Monday, May 23, 2011

The Last Days of May

They're OK the last days of May, but I'll be breathing dry air. I'm leaving soon; the others are already there ... Happy Monday! from DC Public Affairs + Communications Jobs, your only lobbying, public policy & PR jobs source that kicks off your doorstep-to-summer week with a little BOC.

Previously-noted jobs closing this week:

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceDevelopment DirectorMay 23

Census BureauCongressional Liaison Assistant – $42k-$54k – job ID: CAO-2011-0010 – May 23

James Madison UniversityDirector of Athletics Marketing & Promotion – $43k – Harrisonburg, Va. – May 23

Nature ConservancyAssociate Director of US Policy Communications, North America (scroll back or search for job # 13210) – May 23

British Embassy:
United Nations Foundation:
United Way Manager, Videographer/EditorMay 25

Arlington CountyReal Estate Specialist – $40k-$93k – May 26

University of MarylandProgram Assistant, School of Public Policy/Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs – mid-to-high $30k – May 26

World BankCommunications Officer – supporting the Consultative Group on International Agricultural ResearchMay 26

State Department:
ACLUCommunications Coordinator – New York – May 27

Army National Cemeteries Program
Congressional Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: NCFP11059754-478916D – May 27

Fairfax CountyCommunications Specialist, Dept. of Transportation – $51k-$68k – May 27

House of Representatives/Office of the Clerk
Communications Chief – up to $128k – May 27

Visit LoudounDirector of Media Relations – Leesburg, Va. – May 27

The urban tree-planters & -protectors at Casey Trees are still actively recruiting a Development Associate (pdf) with two+ years’ experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment – grant writing skills especially prized – $39k-$41k – apply by June 3

Mathematica Policy Research
conducts social policy studies in the areas of health care, education, nutrition, disability, welfare, employment and related topics. They seek Manager, Strategic Communications & Events with 7- 10 years relevant experience with preference for research and/or policy environment background. Sharp news sense and experience securing press coverage at national, regional, and niche media levels also desired.

Multiple opportunities available with the National Association for the Education of Children & Youth (scroll down):
International PR/public affairs firm Brown Lloyd James seeks Account Exec candidate with 1-3 years' relevant experience; foreign language skills a plus – up to $35k – apply by June 3.

The highly fun, energetic & Georgetown-located crew at DBC PR + New Media has asked Thinkinghire to help them find a new Vice President with extensive PR experience related to consumer products.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: BOEMRE-NB-11-MM477715 (DEU) – apply by June 3

Dicksten Shapiro LLC:
Virginia Farm BureauMarketing Intern – Richmond, Va.

International development group Chemonics seeks Corporate Communications Manager – experience working overseas and understanding of international development required; fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred – apply by May 31 – can also search here (scroll down to DC-based positions)

Association of Community College TrusteesProgram Specialist, Board Leadership Services & Events – wide variety of admin & grant management duties

International Center for Journalists
Communications Director – minimum 5 years’ experience in a management role in the communications field; experience as a working journalist preferred

U.S. Composting CouncilExecutive Director – DC area or Ronkonkoma, NY – search managed by Sterling/Martin Associates

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityDirector of Communications, School of Nursing (pdf) – Richmond, Va.

The C-suite-only-folks at the Chief Executives Organization seek enthusiastic, motivated and collaborative Senior Events Manager.

George Washington University (search by posting # or scroll to find):
Develop and lead public campaigns around trade policy that benefit Google’s users, their business and the wider web as Public Policy Counsel/Manager, Trade. Research-centric Competition Analyst position also available in the DC office.

Sinclair Broadcast GroupWeb Content Specialist – experience with Dreamweaver, Photoshop and HTML required; knowledge of CSS and XML is a plus – Hunt Valley, MD

New opportunities with Abt Associates, the self-described global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and economic policy, and international development:
Dept. of Homeland SecurityMedia Coordinator/Web Developer – $74k-$115k – job ID: GS-0301-13 – apply by May 24

Union of Concerned Scientists
Here’s a position description for Communications & Membership Intern (pdf) with the American Society for Nutrition – but it’s not too clear where to send it; you might want to start here to figure that out.

We heard the CEO of Xenophon Strategies on the radio a couple days ago; we’ve forgotten what it was about – Senior Associate/Associate.

In lieu of a job-search resource – we'd like to remind you of the cultural offerings and top-notch German language instruction (Summer classes start June 4) from the Goethe Institute.

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