Friday, August 31, 2012

Quite the Week, We Had

Crazy week for us: office move, new client, dog-sitting very energetic 10-month-old lab/hound, besieged by computer gremlins, fretting about Nats, etc.  We'd go into more detail, but we're exhausted just thinking about it.

1001-02) American University
1003) Armed Forces FoundationDirector of Public Affairs

1004) Arnold & PorterMarketing Communications Coordinator

1005-06) British Embassy
1007) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Center for Healthcare Reform

1008) Business Leaders for ObamaSocial Media Intern

1009) Center for Clean Air PolicyMeeting Planning & Communications Intern

1010) City of Hampton, Va.Public Communications Coordinator – $50k-$81k – apply by Sept. 6

1011) EcoEnergyFinanceSocial Media/PR Fellow

1012) Federation for American Immigration ReformWeb Intern

1013) Fission StrategyNew Media Intern

1015-15) Georgetown University
1016) Good Jobs Better BaltimoreCommunications Coordinator – project/term-limited position – Baltimore, MD

1017) Mystery Maryland environmental nonprofitMultimedia Archivist – six month term – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits
1018-22) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
1023-25) Pew Charitable Trusts
1026-28) REP Interactive
1029) Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDigital Marketing & Analytics Director – Princeton, NJ – apply by Sept. 26

1030) Sierra ClubSenior Campaign Representative, Presidential Lands Legacy Campaign

1031) Smithsonian Institution/Latino CenterStaff Assistant – $34k-$54k – job ID: 12R-JL-298083-DEU-SLC – fluency in Spanish required – apply by Sept. 4

1032) Teach for AmericaDirector, Regional Communications – DC, Boston, New York or Chicago preferred

1033) United Nations Development ProgrammeDeputy Director, Washington Office – apply by Sept. 16

1034-35) University of Southern California – DC-based
1036) U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumSocial Media Community Coordinator – $51k-$63k – job ID: DON-3633-2012-0006 – apply today, Aug. 31

1037) ZipcarMarketing Coordinator

Best wishes for a refreshing, recharging holiday weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource. We'll probably post jobs closing next week on Monday, and be back to normal-ish operations on Tuesday.  Be safe & be great!

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

One Thousand, Times Two

Thursday update: well, the next 1,000 is off to a bad start – no new post today; see you again Friday.

Pop the champagne (or at least pour a draft) to celebrate the 1,000th post to DC Public Affairs + Communications Jobs, as well as our hitting 1,000 jobs & internships mark in this year's round of just-the-jobs August programming.  Thanks for being here, and continued happy hunting from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource!

954-956) African Wildlife Federation
957) Alliance for Justice2013 Summer Associate, Judicial Selection Project – for current law students – apply by Feb. 18

958-960) American Urological Association – scroll down to find – Linthicum, MD
961) APTA/Foundation for Physical TherapyAssociate Director, Annual Giving & Special Events

962-963) Capitol Hill
964) Carnegie Council for Ethics in International AffairsAdmin Assistant – New York

965) Center for Climate & Energy SolutionsInternships

966) Duke UniversitySenior Public Relations Specialist, Business School (search req ID 47691BR) – Durham, NC

967) Dumbarton House/MuseumDevelopment & Communications Manager

968) Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS FoundationSenior Media Relations Manager

969) Environmental Defense FundIntern, Strategic Communications/Partnerships – supporting Mississippi River Delta Restoration project

970) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$136k – job ID: HHS-FDA-DE-12-733798 – apply by Sept. 11

971) HPSenior Manager, Political Programs & PAC

972) Institute of Food TechnologiesDevelopment Coordinator

973-978) Johns Hopkins University
979) National Building MuseumCorporate & Association Relations Manager – $40k-$45k – apply by Aug. 31

980) National Roofing Contractors AssociationManager of Federal Affairs

981) Naval Reserve ForcePublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$106k – job ID: EA21035 -13- 732520MJ416292-D – Norfolk, Va. – apply by Sept. 2

982) New America FoundationOperations Manager for their Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget affiliate

983) New Profit Inc.Chief Communications Officer – nonprofit venture philanthropy fund – Cambridge, MA – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

984) Northrop GrummanPublic Relations Representative (search req ID 12013277)

985) Office of National Drug Control PolicySenior Policy Analyst – $89k-$136k – job ID: ONDCP-12-07-LJ-DE – apply by Sept. 13

986) Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaCorporate Development Professional

987) Partnership for Working FamiliesResearch Assistant

988) PBSCorporate Communications Coordinator

989-991) Planned Parenthood Federation of America – searches managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group
992) Property Casualty Insurers Association of AmericaSenior Director, Federal & International Public Affairs

993) Reston InterfaithPublic Relations & Marketing Specialist (pdf)

994) SAICPublic Affairs Specialist – supporting the Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program

995) Third WayExecutive Assistant to Programs

996-998) U.S. Chamber of Commerce
999) Waggener EdstromAccount Manager, Healthcare – Boston, MA

1000) .... and, for our four-figure-finale, we'll go with this Director of Communications post with a mystery Hill-based beverage association – could be these folks; our guess is based on location and the "bi" in the email address.  In any event, we're already thinking about happy hour.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Crystal Days

We're channeling Echo & the Bunnymen today as we reflect back on several pleasant years at our Crystal City workplace; a move to downtown DC is in the offing tomorrow.  We'll miss the super-easy commute and low-key vibe back along Crystal Drive, as well as the Tuesday afternoon farmer's market outside the door.  A return to the District will offer up some better lunch and happy hour options, but we loved our time in Crystal City.

916) AARPLegislative Fellow

917) Alliance to Save EnergyWeb Intern – apply by Aug. 29

918-922) Alzheimer’s Association
923) American Enterprise InstituteRegional Manager, Development – location flexible/TBD – search managed by Talent Market

924) American Heart AssociationSpecial Events Administrator – Glen Allen, Va.

925-926) Aspen Institute
927) CGILegislative & Program Affairs Specialist

928-929) Children’s Hospital Association
930) Forbes TateLobbying Intern – paid position

931-933) Human Rights Campaign
934) Live 58PR/Social Media Intern – faith-based organization – location flexible

935) Morgan, Lewis & BockiusEvents Planner
936) Mystery employerVice President, Government Relations (search DC location) – search managed by Genesis Global Recruiting

937) Mystery employer, Chevy Chase locationAffiliate Marketing Copywriter – freelance project – search managed by Creative Circle

938-940) Mystery fast-growing public affairs, integrated and strategic communications firm – searches managed by Bloom, Gross & Associates
941) National Association for Home Care and HospiceDirector of Policy for their National Council on Medicaid Home Care affiliate

942-943) Notre Dame of Maryland University – Baltimore, MD
944-946) PATH
947) Rockefeller FoundationSenior Speechwriter – New York – search managed by Machlowitz Consultants

948-951) Russ Reid
952) Society for Human Resource ManagementSenior Member Advocacy Specialist

953) Southern California Association of GovernmentsManager of Legislation – $95k-$148k – Los Angeles, CA – apply by Sept. 7

Monday, August 27, 2012


Just-the-jobs August programming enters its final week.  Scroll back to Sunday or click here for previously noted opportunities closing this week.

864) American Petroleum InstituteSenior Writer/Communications Advisor (scroll down)

865) Association of Public Health LaboratoriesCorporate Relations Manager – high $70k to low $80k

866-867) Atlantic Media
868) BoeingCommunications Manager, Global Markets – Seattle, WA – apply by Sept. 6

869) BPDirector of Government & Public Affairs, Rocky Mountain Region (search communications & external relations category or req ID 36606BR) – Denver, CO – apply today, Aug. 27

870) British American Security Information CouncilProgram Director, Washington Office – $65k-$79k – apply by Sept. 5

871) Burson- MarstellerAnimation Designer w/ their Proof Integrated Communications affiliate

872) CBS InteractivePublic Relations Manager for their interactive sports board properties – New York or Fort Lauderdale, FL

873) Center for Science in the Public InterestResearch Associate, Executive Office

874-875) CNN (search DC location or use req ID):
876) Colon Cancer AllianceCommunications Associate – part-time – $10/hr – apply by Sept. 4

877) Committee for Economic DevelopmentDeputy Communications Manager

878) Council on Foreign RelationsResearch Associate, U.S. Foreign Policy

879) DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management AgencyChief of Staff – $98k-$107k – apply by Sept. 5

880) George Mason UniversityDirector of Development, College of Education & Human Development

881) Heinz Center for Science, Economics & the EnvironmentDirector of Communications

882) IAP Worldwide ServicesCommunications/Outreach Specialist (search keyword communications or req ID 14320BR) – job will be based at offices of NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service

883) International Monetary FundStaff Assistants (search DC location or use job #1200092) – particularly interested in candidates  w/ native-level language skills in Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish – apply by Sept. 30

884-885) Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
886-887) Ketchum – new since just a week ago:
888) McfaddenCommunications Outreach Specialist

889) Merritt GroupAccount Exec

890) Mystery government contractorSocial Media Director – search managed by DC Smart Staff – we assume this Social Media Assistant post is closely related.

