Monday, July 2, 2012

Power On

Good morning! We really hope you avoided storm-related mayhem & power outages issues this weekend, and, if not, that your travails end soon.  Let's start with previously noted opportunities closing this week:

American Water Works AssociationGovernment Relations Specialist – mid to high $40k – July 2

British Embassy – Assistant to the Social Secretary – $33k – July 2

Nature Conservancy (use job # or scroll to find)
American Public Health AssociationPublic Affairs Coordinator – $40k-$41k – July 3

United Nations Foundation
Smithsonian Institution
Peace Corps
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Database Management Systems Specialist (scroll down) – Annapolis, MD – July 6
Dept. of the Interior/Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
Office of the Clerk, House of Representatives  – Public Information Specialist – to $53k – July 6
Public Knowledge Vice President, Government AffairsJuly 6
University of VirginiaAssistant Athletics Media Relations Director – $35k-$61k – Charlottesville, Va. – July 6

The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association is seeking a Public Policy Professional – ideal candidate will be familiar with the federal appropriations process and have an interest in health care financing, safety net systems and public health infrastructure needs – Fall 2012 Public Policy Intern post also available. 

Threespot – a brand-enhancement outfit with largely non-profit clientele – seeks Publicist to help expand their brand/influence.   All sounds pretty cool to us.

Scroll down for marketing-related opportunities with possibly world-changing online higher education enablers 2tor:
National Indian Health BoardLegislative Programs Support Associate – 1-2 years professional experience required
The Scholarly Communications Coordinator at Howard University will develop a program to increase awareness of issues pertaining to the scholarly output of the University in the digital environment such as copyright compliance, fair use, authors' rights, deposit responsibilities & privacy, and will develop policies governing deposit of content in the institutional repository and help maintain the scholarly communication website – $43k-$86k

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association represents the heavy/specialized trucking, crane & rigging sector, as well other players who help lift/transport overweight/over-dimensional items.  Seeking Director of Advocacy who can more than carry his/her own weight – apply by July 31.

Economic Opportunity Studies, Inc. provides technical assistance to a national network of over 1,000 organizations that serve low-income communities with housing, energy efficiency, community development, and family services – Coordinator of Operations & Communications

World Bank
U.S. Institute for Peace – also see main HR page here
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of IllinoisPolicy Coordinator (can also search here, using DC location) – apply by July 5 to be safe; posting expiration date noted as July 6, so we don't know exactly when it gets removed.

American Motorcyclist AssociationLegislative Assistant – candidates with 2+ years of government affairs or legislative experience, as well as 1+ year administrative support experience preferred

Institute of International Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation
George Washington UniversityBiographical Coordinator, Alumni Relations – apply today, July 2

Mystery agricultural associationStaff Assistant

Branding pros encouraged to check out Director, Publications & Visual Identity with the Graduate Management Admission Council

Major-yet-anonymous business trade association seeks an experienced and highly capable Executive Assistant with Capitol Hill appointment experience to support the President & CEO – $55k-$65k

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Streaming music performance rights/royalties group Sound Exchange seeks Communications Manager with experience working in music and/or entertainment and technology PR

DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation AdministrationPublic Information Officer – $66k-$93k – apply by July 13

Prince William County Dept. of Public WorksPublic Information Specialist – $42k-$71k – Woodbridge, Va. – apply by July 11

$40-$50k and, we suppose, a free burger every day – that’s what you’ll get as Online Marketing Specialist for Five Guys.  By the way, Five Guy’s online order-and-pickup system works great in our experience.

The Jesuit ConferencePublic Relations & Social Media Coordinator – media research, writing and social media duties predominant

Rhodes & WeinstockSenior Media Relations Manager

And, finally – the folks at Pepco may be a little too busy to look at your resume submitted for this Media Relations Manager post just now, but we’re sure they’ll get back to you if you have the high-level media relations & spokesperson experience they covet.

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