Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Say It Ain't So, Ho Hos ®

Update 1/11/12 - Also not sweet! No new post Thursday; we'll see you again Friday.

Not sweet!
That's our reaction to news of Hostess heading back to the Chapter 11 kitchen. We used to eat Ho Hos® out of the freezer as kids.

Montgomery County Public Schools, one of the nation’s largest school districts, is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist (search job # 11003HX) – successful candidate will have extensive media and/or media relations experience, be a fast, clean and accurate writer and have an understanding of social media strategies; experience w/ K-12 education and proficiency in Spanish or another foreign language a plus – $73k-$100k

We have it in good authority that Abt Associates is still in full search mode for a Web Writer with 5-7 years of related experience, with demonstrated success in writing for the web and building traffic, as well as top-notch editing/grammar skill-set. Also seeking Graphics Designer, along with research and program management-oriented positions locally and worldwide.

Federation for American Immigration ReformGovernment Relations Associate

Hmong National DevelopmentPolicy Advocate – part-time – here’s additional info (pdf)

Pfizer seeks Director of Government Relations for Southeast region with Five to seven years experience in government or government relations, including involvement with earned media, public affairs, grassroots and political campaigns – apply by Jan. 20

Capitol Hill
  • Rep Lind Sanchez (D-CA) – Press Intern
  • Rep Hank Johnson (D-GA) – Interns – starting immediately
  • Committee on Natural Resources, GOP StaffInterns – available immediately
  • Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH) – Interns
  • Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY) – Press Intern – available immediately
  • Connecticut DemocratIntern – starting late January, apply by Jan. 17
  • Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) – Intern
Medicare Payment Advisory CommissionResearch Assistant – $42k-$54k – two positions available – preference for candidates available to start work in the summer of 2012 and who are considering a one- or two-year position – job ID: PH-12-RH-585334 – apply by Feb. 6

AARP seeks Senior Medicare Policy Expert with advanced degree in health policy, social sciences, law, or a related discipline, and 8 years of related experience.

We see that the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies has moved the deadline for their Senior Public Policy Advisor post back a week to Jan. 13 (here’s the previous listing)

State Dept.Social Media Manager – $105k-$136k – job ID: IIP-2012-0011 – apply by Jan. 19

CTIA/the Wireless Association
Our friends at Talent Market are helping the Charles Koch Institute search for Senior Development Associate and Media Relations Specialist hires

Here’s a new-to-us group that we’ll soon be adding to our roster of environmental organizations – the International League of Conservation Photographers, who are focused on finding a new Communications Manager themselves.

General Dynamics ITCommunications Specialist – knowledge of Navy issues, as well as Navy environmental programs, deemed a BIG plus

And here’s a Public Relations Specialist announcement from SAIC that seems like pretty much the same job as the GDIT item above.

Virginia TechCommunications Manager – manages comprehensive communications and public relations program for the Army's Youth Science Cooperative Outreach Agreement – Blacksburg, Va. – apply by Jan. 23

Good360 – formerly Gifts in Kind International – seeks Manager, Communications & Public Relations and are also prospecting for a new Chairman of the Board, with the assistance of Sterling/Martin Associates.

Wednesday's job-search widget: higher education-related positions from the Council for Advancement & Support of Education.

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