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.

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