Monday, June 18, 2012

Today's Advice: Be Smart

Tuesday Update – no new post today; we're still working on a large-sized PR jobs special edition, to be published on Wednesday.  See you then.

Monday's edition features several science, medical-sector and other filled-with-sharp-people organizations seeking CVs from genuinely intelligent life forms – like you, we hope.

You scroll back or go here for previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The National Academies, research leaders in science, medicine & engineering, seeks presumably big-brained (as in ability to solve problems of appreciable variety and complexity) Communications/ Media Relations Specialist – experience with InDesign a must.

The National Science Teachers Association seeks Executive Director with knowledge of the profession, management & leadership attributes, strong communications skills, and demonstrated fundraising ability.

New at FHI 360 since our early May humanitarian/relief jobs special:
Society for NeuroscienceSenior Director, Communications & Public Affairs – seeking candidates with at least 12–15 years of non-profit management experience and familiarity with science funding and advocacy, particularly on Capitol Hill – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

Ducks Unlimited
Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: HHS-OS-DE-12-679824 – apply by June 20 

Association of American Medical Colleges
League of Conservation VotersCommunications Associate – focus on 2012 political campaigns – temporary, to Dec 1, 2012 – apply by June 29

American Association for the Advancement of Science

National Propane Gas AssociationDirector of Communications & Media Relations – minimum of four years experience in media relations required; experience as a congressional press secretary highly desirable

George Washington University

URS Corp.
  • Public Affairs Outreach Specialist – background in public affairs, event coordination, meeting facilitation, or related communications field and a broad understanding of community outreach in the environmental industry and the public sector is required.
  • Communications Analyst – seeking candidates with at least two years experience as communications specialist (public affairs/relations work for governmental or non-profit organizations, Congressional offices, or analytical work in other environment)
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
Global IT and business process services giant CGI seeks Corporate Communications Manager and Senior Graphic Designer hires to join the team in Fairfax.

Apply by July 16 for the Ocean Leadership’s Fall Policy internship  – $1,500/mo stipend.

Drug Policy Alliance
American Petroleum Institute – see also main career page
Georgetown University HospitalDevelopment Coordinator – seeking candidates with at least four years experience in an office environment, preferably in a fundraising, public relations, marketing or related function; accounting experience strongly preferred.

The International Food Policy Research Institute seeks a Head of Outreach to develop and manage strategies to communicate IFPRI’s research and activities to external audiences via media, social media, web, video, and seminars/events.   Multiple research, program & admin positions also available.

American Geophysical UnionPublic Information Specialist, Social Media/Awards

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector, Office of International Relations – $119k-$165k – job ID: EX-12-17 – apply by July 5

MillerCoorsDirector, Regional State Government Affairs (search government affairs function or req ID 2960BR) – Roseville, CA

Public Health FoundationMarketing & Communications Interns

The Society for Human Resource Development seeks Director, Development to lead the full range of fund development processes for the Annual Campaign with an annual goal of $1,000,000 – 7-10 years of successful non-profit fundraising experience required.

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