Friday, February 25, 2011


Fun Friday finds abound at your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource.

Karamah/Women Muslim Lawyers for Human Rights seeks JD holder who is fluent in Arabic for Assistant Director of Research (may have to scroll down) post. For Research & Program Associate, you’ll need a minimum of 3 years of law school education (or legal studies) and extensive coursework on Islamic jurisprudence.

Fresh off the assembly line and into the DCPA+CJ showroom: Communications Coordinator (use keyword media relations or job # COM0000247) with the DC offices of General Motors.

Bacchus, Utah? – not two names we would normally put together; we're more in tune to this brand of Bacchus. But maybe your stint as a Communications Intern (scroll down and search by Bacchus, UT locale) for missile-makers ATK Systems would prove to be a bacchanal of career-enhancing and country-protecting fun. Bacchus is near Salt Lake City. Admin Assistant post available is Arlington, too.

Brookings Institution:
Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development – candidates must be experienced fund raisers with individual, foundation and corporate donors, direct mail, and capital campaigns – Annapolis, MD – apply by Mar. 11

Foreign Affairs is now accepting applications for a full-year (starting in August) Editorial Internship of the paid variety – New York – apply by Mar. 11

Public Opinion Strategies seeks Research Interns who can commit to a May-thru-Nov. 8 term – perks at this GOP-focused outfit modest stipend and Metro-convenient Old Town Alexandria location.

More for your far-flung Friday needs: North Texas Food BankDirector of Marketing & Communications – Dallas, TX – apply by Mar. 4 – several more opportunities available in Chicago, IL and nationwide (scroll down) in the Feeding America network.

By our crude, url#-based reckoning, these are the latest opportunities (as of publication time) in the Fleishman-Hilliard empire:
The Center for Public Integrity seeks a Director, International Center for Investigative Journalists. We totally (if inarticulately) support the mission of these fine folks. Also available: Copy Editor/Fact Checker and Database Intern (scroll down for both)

Citizens Against Government WasteManager of Online Communications – search managed by Talent Market

Georgetown University:
Oxfam America shows just a single DC-based Intern, Economic Justice (scroll way down) position among the many communications, policy and program support positions found in Boston, MA

Heritage Foundation:
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of CommerceCommunications Manager – you can also scroll down to find Admin Coordinator and Intern opportunities.

The Clean Economy NetworkSenior Policy Associate – apply by Mar. 17

NEMA – the Association of Electrical & Medical Imaging Equipment Manufacturers
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The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s Cancer Project promotes cancer prevention and survival through a better understanding of cancer causes, particularly the link between nutrition and cancer – and you could run this high-profile, important operation as Managing Director.

Points of Light Institute
Intern, External Affairs – Atlanta, GA

URS Corp.Senior Public Affairs Specialist – successful candidate will support URS clients in developing relationships with local elected officials, agency personnel, and key community leaders – Sacramento, CA

We might normally pass by a title like Director of Operations, but we wouldn’t want you to miss an opportunity with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education – search managed by Adminstaff.

International human rights capacity-building organization Global Rights seeks Executive Director with background in human rights and/or international development along proven senior-level leadership, managerial, problem-solving, communications and strategic planning capability and commensurate fiscal responsibility, preferably as an executive in a nonprofit. Also seeking Director, Natural Resources & Human Rights Initiative and Summer Interns.

American University
National School Boards AssociationLegislative Coordinator – wide variety of admin & outreach duties noted

We’re sure you’ll support important & meaningful work as Development Associate or as an Intern (scroll down) with the Society for Women’s Health Research – but we’re wondering if Fatigues to Fabulous is really the best name for a program created to honor the service of women veterans and support their transition home.

The Association of Credit & Collection ProfessionalsGovernment Affairs Specialist – variety of legislative research, admin and support responsibilities noted

Your business card will include an email address with – how sweet is that? Let us know if you’re someday installed as Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Confectioners’ Association. We’d also be happy with some fine-pedigreed cake.

NAFSA: the Association of International EducatorsStaff Assistant, Public Policy – $38k-$43k

Office of Personnel ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist/Speechwriter – $42k-$81k – job ID: 11-203-LMD – apply by Mar. 2

We’ll close the week with a career resource two-fer: job boards from Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (self-explanatory, we think) and 37 Signals (web/tech focus, but other communications & social media jobs sometimes included in the mix).

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