Tuesday, May 31, 2011


Welcome back to your shortened work- and job-seek-week; let's start off by marking your calendars for the Idealist Grad Fair – Thursday June 23, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm – at the Katzen Arts Center at American University. This event offers you the chance to meet representatives from more than 60 graduate programs in public policy, law and related fields. Hosted by the folks at AU's School of Public Affairs.

Note: scroll back to Monday or click here to find a pretty good-sized run (23) of previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

This Project Director, Housing Project position with the Bipartisan Policy Center sports a June 17 application deadline – can also check it out via LinkedIn. You’ll note that the Vice President, Development position there has been on our radar screen for a little more than a month.

Xenophon Strategies is looking for several candidates for varied positions to help manage external relations for a large defense-industry client. Not surprisingly, they are primarily interested in hearing from applicants with a background working in defense, military and/or aerospace communications for a PR firm, association or military/government agency.

American Cancer Society:
What a great job – Director of Public Policy for the Interactive Advertising Bureau – we can’t get over how challenging/enriching it would be to help shape policy in the still-young and contentious world of online advertising (plus monthly visits to the NYC mothership; we bet they put you up in a pretty cool hotel with all kinds of beautiful people milling around). Wow.

Bread for the World Internships, Fall 2011 – apply by July 1

Bureau of National Affairs
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia seeks a Communications Specialist for 30 hrs/wk to handle media relations, community outreach and managing, designing and producing all organizational print and electronic communications vehicles – apply by June 8

Amnesty InternationalCoordinator, Planned Giving – New York

The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association seeks Communications Manager – minimum of 5 years relevant experience required – apply by June 22

Institute for International Finance (scroll down):
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationDepartment Assistant, Public Policy/Advocacy & Communications – admin, research, writing and event management duties noted

Planned Parenthood Federation of America:
This Richmond-based Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications slot with McGuire Woods is new since we last checked in on them.

Save the Children:

Environmental Protection AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$115k – two vacancies – job ID: RTP-OA-DE-2011-0019 – apply by June 3

American Diabetes Association:
New with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since we checked in on the a couple weeks back (search via DC location or ID #):
Management Sciences for Health:
DDC Advocacy:
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine seeks Government Relations Associate for research and and support for their legislative operations – $42k-$48

This is much more towards the marketing end of the spectrum than we usually feature, but Tyson’s Corner is such a local institution that we couldn’t pass up bringing you this Senior Marketing Manager spot. Retail-wise, there’s nothing available at Sunglass Hut, but here’s some other opportunities that put you at or near the cash register.

Your search tool du jour: the robust and certainly relevant job board from Politico.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day, Limited Edition

We hope your Memorial day is appropriately reverential and relaxing. Here's a healthy run of previously-noted opportunities closing this week – we'll be back to regular operations tomorrow.

International Labor Rights ForumSenior Policy Analyst/Staff Attorney – apply by May 30

ChemonicsCorporate Communications ManagerMay 31

CNFACommunications & Marketing SpecialistMay 31

Environmental Law InstituteDirector of Associates – J.D. required – May 31

NASALegislative Affairs Specialist – $51k-$61k – job ID: HQ11B0140 – May 31

Nature ConservancyPolicy Advisor, Jamaica (scroll back or search for job #13043) – Kingston, Jamaica – May 31

Union of Concerned ScientistsMajor Gifts Officer – two positions available – Cambridge, MA – May 31

International Monetary Fund (search DC location or use job #):
CIVIC: Campaign for Innocent Victims in ConflictCommunications OfficerJune 1

Major Gifts FundraiserJune 1

World Bank
Communications Officer, Transport, Water and Information & Communications TechnologyJune 1

National Osteoporosis Society
Director of Communications & MarketingJune 1

Dept. of the InteriorPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$67k – job ID: OS-TR-11-MM462691 (DEU) – June 2

National Credit Union Administration
Senior Strategic Communications & External Relations Advisor – $145k-$195k – job ID: NCUA-SSP-DEU-11-02 – June 2

Brown Lloyd James
Account Exec – up to $35k – June 3

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: BOEMRE-NB-11-MM477715 (DEU) – June 3

California League of Conservation Voters
Director of Government Affairs & Strategic Partnerships – Oakland, CA – June 3

Casey Trees
Development Associate (pdf) – $39k-$41k – June 3

Old Dominion University
Assistant Director, Communications (scroll to find or use position # 00916A ) – $31k+ – Norfolk, Va. – June 3

Mobilize.orgCommunications Manager – $30k-$35k – June 3

Friday, May 27, 2011

From Paper & Pearls to Cows & Barns

Voices for Global Change seeks Public Relations Intern to support their Paper to Pearls project … compensation-wise, it would appear that you get neither paper nor pearls for your efforts.

