Friday, February 1, 2013

Greetings from Greenbackville

Mild technical difficulties (sluggish wifi, actually) translate to a short set at this point in the morning; we'll add some more later. [OK, we're done]

Saturday afternoon find: we just stumbled across this Thursday-posted Electronic Communications Writer/Editor and Assistant Editor opportunities at George Washington University's GW Today online mag with Sunday, Feb. 3 application deadlines.  You're welcome.

The Pew Research Center seeks Communications Coordinator supporting the Forum on Religion & Public Life – 3-5 years of relevant experience in external/media relations sought, as well as background  managing & using a CRM or contact database.

United Nations Foundation
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is looking for an energetic, social-cause minded, entrepreneurial-thinking Development Coordinator with 2-3 years admin support experience in nonprofit development on his/her resume.

Our friends at the British Embassy are in search mode for an Internal Communications Advisor with top-notch writing skills and at least three years experience in communications, preferably with a governmental or international organization (that’s organisation in Brit-speak) – $50k – apply by Feb. 19

American Jewish World Service – New York
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington seek appropriately responsible & ethical part-time Business Manager/Bookkeeper – also seeking Undergrad Interns and Legal Interns for the Summer term.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Scroll down for Education and Communications Specialist post at Genwest Systems supporting NOAA’s Marine Debris Division.

Business Industry Political Action CommitteePAC Services Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityExternal Affairs Coordinator supporting the Business School – $37k-$42k – Richmond, Va. 

American University
GOP-tilting online communications & campaign group Engage seeks Senior Digital Strategist – ideal candidate has prior agency experience and 5-7 years of digital advocacy and brand management on their CV.  [edit - that position has been filled, less-experienced-required Digital Strategist (scroll down) post now available].

Multiple development/fundraising posts open or coming soon at the Children’s National Medical Center – searches managed by the Development Guild:
The Embassy of Switzerland seeks Public Diplomacy Coordinator with expertise in diplomatic matters and media/outreach experience – knowledge of one German, French, or Italian a plus – unfortunately, you’ve already missed your well-timed St. Berchtold's Day holiday – apply by Feb. 7

Dept. of Energy
International Finance CorpCommunications Officer – supporting IFC’s Partnerships and Advisory Operations Dept. – internal communications & donor relations focus – apply by Feb. 14

National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: LPA-2013-0006 – apply by Feb. 7

URS Corp.Junior Public Affairs/Outreach Coordinator – seeking candidates with a minimum 2 years of experience in working on complex environmental issues with experience in public affairs, event coordination, meeting facilitation, or related field.

Discovery Channel Global Education PartnershipCommunications Specialist – duties include developing & creating internal and external communication materials and web management/redesign related duties. 

Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$98k – job ID: DPC13-A0016-CC – Los Angeles, CA – apply by Feb. 8

... and finally, 35k-40k greenbacks per annum await you in colorful & fictional-sounding Greenbackville, Va. as Communications Coordinator for the Chincoteague Bay-facing Captain’s Cove Golf & Yacht Club.

Best wishes for a fine, fun Super Bowl XLVII weekend (we'll probably be watching from our usual perch) from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

International Council on Clean Transportation - Research Assistant/Writer

The International Council on Clean Transportation has an immediate opening for a research assistant/writer to help develop a book proposal and manuscript. This individual will report to a former EPA department director to gather the necessary background research and develop a strong, intriguing proposal to attract publishing consideration. The position’s responsibilities will be focused on developing a number of key book themes pertaining to fuel economy and greenhouse gas regulations, the legislative and regulatory processes beyond those efforts, and emerging emissions control technologies, amongst others. This is a temporary position (min. 30 hr/wk) for a period of no fewer than 3 months, and could be extended by mutual agreement.

Daily tasks include:

• Researching regulatory and legislative developments, as well as court decisions, related to EPA’s mandate to regulate greenhouse gas emissions
• Preparing background memos on contemporary and historical aspects of the evolving relationship between government regulators and the American auto industry.
• Scheduling and documenting interviews with industry executives, government officials and other key figures
• Developing proposal elements such as outlines and sample chapters as the need arises


The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism or communications and provide writing samples that demonstrate the ability to write clearly and compellingly. Experience or familiarity with the EPA or the auto industry a plus.

Salary and Benefits

Compensation is $25/hr. No benefits.


Please send a resume, cover letter summarizing your interests and qualifications, and two writing samples to Use the position name Research Assistant/Writer in the subject heading.

Candidates will be considered on a first come, first served. The ICCT will contact directly candidates that are deemed qualified.