Monday, February 13, 2012

Limited This Week, But Pretty Solid Today

Tuesday Update no new post today or tomorrow; we may be back at some point Thursday. Also, we got a tip on this Public Relations Contractor position with the Washington Post. Thursday Update: We'll be back Friday, honest! And yes, we've missed you, too.

- we're on a limited & undetermined posting schedule through Friday. Now on to previously noted opportunities closing this week:

FedExManager, Government AffairsFeb. 13

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
University of MarylandAssistant Director, Web & New Media Strategies – $47k-$59k – Feb. 13

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsDigital Media Analyst – $105k-$136k –job ID: DEU-12-43 – Feb. 14

University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyAssistant Director, Athletic CommunicationsFeb. 14

American UniversitySpecial Segments Producer, WAMU 88.5 – $20-$22/hr – Feb. 15

Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondVice President of Government Affairs – $135k-$221k – Richmond, Va. – Feb. 15

Food & Drug AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $51k-$97k – job ID: HHS-FDA-CTP-DE-12-596744 – Feb. 15

Nature Conservancy Senior Grants Specialist (scroll to find or use job #39742) – Feb. 15

Ovarian Cancer National AllianceAdvocacy Outreach OrganizerFeb. 15

United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesCongressional Affairs Assistant – temporary through Dec. 2012 – Feb. 15

British EmbassyCommunications Officer – $44k – Feb. 16

Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Economic Studies – $42k – Feb. 17

Open Society Institute

Smithsonian Institution

Virginia Association of Realtors Political Field Representative, SW Virginia – field-based position – Feb. 17

Montgomery County CouncilSenior Legislative Aide – part-time – $40k-$67k – Feb. 18

DOI/Office of Surfacing Mining, Reclamation and EnforcementCongressional Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: OSM-2012-0043 – Feb. 19

Refugees InternationalSenior Advocate, Women’s & Children’s RightsFeb. 19

World Food ProgrammeGlobal Marketing ManagerFeb. 19


Social/digital marketing agency Activ8Social will keep you hopped up on free Red Bull all day in your labors as Graphic DesignerFront End DeveloperPHP DeveloperAccount Manager – also available: Social Media Intern and Graphic Design Intern, both of which sport Mar. 16 application deadlines.

So we’re in our neighborhood diner Sunday morning, and some of the guys at the lunch counter are talking about how Anthony Zinni is doing as chairman of BAE (formerly, British Aerospace), which leads us to check on opportunities with the defense/aerospace contractor, turning up these fine new finds:

Association of Public Television Stations Interns

BloombergGovernment Affairs Representative – JD preferred, along with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in a regulatory agency or on the Hill

Emily’s List

Jewish Social Service AgencyManager, Marketing & Communications – seeking candidates with PR experience plus digital media/desktop publishing skillset

These appear to be new with MedImmune since we last visited (search using req ID or Gaitherbug HQ location):

The National Breast Cancer Coalition seeks smart, strategic, collaborative and experienced Campaign Manager to provide leadership, management and guidance for all non-programmatic aspects of the Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 campaign, including communications, outreach, marketing and fundraising.

It feels like forever since we’ve brought you anything with Ogilvy PR, so we’re happy to see this new Senior Vice President Digital Strategy (search req ID 746BR) with their Public Affairs Group – web development/creative slots also available via the DC location

The United Nations Foundation appears to have extended the deadline for their Program Officer, Adolescent Girls post to Feb. 21 – requires 5-10 years experience in international development related to sectors or issue areas: education, women's health, economic empowerment, advocacy, girls’ and women’s human rights and empowerment

U.S. Chamber of CommerceSenior Manager, Political Affairs & Federation Relations – wide range of duties including grassroots, member outreach and marketing

State Dept.Legislative Management Officer – $74k-$115k – job ID: HRSC-H-2012-0001 – apply by Feb. 27

Kids vs. CancerLegislative Advocacy Internship

T-MobileGovernment Affairs Intern (search DC location or job # 11020020)

Organic Trade AssociationSenior Legislative Manager – we tried to come up with a funny remark involving Whole Foods for here, all to no avail

Staying on the responsible agriculture beat, Animal Welfare Approved seeks Communications Associate with a minimum 6 months experience in communications or media relations some background/interest in farm animal welfare issues and sustainable agriculture.

U.S. Commission on International Religious FreedomGovernment & Communications Associate – $50k-$60k – job ID; PH-12-RH-601727 – apply by Apr. 30

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

CRDF GlobalDevelopment Assistant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CVS/CaremarkDirector of Public Policy – seeking candidates 7+ years related expeience in health care, chain pharmacy and/or PBM industry,as well as prior experience in a leadership role –JD or MPH desireable

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

School Nutrition AssociationCommunications Specialist/Editor – $45k-$50k – National Harbor location sounds nice

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Washington Post - PR Contractor

The Washington Post is looking for a public relations contractor to work on a range of high quality and effective public relations services including creation and implementation of national and industry public relations plans. Candidate must be detail-oriented and ready for a fast-paced work environment.

Main Responsibilities:

- Build publicity program for SocialCode including executive visibility programs and external communications program including but not limited to media tours, conference booking, writing and pitching press releases and placing industry stories.

- Build industry publicity program for The Root including promoting the site’s new initiatives and success stories.

- Find creative opportunities to publicize The Root’s political coverage including working with TV/radio outlets, bloggers and other media outlets.

Requirements and Qualifications:

- Strong written and verbal communications skills

- Minimum two years experience in media relations, ideally within a news/agency/technology organization

- Proven ability to work with print, broadcast, online press and bloggers to develop and place a wide variety of consumer and trade stories

- Must be able to work proactively and initiate leads while working within a cohesive team atmosphere

Kris Coratti
Director, Communications
The Washington Post