Monday, November 21, 2011

Yes, We're Still at It

It may be a short work week for most folks, but if you're still here looking, then we're still here posting. We begin with previously noted opportunities closing this week:

ACLU of Northern CaliforniaPolicy Program Assistant – San Francisco, CA – Nov. 21

Chesapeake Bay FoundationClean Water Grassroots Coordinator – temporary position, 4½ months – Annapolis, MD – Nov. 21

Dept. of the Interior/ Bureau of Safety and Environmental EnforcementPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$136k – job ID: BSEE-CW-11-MM527172 – New Orleans, LA – Nov. 21

House of Representatives, Office of the ClerkReference Assistant – up to $53k – Nov. 21

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

U.S. Institute for PeaceOnline Communications Specialist – $74k – Nov. 21

Senate Sergeant at ArmsDeputy Director, Media Gallery – $84k-$126k – Nov. 22

Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Coordinator – DC or Cambridge, MA – Nov. 22

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $62k-$115k – job ID: AN556239 – Nov. 23

University of MarylandAssistant Director of Alumni Relations, School of BusinessNov. 23

Washington Metropolitan Transit AuthorityManager, Media Relations (scroll to find or use job #111286) – $76k-$114k – Nov. 24

Smithsonian Institution:


Scroll to find this pretty fresh Admin Assistant, Government Relations position with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, lauded by Washingtonian and other judges as a fine place to hang your hat from 9-to-5.

GOP-tilting online communications & campaign group Engage seeks creative-thinking Client Strategist with demonstrated ability helm digitally-driven issue campaigns.

Our sources confirm that online event planning/marketing stalwart Cvent is actively recruiting for the following:

Janson Communications specializes in branding and messaging for defense, aerospace and government IT clients – Communications Specialist (scroll down) – experience related to DoD, esp. the Army, preferred – Huntsville, AL

The folks at Bloomberg have done some reconfiguring of their career site:

Widmeyer CommunicationsDigital Producer/Project Manager

At $88k-$110k per year, we think this Special Assistant to the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is indeed pretty special. Richmond, Va. (in case you couldn’t figure that out yourself) – apply by Dec. 5

The Washington CenterSenior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Premier Inc. helps lower costs and improve care at more than 2,500 hospitals and thousands of other healthcare locations around the country:

United WayCreative Director – apply by Dec. 8

Mystery healthcare research organizationPublications Coordinator – temp. to perm – $14/hr to $40k-$44k – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

National Federation for Independent BusinessIntern, Federal Public Policy

Ogilvy PR (scroll to find or use req ID):

McGraw Hill/PlattsSenior Writer (search DC location or use job 22180) – focus on electricity generation – DC or New York

American RiversDirector, Western Water Policy – seeking candidates background in the area of federal natural resource policy or management, as well as experience working with Congress and/or federal agencies in DC.

GreenpeaceStudent Training Program Recruitment Coordinator – DC or San Francisco, CA

Global Policy Solutions:

Ford FoundationProgram Officer, Strengthening Rights Worldwide – New York – apply by Jan. 27

National Education AssociationSenior Public Relations Specialist – $75k-$128k – broad set of media relations and organizational communications responsibilities & requirements noted

Edelman PRSenior Designer – online, interactive & print

We’ll give credit to Pearson, PLC for admitting that their goal and self-assessment as the world’s leading education company is perhaps a bit lacking in modesty – they’re also the publishers of the indispensable Penguin Classics series, and are involved in the GED testing program, as are all of the following recent positions:

CSCCommunications Professional

The Environmental & Energy Study Institute is currently accepting applications for various Winter/Spring 2012 Internship posts

Census BureauPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: CNMP-2012-0004 – apply Nov. 30

American Society of Health System PharmacistsGovernment Affairs Assistant

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies:

George Washington UniversityManager, Board Relations & Stewardship – duties appear to largely revolve around generating fundraising prospect research and referrals for the GW Business School – apply by Nov. 24

The National Academies (of Science & Engineering/Institute of Medicine):

Center for International Private EnterpriseCommunications, Media & Outreach Intern

United Nations Joint Staff Pension FundChief Executive Officer – $200k-$221k – New York – apply by Dec. 16

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