Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Stormy Weather

We heard the D-word mentioned on the radio this morning; although these guys aren't pounding that particular drum as of yet around here.

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce seeks Government Relations Professional to represent business interests before the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, other local governing bodies across Northern Virginia and the Virginia General Assembly.

United We Dream, a group that organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, seeks Senior Communications Manager – at least three years relevant communications experience required; fluency in Spanish is a must – apply by June 19

BHP Billiton, global producers of aluminum, coal, copper, iron ore, manganese, nickel, silver, uranium, and oil & gas, seeks Government Affairs Director/Manager with prior government experience (such as executive branch and/or Congressional committee work) focused on environmental, regulatory matters concerning oil and gas policy/issues.

Also from the resource development sector: search DC location for a fresh Associate, Government Relations opportunity with Alcoa – chief responsibility is supporting long-standing and new relationships with a variety of public policy organizations

Capitol Hill
The American Association of Poison Control Centers suggests you just say no to bath salts of the not-actually-used-in-bathing variety and yes to this National Public Awareness & Outreach Manager opportunity – apply by June 18

The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy seeks part-time Communications Coordinator to support the their Virginia Consumer Voices for Healthcare project – Richmond, Va.

World BankCommunications Officer for the Climate Investment Funds – apply today, June 12 

ChildFund International
The Maryland Association for Justice, advocate for 1,250 trial attorneys throughout the state , seeks Membership, Marketing & Communications Manager – Columbia, MD

Habitat for HumanityDirector of Advocacy Communications – successful candidate will have developed mastery of AP style in their 6-10 years of experience in journalism or media relations work.

We mistakenly noted this Public Affairs Specialist post with the Dept. of Energy as closing on June 10 – but it appears you actually have until June 13 to get your application in – $89k-$115k 
Oxfam America
Federal Student Aid AgencyNew Media Analyst – $42k-$67k – job ID: FSA-2013-0147 – apply by June 21

The Association of American Voices, promoters and exporters of American music and culture the world over, seeks Director of Communications (pdf)
United to End GenocideInternships, Fall 2013 – apply by Aug. 1

U.S. Postal ServiceCommunications Analyst supporting the Office of the Inspector General – $51k-$97k – job ID: 2013-53-898688-PC – apply by June 13

University of VirginiaDirector of Communications for the College of Arts & Sciences – seeking candidates with five to seven years of communications/PR experience that includes advising executive leadership on internal and external communication strategies, analyzing emergent situations, and making sound recommendations – Charlottesville, Va.

This whole NSA thing goes even further than you think – duties for Editorial Manager for the Optical Society of America include: keep log of requested enhancements for PRISM.  We’ve said too much already.

Speaking of snooping: Interns at GW’s National Security Archive get to rifle through documents once classified TOP SECRET and higher and learn how the foreign policy process really works – apply by the end of July for Fall 2013 consideration.

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