Friday, January 15, 2010

Potentates, Kleptocrats, Emissaries, etc.

note: Monday, 1/18 post will appear a little later than usual, but probably before noon

The National Treasury Employees Union is looking for a seven-years-experienced Media Specialist to handle a variety of communications tasks and channels.

General Intern opportunities and Public Relations Internship with the domestic abuse foes at Becky’s Fund. Strong writing, editing, and research skills – along with the ability to multi-task – are coveted in both descriptions.

This important-sounding International Government Affairs Advisor position with Shell Oil Co. requires a Master’s degree, along with a mature and extensive network in DC, with the US Government, influential organizations and individuals, embassies and academia. No mention of delivering bags of money to potentates, kleptocrats, emissaries, strong-men and shadowy figures in smoky foreign cafes and hideaways. Can also search here, under job search for professionals.

This fine Vice President, Social Marketing position with Ketchum somehow escaped our notice for Tuesday's PR Jobs Special V.

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with the National Association of Manufacturers:
Access Advertising & Public Relations – PR Specialist – Roanoke, Va.

You can go to advanced search and use job ID 2046, or just scroll back to find this Jan. 9-posted Administrative Coordinator, Public Relations with the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va.

Mission Essential Personnel is helping a probably-national-security-or-defense-related-concern hunt down Government & Media Relations Coordinator candidates. You can also find it via the MEP careers page, among the Chantilly, Va. and/or communications & marketing opportunities, where their preference for security-cleared aspirants is noted.

National Federation of Independent Business:
Summer learning, had me a blast; summer learning, happened so fastNational Summer Learning AssociationPolicy Director – looks like they’ve been in search mode for a while (pdf)

Latest from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Senior Policy Officer, Govt. Affairs (search DC location) – advanced degree in a related field such as policy, economics, or law and at least 10 years experience working in relevant policy positions preferred.

NiSource seeks Admin Assistant/Office Manager (scroll down to find, posted 1/12) for their govt. relations office.

XO Communications has a fresh call for a Legislative Affairs Director (search req. # 10825 or Virginia location. 10-15 years federal legislative experience desired, including work on telecom issues.

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

DHS/National Protection and Programs DirectorateExecutive Assistant – $62k-$97k – job ID: FS-311568-AC10 – apply by Jan. 28

Patent & Trademark OfficeStudent Trainee, Admin Support – $42k-$67k – job ID: AH-10-0031-EX – apply by Jan. 29

DoD/Office of The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower & PersonnelDirector for Intergovernmental Affairs and Program Integration/Program Analyst – $98k-$163k – job ID: OSD-10-3810-DE – apply by Feb. 4

Local & East-Coast opportunities with the American Diabetes Association added since Jan. 1:
Democratic opposition research firm working on state legislative races around the country looking to add a Junior and/or a Senior-Level Researcher immediately for a 3-5 month contract, with the possibility of extending through the cycle or permanently.

Academy for Educational Development
Temporary Program Associate – with their Center for Environmental Strategies unit – several more opportunities available with AED locally and internationally.

American Occupational Therapy Association seeks seeking a hard-working and self-motivated State Policy Analyst to monitor/analyze emerging issues and implement grassroots advocacy on state issues. Office located just a block from the Bethesda Metro station.

From the neglected-here advertising jobs beat: Crosby Marketing CommunicationsOnline Media Buyer – Annapolis, MD

The Bureau of National Affairs has just updated (1/14) their Editorial Assistant position; you’ll have to let your pals start happy hour without you as part of your 11:00 am to 7:30 pm workday. And that seems like an apt note on which to finish – happy Friday from your favorite public affairs/communications jobs resource.

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