Sage Communications – specialists in public affairs work for government, technology & healthcare – is looking for Account Exec/Senior Account Exec hires – in addition to the more senior qualifications noted in the link, we’ve been informed they are also seeking candidates with 2-4 years’ experience.

The Henry L. Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to enhancing international peace and security through rigorous analysis and outreach:
Adventist HealthcarePublic Relations marketing Coordinator

The scenesters at Kimpton Hotels have a table reserved for a Public Relations Coordinator – we’re not sure if you’ll be working exclusively on behalf of their Urbana outpost, or if that’s just where you’ll be domiciled. Either way, we expect to be comped a couple rounds.

National League of CitiesSenior Associate, Policy & Legislation – $47k-$54k

US Chamber of Commerce:
KEH Communications seeks PR Account Coordinator who is a creative thinker with an interest in the education of children – and it appears that a cute photo of yourself from a couple decades back wouldn’t hurt your chances – Severna Park, MD

American UniversityAV Assistant/Video Operator, Law School – part-time, short-term – $15/hr

New out-of-town opportunities with the Federal Reserve Banks (search using communications/public relations category or job #):
Multiple West-coast opportunities shown as newly available with Waggener-Edstrom.

Several admin/coordinator and a couple grants/fundraising positions also noted with the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason U.

National Republican Senatorial CommitteeInternships, Fall 2011

C-SPAN seeks Lead Producer for their 2012 Presidential election coverage – also seeking a temporary Producer for Washington Journal.

We now see that the Communications Manager spot with the Conference of Bank Supervisors we noted on Wednesday is being handled by Staffing Advisors.

The National Medical Association represents the interests of more than 30,000 African American physicians and the patients they serve:
American Farm Bureau FederationGraphic Designer – send them your pretty pictures of cows and barns by June 24

For your Friday resource, we've found another public affairs jobs blogger: Craig Roberts Jobs Distribution List - self described as mainly related to Capitol Hill.

Your favorite public affairs jobs resource wishes you a safe & super Memorial Day Weekend; ours starts here, we think.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

You vs. People Who Have Already Started Their Weekends

It's Thursday before probably the best three-day weekend of the year; the door to Summer is once again cracking open, and surely many of your peers and rivals in job-search or -browse mode have little else but margaritas, golf, yard work, or Dewey Beach on their minds.

But youyou're here, looking for jobs and internships while others are looking for their sunblock or figuring out where to get a bushel of crabs for Saturday. So that's why we're here for you today, too.

And yes, we'll have even more opportunities tomorrow. Happy Hunting from your favorite public affairs jobs resource .

1-2) Alliance to Save Energy:
3) Association for Early Childhood Education InternationalCommunications Manager

4) Communities in SchoolsGrassroots Specialist

5) Dept. of the InteriorPublic Affairs Specialist – $51k-$67k – job ID: OS-TR-11-MM462691 (DEU) – apply by May 30

6-7) Georgetown University:
8) HPEnergy & Environment Program Manager (search job # 570333)

9) Medevac FoundationSpecial Events/Fundraising Assistant

10) Mystery disability membership organizationDevelopment Associate – $32k-$42k – search managed by Professionals for Nonprofits

11) NASALegislative Affairs Specialist – $51k-$61k – job ID: HQ11B0140 – apply by May 31

12-13) National Alliance for Public Charter Schools:
14) National Association of Conservation DistrictsWestern Issues Specialist/Field Representative – DC location – apply by June 15

15) National Association of Federal Credit UnionsDirector of Political Affairs

16) National Association of Public Hospitals & Health SystemsWeb Writer/Publications Editor – search managed by Staffing Advisors

