Friday, April 30, 2010

Excited at EMC

RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. You’re down with that, right? Scroll to find their Government Relations Specialist position, or use job ID: 12610

The National Association on School-Based Health Care seeks Marketing & Communications Intern for variety of research & writing duties, as well as work on their web/social media presence. 15-to-20 hours a week commitment preferred.

New to recent-ish opportunities in the DC offices of the imagination-at-work General Electric crew:
Susan G. Komen for the CureAdmin Assistant, Government Relations -requires 2-5 years of directly related administrative experience.

For your far-flung-Friday wants/needs: Director of Major Gifts (pdf) with the Jewish Museum in New York – 92nd & 5th, to be exact

Far-flung, Part 2 – National Writing ProjectDirector of Strategic Communications - $100k-$130k – Berkley, CA – apply by May 20

Jobfox claims the Institute of Food Technologists is currently short one Director of Media Relations, locatable in DC or Chicago. IFT themselves say no, we’re fine right now, thanks. We’ll let you puzzle out who’s fibbing here.

They look pretty excited at computer software/storage stalwart EMC. Search Arlington, Va. or job ID 53810BR to get in on the fun as Senior Manager, Government Relations

Rock out every day as Director, Government Affairs of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Congressional experience required; knowledge of transportation/finance issues a plus.

Ready to throw in the towel on that whole public affairs and communications jobs bit? (Lord knows we are!) Why not help sell electric cars instead? Tesla MotorsStore Coordinator

The smart people at the Brookings Institution want to send you to Doha, Qatar as a Communications & Program Assistant at the Brookings Doha Center. Arabic fluency strongly preferred.

A wide variety of communications/outreach tasks, and an Ashburn, Va. base of operations – that’s what’s on tap for you as Director of Community Relations for Loudoun Water.

Washington Post Co.Community Relations Specialist – two-to-three years of experience in events, community relations or media are required

Dept. of Homeland SecurityExternal Relations Specialist - $89k-$115k – job ID: DHSHQ10-340457-PL – apply by May 5

Federal Emergency Management AgencyInternational Relations Specialist - $51k-$97k – job ID: AN339968 - apply by May 4

US PharmacopoeiaMedia Relations Manager – media relations experience, video-related skills, social media expertise all part of what they’re looking for; written/spoken knowledge of Mandarin Chinese desirable.

City of Takoma Park, MarylandMedia Relations Specialist – experience with web/internet technologies and graphic design software desired – $22-$24/hr

We leave you with this Friday nugget: a trade association HR staffer recently told us that, given the large number of resumes she receives for most positions with her organization, her first cut is to simply eliminate anything she receives from an email with an unprofessional or quirky sounding email address. So, if you're wondering why you're not getting any interviews, – or why you never heard back from the World Bank despite your obvious qualifications, – maybe it's time to add a more John-or-Jane-Doe type email address to your jobsearch arsenal.

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