Friday, February 4, 2011


The University of California seeks a DC-based Director, Science & Technology (scroll to find or use job # 20100224) to provide subject matter expertise, analysis, political strategy and advocacy with Congress and the Administration regarding science and technology related issues that effect the UC system and its related national labs – $97k-$136k – apply by Feb. 11.

CASA DC (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) seeks Executive Director to handle a broad portfolio of leadership responsibilities for this essential organization; CASA advocates for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Apply by Mar. 4.

Some Super Bowl trivia for you – do you know the provenance of the Steelers’ logo? You should if you decide to apply for Webmaster with the American Iron & Steel Institute. Casually mention that you always thought the hypocycloids (or astroids, if you want to be specific) looked pretty cool at whatever Super Soiree you're attending on Sunday.

Speaking of Steeltown – Brunner Digital has multiple account and creative opportunities available in their Pittsburgh office, including Copywriter.

The Advancement Project seeks a creative, energetic, and committed professional to serve as Communications Director – familiarity w/ racial justice issues and experience in skillfully organizing and executing strategic communications and media plans and campaigns are among the requirements.

Virginia Tech seeks Public Relations Coordinator to support the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine – Blacksburg, Va – apply by Feb. 15

Global Rights is an international human rights capacity-building organization with a mission to work side by side with local activists in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to challenge injustice – seeking Executive Director (pdf) – search managed by Transition Guides.

For your far-flung (and frigid) Friday needs, we bring you a pair from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs – Chicago, IL:
St. Mary’s College offers two fundraising/development positions: Annual Giving Officer and Prospect Research Coordinator – we’re particularly fascinated with the stalky and data-mining aspects of the latter position. Plus, if you actually got pretty good at this sneaky activity, you would probably have a lot of career options* in fundraising or other professions that rely on prospecting for high-dollar individuals (finance industry, yacht brokers, Vegas). St. Mary’s City, MD (Southern Maryland, near Leonardtown/Solomons).

American University
American DirectionsDirector of Business Development, Grassroots & Political Communications – develop new and build upon existing relationships with advocacy groups, public affairs firms, trade associations, non-profit organizations, corporations, utilities and insurance companies for work in grassroots programs, ballot initiatives, and issue referendums. Democratic orientation.

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Vote HempLegislative Assistant

National Science FoundationDivision Director, Public Affairs – $155k-$174k – job ID: S20110041- apply by Feb. 28

USO (scroll down):
AGL ResourcesSpecialist, Media Relations – Virginia Beach, Va.

Happy Friday and 600th post from your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource! We're celebrating with one of these.

* If we were current college student types, we’d march right down to the alumni office today and volunteer to help out and learn something about this intriguing trade.

No comments: