Monday, October 31, 2011

Asphalt, Animals, & Autos

TUESDAY UPDATE: Our next scheduled post, a special Think Tank Jobs Edition, will be delayed until Wednesday. Sorry.

First off, we posted the previously-noted opportunities closing this week yesterday; click here or scroll back. On to the jobs as we welcome Halloween and bid adieu to Jobstoberfest 2011.

DC-focused community development/lending group City First Enterprises seeks Director of Development & Communications to drive fundraising and marketing efforts.

Express Scripts seeks Staff Assistant, Government Affairs (use advanced search and DC location or job ID 15041) for broad set of admin, support and reporting functions.

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Unknown national patient advocacy organization in cancer screeningCorporate Outreach & Fundraising Manager – $50k-$70k

Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesMedia Intern – paid postion

YWCADirector of Communications – seeking candidates with 5+ years experience in communications leadership role and a clear track record of tangible business and marketing results. Media relations, digital media and events planning skills are among their wants.

Special Olympics
– see main careers page for more info:
You may be pining for an idyll in Napa or another Pavement reunion, but all we have for you is this Director of Communications post with NAPA, the National Asphalt Pavement Association. Duties include management of Asphalt Pavement magazine. For opportunities that might put you in a safety-orange vest near a cauldron of hot tar, see

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria seeks Director of Communications and Outreach – scroll down for Customer Service Coordinator (low $30k) and part-time Animal Care Technician ($13/hr) opportunities.

The American Wind Energy Association seeks Policy Analyst with strong skill-set in statistical analysis and research.

American Foreign Policy CouncilInterns, Spring 2012 – Knowledge of Russian, Mandarin, Arabic or Farsi helpful – apply by Nov. 1

The Auto Alliance seeks hard-driving Director of State Government Affairs – applications by Nov. 4, please.

Defense Security Cooperation AgencyCommunications Manager – $105k-$136k – supporting the Africa Center for Strategic Studies – ma├«trise du fran├žais est essentielle – job ID: D-DSCA-553168-12 – apply by Nov. 14

Bechtel (search external affairs job function):
This is a little outside our usual focus, but perhaps one of you has the requisite experience in counseling, school psychology, education, and/or youth development sought by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for this Educational Advisor post – apply by Nov. 30. The Squire would have turned 99 last week; and the Redskins performance yesterday would have probably done him in again.

Enjoy and extol the leafy campus and bright kids at Georgetown Day School in your work as Director of Advancement – some communications duties involved along with your fundraising responsibilities.

Your job search tool of the day – a listing of non-profit job sources from search firm Transition Guides, along with their own active opportunities.

coming tomorrow: Think Tank Jobs, 8th Edition

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Gordon said...

American Council of Life Insurers - International Relations Internship

ACLI is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association. Its member companies offer life insurance, annuities, pensions, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance and other retirement and financial protection products. It serves as a unified voice on issues from retirement security to international trade. ACLI develops policy, participates in public debate, and works directly with the U.S. Federal Government, International Financial Institutions, state insurance regulators as well as insurance supervisors from around the world.

Internships are open to applicants from all fields of study that have an interest in international relations, financial services, politics, government, or the life insurance field. Interns do not receive salaries, but receive payment for their daily commutes and occasional invitations to attend various special meetings, receptions, etc. Interns also
receive the following benefits:

-- Receive course credits, in certain cases
-- Strengthen your resume
-- Gain practical work experience
-- Better prepare yourself for the job market
-- Network with colleagues


Interns must be in their senior year of university or a graduate student. The intern program is designed for you to become a part of our team and gain experience working within a trade association in international relations. Interns must be proficient in Microsoft (Windows, Word, and Excel), deadline-oriented, attentive to detail and a self-starter. They must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Your application materials must include:

-- Cover letter
-- Resume, complete with current -- GPA and contact information
-- Writing sample
-- Dates/hours available

Send your completed materials by email to Lauren Scott at

Location of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)
101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001, Suite 700

When to Apply

Submit application materials term no later than November 18:

Winter/Spring Term: December 1 (flexible on start date)