Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Back to Work

DCPA+CJ welcomes you back to work and/or job-seeking as we start this blessedly short and cursedly soggy week. We're hoping #37 gets back to work tonight, too.

Click here or scroll back for jobs closing this week.

The Union of Concerned Scientists seeks a Program Manager to help launch their Center for Science & Democracy – experience in program/project management & conference/event planning desired – DC or Cambridge, MA – apply by Sept. 16

University of Virginia Alumni Association
Charlottesville, Va.*
National Association of County and City Health OfficialsProgram Analyst/Media Advovacy Specialist – $49k-$53k – apply by Oct. 10

The Independent Insurance Agents of America seek Online Editor to report, write & edit the Big I's newsletter and web properties. Ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in journalism or related field, & 1-3 years of business, trade, association or other relevant reporting/editing experience.

Latest opportunity in the DC offices of Burson-Marsteller is Senior Associate, Issues & Crisis Group – seeking candidates with 4-6 years relevant PR/public affairs experience.

Open Society Institute:
We had to go all the way to a UK-based jobs site to find this right-around-the-corner (really, we live just a few blocks from this operation) Director, Federal Government Affairs slot with the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations.

Not right around the corner: this Atlanta-based Associate Director, Water Supply post with American Rivers focusing on the Flint River region. Experience in state water management policy, water efficiency policy and programs, federal policy, and knowledge of federal and state natural resource laws and policy preferred.

Center for Responsive Politics
George Mason UniversityCommunications & Marketing Officer, University Libraries (search position # FA42Bz) – three to five years of communications/marketing experience with proven expertise in creating brochures, newsletters, press releases, promotional pieces and online communications required; graduate degree appears strongly preferred – apply by Sept. 21

New at Porter-Novelli:
American Water seeks Communications/Government Affairs Manager to provides senior-level communications counsel and ensure the effective implementation of external affairs and related communications activities – and a lot more, per their exhaustive 1,500 word (yes, we actually cut and pasted the whole thing in MS Word just to check the count) job description.

These two slots are noted as newly-posted since 8/29 by National Public Radio:
The Land Trust Alliance is looking to add to its fundraising team with new Grants Writer and Corporate Relations Manager hires.

George Washington University:
NASALegislative Affairs Specialist – $51k-$97k – 3 vacancies – job ID: HQ11B0180 – apply by Sept 12

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative, logistical, and project support to the President - $40k-$42k

International human rights capacity-building organization Global Rights seeks Senior Manager, Development & Communications – experience with U.S. government proposal writing and reporting processes, preferably USAID, and European bilateral proposal writing and reporting experience preferred; French or Spanish language proficiency a plus.

TechnoServe supports entrepreneurial efforts in poor areas of the developing world to build businesses that create income, opportunity and economic growth – seeking Director of Major Gifts & Foundations – three to five years of experience working directly with major gifts in NGO environment sought

Abbott Laboratories:
Americans for the Arts seeks Leadership Alliances Coordinator to help create and manage relationship-building programs that will increase the fundraising capacity of the organization.

We’re not sure what to make of the phrase external applicants may be considered as of Sept. 17, 2011 in this externally-posted Assistant Director, Public Affairs (may have to scroll down) position with the American Federation of Teachers. As of 9/4, it does not appear at the main AFT careers page (click on individual categories at left).

RaytheonSenior Graphic Artist (search req ID 19742BR or publications/graphic arts category) – must have experience with at least three of the following applications: Publisher, Project, and Visio; Adobe CS programs to include Photoshop, Sony Sound Forge 7.0, and Vegas Pro 8.0, AutoCAD 2003, Nero 9.0, Arcview, Analyst Notebook

Bethesda’s Fixation Marketing is looking for a detail-obsessive Creative Project & Production Manager who knows their way around printing, production, digital, trafficking, and advertising agencies and can ensure agency deliverables are produced and end up at their final destination on time and on par with Fixation standards.

National Women’s Law Center
Council on CompetitivenessCommunications Director – ideal candidates for this position will have a minimum of 5 years relevant public relations experience.

Ogilvy PR (search DC location or use req ID)
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityCommunications Specialist – $60k-$80k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Sept. 30

Kentucky Medical Association
Director of Government Affairs – Lousville, KY

The American Pharmacists Association FoundationDirector of Development – $105k-$120k – minimum of 5 years’ successful fundraising experience, preferable in pharmacy or healthcare required; major gift experience, including solicitation of five- and six-figure first from individual donors strongly preferred

Anacostia Riverkeeper
Communications & Program Intern

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Online Producer/Senior Web Content Advisor – requires 5-7 years of journalism experience, including writing, editing, and proofreading

Here's the last the relatively high ratio of college-related positions popping up in the search boxes today: Director of Communications for St. John’s College – sometimes called the school of great books – Annapolis, MD – $45k

Your job search tool of the day: opportunities with a Capitol Hill focus from our friends at Cloture Club.

* we used to live right across the street from your potential new workplace, too many years ago.

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