Friday, January 6, 2012

Say Nice Things About Arlington, Get Paid

Happy first Friday of 2012! Special thanks to the United Nations Foundation – our first-ever sponsor and supporter of humanitarian, education & development initiatives around the world. Keep up to date on their important work via their free, multi-platform mobile apps.

While Anheuser Busch dropped the ol’ born-on dating bit from cans of Bud a few years back, they still keep them on their job listings – so we can report that this Director of State Affairs opportunity is of a super-fresh 1/3/12 vintage (although you’ll only see that info if you do a search via DC location) to go with a $110k-$138k pay grade.

The National Summer Learning Association seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager (pdf) for a broad range of outreach activities – PR/communication experience, plus web/social media skills and video, photography & graphics competencies all valued – Baltimore, MD

Sources tell us this Winter/Spring 2012 Communication Intern opportunity with Refugees International is still in play for candidates with demonstrated interest in and/or knowledge of refugee situations, displacement, human rights, and related issues; Spanish, Arabic, French, or other language skills are a plus

Like saying and writing nice things about Arlington County? Then this Public Relations & Marketing Manager post supporting Arlington Economic Development may be your thing – $56k-$103k

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the certification of lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world. They seek a President & CEO (pdf) to guide and grow the organization in what looks to be a travel-intensive role – search is helmed by our friends at Slesinger Management

Association of State & Territorial Health Officials

Consumer Finance Protection BureauInvitations Coordinator – $53k-$102k – job ID: 12-CFPB-145X - apply by Jan. 7

American UniversityManaging Producer for WAMU’s Animal House – $60k-$65k – apply by Jan. 9

Amgen seeks DC-based Government Affairs Director to focus on optimize/defend market access in established markets worldwide and help facilitate market entry, secure foreign marketing authorizations and optimize market access in emerging markets

Alliance for Water EfficiencyProgram Assistant and Project Coordinator – Chicago, IL

Pew Charitable Trusts
Discovery Communications

State Dept.Public Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: IIP-2012-0008 – apply by Jan. 18

Government contractor RGS is seeking a Communications Specialist with 2+ years work experience to support the Public Affairs Office within the important-sounding Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems.

Federal Reserve

Most recent opportunities with the World Resources Institute:

New (or maybe just new-to-us) since just a couple days ago with global development group FHI 360:

Handwriting Without Tears touts their easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn curriculum makes handwriting mastery joyful for students and their teachers. Senior Writer and Production Coordinator slots available with this Cabin John-based outfit – apply by Jan. 31 for both.

The Space Shuttle program may be shuttered, but NASA is still in recruitment mode for Astronaut Candidates – $62-$141k – job ID: JS12A0001 – Houston, TX – apply by Jan. 27

Best wishes for a most-super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource!

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Burness Communications - Communications Coordinator

Burness Communications, a public relations firm committed to advancing social change worldwide, is seeking an enthusiastic self starter with excellent organization and research skills to join its health policy team. The ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with intern experience or one year of professional experience in public relations (or related communications activities) and a strong interest in public relations, journalism and health policy issues. Strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of social media are important for the position, as is an interest in health-related topics. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, FinalCut, Constant Contact, and basic HTML code is a plus.

The communications coordinator would work as part of a team, assisting mid-level and senior staff, and would perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: creating media lists, conducting online research on a variety of health policy topics, tracking news coverage, handling logistics for major media and stakeholder events, pitching to reporters, conducting social media outreach, and drafting needed materials.

The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work with well-known foundations, think tanks, health policy researchers, and nonprofit groups – all with an interest in improving health or health care delivery. Topic areas might range from promoting health programs aimed at children or building visibility for health care quality to raising awareness of health disparities or expanding access to dental care.

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