Monday, July 30, 2012

August Starts Early at DCPA+CJ

Here's what you need to know to kick off your Monday job search:
  • Looking for previously noted opportunities closing this week?  We've got a ton of them here (or scroll back to Sunday)
  • As per our usual custom, we're going with the always-reliable, no-nonsense just-the-jobs format for the month of August – which is starting now, since we're in working-vacation mode this week.
  • Also, we're just going with Monday, Wednesday & Friday postings this week. 
  • Here's where we are this week.  Lovely.
1) Active8SocialSocial Media Intern and Design Intern – apply by Aug. 15

2) Alice Ferguson FoundationDevelopment Manager (scroll down)

3) Alliance for Excellent EducationPolicy/Advocacy Intern, Spring 2013 – apply by Nov. 2

4) American Association for the Advancement of Science Senior Program Associate, Communications

5-8) American Federation of State, Municipal & County Employees

 9-12) Americans for Prosperity/AFP Foundation
13) American Society of AnesthesiologistsDirector of State Affairs

14) American Society for Clinical OncologyAssistant Director, Website & Digital Strategy

15-17) Aspen Institute – new since a couple weeks back:
18) Association of Community College TrusteesPublic Policy Associate

19-20) Atlantic Media – new since we last checked in:
21) Barbaricum Digital Media Advisor

22) Children’s National Medical CenterAssociate Director, Stewardship

23) Civil War TrustGovernment Relations/Policy Staffer

24-25) Church World Service
26-28) Coca Cola Company
29-30) Command Consulting Group (scroll down)
31) DHS/FEMADeputy Director, External Affairs – $119k-$179k – job ID: MG-2012-SES-20-MSB-710071 – apply by Aug. 23

32) Electrolux North AmericaDirector, Government Relations (select US, scroll to find, listed under other) – Charlotte, NC – apply by Aug. 17 – note the preference for Internet Explorer here

33) Fishbowl Inc. – Social Media Supervisor

34-35) Glover Park Group
36) Grameen FoundationOnline Communications Officer – DC or Seattle, WA

37) GreenpeaceChief Program Officer – DC or San Francisco, CA – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

38) KRC ResearchMarket Research Consulting Intern – DC or New York

39) Live GreenInternships

40) Mystery biotech vaccines companyDirector of Government Affairs & Public Policy – we think it might be these folks

41-42) Mystery employers – search managed by Clovis
43) NAFSA: Association of International EducatorsSenior Media Relations & Engagement Professional

44-46) National Wildlife Federation
47) Natural Resources Defense CouncilAssociate Director of Policy Advocacy – search managed by Gumbs + Partners – apply by Aug. 3
48) NBC UniversalCoordinator, Corporate Communications (search communications category or job # 6410BR) – New York

49) PATHSenior Associate, Strategic Partnerships – development/fundraising

50-53) Pathfinder International – can also search here
54) Peer Health ExchangeExecutive Director – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

55) Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of AmericaDirector, Advocacy Communications/Regulatory Affairs

56) Rails to Trails ConservancyManager of Development, Western Region – San Francisco, CA

57) SRA InternationalDirector of Communications & Public Affairs (search communications category or req # 38679BR)

58) StudentsFirstRegional Press Secretary – locations flexible?

59) U.S. Climate Action NetworkCommunications/Outreach & Policy Interns

60) U.S. News & World ReportTravel Intern – $12/hr

61) Wilderness SocietyInternships
62) World BankOnline Communications Officer/Editor supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – Arabic, French and/or Spanish language skills preferred – apply by Aug. 10

63) Zurich Financial GroupDirector of State Affairs – DC or Schaumburg, IL

– see you again Wednesday –

Sunday, July 29, 2012

HR Folks = Awfully Busy This Week

Busy days ahead for local HR departments, as evidenced by this plus-sized set of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  We'll see you tomorrow w/ a lot more great new stuff in what will likely be an otherwise intermittent-posting week (two or three posts likely).

