Monday, November 8, 2010

Monday, Large-sized

A grande- or even venti-sized Monday edition to satisfy the hungriest job-seeking appetite follows this appetizer of previously noted opportunities closing this week:

Institute of Library & Museum ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: IMLS-11-398982 – Nov. 8

Nature Conservancy (search by job # or scroll to find):
World BankSenior Communications Officer (Foundations) – Nov. 10

Asia FoundationDirector for Governance Reform Programs – San Francisco, CA – Nov. 11

House of Representatives, Office of the CAO
Collaborative Communications GroupSenior AssociateNov. 12

DHS/ICEPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: LAG-PAO-401520-SR-559 – Nov. 12

Management Sciences for HealthAdmin CoordinatorNov. 12

University of BuffaloDirector of Federal RelationsDC or Buffalo, NY – can also search here, using posting # 1000553 – Nov. 13

University of MarylandDirector of Development, New York Region – Smith School of Business – can also search here, using position # 110828 – Nov. 13

ACLU Affiliate Leadership Coordinator – New York – Nov. 14

NovozymesDirector of Corporate Relations – Frankington, NC – can also search here, using ref # NZNA00189 – Nov. 14

If you are a working journalist with less than 10 years of professional experience in print or online journalism, you are eligible to apply for the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship program offered by the Phillips Foundation – and you have Feb. 22 of next year to do it! Up to $50k compensation possible.

Go to North America link and select DC location to find a fairly new Senior Account Supervisor, Healthcare position with the MSL Group. 6+ years experience in PR at agency or corporate in-house sought; must include healthcare experience. Fluency and/or familiarity with digital and social media required. Also note: Intern applications due Nov. 15

Objective Coordinator – that’s a title we haven’t seen before. It appears to be a largely admin-oriented post supporting the Climate & Energy Program at the World Resources Institute.

International Medical Corps – search headquarters jobs for DC-based Proposal Development Officer, Great Lakes & West Africa (that’s a combo we haven’t seen before) and Proposal Writer opportunities – along with other program-related positions.

Amnesty International:
Scroll down about 4/5th of the way to find Development Director/Major Gift Officer and Director of Annual Giving with Catholic University.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation seeks Web Coordinator to be responsible for formatting and posting online content, developing new web sections, pulling web analytics, organizing web projects and updating social media channels. Coordinator, Management Operations also appears to largely involve web update/upkeep responsibilities

Lutheran World ReliefMarketing Project Manager – working knowledge of Spanish or French preferred – Baltimore, MD

New at Hill & Knowlton since our late-Sept. PR Jobs Special:
Powell TateDirector, Digital Public Affairs (click on opportunity is knocking) – digital communications, social media and advocacy-related experience required.

Mystery employer; possibly a law firm seeks Director of Communications (scroll down) – $120k-$140k – candidates must have minimum of five years PR & marketing communications management experience, including developing and implementing communications strategies at a local and national level – search managed by Pat Taylor & Associates.

National Marrow Donor ProgramLegislative Intern

National Association of Realtors
PBSIntern, PBS KIDS Interactive – proficiency in HTML authoring (with and without an HTML editor and familiarity with web technologies required.

Unidentified national polling firm seeks Assistant Analyst to for project management, drafting surveys and discussion guides, data analysis, report writing, and scheduling. Experience with SPSS a big plus.

This fresh Manager, Corporate Relations position with American Rivers requires at least four years of corporate fundraising experience, or equivalent background; candidate with proven experience in the non-profit sector & knowledge of conservation issues preferred.

National Audubon SocietyPublic Policy Internships

Physicians for Social Responsibility:
More from physicians in favor of something; in this case it’s Physicians for Responsible Medicine who seek an Admin Assistant for all that entails.

The American Forest & Paper Association seeks Executive Assistant for their CEO (who would be a pretty good person to work for, in our experience). We’re just happy they still post this item we penned when we labored there a decade-plus ago.

World Bank - Online Communications Officer – supporting their Poverty Reduction & Economic Management Network – apply by Nov. 23

Ogilvy PRAccount Director, Industry Affairs – seeking candidates with background in media relations & account management, as well as subject matter knowledge in the following areas: health policy, environmental health, chemicals, food, agriculture, and biotechnology.

US Forest ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: 11-50060002-0001 DP KD – apply by Nov. 16

Self-described strategic collaboration and communications firm Kearns West seeks busy little bee to serve as Project Assistant for media outreach, outreach material development, meeting coordination and logistics, meeting attendance and note taking, client and stakeholder relations, and more. Scroll down to see their call for resumes for various other opportunities in DC and Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Portland, OR.

Did you know that Roanoke College is actually located in nearby Salem, Va., not Roanoke? Public Relations Specialist – apply by Nov. 26.

Scroll back to find various early November-posed positions with Golin Harris' Consumer Practice group:
Virginia Beach-based ad/marketing/PR firm Seventh Point seeks Public Affairs/Outreach Manager to support VDOT community/media relations, government relations and associated activities for a significant highway/tunnel project in South Hampton Roads area.

National service cadre City Year seeks DC-based Mobilization Manager – they assert this is the perfect position for someone interested in government relations, policy, and national service. Vice President, Communications slot available in the Boston, MA HQ – along with other development, admin, marketing & program positions there and in several other cities nationwide.

Welz & Weisel seeks Account Directors, Account Executives & Account Coordinators to support technology company clientele.

Today's Post features this article on the rags-to-riches (then back to rags, and again on a trajectory to riches) saga of online event/meeting facilitator Cvent, which includes this nugget: the company is growing; Cvent has hired 190 people already this year and has 80 vacancies, including Blogger/Social Media Associate and Senior Copywriter, along with other admin, marketing & tech positions.

American Association for Cancer ResearchEditorial Assistant – Philadelphia, PA

Socially responsible consulting firm w/ defense/energy focus seeks Executive Assistant to support former high energy Clinton appointee. Admin and errand-y duties predominate.

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1 comment:

Kevin O'Keefe said...

Godon, I would appreciate posting the following opportunity:

The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimoreseeks a Director of Communication and Marketing to support the goal of increasing recognition of the school’s historic and continuing role in the advancement of college preparatory education for young women. Although career experience in an academic institution is not essential, the successful candidate will be aware of the distinct character of an independent school community, will demonstrate significant success in developing a strategy and an implementation plan for a comprehensive public relations and marketing program, and will possess superior writing, presentation and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities will include implementing the recommendations of the school’s Strategic Plan; managing all existing and new channels of communication, including an expanded digital presence; clarifying the school’s institutional narrative; supporting the School’s successful diversity initiatives; providing counsel to and collaborating with the Headmistress, academic division heads, admissions, alumnae relations and development; managing media relations, and increasing the engagement of the school’s many constituencies through effective communication and marketing. The Director of Communication and Marketing is a member of the Administrative Team and reports to the Headmistress.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Francie Apollony, Administrative Assistant to the Headmistress, at