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.

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