891) National Institutes of HealthPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: NIH-NCCAM-DE-12-715978 – apply today, Aug. 27

892) National Psoriasis FoundationDirector of Government Relations & Advocacy

893-894) Nonprofit group involved with fiscal/economic issues – searches managed by the Center for Shared Services
895-897) Ocean Conservancy
898) Primescape SolutionsSocial Media Specialist (go to career opportunities)
899) Rachel’s NetworkSenior Communications Advisor – women’s environmental leadership group

900) South Carolina EqualityExecutive Director – Columbia, SC – apply by Sept. 17

901) State Dept.Alumni Regional Coordinator, Near East – $51k-$81k – job ID: ECA-2012-0090 – DC-based – apply by Sept. 7

902) Taxpayers for Common SenseWebmaster/Communications Associate

903) TMGArt Director

904-906) United Nations Foundation
907) University of VirginiaExecutive Assistant to the President for State Government Relations – $110k-$170k – Charlottesville, Va.

908) Urban Land InstituteOnline Editor for Urban Land magazine 

909) U.S. Chamber of CommerceCoordinator, Business Development

910) United States Pharmacopeial ConventionPublic Relations Manager

911) The Washington CenterManager, Alumni & Annual Giving

912-913) Washington Humane Society
914) Virginia Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist (search position # 00472) – $40k-$84k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Sept. 10

915) Wiley Rein LLPProject Assistant for International Trade

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Again, an Early Start on the Closing-this-Week Jobs

Another good-sized batch of opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  More fresh jobs coming Monday.

Census Bureau – Assistant Director for Communications – $119k-$179k – job ID: SES-2012-0016 – Aug. 27

Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Graphic Designer – Aug. 27

City of Norfolk, Va. – Library Website & Social Media Information Specialist – $39k-$62k – Aug. 27

The Horizon Foundation – Director of Communications – Columbia, MD – Aug. 27

Inter-American Development Bank  Communications Specialist ( search HQ/DC location or use job # 1200000787) – Spanish language skills required; French or Portuguese would be an asset – Aug. 27

National Science Foundation – Supervisory Legislative Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: LPA-2012-0005 – Aug. 27

Natural Resources Conservation Service – Legislative Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: 24HQ-2012-0030 – Aug. 27

State Department – Public Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: DS-2012-0438 – Aug. 27

World Bank – Online Communications Officer – Arabic language skills required – Aug. 27

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
University of Maryland
Selective Service SystemPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: AN720040 – Aug. 28

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsExecutive Producer, TV – $105k-$136k – job ID: NC-12-9177 – position open to non-U.S. citizens only – fluency is Farsi a must – Aug. 29

Cato Institute – these appear new since late June
University of Virginia – Assistant Director for Athletic Public Relations – $55k-$90k – Charlottesville, Va. – Aug. 30

California League of Conservation Voters – Development Manager – Oakland, CA – Aug. 31

Campaign for America’s FutureManager of Online Campaigns & MarketingAug. 31

Greenpeace – Direct Marketing Production Coordinator – Aug. 31

Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies – Project Coordinator supporting the Health Policy Institute – Aug. 31

League of Conservation Voters – Senior Vice President of Development – Aug. 31

Migration Policy Institute – Communications Coordinator – Aug. 31

Nonprofit Roundtable – Communications & Outreach Coordinator – Aug. 31

Portland Cement Association – Government Relations Director – DC-based – Aug. 31

Virginia Dept. of Alcohol Beverage Control – Public Relations Specialist (scroll to find) – part-time – $20k-$25k – Richmond, Va. – Aug. 31

Washington Conservation Voters – Online Campaigns Manager – Seattle, WA – Aug. 31

Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control – Operations Manager – part-time – DC-based – Aug. 31

American University – Admin Assistant, Global Health Research – part-time – $13/hr – Sept. 2

Smithsonian Institution – Planned Giving Officer (pdf) – Sept. 2

Friday, August 24, 2012

Your Homework Tasted Great, Dog Reports

It's one of those computer-gremlin / dog-swallowed-book-report kinds of Fridays for DCPA+CJ; prepare for minor significant delays here this morning (and probably on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge this afternoon).  And, as long as we're speaking of crossing over to DelMarVa, scroll to the bottom for a job to the Summer going year round.


noon-time update: evil spirits have been banished from network, revealing Friday's catch below.

