Monday, December 13, 2010

To Serve Man

It's another Monday morning at DCPA+CJ - the only job board that peppers its listings with Twilight Zone memories, The Who and fireworks mishaps. But let's begin with a healthy selection of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week.

National Credit Union AdministrationSocial Media & Outreach Specialist – $46k-$115k – job ID: PACA-10-DEU-060RDGW – Dec. 13

Reason FoundationPolling Project Manager (DC or Los Angeles) – Dec. 13

University of MarylandCoordinator, Student Engagement & Advancement – $36k-$45k – Dec. 13

US-China Education TrustExecutive DirectorDec. 13

Virginia TechAssistant/Associate or Regional Director of Major Gifts – Blacksburg, Va. – Dec. 13

Woodrow Wilson Center for International ScholarsProgram Assistant (pdf) for the Africa Program – $34k-$36k – Dec. 13

American University
Multimedia Communications Assistant - $10-$15/hr - part-time - Dec. 15

Brookings Institution
Council for Opportunities in Education:
Jane Goodall InstituteManager of Foundation and Government RelationsDec. 15

Mystery consumer & community-focused health organizationDevelopment Officer, Corporate Relations – $65k-$75k – Dec. 15 – search managed by Professionals for Nonprofits

National Association of County Engineers Executive Director (pdf) – $100k-$125k – Dec. 15

National Labor Relations BoardPublic Affairs Specialist - $51k-$97k – job ID: 10-118 – Dec. 15

American Veterinary Medical AssociationGovernment Relations Communications ManagerDec. 16

Child Fund InternationalContent Management Developer – Richmond, Va. – Dec. 16

After School AllianceDirector of Development (pdf) – Dec. 17

Americans for UNFPADirector of Advocacy & Outreach – New York – Dec. 17 – search managed by Freeman Philanthropic Services

BPGovernment & Public Affairs Director, San Juan Team (search req ID 16503BR) – Durango, CO – Dec. 17

Broadcasting Board of Governors
Deputy Chief Financial Officer – $119k-$179k – job ID: ERB-10-03 – Dec. 17

Economic Development Administration
Public Affairs Specialist/New Media – $74k-$115k – job ID: EDA-HQ-2011-0005 – Dec. 17

National Housing ConferenceVice President of Marketing & CommunicationsDec. 17

NCAAAssociate Director of Public & Media Relations – Indianapolis, IN – Dec. 17

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Assistant Director of Federal Relations – DC-based – Dec. 17

Virginia Association of RealtorsVice President, Marketing & Communications – Richmond, Va. – Dec. 17

Wildlife AllianceChief Development Officer – search managed by Myerberg, Shain & AssociatesDec. 17


No Labels aspires to build a non-ideological/non-partisan political movement – certainly the kind of operation that could use a sharp & savvy Social Media Manager. & related properties eschew the above-mentioned non-ideological approach to live out on the right-hand side of the partisan dial – scroll down for:
The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking to expand its advocacy presence on Capitol Hill by adding a Senior Legislative Advocate to the DC team – $70k-$84k – admin, fundraising & attorney positions also available throughout the Southeast.

Hill-Snowdon FoundationStaff Assistant – part-time – apply by Jan. 10

The American Registry for Internet Numbers seeks Outreach Coordinator to provide support for communications, public relations, and media efforts. Convenient or way-the-heck out there Chantilly, Va. location, depending on where you start from.

New/recent with the National Rural Electrical Cooperative Association – choose NRECA Job Opportunities, then All Open Jobs to find:
Simplexity seeks Social Media Analyst to strengthen online reputation of web-based cell-phone provider Wirefly – you can also search here (scroll down).

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Dept. of EnergyCommunications Specialist – $74k-$97k – new media/web focus – job ID: OSTI-DEU-11-1883 – apply by Dec. 17

One to three years experience in field of journalism and Military/government background would be helpful for your hiring as Communications Specialist for the Reger Group.

MAXIMUS’ tagline Helping Government Serve the People brings to mind this similar promise from the Kanamits. We’re hoping you won’t be up to the same mischief as Specialist, Social Media Solutions (search Reston, Va. location) – At least 1 – 2 years of experience executing social media marketing and digital programs using media tools required.

So Groupon turned down $6 billion from Google? Maybe you can climb aboard for a local sales/marketing position by the time they get offered $16 billion. More available nationwide and especially at their Chicago, HQ.

The Advancement Project is a self-described innovative civil rights law, policy, and communications “action tank” that advances universal opportunity and a just democracy for those left behind in America – and is short one Communications Director. Significant knowledge and understanding of structural racism and racial justice issues required.

Eastern Research GroupEnvironmental Communications Specialist – tasks associated with this entry-level position include researching solid waste and pollution prevention issues, partnership program support, staffing a helpline, data entry, and writing. Thrill seekers can always sign on as Explosives Safety Engineer/Scientist, instead – or look for a job at the fireworks factory.

Most recent opportunities with the World Wildlife Fund:
UPSLegislative Assistant

Food Marketing InstituteDirector, Government Relations

Aerospace/defense contractor ATK seeks Director, Congressional Relations with significant experience working closely within the Congressional appropriations and authorization processes.

Commonwealth of Virginia, Dept. of Housing & Community DevelopmentPublic Relations Director – $50k-$65k – Richmond, Va. apply by Jan. 3

Dept. of StateSpeechwriter - $89k-$115k – job ID: DS-2011-0070 – apply by Dec. 17

Ozone Transport Commission
Executive Director – desired qualifications include at least 10 years progressively responsible experience in the environmental field, with specific responsibilities in government or non-profit organization management – apply by Jan. 6.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
Global Policy Solutions seeks Director of Communications (pdf) for the RWJF-funded Leadership for Health Communities Campaign – significant experience in communications & health policy is required.

We’re not sure about the vintage of much of the long list of jobs shown at Feeding America – we do know that the Federal Legislative Assistant job has been out there for more than a month and Public Policy Intern is even older; we have no intel on Public Policy Assistant.

Asian American Justice Center
Anyway, anyhow, anywhere – the International Anesthesia Research Society seeks Development Manager – this San Francisco-headquartered group will let you perform this job from pretty much anywhere, and all the schedule flexibility you need.

Today's job-search widget: relevant career resources sorted by major (including communications and political science) courtesy of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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