Friday, July 6, 2012

Speaking of Hot

Scorching temps won't keep DCPA+CJ from bringing you super-great jobs & internships with terrific organizations.  Hope you're cool and comfortable wherever the day finds you.

The Eurasia Foundation seeks Communications & Development Intern for graphic design, writing, copyediting and administrative support as well as assistance with events – familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign, or other publishing/layout software required – as is a one-year commitment for this paid position.

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization, seeks Vice President of Public Policy to head up research, policy development and advocacy efforts.  Minimum of six years legislative work required; Hill experience and law degree are strongly preferred.  You can also support RAINN’s essential work by using their online portal/app to major online retailers.

N. Chapman Associates Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in food policy and health communication, has an excellent opportunity for a motivated PR/communications professional as a full-time Communications Associate.  Your CV should include evidence of excellent writing & research skills, experience w/ promotional activities and ability to engage audiences through social media

Speaking of hot, how about some opportunities with your streaking & sweeping Washington Nationals:
Fannie MaeMedia Relations Specialist (search job # 32834 or use keyword media relations) – duties involve work on Fannie Mae's implementation of certain programs under the Treasury Department’s Making Home Affordable initiative.

American University
Discovery CommunicationsProject Coordinator, Digital Media/Video Syndication – your tech skills should include some video editing experience, preferably with Final Cut Studio

Gawker MediaEvent Assistant – part-time – New York

Pew Charitable Trusts
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington is seeking a Communications Director to develop a strategic communications and marketing strategy that supports and enhances their mission and goals to help the poor and expand their impact within the diocese.

Biotechnology Industry OrganizationManager, Federal Government Relations – Capitol Hill and health policy background sought, as well as experience with biopharmaceutical issues.

Qivliq derives its name from the Iñupiat word for reflection – Communications Director – minimum of 10 years of strategic marketing and communications and employee communications experience required, ideally including time with a large organization.

Can a bar of soap save a life?  SoapBox Soap’s answer is, not surprisingly, an emphatic yes! – Communications Associate (unpaid, part-time)

UVa./Virginia Foundation for the HumanitiesAssociate Producer for BackStory with the American History Guys – $32k-$56k – Charlottesville, Va.

Today’s Honolulu forecast: mostly sunny, mid-80sConservation InternationalFisheries Collaboration Manager, Hawaii Fish Trust – sadly, for most of you, previous experience working with Hawaii marine resource laws and regulations appears to be a prerequisite.

For you plan-way-ahead types, the American Public Transportation Association wants you to know that they will start recruiting for a Policy Analyst hire in late October 2012 in hopes of filling the post by January.

The Organization for International Investment, effective advocate for U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies, seeks Communications Director – background in global business policy issues would be a plus.

PhilipsThought Leadership Communications Director – establishes and manages a North American thought leadership communications program that strategically aligns with Philips brand and business values, and supports the company's unique position on health and well-being.  You could do that!

Say it fast enough, and maybe Mom will confuse your news of snagging a freelance Writer/Contributor post with the Weed Street Journal with employment at a slightly better known outlet with a similar name.   Of course, the lie eventually falls apart, unless you can convince the folks that you're writing under the pseudonym of Holman Jenkins or Kimberly Strassel.

Best wishes for a nice weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. Stay cool, stay thirsty, be safe, go Nats!

1 comment:

Gordon said...

SKDKnickerbocker - Interns, Fall 2012

SKDKnickerbocker, a leading Democratic strategic communications firm, is seeking interns to join its team in Washington, D.C. for the fall semester. Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in Democratic politics, media, advertising, social media, or other related fields. Ideal candidates will have full-time availability, strong writing and research skills, an understanding of the media, and the ability to handle multiple projects at once.

This employer is an equal opportunity employer with a strong dedication to diversity.

Internships are paid positions. Interested applicants should send their resume, August-December availability and writing sample to