828) AARPSenior Strategic Policy Advisor, Consumer & State Affairs

829-831) Alley Cat Allies
832-835) American University
836) Atlantic Council of the U.S.Research Assistant to President & CEO

837) Booz Allen HamiltonJunior Social Media Intelligence Strategist

839) Campaign for America’s FutureManager of Online Campaigns & Marketing – apply by Aug. 31

840-842) Carnegie Museums – Pittsburgh, PA – see also main career page
843) C-SPAN – Internships: Spring 2013 and Summer 2013

844) Deloitte ConsultingCongressional Communications Consultant

845-846) Hanover Research
847) International Justice MissionDirector of Global Public Relations

848) Meridian International CenterCommunications Manager

849-850) Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
851-852) National 4-H Council
853) National Building Museum – Online Marketing & Communications Associate

854) National Investment Company Service AssociationDirector of Social Media & Marketing (scroll down) – search managed by Association Management Group

855-856) National Society of Collegiate Scholars
857) Pension Benefit Guaranty CorporationPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$97k – job ID: CPAD-2012-0014 – apply by Sept. 5

858) Polaris Project Media Relations Specialist

859) Sandy Spring BankPublic Relations Specialist – Columbia, MD

860) Selective Service SystemPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: AN720040 – apply by Aug. 28

861) Sierra ClubOperations Coordinator, Public Advocacy & Partnerships

862) Special Olympics MarylandPresident & CEO – Baltimore, MD – apply by Sept. 7

863) and finally … as August starts to wind down [cue up Don Henley], consider extending your time at the beach as Public Affairs Specialist (pdf) for the Ocean City (MD) Police Dept. – $37k – apply by Sept. 14 – application form here

We hope your weekend un-spools more easily than our Friday morning experience.  For us, a couple of wins for the Nats and a good showing for the locals in the R.G. III vs. A. Luck tilt would help offset the a.m. hassles, along with a Hopulent Nitro or two.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Your New Boss: J.T. III

796) AAA Mid AtlanticSenior Copywriter – $54k-$81k – Wilmington, DE

797) Albright Stonebridge GroupIntern

798) American Fuel & Petrochemical ManufacturersSenior Director of Communications

799) Americans for the ArtsInternships – DC & New York

800) American Wind Energy AssociationWeb Design Coordinator

801) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationSenior Communications Officer (search DC location or req ID 3470BR)

801-802) Brookings Institution
803-807) Georgetown University
808-809) Innovations for Poverty Action
810) Leading financial services firmSenior Vice President, Government Relations & Compliance

811) March of Dimes FoundationManager, Marketing & Social Media – White Plains, NY

812-813) MediaForce PR – DoD experience sought for these temporary-through-April 2013 opportunities:
814) Melanoma Research AllianceDevelopment Manager – $35k

815) National Academies (of Science/Engineering & Institute of Medicine) – Web Content Coordinator

816) National Association of ManufacturersDirector, Energy & Resources

817) National Military Family AssociationDeputy Director, Communications/Marketing

818-821) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or search by job #)
822) Overseas Private Investment Corp.Congressional Liaison – $62k-$97k – job ID: OPIC-OEA-2012-0006 apply by Sept. 7

823) United WayIntern, Student Initiatives – apply by Sept. 20

824) Virginia TechDirector of Development, University Libraries – Blacksburg, Va. – apply by Sept. 17

825-827) Zeno Group – New York – see also main career page here

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


751-752) ACLU
753) American Red Cross – multiple development/fundraising positions available – search NHQ business unit and development/fundraising area of interest

754) Arthritis FoundationPublic Health Information Coordinator

755) American Physical Therapy Association/FoundationAssociate Director, Annual Giving & Special Events

756-757) APCO Worldwide (search Americas region or scroll to find)
758) Baltimore Community FoundationCommunications Officer – Baltimore, MD

