Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest

Securities & Exchange CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$151k – job ID: 10-352537-DA – apply by June 22

Human Rights Campaign:
Strategic communications consulting firm is hiring an Account Supervisor for DC office to work on a key client account. Responsibilities include: represent client at events; draft communications plans; write news releases & web content; assemble media lists; and pitch to media. If you’re a go-getter with strong secondary research skills and AP writing style skills, they covet you! Must be able to travel to client office in Northern Virginia 2-3 times/wk. Ideal candidate will have 4-8 years’ experience & have worked with Vocus software. Resume & cover letter to

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in the heart of Old Town Alexandria seeks graceful & efficient Director of Communications on a part-time basis.

World BankSenior Communications Officer, Climate Investment Funds – apply by June 17

National Association of Letter CarriersRegional Field Coordinator – plenty of travel promised

PBS – bunch of new stuff:
Speaking of public TV – Maryland Public Television – Owings Mills, MD:
AAAManager of Regulatory Affairs

CoBank may actually be the $58 billion cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America that they claim to be – but we’ve never heard of them. Sounds like an elaborate scam to us – but maybe you’re willing to investigate further and apply for their otherwise fine-sounding Government Relations Specialist slot, supporting public affairs/GR staff in lobbying, industry relations, and grassroots advocacy activities.

Capitol Hospice – scroll down to find:
Atlas Economic Research FoundationVice President, Institute Relations – responsible for Atlas’s efforts in providing advice to think tanks and other intellectual entrepreneurs looking to promote free-market ideas – search managed by Talent Market

Fannie MaeCommunity Relations Specialist, Making Homes Affordable (search communications/public affairs category or job # 27679)

“No Mom – I got a job with ACORE – not ACORN – yes, I know Glenn Beck says they're evil, but it’s not ACORN, it’s ACORE …. look, just put Dad on the phone, OK?” That’s how we see it playing out for you, when you score Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships with the American Council on Renewable Energy.

Capitol College, est. 1927, is the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business. They are looking for a Director of Corporate & Gov’t Relations to help bring in revenue from business and government sources. Laurel, MD

Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the
Central Intelligence Agency. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. And with that caveat out of the way, check out this recently-posted Public Affairs Officer opportunity – $60k-$70k

Grant Thornton:
  • Grassroots/PAC Manager
  • Executive Director – seeking highly-motivated individual to help improve awareness & understanding of GT's vital role in the economy and shape the policy initiatives and messaging on critical issues impacting investors, the Firm, and the accounting profession.
National Association of Public Hospitals & Health SystemsWeb Writer/Publications Editor

CQ/Roll Call:
American Federation of TeachersAssistant Director, Public Affairs – $91k – extensive writing responsibilities referenced

New opportunities with Octagon Sports Marketing’s Atlanta, Ga. outpost – click on link on right side of page to find:
  • Marketing Coordinator/Intern – Aug. 2010 through Jan. 2011 term – paid position
  • Account Exec – principal responsibility will be to assist with the implementation of the customer hosting components of client's NASCAR sponsorship
The Republican Majority for Choice seeks Executive Assistant – entry level position – social media savvy sought

International/American Associations of Dental ResearchPublications Coordinator – experience with SAGEtrack/ScholarOne manuscript review system moves your resume to the top of the pile

Citizens Against Government Waste
Manager, Online Communications – experience with Convivio CMS system a plus, as would seem a fondness for pig-related imagery

Your Wednesday job-search resource: Good Job! – a new-to-the-scene nonprofit-focused job board plus career advice blog.


freestyler said...

You do a fanatastic job! (And you're entertaining.)

Gordon Barnes said...

Thanks for the super-kind words. This week was some of our (well, it's just me) better work, I think.