Monday, November 19, 2012


We kick off the countdown-to-Thanksgiving and a blissful four days off (for us, at least) with previously noted opportunities closing this week:

Consumer Financial Protection BureauOlder Americans Policy Analyst – $72k-$149k – job ID: 13-CFPB-068P – Nov. 19

National Association for Olmstead ParksDirector of Development & MembershipNov. 19

Open Society FoundationsSenior Communications Officer, Public Health Program – New York – Nov. 19

State Department Admin Coordinator – $89k-$115k – job ID: DS-2013-0074 – Nov. 19

Union of Concerned ScientistsSenior Energy Analyst – DC, Cambridge, MA or Chicago, IL – Nov. 19

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
AmtrakSenior Communications Officer (scroll down to search for career opportunity link and then search government affairs & communications functional area) – $71k-$90k – Nov. 20   

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of International Relations – $119k-$165k – job ID: EX-13-04 – Nov. 20

World BankSenior Communications Officer for East & Asia & Pacific Unit – DC-based – Nov. 20

Federal Trade Commission Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: OPA-2013-0002 – Nov. 21

Virginia TechAssistant/Associate Director of Development – Blacksburg, Va. – Nov. 21

Woodrow Wilson CenterCommunications & Social Media Specialist (pdf) – $67k-$81k – Nov. 21

Maryland Public TelevisionAssistant Director, Major Gifts – Owings Mills, MD – apply by Nov. 22 

United Nations FoundationProgram Officer, Universal Access Project/Women & CommunicationNov. 22 

GreenpeaceMedia Officer – DC, New York or San Francisco, CA – Nov. 23

Office of Personnel ManagementLegislative Analyst – $62k-$115k – job ID: 13-001-JLP-DE – Nov. 23

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardDirector of Communications & Education – $119k-$165k – job ID: FRTIB-13-DE-011-769569 – Nov. 25

The New America Foundation is seeking an entry-level, full-time Research Associate who is interested in pursuing a career in public policy, journalism, or related areas – an interest in education policy is a plus.

Experienced, confident writer & editor with demonstrated web and social media skill-set sought for Communications Assistant position at the Columbia, MD outpost of Cultural Vistas, a non-profit promoting international education, cultural & professional exchange opportunities.  DC and New York program & outreach posts also noted.

Superb writing, research, analytical and interpersonal communication skills are deemed musts for Program Associate (pdf) post with FrameWorks, a research and training organization helping to advance the nonprofit sector’s communications capacity.

The National Wildlife Foundation has two-point-four-billion-with-a-b dollars headed their way, of which you’ll be able to peel away a princely $15/hr as Grants Administrator – yeah, those benefits better be generous.  Also available: Director, Freshwater Fish Conservation.

Several new Spring 2013 Intern posts released by the United Nations Foundation – $10/hr – apply by Nov. 25

The perhaps-B1G-Ten-bound University of Maryland seeks Director of External Relations to be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, communications, marketing & PR functions for the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – apply by Nov. 23

George Washington UniversityAssistant Director of Athletic Development – primary focus appears to be identifying & soliciting prospects with giving capacity of up to $25,000 for annual fund.

POLITICO seeks motivated Media Coordinator with at least some professional media/media relations experience on their CV.

We expect to be generously comped at least once for alerting you to this glamorous-sounding Director of Public Relations opportunity with Kimpton Hotels, overseeing PR outreach for their fine DC-area restaurant & bar operations; we know some really sharp folks Kimpton has hired in recent years and they speak highly of the experience there.

Staying on the hotel /hospitality beat – flacking for this Annapolis property is among your responsibilities as an Atlanta-based Director of Public Relations for Loews Hotels.

International Monetary FundSenior External Relations Officer – minimum of ten years of relevant experience in outreach and communications work should be supplemented with specialized knowledge on working with civil society organizations and the ability to effectively communicate economic info – you’ll have to go out to search all jobs to see the Nov. 30 application deadline.

Real Magnet, provider of a solid email mailing program we’ve used in previous employments, seeks Marketing Communications Manager.

The Nature Generation, an environmental non-profit inspiring the next generation of stewards seeks Director of Development with demonstrated experience in development and fundraising in the Greater DC area – $60k salary, 32 hour work-weeks and a closed-for-July bonus all sound great; although a lack of health benefits may deter some of you.* Apply by Dec. 15

Pining for lake-side Southern lifestyle?  We’ve got you covered with this Director of Academic Communications (go to advanced search, use job ID: 11967) opportunity at Clemson University – $46k-$85k – Clemson, SC – apply by Dec. 6.

Newly posted (or perhaps re-posted/updated) since just a few days ago w/ our pals at Burson Marsteller
DCS Corp.Project Manager supporting/promoting student contests and educational outreach efforts and sponsorships at the NASA/Goddard Innovative Partnership Offices – part-time – Baltimore, MD 

Idealist Social Media Intern – $15-$18/hr – New York – missed Nov. 15 and apply today, Nov. 19 deadlines both referenced.

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* ideal job if you’re on spouse’s healthcare plan, we suppose – except that your better half will eventually come to resent your truncated work weeks and fancy-free Julys.

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