Sunday, July 28, 2013

Like Summer Itself, These Jobs Will Gone Before You Know It

Here's a heart-of-Summer set of previously noted opportunities closing next week:

Embassy of Canada – Program Assistant, Political post – $52k – Canadian citizenship required – July 29

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
BP – Communications Coordinator (search communications & external affairs category or req ID 46676BR) – Houston, TX – July 30

George Washington University – Marketing Specialist – $40k-$43k – July 30

George Mason University
Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association –Communications Assistant & Writer – $25k-$35k – described as entry level – July 31

Association of Research Libraries – Director of Public Policy Initiatives – July 31

British Embassy/UK Trade & Investment

Human Rights Watch – Director, Development Operations – New York  – July 31

International Baccalaureate – see also main career page
League of Conservation Voters  – Online Campaigner, Latino Outreach – strong Spanish language skills required – July 31

Martha’s Table – Development Coordinator – $30k-$35k – July 31

National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy   Director of Outreach (pdf)  – fluency in Spanish required July 31 

Satellite Industry Association – Communications Manager(pdf) – $65k-$75k – July 31

State Department – Public Affairs Specialist supporting the Bureau of Consular Affairs – $51k-$67k – job ID: CA-2013-0211 – July 31

Ducks Unlimited
Alice Ferguson Foundation – Naturalist – part-time – $12/hr – Aug. 1 

College of William & Mary – Assistant to the Director/Digital Media Editor – Williamsburg, Va.  Aug. 1

German Embassy  –  Public Diplomacy Officer & Website Writer (pdf) – high-level German language skills required – Aug. 1

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership – Director of Development Aug. 1 

Engility Corp./International Resources Group – Legislative Affairs Program Assistant, Asia Bureau in support of USAID – DC-based – Aug. 2

Smithsonian Institution  – Online Operations Officer, Museum of Natural History (pdf) – $62k-$70k –  Aug. 2

Prince William County Dept. of Economic Development  – Marketing & Research Manager – $58k-$99k – Gainesville, Va. (per this link Aug. 3

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Another Option - Senior Program Assistant and Social Media Specialist (scroll down)

Who We Are - Another Option because there always has to be one, right? Communication & marketing experts in a wide range of issues in the int'l development & domestic markets w/ overseas experience in program design in social marketing, communication, research & development related to health, nutrition, water and sanitation, as well as education, energy and enviro issues. A woman-owned small business with technical experts located all over the world. Learn more at


Another Option’s strategic communication practice is growing; great news but we need some help. This rapid start-up of several strategic communication activities in int'l markets requires additional strategic thinkers and good managers (time, client, & resources) in communication, PR, & social media related to health/education issues.

Activities range from day-to-day program operations to contract implementation to strategic thinking. Experienced, professional, and innovative program experts that can both support and do the day-to-day management of an account are encouraged to apply. It is a mix of technical, creative, and problem-solving and the operations that keep us grounded and realistic.

Description – Initially not a full-time job – it could grow to full-time but for now about 80%. Telecommuting welcomed; weekly meetings in person or on skype or google chat. We are in DC area; that doesn’t mean you have to be, so let’s talk. Salary commiserate with pay and work history.

• Contribute to the strategic planning for communication related to several international donor programs
• Day-to-day management of activities working closely with technical experts to assure timeliness, results, and accuracy (all about quality control)
• Write and edit range of documents including status reports, blogs, print materials, web content
• Manage operations for vendors includes procurement and compliance
• Conduct desk audits and research of issues relevant to the client’s needs or interests
• New business development

• Experience in strategic communication planning and implementation
• Familiar with donor organizations goals and objectives
• Experience in procurement and operations procedures
• Strong writer and editor for traditional and social media
• Experience in managing social media accounts
• Familiar with international donors (USAID, The World Bank, UN Agencies) and foundations
• Ability to travel
• 5 years of experience in program management or support to senior or executive level professional
• Foreign language a plus

Send CV to and in Subject Line: Senior Program Assistant


Another Option has several clients that have embraced social media as part of their communication plan. To support social media & not have it get lost in the more traditional communication activities we are establishing a social media practice. This new practice – and staff - will combine a mix of technical skills and creative invention for effective communication.

Description – Initially not a full-time job; could grow to full-time but for now about 40%. Telecommuting is welcomed – weekly meetings in person or on skype or google chat. Salary commiserate with pay/work history.
• Create and maintain social media accounts for clients including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Blogs and web content.
• Strategic ideas for pushing the web site and social media push
• Monitor other sites for coverage on the topic and areas of focus, including comments & social media
• Identify social media opportunities
• Familiar with international issues and cultural sensitivity
• Blogging and tweeting and instagram (including videos)
• French a positive (not mandatory, but would be a plus)
• Good writer and editor
send CVs to ( Subject: Social Media Application