Monday, October 10, 2011

Waiting for [more jobs on] Columbus [Day] update – Oct. 11 – the site appears to be back in operation. However, the link structure appears to have changed, so if you're looking at federal jobs noted in earlier editions of DCPA+CJ, you'll have to search using job ID or job title/location to bring them up.

Weekday-only DCPA+CJ visitors would be well advised to click here or scroll back to see some new jobs we posted Saturday.

Additional programming note: no new post scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 11 - we'll see you again Wednesday.

Now, on to previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Chesapeake Bay FoundationStaff Attorney – Annapolis, MD – Oct. 10

Virginia TechAssistant to the Associate Vice Presidents, University Development – Blacksburg, Va. – Oct. 10

World Bank:
City of AlexandriaPublic Information Specialist – Finance Dept. – $40k-$69k – Oct. 11

Smithsonian InstitutionDigital Marketing Manager, Smithsonian Enterprises (pdf) – Oct. 11

American Society of Military Comptrollers
Communications ManagerOct. 14

House Committee on Natural ResourcesPolicy Counsel – $75k-$100k – J.D. required – job ID: CONR-2011-05 – Oct. 14

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) – Communications DirectorOct. 14

Union of Concerned Scientists:
Dutko GraylingSenior Account Exec with 3-6 years relevant experience, with a focus on media relations/pitching – EOE M/F/D/V – Oct. 15

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public PolicyPresident/CEO – Richmond, Va. – Oct. 15

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #):

Montgomery County Public Schools is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist – successful candidate will have extensive media and/or media relations experience; be comfortable on camera. Experience and/or understanding of K-12 education and proficiency in Spanish or another foreign language a plus – $71k-$100k.

Franklin, Va. – less than 20 miles west of the Great Dismal Swamp – could be your workday home as Mill Communications Manager for the folks at International Paper – apply by Oct. 13

The next Communications Officer/Production Coordinator for the World Bank will coordinate a small team to produce a range of multimedia products, including two to three minute stories, multimedia news releases, PSAs, testimonials, audio-slideshows, interviews and podcasts. Relevant video, broadcast and journalistic experience required – apply by Oct. 23

Planned Parenthood:
Abt Associates:
A minimum of 5 years communications and/or marketing experience with a strong emphasis on writing and editing – along with law firm background – puts you in contention for a Media Relations Specialist post with a mystery high-prestige law firm – $70k – search managed by Graham Staffing

Green for All
Communications Director – Oakland, CA

George Soros et al has some desks reserved in the New York offices of the Open Society Institute for various program associate/assistant types.

Scroll down to DC listings for Public Relations Manager slot with architecture, engineering & design cabal RTKL Associates.

George Washington University
MWW GroupSenior Vice President, Public Affairs & Government Affairs – established contacts and issue experience related to tax, financial services, economic development, and federal contracting will be particularly valued.

American Institute of CPAs:
Association of Public Television StationsInterns: Legislative, Legal & Communications

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Very active grassroots advocacy organization from an up-and-coming ethnic group seeks an experienced, energetic, media-savvy professional for Public Policy & Advocacy Coordinator contractor position. Part-time/contractor position status; $1,110/mo. We have no idea as to what constitutes an up-and-coming ethnic group.

The Structured & Corporate Finance Dept. of the Inter-American Development Bank seeks Communications Senior Associate – command of Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese or French helpful – apply by Oct. 12

Montgomery County
has the welcome mat out for an Intergovernmental Legislative Analyst (search general professional category) – you’ll be expected to spend much of your time in Annapolis when the Legislature is in session – apply by Oct. 24. We also see a Public Administration Intern post with the Health & Human Services Dept. – apply by Oct 13 for that one.

Habitat for Humanity:
University of Maryland/University CollegeWeb Communication Writer/Editor

Online education and course development group K12 seeks Director, Communications

– (search DC location or use job ID #):
The American Type Culture Collection, your trusted source for scary stuff we don’t even want to know about, seeks Director, Marketing/Content & Communications with at least a Master’s degree in life science (e.g. cell biology, microbiology) as well as relevant marketing/communications background.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Washington Post - Communications Coordinator

The Washington Post seeks an organized, energetic and detail oriented Communications Coordinator to provide support to the Public Relations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; event planning, research, report generating, database management, entry-level publicity and telephone coverage. You will maximize your learning potential by assisting with the overall business objectives of the team by taking part in special projects.

Required Skills:

-- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
-- Careful attention to detail with good follow through and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
-- Expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
-- Event planning experience with meetings and conferences.
-- You are strategic in your thinking and naturally prioritize what's important from moment to moment. Change is not a problem for you and you are always ready to change course, if needed.
-- You can easily establish rapport and develop credibility from internal employees and external business partners.
-- You will be a dynamic self-starter with strong interpersonal, communication, and decision making skills.
-- Willingness to work at events after hours or to work extended hours when required
-- Bachelors Degree
-- 1-3 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or Office Coordinator in a business environment and may be currently working as, but not limited to: Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Office Coordinator, Office Manager, or Executive Assistant.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Kris Coratti, Director of Communications, at kris.coratti [at] wpost [dot] com.