Monday, January 3, 2011

Twenty Eleven

Welcome back to your job-search year! For those of you who took last week off, please note that DCPA+CJ did not – you'll find approximately 150 new jobs and internships posted between Dec. 27-31.

You can scroll back to yesterday or click here for a good-sized run of previously-referenced opportunities closing this week.

We’ll start Monday with a bang! Beretta USA seeks Marketing Manager, Shotguns – experience working in the outdoors or firearms industry strongly preferred – Accokeek, MD

seeks Director of State & Local Government Affairs (search DC location or req # 7716BR) – seeking candidate with 10+ years relevant GR experience for this newly-created (and freshly-posted) position.

Smart Growth America seeks Deputy Communications Director to help fight sprawl and promote savvy development.

German Marshall Fund of the USCommunications Intern

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is currently seeking a determined and technologically savvy Federal Policy Director - Federal education policy knowledge and an understanding of public charter schools preferred.

Pew Charitable Trusts:
It’s been too long since we checked in on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who seek a highly-experienced Deputy Director, Policy Development (search DC location or job req 2255BR) hire – extensive experience in k-12 and post secondary policy development, ideally at the federal and state level, along with demonstrated success in leading complex organizations/programs required.

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is seeking to hire an Innovation Economist to lead conduct research on policies to boost U.S. industrial competitiveness.

The anti-poverty campaigners at A Wider Circle seek Director of Development to focus on grant writing and government funding/relations.

Center for Responsive PoliticsDevelopment Manager

The Wyss Foundation, a private, charitable foundation dedicated to land conservation in the Intermountain West, seeks Grants/Office Manager.

Brookings Institution
Admin Coordinator, Executive Education – $42k-$45k – apply by Jan. 31

Gannett/USA Today:
AmtrakChief Communications Officer – $150k-$186k – we (eventually) confirmed this job and found a couple of others in the government affairs and communications category at Amtrak’s easily-derailed career site.

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation seeks Senior Marketing Communications Manager to handle public relations, online marketing, and social media programs – apply by Jan. 7

The DC City & Youth Investment Trust seeks Director of Development with 10+ years success in the fundraising field.

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force:
The Susan B. Anthony List works the side of the pro-life/pro-choice boulevard across the way from Emily’s List – they've been at it for almost 20 years. Currently seeking Director of Development.

Here’s a few opportunities get involved with good works of Operation Smile, a volunteer international medical group helping children who suffer from cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities – Norfolk, Va.
You’ll have to jet off to sunny Los Angeles, CA to claim the only current opportunities available Animal Defenders InternationalCampaigns Organizer and Office Administrator both show a Jan. 21 deadline.

We’ve always liked the error page for the Humane Society of the US:
Smithsonian MagazineAssistant Editor (pdf) – $37k-$49k – apply by Jan. 11

Council on Foreign RelationsResearch Associate, Middle East – mid $30k – fluency in Arabic desired

We’ve previously-noted several DC-based positions available with the National Association of Realtors – more recent marketing-centric opportunities are also available at their Chicago, IL outpost:
United Nations FoundationAdmin Assistant, mHealth Alliance – apply by Jan. 12

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: 11AU3-CLX0145-1035-14-PT – apply by Jan. 12

Now pitching for the Center for Education Reform: you – as a Pitcher operating out of their media bullpen. While you’ll be getting paid a little less than Drew Storen (or probably the kid who helps out in the clubhouse, for that matter) at $1k-$2k/mo – this could be your ticket to the big time. Have your agent send your resume by Jan. 15 to start negotiations.

Today's job search resource: job listings from the Brad Traverse Group – comprehensive, essential, and affordable.


Anonymous said...

Best blog ever! I'm graduating from BU in May and have started my job search - do you have any suggestions for those of us emerging professionals in communications?

Gordon Barnes said...

There's a few bits of assorted advice/resources in this past edition -

We also like the blogs of PR sharps Ron Culp and Jessica Bayer

Thanks for the kind words - we certainly can't argue with your blog-assessment skills.