Friday, July 26, 2013

We Have a Shady Proposition for You

It's a fine Friday morning in downtown DC; we hope one of these opportunities makes your day even better.

IMA World Health, a faith-based group providing medical supplies and healthcare services around the world, seeks Vice President for Fundraising, Communications & Advocacy – seeking candidates with experience in proposal development and resource mobilization in support of international relief or development with major donors & grant makers – apply by Aug. 31 – Business Development Officer and Senior Business Development Officer also sought to help generate funding; Aug. 15 deadlines noted.

We're long-time fans of the essential city-greening and shade-providing efforts of Casey Trees – get in at the root-level of this great organization though one of these newly available Intern opportunities for the leaves-are-falling Fall term – $12/hr – see also main career page
The American Academy of Actuaries seeks Paralegal/Legal Assistant with at least four years of work experience as a paralegal or in a related position; a paralegal certificate is preferred but not required.

Lansing, MI is your main workday home (although you'll also be bouncing around the Great Lakes State on a regular basis) as Digital/Video Producer for Gov. Rick Snyder – at least three years of experience as a video producer and editor required, as well as Expertise with AVID and Final Cut Pro Suite of applications or similar products.

Some knowledge of the TV broadcast environment and completion of Avid 101 class merit you consideration for a Junior Editor post with Discovery Communications.

American Society of Anesthesiologists – Director of Political & Congressional Affairs – 7-10 years of relevant experience in government and/or private sector advocacy with a health care-related organization; at least three years of senior managerial experience – your CV will be vetted by Vetted Solutions

Pew Charitable Trusts
Bureau of Ocean Energy ManagementChief, Office of Congressional Affairs – $123k-$155k – job ID: BOEM-KN-13-MM91555 – apply by Aug. 20

Mortgage Bankers Association – Communications Manager – minimum of 5-7 years experience required at public relations firm, trade association, corporate setting, or on Capitol Hill/campaigns.

Thomson Reuters notes immediate opening for a Manager, PR, Social Media & Thought Leadership, in its Philadelphia, PA office in the main text of this listing, but if you scroll down to the bottom there, you’ll see Alexandria, Va. designated as the primary location for the post.  We’ll leave it to you to determine/guess if the local option is truly operative for this opportunity.

Union Plus, an AFL-CIO affiliate providing discounted products & services to the labor community, seeks Communications Manager

Fresh opportunities with Fleishman Hillard’s Togo Run health communications affiliate
Select DC location or job # 1813033 to find a newly available Government Affairs & Policy Intern post with GE

The Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists seeks Coordinator for DC/Mid-Atlantic region – strong writing/editing skills & facility with social media required.

American University Law School
Mystery employer seeks Vice President, PR & Public Affairs – minimum 10 years experience in PR, marketing, government relations, or related experience required – search managed by Artisan Talent

Recently added at the Aspen Institute:
Culture in Culpeper, Va. is your calling as Director of Development for the State Theatre – 5-10 years of business development experience in a service industry or with a non-profit required; emphasis on corporate sponsorships a plus.

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Gordon said...

Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) - Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will assist the MCHIP Communications Team in executing communications plans and strategies to promote our Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP). This includes seeking opportunities to highlight MCHIP programs, initiatives, products and results through featured articles, collateral, conferences, events, and via web and social media mediums.

MCHIP, the largest maternal, newborn and child health procurement in USAID history, is a five-year $600 million Leader with Associates (LWA) Cooperative Agreement aiming to accelerate the reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality in 30 priority countries through the introduction, development and scale-up of high-impact maternal, newborn and child health interventions—including malaria prevention and treatment. Jhpiego is the prime, and partners include Save the Children (SC), John Snow, Inc. (JSI), Johns Hopkins University/Institute for International Programs (JHU/IIP), Macro International, Inc., Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Broad Branch Associates, and Population Services International (PSI).


--Support Communications Team in the execution of MCHIP’s strategic communications plan

--Engage MCHIP and principles in social media outlets

Help to write and deliver press releases, fact sheets, articles and collateral materials

--Develop accurate and creative story ideas for a variety of media and selected audiences, including sharing amongst like-minded groups and partner organizations

--Aid in planning of high level events for USAID and MCHIP

Required Qualifications:

--Demonstrate ability to plan and execute successful events and manage projects

--Ability to multi-task is a must

--Strong written oral and presentation skills

--Preference will go to students enrolled in graduate programs such as Communications, Public Health, Global Studies, and Public Affairs or other applicable programs

--Familiarity with and interest in international health environment

--Ability to meet deadlines under extreme pressure, build consensus and work with diverse groups of people

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to before August 15, 2013.