Monday, July 19, 2010

Jargon-Free + Down-to-Earth

A no-nonsense and straightforward set for what we hope is a no-nonsense and straightforward Monday for us (and you). Previously-noted opportunities closing this week:

Private Equity CouncilOffice Associate/Receptionist – $30k-$35k – July 19

Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaExecutive AssistantJuly 19

Open Society Institute – New York-based, except as noted:
American University:
Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServiceAnalyst, Foreign Affairs – $105k-$136k – job ID: GS-0130-14/14 – July 20

Arabella Philanthropic Advisors:
United Nations Foundation
World Bank:
West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV
ACLU of MichiganField Director – Detroit, MI – July 21

Alice Ferguson FoundationDirector of DevelopmentJuly 23

InterActionSenior Director, Humanitarian PolicyJuly 23

Migration Policy Institute Office ManagerJuly 23

New America Foundation
Policy Analyst, Asset Building ProgramJuly 23

Institute for Policy Studies Economic Justice Organizer – Program on Inequality and the Common Good – Boston, MA – July 23

Brookings Institution:
British EmbassyHead of Political, Press & Public Affairs – Atlanta, GA – July 25


Constitutional Accountability Center – think tank, law firm, and action center dedicated to defending/promoting this viewpoint:
Crowell & MoringSenior Manager of Marketing & Business Development – can also search here, via DC location (assorted admin/IT/paralegal also available)

Fresh Director of Marketing & Communications (search job ID 170893) opportunity with General Dynamics – requires 12-15 years of directly related experience in marketing and communications; prefer candidate have experience with General Dynamics and/or government contracting, IT and professional services industry market.

PBS recently unveiled several Fall Intern opportunities – including Government Affairs and Communications/Marketing – program, admin & digital also represented

We’ll give the Air Traffic Control Association credit for breaking down their cheerfully jargon-free and down-to-earth job description for Communications Manager between big stuff (web content, quarterly journal, monthly bulletin, daily clips) and the other stuff (marketing work, press lists/releases, etc.). Aviation knowledge helpful, but not essential – and a willingness pitch in when needed looks like a must.

Office of the Director of National IntelligenceSpecial Assistant – $74k-$97k – mainly admin duties – job ID: HJ227 – apply by July 30

Fairfax CountyCommunications Specialist, Dept. of Family Services – $51k-$68k – oversees design, development, production, distribution, updating and inventory of department-wide public information materials – coordinates video projects - writes/produces employee newsletter and annual report – apply by July 23

There’s a lot to like about this Director of Web Communications opportunity with Radford University – including $70k-$80 compensation – but we couldn’t locate it on the Radford site – Sept. 4 closing date noted – Radford, Va.

Staying on the couldn’t-confirm-it beat – Enable AmericaStrategic Communications Director – we’re not able to find it here

University of MarylandExecutive Director of Marketing & Communications – Smith School of Business – apply by Aug. 6

American Councils for International Education:
APCO Worldwide is seeking VP or Senior VP level candidates – focus on digital, crisis or corporate communications

Council on Foreign Relations – lots of New York-based Fall Internships

The Trust for America’s Health has a recent & sobering report on childhood & adult obesity rates – and a much-better-for-you Communications Manager opportunity, too.

Discovery CommunicationsSocial Media Specialist – in their words: new position is a unique opportunity to build on the strong affinity our fans feel for our shows, encouraging them to interact and add to the brand experiences of DCI – our take: probably a pretty great gig.

Matthews Media Group develops strategies that accelerate patient enrollment, achieve participant retention goals, and raise awareness for hundreds of clinical trials around the globe. Part of the Ketchum/Omincom empire:
Semi-mysterious labor-related organization seeks Legislative Assistant – we think it might be this group (we googled wemoveamerica)

Social Security WorksLegislative Director – full-time position available through December 2010, with the possibility of an extension through some or all of 2011

Your job search tool of the day: career guidance/advice and trends via the Wall Street Journal careers page – and, of course – their job advertisements/listings, where we've found a few DC-area opportunities we hadn't seen elsewhere.

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