Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Social Living, Social Networks, and a Happy Hour!

Lots of fun stuff (and great jobs) today - we'll start your Wednesday off with a mark-your-calender note from the DC Chapter of the Society for International Development join them for a Career Fair on Friday, October 8th from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, DC. They expect about 40 different organizations to participate. This is a great opportunity to get information on entry- and mid-level jobs in the rewarding field of international development - don't miss it!

istry Interpreters for the Deaf represents the professionals who facilitate communication between people who are deaf or hard of hearing and people who can hear. They have an open spot on the roster for a sharp Communications Assistant (pdf) - knowledge of (or willingness to learn) American Sign Language preferred. Near King St. Metro in Old Town.

University Corporation for Atmospheric ResearchClimate Program Specialist – serves as central coordinator for the day-to-day activities of the National Climate Assessment Coordination Office providing technical, operational, and administrative expertise to projects and operations.

Gawker MediaOffice Assistant – New York

DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $72k-$92k – apply by Sept. 18

We were unable to confirm this Dice-sourced Communications Specialist opportunity with the probably-intense Peak Performance ® pushers at Silo Smashers. Now Hulk angry!

At the other end of the potential rage spectrum we find the assumedly calm and cheerful folks at Living Social, who want to job-vite you over for cocktails and a Manager, Public Relations position.

Latest (since just last week) with the American Bar Association:

Digging deep in the hard-to-fathom recesses of the Pan American Health Organization’s careers page, we come up with this Advisor, Media Relations & Special Events posting – $66k-$71k – two year term – apply by Oct. 22

Edelman PR:

Ameresco – green, clean, sustainable – and hiring:


Facebook seeks Manager, Public Policy – be sure to friend us if you get the job.

We’re always delighted to reference opportunities with the Society for Neuroscience – which gives us an excuse to check out the latest cover of the Journal of Neuroscience:

Scroll down through a diverse set opportunities with the National Building Museum:

Jobs for the Future identifies develops, and promotes new education and workforce strategies that help communities, states, and the nation COMPETE IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY [their caps]. – Vice President, Communications – Boston, MA

National Federation of Independent BusinessOnline Marketing Coordinator – and here’s a social media bonus LinkedIn version

IT and program management consulting firm JPI has an opening for an opening for a Communications Specialist/Senior Project Manager (scroll down) with five to ten years combined communications and project management/management consulting experience for work with US Coast Guard client – nestled in among a few project management/business development positions.

Sustainable Design has been a platform issue of the American Society for Interior Designers for a decade – but this Sustainable Design Coordinator job is the first staff position to be dedicated to this effort.

Here’s some selected verbiage from the Policy Assistant posting with Enterprise Community Partners: proactively supports – fast-paced – great opportunity – high energy – arrange & coordinate – quick/courteous – Superior professionalism, diplomacy, composure and flexibility.

Our friends at the British Embassy are already casting about for Spring 2011 Interns in a variety of fields – applications due by Oct. 29.

The Benin Education Fund is a U.S.-based nonprofit that has provided scholarships and educational support to over 550 students in rural West Africa. You can help the cause as their next Development Intern – or join them for a happy hour fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 16 at Tonic (Foggy Bottom location, 21st & G NW)

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