Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Back at It

Welcome back to the working week.  Scroll back or click here to find Monday's set of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Several volunteer opportunities available to support the Carpe Diem Project in PR/communications, social media and marketing areas.  See more here about their mission to provide comprehensive supportive services, programs, and outreach to current and former foster care youth.

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science seeks Science Communicator (scroll down) with a background in estuarine science, strong written and oral communication skills, and experience developing and producing science communication products.   Located in beautiful Cambridge, MD – and still accepting applicants past May 21 first review deadline.

The International Rescue Committee seeks Media Relations Officer with at least 8 years experience in media relations, public advocacy  or as a journalist,  ideally with a focus on international or humanitarian issues – New York

New since we last checked in on Porter Novelli:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield AssociationManaging Director, Public Relations – your 10+ years experience should include demonstrated success in positioning and raising visibility for organizations and their thought leaders, as well as on-the-record spokesperson experience

Human Rights First seeks DC-based Outreach and Public Events Manager to lead the development and seamless execution of a number of signature events and initiatives, including their annual human rights summit – apply by June 15.  Web Developer sought for New York Office; apply by June 2. 

Defenders of Wildlife – these appear to be new since we last looked in:
Wilmer HaleSenior Public Relations Specialist – 5+ years of PR or journalism experience required; agency background and/or experience with professional service/law firm a plus.

The Urban Institute seeks Research Associate, Health Policy Center and Research Associate, Metropolitan Housing & Communities Center
Ogilvy PR (scroll to find or use req ID)
Mystery law firm offers a generous $130k-$150k pay grade to Senior Media Relations Manager – search managed by Russell/Tobin & Associates

Strayer UniversityDirector of Public Relations (search Northern Va. location) – your extensive (as in 15+ years’ worth) experience should include previous work managing staff and solid understanding of social media space 

Boeing seeks Communications Specialist to support the president of its international operations – speechwriting and other corporate communications experience/skills required – apply by June 1

Edelman Financial ServicesSenior Public Relations Specialist

College of William & Mary
National Building Museum – scroll down for Individual Giving Coordinator and Foundation Relations Manager positions at our favorite edifice in the Federal City.  Fall Intern opportunities to be posted soon.

Avaya (probably easiest to just cntrl-f a word in the title to find these; listed under government solutions, marketing except as noted)
Progressive grasstops advocacy organization group Voices for Progress has apparently already received a lot of applications for their Policy & Legislative Associate post.

George Washington University
Burness CommunicationsJunior Graphic Designer – proficiency with Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop is requirement #1

Environmental & Energy Study InstitutePolicy Associate, Energy & Climate Program – scroll down for Fall 2012 Intern opportunities in communications, development & policy

Trout UnlimitedColorado River Organizer – Western Colorado location

AARP (scroll to find or use job #)
Weber ShandwickVice President, CSR & Environmental Sustainability – ideal candidates will have experience developing and implementing programs to communicate how companies are creating business and social value, driving innovation and impact through environmental sustainability strategies, and working with nonprofits on public education campaigns on environmental issues.

Atlantic Council
Sheltering Arms Physical RehabCommunications Specialist – Richmond, Va. 

Search public relations category for Bentonville, AR-located positions with Walmart:

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