Monday, March 21, 2011

From You to Us

This is a first: a majority of today's new listings are the result of tips and direct submissions from employers. You can send us your finds or openings in the next cubicle over. We start your job-search Monday with previously-noted jobs closing this week:

Greenpeace – DC or San Francisco, CA:
National ArchivesChief Strategy & Communications Officer – $119k-$165k – job ID: SES 11-05 – Mar. 21

State DepartmentPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$67k – job ID: HRSC-G/TIP-2011-0008 – supporting the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in PersonsMar. 21

United Nations Foundation:
Human Rights WatchAsia Associate – part-time possible – £21k – London, UK – Mar. 23

Inter-American FoundationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: IAF444077JAK – fluency in Spanish required – Mar. 23

United WayManager, Marketing & LearningMar. 23

DC GovernmentDirector of Communications, RFK Stadium $98k-$137k – can also search here, using keyword RFK Mar. 24

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

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

National Wildlife Refuge AssociationDevelopment ManagerMar. 25

University of Michigan
Director of Federal Affairs for Research – DC-based – Mar. 27

Biotechnology Industry AssociationManager, Events Communications – assist in providing media and public relations support for business development conferences and the BIO International Convention – experience in media relations for events preferable

Experience as press secretary on Capitol Hill, or on a political or advocacy campaign, or at a PR firm moves your resume to the top of the pile for this Senior Account Exec, Public Affairs position with Porter-Novelli – knowledge of social media and its utility in public affairs issues also sought.

National Organization for WomenPress Secretary – top candidates will have experience working with national and local media, particularly political press and existing contacts at print, television, radio and online media outlets.

Refugees International
  • Grant Writer – 5-7 years experience in grant writing and institutional giving and a history of successful fundraising for nonprofits required
  • Director of Development – front-facing, writing-intensive position that requires a seasoned professional with a proven track record of securing gifts of $25k+ through personal solicitation
  • Internships
The University of Maryland seeks a Coordinator for Special Events & External Relations to support the A. James Clark School of Engineering – three years' experience in event planning, marketing, communications or advancement/fundraising desired will punch your ticket to College Park – apply by Apr. 1

If url-number-sequence is an accurate guideline, the two latest openings with the ONE Campaign are Director, Research & Publications and US Policy Director – can search for other positions here

Sage Communications
seeks savvy Senior Account Executive/Account Executive candidates – 4-10 years of experience required; agency and technology PR background a plus.

If you’re an enterprising Writer/Editor with a flair for business journalism, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Inc. might put you on the Independent Agent magazine team – one-to-three years of business, trade, association or other relevant reporting/editing experience required; online editing experience preferred

Despite our best efforts to help them generate CV’s a few weeks back, Commonsense Media is still in search more for a Policy Director.

National Marrow Donor ProgramLegislative Relations Coordinator

Opportunities with somewhat-nearby ACLU affiliates:
Northrop GrummanDirector, Legislative Affairs – can also search here, using public affairs category or job req 11005771

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (search keyword legislative):
Mystery nonprofitGovernment Relations Assistant – long-term temp. position - $15/hr – search managed by Jones Networking

University of Washington –
Associate Director, Federal Relations – DC-based

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Senior Public Policy Specialist – work focuses on PAC management, campaign finance and lobbying disclosure-related duties.

Get Paid to Party!
That’s the seductive promise from Party Earth to Researcher candidates in DC and nation- and world-wide – you’ll provide detailed reviews of social venues (i.e. bars, nightclubs, beaches, casinos, parks, plazas) and launch a brilliant career in entertainment / adventure journalism (or just piss off your parents, who didn’t write those checks to Cornell just so you could flit around bars every night).

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