Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The World According to John E. Fetzer

Welcome back to your shortened work- & job seek-week. Click here (or scroll back to Saturday) to find previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

Welz & Weisel Communications is seeking mid-level PR professionals to support technology clients. Ideal candidates will have three to six years experience implementing PR strategies and creating campaigns for technology companies and strong contacts within the IT trade and business press.

Our friends at Fleishman-Hillard are now embedding job-vintage info into their urls – we heartily approve! Both of these slots are with FH’s VOX Global affiliate:
According to John E. Fetzer: Love is the core energy that rules everything ...love is the one ingredient that holds us all together. You can help promote that cheery worldview as Director of Communications for the Fetzer Institute, in Kalamazoo, MI. Search managed by Koya Consulting. More background on J.E.F (interesting story, used to own the Detroit Tigers) can be found here.

If a job with a multinational, Australia-headquartered mining concern is your dream, then this is your lucky day: Rio TintoChief Advisor, U.S. External Affairs (search DC location or job # WAS00007).

Maryland State Bar AssociationDirector of Communications – located in this handsome building in Baltimore, MD

Elementary- & middle- charter school DC Prep seeks Director of Marketing & Communications – at least 3 years of experience working in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or a related field required – admin & instructional positions also available.

DC Government
Public Information Officer, Dept. of Human Resources – $88k-$123k – apply by July 12 – can also search here, using job # 17871

Ogilvy PR (search by req ID, DC location, or scroll to find):
Recent opportunities with global health & development group FHI include Manager, Digital & Visual Communications and Communications Assistant

Dept. of StateWriter/Editor – $89k-$115k – job ID: ECA-2011-0105 – supporting the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs – relevant knowledge in the field of educational technology and experience with in the field of teaching English as a foreign Language required – apply by July 14

We were kind of excited when we first stumbled along a few relevant positions with the Aerospace Industries Association – however, like McDonnell Douglas and Consolidated Aircraft, some of these availabilities might be things of the past. Proceed with caution (or reckless abandon, we don’t care):
American Council of Trustees & AlumniPress Secretary – experience with media relations, speech writing, op-eds, research and blogs required – search managed by Talent Market

Vintage-2011 multi-issue progressive advocacy organization ProgressVA seeks Director of Online Programs, presumably to help fulfill the coming soon message on the group’s website. Unspecified Virginia location.

New with the Food Marketing Institute since we last checked in with them in early May:
City of Richmond, Va.Chief of Staff, City Council – $111k-$168k

If municipal management’s your bag, but Richmond’s not your thing, there’s a City Manager spot available with the City of Alexandria – your first order of business: getting an alley re-opened behind the DCPA+CJ home base (it’s complicated) – search managed by Ralph Anderson & Associates – apply by July 22

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardDirector, External Affairs – $119k-$165k – job ID: FRTIB-11-ES-002 – apply by July 10

George Washington University:
The Manager, Communications of the USA Rice Federation serves as staff writer and editor of USA Rice Daily the only daily newsletter devoted to a single U.S. commodity. (Really? That surprises us.)

ICF InternationalCommunications Specialist – spend your days developing and implementing marketing plans to educate the public about secondary mortgages, mortgage-backed securities, affordable housing, and capital markets (Groundsperson at GW is looking better and better, isn't it?)

Your search tool of the day: the job board from Association Trends.

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