Friday, January 25, 2013

All Right! Hockey's Back!

.... now, will someone please tell the Caps the season has actually started already?  Maybe tonight's the night.

Strategic communications cabal SKDKnickerbocker is seeking a Senior Associate with at least five years of experience at a public affairs firm, trade association, or other public affairs, political or advocacy-related environment; media relations skills a must.

The United States Pharmacopeial Convention seeks highly experienced Vice President of Communications to lord over three direct reports and 16 secondary vassals your Rockville fiefdom.

YWCA USACommunications Intern, Spring 2013 – strong writing skills and facilty w/ social media particularly sought

The Center for Investigative Reporting invites you to join their team in San Francisco, CA as News Engagement Specialist, reporting/producing daily content showcasing CIR’s investigative work.  Deep knowledge of social communities and engagement strategies on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Google+ and other social platforms required.

Lockheed Martin – Secret clearances required
Boeing – Communications Specialist – 10+ years writing/media relations experience required – apply by Feb. 5 

Youth Services America seeks Director of Development & Corporate Partnerships with 5+ years of experience designing and implementing comprehensive fundraising plans that tap national & family foundations, corporations, government agencies and high net worth individuals.  Internships in various speciaties (scroll down) also available.

American University
VISASenior Business Leader, Public Affairs –12-15 years public affairs and media relations experience required, including political communications background and political savvy.

Nonprofit governance group Boardsource seeks Director of Marketing with 5+ years experience in market and customer analysis, marketing strategy, and/or brand management; nonprofit background desirable
Discovery Communications
New opportunities with the International Rescue Committee since our November Humanitarian & Relief Jobs Special  – all based in New York:
And here’s a pair of opportunities with the IRC-affiliated Women’s Refugee Commission:
One CampaignInternships – DC, London or Berlin – apply by Feb. 22

Porter Novelli seeks Summer Interns to support multiple practice area – paid postions

World VisionInternships – DC & Federal Way, WA

How does a Summer of writing/blogging, media relations & SEO work – all from your couch or favorite coffee shop – sound to you?  How does $800/month for a commute-free 20 hour work week grab you?  Those answering great, OK, or oh what the hell why not? can apply for Content Creator Trainee posts with Come Recommended.

Looking to relocate to charming Charleston, SC?  Perhaps this Director of Philanthropy post with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, raising funds for their Drayton Hall property, is your ticket South.

Five years of fundraising experience with expertise in individual and corporate giving earns you consideration for Director, Annual Giving for the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and probably a chance bypass the Gumbo line at the 24th Annual Louisiana Swamp Romp in June.

For your Friday job search resource needs, we note the new (or at least new to us) job board from our friends at National Journal.

1 comment:

Gordon said...


POSTED: 1/16/2013

LOCATION: Washington, DC

SALARY: Unpaid (for college credit)

YWCA USA, the national headquarters office of the YWCA, has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Intern for the spring of 2013. Established in 1858, the YWCA is the oldest and largest women’s organization dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women. In the U.S., the YWCA serves over 2 million women, girls and their families each year. Globally, the YWCA USA is a member of the World YWCA, which has affiliates in 122 countries that serve 25 million women and girls worldwide. For more information, please visit


The YWCA USA currently has an internship opportunity available to those with an interest in the Communications, Public Relations and Online Engagement aspects of nonprofit management. This is a great opportunity for someone who is studying public relations, mass communications, journalism, and/or marketing, or has recently graduated with a degree in one of these fields, and is looking for real work experience. This is an unpaid internship. College credit can be arranged.

Interns must commit to a minimum of 10 consecutive weeks, and a minimum of 12 hours per week, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


-- Assist the Department of Communications with external communications, online engagement projects and press outreach.
-- Assist with communications around YWCA’s 2013 Annual Conference, advocacy initiatives, fundraising and promotion of local associations.
-- Research and provide content for social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.).
-- Draft, edit and proofread communications documents and outputs (blog posts, social media messages, media advisories and newsletters).
-- Assist in tracking media and social media coverage of YWCA and in circulating, posting and leveraging media coverage across platforms.
-- Research and assist in the implementation of media outreach and partnership campaigns.
-- Perform other duties as assigned.


-- Very strong writing and editing skills, and attention to detail.
-- An open mind and willingness to learn.
-- Ability to learn programs and processes quickly and to deliver results under tight deadlines.
-- Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable working with the public, the media and others.
-- Understanding and interest in bloggers, broadcast, cable, print and radio media.
-- Knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, blogs) and Microsoft Office programs.
-- Understanding of Facebook and Twitter as it relates to non-profit outreach.
-- A sincere interest in the YWCA’s mission of Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women.


YWCA USA is located at 2025 M St., NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20036. Our office is located four blocks from Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line.


For consideration, please apply via e-mail to Please put “Communications Intern” in the Subject line and your cover letter (including the days/hours you are available to work) in the body of your e-mail. Please attach your resume in a Word (.doc) or PDF (.pdf) file attachment, as well as 1 – 2 writing samples. No telephone calls, please, and no third-parties.