17) National Credit Union AdministrationSenior Strategic Communications & External Relations Advisor – $145k-$195k – job ID: NCUA-SSP-DEU-11-02- apply by June 2

18-20) National Housing Conference/Center for Housing Policy:
21-22) National Partnership for Women & Families:
23) National Quality ForumPublic Outreach Manager

24) Powerful – but shy – foundation dedicated to preserving basic libertiesExec Assistant, Legislative Process – to $70k – search managed by the TRAK Companies

25) Prince George’s County Public SchoolsSenior Community Outreach & Engagement Specialist – $65k-$108k – Upper Marlboro, MD – apply by June 10

26-28) Raytheon (search by req ID or location)
29-30) Union of Concerned Scientists:
31) US ActionDevelopment Associate – mid $30k to mid $40k

32) VMwareSenior Director, Strategic Policy & Programs

33) Wyle Aerospace GroupCommunications Specialist – Patuxent River, MD

34) and last … National Building MuseumSales Associate (scroll all the way down) for their LEGO Exhibit Museum Store – apply by May 28

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Grace Under Pressure

The National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities seeks Digital Media Manager – ideal candidate will bring communications/PR background along with a technical skill set including search engine optimization, WordPress, HTML, web analytics, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, video/audio editing and experience with content management systems.

We have it on good authority that America’s Promise Alliance is still looking to fill their Intern Associate, Communications Support (scroll down) slot for this Summer.

Unknown marketing & communications firm seeks Social Media Manager with in-depth understanding of relevant platforms, including a basic working knowledge of Facebook’s Social Graph – salary could fall in $60k-$90k range – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources.

Our old friends at the American Enterprise Institute have a new look for their careers page – celebrate by checking out this Research Associate, Asian Studies position.

Old Dominion University
Assistant Director, Communications (scroll to find or use position # 00916A ) – lower end of pay band is $31k – Norfolk, Va. – apply by June 3

Association of Community College Trustees
Senior Public Policy Associate (scroll down)

The Korean Embassy offers the challenge of a very busy & demanding office setting to their next Special Assistant to the Ambassador hire – need for Korean language skills not specified, but we’re guessing that they would help your cause – apply by June 10.

This is a little outside of our normal focus, but we like our neighbors at Conservation International, so here’s Finance and Grants Coordinator – provides financial and administrative support and coordination for the Tropical Ecology, Assessment & Monitoring Network – 2-4 years relevant work experience in finance and administration required.

Democrat MoC on Appropriations CommitteeLegislative Assistant

University of Virginia
– Charlottesville, Va.
Boldness, creativity, ability to think big, and practicality – confidence and humility –ability to multi-task more than you’ve ever multi-tasked before – stress tolerance and resilience; sense of humor – grace under pressure … these are all fine attributes for any job, and particularly sought for Senior Associate, Private Sector Engagement with the United Nations Foundation – ability to handle deadlines will also help you, especially given the fast-approaching May 26 application deadline.

McKenna, Long & Aldridge
seeks Public Relations Coordinator with minimum of 3 years professional experience, with at least 2 years in PR, marketing, or related field. Law firm experience a plus.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationDept. Assistant, Public Policy/Advocacy & Communications

DAI is seeking a Communications Specialist for a program that will provide support and technical expertise to USAID’s Grand Challenges for Development Initiative – wide range of communications competencies required.

George Mason University
Public Relations Coordinator/Multimedia Specialist – mid-to-high $30k

Here’s a fairly fresh (5-19-11 in the document name) Communications Manager opportunity with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors – vintage of Regulatory Policy Intern slot is unknown, however.

Your job-search tool of the day: a robust selection of jobs in international development in the U.S. and worldwide via Aidboard.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Special Edition: Lobbying/Government Relations

For your Tuesday focused programming, we bring you a selection of jobs in government relations, lobbying & legislative affairs.

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Government Affairs Representative

American LegionGrassroots Coordinator/Lobbyist – $44k-$58k

American Public Transportation AssociationLegislative Representative

American Society of AnesthesiologistsFederal Affairs Associate

Baxter PharmaceuticalManager, PAC & Grassroots

Boehringer IngelheimDirector, National Government Affairs – Richmond, Va.

