Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Blogging in a Winter Wonderland

The National Alliance of Forest Owners seeks Policy, Regulatory and Legal Affairs Professional – 10 years policy experience, including government, NGO, corporate, political, or trade association work. Experience with land management or natural resource issues preferred. Apply by Feb. 8

The Corporation for Enterprise Development works to reduce poverty through expanded economic opportunity and education:
Association of Science-Technology CentersAdmin Assistant/Receptionist – apply by Feb. 16

Dangerous Goods Advisory Council – we’re such suckers for anything that sounds even remotely risky or intrigue-laden – but your biggest worry as their Membership & Communications Specialist is probably something along the lines of a paper cut. Mom will probably still worry.

We’re also suckers for the faded celebrity glamour and super-worthwhile work of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This may are only marginally related to our usual public affairs mix, but maybe there’s one candidate among you for Admin Assistant, Scientific Services at their Ashburn, Va. outpost. Lots of medical research & related posts available, DC area & elsewhere.

No DC opportunities listed, but a lot of maybe-attractive jobs available in other major cities via global interactive marketing/media agency Digitas. A sampling, below – more available here, especially under advertising, corp. communications and media categories. Note (or warning, or added bonus): weird music accompanies the site
Here’s a title we haven’t seen before: Vice President Fundraising & Corporate Visibility with the International Road Federation. $100k-$130k pay grade and Old Town, Alexandria location round out the fun.

Do you find the idea of marketing efforts aimed at your smart-phone disturbing or at least worrisome? If so, Public Relations Specialist with McLean-based and venture-backed Mobile Posse might not be your thing. Director, Ad Sales and other opportunities also available.

Recent from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority:
The Feldman Group – Democratic polling firm – seeks a Research Assistant for background research, data processing, and writing. High $20k

Engage – self-tagged different kind of political media company working the GOP side of the aisle seeks hard-working and fired-up Interns.

Global Policy Solutions
– self-described social change strategy firm:
First we’ve heard of the Jefferson Institute, an independent trans-Atlantic research and education group with what looks like a central European/Balkans focus. Get in on the fun as a Program Coordinator – or a Belgrade-based Programmer (see current openings for both)

USAID Global Corps
Admin Support Coordinator – $74k-$97k – apply by Mar. 1

Ford FoundationProgram Officer, Sexuality and Reproductive Health and Rights – responsible for grantmaking, networking and monitoring activities related to expanding access to sexuality and reproductive health education in the US, and advancing policy relevant to sexuality research in the US and internationally. New York – apply by Mar. 29

The Knowland Group seeks entry level Jr. Writer/PR candidates for publicity & communications work in McLean, VA.

Advocates for Self-Government, libertarian-leaning providers of the World’s Smallest Political Quiz, are looking to add a Director of Development to the team in Atlanta, GA.

NovartisDirector/Exec Director, US Pharmaceuticals Health Policy (search ID 61335BR) – the detailed qualification list includes experience in dealing with federal & state government agencies, such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, including their regulatory processes & finance issues/processes.

American Legislative Exchange Council
Education Task Force Director – search managed by Talent Market

America’s Agenda, advocates for affordable quality health care for all, is seeking an Executive Assistant to handle office administration and assist with communications and advocacy work.

OMPCopywriter – and more possibly available with this heart-of-downtown strategic communications firm.

Your job search tool for this snow-covered Wednesday: the career center from Capitol Communicator.

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