Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Snow Job

The Feds and every local school system may have thrown in the towel today, but DCPA+CJ is operating as if it were sunny & 70.  Enjoy the flakes (or the slush, which is what's on the sidewalks where we are) after you apply for a job or two. 

Mid-day update: we just stumbled onto this Communications/Web Intern post at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, NJ with a fast-approaching Mar. 7 application deadline. 

Adventist HealthcareDevelopment Manager, Special Events (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job # 30654) – 10+ years work experience required, including at least three years in fundraising field; fundraising professional credentials are desirable.

The Sierra Club seeks Associate Press Secretary to help guide regional media strategy for the Beyond Coal campaign and oversee communications for the campaign's Campuses Beyond Coal initiative.  The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, resourceful, creative, has an understanding of grassroots organizing—particularly on college campuses— and should have 3+ years of relevant experience.

Capitol Hill
Part cheerleader, concierge, tour guide, Segway pilot & flack: Arlington Convention & Visitors Service seeks Visitor Services Counselor to beat a path from Lyon Park to Boulevard Manor extolling the virtues of the compact County – Spanish language skills desired; people who prefer Falls Church discouraged – temporary post – $13-$27/hr – apply by Mar. 14

What’s new with our pals at the British Embassy?
Miriam’s Kitchen seeks Director of Communications to help raise the profile of this long-established (c. 1983) group working to end chronic homelessness in DC – apply by Mar. 22 

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $72k-$136k – job ID: HHS-FDA-DE-13-852590 – apply by Mar. 8 

Smithsonian Institution
U.S.-China Business CouncilResearch Internship – $8/hr – starting in March – Chinese fluency required

New with the Aspen Institute since our January Think Tank special:
Mystery downtown DC trade associationSenior Editor (scroll to title & search) – $50k-$60k – temp. to hire – minimum of 6 years of relevant experience required – search managed by EEI Communications

 Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Annapolis, MD
Hey look – the National Restaurant Association has a sharp new career page setup; now we can directly link to a passel of individual opportunities there (this is the kind of news that thrills us)
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Government Affairs & Advocacy Specialist –  experience on the Hill and/or with a non-profit patient advocacy organization deemed a plus

Common Cause
International Labor Rights ForumInternships

The United Way has a fresh call for a Director, International Donor Advised Giving with at least 5 years relevant work experience; background working with international non-profits highly desirable – apply by Apr. 4

Greater Washington Society of CPAsEvents Manager – $55k-$63k

DC Association of RealtorsCommunications Associate – 3-4 years of experience in a communications role for an association, political organization, or non-profit desired.

USO (scroll to find)
We’d expect some pleasant perks & on-the-road upgrades as part of life at the U.S. Travel Association if your ticket is punched as Senior Vice President, Public Affairs or for Director, Government Relations

Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyManager of State Government Affairs – your experience in public or private sector state lobbying & advocacy should demonstrate ability to access state government decision-makers – significant travel (say hello to state capitals from St. Paul to Tallahassee!) required

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