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.

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