Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Lloyd Dobler: Ideal Candidate?

Lots of good direct-to-us submissions in today's set.  Happy hunting!

This fine Senior Social Media Strategist post with the Brookings Institution was posted after our usual Thursday check-in w/ the group, but we won't make you wait further. Your minimum of five years experience in public affairs or communication should include at least three years dealing w/ social media – Videographer/Editor also sought.

The Armed Forces Foundation seeks a Public Affairs Associate for broad range of media relations, legislative outreach, event support and online communications-related duties – convenient, Capitol South Metro accessible location is part of the bargain.

Do you believe that innovation drives results and passion overcomes obstacles?  (For some reason, we’re picturing John Cusack’s character in Say Anything after reading that).  Points of Light seeks like-minded DC-based Marketing Manager to help promote the PoL Corporate Institutemore available in Atlanta and New York; scroll to bottom for DC Intern opportunities.

Internship opportunities (scroll down) abound at Northern Virginia Magazine – disciplines include grassroots/event marketing, copywriting and social media

Technology trade association TechAmerica is currently seeking a Communications Intern for Spring 2014 – candidates should be interested in the technology policy arena, demonstrate an understanding of how government works and possess highly-refined writing skills.

Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates
, a D.C.-based public affairs and strategic communications firm, is currently seeking applicants for mid-level positions.  Ideal candidates are driven, self-starters with the ability to grasp complex subject matter quickly and work well within teams and should have 4+ years of experience in public affairs corporate/crisis communications.

Opportunities with bipartisan strategic communications firm Story Partners include Senior Director, Public Affairs and an unpaid-but-substantive Strategic Communications Intern (scroll down) post.  Georgetown location.

The Pew Research Center is recruiting for a Communications Associate to support all aspects of external relations with the Religion & Public Life Project’s domestic and international audiences – 3-5 years external/media relations experience sought.

This is a little outside our usual area of focus, but adoption services provider Spence-Chapin is searching far and wide for an Outreach Manager (scroll down) to join the team in New York.  We’d guess that it’s pretty fulfilling work putting families and kids who need a home together, so we’re happy to do our small part to help.

In a similar vein, we don’t usually promote specialized opportunities with a financial bent, but we’ll make an exception to support the good works of Refugees InternationalDirector of Finance & Administration – apply by Nov. 31

Capitol Hill
FWIW, this Public Affairs Specialist post (w/ same url) with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission formerly featured an Oct. 11 application deadline – $53k-$92k – Upper Marlboro, MD

Reston-based software cabal Clarabridge seeks PR Coordinator w/ 1-2 years of marketing experience – main career page for their awesomely fast-loading site can be found here

Inova Health SystemDirector, External Communications (search corporate category or req ID 1063BR) – 8-10 yrs. experience providing results-oriented leadership in strategic communications sought.

Food & Drug Administration
Public Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $74k-$136k – job ID: HHS-FDA-DE-14-995716 – apply by Nov. 21

The Young Playwrights Theatre is putting out a casting call for Communications Associate w/ keen attention to detail and strongly held views on the written word – $30k – apply by Dec. 6

These Senior Vice President, Energy Public Affairs and External Communications Fellowship opportunities with Hill & Knowlton are new since our mid-Oct. PR jobs special.

Investment Company InstituteWriter/Editor (pdf) – see main career page for more info; also being offered via Crossroads Employment Services, it seems.

Reading is FundamentalPublic Relations/Communications Specialist – outstanding editorial and research skills required, along w/ superior grammar, spelling and proofreading skill-set – search managed by the HR Team

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

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