Monday, December 14, 2009

Remember the Vixens!

We're happy to be back with you this foggy Monday with some great new gigs. But first, let's take a fond look back at previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

New America FoundationKnight Media Policy Fellowship – apply by Dec 14

Defense Logistics Agency
Public Affairs Specialist – $73k-$95k – job ID: DESC-10-300274 – Dec 15

Dept. of EnergyCongressional Liaison – $86k-$133k – job ID: HQ-10-DE-02-CF-30-14 – Dec 15

Humanities Council of Washington, DCDirector of Programs and CommunicationsDec 15

The Fund for Arts & CultureChief Executive OfficerDec 15

Nature ConservancyDirector, Gift Planning (search by job ID 11305 or scroll back) – Dec 15

Treatment Advocacy CenterCommunications Director – $60k-$80k – Dec 16

DC Public SchoolsCommunications Coordinator – Office of Family & Public Engagement – $47k-$61k – Dec 18

National Education Association
Organizational Specialist – $94k-$142k – Dec 17

American Association of University Professors
Senior Program Officer, Department of Organizing and Services – one year term – $50k-$55k – Berkley, CA – Dec 17

Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater WashingtonDirector of Development & Special Programs – $55k-$60k – Dec 18

Voluntary Carbon Standard AssociationCommunications Director (pdf) – Dec 18

American Democracy InstituteExecutive Assistant to the Founder & PresidentDec. 18

SAGEDirector of Federal Government RelationsDec. 18

ACLU of Northern CaliforniaPolice Practices Policy Director – San Francisco, CA – Dec 18

University of Maryland
Communications Director, Libraries – $78k or more – Dec 20

National Endowment for Democracy – supporting freedom around the world – and seeking new talent closer to home:
How about a Public Affairs Manager post with Waggener Edstrom? Your strong understanding of policy issues, particularly related to energy and technology sectors, is particularly sought. Opportunities in other offices (Pacific Northwest, especially) on their recently-revamped (we think) careers page; also see related blog.

The ideal candidate for the Associate Director, Research & Imperative Support job with the National Restaurant Association has eight or more years experience in survey/research; is an experienced project manager; and has experience working with a Federal Agency or Capitol Hill. Also seeking a Vice President, Development (scroll down) for their foundation operation.

Not necessarily public affairs-related, but staffing agency NRI has a dozen-plus recent listings for admin positions in the DC area.

General Electric has a bunch of very new slots for DC-based talent – search by that locale or job req ID referenced:
This vintage-11/4 Vice President, Healthcare opportunity with Edelman PR has made a fresh appearance on LinkedIn. We’re not sure what that means, but we thought someone might like to check it out.

What ready-to-advance communications pro with a green/enviro bent wouldn’t be interested in this new Manager of Communications posting with the Wildlife Conservation Society? They’re looking for candidates with a strong background in earned media or PR, who is well-versed in how communications advance policy priorities on Capitol Hill and elsewhere. Additional opportunities also available back at the New York mothership (or rather, Ark), including (famous) zoo and aquarium jobs

United Health GroupCommunications & Public Affairs Vice President (search DC location or job ID 315670) – Military & Veterans Health unit

The Export-Import Bank of the US is looking for a Speechwriter (pdf) to help craft and deliver their message of more exports, more places, more jobs to a waiting nation. Send your message of hire me to the gang at Freeman Philanthropic Services.

This job is probably a little tough at times, but we have little doubt it’s worthwhile all the time: Executive Assistant to the VP of the Cruelty Investigations Dept. with PETA – Norfolk, Va.

Sweet Briar CollegeDirector of Media, Marketing & Communications – Sweet Briar, Va. – Go Vixens!

USA Today is seeking a Senior Vice President, Advertising.

Energetic and un-same heart-of-Old-Town-based brand strategy agency Stokefire seeks Social Media/PR Intern to pitch in on an array of marketing/social media/PR projects and more. They’ll be anxiously monitoring their e-mail machines for your sparkling CV until Dec. 31.

PBSDirector, New Media – best candidates will have journalism roots and a marketer’s sensibilities, along with news judgment, good writing, Web 2.0 skills, and analytics-based decision-making. Looks pretty great to us.

1105 Media Inc. – integrated business-to-business information and media group – is hiring:
IBM’s Center for The Business of Government is searching for a Social Media Director to manage its online social media presence and relationships. You can also search here, using job ID GBS-0277223 or social media in the keyword box.

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington:
Girl Scout Commonwealth of Virginia CouncilChief Executive Officer – Mechanicsville, Va, (near Richmond) – apply by Jan. 22 – search managed by Evergreen Executive Source

From where we’re sitting on this cold+damp morning, these California Republic opportunities with Pacific Gas & Electric seem like a really good idea – search by job # or Public Affairs & Communications category:
Laureate Education, in Baltimore, MD – seeks passionate Social Media Manager to train and mentor the organization on the effective use of social media and mobile tools/applications for their Walden University team.

Community Foundation of Frederick County, MDMarketing & Communications Director – additional contact info – apply by Dec. 16

Association of Health Plans seeks high-energy, detail-oriented and enthusiastic Policy Associate interested in health care policy and advocacy on behalf of non-profit health plans recognized as models of coordinated care and delivery system restructuring

WBOC-TV in Salisbury, MD – Delmarva's News Leader! – has a space reserved for a Director of Content to lead vision/voice, process and schedule for their site.

Monday's job-search tool: the job board from O'Dwyer's PR - along with their long roster of PR blogs.

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