Monday, July 22, 2013

Hello Monday!

We kick off your renewed job-seek efforts with a nice-sized set; and we hope it's a good week for everyone.  Scroll back for click here for previously noted jobs closing this week.

Association management firm Smith Bucklin seeks Government Relations Coordinator – 1-2 years on Capitol Hill, agency or association government relations work required – several meeting/event planning positions (search DC location) also available.

BrightFocus Foundation seeks a Science Writer who can translate complex information about research on Alzheimer’s and other health conditions associated with aging into compelling stories and information about the human side of science; ideal candidate has five years in journalism or relevant writing experience.

The DC-based School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University seeks Communications Coordinator with at least two to three years experience in some mix of media relations, publications, social media, special events and/or web content development – audio/video recording & editing skills preferred.

The would appear to be new with the American Red Cross since our mid-July Humanitarian & Relief Jobs Special
St. Jude Hospital seeks Arlington-based Director to manage special event and general fund raising, media relations, public relations, organization, administration and training in this area – a Fall 2013 Intern post is also available in Virginia Beach, Va.

Make a Wish Mid-Atlantic Vice President of Communications & Community Relations – minimum 7-10 years of experience in a nonprofit marketing-communications role required.

New-ish opportunities with the Newspaper Association of America:
Hilton WorldwideSenior Manager of Hilton HHonors & Public Relations – minimum of 6 years of experience in PR, journalism, communications or a marketing role, including work
managing agency partners, internal teams and projects. 

CONNECT, a program helping to promote & nurture innovative technology and life sciences start-up companies in San Diego County, seeks DC-based Vice President, Public Policy; substantial background in innovation policy issues required.

New since our couple-weeks-back check-in w/ the Sierra Club:
Center for Climate & Energy SolutionsIntern – Sept. start date

Academy HealthProgram Assistant, Conferences – $30k-$35k – some internship or other relevant work experience required; Interest in association meeting management (hey, you get to travel a bit, so there’s that) is preferred.

The Embassy of Canada seeks secret-cleared (or perhaps clearable, we’re not certain) Canadian citizen for Program Assistant, Political post – $52k – French language skills deemed an asset – apply by July 29

Latest with C-SPAN:
Share Our Strength seeks Manager, Sponsorship & Partnership Development (scroll down) – primary responsibility is to identify & target potential sponsors to support fundraising goals for culinary events

Admin Assistant is the latest DC-based opportunity available with our friends at Ketchum

George Washington University
National Rural Electric Cooperative AssociationPAC Program Advisor – 2+ years of PAC/Campaign/Hill experience required; working knowledge of FEC regs and accounting required

Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationAssociate Director, State Government Affairs – seeking resumes showing 3 to 5 years of experience as a staffer at a state legislature and/or in direct lobbying position

National Association of Realtors
Kaiser Health NewsWeb Reporter/Fellow for Kaiser Health News – one year term – note (or perhaps warning): your typical workday commences at 6:30 a.m.

Opportunities with e-newsletter publisher SmartBrief include Editor as well as Freelance Writer, Education and general Freelance Writer positions – marketing/sales & tech-oriented posts also available

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
New since our week-and-a-half-ago drop-in on McFadden & Associates is this Strategic Communications Officer & Planner post supporting OFDA’s not-terrifying-at-all-to-think-about Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive program.   Or perhaps Admin Assistant is more your speed.

The Reston-located American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics seeks Director of Communications with 10+ years of relevant experience, as well as strong editorial, social media and online engagement skills

Alexandria Convention & Visitors AssociationCommunications Assistant & Writer – $25k-$35k – described as entry level – apply by July 31

Parlay your knowledge of NoVa and publishing/digital media experience in this Online Editor post with Northern Virginia Magazine – and, hey look: beer-infused pizza in Falls Church!

Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeWeb Content & Design Specialist – $40k – seeking candidates with at least four years experience conceiving, writing, designing and producing engaging multimedia content for web, social media, etc. – Charlottesville, Va.

Is it too early to be thinking about hockey season?  Given the current state of the Nats, we’d say it’s just fine to start focusing on your Washington Capitals, and this Media Relations Internship.  Or step up in job status and step down in competition level via this Director of Communications post with the Norfolk Admirals – Norfolk, Va.

Your Monday job-search tool: identify potential non-profit employers via Charity Navigator – including, as of this writing, 413 found in DC, 145 in Maryland, and 239 in Virginia.

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