Monday, October 15, 2012

Big Week

We've got a Big Week planned for you, starting with a super-sized Monday set below, followed by a Tuesday special edition on jobs & internships at public relations & communications firms, and robust runs planned for the rest of the week.  So set aside a little more job search and cover letter prep time and enjoy.  And, if you're so inclined, tell your friends, your colleagues and even your low-grade enemies:  It's a Big Week at DCPA+CJ!

Also, scroll back to Sunday or click here for a healthy serving of previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

The American Legislative Exchange Council seeks Senior Director of Communications and Senior Director of Development to join them at their McPherson Square HQ – searches managed by Talent Market

The Hollings Center for International Dialogue, a non-profit dedicated to fostering dialogue between the U.S. and predominantly Muslim countries, seeks Communications & Admin Coordinator with broad set of communications and computer-related competencies – apply by Oct. 31

New at Greenpeace since our late-September Environmental Special:
Institute for the Study of WarInternships, Spring 2013 (Jan. – May) – variety of disciplines/duties – we suggest not waiting until Jan. 1 application deadline shown

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists seeks Associate Director Federal Government Affairs with experience in health policy, especially in Medicare and Medicaid, Health Resources and Services, and military and Veterans healthcare issues.

Atlantic Media
Kennedy Kreiger InstituteWeb/Digital Content Specialist – Baltimore, MD

Avaya Government Solutions has an opening for a Public Relations Specialist supporting U.S. Navy communications and outreach activities – Secret clearance required – Indian Head, MD location

Charles Koch Institute
Vice President, State & Local Affairs and Director of Sustainability Policy (scroll down for both) with the National Restaurant Association appear to be new since our mid-Sept. check-in.

International Food Policy Research InstituteSenior Research Assistant/Analyst – for candidates with Master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field.

George Washington University
Whirlpool seeks Government Relations Specialist for broad range of advocacy related duties spelled out in a remarkably well-written job description (seriously, someone did a great job w/ this one; gives a great sense of day to day duties, clear and realistic qualifications, and jargon-free).

Government contractor & professional services company Attain seeks Public Affairs Specialist to support the essential work of the Army’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration Division

Living Cities harnesses the collective resources, experience and influence of 22 of the world’s largest philanthropic and financial institutions to improve the lives of low-income people and increase economic opportunity in America’s cities; your place in this constellation would be Strategic Communications and Engagement Associate, located in DC or New York – search managed by Commongood Careers

The American Farm Bureau Federation seeks Executive Director, Communications with a minimum of ten years of relevant communications experience, including strategic planning, budgeting, media relations, advertising, and digital communications; experience with agricultural issues a plus – apply by Nov. 30

U.S Coast GuardPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: 12-2130-HQ-PW-D – apply by Oct. 24

Homeland security-focused and dog-loving management consulting & IT company Arc Aspicio seeks Communications Specialist with at least two years’ experience in technical writing and strategic communications – Annapolis Junction, MD

Latest with the World Wildlife Fund:
Immunity to stress, uncertainty, situational complexity and constantly changing scenarios – at the end, our beloved Nats didn’t display those attributes, but you’ll be expected to live up to that standard as Public Relations Program Manager for your new teammates at Sprint – another really nicely worded description here, by the way.

Dominion EnterprisesCommunications & Public Relations Coordinator – proficiency in AP style with excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills required; experience with Omniture Analytics, Wordpress, Vocus, Pitch Engine, and GoToMeeting preferred.

Laborers International Union of North AmericaOnline/Social Media Activism Manager – at least three years of social media outreach experience or combination of website & social media experience required

Atlantic Council of the U.S.
Wilderness SocietySenior Planned Giving Officer appears to be latest opportunity there.

CDRF Global – tagline: peace & prosperity through science collaboration – seeks Program Manager and Project Manager for nuclear non-proliferation issues 

PBSContent Management Intern – $12/hr – Nov. 2012 to Mar. 2013 

Project on Middle East DemocracyInternships – policy, research, Egypt programs, communications, civil society partnerships – apply by Oct. 26 

Open Society Foundation
Smithsonian Institution
The CFA Institute seeks Communications Project Manager to oversee planning, implementation, and execution of various writing, video, audio, print, presentation, and design projects – Charlottesville, Va.

A mystery national landscape maintenance firm headquartered in Gaithersburg seeks Director/Senior Vice President of Communications – search managed by Chaloner Associates

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCommunications Intern – apply by Oct. 22

College of American Pathologists – searches managed by Association Strategies
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators seeks to hire a Policy Analyst to handle a range of writing/materials development and research-related duties – $55k-$65k – apply by Oct. 31

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists seek an Editorial Assistant for Obstetrics & Gynecology

The Personal Care Products Council seeks an experienced Communications Professional to direct media relations and external communications programs

The National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare seeks Direct Marketing Assistant to help develop materials to scare the living hell out of educate the nation’s seniors and others.

Union of Concerned ScientistsDevelopment Associate – low $40k – Cambridge, MA – apply by Oct. 19

Education WeekInternships

The American ScholarIntern

Your job search resource for today comes courtesy of the Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment group that also curates jobs found at their portfolio organizations.

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