California League of Conservation VotersDirector of Government Affairs & Strategic Partnerships – Oakland, CA – apply by June 3

CitigroupLegislative Analyst

Commercial Real Estate Finance CouncilDirector of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

Vice President, Public Policy

Defenders of WildlifeCoordinator, Government Affairs & External Relations

Dept. of the NavyGovernment Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: NW1-0301-15-K0948091-DE – apply by May 27

DHS/Customs & Border SecurityCongressional Liaison Officer – $105k-$136k – job ID: IHC-479394-TM DE – apply by May 27

El Paso Corp.Consultant, Federal Government Affairs

Ernst & YoungAssociate Director, Legislative Policy

Expanding consulting company
Director, Legislative & Government Affairs (pdf) – search managed by Tran Recruiting

Grant ThorntonPublic Policy & External Affairs Manager

Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaDirector, Government Relations

InterActionSenior Director of Public Policy – apply by June 15

Lincoln Financial GroupDirector of Federal Relations (search DC location or job ID IRC27509)

March of DimesAssociate Director, Federal Affairs

Myriad GeneticsDirector of Government Relations (search DC location)

Mystery boutique GR firmGovernment Affairs Manager – $70k-$90k

National Breast Cancer CoalitionGovernment Relations Associate

National Minority AIDS Council – Director of Communications & Government Relations

Novartis – can also search here, using job ID # or DC location:
Pennsylvania School Boards AssociationGovernment Affairs Specialist – Mechanicsburg, PA

PfizerDirector/Senior Director, U.S. Government Affairs – Madison, NJ

Sanofi–AventisSenior Director, Public Policy

SyngentaSenior Lobbyist

Teach for AmericaDirector, Government Affairs

Unknown Old Town GR firmLegislative Representative/Junior Lobbyist – $35k-$40k

US ArmyCongressional Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: NCFP11059754-478916D – apply by May 27

Wal-MartDirector of Public Affairs & Government Relations

Monday, May 23, 2011

The Last Days of May

They're OK the last days of May, but I'll be breathing dry air. I'm leaving soon; the others are already there ... Happy Monday! from DC Public Affairs + Communications Jobs, your only lobbying, public policy & PR jobs source that kicks off your doorstep-to-summer week with a little BOC.

Previously-noted jobs closing this week:

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceDevelopment DirectorMay 23

Census BureauCongressional Liaison Assistant – $42k-$54k – job ID: CAO-2011-0010 – May 23

James Madison UniversityDirector of Athletics Marketing & Promotion – $43k – Harrisonburg, Va. – May 23

Nature ConservancyAssociate Director of US Policy Communications, North America (scroll back or search for job # 13210) – May 23

British Embassy:
United Nations Foundation:
United Way Manager, Videographer/EditorMay 25

Arlington CountyReal Estate Specialist – $40k-$93k – May 26

University of MarylandProgram Assistant, School of Public Policy/Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs – mid-to-high $30k – May 26

World BankCommunications Officer – supporting the Consultative Group on International Agricultural ResearchMay 26

State Department:
ACLUCommunications Coordinator – New York – May 27

Army National Cemeteries Program
Congressional Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: NCFP11059754-478916D – May 27

Fairfax CountyCommunications Specialist, Dept. of Transportation – $51k-$68k – May 27

House of Representatives/Office of the Clerk
Communications Chief – up to $128k – May 27

Visit LoudounDirector of Media Relations – Leesburg, Va. – May 27

The urban tree-planters & -protectors at Casey Trees are still actively recruiting a Development Associate (pdf) with two+ years’ experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment – grant writing skills especially prized – $39k-$41k – apply by June 3

Mathematica Policy Research
conducts social policy studies in the areas of health care, education, nutrition, disability, welfare, employment and related topics. They seek Manager, Strategic Communications & Events with 7- 10 years relevant experience with preference for research and/or policy environment background. Sharp news sense and experience securing press coverage at national, regional, and niche media levels also desired.

Multiple opportunities available with the National Association for the Education of Children & Youth (scroll down):
International PR/public affairs firm Brown Lloyd James seeks Account Exec candidate with 1-3 years' relevant experience; foreign language skills a plus – up to $35k – apply by June 3.

