Friday, June 25, 2010

Rock Stars & Romanovs

We’ll start your Friday job-searchings with this fresh Account Supervisor opportunity at Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications – seeking candidates with 6-10 years of experience including agency background, and a history of working with technology or government-focused media.

The latest opportunity at Widmeyer Communications: Vice President for their PreK-12 Education practice group - at least 10 years of experience required of PR agency, media relations and/or other relevant communications background required; familiarity with national/state education policy issues and contacts with education reporters/influentials a plus. Widmeyer also continues to seek Account Manager/Senior Account Manager candidates; again preferably with education policy experience.

The Federation of Associations in Behavior & Brain Sciences seeks Freelance Writer – and, since they’re a collective of related associations, we thought we’d try to find a relevant opportunity at one of their members – and the first one we came up with was Development Coordinator at the American Psychological Association.

The American Immigration Lawyers Association unabashedly seeks rock star-type candidates for their Marketing Associate position. And, a little closer to the border, we see that the Pizza Hut outposts of Marble Falls, TX also seek Rock Star Managers.

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of External Affairs, Archives of American Art – $90k-$110k – apply by July 31

Help fight the scourge of the Romanovs as Office Coordinator for the Hemophilia Federation of America – bilingual a plus, ideally w/ Spanish.

To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan
– that should put you in the right mood as you apply for Public Affairs Specialist with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs – $89k-$136k – job ID: VZ-10-GKP-359150 – apply by July 8

For your far-flung Friday needs, we look to the Pacific Northwest for Cobalt – the self-assessed leading provider of digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We just like the word cobaltSenior Manager, Public Relations & Media – Seattle, WA – but wait, there are some local opportunities, too, in the sales/ad/marketing fields:
Independent Sector is the leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and worldwide:
We featured Press Secretary with the Union of Concerned Scientists just last week – we either missed this DC-or-Cambridge-MA-based Energy Outreach Coordinator position at that time, or it’s new since then.

Bill of Rights InstitutePresident – search managed by Talent Market

New from MicrosoftDirector, Government Affairs

Death Penalty Information CenterCommunications Coordinator – apply by July 7

More from the far-flung file – American ExpressDirector, Public Affairs – serve as external communications lead for the Consumer Travel Network; develop & implement PR strategies for CTN products and enhancements; manage a PR agency to maximize results – New York – can also search here, putting job ID 124316BR in the keyword box

Corporation for National & Community Service
Public Affairs Associate – $42k-$62k – apply by July 1

Susan Davis InternationalCivilian Military Public Affairs Counsel – military public affairs experience coupled with private sector public relations/pubic affairs experience required

Chamber of Commerce:
New (or at least posted since 6/20) with the International Securities ExchangeGovernment Relations Director – you should have 7-10 years of experience in government relations, preferably in the area of financial services or stock / derivatives exchanges; previous experience as a Congressional staffer on the Senate Banking Committee or House Financial Services Committee moves your CV to the top of the pile.

HoneywellAdmin Assistant, Government Relations – can also search here, using DC location or job # 00136218

United Way:
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association seeks a PAC Manager – PAC/fundraising experience, along with political/Capitol Hill background is preferred. Their part-time Beef Quality Assurance Assistant slot makes no mention of tasting/sampling or grilling duties, but we suggest wearing your favorite chef’s apron to the interview, anyway.

For your Friday job-search reference - Idealist is super-popular & prolific source of nonprofit jobs - and don't miss their free-to-download (or pay for printed versions) guides for first-job and career-switching nonprofit job seekers.

Best wishes for a super-great-heart-of-summer weekend from your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource.

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