Friday, October 29, 2010

Hey, It's Friday!

Connectiv Solutions is a self-assessed rapidly growing organization seeking a talented and dedicated part-time Director of Marketing and Communications to join their progressive crew on a consultant, part-time and 1099 basis.

Praecere Public Relations seeks a part-time Intern starting Jan. 2011, for at least four months. Substantive duties and real PR work/experience promised, as well as a paycheck. Preference is given to candidates with work-related background in travel and tourism.

Russ Reid
– a government affairs firm specializing in representing not-for-profits –seeks experienced Legislative Assistant. Professional attitude, an honest and earnest disposition, and an excellent work ethic are all valued.

World Relief – Baltimore, MD
We suspect there are some excellent vacation-related benefits attached to the Vice President for Government Affairs post with the American Society of Travel Agents.

The Dept. of Communication Studies & Professional Writing at the University of Maryland's University College seeks qualified and experienced adjunct faculty members to teach courses in Communication and the Law - Mass Communication (media/ new technologies) – Speech Communication - Journalism, photojournalism - Public Relations - Business Writing - Technical Writing - various area campus locations - advanced degree/PhD desired.

The Maryland Hospital Association seeks Director of Communications (pdf) - experience with health care organizations for whom advocacy is a key function is preferred - Elkridge, MD

Prominent, international PR firm seeks a polished Executive/Public Relations Assistant – temp-to-hire opportunity, up to $45k – search managed by CityStaff (a company we need to add to our ever-expanding list of local and national search firms – many of which specialize in communications, non-profit and other relevant-to-you categories).

Handwriting Without Tears (sounds like a good idea) – Marketing Communications Manager – apply by Oct. 30, presumably with a legible signature on your application letter.

Creation of public relations strategies for operating units business and programs; monitor news using tools such as Meltwater; prepare daily reports for dissemination to staff ..... and it goes on like that for PR Specialist with Textron Systems in Hunt Valley, MD

We took the long way home and found this DC-based Legislative Counsel/Advisor position with some unknown employer via – search managed by Pittsburgh-located DiSenzo Personnel Specialists – experience with Commerce, Judiciary and Banking committees preferred for Internet policy practice.

The transparency-in-government advocates at the Sunlight Foundation seek Online Content Manager to help run web properties including Transparency DataInfluence ExplorerPoligraft – and the actually almost-as-fun-as-it-sounds Party Time! site.

Also on the online watch-dog beat, we see a Program Assistant post available with in Berkley, CA

New and new-ish with the DCI Group:
Premier Inc. collects and analyzes clinical and financial data from its member hospitals and helps share/interpret this data via educational resources and best practices – your place in this whole operation would be Director, Public Affairs

Sierra Club:
National GeographicCommunications Specialist, Digital Media – responsible for a wide range of traditional and non traditional publicity functions, ranging from initiating traditional media coverage for assigned clients to seeking social media opportunities for Nat Geo.

Friday’s resource: career advice and jobs of the progressive, lefty variety from

Finally – we suggest topping off your hopefully-great Jobstoberfest! by stopping by the long-awaited Rustico in Ballston. Awesome.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Work in Progress

We'll continue to add to this just-the-jobs Thursday edition throughout the day.

1) American Association for JusticeAssociate Director of Marketing

2) Boscobel Marketing CommunicationsAccount Exec – note: $500 referral fee, per Monday's comment section

3) Dept. of EnergyLegislative Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: HQ-11-DE-1-ARPAE-1-20 – apply by Oct. 29

4-6) Georgetown University:
7) Golin Harris – several new positions including Account Exec and Account Supervisor recently added in Los Angeles, CA office

8) International Association of Amusement Parks and AttractionsMarketing Manager

9) Kaiser PermanenteSenior Legislative Manager

10) National Legal Aid & Defender AssociationDirector of Communications – $90k-$100k

11) PETASpecial Assistant, Office of the President

12-13) Porter-Novelli:
14) Prominent DC law firmLegislative Admin Assistant – up to $55k – search managed by Graham Staffing Services

15) Society of General Internal Medicine Development Coordinator

16) Unidentified association management companyAssociation Communications & Programs Manager – low-mid $30k

17) American Public Gas AssociationManager of Government Affairs – low $70k

18-21) Carmen Group (scroll down):
22-23) National Association of Homebuilders:
24) RAND CorporationDirector, Office of Congressional Relations (go to advanced search, use job # 2776)

25) Alliance to Save EnergyPolicy & Research Intern – $11/hr – apply by Nov. 3

26) Argus MediaEnvironmental Reporter

27) Council of Graduate SchoolsResearch Associate – note: we had their also-shown New Media & Communications Associate position a few weeks back.

