Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Happy Wild Card Wednesday

Good day to amble down to your local multi-screen sports bar (that is, after you take a close look at today's good sized run, which includes a higher-than-usual proportion of DCPA+CJ reader tips and submissions).

Dutko Grayling
seeks Senior Account Exec with 3-6 years relevant experience, with a focus on media relations/pitching – EOE M/F/D/V – apply by Oct. 15

Strayer University would like to enroll a Manager of Special Events to plan, manage and execute University events including commencement ceremonies, corporate meetings, and special receptions – seeking candidates with at least 4 years worth of consulting/project management or event planning experience.

The proponents of positive change through storytelling & design at Benevolent Media seek like-minded Intern to assist with the planning & execution of the first ever Benevolent Media Festival (Nov. 4-7 in various quarters of DC).

Department of Homeland SecurityCongressional Liaison Specialist – $74k-$136k – job ID: CIS-PJN-540747-TFM – apply by Sept. 30

The City of Baltimore seeks Administrative Policy Analyst to conduct management studies and analyses as part of their growing Management Research function. Curious, motivated, and innovative candidate needed to help improve the results that local government produces for the citizens of Charm City – $58k-$83k – apply by Oct. 7 – application link here.

BurnessDigital seeks a creative Digital Strategist (scroll down) to help harness social media tools, websites, microsites, blogs, email newsletters, etc., to advance the social change efforts of mission-driven foundations, think tanks, researchers, policy experts, and nonprofit groups worldwide. Relevant technical skills including video editing particularly valued.

Please take a closer look at this fine Communications Manager opportunity with the Pew Charitable Trusts supporting their Public Safety Performance Project, which helps states advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in sentencing and corrections that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable and control corrections costs. Contractor position status.

Latest from Porter Novelli:
Coptic Orphans boasts of making a difference in the lives of more than 20,000 children in Egypt since 1988 – see multiple DC-based development/fundraising opportunities and along with a handful of positions in Egypt.

The Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmo
logy has created a new slot for a Communications Coordinator to handle a diverse set of duties – Staffing Advisors helms the search.

Capitol Hill:
U.S. Chamber of CommerceManager, External Affairs – media and PR in support of the Chamber’s Business Civic Leadership Center – writing intensive position; work includes identifying and forging relationships with key media outlets, bloggers/social media figures, and niche organizations that cover corporate social responsibility and other relevant topics.

Considerable knowledge of state government affairs program development and legislative, regulatory, and political management are principal requirements for Manager, State Issues & Programs with the American Institute for Architects.

Center for the Study of Social PolicyDevelopment Manager/Officer – seeking candidates with minimum of five years of increasing responsibility in fundraising for nonprofit organizations and demonstrated success as a grant writer based on funds raised and current foundation and donor relationships

The National Academies (of Science & Engineering plus the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council):
Research US public policy and regulatory issues such as, financial services, energy, healthcare and transportation on a Government Relations Fellowship with GE.

Washington Hospital CenterDirector of Internal Communications – More than ten years of progressively more responsible job related experience in strategic communications planning, publications management, event planning, employee recognition, and marketing is required; some background performing the referenced responsibilities in a hospital/health care environment preferable.

We’re guessing it’s pretty pleasant, at least in terms of your physical surroundings, to work at historic Mt. Vernon:
International humanitarian fundraising group Global Impact seeks Campaign Director, Combined Federal Campaign – min. of 10 years applicable experience in fundraising required

Pfizer has a fresh Director, International Government Relations (search DC location or job ID: 956388) slot – experience with pharma, government relations/lobbying, and international trade required.

We just stumbled on new opportunities at the San Francisco, CA branch of Lewis PR:
Just one new DC-based slot with Edelman PR since we checked in with them last month – that’s Graphic Designer – 3 years or more creative experience in an agency environment plus a professional level knowledge of industry standard design software & tools required. More available in major cities nationwide; we suggest sorting by job # to see what’s newest.

Scroll down for opportunities with the Save Darfur Coalition:
The State Department seeks brave & hardy soul for Kabul, Afghanistan-based Photographer/Videographer post – $74k-$115k – job ID: PASO-2011-0054 – apply by Oct. 4 – best of luck; please send pix!

Wednesday's job resource: a list of nonprofit career sites courtesy of search firm Transition Guides, along with their current searches.

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