Monday, May 13, 2013

M-W-F, J-T-J

We're on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday publishing schedule for the next two weeks, in (mostly) just-the-jobs format.  We were plenty busy over the weekend, however, with a Saturday Extra and a Sunday round of previously noted opportunities that are closing this week.

1) The American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation seek a Summer 2013 Intern, Promotions & Programs (pdf) to help further AvHF’s academic cooperation between top-notch researchers and other professionals from abroad and from Germany – read up on the famed explorer and current namesake and apply by May 17

2) Fellowship opportunities available with Cultural Tourism DC, a coalition of more than 250 arts, heritage, cultural, and community organizations: Development FellowMarketing & Communications FellowHeritage & Community Programs Fellow

3) Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that informs local and international audiences about Palestinian and Israeli civilian efforts to resolve their conflict, seeks Media & Public Engagement Manager – also available: Internships in DC & New York

4) MSL Group seeks Senior Account Exec to join their healthcare practice – winning hire will have 4+ years of experience in PR in the healthcare practice of an agency, corporate in-house, or at an organization focused on healthcare and/or health policy; and/or experience as a health care journalist.

5-7) Pew Research Center
8) DC experience is particularly valued by St. Louis, MO-based legislative tracking start-up TrakBill, with multiple opportunities in technical fields, marketing/business development & graphic design.

9) United Nations Foundation – Internships: Business Services & ContractsInformation TechnologyNothing But NetsmHealth AllianceWomen, Girls & Population/Reproductive Health – $10/hr – apply by May 19

10) American Association of Airport ExecutivesChief Executive Officer – apply by June 7

11-12) Americans for the Arts
13) Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal NursesChief Executive Officer

14-17) Atlantic Media
18) BroadsoftDirector of Public Relations & Social Media

19) City of Manassas Public SchoolsPublic Communications Coordinator – $82k – apply by May 15

20-21) Conservation International
22) Donor DigitalAdvertising Manager/Account Exec – DC or Berkley, CA

23-24) Education Trust
25) Energy Action CoalitionCommunications Coordinator

26-27) Gannett/USA Today
28) GizmodoEditorial Fellow – New York – apply by May 17

29-30) George Washington University
31) GryphynSocial Media/Community Manager Intern and Mobile Privacy Blogger Intern

32) The Hollings Center for International DialogueExecutive Director – apply by May 24

33) Lockheed MartinPublic Relations & Communications Representative

34) Mystery national medical societyGovernment Relations Assistant – $33k-$38k

35) Public Affairs Council Internships

36) Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human RightsDevelopment Manager

37-38) Smithsonian Institution
39) Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors BureauPublic Relations Coordinator – $61k-$92k – Virginia Beach, Va.

40-41) Woodberry Forest School – Woodberry Forest (near Orange, if that helps), Va.
42) World BankOnline Communications Officer supporting the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network – apply by May 16

43) … and, finally – we just think that this New York-based External Relations Officer post with the International Rescue Committee sounds kind of exciting, as you’ll be supporting the essential work of IRC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit as they help meet the immediate survival needs and reduce suffering in conflict or disaster-affected populations during the acute phase of an emergency.

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Gordon said...

Spectrum - Public Relations Intern

Spectrum is a full-service communications agency that specializes in science and health. Founded in 1996, Spectrum brings over a decade of outstanding results in media and public relations, public affairs, advocacy and regulatory affairs, branding, and digital communications. Our team of science, health, and communications experts works in collaboration to help ensure our clients' success. We strongly encourage people who are self-motivated, with excellent oral and written communication skills and an inquisitive nature, to apply. Spectrum Science Communications is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in our workforce. EOE.

Positions Overview:
Spectrum is currently seeking undergraduate and graduate students for the summer semester who are interested in gaining first-hand experience in health care communications, digital strategy and marketing. Intern candidates are preferred to be of a Junior status or above. The Public Relations intern should have a background in public relations, communications, journalism, and/or other health-related studies and the Digital intern should possess a background in communications/digital public relations and knowledge/interest in social media.

Additional Responsibilities and Skills of a Public Relations Intern:

• Conduct morning media monitoring of major news outlets
• Perform media audits and research competitive landscapes for clients
• Manage internal publication system
• Provide account research and support
• Attend account team meetings
• Conduct outreach to media outlets
• Monitor major web and print publications for significant coverage
• Participate in internal strategy sessions
• Develop press materials and contact lists
• Leverage traditional and niche media for targeted audiences
• Manage and execute development of intern final new business or marketing project
• Conduct minimal administrative tasks

Required Skills:
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2003 or later
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Possess ability to multi-task
• Strong attention to detail
• Capacity to work individually or in team atmosphere
• Dependable
• Hardworking
• Able to conduct media outreach
• Interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills:
• Cision
• Factiva
• Lexis Nexis
• Follow healthcare trending topics
• Working knowledge of social media platforms

For more information about our internship program, please visit:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: