Friday, March 18, 2011

..... and we're back!

Back from our brief break; we missed you.

The Human Rights Campaign seeks Online Campaigns Manager to help mobilize supporters of LGBT equality and generate online and on-the-ground action in support of HRC’s mission. Campaign and communications strategy skills and experience using blogs, social networking, viral marketing, and internet video distribution is desired.

Dept. of the TreasurySenior Writer/Editor – $105k-$155k – job ID: 11-DO-461DH –supporting the Office of Financial Stability – apply by Mar. 24

Glover Park Group
The Knowland Group, a software technology firm seeks a Director of Communications who can generate buzz for their hotel/hospitality industry client base. Must have multiple years of experience generating news stories/excitement for previous political candidates, employers, products, clients, etc. – can also search here.

WAMU 88.5Director of Special Events – $70k-$80k – five years of progressively responsible management experience in event planning and coordination is required; experience with sales (hospitality and catering) and with a theater box office are a plus.

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence:
State DepartmentPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$67k – job ID: HRSC-G/TIP-2011-0008 – supporting the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons – apply by Mar. 21

Marginally-mysterious (just google the fax # provided) mid-size national trade association seeks Director of Communications – event promotion experience a plus

Citizens Against Government WastePolicy Public Affairs Associate – any job that involves working on something called the Pig Book has to be fun, right?

American Society of Anesthesiologists
Grassroots Program Administrator

FujitsuGovernment Relations Manager – information and communications technology related legislative, legal, regulatory, and policy experience preferred

Capitol Hill:
Democratic fundraising cabal/machine ActBlue seeks Political Associate, Outreach and Political Associate, Customer Service (scroll down) to join them in Cambridge, MA

American Council of Trustees & AlumniOffice Manager – search managed by Talent Market

Population Reference Bureau:
New America Foundation:
American Diabetes AssociationInternship, Special Events

Newish (posted since 3/13) with the Aspen Institute:
DDC Advocacy:
US Green Building CouncilAdvocacy & Policy Summer Associate (meaning: paid Intern) – apply by April 15 – more Summer Associate slots available (scroll down)

Best wishes for a pleasant, catch-up-on-your-sleep kind of weekend from your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource.

1 comment:

Gordon Barnes said...


The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading public affairs consulting firm, is seeking an innovative and
experienced social media expert to join the firm’s Public Affairs practice. This position is based in
our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

The Social Media Manager will develop and implement social media strategies for a wide range of
clients with a focus on designing strategies for online community engagement and helping manage
integrated digital campaigns. The position coordinates across divisions and teams to support their
respective accounts, ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating a social media referral network.
Specific responsibilities include:

Offering strategic guidance for clients ranging from Fortune 10 corporations to advocacy
groups on how to enhance their brand or advance their issue online
Day-to-day management of the division’s largest social media accounts including:
o Client engagement
o Creating, executing and optimizing an online campaign plan
o Identifying threats and opportunities for clients, and developing appropriate
responses for both
o Community management
o Online monitoring and measurement
Provide regular counsel to client teams who are directly managing smaller social media
Working with other divisions on integrated accounts that include multiple platforms (website,
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc), online advertising and list building.
Design and execute social media trainings for clients
Overseeing an internal education process including:
o Keeping up-to-date on industry best practices and tools
o Managing a program to raise division wide proficiency in social media with trainings,
guest brownbags, and emails/webinars
Developing marketing materials for GPG’s digital capabilities
Manage a Blogger outreach program
Staying abreast of innovations in the space including new ideas for campaigns and evolving

Strong project management or organizational skills
In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective
participants (Facebook, Digg, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) and how they can be deployed in
different scenarios
Knowledge of or ability to map blogging ecosystems relevant to the client needs

Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and
build and maintain relationships
Team player, with the confidence to take the lead and guide other departments when
Good technical understanding and can pick up new tools quickly
Have a good knowledge of principles of SEO
Understanding 'cross domain' applications and how they work. (i.e. Facebook Apps, Twitter
Basic working knowledge of the Facebook Social Graph
Familiarity with APIs
2-4 Years of digital marketing experience and social media experience with hands on
experience in campaign development and design.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to or Please include “Social Media Manager” in the subject line of your e-
mail. You can also mail your cover letter and résumé to Kate Dyer, Public Affairs, The Glover Park
Group, 1025 F Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20004.

GPG is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age.