Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Oyster-proximate Opportunities, Stopping Frank Underwood, Joining the Circus, & Running the Tennis Shop

International development non-profit Global Communities seeks Media Officer – proven ability to place stories in traditional and non-traditional media required; advanced Spanish or Arabic language skills preferred.

ReThink Media, an organization focused on building the communications capacity of nonprofit think  tanks, experts, and advocacy groups working toward a more constructive US foreign and national security policy, seeks Media Associate (pdf) to support their Money in Politics and Fair Courts Communications Collaborative – 2-3 years relevant communications/PR experience desired.

Teach for America seeks New York-based Communications Director to will lead communication and public relations strategy for the New York region, with an emphasis on shaping messages & sharing their accomplishments with donors, corps members, alumni, school partners, and community partners.

We just stumbled across this DC-based Government Director of Government Affairs (pdf) opportunity with the Alaska Wildlife League – and just in time, given the Feb. 21 application deadline

America-Israel Political Action Committee
Campaign for Tobacco Free KidsDirector of Digital Grassroots & Strategy – minimum 7 years of experience in digital/grassroots organizing for political or policy advocacy campaigns sought

The National Beer Wholesalers Association seeks Industry Affairs Manager to represent the industry at various industry and legislative events, for research and legislative tracking work, and to liaise with member companies and state distributor associations.  Celebrate your first day at work with happy hour at the very nearby and recently expanded Hank’s Oyster Bar in Old Town.

Speaking of opportunities proximate to places we love, 720 Strategies is in search mode for Communications Director and Vice President, Media Relations.  Side note: we find a lot to like about their website, too.

Capitol Hill
  • Freshman DemocratPress Secretary
  • Democrat on Armed Service CommitteeDefense Fellow
  • Committee on Education & the Workforce, Democratic StaffIntern
  • Committee on Science, Space & Technology, Democratic StaffIntern
TwitterIntern, Public Policy

The rakers of muck and uncoverers of chicanery at the Sunlight Foundation seek Federal Policy Manager to rein in Frank Underwood and his ilk – apply by Feb. 21

U.S. Commission on International Religious FreedomPolicy Analyst, East Asia/Pacific – $55k-$75k- job ID: USCIRF-14-104985 – apply by Mar. 10

National Skills Coalition
State Policy Analyst – seeking candidates w/ strong quantitative skills as well as knowledge of information systems used in measuring workforce development programs and participants – apply by Mar. 17

American Friends Service CommitteePolicy Impact Coordinator – seeking candidates with at least 4 years experience working in public policy advocacy, preferably related to international policy and/or economic justice – apply by Feb. 28

Engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations mainstay CH2M HILL seeks Government Affairs Intern

National Association of Manufacturers Director, Public Affairs & Grassroots Advocacy – broad portfolio of responsibilities will keep you ultra-busy, we expect

Staying on grassroots turf, we also see Manager, Grassroots Program for the National Association of Home Builders

MWW – these posts can be located in DC or New York, except as noted:
America Abroad Media
Feld Entertainment, the folks behind well-known circus and ice-show properties and more, seek Philadelphia, PA-based Regional Public Relations Specialist

Are we (and by extension, you) too late to the game with this vintage mid-January Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications opportunity with Johns Hopkins Medicine?  Baltimore, MD

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University seeks expert storyteller and broadcast booker to join their communications team as Broadcast Media Manager – also available: Event Associate

Save the Children
Society for the Psychological Study of Social IssuesPublic Relations & Communications Manager – broad experience with media management including news reports, press releases, and other relevant forms of internal and external communications sought 
…. and finally, this Tennis Desk Attendant (scroll down) gig at the Chevy Chase Club transports us back to a lovely, lazy time when we had a seasonal job w/ that title, albeit at a far less tony establishment.  Nice way to spend a Summer, though – that is, if Summer ever actually gets here.  Pro tip: take one of these to your interview.

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