Wednesday, January 16, 2013

OK, We're Back

Knocked off schedule by weekend events, and back w/ just-the-jobs programming the rest of the week.  A lot of direct-to-us submissions in today's abbreviated set.  Got a job/internship in the public affairs, legislative, communications, fundraising or something close to that?  Send it to us.

1) Center for Strategic & Budgetary AssessmentsInterns, Summer 2013 – apply by Mar. 1

2-3) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History – contract positions running February through July
  • Writer – Anthropology-related content – apply by Jan. 25
  • Writer – Geology-related content – apply by Jan. 25
4) The Cyphers AgencyAccount Exec – Annapolis, MD

5) Environmental Industries AssociationDirector/VP of Membership, Marketing & Business Development

6) Spitfire StrategiesVice President – San Francisco, CA

7) Environmental Advocates of New YorkClean Air & Energy Program Director – Albany , NY – apply by Jan. 28

8) MWH GlobalLegislative Assistant (search req ID 4134BR or job category consulting)

9) ShellSenior Federal Affairs Advisor (search Americas/US location – then Corporate Affairs specialization group and specialization; yes, we know it sounds goofy, but stick with it) – apply by Feb. 11

10) Women’s Refugee CommitteeProgram Assistant – fluency in Spanish a plus

11-13) Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America
14) Whitman Walker HealthChief of External Affairs – $140k-$170k

15-17) Alliance for Natural Health
18) VHAGovernment Relations Director

19) First FocusCommunications Intern

20) Food Allergy Research & EducationVice President of Advocacy

21) Property Casualty Insurance Association of AmericaDirector of Executive Communications

22) Council of Graduate SchoolsDirector of Government Relations & External Affairs

23) State Policy NetworkExecutive Vice President – out-of-area/virtual office arrangement possible – search managed by Talent Market

24) American Council of Engineering CompaniesCoalition Program Associate

25-27) Society for Women’s Health Research
28) Planned ParenthoodSpeechwriter to the President – New York

29) Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Coordinator – temporary position – DC or Cambridge, MA – apply by Feb. 8

30) Association for Professionals in Infection Control and EpidemiologyGovernment Affairs Associate

31) MITRELead Public Affairs Representative (search communications category or req ID 18703BR)

32) District of Columbia Bar AssociationSenior Outreach & Events Assistant

33-34) National Automobile Dealers Association
35) Griffin & Co.Media Relations Specialist

36) National Association of Police OrganizationsGovernmental Affairs Representative

37) and, finally a Capitol Hill job that doesn’t have you sharing space w/ the new crop of interns: Architect of the CapitolGardener – $22-$26/hr – job ID:  WP BG-2013-042 – apply by Feb. 11

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Vice President/Education

Hager Sharp is seeking an experienced project director to lead a large account team for its education practice and provide leadership direction for smaller teams. Leadership, project director and PR agency experience a must. We’re looking for someone who can see the big picture and be strategic - while keeping all the trains running on time! And who wants to be part of a team whose mission is communications that make a difference.

Responsibilities involve leading multi-faceted communications programs that can include campaign strategy development, media relations, social media, materials development, formative and quantitative research for message testing and campaign evaluation, and partnership development. Position requires strategic planning, media relations, and vendor management skills. As a Vice President of the firm, responsibilities also include new business development. Candidates should have at least ten years’ experience as a project director. There is not much travel.


10-12 years of PR/communications experience;
PR agency experience, at a project director level;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Proven ability to lead account teams;
Demonstrated account management skills including budget control and project billings;
Strong project management skills;
Quick thinking and responsive, proactive, and creative;
Ability to work within tight project timelines;
Sense of humor and perspective;
Desire to make a difference!

Hager Sharp, an employee-owned firm, has a supportive, collegial and creative work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a fun and friendly work environment, competitive salary, health and dental benefits, 401(k), holidays and paid personal and sick leave. We are an ESOP. You will also be eligible for stock shares.

Qualified candidates should e-mail cover letter and resume to:
kcassiday(at) No phone calls please.