Tuesday, September 7, 2010

500 is Not Enough!

We kick off the Fall 2010 job- and intern-search season with the 500th edition of DC Public Affairs + Communications Jobs. Thanks for being here.

Conservation International
is seeking a committed, responsible, energetic, highly professional – and 3-5 years experienced – Executive Assistant to support the SVP of Marketing + Communications. Among your desired attributes: force of presence and influence skills: ability to accomplish complex assignments requiring cross-organization cooperation. Nicely put.

The Office of Study Abroad & International Exchange at American University is seeking a part-time Resource Specialist. Duties include event planning for activity fairs, receptions and faculty visits, program marketing and promotion, newsletter development, and admin duties. $10-$12/hr.

M80 Marketing seeks experienced Social Media Manager to manage social media and web projects as part of an agency team working for automotive client. Great company name, that. Image via the awesome Crakerpacks site

Society for the Arts in HealthcareDirector of Development – apply by Oct. 1

International Monetary FundSenior External Relations Officer, Media Relations – detailed knowledge of Asian economic and financial issues required; Mandarin or other regional language skills would be an asset.

United Nations Foundation:
We had to go across the Atlantic – in a manner of speaking – to bring you this State Legislative Analyst position with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy that is actually just a couple blocks from DCPA+CJ’s P.M. HQ (aka: home) in Old Town Alexandria. Weird.

Chamber of Commerce:
The DC outpost of an international law firm seeks a Communications Manager, enlisting the help of the Ford Agency with the search.

Newest opportunity with the American Council on Education: Executive Assistant/Admin Coordinator

The Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas seeks brand-new Executive Director – salary of at least $75k promised.

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month – accordingly, we declare Sept. 7 to be Communications Director Job at the LIFE Foundation Awareness Day.

The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration is seeking a master's level grad student in public administration, public affairs, or public policy for a part-time Intern/Communications Assistant slot for 10-12 weeks, starting in September - $12-$14/hr. – resume review starts Sept. 9 – more relevant opportunities available on NASPAA’s Public Service Careers job board.

Death Penalty Focus
Executive Director – San Francisco, CA – apply by Nov. 1

SEIUCampaign Field Coordinator – community organizing experience helpful – apply by Sept. 30

Several Boston-based opportunities with Partners in Health, helping improve & deliver healthcare to the poor and underserved:
We'll admit that we only clicked on this Admin Assistant slot with the National Pawnbrokers Association to see where the heck Keller, TX is actually located. (Answer – a little North of Ft. Worth).

American Society of Clinical Oncology:
RaytheonCommunications Manager – cybersecurity issues – requirements include at t least 8 years of related experience in media relations, employee communications and marketing communications, along with excellent editing skills & knowledge of AP style – Annapolis Junction, MD

AFL-CIO Center for Intl. Labor Solidarity:
Master’s degree in Labor Economics, Labor and Industrial Relations, Political Science, Sociology. Statistics or similar field? Excellent knowledge of research methods and econometrics? If yes, proceed to Project Associate position with the Transportation Learning Center – appropriately located near the Silver Spring Metro station.

Animal Welfare Approved is a nonprofit promoting – and certifying – high standards for animal care on family farms. Perhaps you can meet their standards for Media Associate (pdf) – but only if you’re willing to divulge your salaries past, present and hoped-for-in-future (see end of posting).

CFA InstituteDirector of Publications (search Charlottesville, Va. location)

Speaking of C'ville, here's a couple positions with the University of Virginia Health System – scroll back to find (one posted 8/30, one posted 8/17) or use advanced search and job #:
Army News ServiceSenior Correspondent – also serve as Writer/Editor for Soliders magazine – $74k-$97k – job ID: DMA-10-378084 – apply by Sept. 13

We tend to romanticize local tourism/visitor promotion jobs as sort of fun and perhaps even a little cushy, and working for an entity that fancies itself as wine & horse country further fuels the dream – Loudoun Convention & Visitors AssociationDirector of Public & Industry Relations – Leesburg, Va. – apply by Sept. 17. We'll take a 2001 Breaux Nebbiolo if you snare the post.

George Washington University (scroll down or use job ID):
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