Monday, May 2, 2011

Big Week

We're fired up! We're ready to crush it! We're not going to phone it in this time! Get the resume ready and block out a few hours to compose your best-ever cover letters – we're going to bring you a Big Week of great jobs and internships.

Note: you'll find the usual Monday roster of previously-noted jobs closing this week (along with some new opportunities) in Saturday's supplement (or just scroll down). Now, on to su semana grande:

Target Manager, Public Relations – your mission is to drive local coverage of Target brand, stores, teams and community involvement in key markets in Washington, D.C. and other key southeastern markets.

Vox Global is seeking a Digital Project Manager to join the public affairs team in DC – they seek a candidate with communications background, digital experience and project management skills. Vox is also in the market for Receptionist/Admin Assistant and Web Development Intern resumes.

Newly available with Dupont – research-focused Government Relations Specialist – research background, critical thinking skills and genuine interest in marketing/market research sought – can also search here, using DC location

Military Sealift CommandCommunications Asst./Internship – $14/hr – summer and school-year terms appear available – apply by May 8

NBC UniversalVice President, Government Relations (search job ID BR1699) – we’ll be expecting some pretty sweet tickets (we’ve always wanted to check out a game in South Bend) or some other swell kickback if you get this gig

Food Marketing Institute
Is there a magic bullet in foreign relations? The Organization for International Cooperation seems to think there is (it’s all about ontology, apparently) – get on board as an Intern (aka Special Foreign Relations Assistant)

ICLEI/Local Governments for SustainabilityCommunications Intern – seeking college juniors or seniors with interest in environmental issues

Multiple recently posted Intern opportunities shown with the German Marshall Fund of the US – energy, immigration/integration and congressional relations are among the intern specialties noted

The Commonwealth Fund promotes a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable and underserved segments:
Leadership LoudonProgram Coordinator – part-time – $22/hr – Leesburg, Va. – apply by May 13

The Washington Center:
  • Communications Assistant – temporary position - $13/hr
  • Webmaster – content management & technical skills required
  • Manager, Campaign 2012 – primary duty is to facilitate fieldwork for students attending TWC’s national political convention programs at the Republican national convention – Sept. 2011 to Mar. 2013 term
The Conservation Fund has just started the search for a new Director of Government Relations – experience with the federal budget and appropriations process and working with federal land managing agencies desired.

National Education Association
Latin American Youth CenterDirector of Development & Communications – Spanish fluency preferred

United Nations Foundation:
Gallup looking for an experienced writer/journalist who, as Public Relations Manager, will build strong relationships with national media to publicly showcase their news and worldwide research.

Very fresh opportunities from AstraZeneca:
A nascent mystery organization that seeks to renew democracy by giving the citizenry a greater voice in government is looking for dynamic Executive Vice President and Director of Online Fundraising and Advocacy hires.

National Alliance on Mental Illness:
We could not find this recently WaPo-sourced Strategic Communications Director position replicated via the Howard University careers page (at least as of Sunday afternoon). Perhaps you’ll have better luck.

– self-assessed global leader in web-based customer software seeks Communications Manager with strong writing skills and tech/software background.

Daugherty & Associates, Inc.
Strategic Communications Consultant

New York State Nurses Association
Assistant Director of Communications – Latham, NY

Secular Coalition of America:
In addition to a slate of advocacy efforts on behalf of children & animals, the folks at the American Humane Association let you know that no animals were harmed in making a film. They will probably also treat you humanely if your hired on as Web Associate – extensive technical skills required – DC or Denver, CO location

National Community Reinvestment Coalition:
The Council for a Strong America seeks a Deputy Development Director with a minimum of 8-10 years of fundraising expertise. We’re always baffled by minimum experience requirements spanning a range of years; shouldn’t this just be a minimum of 8 years’ experience?

George Washington University
(search using job # or scroll back to find):
Office of Naval ResearchPublic Affairs Specialist – $87k-$115k – job ID: NE1-1035-04-K9997339-IN – apply by May 6

Unknown PR agency seeks media relations-focused Account Exec – background in financial services, deals, mergers, private equity, litigation, bankruptcy, privacy and data security a plus – DC, New York or Philadelphia location

Cause each time I feel it slipping away, just makes me want to cry: what’s so funny about peace, love and the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding? (whoa-o-o-o-oh) – Communications Manager – apply by May 13.

Your Capitol Hill-centric job search tool of the say: a regularly-updated Hill job list from M.R. Baker.

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