Friday, April 22, 2011

Leading Resource vs. World's Largest

The Armed Forces Foundation seeks PR/Fundraising Intern and Programming/Events Intern candidates to join them this summer in their Capitol Hill offices – apply by May 6

International strategic communications firm Brown Lloyd James seeks Account Exec – 1-3 years experience required; foreign language skills a plus – salary in the low $30k range.

Council of State Governments:
The March of Dimes has a fresh (4/21) call for a Manager of Public Affairs & Communications with speechwriting and media relations experience.

International Peace Institute – New York:
The Association for Financial Professionals, the self-assessed leading resource for finance professionals nationwide, seeks a Government Relations Administrator to provide admin & programmatic support for their Public Policy division.

Meanwhile, in Charlottesville, Va., the CFA Institute – branded as the world’s largest association of investment professionals – is in the market for an Online Marketing Specialist – minimum 2-3 years experience in online marketing, communications, public relations, or media required.

Did you know that public charter schools now enroll approximately 39% of all D.C. public school students? Friends of Choice in Urban Schools seeks a passionate charter school advocate to serve as Grassroots Organizer.

Opportunities to join the pro-Israel, pro-peace advocates at J Street:
Governors Highway Safety AssociationIntern – $10-$12/hr

Management Systems International is seeking short and long-term senior level Communications Specialists for work on overseas field projects in a number of developing countries – a minimum of 10 years in development communications, journalism, marketing or related field required.

Hanley Wood seeks Web Producer to work on their EcoHome Magazine and Residential Architect sites.

Discovery Communications:
Temporaries Now brings you this part-time Social Media Implementation Guru gig at a mystery Annandale-based concern; snacks and drinks offered

Arlington County Government:
American University:
The big brains at the University of Chicago seek Executive Assistant to provide support to the Associate Vice President, Federal Relations and the Alumni Relations and Development Office in DC.

Opportunities at the steps-to-King-St.-Metro offices of National Arts Strategies:
We'll close the job-seek week with this Press Assistant post with an unknown GOP Senator – apply by Apr. 29 – and leave you with these additional pathways to Hill employment & intern-ment: Senate Employment BulletinHill ZooCloture Club – and, of course, your favorite™ public affairs & communications jobs resource (Wednesdays, usually).

1 comment:

Gordon Barnes said...

Brown Lloyd James, an energetic and fast growing public relations and public affairs firm
specializing in domestic and international strategic communications, seeks an Account
Executive for its Washington, D.C. office. 1-3 years experience required. Must be able to work
independently, and have knowledge of international affairs, current events, media and the news
industry. Foreign language skills are a plus. Must be able to start late May.

Principal Responsibilities:
• Work in close collaboration with Washington, D.C. and New York – based management
and account directors on day-to-day media outreach and strategy
• Conduct face-to-face meetings with current and prospective clients
• Draft, distribute and pitch to domestic and international media including: print,
broadcast and blogs
• Assist with logistics and content for large-scale events and high profile visits
• Proactively strategize client events, media campaigns, and pitch angles
• Provide background research and creative content for new business proposals and
current projects
• Keep abreast of regulatory requirements and standards of best practice

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required. Must have background in communications/PR/journalism,
as well as working knowledge of foreign policy and international relations

Training, Skills, Knowledge and / or Experience:
• 1 – 3 years of professional experience or relevant graduate degree desired
• Foreign language skills (esp. Mandarin, Arabic) a plus.
• Ideal candidate must be able to work independent of guidance on any given day
• Must understand how to use and advise clients on relevant social media tools

How to Apply:
• Send an e-mail with attached resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to
• Starting salary in the low $30k range.