Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Back at It

Welcome back from the holiday weekend; don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week.

American Medical Informatics AssociationPublic Policy Specialist – advanced degree in public policy, public health, health administration, or related field preferred, as well an understanding of issues related to the biomedical, health informatics & health policy communities.

This appears to be a new Director of Communications post with Catholic Relief Services – seeking candidates w/ 10-15 years relevant experience in communications or media relations/PR, preferably w/ international-focused organizations – practicing Catholic preferred – Baltimore, MD 

GMYR Public Relations seeks starting-ASAP Intern for the Fall term - fill time post, $12/hr - apply by Sept. 6

New since our end-of-July check-in w/ the Center for Community Change:
Here’s a very fresh Publicist opportunity w/ Discovery Communications supporting Discovery Education unit – 3-5 years of hands-on communications & media relations experience in media or education industry required.

Transcription, translation and media monitoring stalwart Federal News Service seeks Sales Representative with 3-5 years of sales experience in the DC area and experience solution selling to government, B-to-B, and the lobbyist marketplace – note: our friends at FNS suggest you apply to sales@fednews.com for best results.

Latest searches managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources:
The organizational performance optimizers and doctoral-level psychology utilizers at Suntiva seek Strategic Communications Consultant with at least eight years’ experience with delivering strategic communications strategies to the federal government.

Very latest (since just last week) at Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Nonprofit domestic & international human development group FHI 360 seeks Communications Manager focusing on education, social and economic development issues – experience in public health, international development, or public policy desired. 

St. Anne’s School, the only independent Episcopal school in the Annapolis, MD area serving preschool through 8th grade studentry, seeks Director of Communications w/ 2-5 years of work experience in marketing, PR, communications, journalism or marketing.

New since mid-August at the Association of American Medical Colleges:
Food Marketing Institute Administrator, Government Relations – Hill experience at any level , even of the intern variety, would help your cause

Montgomery CountyIntergovernmental Relations Legislative Analyst (click on search jobs tab, then use keyword legislative) – $67k-$111k – work location will be Annapolis when the State Legislature is in session (mid-January through mid-April) – apply by Sept. 8

League of Conservation Voters
Whimsically-named (or –acronymed) ethanol producer POET LLC seeks State Government Affairs Executive with 7+ years of state lobbying/regulatory experience, including responsibility for  selecting & managing multiple state contract lobbyists.

George Washington University
CGIPublic Affairs Specialist/Web Content Manager – active Secret clearance required

Drug Policy Alliance
International Food Policy Research InstituteAdmin Coordinator

Society for Human Resource Management – new since our mid-July check-in:
Security Industry AssociationDirector of Government Relations – at least 8 years Capitol Hill and/or federal agency experience required. 

New since mid-Aug. (and/or we missed them the first time around) w/ the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children:
American Society of Nuclear CardiologySenior Regulatory Affairs Specialist – $60k-$65k – MPH or JD highly desirable

Ducks Unlimited
  • Director of Development focusing on Great Lakes/Atlantic (NY, NJ, CT) region – location flexible, New York preferred – apply by Sept. 30
  • Admin Assistant – part-time – Memphis, TN – apply by Sept. 6
This is your big shot!  So says Snagajob.com about their Public Relations Analyst posting in Glen Allen, Va. (Richmond area, for those of you uninitiated w/ the geography of the Mecca, Fist City, or the 804) – also available: Content Specialist Intern

 … and finally: fancy yourself the kind of guy or gal who can make the trains run on time?  If so, you have the awesome opportunity to live up to that figurative ideal in the literal plane – and in Alaska, no less!  Alaska Railroad Corp.President & CEO – Anchorage, AK – apply by Sept. 27

1 comment:

Gordon said...

GYMR Public Relations - Intern

GYMR Public Relations in Washington, DC is looking for an immediate candidate to join as a paid, full-time intern for fall 2013. Interns are vital members of account teams and participate in a variety of client-related activities.

Responsibilities may include preparing targeted media lists, conducting research, assisting in partnership development, monitoring coverage in national and local media, participating in brainstorms and providing administrative support. GYMR interns gain valuable experience in media relations, partnership building and health policy, and often contribute to and provide support for major events and press conferences. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, September 6, 2013.


--Demonstrated experience or interest in communications and/or health policy
--Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to juggle multiple assignments
--Extraordinary attention to detail
--Excellent verbal and writing skills (a writing test will be administered at the time of the interview)
--Ability to proofread a variety of materials quickly and effectively
--Strong interpersonal skills
--Comfortable making phone calls
--Ability and willingness to understand complex client topics and issues
--Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint (including basic design, formatting and using formulas)
--Proficiency in working with various social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter)
--Bachelor's degree (or near completion) or master's degree in communications or related field
--Ability to commit to entire full time, 19-week internship (immediately – January 3, 2014)


--The position is full time – 40 hours a week at $12/hour; $480 a week
--Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
--Internship will start immediately and end on January 3, 2014
--Unpaid leave for vacations, appointments, etc., can be arranged in advance

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to:

Shannon Toher
GYMR Public Relations
1825 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
No phone calls please*