Monday, June 6, 2011

Hype & Science

We begin the week anew with previously-noted opportunities closing this week:

Census Dept.Public Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: PIO-2011-0011 – June 6

Dept. of AgricultureWriter/Editor – $51k-$81k – part-time/job-share – job ID: ARS-X11E-0019 – June 6

Philanthropy RoundtableDirector of External AffairsJune 6

Literacy Council of Northern VirginiaCommunications Specialist – 30 hrs/wk – June 8

University of CaliforniaCommunity Assistant/Resident Advisor, UC Washington Center (scroll to find or use posting # 20110231) – $27k-$34k – June 8

NCISSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – 123k-$155k – job ID: NW1-1035-15- 4I045060-E-IN – June 9

Woodrow Wilson Center for International ScholarsDevelopment Assistant – $37k-$40k – June 9

Coast GuardCommunications Specialist – $51k-$97k – job ID: 11-1689-HQ-TJ-D – June 10

Dept. of DefenseVisual Information Specialist – $62k-$81k – job ID: DMA-11-478215-RB – June 10

James Madison UniversityConverged Media Coordinator – Harrisonburg, Va. – June 10

Korean EmbassySpecial Assistant to the AmbassadorJune 10

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsSenior Community Outreach & Engagement Specialist – $65k-$108k – Upper Marlboro, MD – June 10

Town Creek FoundationSenior Program Officer – Talbot, MD – June 10

Union of Concerned ScientistsProgram Assistant, Food & Environment Program (scroll down) – temporary, 4-month position – June 10

Richmond Dept. of Public UtilitiesMarketing & Public Relations Specialist – $41k-$67k- Richmond, Va. – June 12

This is probably a little more on the technical side of web development than our usual listings in that area, but we figured the $73k-$124k salary range might interest someone among our readership for Web Applications Solutions Manager with Arlington County.

The Open Society Institute seeks Program Assistant and Program Associate hires for their Latin American Program – requirement for Spanish language skills and June 10 application deadline apply to both positions.

University of Maryland:
Treasury Dept.Legislative & External Communications Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: 11-DO-632P-12 – apply by June 17

GE Capital seeks Communications Manager to develop communications programs for Healthcare Financial Services division – minimum of 5 years of marketing/advertising or public relations experience required.

Duane Morris Government Affairs seeks Legislative Associate/Junior Lobbyist

Securing America’s Energy Future seeks Policy & Communications Writer – strong preference will be given to those candidates who several years in an advocacy/writing position, including having worked as a speechwriter or in a congressional office.

Center for Science in the Public Interest:
The Vice President for Environmental Protection & Restoration for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation will be oversee the bay-saving activities of a staff of approximately 50, including lawyers, water quality and restoration scientists, outreach experts, citizen organizers, lobbyists, and policy specialists with expertise in fisheries, land use, and agriculture. Annapolis, MD.

Association management firm Smith Bucklin seeks Director of Legislative Affairs & Grassroots Activities to support their NLBMDA and WDMA clients (important note: we’re guessing on those links) – 3-5 years relevant experience required – more positions available in DC & Chicago

The Millennium
Project offers a generous $90k for six months work as Director of Development on a consultant basis. Better yet, longer-term engagement is possible at the self-described global participatory futures research think tank of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers who work for international organizations, governments, corporations, NGOs, and universities. Internships also available.

Upper Chesapeake Health
Communications Manager – minimum of five years experience in corporate communications, marketing, and public relations preferably in a health care field; hospital experience is ideal – Bel Air, MD

Athletes for HopeMarketing & Communications Director – looking for candidates with experience in entrepreneurial environments and who are versed in the language of both sports and philanthropy.

Northop GrummanManager, Government Relations & Compliance – as title implies, you’ll be doing lobbying work and managing compliance of state/federal lobbying regulations – and there’s some PAC related duties as well. Baltimore, MD

Kaiser Family Foundation:
British Embassy:
Handicap InternationalDirector of External Relations – search managed by Koya Consulting

The latest DC-based opening in the Burson-Marsteller empire appears to be this Assistant Project Manager post with their Direct Impact grassroots affiliate.

Mystery health & nutrition non-profit
seeks Director, Major Gifts – in addition to fundraising/development experience, you should be willing to adopt/embrace a 100% vegan lifestyle in the office.

US Naval Academy Alumni Association – Annapolis, MD:
Our friends in Foggy Bottom at George Washington University, have a new (and easier to link to) career page set-up. Huzzah & congrats! Celebrate by checking out Coordinator, Law Career Development Recruiting Programs while they work out a few kinks we see in their program.

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