Monday, June 25, 2012

From Proofreading in Virginia Beach to Living Large in Brussels

We're back to what we hope to be normal-esque operations for a while – scroll back or go here for a good-sized Saturday supplement.

Lots of really great direct-to-us submissions in today's run – but first, check out previously-noted opportunities closing this week:

American Foreign Service AssociationAdvocacy DirectorJune 25

National Indian Gaming CommissionDirector of Public Affairs – $123k-$155k – job ID: NIGC-NB-12-MM636760 – June 25

Securities & Exchange CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $110k-$173k – job ID: 12-674851-DE-JF – June 25

Chesapeake Bay FoundationPublic Grants Officer (scroll down) – Annapolis, MD – June 26

International Monetary FundEconomist (scroll to find or use job #1200476) supporting donor relations/fundraising activities – June 27

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
Community Foundation of the National Capital RegionDirector, Communications & MarketingJune 29 

Destination DC –  E-marketing Specialist – $40k-$46k – June 29 [edit - looks like the deadline for this post has actually passed - other sales/marketing jobs remain available w/ June 27 & 29 deadlines, however]

Jane Goodall InstituteDevelopment AssociateJune 29

League of Conservation VotersCommunications Associate – temporary, to Dec 1, 2012 – June 29

National Association of Housing & Redevelopment ProfessionalsLegislative Liaison/Advocacy CoordinatorJune 29

American Parents Association – Director, Social Media & Community Building (scroll down) – part-time/contractor status – June 30

Campaign for Tobacco Free KidsPolicy Director, China (pdf)  – fluency in Mandarin required – Beijing – June 30 

Washington National CathedralMajor Gifts OfficerJune 30

Wyss FoundationGrants ManagerJune 30

CHFAProgram OfficerJuly 1


PATH is recruiting a Senior Policy Communications Associate to serve as the media relations and digital engagement focal point within the Advocacy and Public Policy department.  Ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism, communications, or related field, plus a minimum of five years of experience contributing to in-house or agency-based communications; background in global health preferred.

Senior Democratic Member of Congress
seeks a social media-savvy Assistant Communications Director – responsibilities include: writing and editing speeches, press releases, advisories, newsletters and opinion pieces; planning media events and advancing/staffing Member as needed; leading the strategic development and management of online & social media channels.

The Ethics and Public Policy Center seeks Communications Director to lead communications activities for their American Religious Freedom Program – ideal candidates will have a master’s or professional degree and 5-8 years of high-level communications experience and a track record demonstrating sound political judgement.

Bipartisan Policy CenterSpecial Events Manager – seeking candidates with four to five years of relevant experience in event/meeting planning and strong organizational/interpersonal skills to organize and execute a variety of high profile BPC events.  We have it on good authority that the Senior Energy Analyst posts shown are also still available as of now.

Environmental Advocates of New York
seek excellent story-teller & problem-solver for Communications Director post in support of their mission to protect air, land, water, and wildlife and the health of Empire State folk – Albany, NY

The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting seeks Digital Outreach Specialist with experience managing online communities and digital communications, social media expertise and interest/background related to journalism and/or international issues.

BITS – the technology policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable – seeks Project Administrator of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs (pdf) for range of duties largely related to legislative/regulatory research & reporting.

We think this Marketing Strategist post with the Peace Corps would be a great, high-profile challenge for someone with a top-notch marketing skill set – $100k-$147k – job ID: DPC12-A0140-CC – apply by July 5

We have it on good authority that this Communications Intern opportunity with the Arlington County Dept. of Environmental Services is still available for current full-time undergrad or graduate students; previous experience with web content management systems preferred.

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, supporting the continued growth of the profession of sign language interpreting, seeks experienced Executive Director with background that includes work with a certification/credentialing program – proficiency in American Sign Language is strongly preferred

GoodWeave USA is a nonprofit organization working to end child labor in the rug industry and offer educational opportunities to children in weaving communities – Director of Marketing & Communications – seeking resumes from individuals with 7+ years of progressive responsibility in communications and marketing, preferably in a socially responsible business environment.  Internships also noted. 

Byte BackCommunications Associate –$30k-$38k –  this group provides computer literacy and employment readiness skills to underserved DC communities – finalist for Washington Post 2012 Excellence in Nonprofit Management Award – apply by June 29

George Washington University
National Parks & Recreation AssociationMarketing & Communications Specialist – $40k-$42k – Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred, along with familiarity with HTML/content management systems

Proofreadin’ in Virginia Beach – that’s your life as Proofreader for Amerigroup.

Speaking of Va. Beach … we also see a fresh Communications Manager post available with the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau – $51k-$62k

We like DynCorp International because it sounds like the name of one of those secretive and/or menacing firms that is at the heart of the conspiracy driving the action/thriller du jour – although you should probably keep that sentiment to yourself during the application process for Senior Manager, Media Communication (search communications category or use job # 1202534)

Longwood University – Farmville, Va.
University of VirginiaAssistant to the President of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities – $42k-$50k – Charlottesville, Va.

National ArchivesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: JD680102DGA – apply by June 29

Koch Industries
American Dental AssociationManager, International Business & Communications (scroll to find or use job #  6365) – fluency in a second language preferable – Chicago, IL

We see moules frites and fine tripels  in your future as Brussels-based Senior Manager/French Government Liaison for Conservation International – but only if you’re already an EU national or have a valid work permit for Belgium.  Alternately, we envision Chick-fil-A and little in the way of frequent flyer miles for you as the Crystal City-domiciled Vice President, Public Funding.

SEIUMedia Relations Specialist – 1 to 2 years of work in media relations, public affairs, or campaign communications and knowledge of union organizing and other associated campaign environments required.

Media Matters

Mystery employerCommunications Associate – temporary/part-time ($15-$18/hr) to permanent ($40k) - search managed by Careers in Nonprofits.

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