Monday, April 5, 2010


We start your sports-busy Monday with a lot of previously-found opportunities closing this week.

Virginia State Bar AssociationExecutive Assistant – to mid-$40k – Richmond, Va. – Apr. 5

Human Rights WatchUS Advocacy DirectorApr. 5

NokiaSiemens NetworksHead of Policy & Public Affairs – note: global position\check location w/ hiring managerApr. 5, 24:00 GMT

Nature Conservancy – search by job ID or scroll back for:
Vietnam Education FoundationProgram Associate – $35k-$50k – job ID: VEF-10-01 – Apr. 7

General MotorsExecutive Assistant, Legislative Affairs – (search DC location or job number ADM0001045) – Apr. 7

Dept. of Health & Human Services:
Institute for Defense AnalysesManager, Corporate CommunicationsApr. 9

GreenpeaceField Organizer – Columbus, OH; New York; Atlanta, GA; Miami, FL; Austin, TX – Apr. 9

Library of CongressDeputy Director & Senior Specialist – $165k – job ID: 100023 – Apr. 9

Carbon War RoomDirector of DevelopmentApr. 9

Washington Area Bicyclist AssociationExecutive Director (pdf) – Apr. 9

Brookings Institution Research Assistant, Metropolitan Policy Program – part-time & temporary position – Apr. 9

Environmental Law Institute
Web Editor, Environmental Law Reporter – $35k-$40k – Apr. 9

U.S.- China Economic and Security Review CommissionResearch Assistant (pdf) – $34k-$45k – Apr. 9

Arabella Philanthropic Investment AdvisorsOperations Assistant – reception/admin – Apr. 9

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Associate Director of Media Relations – $58k-$73k salary noted hereApr. 9

Mohonk Preserve Director of Communications (pdf) – New Paltz, NY – Apr. 9

Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL) – Legislative Assistant/Counsel – Judiciary Committee related issues – apply by Apr. 10

ACLULobbyist Assistant – apply by Apr. 10

Executive Office of the PresidentReference Librarian – $51k-$81k – job ID: OA-10-19-JJ-DE – Apr. 11

B&D ConsultingHealth Policy Advisor – previous experience should include substantive work for a committee of jurisdiction, in a health care agency, or other healthcare-related entity (not-for-profit, manufacturer, etc), or as a health LA. Science background and/or graduate degree preferred.

A mystery important-sounding corporate entity based in Raleigh, NC has enlisted the Repovich-Reynolds Group, and the beguilingly-named Smooch Reynolds, to track down the perfect Director, US Corporate Communications hire. We like their primer on key business exec metrics; how do you measure up?

Perseus LLC
is a merchant bank/private equity outfit that seems pretty serious at first glance. Their DC-based Executive Assistant opportunity looks serious and challenging, too.

College Summit partners with school districts and states to increase their college-going rates by fostering a culture where going to college is the expectation of every student. Your big-picture-seeing and important-sounding spot on the team: Strategic Initiatives Manager.

M+R Strategic Services:
The International Association of Firefighters seeks Press Secretary to handle broad portfolio of communications and media-related activities. Mid $60k.

National Association of Chain Drug Stores seeks Director, Public Policy to helm policy development and analysis on Medicare Part D and other issues impacting their membership. You'll spend your days drafting regulatory comments, conducting legislative analysis, preparing advocacy materials, and representing industry in coalitions and before the executive branch.

Society for Neuroscience
Graphics Designer

Latest Baltimore-based opportunities with the NAACP:
The Advancement ProjectSummer Legal Internship – for law students or recent law school graduates. fluency in Spanish is also a plus.

WMATA/MetroStrategic Communications & Policy Specialist (scroll to bottom, choose Enter Metro Career Center, and scroll or use job # 100207) $80k-$120k apply by Apr. 16

As promised Friday, along with this listing for Assistant Director of Communications – a full rundown of opportunities in DC and nationwide with British Embassy/Consulate offices:
Center for the Study of Social PolicyCommunications Director (pdf) – at least 8 to 10 years experience leading communications or media projects required

Friends of the National Zoo: Media Relations Specialist, part-time – Development Coordinator – along with admin, retail, food-service & related positions.

Henry M. Jackson (aka Scoop) Foundation seeks Communications Specialist for the Military HIV Research Program. Messaging, writing assignments/newsletters, web-related work and media relations. Caveat: job dates back to Feb. 1 when you search for it here.

Here’s your wake-up call (ha!) for opportunities with the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council – NYC, 44th & 8th Avenue, to be specific:
Belfair Center for Science & International AffairsResearch Associate – Master's degree in public administration, public policy, political science, or a related field is required, along with at least three years experience performing independent research and significant knowledge of current international security issues. Cambridge, MA.

Look – yet another fine healthcare-related opportunity – really, someone could do a whole blog of just healthcare advocacy jobs. Now where were we? Oh right … PfizerSenior Director/Director, International Government Relations. Their requirements/preferences include: five+ years government or GR/lobbying experience - pharmaceutical industry experience preferred - in-depth understanding of European and Latin American trade issues.

Your Monday job search resource - the New York Times (and those meddling government types) wonder if your unpaid internship is really just free labor.

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