Monday, March 14, 2011

Expect Less

Expect Less – no, it's not a lousy tagline for a retailer (or a good one for a weight loss program). Rather, it's DCPA+CJ's notice that our offerings for the rest of the week will likely be sporadic at best, non-existent at worst. Fortunately for you, the Expect Less ethic doesn't apply to today's edition, nor to our fine selection previously-noted opportunities closing this week:

Carnegie Endowment for World Peace – multiple research/program positions available – Moscow, Beijing & Beirut – Mar. 14

DC Public SchoolsManager, Social Media – $67k-$73k – Mar. 14

Federal Housing Finance Agency
Congressional Affairs Specialist – $95k-$162k – job ID: OCAC-11-02B – Mar. 14

University of MarylandCommunications Coordinator, Clarice Smith Center for the Performing ArtsMar. 14

George Mason UniversityOffice Manager, Center for Health Care Policy & Research (scroll to find or search by posting #01085z) – $35k-$41k – Mar. 14

League of Conservation Voters
Development AssistantMar. 14

Action Campaigner/Coordinator – DC or San Francisco, CA – Mar. 15

Marine Fish Conservation Network
Executive DirectorMar. 15

National ArchivesLegislative Archives, Presidential Libraries, and Museum Services Executive – 199k-$165k – job ID: SES 11-03 – Mar. 15

Dept. of Transportation/Maritime AdministrationGovernment Affairs Specialist – $74k-$123k – job ID: MARAD.HQ-2011-0014 – Mar. 16

National Environmental Education FoundationOutreach Coordinator for Earth Gauge®Mar. 16

United Nations FoundationAdmin Assistant, Nothing but NetsMar. 16

Clean Economy NetworkSenior Policy AssociateMar. 17

Clean Water Action FundOnline Communications DirectorMar. 18

Nature ConservancyOperations Administrator (search by job #13002 or scroll back to find) – six month term – Mar. 18

British Airways
Head of Consumer PR – London, UK – Mar. 20

World BankOnline Communications OfficerMar. 20

SyngentaSenior Lobbyist – extensive (15+ years) political/government relations experience required, along with understanding of agriculture/agribusiness issues

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$81k – job ID: HHS-OS-DE-11-448985 – apply by Mar. 24

US Chamber of Commerce:
Alexandria’s Campagna Center supports children and families throughout the city – seeking new President & CEO to lead the 65 year-old group, with the assistance of Isaacson, Miller. Mark your calendars for their 2011 Christmas Walk Weekend (Dec. 2-3)

World Wildlife Fund:
Council on CompetitivenessDirector of Development – 3-5 years of major gift fund raising from individuals, corporations and foundations required, along with experience managing and executing special events.

Woodward Communications seeks Communications Professional/Writer-Editor to work on site with a McLean-based client; experience in researching and writing publications on highway engineering and technology preferred.

Arabella Philanthropic AdvisorsGraphic & Web Designer – apply by Apr. 8

Children’s Law CenterCommunications Manager – minimum of 6-10 years communications experience sought – search abetted by GYMR Public Relations

National PTAGrant Writer

New on the menu since we last checked in with the National Restaurant Association: an inelegantly-titled Advocacy Development (scroll down) position. The HR dept. will probably come up with a better name for the job by the time they’re ready to print your business cards.

American Medical Association
Preeminent financial services trade association seeks a junior to mid-level Lobbyist for range of government relations-related activities –experience/contacts related to DoD and knowledge of financial industry issues required.

Given current events in Japan, the job of Director, Legislative Programs for the Nuclear Energy Institute might have just gotten a little more challenging.

On a related note – check out Copy Editor and Education and Public Outreach Coordinator with the American Geophysical Union – and if events in Japan aren’t worrying enough for you, this probably won’t help you sleep well, either.

This Director of Media Relations position with the American College of Cardiology is pretty hot off the presses (Friday afternoon, to be exact); the Editorial Specialist (managing the CardioSmart website) is a little less fresh

PCIA/The Wireless Infrastructure AssociationCommunications & Public Affairs Manager

Ah, the fun you would have as Director of Communications, RFK Stadium for the DC Government – surely you get a key to let yourself into the stadium at all hours, right? Other compensation includes $98k-$137k and all the DC United you can watch – first review of resumes on Mar. 25. Can also search here, using keyword RFK. We DEMAND a tour if you get this job.

Links Africa
supports educational opportunities girls and women in Africa – Director of Development

National Cathedral School
Assistant Director for Communications

Families Against Mandatory Minimums
advocates for sensible, compassionate and cost-effective criminal sentencing policies – Development Director – search managed by Talent Market.

What the hell is a Water Cooler Supervisor?

In lieu of a job-search resource, we suggest you check out Charity Navigator's listing of organizations involved in relief efforts in Japan and related ratings/resources.

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