Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Verifier - sounds like the name of a new series on F/X

Program note: The 4/29 just-the-jobs Thursday edition of DCPA+CJ will arrive a little later than usual (like noon or thereabouts, we hope)

Association of National Advertisers
Receptionist/Admin Assistant – duties include media monitoring/daily clip reports; attend/report on Congressional hearings; assist with editing, formatting and distribution of written materials, and other admin taskings.

Welz & Weisel Communications is seeking mid-level PR professionals to support technology clients. Ideal candidates will have three to six years experience implementing PR strategies and creating campaigns for technology companies and strong contacts within the IT trade and business press.

Looks like a LOT of Summer Intern opportunities are available with the Dept. of Commerce and related sub-agencies. Apply by May 3 for strongest consideration.

National Association of CountiesAssociate Research Director – here’s what your 9-to-5 looks like: perform research and writing duties on county government issues, including governmental structure, taxation, budgeting, service delivery, local government management, etc. and develop survey instruments, conduct targeted surveys and write research and analytical reports.

A hundred-plus – really! – jobs and internships in the US and worldwide with Save the Children. We wouldn’t even know where to begin. And, if you think the jobs are done once the internships appear – keep going: more jobs will show up. Lots of Haiti-related/located positions in the haul.

Aerospace Industries Association
Executive Director, NextGen Institute

If ascending numbers in urls are to be believed this Managing Supervisor, Corporate/B2G Communications posting is the latest opportunity in the DC offices of Fleishman-Hillard. Experience with defense, technology and/or professional services clients and the government market preferred. More available nation- and world-wide.

Government Accountability Projectmultiple intern opportunities – stipends mentioned

The Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association is looking for a Legislative Admin Assistant to join them in their presumably-cozy Senate-side satellite offices on Capitol Hill.

Opportunities in the DC offices of PETA:
And, of a similar vein - Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges seeks Summer Intern for projects related to an academic diversity initiative.

The prospect of serving as Director of Internet Communications for the ACLU will surely appeal to many of you - but the New York location will be a deal-breaker for some (and a sweetener for others). You have until May 19 to decide.

The latest from the US Chamber of Commerce - Special Assistant – providing administrative and secretarial support to the Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel and the Executive Director, Workforce Freedom Initiative. We recently covered many of the other jobs currently available at the Chamber.

Posting a job from the Chamber usually prompts us to take a look at what’s available with their brothers-in-arms at the National Association of Manufacturers. And frankly, we like the sound of a job titled Verifier. It’s a part-time position.

Speaking of cool-sounding job titles: Confidential Assistant at the Administrative Office of US Courts - $56k-$99k - job ID: 10-OJCES-339052 - apply by May 6

O'Keeffe & Company seeks Senior Account Executive to help provide a wide range of services for high-tech clientele. Heart-of-Old-Town location.

We're guessing you would make some excellent contacts and further your fundraising career with a stint as Development Director with the Philanthropy Roundtable. Search managed by Talent Market.

Greenpeace has engaged Koya Consulting to identify, qualify and bring aboard a Development Director to lead their 300-person (wow!) development staff.

Intern, of the paid sort, with a pretty-impressed-with-themselves leading energy advisory firm. So, you’re set for the summer.

Prominent, shy DC-based Middle East think tank seeks entry-level Staff Assistant. Admin, social media & communications responsibilities referenced.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has a newly-available opportunity for an energetic, flexible, organized and responsible Publications and Events Intern to work approx 20 hrs/wk for the month of May 2010. Duties include assisting with a variety of marketing and research projects; handling publications and permission requests, setting up publications displays, taking inventory, distributing book reviews, and various other tasks. Here's more about Carnegie & their publications department. Send resume & letter to: Zeena Feldman -

Your Wednesday job resource - looking to keep track of the opportunities that come available with with Discovery Communications? You can keep up with new offerings via their job-specific twitter feed. We'll be cataloging other relevant twitter job-sharers in an upcoming Saturday edition.

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