28) Environment & Energy Study InstituteInternships – development, communications & policy

29) Environmental Defense FundDirector of Congressional Affairs/President

30) Working AmericaSenior Development Associate

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Think Tank Jobs, 6th Edition

We return to one of our most-viewed special edition categories – jobs and internships at think tanks and other organizations largely engaged in public policy research. Please add any suggestions for groups we've missed in the comments field.

America SpeaksResearch Intern and Program Intern

American Enterprise Institute (scroll down):
American Foreign Policy CouncilInternships – apply by Nov. 1

Aspen Institute:
Atlantic Council of the U.S.
Bill of Rights Institute - Development Officer - search managed by Talent Market

Brookings Institution:
British American Security Information CouncilIntern info (scroll down)

Carnegie Endowment for World Peace:
Cato Institute:
Center for American Progress:
Center for Global Development:
Center for International PolicyInternships – apply by Nov. 1

Center for Law and Social Policy – Internships: Workforce Development Research & Outreach and Communications

Center for Responsive Politics:
Center for Strategic & International Studies:
Center on Budget & Policy Priorities:
Chicago Council on Public Affairs – Chicago, IL:
Competitive Enterprise InstituteInternships – more info here – apply by Nov. 15

Council on Foreign Relations
Economic Policy Institute:
Education Sector - Internships

Eisenhower InstituteInternships – apply by Dec. 15

Eurasia FoundationIntern info – Russian language skills preferred

Federation of American Scientists:
Foreign Policy Research InstituteInternships – Philadelphia, PA – apply by Jan. 15

Foundation on Economic TrendsInternships

Freedom Forum - Internships (be sure to scroll to bottom for specific listings)

Freedom House:
The Fund for PeaceInternships – apply by Dec. 1

Goldwater Institute - Vice President of Fundraising - Phoenix, AZ - search managed by Talent Market

Henry L. Stimson CenterInternships – apply by Nov. 15

Heritage Foundation:
Hudson InstituteIntern info

International Center for Research on Women - Senior Director of Development

International Crisis Group:
International Food Policy Research Institute:
Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University:
Institute for Policy StudiesInternships – apply by Jan. 15

Institute for the Study of War
Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies:
MacArthur Foundation – Chicago, IL – deadline info here
Manhattan Institute – New York:
Mansfield Foundation:
Media Research Center – scroll down for Development Assistant and Internships

Middle East InstituteInternships – apply by Nov. 15

Migration Policy Institute - Internships - apply by Nov. 15

National Center for Public Policy Research

National Endowment for DemocracySenior Planning Officer

National Institute for Public PolicyInternships & Fellowships

Nixon Center:
Open Society Institute:
Pacific Research InstituteVice President of Development – San Francisco, CA

Pew Charitable Trusts:
Population Reference BureauProject Manager and Policy Analyst (scroll down) – Eliminating National Gaps, Advancing Global Equity Program

Public Forum Institute:
RAND Corporationopportunities in DC area & nationwide

Research Triangle Institute – wide variety of policy research opportunities, most appear health-related, but admin slots also noted – mostly Research Triangle Park, NC plus DC and worldwide opportunities

Texas Public Policy Foundation
Intern info – Austin, TX

Third Way:
Truman National Security Project:
Urban Institute:
Woodrow Wilson Center:
Worldwatch InstituteInternships

Monday, October 25, 2010

Hygiene, Heating, Harvard & Health

Do you really like it when we kick off your job-seek Monday with a large roster of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week? OK, then – enjoy:

Asia FoundationAssistant DirectorOct. 25

Cal State University, StanislausAssociate Vice President for Communications & Public Affairs (pdf) – $105k-$140k – Turlock, CA – Oct. 25

