Friday, June 29, 2012

How's Your Russian?

Fires – and fireworks – in Colorado, surprising Supreme Courts rulings, crisp-to-scorching local temperatures, the rare trick of getting hired and honored on the same day ... well, it's been a [we're not sure what to say] of a week.  We hope it finishes well for you, and us ... and the Nats, too.

The Seattle-based International Association for the Study of Pain is relocating to DC by the end of 2012, and they’re already looking for local staff to work from home/Starbucks/whatever until the 15th & H space is ready – Web & Social Media Manager (apply by July 9) and Meeting Manager currently sought.

Fresh searches for a leading strategic communications/PR firm managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources:
American UniversityWeb Content Coordinator, Housing & Dining Programs – $17-$19/hr – familiarity with Microsoft Access & PowerPoint, along with Dreamweaver/HTML) skills, is preferred – apply by July 13

Brookings Institution
How’s your Russian?  If it’s отличный или выдающимся или, по крайней мере очень хорошо* – you might want to consider this Media/Communications Associate post with the U.S.-Russia Business Council – apply by July 13.  Scroll down for Intern info.
Pew Charitable Trusts
University of VirginiaGraphic Designer, School of Architecture – $33k-$40k – Charlottesville, Va.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (scroll down to find posts)
ZERO: the End of Prostate Cancer seeks Government Relations & Advocacy Manager for legislative tracking, lobbying, and other public policy-related duties – low $30k

Pong Research, proud innovators of reception-improving and radiation-shielding smartphone/iPad cases, seeks Director of Public Relations and Graphic/Web Designer hires for the Leesburg-based team.  We’ll bet you get all the iPhone cases you can use (or even gift) as part of the bargain.

CACIPublic Relations Specialist – for military/defense client – secret-level clearance and computer science, IT, engineering or other technology-related  background required – Ft. Belvoir location

The Prevent Cancer Foundation helps to fund cancer research, which seems like a pretty good idea to us.  Scroll down for Communications Associate post; Graphic Design Communications Associate opportunity also available.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as noted
Herndon-based mystery employer seeks Manager, Online Advertising on contract-to-hire basis – $90k pay grade potential – minimum of 4 years managing banner and or paid search advertising in an e-commerce or agency environment required – search managed by Thinkinghire

Laid-back and low-key North Old Town Alexandria could be your workday location as Web Content Manager for the Health Industry Distributors Association.  We see happy hours at T.J. Stone’s in your future.

Alzheimer’s Association
We wish we had found this Web Project Administrator post in the Annapolis, MD offices of BOAT US a little earlier for you.  We also wish we knew someone with a boat, ourselves.

Best wishes for a climate-controlled and low-stress weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

* Google translate for “excellent or outstanding or at least pretty good”

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