Friday, April 27, 2012

Let's Face It: You're No Jason Statham

Lots of straight-from-the-HR-dept./reader submissions in your Friday DCPA+CJ.

American University Development Assistant, Business School – one or more years of successful admin, development, and/or event planning experience in a higher education environment preferred.

The Fairfax County Dept. of Transportation seeks part-time Communications Specialist for varied print-production responsibilities; requires mastery of programs in Adobe Creative Suite 4 and Quark Xpress, along with substantial experience required in writing, editing and designing print materials for external audiences – $21-$28/hr – apply by May 11

Our pals at the British Embassy have (cheerfully, as always) let us know that the deadline for this excellent Communications Officer opportunity – centered on economy, trade and business issues, as well as the UK and US trade relationship and science and innovation matters – has been extended to May 7 – $44k pay grade.  Self-styled Jason Statham-types are encouraged (well, probably actually discouraged) to check out this call for an Embassy Driver – $33k – apply by Apr. 30.

New since we last checked in w/ Burson-Marsteller:
The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids seeks Associate Director of International Communications for Social Media (pdf) to help promote tobacco control policy in Africa, China & India.  International-focused social media advocacy experience required; fluency in French considered a plus.

The Seattle-based Washington State Hospital Association is searching for a Senior Vice President for Advocacy & Government Affairs with knowledge of health care sector and at least 10 years in senior/leadership role. Search managed by Ford Webb Associates.

The Alliance for Health Reform is looking for a Communications Manager to help the group connect in traditional and new ways with reporters and online audiences, with an emphasis on social media and search engine optimization.  Substantive knowledge of and experience in social media, legacy media and health policy.  Apply by May 31

Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate Vice President for Interactive Communications/Public Information Officer – responsible for overseeing broad portfolio of media relations, web communications, and social media activities – Norfolk, Va. – apply by May 11

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pacific Trade International, proud purveyor of the Chesapeake Bay Candle (and sworn enemy of Yankee Candle, we imagine), seeks PR & Marketing Specialist with a passion for candles/home lifestyle products, along with copywriting experience and working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.

University of BaltimoreCommunications Specialist, Law School – $68k-$75k – apply by May 7

The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between major labor unions and enviro groups, seeks National Campaign Director with 6‐8 years experience developing and driving legislative, political and/ or issue‐based field campaigns – apply by May 20. 

Glover Park Group
Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications, a media consulting and public affairs firm, specializing in political non-profits, progressive foreign policy, Jewish and ethnic affairs, and academic research is seeking Interns for the fall semester – apply by May 21

Teach For America seeks a creative Specialist, Social Media to lead efforts surrounding an ongoing national presence in that arena, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter.  1-3 years of online communications experience sought – location flexible; DC, New York or Boston preferred.

The International Monetary Fund seeks Editor (scroll down) with extensive experience in editing and managing all stages of print production, including in leadership role, along with knowledge of current web publishing practices – apply by May 2.  Librarian post also available.

Penn Schoen Berland specializes in messaging and communications strategy for political, corporate and entertainment clients:
My Sister's Place, Inc., a community-based anti-domestic violence group, seeks External Relations Intern – apply by May 11

New America FoundationDirector, Health Policy Program – search managed by Phillips Oppenheim

If a middle-of-nowhere, central Nevada lifestyle is what you crave, you may not do better than this Public Affairs Specialist post with the Bureau of Land Management in wonderful Winnemucca, NV – $47k-$89k – job ID: NV-DEU-2012-0101 – apply by May 18

Best wishes for a fine Spring weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

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