759-764) Capitol Hill
765) Conservation InternationalMedia Coordinator

766) CQ/Roll CallEditorial Director & Senior Vice President

767) Dialysis Patient CitizensPolicy/Advocacy Intern

768) Father Martin’s AshleyMarketing & Communications Coordinator – drug/alcohol treatment center – Havre de Grace, MD

769) Institute for Humane StudiesSenior Director of Marketing – search managed by Talent Market

770-773) National Geographic Society (scroll to find or use job ID)
774) Millennium Water AllianceIntern, Policy & Program Assistance

775) NemoursCorporate Advocacy Intern, Children’s Outcomes Project

776) one of the world's most prestigious big businessesExecutive Assistant to VP Govt. Affairs – to $65k – search managed by TRAK Services

777) OWN: Oprah Winfrey NetworkAdmin Assistant, Public Relations – Los Angeles, CA

778) The Phillips CollectionEngagement Officer – development/fundraising position

779) Proteus FundManaging Communications Director for Money in Politics Communications Collaborative

781-782) Public Citizen
783) Robert Wood Johnson FoundationDirector, Media Relations – Princeton, NJ – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group – apply by Oct. 10

 784-787) Smithsonian Institution – note: slightly different deadlines noted here
788) Theodore Roosevelt Conservation PartnershipGovernment Relations Intern

789) UBS – Political Affairs Manager

790) University of VirginiaMajor Gifts Officer, University Library – Charlottesville, Va.

791) U.S. Dream AcademyAssociate Director of Development (scroll to find; loads slowly) – $53k-$60k – Columbia, MD

792-794) U.S. News & World Report
795) World Food Program USA  – Development Intern

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Foreigner: Hard Act to Follow?

See item 730-732, and/or check this out if the headline intrigues you.  As for us, we're holding out for the return of Lou Gramm, who is currently delighting the French.  More than you ever wanted to know, we're sure.

712) Aircraft Owners & Pilots AssociationDirector of Media Relations – Frederick, MD – see main careers page here

713) American Red CrossIntern, International Communications

714-715) American Society of Interior Designers
716) American UniversityAssistant Athletic Communications Director

717) Association of Clinical Research ProfessionalsMarketing & Communications Administrator – $40k-$50k

718-720) Barbaricum
721-724) Children’s National Medical Center
725) Defense DepartmentPublic Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: OSD-12-724960 – apply by Sept. 7

726) EADS Manager, Corporate Communications

727) Ernst & YoungPublic Relations Senior Associate (search DC location or job #  WAS000B1) – DC or Cleveland, OH

728) Environmental Advocates of New YorkPolicy Director – Albany, NY

729) George Mason UniversityPublic Relations and Marketing Specialist/Information & Facilities Coordinator – $32k-$35k – Fairfax campus – starting Nov. 2012 – apply by Sept. 17

730-732) Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
733) Loyola UniversityAssociate Director of Alumni Relations – Baltimore, MD

734) Marymount UniversityVice President for Development & Alumni Relations (pdf) – search managed by R.H. Perry – apply by Sept. 17

735) National Association of County & City Health OfficialsCommunications Specialist, Preparedness – $50k-$53k

736) National League of CitiesSenior Associate, Outreach

737) National Student ClearinghouseCorporate Communications Intern (go to new applicants/click here to apply) – paid position

738-739) New America Foundation – general Intern info here
740) PBS – recently posted Internships in communications, government relations, fundraising and more

741) Potomac Communications GroupCoordinator

742) Radford UniversityAssistant Director, Athletic Communications – Radford, Va.

743) St. Mary’s HospitalMarketing & PR Writer – Leonardtown, MD

744) 2tor (as in tutor)Vice President, Communications (scroll down to marketing section) – more marketing jobs/internships available with this online education outfit

745-747) University of Maryland
748) Virginia Dept. of Alcohol Beverage ControlPublic Relations Specialist (scroll to find) – part-time – $20k-$25k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Aug. 31 – Northern Virginia part-time retail posts also noted @ $12/hr

749) Virginia Dept. of HealthPublic Relations Coordinator (search position # BT081) – $40k-$73k – Fairfax location – apply by Sept. 14

750) Virginia Dept. of Motor VehiclesCommunications Consultant (search position # 01725) – Richmond, Va.