

Open Society Initiative
Admin Assistant, Public Health Program – New York – Nov. 13

Kauffman & AssociatesDirector of Communications (pdf) – Nov. 15

ACLU of Alaska FoundationDevelopment DirectorAnchorage, AK – Nov. 15

World Bank:
  • Senior Economist – Human Development Network – advanced degree in economics, health economics, or development economics required – Nov. 15
  • Communications Associate – Brussels, Belgium – Nov. 15

Corporate Voices for Working Families is seeking a Communications Coordinator (pdf) for a variety of writing, research, and organizational duties. Two years related communications experience with a non-profit or other advocacy group is desired. Additional program management opportunities are also available.

The Human Rights Campaign has a fresh call for an Online Marketing and Editorial Specialist – among the requirements for the post: 2-4 years of experience working on a non-profit or corporate website; experience with content management systems such as Red Dot, Drupal or WordPress; and functional knowledge of HTML/CSS. Fundraising and Field Director/Organizer positions also listed.

Now that the harvest is in, the National Farmers Union turns their attention hiring a Director of Communications (pdf). Candidates with agricultural policy and trade association experience strongly preferred. We understand their search for a Government Relations Representative (pdf) remains active, as well.

mCapitol Management – a division of the important-sounding MWH Global empire – is looking for the Senior Vice President, Government Relations (search req ID 867BR or DC location) to be responsible for finding/maintaining clients for their growing government relations and lobby practice. And we can attest to the growing part of the equation, as we’ve featured a few other positions for them in the past year.

The Public Relations Senior Manager for Deloitte will work closely with trade and business media to build eminence in support of the business. Whatever that means exactly, we suspect you could do it – if you have the requisite mix of PR firm and federal government/public sector experience they covet.

Remember those Are you gellin’? (sample reply: like a felon) Dr. Scholl's commercials from a year or two back? We think (hope, pray) they’ve been off the air long enough that you can now safely apply for the Senior Government Relations Specialist slot with the Bank of New York Mellon without your idiot friends rhyming your new employer to popular shoe inserts.

Your experience related to cause marketing, fundraising, and/or communications for mission-driven organizations – along with background in international development, women’s or children’s human rights, or global health – earns you consideration for Director, Girl Campaign with the primo-benefit-package-bestowing crew at the United Nations Foundation. Apply by Nov. 12.

The Grassroots Business Fund is a nonprofit with a busy-sounding mission to build and support high-impact intermediary business organizations that provide sustainable economic opportunities to thousands of people at the base of the economic pyramid. Join the team via:
The latest opportunity from the National Breast Cancer Coalition: Print & Online Content Coordinator. Some earlier-posted positions also perhaps still available.

The American Cancer Society would like to hear from candidates with PhD/Masters in public policy, health policy or similar advanced degree – along with eight years related experience – for their Associate Director of Policy, Prevention & Wellness post.

zcomm pr seeks those with the elusive z-factor for:
Get in on the action at the American Academy of Actuaries as Director of Communications. Eight-to-ten years senior-level experience and solid writing/editing chops are among their wants for the position.

Waldron & Company is helping the Seattle-based anti-poverty Initiative for Global Development find a Vice President for Development with a minimum of five to seven years of major gift fundraising.

And, while we’re in the neighborhood, Seattle’s (nascent, soon-in-showrooms, fledgling, here-we-come-world) electric car crew EcoCruse is looking for a Grant Writer to help open up the Federal cash tap. Put us on the waiting list for a Cruzer Sport CL1.

The latest from your buddies at the Brookings Institution:
HMS Holdings Corp – self-described national leader in cost containment and program integrity services for government healthcare programs, and Forbes-assessed #12 ranked among Best Small Companies – seeks Director of State Government Relations East to provide strategic counsel, and manage advocacy and legislative monitoring activities.

Powell Tate is looking for a Senior Communications Specialist, Health Policy – minimum of 12 years work experience in PR firm/Hill environment and relevant health policy communications experience is required. Search here – and find Intern info – if link fails you.

Monday’s job-search tool: the fundraising/development opportunity-rich Philanthropy Careers job board, brought to you by the fine folks at the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

And don't forget the the Idealist Career Fair - Tuesday, Nov. 10, at George Washington University. Co-sponsors include Teach For America and the DC Chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.

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