Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Tuesday Focus: Digital & Social Media Jobs

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again scour the web for opportunities in social media, as well as jobs with a digital or online communications bent.

Aljazeera AmericaDigital Producer for America Tonight

AgencyQ Account Director/Digital Producer

American Bankers AssociationWeb Content Manager – $50k-$55k

American Bus AssociationSocial Media Assistant – part-time 

American Federation of State, County & Municipal EmployeesWeb Editor – $72k 

American Public Human Services AssociationSocial Media & Communications Manager – $55k-$60k 

American Youth Policy ForumWebsite Communications Associate – apply by Nov. 6

Armed Forces Services Corp.Web Content Coordinator

Atlantic Council (scroll way down)
Center for American ProgressSocial Media Reporter for Think Progress

Chronicle of Higher EducationWeb Producer (scroll way down)

City of Charlottesville, Va.Digital Media Specialist – $42k-$43k – apply by Nov. 15

DDC AdvocacyDigital Media Associate (scroll down)

Dulles Town CenterDigital Marketing Assistant – part-time – Potomac, Va.

Earth Resources Technology, Inc.Digital Media Coordinator supporting NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Initiative for Global DevelopmentCommunications Coordinator – digital media focus

Growing consulting firmDirector of Social Media & Communications – part-time

Koons Automotive CompaniesDirector of Digital & Social Media

MetroStar SystemsNew Media Producer

MerkleWeb Content Manager

Mystery employer somehow involved w/ military historyOnline Editor

Mystery nonprofitDigital Strategist/Fundraiser – $81k-$100k – search managed by The Creative Group

Mystery nonprofit, Alexandria-basedSenior Web Content Strategist – search managed by Creative Circle

Mystery Reston-based branding & marketing firm with national reputationMarketing Social Media Manager

NACS: The Association for Convenience & Fuel RetailingAssistant Editor

National Gay and Lesbian Task ForceOnline Organizing Academy Manager

Navy Federal Credit UnionWeb Content Writer

Northern Virginia Apartment AssociationSocial Media Coordinator – part-time – $20/hr

OrderUpSocial Media Intern – Baltimore, MD

People for the American WayDigital Marketing & Social Media Specialist

Sidwell Friends SchoolContent Manager

United WayManager, Social Media – apply by Nov. 22

Unknown broadband providerSocial Media Specialist – search managed by MDT Technical

US Association for the UN High Commission on RefugeesManager, Online Fundraising

World BankSenior Online Communications Officer – apply by Nov. 25

… and finally, while this part-time Social Media Internship with Capital Chicken & Waffles is tagged as being for course credit only, we hope you’ll at least get a few lunches as part of the bargain.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Travel Technology Association - Director of Communications & Public Affairs

Founded in 1998, Travel Tech is the association for the world’s leaders in online travel. Travel Tech’s members include the largest online travel companies (OTCs) such as Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity and Vegas.com and global distribution systems (GDSs), including Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport. Travel Tech represents these innovators on policy and educational campaigns to make the world more aware of the immense technological and economic contributions that Travel Tech members make.


Reporting to the President, the Director of Communications & Public Affairs will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Travel Tech’s messages and mission. The Director of Communications & Public Affairs will ensure that Travel Tech is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information on key issues of online travel technology and commerce within the travel trade press, mainstream press, among policymakers and consumers.

The Director of Communications & Public Affairs will work closely with a senior peer group within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.


-- Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the Travel Tech’s audiences in collaboration
-- Lead the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate
-- Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities
-- Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and Travel Tech’s website
-- Coordinate website maintenance and social media—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly
-- Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time
-- Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, reports, polls, e-newsletters, and Travel Tech’s website
-- Establish and manage all media contacts within travel, ecommerce, technology and consumer arenas
-- In addition to day-to-day communications responsibilities, candidate should be qualified to represent the organization before other constituencies, including industry groups, elected and public officials and staff.


Travel Tech is seeking an accomplished Director of Communications & Public Affairs who has at least seven years of communications experience, ideally in an association or agency role and covering areas such as media relations, social media, website content, newsletters, and stakeholder engagement. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.

-- Experience developing and implementing communications strategies across multiple platforms
-- Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
-- A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
-- Demonstrated track record in managing media relationships
Social media and online communications strategist and tactician
-- High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
-- Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
-- Experience in travel industry arena a plus but not required

Send qualifications and salary requirements to: Comms@traveltech.org. No phone calls please.