Monday, May 6, 2013

Search for a Job/Internship and Brush Up on Your Mythology Today

>> UPDATE: No new post Tuesday; see you again w/ new finds on Wednesday. <<

First things first: click here or scroll yourself back to Sunday for previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Dept. of Homeland SecurityWriter/Editor – $62k-$97k – job ID: FS-875425-AC13 – apply by May 14 

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Free Press advocates for universal and affordable internet access, diverse media ownership, vibrant public media and quality journalism; your place in this worthwhile endeavor would be Florence, MA and this Campaign Communications Manager opportunity.

The Independent Insurance Agents of America seek an Assistant Editor who can offer input on a forthcoming web redesign and develop and package high-value content for a niche business audience – strong reporting, writing & editing skills and command of AP style required.

Engage, a right-leaning digital media/public affairs shop in Eastern Market, is looking for an Executive Assistant (well-suited to recent grads interested in digital communications) and an Account Executive (2+ years experience in online advertising and web project management required).

Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania remote/home-office based
Van Eperan & Co. is in search mode for PR professionals at varied experience levels; experience leading strategic media relations and B2B outreach campaigns particularly sought – Fall 2013 Internships (scroll down) also available.

American Association of State Colleges and UniversitiesDirector, Federal Relations and Policy Analysis – requirements include 5-10 years with experience on Capitol Hill, government agency, government relations, or in higher education; priority will be given to candidates with substantial direct experience working with Congress.

KSE FocusState Government Relations Intern

The Victory Institute seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial Vice President, Leadership Initiatives to run a suite of leadership development programs for LGBT public leaders.

Heritage Foundation
KiplingerInvestment Writer and Online Community Editor (scroll down)

Scroll down for Fall 2013 Public Affairs/Public Policy Intern opportunities with World at Work, a human-resources professional group promoting a Total Rewards compensation approach.

Mystery Fortune 500 health care company seeks Admin Assistant to support their federal affairs team – contract status

Alley Cat Allies
How does working at a multidisciplinary government contractor that takes its name from a Phoenician prince who vainly searched the Mediterranean for his sister, Europa, who had been taken away by the god Zeus in the form of a bull sound to you? The Cadmus Group seeks (less vainly, we hope) for new members of the cohort: scroll to find Junior Communications Specialist [per comments below, this looks like it's been removed from their listings today] and Research Analyst, Public Health Communications & Policy 

Build awareness for all things Colonial as Assistant Director, Athletics Marketing & Branding with George Washington University; we’d suggest starting with a Kevin Fitzgerald bobble-head night at beautiful Barcroft Park.


Michaela Ehimika said...

Just FYI, Cadmus is no longer accepting applications for the Junior Communications Specialist position

Gordon said...

National Restaurant Association - Content Marketing Intern

This is a full-time position to join National Restaurant Association’s Strategic Marketing team as a content creator for the Manage My Restaurant section of the National Restaurant Association website. This section focuses on how-to content for restaurant operators in four key areas: marketing and sales, food and nutrition, operations and workforce engagement. Branded content marketing is one of the most engaging and effective forms of online marketing in today’s ever-changing digital environment, and this role should suit anyone interested in learning how to develop useful and interesting content.

You’ll have the opportunity to grow your portfolio with a concrete project over the summer. The position is unpaid.


-- Working towards undergraduate degree
-- Excellent writing, reading, communication, documentation and organizational skills to ensure content creation for both immediate and long-term consumption
-- Demonstrated ability to synthesize large amounts of complex information clearly and concisely from the customer’s point of view, understanding what people need to know and how they want to consume it
-- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
-- Ability to thrive with minimal direct supervision


-- Create engaging content (website articles, Facebook posts, tweets, foundations of infographics
for in-house Art Directors) to meet the needs of our members and potential members
-- Contribute to our editorial calendar for “Manage My Restaurant”
-- Assist with other projects as desired/needed

If interested, please email Miller Simmons at or call (202) 551-5972

Gordon said...

Grocery Manufacturers Association - Communications and Marketing Intern

The Grocery Manufacturers Association Communications and Marketing Intern will experience the inner workings of a fast-paced Washington, DC communications shop. This position is an excellent opportunity for a communications major to be an active partner in a team of communication professionals and to understand the critical role of trade associations in government and politics.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, outgoing, eager to learn, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Day-to-day responsibilities may include:

-- Support monitoring and maintenance of GMA web site, making updates and developing content
-- Create and send HTML email blasts using broadcast email software
-- Assist with marketing of GMA events and conferences, including but not limited to: maintaining event web sites, writing/editing promotional copy, and developing targeted marketing lists
-- Database and list management

Required Skills:

-- Expert in Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint)
-- Very comfortable with social media and web technologies (Facebook, Twitter, blogging software, email software)
-- Strong attention to detail
-- Strong written and verbal communication skills
-- Internet research

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Joan Velotti at