DoD/Defense Media ActivityWriter/Editor – 2 vacancies – $74k-$97k – job ID: DMA-11-396563-RB – Oct. 25

Kent School DistrictExecutive Director, Communications & School/Community Partnerships – $110k-$123k – Kent, WA – Oct. 25

Robert Wood Johnson FoundationWeb Architect – Princeton, NJ – Oct. 25

USAID/Global Health Fellows ProgramTuberculosis Communications AdvisorOct. 25

Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of DevelopmentOct. 26

ConocoPhillipsAssistant to the Political Programs Analyst (search DC location or job # 009W4) – Oct. 26

Fairfax County Public SchoolsManager, HR Communications (use 1802BR in keyword box) – Oct. 26

United Nations Foundation:
Corporation for National & Community ServiceGovernment Relations Program and Outreach Specialist - $62k-$68k – job ID: CNS-11-005-395167 – Oct. 28

Federal Election CommissionHuman Resource Specialist - $89k-$115k – job ID: 10-041 – Oct. 28

GreenpeaceSupporter Care RepresentativeOct. 28

National Forest Foundation
Youth & Volunteer Programs Coordinator – AmeriCorps-funded position – $11k living allowance – Everett, WA – Oct. 28 – deadline info shown here

Policy & Regulatory Analyst (search communications/external affairs category or use job ID 13954BR) – Houston, TX – Oct. 29

Emerging Markets Private Equity Corp.Marketing & Communications ManagerOct. 29

Energy Information AdministrationAssistant Administrator for Communications – $119k-$179k – job ID: 10-EI-40-001YK – Oct. 29

Office of the Director of National IntelligenceExecutive Director – $123k-$155k – job ID: HV318 – Oct. 29

Rep. Eleanor Homes Norton (D-DC) – $38k-$42k – Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker – must be bi-lingual in Spanish and English with ability to speak and translate in Spanish – Oct. 29

United Way Tocqueville FranceChief Executive Officer – Paris – Oct. 29

University of Maryland, BaltimoreDirector of Law School CommunicationsOct. 29 – can also search here, using keyword communications

U.S. Institute for PeaceVice President for Outreach & CommunicationsOct. 29

World Health OrganizationAdvisor, Emergency Operations Center – $66k-$71k – Oct. 29

Dutko WorldwideManaging Director, Public Affairs & CommunicationsOct. 30

Grameen FoundationStrategic Initiatives Manager –DC or Seattle, WA – Oct. 31

International Labor Rights Forum
Executive DirectorOct. 31

Nature ConservancySenior Manager, Monthly Giving (scroll to find or use job # 12454) – Oct. 31

SEIUPolitical Budget & Reporting AssistantOct. 31

The presumably no-nonsense folks at the American Industrial Hygiene Association seek a Communications Manager to handle a broad range of communications and media relations duties. Social media skill-set and capability for strategic thinking required.

American Institute of ArchitectsManager, Codes Advocacy – seeking candidates with knowledge of the codes development processes and related legislative, regulatory, and political management experience.

C-SPANAssociate Producer, Radio – part-time

is a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization that has been touted as a great – and ethically-managed – place to spend your 9-5 hours by folks like Washingtonian, Society for Human Resource Management, the Great Places to Work Institute, AARP and the Ethisphere Institute. You can join the happy crowd there as Communications Specialist.

Media Coordinator (search DC location or job ID 120809BR) – two years editorial experience and solid news awareness required.

GreenShape LLC is a DC-based green building and sustainability consulting firm that is seeking a Marketing Coordinator.

Advocates for Children & Youth
Internships – Baltimore, MD

Hager-SharpAccount Exec, Education Team – ideal candidate has at least 1-2 years of work experience in project management, with an interest in education

Gannett Corp.
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors AssociationGovernment Relations Director – $90k-$100k – min. five years experience as a lobbyist or staff member on the Hill and familiarity with small business issues desired.

Harvard University
Legislative Research Associate (go to search openings, use DC location or req ID 22340BR) – at least one year Hill or executive branch experience strongly preferred, as well as experience with using Internet-based federal and congressional research tools and familiarity with higher education institutions – alternate resume submission info here.

You’re in charge of all US corporate communications as Communications Manager for the all-over-the-map crew at Tata Communications.

Latest with Gibraltar Associates – note: other opportunities shown currently available were first noted on Sept. 28 and Oct. 7:
United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance and the International Association of Chiefs of Police are collaborating to establish a Center for the Prevention of Violence Against the Police – spots on the team available include Project Manager ($55k-$70k) and Project Coordinator ($40k-$50k) – Nov. 19 deadline for both.

Family Health International
Senior Director, Communications – seasoned leadership experience in marketing and communications with leading global public health and development organizations required.

The American Federation of Government Employees seeks Communications Specialist – and they may have been looking for some time now. Five+ years experience in marketing & communications required, social media skills a plus.

If the url number sequence is an accurate guideline, these are the most recent of the opportunities shown available with the anti-smoking crew at the American Legacy Foundation:
Justice Policy Institute - Communications Associate for Media Relations and Communications Associate for Public Relations.

Mystery Maryland employer seeks Communications Manager to help establish their company as a thought leader and authority within the real estate information industry – search managed by the Lucas Group.

For your Monday resource - we've previously referenced the prolific and progressive-leaning job board from Idealist - but you might not be aware of these additional Idealist resources:

Friday, October 22, 2010

Flying Down to Rio

American UniversityAdmin Coordinator, Center for Global Peace – $16-$20/hr - foreign language proficiency (Arabic) preferred

The ability to travel to Brazil (hey, that’s us!) and fluency in Portuguese (aw, darn – we’re out) are, quite naturally, prerequisites for the Director, US-Brazil Business Council position with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Experience dealing with international trade and investment issues also desired.

Congressional Federal Credit UnionMarketing & Communications Manager – requires 5+ years of communications or marketing experience including developing and directing integrated communications programs and writing for marketing materials, newsletters, the Web, etc. – application info found here.

Capitol Hill:
For your far-flung wishes: Ford FoundationRepresentative, Southern Africa – Johannesburg – apply by Jan. 7.

Fewer slots than usual shown available with the ONE Foundation – they may be doing a better job getting rid of older listings these days – which we would applaud:
New at the ACLU’s New York offices:
If you’re pining for points West, Yahoo! shows these recently available in Sunnyvale, CA:
Do you possess detailed knowledge of international human rights and labor standards? Got 10+ years experience of advocacy and management in the social justice sector? If you’re nodding your head, check out the Executive Director position with the International Labor Rights Forum – apply by Oct. 31. Scroll down for Intern info.

The Asia Foundation seeks a Director for Governance Reform Programs initially to be based in San Francisco, but with possible transfer of the position to Asia within one to two years – apply by Nov. 11. We see the application date for their DC-based Assistant Director position has been extended to Oct. 25 – at least eight years of work experience in international development organization and overseas/Asia experience desired for the latter post.

The deadline for Spring 2011 Internships with the National Organization for Women is Nov. 10

Council on Foreign Relations - multiple Spring 2011 Intern opportunities available in DC and New York

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. – whew, that’s a mouthful – Director, Business Development & Communications

Fairfax County Public SchoolsManager, HR Communications (use 1802BR in keyword box) – apply by Oct. 26

Discovery Communications:
This just popped into our inbox this a.m. - the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability seeks Coordinator for DC Days in March featuring training, education, and political advocacy that brings activists from around the country. The DC Days Coordinator will coordinate logistics and recruit participants locally and nationally, along w/ related advocacy duties. Event organizing experience & commitment to grassroots organizing required; knowledge of Congress and nuclear weapons & waste issues a plus. $1600-$2k/mo. for 4-5 months; no benefits are provided for this position. Send a letter of interest, resume, three references, and a short (2-4 pages) recent writing sample to: - apply by Nov. 15.

DC School Reform Now
seeks Director of Communications – strong commitment to and extensive knowledge of education reform nationally and in DC required.

British defense contractor Cobham PLC seeks Receptionist/Office Admin hire - upper $30k

Scroll down for these opportunities with the American Urological Association:
Today's job search widget - corporate social responsibility-related jobs from BSR.

As October enters the final stretch, we see fewer Oktoberfests on the calendar - but here's one in Richmond. In other beer-related news, Pizza Paradisio has opened their long-awaited Old Town outpost.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Not Quite that Mysterious

It's the penultimate just-the-jobs edition of Jobstoberfest! 2010.

1) American Society of OncologyProgram Assistant, Cancer Policy Dept.

2) American Supply AssociationDirector of Government Affairs

3) Arabella Philanthropic Advisors - Staff Writer/Editor

4) Aspen InstituteExecutive Director, Health Biomedical Science and Society Initiative

5) Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesEvent Coordinator

6) Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development – apply by Oct. 26

7) The Coulter CompaniesCommunications Specialist – $45k-$55k

8) DoD/Defense Media ActivityWriter/Editor – 2 vacancies – $74k-$97k – job ID: DMA-11-396563-RB – apply by Oct. 25

9-10) EEI Communications (scroll to find title, and select):
11) Episcopal Church, Office of Gov't Relations - Advocacy & Legislative Intern

12) First Solar Corp. – Government Affairs Coordinator (search DC location or job # 17994)

13-14) Georgetown University:
15) HTC Corp. – Director, Government Affairs

16) International Center for Research on WomenSenior Director of Development

17) Islamic Relief USAMarketing Manager

18-19) Ketchum:
20) KnowledgeWorksDirector of Public Affairs

21) Millennium Challenge Corp. – Interns – multiple positions available – job ID: ZZ-0099-0/0 – apply by Jan. 14

22) Mystery employer, probably an associationManager, Government Relations

23) National AquariumInternships (including govt. relations, media & development) – Baltimore, MD – apply by Nov. 1 for Spring 2011

24) National Organization for Rare DisordersVice President, Development – apply by Nov. 15

25) National Transportation Safety BoardSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: WA-TB-11-001 – apply by Nov. 5

26) Not-quite-that-mysterious financial services companyLobbyist/Assistant Vice President, Government Relations – note: a google search for on the HR contacts listed appears to shed light on prospective employer

27-29) Pew Charitable Trusts:
30-31) Raytheon (search public relations category or job ID):
32) Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDirector of Policy Outreach & Public Affairs – DC or Princeton, NJ – search managed by the Explore Company

33-34) Smithsonian Institution:
35) Stateside AssociatesLegislative Associate – mid-to-upper $30k

36) United Way of the National Capitol AreaDirector of Marketing & Communications

37-38) U.S. Global Leadership Coalition:
39-40) U.S. Green Building Council:
41) U.S. Travel AssociationSenior Vice President, Research

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

MoFo Mojo

Teach For America seeks Managing Director of State Funding to develop overall state appropriations strategy and to work with regions to develop state-specific plans to secure funding, which will consist of approx. $25 million in 2011. The managing director will also be responsible for sharing best practices from successful state appropriation campaigns across the organization. Expert knowledge of the state appropriations process, relationship-building skills, and commitment to TFA mission required. Location flexible; New York preferred.

Biotechnology Industry Organization:
Cheeky law firm Morrison Foerster embraces the MoFo moniker – and, for that matter, MoFo mojo – scroll or search by job # for:
New (at least since this edition) with the Israel Project Writer/Media Communications Associate – must have an understanding of the Middle East and commitment to Israel

Brookings Institution:
Arent FoxSenior Lobbyist (scroll down) – .attorneys and non-attorneys will be considered – Hill/agency experience in health care, energy/environment, tax, transportation, appropriations, or financial services desired.

It looks like Mirant Energy will send their next Director of External Relations hire where the action is – to wit: primary focus would be on building local relationships in communities where we have assets – like maybe just down the river in Alexandria. But, while the location is otherwise unspecified, individuals with this experience in the Los Angeles Basin and its environs will be given priority consideration.

The Council of the Americas seeks a seasoned Corporate Relations Manager for the New York office. Fluency in Spanish required; Portuguese a plus. Internships of uncertain vintages shown for DC, New York & Miami.

Like a billion (okay, a few dozen) opportunities shown available nation- and world-wide with Living Social – including this sampling from many jobs shown with the DC outpost:
The Fund for American StudiesOnline Communications Coordinator

Healthy Teen NetworkPolicy & Advocacy Coordinator – Baltimore, MD – apply by Nov. 5

New (since 10/14) with National Public Radio:
Onward Search is helping some unknown organization identify a rock star who lives and breathes social media for Community Manager position – contract status, $35-$45/hr.

