Monday, February 6, 2012

Proficiency in Languages Associated with Nuke-Seeking Countries Would be Helpful

Welcome back to the job-seek week. First off, make sure you didn't miss our Saturday extra edition.

Now on to previously noted opportunities closing this week:

Medicare Payment Advisory CommissionResearch Assistant – $42k-$54k – preference for candidates available to start work in the summer of 2012 – job ID: PH-12-RH-585334 – Feb. 6

Safe States AllianceGovernment Affairs Consultant – part-time – $35-$40/hr – Feb. 6

Smithsonian InstitutionDevelopment Associate, Smithsonian Libraries (pdf) – Feb. 6

United Nations FoundationProgram Officer, Adolescent GirlsFeb. 6

Deputy Communications Director, East Asia – fluency in Mandarin is a plus – Beijing, China – Feb. 7

World BankManager, Web Program OfficeFeb. 8

Hudson Institute
International BaccalaureateSenior Marketing & Communications ManagerFeb. 10see deadlines here

National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
Senior Public Policy AdvisorFeb. 10

Maryland National Park & Planning CommissionNew Media Specialist – $47k-$81k – Feb. 10

Open Society InstituteProgram Assistant, Latin American Program – fluency in Spanish required – Feb. 10

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)


Consumer Electronics AssociationCoordinator, Policy Communications – 1-2 years relevant experience sought

Fairfax County Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist – $45k-$60k – writing/editing skills required along with mastery of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and other graphics/layout programs – apply by Feb. 24

The American Veterinary Medical Association has a Communications Assistant opportunity back at the Schaumburg, IL headquarters – apply by Feb. 9

On the other hand, the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control has DC-based Research Intern opportunities around the year – proficiency in languages associated with nuke-seeking countries (Farsi, Korean & or Arabic) would be helpful.

United Nations Foundation
Progressive-oriented strategic communications firm GMMB has freshly posted calls for Media Buyers for the 2012 election season and Summer Internships

George Washington UniversityDevelopment Assistant

iNACOL, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning

Fleishman HillardJunior Web Project Manager

Federal Emergency Management AgencyDeputy Director, External Affairs – $119k-$179k – job ID: MG-2012-05-MSB-599262 – apply by Feb. 27

National Partnership for Women & Families – new since we last checked in:
Newsletter publisher specializing in international trade news is looking for a contract-status Writer who has thorough knowledge of Congressional procedures to monitor the Congressional Record and prepare summaries for their publications – 4-6 week assignment.

Fundraising opportunities with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:

The British Embassy seeks a Recruiter to join their HR team – two to four years relevant experience required – $44k – apply by Feb. 8

Embassy of AustraliaExec Assistant to the Naval Attache – $41k-$54k – for Aussie citizens only, mate – apply by the open of business on Feb. 8

International Christian Concern fights against persecution of Christians worldwide:
Sweet! That’s the only way to think of your days spent as Manager of Internal Communications with National Confectioners Association

… unless you would rather throw in with the candy cabal’s arch-nemesis as Congressional Lobbyist (scroll to find or use job # 6339) for American Dental Association

Your timing is just perfect to assume the Senior Vice President, Communications & External Relations post at Susan G. Komen for the Cure – and here’s a little unsolicited advice just to get you started.

National Association of Manufacturers

State Dept.Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: ECA-2012-0037 – apply by Feb. 9

APCO WorldwideVideo Editor/Field Producer

Monday's job resource is this recent article from The Hill on the well-trafficked subscription-based job search sites operated by Brad Traverse and Tom Manatos.

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