Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Happy Birthday Keith!

Rock Creek Strategic Marketing seeks Associate, Online Content with at least two years experience with an online program for a government agency, an electoral campaign, or advocacy organization; per main career page, it looks like you’ll be working at client site.

This Manager of Federal Affairs opportunity with the folks who get you out of auto-related jams (and provide other essential support to travelers nationwide) at AAA is DC-based, despite what the listing says – relevant experience with energy, transportation, environmental or automotive issues desired.

Brookings Institution
You may recall an opportunity for a Senior Vice President, Digital (see at right) with a progressive political communications firm we noted a few days back (#6); now the listing has been updated to identify your potential new employer as Mack-Sumner Communications – search managed by Grossman Heinz – apply by Dec. 27

An unnamed non-profit business association working to promote free markets seeks Executive Assistant – search managed by the Center for Shared Services.

Mystery employer described as advancing leadership across careers, cultures and continents by connecting the world’s most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement is in search mode for a Program Manager (search DC location) with a broad portfolio, including major event management work – search managed by Genesis Global.

National Indian Health BoardLegislative Assistant/Grassroots Coordinator – at least 3-5 years work experience in legislative affairs, either Hill based or in a corporate/association setting, is desired; health policy experience also sought.

Atlantic Media is seeking a resourceful, ambitious Senior Editor to drive the growth and impact of its new digital magazine, The Atlantic Weekly – and here’s more on that.

Government contractor BRTRC is seeking a results-driven, technology savvy team-oriented Strategic Communications Analyst to provide outstanding strategic communications support to a government client in the DC metro area.

Discovery CommunicationsSocial Media Coordinator – demonstrated passion, engagement, experience & understanding for the social media arena required.

Dollar for dollar, pound for pound, no organization has been more effective in cleaning up our water supply; that’s the self-assessment of the folks at Potomac Riverkeeper, and we have no reason to doubt them – Communications & Membership Coordinator – apply by Jan. 31

Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of Jewish HistoryDigital Marketing Associate (pdf) – part-time – New York

Federal Reserve of New YorkCommunications Associate, Financial Services (search communications / public affairs category or job # 233858) – New York

Novetta Solutions focuses on three core areas: big data analytics, cyber security, and identity intelligence.  Your place in this puzzle (and in Crystal City) would be Social Media Analyst.

These would appear to be new since our late November check-in w/ the Audubon Society:
Here’s a rare (ha!) chance to join the carnivore crew at the American Meat Institute as Legislative/Public Affairs Coordinator – PAC and FEC knowledge/experience a plus.

We also find a fairly fresh Director, Federal Government Relations opportunity with Walmart – relevant experience in (or dealing with) the legislative or executive branch required

Conservative business federation seeks jack-of-all-trades Staff Assistant to support their Congressional Affairs group – $40k - previous Hill job/intern experience particularly sought – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing.

The organizers for progressive change at USAction seek a National Campaigns Associate with at least 3 years experience in an organizational and/or grassroots campaign setting and a commitment to social and economic justice – apply by Jan. 3

The educators for liberty and savers of Western civilization at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute have enlisted our friends at Talent Market in their search for a Vice President/Director of Development – Wilmington, DE

DHS/ Citizenship and Immigration Services AgencyCongressional Liaison Specialist – $74k-$136k – job ID: CIS-PJN-959637-TFM – apply by Dec. 20

The big brains at the Society for Neuroscience seeks a Writer/Editor with a background in online news content with an interest in science-related issues.

National Disability Rights NetworkPublications & Communications Specialist (pdf) – strong writing & editing skills sought, as well as experience in newsletter layout & design – apply by Jan. 13

Capitol Hill
This is outside our usual area of focus, but perhaps one of you has the experience living or studying abroad & proficiency in a foreign language that are among the preferred attributes for Study Abroad Coordinator at Arlington’s Marymount University – apply by Jan. 3

This Team Administration Intern opportunity with the futbol folk at DC United sounds like a neat and even sometimes fun opportunity to us – which, of course, probably means it’s actually grueling and soul-defeating.  Good luck either way!

 ... and, finally: Do you like exercise, the Nats and the whole idea of large-headed presidential mascotry?  This would seem to be right up your alley, then.  We’ll take some comp seats for Thursday or Friday vs. the Braves, thanks.

We close by noting an auspicious day for birthday greetings: Dec. 18 is the big day for Keith Richards, Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, Joseph Stalin, Franz Ferdinand, Ty Cobb, and the great Fletcher Henderson.  Celebrate with some rare Christmas season brews (and air your grievances) at tonight's observance of Festivus at Rustico in Old Town Alexandria.

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