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors BureauDirector of Marketing – Madison, WI – more info hereJuly 30 

NovozymesSenior Public Affairs AdvisorJuly 30

Planned Parenthood Federation of AmericaAssociate Director/Billing ManagerJuly 30

Virgin GalacticDirector of Government ProgramsJuly 30

British Embassy
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
Open Society Institute – New York
Equality Virginia Communications Coordinator – $38k-$42k – Richmond, Va. – July 31

George Mason UniversityAssociate Vice President, University Development & Alumni AffairsJuly 31 

International Monetary FundStaff Assistant (scroll to find or use job # 1200092) – July 31

 League of Conservation Voters
ONE CampaignPolicy Manager, Agriculture – Paris, France – July 31 

Physicians for PeaceCommunications DirectorJuly 31

Population Action InternationalExecutive Office CoordinatorJuly 31

Raben GroupManager of CommunicationsJuly 31

Smithsonian InstitutionSenior Advancement Specialist/Gift Officer – $89k-$115k – job ID: 12A-JL-297971-DEU-NMAAHC – July 31 

United Nations Foundation
Congressional CemeteryOffice Manager – part-time – $17/hr – Aug. 1

Detention Watch NetworkCommunications DirectorAug. 1

Howard County Public School SystemDirector of Public Relations – Ellicott City, MD – Aug. 2

Office of Surfacing Mining, Reclamation and EnforcementCongressional Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: OSM-2012-0109 – Aug. 2

Treasury Dept./Comptroller of the CurrencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $72k-$135k – job ID: DEU-PB-12-085 – Aug. 2

Black Alliance for Educational Options
Federal Communications CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$136k – job ID: DEU-OMR-2012-0006 – Aug. 3

Job Opportunities Task ForceCommunications Specialist (pdf) – $42k-$46k – Baltimore, MD – Aug. 3

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Online Communications Coordinator (pdf) – Aug. 3

Research!AmericaCommunications SpecialistAug. 3

The Virginia Catholic ConferenceAssociate Director (pdf) – two positions available – Richmond, Va. – Aug. 3

Friday, July 27, 2012

Up on the Roof

Human Rights CampaignDigital Media Associate –  1-2 years of experience working on a non-profit or corporate website preferred.

Be a part of GoodWeave USA’s great work to end child labor in the rug industry and offer educational opportunities to children in weaving communities as Director of Communications or Program Assistant – or enter their raffle to win a beautiful artisan rug.

Wouldn’t be great to work someplace with a roof-top spot to get a little sun and fresh air? The American Society of Landscape Architects has you covered, thanks to their awesome, envy-inspiring green roof and these fine opportunities:
American UniversityDevelopment Assistant – $29k-$36k

The College of Southern Maryland is in search mode for an Interactive Media Coordinator to oversee promotions, paid advertising, social media strategy, and production of integrated print ads, video commercials, billboards, etc. – La Plata, MD – apply by Aug. 9

Pew Charitable Trusts 
Discovery Communications
Clark ConstructionCommunications Coordinator

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee ServiceOnline Communications Coordinator – part-time – Baltimore, MD

SEIU seeks Bilingual New Media Campaign Manager with proven experience managing strategy, content creation, and technology acquisition and development for Web and Internet campaigns.

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
National Geographic (scroll to find or use job #)
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington
Advancement ProjectCampaign Associate – supporting the I Dream a School campaign and on the Ending a Lifetime of Disenfranchisement project.

Cultural Tourism DCBusiness Development & Government Relations Manager (pdf) – focus on generating funding from public & private contacts.

You have until happy hour (5:00 pm) on Friday, Aug. 3 to hit the send button on your email applying for Online Communications Coordinator (pdf) post with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.  But don’t cut it that close, OK?  And, anyways, happy hour should kick in around on 4:30 pm on Fridays in our view.

And finally, a couple offbeat opportunities in the world of historic preservation:

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Nights at the Museum

... that's what you're in for with one of several fundraising opportunities with the Smithsonian, we're certain. Probably fun, in most cases.

1) Alliance for Health ReformCommunications Manager – apply by Aug. 8

2) American Association for the Advancement of ScienceSenior Government Relations Officer

3-4) American Immigration Council
5-8) Brookings Institution
9) Census BureauAssistant Director for Communications – $119k-$179k – job ID: SES-2012-0016 – apply by Aug. 27

10) ChryslerExecutive Assistant

11-12) Curley Company – searches managed by Staffing Advisors
13) Federal Communications CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$136k – job ID: DEU-OMR-2012-0006 – apply by Aug. 3

14-15) Georgetown University
16-17) Green America
18) Illinois Policy InstituteSchool Choice Outreach Director – Springfield, IL – search managed by Talent Market

19) Institute of Scrap Recycling IndustriesLegislative Analyst

20-21) Learning Ally
22) MazdaManager, Government Affairs – apply by Aug. 10

23) National Club AssociationAssistant Manager, Marketing Communications

24) National Council of Teachers of MathematicsCommunications Coordinator

25) National Trust Community Reinvestment Corp.Historic Tax Credit Campaign Manager – $55k-$65k – 9 month term –

26-30) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
31-33) ONE Campaign
34-35) People for the American Way
36) POLITICOVideo Manager & Producer

37-45) Smithsonian Institution
46) Sucampo PharmaceuticalsIR/PR & Corporate Communications Coordinator
47-49) Telecommunications Industry Association
50) University of ChicagoVice President, Federal Relations – DC-based – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

51-52) World Wildlife Fund

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Are You Ready for Some Minor League Football?

Mystery boutique PR firm seeks experienced strategist, strong writer, team leader & self-starter to fill Account Supervisor/Director post.

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation seeks Admin Assistant/Office Coordinator for wide variety of support duties & activities – seeking candidates with two+ years admin experience – office conveniently located near Capitol South Metro 

Capitol Hill
  • Senior DemocratExec Assistant/Scheduler
  • Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) – Interns – apply by Aug. 15
  • California RepublicanIntern
  • Florida DemocratIntern
  • Diana DiGette (D-CO) – Intern
  • Rep. Steven King (R-IA) – Intern
  • Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) – Intern
  • Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) – Intern – apply by July 31
  • Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA) – Intern
  • Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-IL) – Intern
Help support economic development & human rights in the Middle East/North Africa region as Advocacy Specialist, Internet Freedom with the Eurasia Foundation in Beirut, Lebanon – Arabic language skills highly valued – apply by Aug. 10

Scroll all the way down for Marketing Communications Intern and Development Intern (apply by Aug. 17 for latter) opportunities this Fall with the National Children’s Museum.

United Nations Foundation
This Director of Communications post for the School of Public Policy/Public Administration at George Washington University sports a 6/1/12 post date (and we recall referencing it the first time around) – but it also shows up when you search here for jobs posted within the last week, so maybe they’re still looking.  More at GW:
Gannett Healthcare GroupSocial Media Manager – 2-5 years of online community management or social media strategy experience required.

Black Alliance for Educational OptionsCommunications Intern – $12/hr

Are you ready for some football? Octagon Sports MarketingFootball PR Intern – must be eligible for college credit for this post – DC, New York or Atlanta

Are you ready for some minor league football?  Here’s a probably-outdated call for multiple positions in media relations, game day operations and community outreach for a Baltimore-based minor league football organization; we’re guessing it’s this league.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry seeks Web Graphic Designer (pdf) and Editorial Assistant (pdf) – scientific/biotech background helpful for latter post.

The American Lung Association has recently posted Media Relations Intern and other Intern opportunities available this Fall.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Tuesday Focus: Communications/Media Relations

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we hone in on communications & media relations-oriented positions at all levels. 

Achieving the Dream, Inc.Assistant Director of Communications

Alliance Defending FreedomLegal Communications Officer

American Association for Clinical ChemistryDirector, Communications/PR (pdf)

American Composites Manufacturers AssociationCommunications Coordinator

Association for Enterprise OpportunityCommunications & Marketing Director

Axelon Services Corp.Communications Specialist (use job seekers tab, then search jobs, filter by Virginia) – Richmond, Va.

Back on My FeetDirector, Communications & Corporate Relations (pdf)

BarbaricumStrategic Communications & Public Affairs Advisor

Black Alliance for Educational Options
Brookings InstitutionDeputy Communications & Public Affairs Officer for the Brown Center on Education Policy 

Chesapeake Climate Action NetworkCommunications Director

Choice HotelsProject Director, Public Relations 

Cultural Tourism DCCommunications Associate 

Detention Watch NetworkCommunications Director – apply by Aug. 1

Fannie MaeCorporate Communications Specialist

George Washington UniversityCoordinator, Media Relations – School of Medicine

Harbor HospitalSenior Public Relations Specialist – Baltimore, MD

Hilton Worldwide
International Food Policy Research InstituteCommunications Specialist – French or Spanish language skills preferred

Job Opportunities Task ForceCommunications Specialist (pdf) – $42k-$46k – Baltimore, MD – apply by Aug. 3

MITRE Corp.Senior Public Affairs Representative

National Alliance of Public Charter SchoolsVice President, Communications 

National Association of RealtorsCommunications Manager

National Council of Farmer CooperativesManager, Communications & Member Relations

Natural Products AssociationCommunications Coordinator

NovozymesSenior Public Affairs Advisor – apply by July 30

Old Dominion University PR & Marketing Specialist – $31k – Norfolk, Va. – apply by July 27

PETASenior Media Officer (scroll/sort to find) – DC & New York opportunities shown

SAIC Communications Specialist – top-secret clearance required

SEIUMedia Relations Specialist

Sentara HealthcareManager, Corporate Communications (use 44180BR in keyword box) – Norfolk, Va.

