Friday, November 30, 2012


Congrats!  You've almost made it through the grueling five-day work week, or the challenging five-day job-seek week.  Either way, cheers!  Several more viewer-submissions in today's set; keep 'em coming.

The Insured Retirement Institute seeks Communications & Emerging Media Specialist (pdf)with strong writing skills and experience with social media and content management, including proficiency in HTML, Java Script, XML and CSS

We have it on good authority that Hattaway Communications is actively recruiting for:
The Woodrow Wilson Center seeks Digital Marketing & Web Design Specialist (pdf) – $62k-$72k – must have at least two years of specialized experience using and managing CRM systems and designing e-newsletters and websites – social media skills preferred – apply by Dec. 9

The Pew Research Center seeks Research Assistant for the Center for the People & the Press – interest in politics/polling and strong quantitative and statistical skills are required – for best results, apply by Dec. 14

The Glen Echo Group seeks a mid-to-senior level communications professional. Ideal candidate will have prior agency experience and a proven track record in developing and implementing successful media relations campaigns; interest in technology policy is preferred.

The University of Maryland extended the search for Director of External Relations to be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, communications, marketing & PR functions for the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – apply by Dec. 15

American University
Fulfilling work and an up-to-$130k pay-grade await the next Executive Director/CEO of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria – strategic planning, fundraising, staff management, budget development, and community relations background is necessary, as well as experience in animal welfare. 

PBS seeks Admin Coordinator and then another Admin Coordinator

The Association of Children’s Museums seeks Communications Manager to handle a combo of content production/management, media relations & admin responsibilities.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
The National Library of Medicine – self-described as the world’s largest biomedical library – has a set of groupies, acolytes & admirers known as the Friends of the National Library of Medicine – and they’re looking for a new friend in the form of a Development Consultant with at least 5 years of success in health or research-targeted fundraising/sales/marketing.

Latest opportunity w/ the Sierra Club is this Associate Art Director/Web & Graphic Designer post in San Francisco, CA

Are North Florida & historic preservation promotion the kind of things you envision as part of your career arc?  You’ve got until Feb. 15 to answer that question in the form of an application for Executive Director for the Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation – $47k-$52k – Tallahassee, FL

Closer to home (and higher on the prestige scale, we think – sorry Tally!) on the historic preservation executive front is this vacancy for President of the C&O Canal Trust.  We also see Intern info noted.

LIFT addresses poverty/inequality issues and helps individuals find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, public benefits and tax credits, and services like childcare and healthcare. The group seeks Executive Director and Senior Manager, Development Strategy & Operations to help lead and fund these good works.

Passionate about reporting on farm, food and rural policy issues?  You need look no further than this Capitol Hill-focued Reporter posting with Agripulse – apply by Dec. 7

Society for NeuroscienceDirector of Media & Member Communications – 8-10 years of experience leading communications initiatives required – apply by Feb. 15

Fresh opportunities with the Women’s Media Center:
The National Alliance for Mental Illness seeks National Walk Manager with special event fundraising experience; knowledge of TeamRaiser & Convio a plus.

Economic Policy InstituteMedia Relations Specialist

Gabriel Marketing Group, a Reston-based self-described boutique marketing and integrated communications firm serving emerging and mid-size tech companies, seeks Director/Senior Director candidate – work from home flexibility goes in the plus column; frequent forced office fun sounds terrifying.

We hope your weekend is full of fun, preferably voluntary.  Best wishes from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Hattaway Communications - Executive Assistant

Hattaway Communications, a Washington, D.C.–based strategic communications firm, helps visionary leaders and organizations achieve ambitious goals that benefit people and the planet. We work with high-profile clients in politics, government, advocacy, philanthropy and business. We specialize in data-driven strategy and message development, which draws on audience research and media metrics to create communications that achieve meaningful, measurable impact.


We are seeking an Executive Assistant with 3+ years of experience, who is a detail-oriented project manager and problem-solver. Atten­tion to detail is critical, as you will meet the administrative needs of our president and CEO and other select team members, and help manage project logistics and workflow from intake to exit. Hattaway Communications offers an exciting, fast-paced environment that puts a premium on learning, innovation and impact. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow professionally, while making a difference for causes you care about. The Executive Assistant will:

-- Manage the president’s schedule and travel arrangements, for both business and personal matters
-- Lead management of internal systems and support for business development, marketing and relationship management
-- Coordinate scheduling and handle arrangements for a busy roster of internal and external meetings
-- Assist project teams with preparation of presentations and materials, and perform basic research and other tasks
-- Complete special projects, as assigned by the company president, for business and personal needs
-- Manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on tasks in a timely manner
-- Book travel arrangements and provide administrative support to selected team members, as needed
-- Serve as office manager, with responsibility for managing supplies, facilities, etc.

Qualifications include:

-- Expert written and verbal communication skills
-- Strong decision-making ability and commitment to quality, with a dedication to details
-- Experience handling a wide range of administrative and project sup­port tasks, including travel arrangements
-- Excellent organizational skills and interest in administrative processes and challenges
-- An ability to plan ahead, anticipate needs and take initiative
-- Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Google Mail and Calendar, Apple/Mac proficiency

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume to