Tuesday, March 25, 2014


We just have time for a short run today.

The Fund for the Republic, a grantmaking institution that broadens, strengthens and unites efforts to reduce the dominance of well-financed interests over politics and policy, seeks Admin Assisant w/ at least 3 years of relevant experience.

National Bureau of Asian Research
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Suburban & Sibley HospitalsDirector of Public Relations – minimum of 10 years PR/media relations experience required, along w/ familiarity w/ local media market

National Defense UniversityDirector of Strategic Communications – $1123k-$157k – job ID: NDU-14-032- 1079808 – apply by Apr. 21

Center for American ProgressResearch Associate supporting their LGBT Research and Communications Project – experience in the LGBT research and advocacy movement a plus

The folks at Marriott seek a Manager, Public Relations for their Fairfield Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites brands

Facebook Manager, State Policy – legislative drafting experience preferred

1 comment:

Gordon said...

National Venture Capital Association - Manager of Communications

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) seeks a Manager of Communications to join its team. Reporting to the Vice President of Communications, the Manager of Communications will be intimately involved in the day-to-day operation of NVCA’s communications shop and will play a central role in communicating with key constituencies in the startup ecosystem as well as enhancing NVCA’s brand and reputation in Washington, DC.

Duties and Responsibilities

Media Relations:
--Assist with day to day media requests, including the processing and responding to requests for data.
--Assist with the production and distribution of media relations products, including press releases, pitches, media alerts, etc.
--Manage event media operations.
--Develop and maintain media lists.
--Develop strategies and media relations plans to garner earned media coverage for the association and its members.

--Draft and edit blog posts, op-eds and letters to the editor.
--Contribute to monthly column in industry trade magazine.
--Draft speeches, talking points and PowerPoint decks for CEO and other senior staff.
--Special writing projects as assigned.

Member Communications:
--Responsible for drafting, formatting and distributing all member communication products, including newsletters, policy updates and association news items.
--Lead editor for daily electronic newsletter/news aggregator.

Website and Social Media:
--Lead architect and manager of the association’s social media strategy, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
--Generate content and post updates to website.
--Provide ongoing maintenance of website to improve user experience.

Database Management:
--Develop and oversee strategies and tactics for the collection and use of data.
--Develop methods of integrating data-driven testing and experimentation with member communications.
--Maintain and update membership and prospect databases and produce monthly reports.
--Develop and maintain queries and reports for organization events and projects.
--Key point of contact with database vendor and consultants.
--Handle mailing list rentals

--Bachelor’s degree at a minimum, but a master’s degree would be even better.
--3-5 years professional experience, ideally in communications and/or media relations.
--Capitol Hill experience strongly desired but not required.
--Political campaign experience would be appreciated.
--Must be a self-starter with high level of initiative that can work without close supervision.
--Strong attention to detail and commitment to excellence.
--Strong writer with superior editing skills.
--Familiarity with membership associations.
--Basic understanding of database management.

To Apply

Applicants can submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and TWO writing samples to nvca@nvca.org. Applicants that fail to include all requested information and materials will be immediately discarded. No phone calls.