Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Lovely Day, Great Jobs, Have at It.

BrightFocus Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Maryland, is looking to fill a Vice President for Public Affairs (word doc download) position that oversees communications, advocacy and marketing. BrightFocus raises money to fund research and public education to combat Alzheimer’s and two vision diseases, glaucoma and macular degeneration. 

American Educational Research Association seeks Digital Communications Associate (pdf) – at least two years experience as writer, editor, web editor, content marketing specialist, or similar position in a news operation or research / education / policy organization would look good on your CV.

We have it on good authority that National Nurses United has both Summer & Fall 2013 Legal Intern slots available in their Silver Spring, MD offices – experience in public role as a social advocate and demonstrated familiarity with healthcare issues will help move your resume to the top of the pile.

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition seeks Fall 2013 Interns in communications, government relations, outreach & policy fields – we understand that a little extra creativity in your application for the communications opportunities are particularly valued – apply by June 28

A national non-profit representing state legislators focused on insurance public policy is in search mode for a Director of State-Federal Relations – familiarity with insurance/financial services issues preferred

SC Johnson & Son, the folks that put a well-known array of products including Pledge®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Glade®, Raid®, OFF!®, Shout®, and Ziploc® on shelves in kitchens, pantries & laundry rooms across this great nation, seeks Senior Director, Federal Government Relations.

The DC outpost of the University of Southern California seeks Federal Relations Admin Assistant for a range of administrative & research support duties – $18-$19/hr

General Motors seeks Senior Analyst, Grassroots to oversee GM’s grassroots advocacy outreach efforts

Engineering/construction giant Bechtel has a spot available for a less-than-full-time Graduate Assistant to provide support to their DC in the areas of international affairs, government affairs, legislative research, and other areas.

APCO Worldwide
National Oceanic & Atmospheric AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $62k-$97k – job ID: SO-UNSEC-2013-0002 – apply by June 13

The United Nations Foundation has added a Summer 2013 Information Technology Intern to their want list – $10/hr – apply by June 12

Capitol Hill
DCI Group
Support NISH’s work creating employment opportunities for people with significant disabilities as Manager, Government Affairs/DoD Small Business Liaison (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with demonstrated ability to build and nurture relationships with key congressional staff (especially as related to Armed Services, Veterans, and Small Business committees) as well as national trade organizations

$112k-$140k a year will keep you well-stocked in Natural Light & Michelob in the happy hours between your labors as Director, State Affairs for the Anheuser-Busch Companies

We’re guessing the members of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI have some good stories to tell when they get together – Director of Development – Dumfries, Va. – apply by June 14

PICNet, a web development company committed to the use of technology to empower non-profits, seeks Project Manager and Business Development Associate (scroll down)

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Antarctic and Southern Ocean CoalitionExecutive Director – search managed by the Explore Company

Mystery DC government relations firm is looking for a responsible, punctual, detail-oriented and multitasking-capable Receptionist/Exec Assistant.

A leading international NGO in the public health space on their search for two Communications Managers; one is an HIV-focused position based in Washington, DC – another slot dealing with Reproductive Health issues can be based in DC or New York – searches managed by Chaloner Associates

Job fair at GW, Tuesday, June 11 – not particularly public affairs-focused, but maybe worth a look anyway – register by June 6 for reduced admission – exclusively for grads of George Washington University, American University, College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Goucher College, James Madison University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, Towson University, University of Maryland, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western University, Emory, Florida State University, Indiana University, LaSalle University, Michigan State University, Pepperdine University, Rollins College, University of Central Florida, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Tulane University, University of Southern California, University of Tennessee, University of Washington, Wake Forest University, Webster University.

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