Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Kaplan, Aspen, Hamilton & Smithsonian

350) Want to join the soon-to-be-Bezos-bought Washington Post family?  Then don’t throw your hat into the ring for this Director of Government Relations (search public relations category or req # 22784BR) with Kaplan, Inc., a part of the current WaPo empire that is not being annexed by the Amazon founder.

351) The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a broad-based network of 400 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders supporting a smart-power foreign policy approach, seeks Deputy Communications Director to develop to implement media outreach efforts in select states, build relationships with reporters and bloggers, and create media opportunities for state network leaders.

352) San Diego, CA is your new port of call as Communications Specialist for the United Domestic Workers of America, advocate for homecare providers and America’s working families – Spanish or Vietnamese language skills a plus.

353) American College of CardiologyAssociate Director, Legislative Policy

354-355) America’s Promise Alliance
356) Aspen InstituteInternship, Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health

357) Association of State and Territorial Health OfficialsIntern, MCH & Health Reform – $15-$16/hr

358-359) Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois – DC-based positions
360) Cherokee Nations Government SolutionsMedia Relations Specialist (search Maryland location or job # 8052)

361) Copyright AllianceCoordinator of Social Media and Coalitions

362) DHS/Citizenship and Immigration Services AgencyWriter/Editor – $74k-$136k – job ID: CIS-PJN-938073-PUB – apply by Aug. 16

363) Dow Chemical CompanyGovernment Affairs/Media Affairs Manager

364-365) e.Republic – positions with GOVERNING magazine
366) Food & Drug AdministrationSenior Policy Advisor – $123k-$155k – job ID: HHS-FDA-OC-DE-13-915432 – apply by Aug. 19

367-368) GenEra Strategies
369) General MotorsManager, Federal Affairs

370) Goucher CollegeAssistant Director of Annual Giving for the Goucher Society – Baltimore, MD

371) H+K StrategiesDigital Intern – $15/hr

372-375) Hamilton Place Strategies
376-377) Internews
378-382) Human Rights Campaign
383) Mystery lobbying firmDirector, Social Media Strategies

384) NAACPSocial Media & Online Specialist

385) National GrangeIntern

386-387) National Public Radio
388) PoliticoDirector, Social Media

389) Public CampaignTraining Director for new Change Academy for Money-in-Politics program

390-391) Smithsonian Institution
392) Widmeyer CommunicationsDigital Account Lead

393-395) World Resources Institute – new since July’s enviro special:

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