The highly fun, energetic & Georgetown-located crew at DBC PR + New Media has asked Thinkinghire to help them find a new Vice President with extensive PR experience related to consumer products.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: BOEMRE-NB-11-MM477715 (DEU) – apply by June 3

Dicksten Shapiro LLC:
Virginia Farm BureauMarketing Intern – Richmond, Va.

International development group Chemonics seeks Corporate Communications Manager – experience working overseas and understanding of international development required; fluency in one or more foreign languages preferred – apply by May 31 – can also search here (scroll down to DC-based positions)

Association of Community College TrusteesProgram Specialist, Board Leadership Services & Events – wide variety of admin & grant management duties

International Center for Journalists
Communications Director – minimum 5 years’ experience in a management role in the communications field; experience as a working journalist preferred

U.S. Composting CouncilExecutive Director – DC area or Ronkonkoma, NY – search managed by Sterling/Martin Associates

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityDirector of Communications, School of Nursing (pdf) – Richmond, Va.

The C-suite-only-folks at the Chief Executives Organization seek enthusiastic, motivated and collaborative Senior Events Manager.

George Washington University (search by posting # or scroll to find):
Develop and lead public campaigns around trade policy that benefit Google’s users, their business and the wider web as Public Policy Counsel/Manager, Trade. Research-centric Competition Analyst position also available in the DC office.

Sinclair Broadcast GroupWeb Content Specialist – experience with Dreamweaver, Photoshop and HTML required; knowledge of CSS and XML is a plus – Hunt Valley, MD

New opportunities with Abt Associates, the self-described global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and economic policy, and international development:
Dept. of Homeland SecurityMedia Coordinator/Web Developer – $74k-$115k – job ID: GS-0301-13 – apply by May 24

Union of Concerned Scientists
Here’s a position description for Communications & Membership Intern (pdf) with the American Society for Nutrition – but it’s not too clear where to send it; you might want to start here to figure that out.

We heard the CEO of Xenophon Strategies on the radio a couple days ago; we’ve forgotten what it was about – Senior Associate/Associate.

In lieu of a job-search resource – we'd like to remind you of the cultural offerings and top-notch German language instruction (Summer classes start June 4) from the Goethe Institute.

Friday, May 20, 2011

We Miss The Squire

Baltimore’s Bryn Mawr School – an independent, non-sectarian pre-though-12 school for girls – seeks Assistant Communications Director – qualifications desired include a change agent attitude; looking for new opportunities, approaches, ideas, perspectives. FWIW, we love their website, too.

We still miss The Squire, but we don’t want you to miss this excellent Director of Communications posting with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Seeking candidates with 5-7 years of experience in communications, media relations and/or marketing at a national level with steadily increasing levels of responsibility, and who are also real team players (think Monte Coleman or Don Warren rather than Big Al or Jeff George).

Cato Institute:
We’d normally pass over a title like Investigative Assistant with the State Department – but the job experience/requirements do not appear to be particularly specialized – $42k-$54k – job ID: DS-2011-0355 – apply by May 27

Again, we digress a bit – this Partner Alliance Director, Public Sector position with Salesforce.com is probably more on the business development/marketing edge of the spectrum - but we’re intrigued enough by the very specific request for experience working with or for any one of the following public sector contractors: Boeing, Lockheed, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Perot Systems, CSC to pass it along.

Search DC location or use job # noted for these slots with the too-much-in-the-news folks at the International Monetary Fund:
Prevent Cancer Foundation:
Fairfax CountyCommunications Specialist, Dept. of Transportation – $51k-$68k – apply by May 27

We’re suckers for a nice list of benefits – so we’re particularly impressed by the healthy 26 vacation days (plus 13 holidays) and other inducements offered by the National Park & Recreation Association – along with $55k-$60k in compensation – in order to retain your services as Manager, Fundraising.

James Madison University seeks Converged Media Coordinator to synthesize the independent content development efforts of communications, marketing and public affairs departments into a synchronized multiple-media publishing strategy that advances the brand of JMU. Harrisonburg, Va. – apply by June 10

Are we actively trying to send you West of Sterling with a spate (well, two) of Leesburg-located opportunities recently (you can scroll back to find them, but they both sported 5/13 application deadlines)? Here’s another: Visit LoudounDirector of Media Relations – apply by May 27.

