Monday, January 18, 2010

Do Not Adjust Your Set

Late to the game today on account of technical difficulties. As always, we start your Monday with previously-referenced opportunities closing this week:

Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Deputy Chief, Legislative Affairs – $123k-$163k – job ID: DTRA-10-307793 – Jan. 18

Internal Revenue ServiceDirector, Web Services – $119k-$179k – job ID: ERB-SES-10-01 – New Carrollton, MD or Austin, TX – Jan. 19

National Park ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $60k-$79k – job ID: NPSWASO-HQ-10-299448 – Jan. 19

Pan American Health OrganizationAdvisor, External Relations – $5k/month – three month temporary position – Spanish language skills required; French or Portuguese helpful – Jan. 21

Maryland State Education AssociationManaging Director for Communications & Program Services – $130k – Annapolis, MD – Jan. 22

Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Relations Officer – $86k-$133k – two positions available – job ID: PG-10-SCM-308938 – Jan. 22

Alliance for Global EducationAssistant Director for China Programs (pdf) – proficiency in Mandarin required – note: while a not-confidence-inducing March 2009 start date is currently listed at top, they later assert applications received by Jan 22, 2010 will be given priority

Let’s take a look at opportunities with General Dynamics:
  • multiple Foreign Media Analyst positions (search keyword communications) – relevant language skills required – Norfolk, Va., Detroit, MI, Buffalo, NY & Houston, TX
  • Senior Manager, Communications (search job category Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations) – Charlotte, NC
Corporate Executive Board – search Arlington, Va. location or by job ID noted:
We just found this closing-today, Jan. 18 Spring Internships call from the Population Reference Bureau – 15-20 hrs/wk @ $14-$18/hr – French/Spanish language skills a plus.

We’re pretty impressed and maybe even fascinated by the website of Atlanta & Tampa-located advertising/marcom collective 22squared. So maybe it’s a neat place to work, too:
The AFL-CIO Solidarity Center protects worker’s rights worldwide – two Senior Specialist positions available in Migration/Human Trafficking and Gender Equity issue areas.

Time to time-shift with the National Association of Homebuilders:
  • Online Content Administrator – with a forward-thinking or maybe-terrifying-look-into-the-future 3/24/2010 posting date – manages the online editorial voice for NAHB, and will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing, defining, repurposing and creating original content for web & social media efforts.
  • Director, Financial Institutions & Capital Markets – this 11/11/2009-posted opportunity is for an experienced professional to research, monitor and analyze legislative, regulatory and housing industry issues related to financial institutions, housing production financing, mortgage capital markets and GSEs – and, if you think it’s too late to apply, please note this recent ad.
We’re friends and fans of the nice people at Atlantic Media – you will be too, if you manage to snag one of these jobs:
AdvaMed – trade association representing manufacturers of medical devices and diagnostics – scroll down to find:
  • Director, Diagnostics Communications – media relations and public affairs experience required; knowledge of the in vitro diagnostics industry preferred
  • Executive Director, AdvaMedDx – ideal candidate will have proven record of accomplishment in leading strategic, comprehensive, and proactive public policy initiatives; advocacy experience at the Congressional and Administration level is critical
Also from the medical equipment beat: Association for the Advancement of Medical InstrumentationGovernment Programs Coordinator – $35k-$55k

Would you think this circa-August ‘09 Media Communications Coordinator opportunity with the Children’s Partnership could possibly still be available? Sure looks that way.

Beacon Hill Staffing is looking to place you in an incredible opportunity for a recent college graduate who has been out of school for at least a year, and is looking for a challenging, project-oriented role with an unknown medical research/public health organization as Program Assistant (search DC location). Temp-to-hire position, $40k-$45k.

DC-based crisis management & public affairs firm with a national reputation seeks resumes from individuals with strong media/political connections and skills.

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research seeks Project Associate to work with company principals and analysts to manage survey data, conduct statistical analysis, and provide strategic guidance to clients. Successful hire will be extremely detail-oriented and possess experience with a statistical software package (SPSS, STATA or other applicable software). Field Intern position also currently available, paying $8.50/hr.

Civic engagement advocate AmericaSpeaks seeks Executive Assistant for their innovator/adventurer President. Extra credit for Mac users.

The DC Labor FilmFest, one of the only labor-themed film festivals in the world, is looking for a part-time Intern with a strong interest in film and/or labor. Ten hrs/wk – $12/hr – January-June 2010.

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