Imaginova – proud publishers of Space News – seeks Social Media Coordinator

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies is seeking an experienced and dynamic President & CEO – and scroll down for Intern info.

We’ve previously worked with some of the very sharp folks behind Purple Strategies – and can strongly recommend that you consider their Public Opinion Research Analyst post if you have at least 2 years opinion research experience in political, issue advocacy or corporate arena.

American Waterways Operators – the national trade association representing tugboat, towboat, and barge operators – seeks Vice President to helm Pacific Region office, advocating for members before federal and state regulatory agencies and legislatures – exact location not referenced, extensive travel anticipated, apply by Nov. 1.

Powell-TateDirector, Digital Public Affairs – 4-6 years digital communications experience required, along with social media and issue advocacy background.

Your job search resource of the day – higher-education jobs via the Council for Advancement & Support of Higher Education job board – and here's a link directly to job-search there.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Keywords: director communications and media relations

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we allotted ourselves about 90 minutes and searched using keyword pairs director communications and media relations for DC, Maryland & Virginia. Here's what we came up with:

Aga Khan FoundationDirector, Communications & Resource Development – apply by Oct. 24

Alexandria City Public SchoolsDirector, School/Community Partnerships and Communications (search keyword communications) – apply by Oct. 24

American Chemistry Council:
American Red CrossManager, International Communications

BlackboardManager, Public Relations

Corporate Executive Board
Public Relations Account Manager/Supervisor

CoStar GroupDirector, Public Relations & Communications

Committee for Economic DevelopmentCommunications & Outreach Coordinator

Conservation InternationalMedia Director

Downtown Business Improvement District Corp.Director of Communications

Dutko WorldwideManaging Director, Public Affairs & Communications – apply by Oct. 30

Emerging Markets Private Equity Corp.Marketing & Communications Manager – apply by Oct. 29

Energy Information AdministrationAssistant Administrator for Communications – $119k-$179k – job ID: 10-EI-40-001YK – apply by Oct. 29

Ernst & YoungInternal Communications Specialist

Federal Communications CommissionDirector, Media Relations – $123k-$155k – job ID: DEU-OMR-2010-0002 – apply by Oct. 22

FergusonSenior Public Relations Coordinator (scroll back or use job # 1003817) – Newport News, Va.

General Dynamics ITCorporate Communications & Customer Outreach position

General ElectricDirector of Global Marketing Communications – Charlottesville, Va.

Hilton Hotels:
Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $82k-$115k – job ID: 11WA2-CLX0013-1035-13-NJW – DC or Philadelphia location – apply by Nov. 1

Leadership Howard CountyDirector of Communications & Business Development (pdf) – Columbia, MD – apply by Oct. 22

Management Systems InternationalEditor/Communications Assistant

Maryland State Dept. of EducationCommunications Specialist, Race to the Top Program (pdf) – $56k-$82k – Baltimore, MD

MotorolaSenior Communications Manager

Mystery grassroots anti-cancer organizationManager of Online Communications – temp-to-perm – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

Mystery law firmPublic Relations Manager – $75k-$90k – search managed by Employ-R Solutions

Mystery manufacturing company Public Relations Specialist (search position ID 32420) – Roanoke, Va. – search managed by the Richmond Group

National Council of La Raza:
National Transportation Safety BoardSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: WA-TB-11-001 – apply by Nov. 5

Oxfam America
Press Officer, Extractives & Humanitarian (scroll down)

Director of Communications

ReThink Media
Senior Media Associate

Communications Coordinator, Immigration Reform – Spanish fluency a must

TASCMarketing & Communications Representative

United Nations Foundation
Communications Manager, Global Sustainable Tourism Council – apply by Oct. 26

University of Maryland
Assistant Sports Information Director (search staff category, position # 100132)

University of Maryland, BaltimoreDirector of Law School Communications – apply by Oct. 29 – can also search here, using keyword communications

U.S. Institute for PeaceVice President for Outreach & Communications – apply by Oct. 29

Virginia Wesleyan CollegeAssistant Director of College Communications/Lead Writer – Norfolk, Va