Structural Group Inc.Marketing Communications Specialist – Hanover, MD

ZERO/Campaign to End Prorate CancerCommunications Assistant – part-time

Monday, July 23, 2012


You'll find previously noted opportunities closing this week here, or by scrolling back.  Hope your Monday is a good one.

Join Education Sector in developing innovative solutions to the nation's most pressing educational problems – assorted Policy Analyst posts available, as well as Intern opportunities.

Garfinkel & Associates seeks your outstanding writing & project management skill set for Writer/New Business Developer position – $50k-$60k – Metro-friendly Bethesda location.

Freshly-posted Intern, International Policy slot available with Conservation International.

Center for Strategic & International StudiesProgram Coordinator, Energy & National Security – seeking resumes for folks with s 1-2 years related research and admin experience, as well as strong interest in policy-related research and energy issues.

The Reston-based American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy seeks Director of Marketing & Communications – search managed by our friends at Staffing Advisors

Social change-oriented communications outfit Spitfire Strategies seeks senior level staffer (12+ years PR/policy experience) for the San Francisco office.

National Immigration Law CenterImmigration Policy Attorney/Analyst – advocacy experience & knowledge of the issues affecting low-income immigrants required, as well as JD/Masters degree – apply by Aug. 6

Center for Law & Social Policy
Planned Parenthood Federation of America seeks a Associate Director/Billing Manager to work with the Health Care Reform team in evaluating and implementing billing strategies – minimum of six years of directly related experience in health care finance/billing required.  We’re also informed of a July 30 application deadline for this.

POLITICO seeks Business Development Executive and Account Executive (scroll down) to help build subscriber base for their POLITICO Pro service.  Political fundraising or association membership development background are among the traits that would look good on your CV.

Widmeyer Communications
Johns Hopkins Medicine seeks Communications Manager to help build their brand on an international basis – accordingly, foreign language skills would be a plus – sounds potentially challenging/fun to us – Baltimore, MD

The Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership leverages the power of media to transform education and improve lives in the developing world.  They seek a Communications Specialist with proven cross-cultural skills and willingness to get passport stamped on a regular basis – apply by Sept. 18.
Fundraising opportunities available with the great folks at the National Building Museum – wow them in the interview process and maybe you’ll get on staff before the fun Mini-Golf and LEGO Architecture exhibits close up shop on Sept. 3:
We’re not usually in the business of flacking posts like this new Human Resources Senior Associate opportunity, but we’ll make an exception for our former colleagues at Burson-Marsteller.

Well start w/ the caveat that this opportunity is more than a month old, but perhaps someone out there would be interested this Atlanta-based Director post with the Home Depot Foundation to be responsible for managing strategies to implement the Foundation’s new focus: addressing the housing rehabilitation needs of veterans.

Virgin Galactic seeks Director of Government Programs to journey with them into the future of space travel and next generation of space development – 5-10 years of relevant work experience in aerospace, engineering, public policy or similar field sought – apply by July 30

We first noted this Political Affairs & Government Relations Manager post with General Motors just eleven days ago  – GM has apparently also added calls for PAC Coordinator and Grassroots Coordinator in the DC office, as well.

New with the Council on Foreign Relations since just last Wednesday, we find Event Assistant and Multimedia Coordinator opportunities.

A national championship probably makes the job of Associate Director, Annual Giving at Loyola University a little more fun – Baltimore, MD – Congrats again, Greyhounds.

Griffin & Co.Account Manager – at least 5 years of agency and/or in-house PR experience, including media relations background, is required.

SmithBucklin and its client, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, are looking for a Director of Publications – 10+ years experience in scientific or medical journal publishing sought.

ATK Systems, makers of fine weaponry and rocket propulsion systems, seeks Senior Government Relations Specialist & PAC Manager – 6+ years work-related experience in PAC administration and political fundraising required.

