Friday, January 29, 2010

You vs. von Willebrand

Fresh from our inbox to your computer screen: Manager/Director of Public Policy with eHealth Initiative. Applicants should have strong knowledge of healthcare policy, familiarity with current health information technology issues, and experience working with Congress or the Administration.

George Washington University (scroll through titles or use job number):
Hostelling International-USA is looking for a tech-savvy Online Engagement Manager to activate their online presence. Successful candidate will have impeccable communication skills and have proven success and expertise in email list management and navigating the social media landscape – $60k – search abetted by Fission Strategy.

Gifts in Kind InternationalManager, Fundraising & Special Events – $40k-$50k

This multinational plasma protein biotherapeutics industry firm researches, develops, and manufacturs biotherapies that are used to treat serious and rare conditions, include coagulation disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease, immune deficiencies and genetic emphysema. So we assume that Senior Manager, Federal Government Affairs with CSL Behring is a rather intense and rewarding opportunity – and we'll be rooting for you. Can also search here, using job ID KOP0260.

All of these Discovery Communications opportunities are at the Silver Spring, MD mothership - and there's more nation- and world-wide with the self-proclaimed number one non-fiction media company:
MDB Communications seeks agency-savvy Account Managers to work on integrated marketing accounts spanning all media, from traditional to online advertising, and everything in between.

You (and/or we) shouldn't be too surprised that the job notices from the Society of Human Resources Management are particularly detailed & comprehensive. Metro-easy Old Town, Alexandria location:
Boy Scouts of America , National Capitol Council – Interns , Marketing & Videography (scroll down)

A little outside our usual focus – but surely there’s some interest out there in a job like Director, Global Partnerships/Lifestyle Brands (search job # 563293) with Marriott. Responsibilities include developing the strategic direction, representing the brands’ business interests, and building relationships with key executives at partner organizations. Your un-boxed thinking is apparently key to the enterprise.

Heritage Foundation
If you're hired on as Recruiting Coordinator/Employment Advisor with Georgetown University, we ask that you share this humble enterprise with the Hoya youth - fair enough? Low $40k.

Powell-Tate has some new-to-newish spots open in the DC office - follow links:
  • Public Affairs/Communications Specialist - experience on Capitol Hill or with advocacy groups, political campaigns or PR firms is preferred, bonus points for candidates with experience in international relations, trade, climate change, global development - and fluency in Spanish.
  • Senior Digital Producer - 3-5 years of relevant digital communications experience; strong knowledge of social media & digital communications; excellent writing, copy-editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Digital Director - Proven success owning and managing complex projects and teams; excels working with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Digital Architect, User Experience - Strong understanding of the principles of web usability, accessibility, interface design, information architecture, user research; knowledge of HTML, DHTML, Flash, JavaScript and related interactions.
ARD, Inc. is currently accepting expressions of interest from potential Director of Communications candidates for work with the essential Famine Early Warning System Network. Experience working in the international development arena, particularly in the area of food security and famine prevention desired.

Additional opportunities with World Relief, added since our since our widely-viewed Relief & Humanitarian Jobs Special (or maybe we just missed them the first time):
More for your far-flung-Friday (or alternately, flyover-state-Friday) wants and needs: Editor/Team Leader for Web & Social Media with the KU Endowment in Lawrence, KS. Requires superb interviewing, copyediting and editorial ability.

University of Maryland:
Emerson Corp. seeks PAC/Admin Assistant to work in fast-paced, high-demand government relations office. Not for the faint of heart, as they reiterate the demanding (but rewarding) component of the position.

Your resource(s) of the day - looks like there are some new positions available via Staffing Advisors - get the jump, as we'll probably reference some of them on Monday. And we've always been a fan of their useful and oft-updated Search Firm Insider blog.

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