Wednesday, March 7, 2012

When a problem comes along, you must WIP it

Late to the game, and a work-in-progress (WIP!) to boot. We'll probably add some more in the afternoon.

ShellFederal Government Affairs Advisor – DC-based position requires knowledge of national/Alaska energy policy issues, and a keen interest/ability to advance projects to develop Alaska resources – alternative link here – apply by Mar. 29

PFLAGCorporate & Foundation Giving Coordinator – seeking candidates with at least two years professional experience and demonstrated success in fundraising, particularly in the area of corporate and foundation research, cultivation, proposal development and reporting,

Team player sought by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners to support to support federal agency/congressional advocacy function – scroll way down to find Legislative & Legal Assistant post – apply by Apr. 5

Catholics for Choice

  • Communications Associate – requires three to five years communications experience that includes involvement in advocacy-oriented media campaigns and direct media relations work
  • Intern with Conscience magazine
State FarmPublic Affairs Specialist (search DC location or job ID 31021) – media relations focused position

The Samueli Institute promotes research into the science of healing via integrative, complementary, and alternative medical approaches – scroll down for Development Manager and Communications Director opportunities.

Capitol Hill
The Advancement Project, a national civil rights organization, seeks an experienced, motivated, and talented Major Gifts Officer.

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityPublic Relations & Marketing Specialist (scroll to find or use position # H29092) – $15/hr – supporting the VCU Theatre Dept. – Richmond, Va.

Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development – minimum of three years experience with major gift solicitation and campaign experience required – Richmond, Va. – apply by Mar. 16

Dept. of Veterans AffairsPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: MP-12-065-620215 – Baltimore, MD – apply by Mar. 13

Clothing recycling/re-use group Planet Aid seeks Development Officer – Elkridge, MD

SuntrustSenior Vice President, Director of Governmental & Regulatory Relations (search DC location or req ID 225048) – seeking candidate with 10-15 years relevant experience in government or advocacy/lobbing role

Powell Tate seeks a Public Affairs Account Supervisor with 5-8 years’ experience with an emphasis on health care issues.

National Resources Conservation ServicePublic Affairs Intern – $12-$13/hr – job ID: VA-NRCS-609409 – Richmond, Va. – apply by Mar. 21

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Washington Post - Communications Coordinator

The Washington Post seeks an organized, energetic and detail oriented Communications Coordinator to provide support to the Public Relations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; event planning, research, report generating, database management, entry-level publicity and telephone coverage. You will maximize your learning potential by assisting with the overall business objectives of the team by taking part in special projects.

Required Skills:
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Careful attention to detail with good follow through and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
- Expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook .
- Event planning experience with meetings and conferences.
- You are strategic in your thinking and naturally prioritize what's important from moment to moment. Change is not a problem for you and you are always ready to change course, if needed.
- You can easily establish rapport and develop credibility from internal employees and external business partners.
- You will be a dynamic self-starter with strong interpersonal, communication, and decision making skills.
- Willingness to work at events after hours or to work extended hours when required

- Bachelors Degree
- 1-3 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or Office Coordinator in a business environment and may be currently working as, but not limited to: Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Office Coordinator, Office Manager, or Executive Assistant.

If interested, please email Kris Coratti at