New with Communications and issues advocacy firm GMMB:
Dept. of JusticeCongressional Assistant – $51k-$67k – job ID: PH-PA-12-702931 – apply by July 27

The Platte Institute, promoting free enterprise, limited government and personal responsibility in the Cornhusker State, seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization in Platte, NE – search managed by Talent Market.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Right on the Nose

Our threshold for early posting of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week is 25 – which is exactly how many we've found.  So here you go.

Catholic UniversityAssistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement (scroll down) – July 23

Corps Network  –  Communications Assistant –1 year term – $35k – July 23

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist/Communications Consultant – $105k-$136k – job ID: 2ME2-TEX0059-1035-14-JC – July 23

Johns Hopkins University/School of Advanced International StudiesAdmin Coordinator – DC-based – strong Spanish and/or Portuguese languages skills preferred – direct link to JHU listingJuly 23

Treasury Dept.Public Affairs Specialist supporting the IG for TARP program – 4105k-$155k – job ID: 12-SIGTAR-081DH – July 23

University of Maryland
Montgomery County GovernmentSenior Legislative Aide (go to search jobs, then use keywords irc9047 or irc9048 for what may be the same position at varying experience levels) – July 24

National Hispana Leadership InstituteCommunications & Online Marketing Manager – fluency in Spanish required – July 24

Prince George’s County Public Schools – Executive Assistant for Social Media – $70k-$119k – Upper Marlboro, MD – July 24

PR SolutionsJunior Account ExecJuly 24 

American UniversityOnline Writer – $55k-$60k – July 25

Georgetown UniversityPro Bono Coordinator, Law School – JD required – July 25 

Open Society InstituteProject Director, Global Health Financing Initiative – New York – July 25

British Embassy
Associated PressAssignment Desk ProducerJuly 26

Arlington County Public SchoolsDirector of Communications (search under admin positions) – $83k-$124k – July 27

Global Campaign for Education, U.S.Communications AssociateJuly 27

Human Rights FirstAdvocacy CouncilJuly 27

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

University of Mary WashingtonCampaign Stewardship & Donor Relations Assistant – part-time – Fredericksburg, Va. – July 27

Woodrow Wilson Center
Nature ConservancyIllinois State Director (scroll to find or use job #40046) –Chicago, IL – July 28

Friday, July 20, 2012

British, Open

As befitting the rain-swept action today at Royal Lytham St. Annes, we have a few jobs with or at least somehow related to our UK friends in Friday's run.  Right, then – let's get to it.

The Woodrow Wilson Center seeks Visual Information Specialist (pdf) to oversee design/production wide variety of print, online, signage and other promotional materials – $74k-$97k – job ID: CK689260TS – apply by July 27

British Embassy
The British American Security Council, focusing on nuclear non-proliferation/disarmament issues, seeks Program Director for the DC office – $65k-$79k – apply by Sept. 5 – DC & London Intern (scroll down) opportunities also available this Fall.

BAE Systems – formerly known as British Aerospace
The Nature Conservancy seeks highly-experienced Director of External Affairs/Communications (scroll to find or use job# 40229) to serve as principal communications strategist for the Conservancy’s US & international policy objectives, and oversee issues management, both proactive and reactive, including crisis preparedness and response as needed – apply by Aug. 13

The Episcopal Church (descendant of the Church of England)
University of Maryland, Baltimore seeks Director of Public Relations for image-defining, brand-building & other communications duties

American University
Laborer’s International Union of North AmericaMedia Outreach Manager – at least three years of experience pitching media, developing media relationships and crafting media materials and messages required.
Pew Charitable Trusts
Discovery Communications
Treasury Dept./Comptroller of the CurrencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $72k-$135k – job ID: DEU-PB-12-085 – apply by Aug. 2

Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc. is seeking a part time Researcher to assist with projects related to fundraising - Tyson's Corner location.

Connecticut Education AssociationPolitical Action Coordinator – Hartford, CT – apply by Aug. 10

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Something Wild

We're shaking things up today.  No slaves to convention are we – as evidenced by this unprecedented not in alphabetical order (yes, you read that right) just-the-jobs Thursday edition.  Crazy, huh?

And. we're sure (well, likely) to add to this set later today, unless we spend too much time watching the British Open and Nats/Mets matinee.

