Monday, April 16, 2012

Caps, Nats, Jobs

Let us begin our high-profile sports-in-DC Monday with previously noted opportunities closing this week:

American Bird ConservancySeabird Program Director – The Plains, Va. – Apr. 16

Dept. of StateHistorian – $62k-$81k – job ID: PA-2012-0021 Apr. 16

Forest Stewardship Council Development Manager (pdf) – Minneapolis, MN – April 16

George Washington UniversityExecutive Assistant to the Director of the School of Media & Public AffairsApr. 16

Minority Business Development AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$115k – job ID: MBDA-OND-2012-0004 – Apr. 16

Nature Conservancy
(scroll to find or use job #)
Woodrow Wilson CenterProgram Associate, Latin America Program (pdf) – $51k-$55k – Spanish language skills required – Apr. 16

American UniversityAssistant Director, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law – $48k-$52k – JD required – Apr. 17

Washington Metropolitan Transit AuthorityDirector of Marketing – $121k-$182k – Apr. 19

DC Court Services and Offender Supervision AgencyCongressional Liaison – $105k-$136k – job ID: OLIPA-12-037-DEU-PW – Apr. 20

Marine CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: EA21035-13- 641880K4307129-D – Apr. 20

Stimson Center
Project ManagerApr. 20

University of MarylandCoordinator of Events & External Relations –$48k-$61k – Apr. 20


The self-described moderate, fiscally responsible & socially tolerant folk with the Common Sense Coalition seek a Communications Director who has a background working with both print and electronic media as well as established press contacts.

The School of Communication at American University is seeking candidates to fill four full-time one-year temporary faculty positions at the rank of Instructor to begin Fall 2012. Subject areas include PR/public communications, journalism and film & media arts. Individuals interested in journalism teaching jobs as an adjunct for summer and fall courses can also contact Rick Rockwell, Director of AU’s International Media Program: rockwell {at}

More fine Internships added with the United Nations Foundation since we checked in last week – $10/hr pay grade for:
The University of Michigan seeks Media Relations Officer to help flack for UM’s highly-regarded law school . Five to seven years experience and exceptional writing skills required; legal communications background preferable – Ann Arbor, MI – apply by Apr. 27

Fresh opportunities with Bloomberg Government:
  • Web Producer – seeking candidates with background in U.S. government policy or business journalism, such as for a financial newspaper or real-time news service, along with strong computer skills.
  • Budget Analyst – requires at least 5-10 years of professional work experience analyzing the federal government's fiscal affairs, preferably with experience in relevant jobs inside Congress, OMB, and/or a federal agency.
  • Web Producer – London, UK – must already be UK-based, we’re told
New opportunities with the National Parks & Conservation Association since our late-March environmental jobs special:
National Apartment Association
Sierra ClubChapter Program Manager – Richmond, Va.

The Zeno Group has a handful of new opportunities with digital & consumer focus (start at upper right hand side of the page) in their Chicago and Los Angeles outposts – as well as Internships in all offices, including DC.

NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland
Opportunities with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the public interest lobbying arm of the Quaker community include Legislative Associate for Domestic Programs and Development Associate.

International Securities ExchangeGovernment Relations Director – part-time –experience as a Congressional staffer on the Senate Banking Committee or House Financial Services Committee desirable.

Government Relations Intern

Justice Policy InstituteCommunications Associate – seeking candidates with experience working with new/social media, print, broadcast, social networks, blogs, etc., at national, local and regional levels; web/content management experience also required. Scroll down for Intern info.

USDA/Food Safety & Inspection & ServiceSpeechwriter – $74k-$115k job ID: W-CPAO-2012-0011 – apply by Apr. 25

Burson Marsteller
APCO WorldwideSocial Media/Digital Communications Professionals – minimum of two or more years of full-time experience in the digital communications/social media space sought, preferably within an agency setting.

The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts, Washington's largest non-profit theatre education center, seeks Development Manager on a part-time basis – $18k-$20k

National Association of Chain Drug StoresCommunications/Journalism Professional – at least three years experience in journalism, communications/media relations/marketing required.

Rapidly growing healthcare-focused research and advisory firm catering to investment managers is looking to expand by hiring a very experienced DC-based Senior Policy Strategist.

Center on Global Terrorism CooperationPrograms & Budget Assistant – academic background international relations and previous experience with grants management preferred.

This Director of Government Relations post with the National Utility Contractors Association is described as being 60% direct lobbying and not for the sedate.

Monday’s job search tool: legal, regulatory and Wall Street opportunities via Compliance Search.

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