Johns Hopkins UniversitySocial Media & Web Editor, School of Nursing – $50k-$69k – Baltimore, MD

University Research Corp.Communications Assistant

University of MarylandProgram Assistant, School of Public Policy/Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs – mid-to-high $30k – apply by May 26

American University:
We (and you, probably) would like to imagine there’s plenty of time on the Potomac and Chesapeake – and off of Cape Hatteras – in your life as Public Relations/Government Relations Manager on the crew (their term) of the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

Council of State Governments:
Recently-added out-of-town opportunities with Ketchum:
Environmental Law Institute:
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic MedicineGovernment Relations Associate – search managed by TPO Inc.

Friday’s resource is for internship seekers or other folks coming to DC this summer: a nice compendium of DC Summer/intern housing options courtesy of RAINN (scroll back to Thursday for opportunities with the group).

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Right Where We Left Off

Following Wednesday's hiatus, we return with another (plus-sized) just-the-jobs edition.

1) AccentureCorporate Communications Manager – New York

2) Army National Cemeteries ProgramCongressional Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: NCFP11059754-478916D – apply by May 27

3) Association of Governing Boards of Universities and CollegesProgram Coordinator

4) Burson-MarstellerSenior Associate/Manager, Healthcare Practice

5-7) Capitol Hill:
8) CIVIC: Campaign for Innocent Victims in ConflictCommunications Officer – apply by June 1

9) Commonwealth FoundationDirector, Center for Accountable Government – Harrisburg, PA – search managed by Talent Market

10-13) Council on Foreign Relations:
14-15) Council on Foundations:
16-18) DCI Group:
19-20) Discovery Communications:
21-22) Environmental Defense Fund:
23) Fleishman-Hillard/StratacommSenior Account Exec

24) Foreign Policy AssociationVideo/Post Production Intern

25-26) The Fund for American Studies:
27-28) Georgetown University:
29) Golin-HarrisAccount Group Supervisor, Public Affairs Practice/Energy

30-31) Humane Society of the US:
32) Jack Kent Cooke FoundationProgram Coordinator, Student Services/Young Scholars Program

33) Laureate EducationPublic Relations Strategist – Baltimore, MD

34) Lord of Life Lutheran ChurchDirector, Communications – part-time

35-36) MetroStar SystemsMarketing Intern

37-38) Microstrategy:
39-40) Nature Conservancy (scroll back or use job #):
41-42) People for the American Way:
43-44) Philanthropy Roundtable:
45) Printing Industries of AmericaCommunications Manager

46-47) Project on Government Oversight:
48-49) RAINN/Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network:
50) Roll CallStaff Writer, Lobbying

51-52) Salesforce.com:
53-55) USA Today – can also search here:
56) U.S. China Business CouncilAssistant Editor, Communications & Publications

57) World BankCommunications Officer, Transport, Water and Information & Communications Technology – apply by June 1

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Just - the - Jobs

No specialized/focused edition today; just-the-jobs format, instead. Programming note: we'll be offline tomorrow – see you again with a new post on Thursday.

1) AARPAssociate State Director, Advocacy – Richmond, Va.

2-3) Aetna (search DC location or use req ID):
4) AFL-CIOCivil & Human Rights Program Coordinator

5-6) AFSCME:
7) Appalachian VoicesLegislative Associate

8) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationGovernment Affairs Officer (search job ID 2495BR or DC location)

9) Blue State DigitalBusiness Development Director – search managed by Next Street

10-13) Brookings Institution:
14) Census BureauCongressional Liaison Assistant – $42k-$54k – job ID: CAO-2011-0010 – apply by May 23

15) Congressional Budget OfficeWeb Intern – job ID: 11-21 – apply by May 21

16) Consumer Electronics Association FoundationExecutive Director (scroll down) – search managed by Association Strategies

17) Dutko/GraylingPublic Affairs Intern

18) Edwards Angell Palmer & DodgeLegislative Secretary/Public Policy & Gov’t Relations

19) FDA NewsEditorial Assistant – $30k-$35k

20) Freddie MacSenior Government Relations Professional – can also search here, using advanced search and marketing/communications category or job # 207481

