Friday, October 7, 2011

Friday Morning, Pleasant So Far

It's a sunny, pleasant and reasonably relaxed morning at your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. We hope that applies to you, too.

Those lucky souls with a background in the physical sciences and training in science communication and/or journalism are encouraged to check out this Public Information Specialist, Training/Social Media opportunity with the American Geophysical Union.

Maryland-National Capitol Parks & Planning Commission – $75k-$128k – Functional Planning and Policy Division Chief – manages an interdisciplinary team in the fields of transportation modeling, historic preservation and environmental policy.

The Center for Education Reform seeks Director of Public Relations to help in their mission to bring about structural and sustainable changes that can dramatically improve educational opportunities for decades to come.

We would guess that working at the Institute of War and Peace Reporting is kind of intense:
Leading beauty products & retail chain seeks Senior Director of Internal Communications – but, before you get too excited, the apply button here forces you to climb The Ladders.

Another Ladder-riffic opportunity we’ve come across is with the leading global business services provider in modular space and storage solutions – which, of course is the mellifluously-named Algeco Scotsman operation. Perhaps you can avoid the paywall and apply for this Baltimore-based Communications Manager post via the address found here.

American University
Latest opportunities with the New America Foundation:
Pew Charitable Trusts:
Several opportunities available in the DC offices of architectural/design giant Gensler:
Alternate between DC and the Mississippi Delta region (Clarksdale, MS, to be specific) as Director of Public Information & Communications (pdf) for the Delta Regional Authority.

Office of the Secretary of the ArmyCongressional Control Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: NEHT11321874544014D – apply by Oct. 18

General Dynamics IT:
Gate Gourmet, leaders in airplane/rail/hotel catering & hospitality services, are ready to issue a boarding pass for a Manager, Corporate Communications with five years relevant experience, including proven success in pitching stories and placing articles with national and/or trade media.

DC Dept. of Youth Rehabilitation ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist (search job ID 18502) – $85k-$109k – apply by Oct. 26

National Park ServicePublic Affairs Specialist at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site – $59k-$93k – job ID: AT541973 – Atlanta, GA – apply by Oct. 19

Since we last checked in, the Atlantic Council of the U.S. appears to have added Assistant Director, Energy & Environment Program and Assistant Director, Young Atlantacist Program opportunities.

Drug Policy Alliance:
and, finally – Apple – Santa Clara, CA:
Oktoberfest opportunities abound this weekend:

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Montgomergy County Public Schools - Senior Communications Specialist

Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland’s largest school district, is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist for the district’s Department of Public Information and Web Services. Job duties include working with Director on media relations with local, state, regional and national news outlets; writing press releases, talking points and parent and community newsletters; working with MCPS TV to produce weekly news show and daily video packages; working with web services team to update content on MCPS website; assisting Director with responses to formal and informal public information requests. Successful candidate will have extensive media and/or media relations experience; be a fast, clean and accurate writer; be comfortable on camera; have a general understanding of social media strategies; be able to handle multiple projects on deadline. Experience and/or understanding of K-12 education and proficiency in Spanish or another foreign language a plus. Salary range: $71,723-$100,120, based on experience. To apply, visit, search job number 11003HX