1) Treasury Dept.Public Affairs Specialist supporting the IG for TARP program – 4105k-$155k – job ID: 12-SIGTAR-081DH – apply by July 23

2) Equality Virginia Communications Coordinator – $38k-$42k – Richmond, Va. – apply by July 31

3-8) Georgetown University
9-11) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
12-14) FHI 360
15) Dept. of Commerce/Economic Development AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – two positions available – job ID: EDA-HQ-2012-0024 – apply today, July 19

16-19) Brookings Institution
20) Johns Hopkins UniversityWriter/Editorial Strategist, School of Nursing – $52k-$72k – Baltimore, MD

21) American Institute of CPAsDirector, Media Relations

22-25) Edelman PR
26-27) CACI
28) Physicians for PeaceCommunications Director – apply by July 31

29-30) National Cathedral School
31) Howard County Public School SystemDirector of Public Relations – Ellicott City, MD – apply by Aug. 2

32) Virginia TechCommunications Manager – Blacksburg, Va. – apply by Aug. 6 

33) Saylor FoundationContent Development Associate

12:45 pm update

34) United Nations FoundationIntern, Shot@Life Program – apply today, July 19

35-37) Southern Environmental Law Center
38-43) League of Conservation Voters
44) State Policy NetworkDirector of Operations – search managed by Talent Market

45-46) Association of American Medical Colleges
47) 1105 MediaStaff Writer for Federal Computer Week

- more to come (maybe) -

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

We're Sending You to the Tonga Room. You're Welcome.

Remedy Health MediaSocial Media Manager – minimum 3+ years of social media marketing experience required, with a strong knowledge of ROI-centric earned media programs.

Immigration law specialists Bromberg, Kohler Maya & Maschler seek Legal Assistant for case support, communications & admin duties – excellent verbal and analytical skills are essential; some IT skills and French language aptitude would be a plus.

We have it on good authority that the National Capitol Chapter of the MS Society has Fall 2012 PR/Communications & Graphic Design Intern opportunities available – info to be updated soon with additional categories available, so keep an eye on that link. 

Congressional Management FoundationManager of Fund Development – seeking candidates with at least three years’ experience with non-profit donor research, product development and sales.

Glevum specializes in research in developing countries, where their work is used to support capacity building and sustainability, democratization initiatives, and socio-cultural knowledge for military personnel.  Your place in this puzzle (ingredient in this stew?  measure in this symphony? cog in this machine?) would be Media Communications Specialist.

Capitol Hill
  • Senior NY DemocratPress Secretary
  • Southern ConservativePress Secretary – apply by July 20
  • Energy & Commerce Committee, Democratic StaffStaff Assistant
  • Moderate Senate DemocratPress Secretary
  • Science, Space & Technology Committee, Democratic StaffInterns – 7/30 & early Sept. start dates envisioned
  • House Democratic CaucusInterns – available immediately
  • Moderate California Democrat Intern – late Aug. through mid Dec.
  • Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) – Interns, Fall 2012
  • Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) – Interns – through Fall; Aug. start date
The National Association of Employment Lawyers seeks JD-holding Legislative & Public Policy Director – it’s not explicitly mentioned in the listing, but we suspect you’ll get enjoy a couple of trips to their San Francisco HQ (just blocks from the Tonga Room!) annually. Awesome.

National Association of ManufacturersSenior Coordinator, External Relations – a minimum of four years related experience required; Capitol Hill and/or campaign experience preferable, association experience helpful.

Alliance for Justice
We usually post opportunities with the Pew Charitable Trusts on Fridays, but we don’t want you to wait for these fine listings:
… and, since we last checked in on the Pew Research Center, we see Web Developer and Web Production Coordinator opportunities

Latest posts available with the American Enterprise Institute
Research!America is seeking a Communications Specialist to help raise awareness of medical and health research issues – media relations background and web content management skills required – apply by Aug. 3

Latest since we last visited with the folks Porter Novelli:
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America are in the market for an entrepreneurial Director, Communications & Public Affairs – bonus intel/errata: we see that they were recently recruiting for a new Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs (scroll to bottom), but nobody yet shows up on their staff listings in that post – we’ll bet their annual convention is a lot of fun, too

Hill+Knowlton StrategiesAccount Exec, Technology – New York

Search McLean & Richmond, Va. for Internships this Fall with Octagon Sports Marketing

Global Campaign for Education, U.S.Communications Associate – apply by July 27

  • Social Media Manager – seeking resumes showing 5+ years of experience in social media, media relations or marketing fields, along with solid operational knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google Plus, YouTube and the like
  • Internal Communications Specialist – 8+ years experience in corporate communications required, with a focus on internal/employee engagement
  • Strategic Communications Specialist – experience with Army public affairs policy & regulations preferable – Columbus, GA
Office of Surfacing Mining, Reclamation and EnforcementCongressional Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: OSM-2012-0109 – apply by Aug. 2

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Mystery healthcare-related non-profit seeks Associate Development Director – some communications-related duties also part of the bargain. 

