Monday, January 11, 2010

We've Said Too Much Already

Great new listings to start off your Monday, along with previously-referenced jobs closing this week:

DOT/Surface Transportation Board
Public Affairs Specialist – $102k-$133k – job ID: STB-09-DEU-006 – Jan. 11

Federal Bureau of PrisonsWriter/Editor – $73k-$95k – job ID: CO-2010-0114 – Jan. 11

National Highway Traffic AdministrationSecretary – $36k-$48k – job ID: NHTSA.NPO-2010-0004 – Jan. 11

University of Maryland
International Leadership AssociationCoordinator of Membership Services and Marketing Communication – $38k-$42k – Jan. 12

Nature ConservancyProgram Information Manager, Africa (search by ID 11663 or scroll back) – DC or other location possible – Jan. 12

Association of Union ConstructorsCommunications Manager – $60k-$75k – Jan. 15

Association of Public Television Stations:
African Studies AssociationExecutive Director – New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers U.) – Jan. 15

Virginia TechDirector of Marketing & Communications, Center for the Arts – Blacksburg, Va. – Jan. 15

Union PacificCommunications Manager/Asst. Manager – Omaha, NE – Jan. 16

World Bank:

Coalition to Abolish Slavery & TraffickingPublic Policy Director – provide overall policy direction and guide legislative agenda for this worthy group.

FedEx seeks Manager, Public Affairs Communications to craft and communicate internal and external messaging related to their govt./regulatory affairs activities. Five or more years work experience in media relations and/or strategic corporate communications working with top executives required.

The Emerging Private Equity Association has desk reserved for Research Analyst – academic background including economics, finance, statistics or similar field, along with 1-2 years experience or equivalent, ideally in a research work. Apply by Jan. 15.

This Media Relations Coordinator gig with the Professional Services Council strikes us as a particularly attractive entry-level/low-experience opportunity.

Secretive candy giant Mars Inc. seeks Corporate and North America External Communications Director (search job number MCL00006). In deference to the spirit of the late Forrest Mars Sr., that’s all we’ll say on the matter

Speaking of sweet – you can also challenge your dentist as Admin Assistant/Receptionist with the Sugar Association

It’s a little convoluted to find and perhaps slightly mis-labeled, but follow the instructions and you’ll be rewarded with application info for a mid-December-dated Director of Public Relations position with the support-the-troops group Operation Homefront. There also appears to be a Director of Development (available by following those same instructions) opportunity, as well.

Are you too late for the Spring 2010 Intern slot with e21 (as in Economic Policies for the 21st Century)? We have no idea. Are the other jobs shown – which we first noted in early November – still in play? No clue.

Latest with the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Environment Group:
Someone in Fredericksburg, Va. is looking for an outstanding Marketing Director with 5 to 10 years of experience, progressive management including strategic marketing, with a track record for growing volumes and market shares, and hospital-related marketing experience.

Menacingly-named sports marketing group Octagon is looking for new teammates (see link at right hand side of page):
We originally assumed this Director of Communications opportunity with the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine was housed at Virginia Tech’s campus in Blacksburg, but we’ve seen it referenced elsewhere with a Leesburg, Va. location, where there’s also a branch of the school. We don’t know the definitive answer, but perhaps the more local possibility is of interest to one of the DCPA+CJ faithful. Resume review starts Feb. 1.

Big deal law firm Venable LLP seeks non-lawyer talent in DC and elsewhere:
New via our friends at Talent Market: this Major Gifts Officer post supporting the Institute for Humane Studies & the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Strong, proven track record in fund raising + excellent writing abilities + technically competent with web site management = ideal candidate for Director of Communications & Development with the Environmental Research and Education Foundation.

The Biomedical Engineering Society seeks a Communications Manager, preferably with a degree in PR, Journalism, or Marketing, to manage and maintain website and online communications. Science and engineering background or course work in these areas would also look good on your CV/transcript. $30k-$40k

Greater Capitol Area Association of RealtorsDirector of Communications – five+ years communications experience, and web/design skills among requirements

Community Foundation of Washington County, MDDirector of Marketing & Communications – $35k-$40k – Hagerstown, MD

Laborers’ Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition
Researcher – duties include collecting and analyzing data on the construction industry and researching regulations, laws and government programs that affect the industry, and assisting with political assessments and policy analysis.

American Medical Informatics Association
Intern with the folks at the Center for Liberty in the Middle East.

Consumer Specialty Products Association
(cleaning supplies, disinfectants, aerosols, air-fresheners) seeks highly-motivated and energetic Federal Legislative Affairs Director. FIFRA/TSCA experience a plus.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
is currently seeking a Copy/Production Editor. This position reports to the Publications Manager, who is a great guy or gal, for all we know. Also on their wish list: HR Coordinator.

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations wants new Executive Director. And more organs.

The Maryland State Education Association has extended the deadline for their Managing Director for Communications & Program Services job from Jan. 14 to Jan. 22 – $130k – Annapolis, MD

The Society of Environmental Graphic Design represents practitioners of architectural graphics, signage, exhibit design, identity graphics, civic design, retail and store design, mapping, and themed environments – this kind of stuff. They seek a experienced nonprofit professional with design interest/experience for Executive Director post – apply by Feb. 19. Also available: the SEGD job bank, currently showing a handful listings in that industry.

Your search tool of the day: jobs from Capitol Communicator, along with other news/resources from the group.

Coming tomorrow - Public Relations Jobs Special V

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