World Bank:
Youth Services AmericaDirector of Communications

You can repeat this exercise with keyword sets such as: strategic communications, communications manager, communications coordinator, vice president communications, advocacy communications, communications specialist, social media, new media, press officer, communications officer, online communications, communications intern, public affairs and external relations to unearth much more in communications jobs universe.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Further from Our Usual Orbit

We kick 0ff your job-seek & -browse Monday with previously noted jobs closing this week:

British Embassy
Payroll & Tax Administrator – $44k – Oct. 18

Open Society InstituteProgram AssistantOct. 18

Natural Resources Defense CouncilPolicy AnalystOct. 18

World Bank
GreenpeaceFacilities AssistantOct. 19

Nature Conservancy (search by job # or scroll back):
National Forest FoundationCalifornia Program Coordinator (pdf) – Davis, CA – Oct. 20 – deadline info shown here

American UniversityCareer Management Advisor, Kogod School of Business – $42k-$52k – Oct. 22

Church World Service
Deputy Director of Development & Humanitarian Assistance – $70k-$75k – Oct. 22

Pan American Health Organization’s careers page, we come up with this Advisor, Media Relations & Special Events posting – $66k-$71k – two year term – Oct. 22

Wildlife AllianceCommunications and Marketing Position – $55k-$60k – Oct. 23

ACLUMedia Relations Associate – New York – Oct. 24


Corporation for National & Community ServiceGovernment Relations Program and Outreach Specialist - $62k-$68k – job ID: CNS-11-005-395167 – apply by Oct. 28

Dutko Worldwide has $12.50/hr reserved for future hard-working Government Markets Policy Assistant – experience in finance, economics, or business preferred.

DC-based opportunities to join 22,000 new co-workers at world’s largest glassmaker, Owings-Illinois:
High level of proficiency with content management systems and assorted Adobe creative software earns you consideration for Web & New Media Associate with the National Association of County and City Health Officials – apply by Nov. 1 – Also available: Health Equity Social Justice Internship – apply by Nov. 15

We don’t usually push HR gigs – but what’s more public affairs job than something with the Federal Election Commission? – Human Resource Specialist - $89k-$115k – job ID: 10-041 – apply by Oct. 28

Even further from our usual orbit but surely of interest to at least one dreamer among you: The Inn at Little WashingtonDirector of Human Resources - did you know the Inn is offering a substantial discount for military personnel on weekdays come January & February?

Society for International Development, DC ChapterProgram Assistant – assist in event planning and publicity & fundraising efforts – apply by Oct. 22 – and don't forget to check out their development jobs board.

United Nations FoundationTechnical Manager, Global Sustainable Tourism Council - experience in the tourism private sector preferred, along with familiarity with several sustainable tourism certification programs – apply by Oct. 26

Office of the Director of National IntelligenceExecutive Director – $123k-$155k – job ID: HV318 – apply by Oct. 29

Mostly high-level New York-based opportunities with Girl Scouts of the U.S. – free cookies part of compensation package, we hope:
Sign on to the Seafarer’s International Union and see such exotic ports as …. well, Camp Springs, MD – as Assistant Editor, helping helm the monthly news letter and web properties – $30-$40k plus a daily ration of rum promised.

The National Association of County Engineers the voice of county road officials – seeks new Executive Director (pdf) – $100k-$125k – apply by Dec. 15

Our old friends at the American Forest Foundation seek a new friends in the form of Policy Interns in 2011 (Winter & Summer).

The Director of Federal Relations for the University of Buffalo will be based in Buffalo, NY or Washington DC based upon department operational needs. Hopefully, you’ll have some say in the matter – apply by Nov. 13 – can also search here, using posting # 1000553.

The Institute for Global Engagement promotes sustainable environments for religious freedom – Research Associate Intern, Spring 2011 – apply by Nov. 19

Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
seeks Vice President hire for the DC office

Kent School DistrictExecutive Director, Communications & School/Community Partnerships – $110k-$123k – Kent, WA – apply by Oct. 25

Senior Public Affairs Specialist is latest opportunity with the Mortgage Bankers Association – other communications/GR positions also shown

Dell/Perot Systems
seeks Editorial Director to oversee and sites – writing/editing experience for both consumer and health professional audiences on health information for young children and adolescents and women is required.