Monday, May 9, 2011

Early Risers, Wayne Brady, & People Who Have Their ____ Together

We're back to our usual Monday practice of leading off with previously-noted jobs closing this week:

Dept. of Agriculture/Animal & Plant Health Inspection ServicePublic Affairs Officer – $51k-$81k – job ID: 24LP-2011-0004 – May 9

World BankOperations Analyst, Communications & ResearchMay 9

American Public Transportation Association
President/Chief Executive Officer – search managed by Krauthamer & AssociatesMay 10

Refugees InternationalGovernment Relations Advocate/Senior AdvocateMay 10

U.S. Trade & Development AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$67k - job ID: TDA-11-DEU-003 – May 10

World Health OrganizationCommunications Specialist, Gender, Diversity and Human Rights Office – $51k – Spanish language skills required; French or Portuguese a plus – May 10

American UniversityProgram Coordinator, Institute on Disability & Public Policy – $21-$22/hr – May 11

Export-Import BankProgram Management Assistant, Congressional Affairs – term NTE 13 months – $46k-$57k – job ID: 11-517 – May 11

International Center for Research on WomenStaff AccountantMay 12

The Graduate SchoolDirector, Marketing & Communications (pdf) – $88k-$127k – May 13

Institute for Social Policy and UnderstandingCommunications Manager May 13

Leadership LoudonProgram Coordinator – part-time – $22/hr – Leesburg, Va. – May 13

Open Society Foundation – Baltimore, MD:
ACLUAdvocacy & Policy Associate – New York – May 15

Biennial of the Americas
Executive Director – Denver, CO – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory GroupMay 15

Bread For the WorldProject Coordinator, Church RelationsMay 15

George Mason UniversityGrant Writer, Institute for Philosophy & Public Policy (search by posting #FA91Az or scroll to find) – May 15

Fannie Mae seeks Community Relations Manager (search communications/public affairs category or job # 30039) to develop and administer corporate philanthropy, community, and/or public affairs programs.

National Defense Industrial AssociationDirector, Legislative Research Division – responsible for research, analysis and dissemination of legislative and regulatory information to association staff, leadership and members.

We haven’t checked in with the usually-prolific Nature Conservancy careers page lately (use job # or scroll back to find):
MWW GroupPR/Government Relations Intern

Air Force, Office of Special InvestigationsWriter/Editor – $51k-$67k – job ID: AFDWD-471514-204159-9L-GM – Quantico, Va. – apply by May 10

We see a lot of opportunities listed with Defenders of Wildlife – some of which we had previously noted in March’s Environmental Jobs Special 7:
We’re not sure why, but we’ve always thought it would be fun to work in a hotel. (Of course, the reason we think this is probably because we’ve never worked in a hotel). Still, we’re pretty sure (in our naive and optimistic fashion) that you’ll have fun as the next Director of Public Relations for the Madison Hotel.

End Slavery Now:
More new stuff w/ NPR since just last week: weekend-focused Assistant Producer and Associate Producer slots

McFadden – ability to secure top-secret clearance required, even for the internships:
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy:
Well established yet anonymous law firmMarketing Communications Manager

Telecommunications Industry Association
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) – Press Assistant – Tennessee ties preferred; reliable alarm clock and the ability to get the morning clips copied, collated and stapled by 7:00 am required – apply by May 12

World BankGender Online Communications Officer – apply by May 18

Mystery lobbying firm representing voluntary & professional healthcare organizations seeks Legislative Assistant

B'TSELEM/The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories seeks Intern candidates for Summer 2011, or possibly longer – preference for grad students and Hebrew language skills

If you’ve gotten over those annoying ads with Wayne Brady (we haven’t), you might consider this Communications Specialist position with Avaya Government Solutions. Just don’t bring back Wayne Brady, OK?

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has re-opened (or whatever reposted means) their search for a Senior Director, Policy & Government Affairs – please have a minimum of 10+ years of experience in policy, advocacy, and government affairs, with 5+ years in a supervisory role. More opportunities from the Trust include:
Steptoe & Johnson:
Here’s a new link for Intern opportunities with the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America – social media and web design skills would be helpful to your prospects

Aggressive-sounding (see what’s in a name) independent public affairs firm Raptor Strategies may have some Intern (go to careers tab) spots still available – a general call for Agents/Business Development (ditto) types also noted.

George Washington University (search using job # or scroll back to find):
Council on FoundationsExec Assistant to COO – thrill to the notion that you’re just steps to DCPA+CJ World HQ, or at least Chik-fil-A.

Amnesty International:
General ElectricLegislative & Funding Administrator – 2 years working in a agency or a legislative office at federal government, Capitol Hill or the state level.

GreenpeaceMajor Gifts Fundraiser – apply by June 1

U.S. Chamber of Commerce:
American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education have home-room desks reserved for Program Assistant and Meetings & Events Coordinator hires

Institute of International Finance (scroll down):
American College of RadiologyDirector of Publications – seeking candidates with 7+ years’ experience working in association publishing, including peer-reviewed journal operations.

Must be organized, punctual and will come to work with no personal issues …. this is a rather fast-paced office with much expected and much delivered ….. only serious applicants should apply. So if you have your ____ together, and reside near the pleasant streets of Orange, Va., get your resume into the Orange Downtown Alliance for their part-time Admin Assistant slot - $11/hr.

Your job search widget du jour: the career center for Association Trends, who helpfully supply Communications/Media and Government Relations subcategories.


vavavino said...

Hello - Where did you come across the Manager of Marketing Programs" position @ National Trust? Not seeing it on their website...thanks!

Gordon Barnes said...

hey vavavino - it appears to have been removed since I stumbled across it on Sunday ... it was a new listing, (May 6, I think) - so maybe it will re-surface sometime soon.

thanks for the tip - I'll pull it from the blog