Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pre-holiday odds & ends

Faith-based social justice group Sojourners seeks Director of Climate Change Campaign with issue-related experience as well as strong media relations, grassroots & advocacy skill-set.

PSIMarketing Communications & Graphic Design Intern

The LAC Group seeks a mid-level Research Analyst with a specialty in economic growth to provide research and information activities under contract at the USAID Library in DC. Must have experience doing in depth secondary research related to developing countries.

Vital Voices Global Partnership
is hiring a Middle East & North Africa Communications Coordinator to develop and maintain online and print outreach materials; perform content management tasks across a range of online properties; and help manage program branding and messaging through a variety of media – 6-month contract – knowledge of French and/or Arabic strongly preferred

Capitol Hill:
Numerous Spring 2012 Intern opportunities available with the United Nations Foundation – apply by Nov. 30 for: mHealth Alliance ResearchGirl Up campaignInformation Technology Women & PopulationSolutions from the Land – apply by Dec. 4 for: mHealth Alliance ProgrammHealth Alliance/Health UnboundGirl Up campaign, again – all internships show $10/hr pay grade

Union of Concerned ScientistsPolicy Analyst, Clean Vehicles Program – mid $70k – apply by Dec. 30

Montgomery General Hospital
seeks Marketing & Communications Coordinator to oversee internal communications activities and channels – $40k-$60k

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesLegislative Analyst – $85k-$115k – job ID: HHS-OS-DE-12-560780 – apply by Nov. 29

The latest opportunity with Ketchum takes you to San Francisco, CA – Senior Account Exec, Consumer Food & Nutrition Practice

NPES/Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies:
The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins University is currently searching for a creative, energetic Annual Giving Associate to manage and expand the annual giving program and secure corporate sponsors for the annual signature event – $37k-$52k – Baltimore, MD

Not a public affairs position by any stretch of the imagination, but this Corporate Vehicle Services Intern post with Volkswagen of America might be enough to keep you occupied for the next several months

Airline Owners & Pilots AssociationCommunications Coordinator – events management and aviation industry experience are among attributes preferred for this Frederick, MD-based post

A handful of Research Assistant/Associate posts are available with the Urban Institute

Lutheran World ReliefProgram Assistant for External Relations – part-time – Baltimore, MD

Waggner-EdstromSenior Account Exec – daily responsibilities include a heavy focus on writing for an enterprise audience and other activities in support of their Windows Client Commercial team – Portland OR and/or Seattle, WA

Exceptional, error-free writing skills sought for Coordinator, Communications & Public Affairs (scroll down) post with the National Retail Federation

We’ll be in beautiful Charlottesville on Saturday – you could be there year-round with the University of Virginia as:
We'll see you again on Monday; don't stuff yourself!

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Building Healthy Communities-South Kern - Communications Coordinator - Lamont, CA

apply to:,
Fax: 661-845-5114
Mailing Address: 7839 Burgundy Avenue, Lamont, CA 93241

Building Healthy Communities (BHC) is a 10 year strategic initiative funded by The California Endowment aimed at improving the health status of children and youth in fourteen communities in California and to provide a blueprint for creating healthy communities through policy and systems change that is driven by intentional resident engagement and systems partnerships.

The Hub Communications Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the goals and actions of the BHC collaborative are communicated internally and externally so as to elevate the vision and purpose of Building Healthy Communities to residents and partners, as well as local and regional stakeholders and media. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the development of and implementing a communications plan which will integrate the work of the BHC collaborative into key messages that facilitate the creation of a shared vision
of health and communicate these messages to the broader community through media, the general public, and government.

This will include: crafting and communicating messages through press releases and statements, articles, and electronic and print communications; training local participants to ensure that they can communicate the messages of BHC and the BHC Collaborative; serving as liaison with local and other media to increase exposure of the BHC Collaborative and its work; attending BHC Collaborative meetings to identify activities and actions to communicate internally and externally; and documenting press and other media coverage of the BHC Collaborative and sharing it with the staff and Steering Committee.

This is a one-year contract position (option to renew) and will require flexible hours
and must work independently.

The communications coordinator role is to identify all critical audiences, both internal and
external and then ensure that all important messages are transmitted using a wide range of media channels with an emphasis on feedback, inclusion, transparency and outreach.

Emphasis must be placed on partnering and leveraging the coordinator’s efforts because
the volume of information is substantial and will grow during the 10-year-long initiative


Graduation from an accredited 4-year college or university is highly desirable. Three or
more years of relevant (communications) experience is also desirable. Candidates with
extensive work experience that includes communication duties who can demonstrate their ability to succeed in this position are encouraged to apply. Individuals with knowledge of Kern County media outlets are highly desirable.


1. Strong, professional caliber communication skills with proficiency in using multiple
media channels (print, online, video, audio, advertising, presentations, public relations,
2. Direct experience creating and managing media operations utilizing multiple channels
as above
3. Ability to compose, edit, design and produce publications including newsletters, flyers,
brochures, posters and other documents, including online publications and interactive
4. Familiarity with social media
5. Motivated and able to work independently
6. Bilingual ability highly preferred
7. Familiarity with the communities of Arvin, Lamont, Weedpatch and Greenfield is
9. Ability to set up online data collection (e.g. Survey Monkey) and to gather input
through surveys or focus groups is desired
10. Able to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and communities.