Monday, April 2, 2012

Another Big Monday

A larger-than-usual Monday set kicks off after previously noted opportunities closing this week:

House of Representatives, Office of the CAOThird Assistant, Media Gallery – $61k – Apr. 2

Dept. of Energy
Communications Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: 12-DE-SC-HQ-009 – Apr. 2

United Community MinistriesDevelopment & Communications Officer (pdf) – $38k-$42k – Apr. 2

USDA/Food & Nutrition ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$115k – job ID: 12-FNS-126P – Apr. 4

University of Maryland
Commodities Futures Trading CommissionWeb Content Manager – $106k-$156k – job ID: 12-026 – Apr. 5

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and BankingDirector of Communications – $98k-$137k – Apr. 5

Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Liaison Representative – $51k-$81k – two positions available – job ID: DEU-12-629346-EMS – Apr. 5

National Association of Regulatory Utility CommissionersLegislative & Legal Assistant post – Apr. 5

Securities & Exchange CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$173k – job ID: 12-631230-BS – Apr. 5

World BankFrench Regional Online Communications Officer – DC-based – strong French language skills required – Apr. 5

ACLU of Indiana – Executive Director – Indianapolis, IN – Apr. 6

Fairfax County Dept. of Family ServicesCommunications Specialist – $52k-$69k – Apr. 6

Federal Communications CommissionNew Media Associate – $62k-$97k – job ID: DEU-OMD-2012-0004 – Apr. 6

George Mason UniversityAssociate Vice President for Outreach & Project DevelopmentApr. 6

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryChief Advancement & External Affairs Officer – $105k-$137k – job ID: 12-30 – Cambridge, MA – Apr. 6

USDA/Food Inspection ServiceWeb Manager – $51k-$115k – two positions available – job ID: W-CPAO-2012-0009 – Apr. 6

Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gifts Officer, American Art Museum (pdf) – Apr. 8


The American Health Care Association, representing the long-term care community, seeks Senior Editor, Public Affairs and Manager, Public Affairs for extensive writing assignments and media relations/communications responsibilities, respectively.

KSA-Plus, a boutique communications firm that specializes in communicating about education improvement, seeks creative problem-solver for Writer/Strategist/Manager post. At least five years relevant experience required.

Latest opportunities with Politico:

Surescripts, self-described as the nation’s e-prescription network, seeks Vice President of Corporate Communications with at least 15+ years of communications experience capacity with a knowledge of and passion for the media, healthcare, and technology/digital industries.

Discover Prince William County/Manassas seeks Communications Specialist to help flack the happy home of Old Dominion Speedway, the Weems-Botts Museum, and the House of Bounce.

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegePublic Relations Assistant – part-time – $11-$18/hr – Richmond, Va. – apply by Apr. 6

New opportunities w/ Edelman PR since we checked in a little over a week ago:

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International AffairsEditorial Intern for Ethics & International Affairs Journal –candidates must be graduate students in international affairs, political science, philosophy, international law or related areas- $15/daily stipend may cover bus fare and a sandwich

Global ImpactDirector of Marketing & Communications – 10 + years experience required ; most current experience should include work with new media

Golin Harris

The truth-seekers and boundary-challengers at consulting agency Barbaricum seek Strategic Communications & Public Affairs Advisor with broad experience/skill set including media relations, social media and web/graphic design

Drinker Biddle & ReathGovernment Relations Assistant (pdf)

Strategic communications cabal Rational 360 seeks Digital Media Associate with broad range of online & social media competencies

GlaxoSmithKline (search using req ID or DC location)

Arnold & PorterLegal Admin Assistant – seeking candidates with minimum of two years of prior legislative/Capitol Hill experience.

National Marrow Donor ProgramLegislative Relations Intern

American Counseling AssociationLegislative Representative – ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in school counseling and at least two years of experience as a school counselor along with a strong interest in policy-related issues – $45-50k.

Forest Stewardship Council

  • Advocacy Director (pdf) – apply by Apr. 15 (deadline actually 8:00 am CST on Apr. 16)
  • Development Manager (pdf) – Minneapolis, MN – looks like you may have all day on April 16 to hit send button on this one (but just get your application done this week, OK?)

McKenna Long & AldridgeHealthcare Government Affairs Analyst – requires 1-3 years congressional staff and/or executive branch experience, with at least one year of work on health-related issues

The American Constitution Society seeks a full-time or part-time Intern for general office duties, help event logistics, organizational communications, and support for chapter organizing and development – available immediately.

The National Education Association seeks Senior Campaign and Elections Specialist to manage political mobilization efforts and related campaign communications – political and/or legislative campaign experience at federal or state level that includes voter contact and grassroots/field mobilization and experience with membership organizations required – $76k-$130k – apply by Apr. 10

George Washington University

Optical Society of AmericaWeb Communications Manager

National Association of Public Hospitals & Health SystemsWeb Content Coordinator/Communications Specialist (pdf)

The Open Society Foundation Institute seeks a soon-to-be-very-busy Senior Policy Analyst to work on transparency, media and election issues, whistleblower protections, government secrecy, internet policy, media diversity, campaign finance and voting rights – apply by Apr. 30

Dept. of Veterans AffairsPublic Affairs Student Intern – job ID: OPIA – 632094 – apply by Apr. 30

Mystery lobbying firm focusing on water issues in the western U.S. seeks Writer – agriculture and western background a plus.

Compensation starts at one penny per word for Reporter with thrifty libertarian alternative news website the Statesman Sentinel

In lieu of a Monday job resource, let's look at current/future developments in generational warfare courtesy of Esquire. Warning: depressing and/or scary for kids of all ages.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Bipartisan Policy Center - Events Coordinator

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation, and respectful dialogue. Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach.

As the only Washington, DC-based think tank that actively promotes bipartisanship, BPC works to address the key challenges facing the nation. Our policy solutions are the product of informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who represent both ends of the political spectrum. We are currently focused on health care, energy, national and homeland security, housing, transportation and the economy.

BPC has an immediate opening for a full-time Events Coordinator in the Department of Communications. The Events Coordinator will be responsible for logistics,
planning and execution of BPC events in Washington, D.C., and around the country.


The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

- Support Communications and Events teams in all aspects of planning and executing public events and private meetings for BPC’s policy projects.

- Attend policy project event planning meetings and work with policy projects to determine event needs and preference.

- Draft schedules, event agendas, and staffing memos.

- Research venues and manage relationships with vendors, serve as BPC point of contact, and coordinate invoicing.

- Draft and print event collateral such as invitations, programs, and place cards and work with Director of Public Affairs during the editing process.

- Track and manage invitation process in CRM database and assist policy projects in creating and maintaining email marketing lists.

- Work with Administrative and Communications teams to compile and organize materials prior to events, including guest photos and bios, press clips, and BPC promotional material.

- Assist with event follow-up including completing post-event forms and budgets, drafting and sending thank you letters, coordinating with BPC Legislative and Development departments.

- Work with Web Producer and Events team to manage event information and ensure all documentation is saved and organized properly.


- Bachelor’s degree
- Three to four years of relevant experience in event/meeting planning
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
- High degree of attention to detail and ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances
- Ability to interact comfortably with elected officials, corporate executives and other VIPs
- Ability to manage multiple tasks with various deadlines; communicate effectively; and work in a team environment
- Ability to work event-based hours including occasional nights and weekends, as needed
- Broad understanding of, and interest in current policy issues
- Experience using database software a plus

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, introductory letter and two writing samples to no later than April 16th. Please be sure to include the title of this job, Events Coordinator, in the subject line of your email.

BPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.