Monday, February 10, 2014

More of the Same

Tuesday update: no new post today; see you Wednesday.

Hello to Monday and yet another cold week with chance of snow.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Arlington County is looking for one full-time and one part-time Communications Specialist to join the Dept. of Environmental Services communications team – $23-$43/hr – apply by Feb. 20

World BankDirector of Corporate Communications – successful candidate will have about 12 - 15 years of relevant experience in positions of increasing complexity and responsibility – apply by Feb. 26

Fresh-to-us opportunities from U.S. technology trade association TechAmerica:
Global construction & engineering giant Fluor seeks Senior Communications Specialist (search job family communications or use keyword 61106BR) – CVs that show 5-to-10 years of communications, business and related management experience, preferably related to the DoD and/or DOE , move to the top of the stack
Two new ones with kglobal, the public affairs division of Zenetex:
Councilmember Roger Berliner of the Montgomery County Council is looking for an Intern to help with community outreach and administrative assistance; hours/duration flexible, but a 3 month commitment is preferred 

United Nations Foundation

HPU.S. State and Local Regional Director, Government Relations (search communications category or job # 1219876) – minimum 5 years of demonstrated work experience on government relations required, preferably in a multi-state role

US Conference of Catholic Bishops
These opportunities w/ the Grameen Foundation, a worldwide microfinance & international development group, appear to have been on the books for a little more than a month so far:
The Brickman GroupVice President, Corporate Communications – minimum 10-15 years’ corporate communications experience or equivalent sought 

Society for Human Resource Management
Washington Suburban Sanitary CommissionSenior Public Relations Representative – $52k-$88k – proven ability to work with print, broadcast media and other news media required

American Enterprise Institute
Casualty Actuarial SocietyMarketing & Communications Manager – five years work experience in marketing and/or communications sought, including background in dealing with the traditional media and social media.

National Psoriasis Foundation seeks Health Policy Manager to develop policy positions and advocate to insurers, legislative and regulatory bodies and represents the organization in strategic alliances with federal groups, state and national coalitions, and other allied stakeholders – Metro-convenient Old Town location

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Home Depot - Intern, Government Relations

The Home Depot Government Relations office is looking to immediately hire a Government Relations Intern. Qualified candidates must have an interest and knowledge of not only the political process, but also political fundraising and grassroots. We are looking for candidates with an outgoing and friendly personality, excellent organizational skills, a proven attention to detail, strong writing and communications skills, outstanding time management skills, and a familiarity with Excel, especially mail merging.

The Government Relations Intern duties will include, but are not limited to:
--Assisting with The Home Depot’s Political Action Committee (PAC), including maintaining donor database and sending thank you letters
--Participating in bi-weekly briefings at campaign committees and trade associations relevant to The Home Depot’s legislative priorities, as well as attending hearings on Capitol Hill.
--Assisting with daily office tasks, including sending mailings and UPS packages, office supply stocking, meeting assistance and other administrative support.
--Completing a four-month long research project on a pressing government relations /grassroots/ programmatic topic and presenting it to the Government Relations team at internship’s end.

This is a paid internship; $15/hour for full time to near full time hours, between 20-40 hours a week. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to