Monday, March 19, 2012

250 This Week

We're going with the just-the-jobs format this week, with a goal of bringing you 250 new jobs & internships by Friday. The countdown starts right after we look back at previously noted opportunities closing this week:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Smithsonian Institution
Dept. of the ArmyCongressional/Media Affairs Specialist – $74k-$115k – job ID: NCAS12CMAS0314 – Mar. 20

Nature Conservancy
(scroll to find or use job #)
George Mason UniversityCommunications Coordinator, ITU Security and Project Management OfficeMar. 21

Maryland/National Capitol Park & Planning Commission
United Nations Foundation:
British EmbassySwitchboard Operator – part-time – $17k – Mar. 22

National Association of Area AgenciesPublic Policy Manager – $50k-$65k – Mar. 23

Open Society InstituteProgram AssistantMar. 23

U.S. Composting Council

1) Acumen SolutionsSocial Media Strategist Internship (search DC area location)

2) American Bar AssociationManager, Communications Services – $65k-$73k

3) American Diabetes AssociationManager, Fundraising & Special Events

4) American Society of Consultant PharmacistsGovernment Affairs Manager

5-8) American University
9) Americans for Prosperity FoundationLegislative Assistant (pdf)

10) America’s Promise AllianceSenior Director, Resource Development

11) ASCDWriter/Producer (pdf) – video editing & related skills required

12) Berrette Family FoundationDirector of Marketing & Communications

13) BoatUSDirector of Government Relations

14) Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementLegislative Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: BOEM-SL-12-MM608806 – apply by Mar. 21

15) Burson-MarstellerCommunications Specialist with BM's Direct Impact affiliate – Detroit, MI

16) BRMI Consulting - Communications Support Analyst

17) Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & AssociatesIntern – available immediately

18) DeloittePR/Public Affairs Senior Manager

19) DoD/Joint Chiefs of StaffSpeechwriter – $123k-$155k – job ID: JCS-12-623480 – apply by Mar. 26

20) FintracCommunications Specialist – French or Spanish language skills a plus

21) Forest EthicsCommunications Manager

22) Freddie MacSenior Marketing & Communications Manager (scroll to find or use job #208811)

23) George Washington UniversityAssistant Vice President of Development, School of International Affairs

24) German Marshall Fund of the U.S. Communications Intern

25) Glevum & AssociatesMedia Communications Specialist – experience supporting Dept. of State programs a plus

26) Howard Hughes Medical InstituteCommunications Officer

27) Integrity Management ConsultingPR/Communications Coordinator

28) Municipal Securities Rulemaking BoardCommunications Manager

29) Mystery health-related nonprofit Media Relations Manager – $50k-$60k – search managed by Randstad

30-32) National Alliance to End Homelessness
33) National Association of RealtorsResearch Economist

34-35) Powell Tate (click on opportunity is knocking)
36) Prince William County Park AuthorityPublic Relations Assistant – part-time – $15/hr – Manassas, Va.

37-38) Smithsonian Institution
39-40) Strayer University (search Northern Virginia location)
41-42) United Nations Foundation
43-44) University of Maryland
45) Unknown employerLegislative Specialist (search keyword legislative) – temporary position

46) U.S. Chamber of CommerceStaff Assistant, Political Affairs & Federation Relations

47) Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Major Gift Officer – apply by Apr. 13

48) Virginia Dept. of Rail & Public Transportation Manager of Policy, Communications & Administration (search postion # 00992) – Richmond, Va.

49-50) Washington Redskins
51) Wolf Trap FoundationDirector of Public Relations

1 comment:

Gordon said...

InterAction - Legislative Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs

InterAction seeks a Legislative Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs to facilitate advocacy by our humanitarian working groups. The position coordinates the advocacy messaging and strategy of the relevant working groups and helps to build and maintain relationships with key Congressional and administration staff.

The Legislative Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs will be part of InterAction’s Public Policy Team, working closely with and reporting to the Senior Director of Public Policy. S/he will also work closely with the Humanitarian Policy and Practice Team to assist and coordinate the working groups’ advocacy efforts.

Duties will include:

-- Represent InterAction on a range of issues including refugees and/or internally displaced persons, emergency response, post-conflict reconstruction, recovery, civil-military relations and humanitarian aid reform to Congress and the administration;
-- Facilitate and build consensus among InterAction members behind an advocacy strategy and common messaging for InterAction’s humanitarian working groups, including writing and editing policy documents, organizing briefings and coordinating sign-on letters, informed by best practices in the field;
-- Report to working groups at bi-weekly or monthly meetings on pertinent hearings and legislative developments, including budget, appropriations, authorization bills and other legislation;
-- Track and analyze legislation and other congressional activities related to working group interest;
-- Track pertinent policy developments related to working group interests; stay abreast of developments in the field;
-- Establish and maintain relationships with working group participants; respond to informational inquiries from InterAction members;
-- Build and maintain relationships with members of the administration, Congress, and strategic partners;
-- Coordinate congressional relationships and advocacy efforts with the rest of the Public Policy Unit, while liaising closely with the Humanitarian Policy and Practice Unit;
-- Support InterAction’s broad policy objectives within the context of budget/appropriations, foreign assistance reform, the Busan Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, and the Millennium Development Goals; and


-- Highly organized, team player, motivated, and articulate with excellent inter-personal communication and writing skills;
-- A least a bachelor’s degree with two to five years of Congressional work experience and/or experience in legislative advocacy for a non-profit organization;
-- Experience/knowledge with humanitarian and/or international development issues;
-- The ability to stay calm and poised under pressure, remain focused in a rapidly changing environment and responsive to new needs of members;
-- Demonstrated initiative to solve problems with high energy and a positive attitude

InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), with more than 190 members working in every developing country. Members are faith-based and secular, large and small, with a focus on the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations.

Using its collective voice, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions on relief and long term development issues, including foreign assistance, the environment, women, health, education and agriculture. Members are at the forefront in responding to humanitarian crises and disasters worldwide and InterAction acts as a hub in these efforts.


· Email cover letter and resume to .

· Subject lin: “Legislative Coordinator”

· Job is open until filled but applications received prior to April 1, 2012 preferred

· No phone calls