Friday, October 25, 2013

Finally, Friday!

How about a robust-er (and slightly later) than usual Friday set to cap off your job-seek week?

Growth Energy, advocate for the grow-able energy industry (the ethanol folks), seeks Communications/Public Relations Manager – 2+ years’ experience in communications sought; preference will be given to candidates with an agricultural/energy policy background

Baltimore’s Loyola University seeks a Media Relations Specialist with 1-3 years of experience in journalism, PR, or marketing, excellent writing skills and ability to spin impactful storytelling – Writer/Editor post also available – both opportunities sport a Nov. 10 application deadline

Red Peg Marketing, an experiential-oriented marketing group in Old Town Alexandria, is actively seeking new Intern (pdf) talent to help provide out-of-the-box solutions for their clients – variety of disciplines/interest areas noted.

Aquent seeks temporary-basis Media Relations Specialist in support of government clients in Falls Church, VA with 4+ years of media relations/public affairs experience; familiarity DoD procedures and knowledge of the military healthcare system desired.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Dept. of Health & Human ServicesCommunications Officer supporting implementation of the National Vaccine Plan – $123k-$156k – job ID: HHS-OASH-DE-13-980765 – apply by Nov. 1

Mystery centrist (or centrist-left) think tank seeks Communications Director to raise the organization’s profile.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Blue Ridge PBS, the PBS media outlet serving the Roanoke/Lynchburg region is intent on adding a Major Gifts Officer to their fundraising team. Ideal candidate will cultivate and solicit major gifts of $1,000 – Roanoke, Va.

And, staying on the culture beat, opportunities with the Washington Ballet (scroll down):
Magellan Health Services seeks Communications Consultant for outreach work on behalf of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury – understanding/experience with military culture & protocol a must

American University – opportunities w/ WAMU 88.5 FM
Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineSpecial Events Manager – qualities sought include compassion, team orientation, results driven, and working with a sense of urgency – listing appears to be new since our late-Sept. check-in w. PCRM.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Faith-based social justice advocate Sojourners seeks Communications Director with relevant PR/communications skill set plus knowledge of social and economic justice issues and scriptural tenets that undergird organization involvement in them.  Office Manager/Receptionist also available.

Recent opportunities via Beacon Hill Staffing:
The National Wild Turkey Federation is searching for a Regional Director to manage a territory in Virginia; exact location unspecified – willingness to run up your odometer on behalf of conservation, turkey hunting and other outdoor activities is required.

Army Historical FoundationCorporate Relations Officer – experience soliciting and closing gifts at the six figure level preferred.

The tumultuous-of-late Associated Press operation in Richmond, Va. seeks new Newsperson – ability to break news and produce compelling enterprise on a politics beat is deemed essential.

Soccer-centric youth development group America SCORES seeks part-time Communications Associate – flexible schedule, 15 hour work-week and $700 monthly stipend noted

... and, finally: carpool to Ashburn with Kerrigan & Orakpo, or in Alfred Morris’ beloved ride, as Senior Admin Assistant for your Washington Redskins.

We’re straining to find Oktoberfest-ish related events for the weekend; we’ll add them if we find any.  But we will alert you to the Tuesday opening of the long long long awaited Blue Jacket in the Navy Yard part of town – see previews from DCistDC BeerThe Post.  Main takeaway: it’s going to be great.

And also – mark your calendar for next Saturday’s (Nov. 2) Novemberfest at Rustico in Alexandria.  See you there.

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