Friday, May 31, 2013

It's All Here

We've got glamorous, interesting, historical, world-bettering, fast-paced, challenging & high-profile jobs that take you everywhere from promoting luxe in Las Vegas to weekends watching other people's kids eat birthday cake.  Friday is full of possibilities; we hope they turn out well for you (and us, for that matter).

Americans for Prosperity shows a DC-based Senior Officer for Corporate Affairs post available, as well as Field Director/Staffer posts in Colorado, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia

What really motivates people interested in power and social change?  If you have some interest in finding out the answer, Creative Marketing Internship (apply by July 4) and Political Psychology Blogging Internship with First Person Politics would be good places to start.

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, an affiliate of the National Institutes of Health, is recruiting a Chief of Public Communications Branch – $123k-$155k – job ID: NIH-NICHD-DE-13-894569 – apply by June 9 – see also application link for status candidates

Potomac Communications GroupCommunications Manager – at least four years of relevant work experience in communications, PR or public affairs required; background in developing media lists, pitching media and crafting media plans also sought.

Fast-paced, prestigious nonprofit organization in downtown DC seeks experienced Executive Assistant – $55k-$65k – search managed by Randstad

Energy & transportation multinational ALSTOM makes cool things like super-fast trains – and you could be their Director of Communications for the U.S. & Canada.  Pretty great. 

Conservation International
The United Nations Foundation seeks an Executive Director to provide strong leadership and management skills to its United Nations Association of the United States of America affiliate – apply by June 20

University of MarylandAssistant Director for Alumni Relations with the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences – apply by June 23

American University – Marketing Specialist, Law School – part-time – $20/hr

Pew Charitable Trusts
Strategic communications cabal Walker Marchant Group seeks Director with  4+ years agency, corporate, litigation communications or crisis management experience.

It’s not related to the usual media relations focus we have here, but Coordinator, Media Strategy for the National Geographic Channel is worth a look, nonetheless.

Corporate Council on Africa
Population Action International, a non-profit promoting universal access to family planning and reproductive health services, seeks Communications Coordinator – low to mid $30k – apply by June 15

Fresh opportunities to work at the Bronx Zoo headquarters of the Wildlife Conservation Society include Graphic Designer and Web & Social Media Manager

Search Virginia location for new temporary fundraising positions with the American Diabetes Association in Richmond, Chesapeake & Roanoke

National Public Radio 
  • Community Manager – drives social media marketing strategy across all current social platforms – apply by June 14
  • Design Director – establishes and oversees the visual identity and user experience of NPR Digital Media products and services
Keybridge Communications, a Georgetown-based PR firm that specializes in op-ed writing, media placement, web development and design, seeks bright, energetic, self-motivated and one-year-experienced Director candidate – $47k
Forest Ethics – San Francisco, CA, except as noted
We always thought a job at a fine hotel would be kind of fun/interesting – but that’s probably only because we’ve never had a hotel job.  Don’t disabuse us of our probably misguided notion if you’re tapped as Marketing & Communications Manager for the swank Jefferson Hotel – also available: part-time Historian – see also main career page.
RG3 is just one of the guys at the work for those who catch on with the Washington Redskins:
… and, finally – scroll down for a Las Vegas area Events/Marketing Associate post with high-end hunting/sporting/shooting lifestyle purveyor Beretta USA

… and finally, part 2 – on the exact opposite pole from the glamorous idea of promoting fancy hunting accouterments in Vegas, we find this part-time Birthday Party Attendant gig with the Prince William County Park Authority – $7-$9/hr – located at the Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center in Prince William, Va.

Best wishes for a fine weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource. 

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Strauss Media Strategies - Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Strauss Media Strategies, Inc., a vibrant, dynamic, exciting and growing downtown Washington, DC public relations, communications, strategy and consulting firm specializing in radio and television seeks to immediately hire a highly motivated and positive minded Executive Assistant/Office Manager. This person will provide daily administrative support to our company president and assist with daily office tasks.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

• Word processing (drafting, editing, formatting of documents)
• Proofreading (press releases, news scripts, routine correspondence, etc.) filing, copying, and other clerical tasks.
• Maintaining and updating radio and television station databases.
• Scheduling meetings, preparation of meeting materials, maintaining calendar.
• Regularly order office supplies.
• Light bookkeeping duties.
• Familiarity with Quickbooks Pro is a plus, but not a requirement.
• Code vendor bills, confirm payment of invoices and inquire about unpaid invoices.
• Process accounts payable.
• Prepare company deposits.
• Assist other office workers from time to time with projects and/or tasks.
• Take, edit, and produce minutes at companywide meetings.
• Help organize the office and help maintain office cleanliness.
• Assist with incoming and outgoing mail.
• Maintain and regularly update office client code lists.
• Produce annual holiday cards including updating address lists, ordering cards, sending card out, etc.
• Prepare and assemble materials for new hires.
• Prepare and assist with annual company holiday party and company dinner.

Required Skills and Attributes

• Dedicated, Hardworking, and Loyal.
• Smart and quick on feet, willing to work long hours if necessary.
• Positive working attitude and ability to get along with others.
• Excellent interpersonal communications skills and organizational skills.
• Detail oriented, task oriented and ability to be flexible.
• Ability to juggle multiple projects.
• Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• One year relevant work experience.
• Background in public relations and college education preferred, but not required.

Application Process

If you are interested in this position, please reply with cover letter, your resume, your contact information, and salary requirements. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THIS INFORMATON WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Direct your application (email preferred) to:

John Irving
Managing Director
Strauss Media Strategies
529 14th Street, NW
Suite 1163
Washington, DC 20045

No phone calls please.