Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Contortions, Machinations & Reconciliations

New at the Farmland Institute (at least since our recent Environmental Special) – this Federal Policy Analyst, Climate Policy post – seeking three years substantive policy experience in climate change issues and/or ecosystem services; understanding of water quality issues a plus – $45k-$65k

iJET Intelligent Risk Systems seeks a Summer Intern to assist Middle East & North Africa team with day-to-day open source intelligence monitoring and client reports. Arabic, Farsi and/or Hebrew language skills desired. All this intrigue and skullduggery takes place in Annapolis. MD.

Speaking of excitement – how about Legislative Action Analyst with the CQ/Roll Call empire? To wit: covering bills and policy will typically mean producing analytical or policy summaries with the aim of communicating comprehensive detail about legislation making its way through the congressional process. We’re guessing your predecessor went off the rails covering the contortions, machinations & reconciliations surrounding Healthcare 09-10.

Vietnam Education FoundationProgram Associate – $35k-$50k – job ID: VEF-10-01 – apply by Apr. 7

Mystery employerGovernment Relations Assistant – temp-to-hire opportunity – search managed by Nonprofit Staffing Solutions

National Alliance on Mental Illness:
United Healthcare Workers East/SEIUSenior Communications Coordinator – high $60k – Baltimore MD – better hustle: they plan to start interviews on Apr. 1

American Dietetic Association:
Scripps HealthSenior Director of Public Relations (search communications category) – PRSA/IABC accreditation preferred – La Jolla, CA – don’t write if you get job at this sunny SoCal slot; we’re jealous of you already

Benenson Strategy Group
has multiple opportunities to join close-knit research and consulting team that shapes the strategies of major Democratic political candidates, high-ranking elected officials, and advocacy organizations.:
Afraid of commitment? So are your future paycheck-signers at the Generic Pharmaceutical Association – highly organized, motivated individual sought as a Legislative & Admin Staff Assistant for one year with possibility of one-year extension.

Are you looking for an exciting career in an award-winning, rapidly-growing strategic communications firm? Well then, what are you doing here? Think it over while checking out Account Manager and Account Coordinator slots at Falls Church-located Focused Image.

Siemens USADirector, Corporate Affairs & Strategic Communications

Time Warner Cable (search DC location):
Economic Policy Researcher and Intern opportunities (scroll down) available at the Century Foundation in New York. A Mar. 29 deadline is noted on one of the intern listings.

Ok, this sounds great – US Olympic Committee – you’ll get to London, Sochi and Rio, right?
CAF America seeks an experienced Senior Manager, Grants & Donor Relations to oversee international grant making processes and relations with donors and grantees. They will grant you $72k-$82 for your efforts.

New Capitol Hill opportunities:
EcoAmericaDevelopment Coordinator – $35k-$45k

Today's job-search resource: Marketing Yourself (scroll down) seminar at the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum on Tuesday, March 30 - the cost is free for members; membership fee is $35 per year and will get you entry or reduced-fee admission to other events year-round at their adjacent to Hart Senate office building location on Capitol Hill

The event consists of three communication training workshops & and an open bar reception with light refreshments:
  • Practicing your Elevator Speech – the opportunity to be videotaped giving your elevator speech and receive feedback by professional speech coach Chris Jahnke of Positive Communications
  • Finding Mentors & Teachers – learn the fine art of acquiring and developing mentor relationships, led by Ramona Oliver, Communications Director of the SEIU
  • Marketing Yourself Via New Media – discover the best practices to market yourself online, led by Brad Bauman, Communications Manager for the Sunlight Foundation

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