Friday, March 26, 2010

F Words

Friday at your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource features fantality and a few far-flung opportunities; as our frequently-too-frisky Veep might suggest, we hope one of these fine jobs turns out to be a big ******* deal for you.

A new opportunity with group from our Saturday Washingtonian Great Places roster – American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationDirector, Political Advocacy – $69k-$76k

Also more from Great Places-listed Ogilvy PR:
Not really so far-flung, and yet so far removed from the usual offerings here – The Inn at Little WashingtonDirector of Marketing – they seek candidates who work with a high level of integrity, communicating and demonstrating efficiency in our culture of fantality; half-way between fantasy and reality. Click and dream some more.

Yes, you’ll have to register with MediaBistro to see this New York-based Account Exec position with international PR/public affairs firm Brown Lloyd James – but it’s quick, free and painless, and we’ve never been spammed by them. Language expertise in Arabic, Mandarin, or Farsi is preferred, along with working knowledge of the cultural, political, economic, historical and social/ethnic aspects of the Middle Eastern and Asian region.

Diesel Technology ForumDirector of Media Relations – Frederick, MD – we assume they have a preference for candidates who look like this

Discovery CommunicationsManager, Publicity & Social Media – Five or more years related communications/publicity work experience required, including demonstrated experience with Social Media and Web 2.0 channels.

So here’s a fine-sounding Monster-generated call for a Media Relations Director with a leading international law firm. A quick search for the fax # listed there leads to this yes-it-is-indeed-a-leading-international-law-firm link (pdf). Proceeding further their careers page, we find no reference to the Media Relations Director slot noted above – but do see Business Development Coordinator, Tax and Business Development Coordinator, Energy that might interest some of you.

Miss the feel of Crane’s paper in your hands as you hold it to the light, making sure the watermark is right-side up before you put it into the printer? The old-school types at the Mohonk Preserve prefer hard copy applications for their Director of Communications (pdf) opportunity. New Paltz, NY – apply by Apr. 9.

American Advertising FederationInternship – experience with HTML & Adobe Indesign required

Navy Federal Credit UnionSenior Copywriter – $55k-$74k

DC office of the American Academy of Pediatrics seeks a highly-motivated Legislative Assistant (scroll down) to help with development and implementation of all public policy programs and related activities. Two-plus years experience in a health or government arena; and knowledge of legislative and regulatory processes required; Hill or association background desirable. Fundraising pros might also be interested in their Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations position located in the Elk Grove, IL HQ.

Pew Charitable Trusts/Pew Environment Group
seeks Director, Global Warming - at least ten years of professional experience with energy and climate change research and policy required.

Novo NordiskDirector of Public Policy at the aspiring world’s leading diabetes care company

More for your far-flung Friday wants and needs – Pacific Research InstituteDevelopment Writer – PRI promotes the principles of individual freedom in personal freedom-celebrating San Francisco, CA – search managed by Talent Market.

US Postal ServiceAdvertising Specialist – we’d have more info available, but our computer did not get along well with the ******-up USPS employment page. We hope you’ll have better luck, or perhaps just the the good sense to avoid it altogether.

Your Friday job-search resource – admin and temp opportunities aplenty from The Office Team. We suggest using zipcode/radius search.

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