Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Socialize, Integrate, Synchronize and Vet

Welcome to September!  Scroll back to Monday or click here for previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Electronic Payments Association – advocate & acolyte to the payment processing profession – seeks experienced Director of Communications hire.

Program Assistant, Homeland Security & Public Safety Division is new with the National Governors Association since we last checked in.

National Education Association
Cadmus GroupResearch Analyst/Communications Specialist – familiarity with environmental issues, energy efficiency, or social marketing strongly preferred; experience working with graphic designers a plus.

You’ll help your U.S. Army clients identify overarching public affairs priorities and to develop, socialize, integrate, synchronize, and vet overarching communication engagement strategies for those priorities as Senior Communications Specialist for government contractor Engility.  A top secret clearance is required, as well as an up-to-date buzzword-to-English dictionary, we suppose.

Collaborative Communications Group claims to be always seeking creative and accomplished writers, editors and content-area specialists with expertise in education and community engagement to join their cadre as a Consultant.

Support College Summit in their work with schools, school districts and colleges to raise college enrollment rates in lower income communities through these fundraising opportunities:
A serene stretch of Georgetown could be your new work-day destination as Communications Director for the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing.  Lovely.

Baltimore-based opportunities with the PR/digital & social strategists at IMRE:
The Drug Policy Alliance has a part-time posting for and Admin Associate in the DC office, as well as a Deputy Director, External Affairs vacancy in New York; Gumbs + Partners leads search for the latter position

Griffin & CompanyAccount Manager

Various mystery employers – searches managed by McKinley Marketing Partners
Kensington, MD-based Allhealth Public Relations seeks part-time Communications Assistant at $10/hr pay grade.

George Washington UniversityExecutive Director, Medical Center Development – medical school/hospital fundraising experience preferred

Alexandria Renew Enterprises (or AlexRenew) is the new, too-fancy-by-a-half name for the City of Alexandria Sanitation Authority.   We’re skeptical that this new branding makes your job easier as Director of Communications, but wish you the best, nonetheless.

Staying on the Northern Virginia water utility beat: Loudoun Water seeks Communications Specialist – Spanish language skills preferred

Here’s a new (vintage 8/30) Senior Vice President, Communications & Government Affairs opportunity with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting – $145k-$160k annual compensation noted here (scroll down)

Dept. of Commerce/Minority Business Development Agency
Public Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: MBDA-OND-2012-0015 – apply by Sept. 14

World LearningDirector of Communications (scroll down) – organization works to empower people and strengthen institutions worldwide through education/study abroad, exchange, and development programs.

New since mid-August with Edelman PR:
George Mason University
Virginia Dept. of HealthPublic Relations Coordinator (search postion # BT081) – $40k-$73k – Prince William County location – apply by Sept. 14

Wooly Mammoth Theatre CompanyFoundation & Corporate Relations Manager – responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of existing and new corporate, foundation, and government prospects to support the theatre through Season 33 and beyond.

Your job search tool of the day is the job board from the Communications Network, a non-profit promoting effective philanthropic & foundation communications practices.

Happy 90th, A.F.B.!

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Public Campaign Action Fund - Online Organizer

Public Campaign Action Fund , a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving elections and holding politicians accountable, is hiring an Online Organizer.

We’re looking for an ambitious Online Organizer that can drive a money-in-politics message into the political debate online, engage new audiences, and grow our base of supporters through the election and beyond.

The bottom-line is this: Want a 9-to-5 job? Don’t apply. But if you’re an ambitious, driven professional with a million ideas, even if some of them are crazy, and want to work somewhere that was viewed as a plus, keep reading.

Since 1997, Public Campaign Action Fund (PCAF) has been a leading national advocate for far-reaching change in the way elections are financed, and has led national and state issue campaigns to pass comprehensive campaign finance legislation. It is the premier national campaign reform group holding elected officials accountable year-round, including during elections, on where they get their money and what they do in exchange.


We are looking for an Online Organizer who will develop and implement a strategy for online communications and organizing related to our accountability work. Position will be responsible for all aspects of social media and online organizing program to build and activate the base of supporters. Online Organizer will be flexible in tackling work projects and campaigns. Specifically, we are looking for a skill set or demonstrated ability to learn how to accomplish much of the following:
• Identify opportunities and to support allied organizations' research and communication needs in connecting their policy and issue campaigns to the role of big money in politics, including rapid response campaigns.
• Develop and send online communications that highlight the core message of PCAF and take advantage of key political moments.
• Create, implement, and evaluate online activism opportunities that will build a pipeline of activists to hold pro-special interest elected officials accountable.
• Help design and launch accountability efforts with state organizations regarding key congressional targets.
• Participate in the development, conceptualization, and implementation of campaigns to highlight the impact of money-in-politics.
• Utilize data analytics to advise digital strategy across campaigns.


The ideal candidates will meet all of the following criteria:
• At least three years of experience developing, executing, and analyzing online campaigns in a non-profit or electoral environment;
• An understanding of the progressive nonprofit community as well as knowledge of best practices in online organizing, from email writing to landing pages, testing, and data analysis;
• Strong writing, communication, relationship, and technical skills (i.e., website development and familiarity with content management systems and constituency management systems like Convio or Salsa Labs);
• Commitment to social and economic justice.

In addition, candidates for this position should have some or all of the specific experience(s) listed below:
• Familiarity and experience with an expansive toolbox of strategies to move targets and/or messages to voters, including some of the following: earned media, online activism, direct action, etc.
• Experience conceptualizing and running online campaigns, including petitions, fundraising, blog outreach, social media sites, and using online metrics and analytics.
• Experience w/ photo, video or design software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, or Premiere.

A generous benefits package is offered. Position is full-time and based in DC.

APPLY - Please submit a resume and cover letter at grossmansolutions.com.

PCAF is an equal opportunity employer, & encourages people of color, ethnic minorities, women & individuals from the LBGT community to apply.