Monday, March 15, 2010

One Thing Leads to Another

Previously-referenced opportunities closing this week.

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesExecutive Assistant – $89-$115k – job ID: PH-JP-10-321005 – Mar. 15

University of North CarolinaPublic Communications Specialist – promoting campus recreation/sports activities – $42k-$55k – Chapel Hill, NC – Mar. 15

Smithsonian InstitutionAssociate Director for External Affairs – National Museum of African American History and Culture – $119k-$165k – job ID: EX-10-05 – Mar. 15

World BankCommunications Associate/Online ProducerMar. 15

US Army - Public Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: NCFP10983713D – Mar. 15

Brookings InstitutionSenior Manager, Cross-Program InitiativesMar. 16

US Capitol/Office of the Chief Administrative OfficerOffice Greening Program Assistant – two vacancies – Mar. 16

Environmental Protection Agency
Public Affairs Specialist $78k-$115k job ID: RTP-DE-2010-0088 Mar. 17

Dept. of StatePublic Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: S/CRS-2010-0010 – Mar. 17

National Oceanic & Atmospheric AdministrationWriter/Editor – $42k-$97k – job ID: SO-WFMO-2010-0012 – Mar. 17

US Geological Survey
Program Analyst – $51k-$81k – job ID: HQ-2010-0108 – Mar. 17

National Education AssociationConfidential Associate - admin position - $68k-$88k - apply by Mar. 19

Non-profit animal rescue organization
in Loudoun County, Va. – Director of DevelopmentMar. 19

National Endowment for the HumanitiesPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$53k – job ID: 10-006A – Mar. 19

Korean EmbassySenior Researcher, Economic SectionMar. 19, 5:30 pm

Human Rights WatchUnited Nations Advocacy Director – New York – Mar. 22

The American Forest & Paper Association seeks Executive Director, Strategic Communications to lead advocacy communications strategy and is manage the full spectrum of communication channels including media relations, internal and member communications, the AF&PA brand, website, and publications.

JASS, a group promoting the visibility & organizing power of women worldwide, is looking for a talented, design-savvy, socially-conscious Communications Associate or Coordinator with relevant experience in communications, writing and social networking, and/or international human rights issues.

Some people can’t imagine what we do. We can’t imagine not doing it – that’s the stirring message from Volunteers for America. On our best days, we feel the same way:
Washington Hospital CenterSenior Media Relations Specialist

Corporation for Public Broadcasting:
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, curator of Monticello, seeks broadly experienced Director of Marketing & Public Relations. Charlottesville, Va. location, of course. Apply by Apr. 2 Marketing Specialist (scroll down) opportunity also available, also with an Apr. 2 deadline, and Internships, too.

Prefer to head a little further towards the southwest reaches of the Old Dominion? Virginia Tech is recruiting an Associate Director of Development for their College of Science – Blacksburg, Va. – review of resumes commences on Apr. 1

The Customer Advocacy Communications Representative for Sallie Mae will track and monitor relevant social media traffic and identify opportunities to make contact with the customer. They expect that 60% of your workday will be spent monitoring social media sites – Twitter, Facebook, blogs, etc. We don’t know if that’s excellent or depressing, but at least your pals here at DCPA+CJ will only be a click or two away.

Navy Engineering Logistics OfficePublic Affairs Officer – $105k-$136k – job ID 10MAR-9B-663443 – apply by Apr. 12

Children’s Hospital of the King’s DaughtersDevelopment Assistant – appears to mostly involve admin duties – Norfolk, Va.

We normally don’t highlight Director of Membership-type opportunities, but this position with the Biotechnology Institute also includes work the occasionally-covered-here fundraising/development field. Plus, it’s a young/small organization in a growing field – so that’s probably attractive to someone among our brilliant & discerning readership. Bonus coverage: they also have a list of links to biotech career resources.

Staying with the fundraising in healthcare science/technology beat – you should also check out the newly-created Director of Corporate Relations/Member Relations job with the Society for Interventional Radiology. Search managed by our friends at Staffing Advisors.

Newseum/Freedom ForumFundraising Internship

Seeing the Newseum referenced always prompts us to check out opportunities with the Gannett Corp. empire:
Sirius/XM RadioMusic Programming Coordinator – 6-12 months of music programming related experience at a satellite, traditional commercial, and/or college radio station required.

Various mystery employers
have entrusted SPARKS to fill several Admin jobs (click on DC, MD, VA links at left) – looks like mostly temporary opportunities.

Perhaps the future Digital Media Director for the Career College Association will want to update this page in his or her first few days on the job.

Join the poverty-foes at Martha's Table as part-time Admin Assistant to the President of the group. Or you could always volunteer your services.

And another part-time Executive Assistant/Office Manger gig available with mystery growing non-profit. Perfect for mothers hours, and happy hours, we would hope.

Americans for Financial Reform
Policy Internship

Your Monday career resource: Taegan Goddard's Political Job Hunt.

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