Freshly added since just last week with the Council on Foreign Relations:
Major (but shy) business trade association seeks Executive Assistant support CEO – $55k-$65k – Hill experience a plus

Powell Tate
Export-Import BankVice President, External Relations & Outreach – $123k-$155k – job ID: D040-12-COMM-689006 – apply by Aug. 7

Society for Science
Ocean ConservancySpecial Assistant, Gulf Restoration & Fish Conservation Program – Austin, TX

Monday, July 16, 2012


Heads up! No new post on Tuesday; see you again on Wednesday, July 18

Using the assumption that calendar Summer lasts from the Friday before Memorial Day though Labor Day (101 days, by our count) , we're sorry to report that your summer is 51.48% over as of today.  Get out and have some fun, OK?

And also, you can scroll back or go here for a particularly large run of previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

Democrat-oriented public opinion & strategy firm Lake Research Partners seeks Interns for the remainder of the Summer and the Fall in their DC and Berkley, CA offices – apply by July 25

On the other side of the partisan divide, GOP-focused interactive agency Engage seeks Fall semester Interns in client strategy, digital media/graphic design, & web development – apply by Aug. 15

Edelman PR seeks Sr. Account Executive with at least one year of relevant experience in online or traditional grassroots/advocacy campaigns and/or related experience in: public relations, political campaigns, Hill or state legislative office, or earned media/journalism.

Communications and issues advocacy firm GMMB seeks mid-level (as in 4-7 years relevant experience) Communications Professional to work on an education and awareness campaign in the healthcare field.  We’re told this is a full-benefit temporary post through the end of 2012, with possible permanent status if you’re a pretty terrific hire.

The University of Texas System seeks DC-based Coordinator of Federal Relations for variety of admin/support and research duties – $50k – two years relevant experience required – best of all they don’t need you at your desk until after Labor Day!

The Truman National Security Project begins accepting Fall 2102 Intern applications today.

Ketchum has also just posted a call for Intern help for the Fall.

Center for Science in the Public Interest
We’re fans of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, but we can’t figure out why they would impose such a short application window (posted July 12, apply by July 17) for a high-impact/high-experience post like Chesapeake Blueprint Campaign Director – seeking candidates with minimum ten years experience in developing and implementing regional and national environmental issue campaigns, including specific experience in strategic communications and political advocacy.

On the other side of the coin, you’ve got plenty of time – until Sept. 10, to be exact – to get your application in for this Boston-located Communications Director post with SEIU.  We suggest getting to it sooner than that, though.

Association management firm Smith Bucklin seeks Government Relations Coordinator with 1-2 years experience on Capitol Hill, or with agency/association government relations work.

The Millennium Project is an independent non-profit global participatory futures research think tank of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers – and Interns like you – who work for international organizations, governments, corporations, NGOs, and universities.

ACLU – Fall 2012 Legal Internships – for second/third year law students

British EmbassyInfluence & Communications Officer, Defence Staff – $44k – apply by July 31 – and whatever else you do, don’t spell it “defense”.

Handicap International – see main career page here for more info
George Washington University
Consumer Financial Protection BureauLegislative Assistant – $42k-$102k –  job ID: 12-CFPB-564P – apply today, June 16

Montgomery County GovernmentSenior Legislative Aide (go to search jobs, then use keywords irc9047 or irc9048 for what may be the same position at varying experience levels)  – admin, constituent service, media relations & other communications-related duties noted – apply by July 24

The Virginia Catholic Conference seeks two Associate Director (pdf) hires for public policy related duties, including voter education and grassroots outreach – Richmond, Va. – apply by Aug. 3

Multiple opportunities with the Open Society Institute – New York, except as noted:
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors BureauDirector of Marketing – Madison, WI – more info here – apply by July 30

Your search resource of the day: HealthCare Source job board – largely populated with clinical jobs, but we’ve occasionally been able to use the keywords feature to tease out a few communications & fundraising-related posts.