Monday, June 13, 2011

Great Jobs on a Lovely Monday Morning

It's too pretty out to be at a computer this morning. We'll start Monday off with a few home-room announcements:
  • We posted a large run of opportunities closing this week yesterday – click here or scroll back to find.
  • Don't miss the Idealist Grad Fair – Thursday June 23, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm – at the Katzen Arts Center at American University. This event offers you the chance to meet representatives from more than 60 graduate programs in public policy, law and related fields.
  • DCPA+CJ surpassed two milestones last week: Monday, June 6, saw us breach the 2,000 visit threshold (2,015 visits from 1,444 unique visitors) for the first time, and the week running from Sunday, 6/5 through Saturday, 6/11 was the first time we've drawn over 10,000 visits for a single week (10,300 visits from 4,176 unique visitors). Thanks for coming, everyone!

Global Financial Integrity fights the massive outflow of capital from developing economies by working to curtail international money-laundering, tax evasion, and corruption – sounds like a pretty interesting/fun/rewarding field for a Journalist/Media Outreach professional like you – Spanish language skills a plus.

Government relations firm Venn Strategies is seeking candidates for Vice President/AVP slot with at 5-10+ years policy/public affairs experience in government and/or the private sector to support an active client portfolio in economic, health and other policy arenas.

Education-focused think tank Education Sector seeks Writer/Blogger

The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan institution devoted to enhancing international peace and security:
The Federalist SocietySocial Media & Alumni Relations Director – search managed by the nice folks at Talent Market

New since we last checked in with Conservation International:
Arabella Philanthropic Advisors seeks Program Director for leadership, grant-making and outreach activities on behalf of the Fund for Lake Michigan – Southeast Wisconsin location

Center for Strategic & International Studies
We always liked the good-natured vibe at Environics Communications, although we’re a little mystified that they have attached way-in-the-future Oct. 1 deadlines to a couple of their positions here (and yes, we originally thought they might be old Jan. 10 listings, but if you look at the other jobs noted, it’s clear they are going with year-month-day) – scroll down to find:
The Office of Jeremy Rifkin/Foundation on Economic Trends is in the market for an Executive Assistant

Opportunities at all levels with PR firm Gibraltar Associates (est. 2007):
Spitfire StrategiesSenior Account Exec

The National Immigration Law Center seeks a Director for its DC office – extensive knowledge of issues affecting low-income immigrants and familiarity with the needs and perspectives of this population is among job requirements; Spanish language skills a plus – apply by June 15

Trout Unlimited:
DDC Advocacy is seeking a Project Coordinator to work with managers implementing and managing grassroots initiatives for issue-based advocacy campaigns.

Several new slots opening up with the Alliance to Save Energy in the last week:
Center for Law & Social Policy – Fall 2011 Communications Intern and Workforce Development Outreach/Research Intern

New/recent with the Human Rights Campaign:
Widmeyer Communications:
JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies seeks Korean-experienced (and –speaking) Research Assistant ($15/hr) and, yes again, Research Assistant ($18-$25/hr) for part-time work through the end of the year.

Scroll to bottom for Vice President of Development opportunity at the super-gorgeous National Building Museum – we bet your offices will be awesome-looking – apply by June 17

New with our former colleagues at Burson-Marsteller since just last Monday:
Postal Regulatory CommissionMedia Relations Specialist – $55k-$89k – job ID: PRC 06-02 – apply by June 24

Home Depot seeks Government Relations Specialist for range of PAC management, grassroots, and writing/content management duties.

Brookings Institution:
Forest TrendsCommunications Intern

Your resource of the day: the enviro-focused Conservation Jobs Board

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