Friday, May 24, 2013

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Yes, yes - we missed you, too.

1) The American Council On Renewable Energy seeks Media Relations Associate on contractor status for pitching and promoting ACORE to media and other thought leaders in the renewable energy field. 5-7 years media relations, Hill, or communications experience required, along with a clear understanding of what makes news and what is involved in media relations – apply by May 31

2) ARINCWeb Design Specialist – Three or more years of technical experience (web design, graphics design, front end development) and two-plus years using Social Media Marketing in a business setting required – Annapolis, MD

3) A financial services trade association based in Alexandria is looking for a Policy Director – at least four years’ experience on Capitol Hill working on financial services issues required, more particularly related to consumer finance and/consumer issues with federal agencies such as the FTC, OCC, FDIC or the CFPB; familiarity with bank and nonbank/non-depository institutions and their role in consumer financial marketplace also sought – apply by June 1

4) SEEP, a global network of practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems, seeks Program Associate, Member Affairs and Global Communications – position is responsible for the successful implementation of member processes as well as communications and marketing efforts that will contribute to increased member satisfaction and engagement and to raising SEEP’s profile – proficiency in Spanish required – apply by May 31

5) Advisory Board CompanyWeb Editor

6-11) American University
12-15) Capitol Hill
16) Catholic UniversityOutreach Coordinator, Office of Student Financial Assistance (scroll to bottom) – apply today, May 24

17) Center for Effective Government (formerly known as OMB Watch) – Director of Regulatory Policy – $65k-$85k

18-20) Committee for Economic Development
21) Discovery CommunicationsCopywriter

22-23) Environmental Defense Fund – New York
24) Georgetown UniversityDirector of Communications, Lombardi Cancer Center – $49k-$81k

25) Hyperion BiotechnologyMedia Relations/Marketing Professional to support the Agency of Health Care and Research Quality

26) International Medical CorpsWeb & Graphic Designer (search communications category) – DC or Santa Monica, CA

27) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $53k-$92k – apply by June 25

28-32) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search w/ job #)
33-36) Pew Charitable Trusts
37-39) SEIU
40) Sibley HospitalPublic Relations Assistant (search administrative/clerical support category)

41-42) Smithsonian Institution
43) State Dept.Chief Speechwriter, Bureau of Diplomatic Security – $89k-$115k – job ID: DS-2013-0391 – apply by June 3

44-49) recent searches via Talent Market
50) Trinity UniversityVice President for Development

51-57) United Nations Foundation
58) University of MarylandEditorial Assistant for the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program – $32k-$38k – apply by June 7


Gordon said...

American Council On Renewable Energy - Media Relations Associate (contractor)

Goal: Engage media to raise visibility of ACORE and associated renewable energy thought leaders.

Actively pitch interviews, briefings and op-eds to leading media. Develop and maintain relationships with key media covering the renewable energy space.

Work on Communications team; Report to Communications Director


Thought leadership promotion: Pitch opportunities for bylined articles and op-eds for the ACORE CEO,

Board members, US PREF and Leadership Council members, and Principals Group members; work with potential signers to draft and place pieces. Build, manage and promote a Speakers Bureau to the media.

Media outreach and relationship building: Work with the Communications Director to identify top-tier media targets and pitch and manage briefings with the CEO, ACORE policy staff, Board members, US PREF and Leadership Council members, and Principals Group members to raise the profile of ACORE as a leading voice for the business of renewable energy amongst the media. Proactively promote ACORE’s EnergyFactCheck by engaging on a regular basis with key media.

News pitching: Pitch local and national media for new Featured Fact Checks, new ACORE reports and white papers, ACORE's events, as well as writing 1-2 news releases per month to national and trade media.


5-7 years media relations, Hill, or communications experience. Clear understanding of what makes news and what is involved in media relations.

Excellent writing and research skills.

Experience working with high-profile people. Diplomacy and tact, combined with a results-oriented style.

Comfortable working under pressure of news-cycle deadlines and on multiple projects at the same time.

Fluency with web platforms, blogging, and social media—particularly Twitter. Knowledge of media tracking software and metrics.

Desired: Knowledge of the renewable energy industry.

To apply:

Application deadline: May 31, 2013. Send cover letter and CV to:

Turner Houston, ACORE Communications Director

Ruth said...

Just so you know the Smithsonian National Zoo job is only open to Smithsonian employees (before other people make he same mistake as I did)