21-23) International Association of Fire Chiefs:
24-26) International Labor Rights Forum:
27) Mystery utility holding companyLegislative & Regulatory Paralegal – search managed by Special Counsel

28) NPD GroupIntern, Public Sector/U.S. Government – paid position

29-32) PBS:
33) SIGMA/America’s Leading Fuel MarketersPolitical Engagement Manager

34) UnileverAssociate, Public Affairs

36-39) United Way:
40) U.S. Chamber of CommerceProduction Coordinator

41) Virginia State Senator George Barker (D) – Legislative Aide

Monday, May 16, 2011

Sweet Benefits, Lone Star Living & Our Friends the Brits

Previously-noted opportunities closing this week:

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation & EnforcementSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: BOEMRE-AR-11-MM456187 (DEU) – May 16

FEMACongressional Affairs Specialist – two positions available – $68k-$89k – job ID: MG-2011-81441-KAS-471416COR – term NTE two years – New Orleans, LA – May 16

Franciscan Youth CenterExecutive Director – $60k-$70k – Baltimore, MD – May 16

University of MarylandDirector of Development/Major Gifts Officer – two positions available – $93k-$116k – May 16

International Monetary Fund
External Relations Officer, Media Relations Division (search job # 1100255) – May 17

Education for EmploymentManager of Development (scroll down) – May 18

World BankGender Online Communications OfficerMay 18

United Nations FoundationCommunications Director, Strategic Energy & Climate InitiativesMay 19

Association of Catholic Colleges & UniversitiesDirector of Communications (pdf) – May 20

George Mason University (search by posting # or scroll to find)
Orange County Transportation AuthorityStrategic Communications Coordinator – $18-$23/hr – Orange, CA – May 20

Secular Coalition of AmericaDevelopment ManagerMay 20

Virginia Dept. of HealthPublic Relations Specialist (posting # 0046554) – $73k – Fairfax, Va. – May 20

Nature Conservancy (use job # or scroll back to find):
New Leaders CouncilExecutive Director – $60k – can be based in DC, San Francisco, Boston, New York - May 22

Millennial-empowerment group Mobilize.org seeks Communications Manager – 1-3 years relevant communications experience required; web/desktop publishing skills preferred - $30k-$35k – apply by June 3

CPA group Cherry, Bekaert & Holland invites Marketing Communications Manager to join them in their Tysons Corner offices.

Washington, DC-based marketing and public relations agency Swanson Communications specializing in lifestyle, sports, entertainment and hospitality/events is seeking candidates for Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator. Requires 2-3 years of relevant PR experience.

Two temporary positions available to assist the Human Rights Campaign with web migration project – approx. 20 hr/wk from late May through late Sept.
Global Policy Solutions seeks Communications Director (pdf) for their efforts on behalf of RWJF/Leadership for Healthy Communities program– salary deemed extremely competitive.

More new openings just announced with the bestowers of sweet benefits at the United Nations Foundation:
The Archer Center – the DC presence of the University of Texas System – seeks Coordinator to help manage the Bill Archer Fellowship Program - your first order of business, of course, will be to direct your youthful charges to check in with this blog daily – $48k – folks hoping to stay closer to the Lone Star State may be interested in this Austin-based Communications Coordinator post with the UT Energy Institute – $70k.

British Embassy:
Two separate listings for Lobbyist (here’s the second one) have recently appeared on the American Medical Association’s career page – we also see their vintage mid-April Physician Payment & Delivery Reform Director position advertised here with a $125k-$135k salary. Can also search here, using DC location.

National Association of RealtorsFundraising Admin Assistant

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with APCO Worldwide – they have a new (and hard-to-link-to-individual-listings) look on the their job board:
Army Emergency Relief is a private nonprofit founded in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff with the sole mission of helping soldiers and their dependents – seeking Public Affairs Officer – prior military experience in Army public affairs activities highly desirable.

Focused Image:
Mystery Democratic media placement company seeks smart, organized, and personable Assistant Political Media Buyer candidate.

International Christian Concern
– battling persecution of of Christians worldwide – are seeking a Major Donor Officer – search managed by Keystone Consulting – and are also in the market for an Admin Assistant – $27k.

World Vision
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems Int'lCommunications/Marketing Intern – sounds pretty great to us