Friday, June 15, 2012

A Monkey as Nephew Sounds Fun, Dangerous

 Friday's here and we're feeling pretty cheerful.  Hope the same applies to you, as well.

Personalized medicine uses new methods of molecular analysis to better manage a patient’s disease or predisposition to disease – and it’s the interesting subject you’ll be flacking as Director of Marketing & Communications for the Personalized Medicine Coalition.  Advanced degree, and 5-7 years relevant experience sought.

Child and Family Network Centers seeks Director of Development [note: link now fixed] to drive fundraising and grant-securing efforts for this locally-focused group working to support children and families at serious risk of school failure.  Capital campaign experience a plus, familiarity w/ Raisers Edge software a must – apply by June 22.

Freddie Mac
The Utilities Telecom Council – self assessed as a highly respected, storied organization and as a vibrant and growing global trade association (and who are we to say otherwise?) – seeks a commensurately dynamic and innovative Director, Marketing and Communications.

The Women’s Collective works helps support women, girls and their families living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS, reducing barriers to care and strengthening their network of support and services.  They seek a Policy & Advocacy Manager to shape and strengthen the agency’s advocacy platform and expand agency presence in national women’s coalitions and build alliances beyond the field of HIV.

These appear to be the latest opportunities with Defenders of Wildlife – at least compared our most recent and second most recent visits
National Public Radio seeks DC-based Chief Marketing Officer with a minimum of 10-15 years experience in branding, communications and/or marketing, preferably within a major entertainment, news or new media/internet or major consumer brand.  Also looking for a Reporter/Correspondent to join the Planet Money team in New York.

This is as close as you’ll ever get to fulfilling the prediction “Well, I’ll be a monkey’s uncle” – Jane Goodall InstituteDevelopment Associate – apply by June 29

Latest opportunities with the German Marshall Fund:
Sure, there’s probably a lot of actual work involved, but Assistant to the Social Secretary with our pals at the British Embassy just sounds pretty sweet to us – $33k – apply by July 2.  Available further South: Executive Assistant to the Regional Director – $37k – Miami, FL – apply by June 22

Fresh opportunities via Talent Market:
Old Town located PR firm BRG Communications seeks Account Manager for work focused on safety, health & wellness space.

Edelman PR
Bloomberg seeks Committee Tracking Specialist to monitor developments in U.S. House and Senate committee markups and provide timely updates/context on amendment texts and vote results. 

Pew Charitable Trusts
University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
The Wyss Foundation seeks an organized, energetic Grants Manager to support their efforts to protect, preserve, and restore the public lands, waters, and open spaces of the American West – apply by June 30

The National Guard Youth Foundation has put more than 100,000 at-risk kids through their Youth ChalleNGe program – and has steered a great majority of them back into school and/or military service.  Help support these efforts as their Director of Development (pdf) – search managed by Freeman Philanthropic Services.

Amnesty InternationalAssociate, Foundation Relations – New York

General ElectricDigital & Social Communications Leader, GE Energy – Billerica, MA

Latest with Greenpeace:
American Association for Teacher EducationPrograms & Development Manager – broad range of duties include web content management and support of development/fundraising work

Institute for International Finance (scroll down)
New since we last checked in with the American College of Radiology:
If this kind of thing continues, it’s certainly going to be the best Summer to be involved in Baltimore sports writing since 1997 – so maybe your timing is perfect for this Assistant Editor post with PressBox – part-time.

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

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