Monday, April 21, 2014

Been a Long Time

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

This humble enterprise began operations in the Fall of 2008, so we've never had an opportunity to note a postseason appearance by the Wizards, who last extended their season in the Spring of that year.  Accordingly, we're happy to note last night's successful return to playoff fun for Nene, Marcin, and the electric Mr. Wall, et al.

Also, don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Pan American Health Organization seeks Director, Communications Unit with experience developing and leading policy advocacy and social marketing campaigns related to public health or international development in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as strong regionally-relevant language (esp. Spanish) skills – $80k-$87k salary noted is “after-tax figure” and would also be very significantly adjusted up for DC duty station – apply by May 9

Our friends at RH Strategic are actively seeking a strong-writer/quick-study Assistant Account Exec to join them in DC or Seattle, WA

The American Association for Homecare is seeking a Communications Associate to generate and write content for member communications and digital media; three years of professional experience in communications required; agency or trade association background preferred.

Office of Management & BudgetPolicy Analyst – $52k-$98k – job ID: OMB-14-27-CMJ-DE – apply by Apr. 24

AetnaSenior Manager, Public Policy

George Washington University
Center for Budget & Policy PrioritiesHealth Policy Analyst/Senior Analyst – candidates should have a minimum of five years working in health policy, an understanding of barriers low- and moderate-income people face in obtaining health coverage, and detailed knowledge of Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program & the ACA.

United Nations Foundation – opportunities supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
DC law firm of the leading sort seeks Public Relations Specialist with 3-5 years PR account management experience & excellent background in media relations – search managed by Global Employment Solutions

Fairfax’s Lord of Life Lutheran Church seeks Director of Communications – knowledge of the Lutheran faith and experience in communications with religious and/or non-profit organizations particularly desired

Federation for American Immigration Reform Communications Assistant – must possess a minimum of 3 years combined communications experience, whatever combined means. 

Enterprise Community PartnersPublic Policy Research Intern – desired attributes include interest in affordable housing & community development, working with nonprofit organizations and the legislative process.

New/recent opportunities with the Adfero Group – see also main career page
The CoStar Group, self-assessed as commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytics and online marketplaces, seeks Senior Director, Corporate Communications to presumably help reinforce that boast on a regular basis.

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$101k – fluency in Spanish required – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0053-1035-12-MR – apply by Apr. 24

Early childhood education/daycare provider Knowledge Universe seeks Government Relations Representative with at least 3-5 years’ experience in state or federal policymaking and advocacy; experience in education issues and in multistate advocacy a plus.

Center for Law & Social PolicyResearch Assistant, Income & Work Supports – strong research, analysis, and writing/editing skills, as well as demonstrated interest in low-income policy issues, are among the wants for the position.

Futures Group
is seeking a Policy Analyst to provide assistance for a range of activities that support the family planning and reproductive health portion of an international health project; Master’s degree in Public Health or related field of study required, along w/ 7-10 years related experience.

The Colonial Athletic Association seeks Director of Football Operations & Communications with at least five years combined experience in sports media relations, advanced media (online/social/digital) and game day/event management (preferably in football) – Richmond, Va. – apply by May 2


Anonymous said...

Is there a site like this for jobs in the NYC/CT region? I find the daily listings helpful and wanted to know if they were just limited to DC or span across several areas.

Gordon said...

DSPolitical - Executive Assistant / Office Manager

DSPolitical is a leading digital advertising platform in Washington DC. We use the newest programmatic technology to connect advertisers to audiences across digital channels. As the first voter-targeted online advertising network, we have experience in enabling Democratic campaigns and Progressive organizations to deliver online ads only to the individuals that our clients wish to target.

Candidates will have an unique opportunity to work on major progressive political races across the US. If you love technology, digital media or politics, we would love to meet you.

We are looking for an organized and talented Executive Assistant / Office Manager. This position would assist the Co-Founder and CEO of DSPolitical by maintaining a busy calendar and travel itineraries, and arrange and coordinate high level meetings. The successful candidate must have the ability to interact professionally This position is also proactive in onboarding new hires ensuring all forms are completed and that everything is in place as quickly as possible for the hire to have a fast start (e.g. access card, laptop, system access, cell phone, office phone, parking sticker, etc.) This position will exercise sound judgment and discretion when handling sensitive matters, arrange essential incoming items in priority action order, and manage deadlines on incoming requests to successful completion.

- 1+ year of progressively responsible administrative support experience

- Proficient in communication skills both written and verbal: spelling, vocabulary

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Both attention to detail and ability to multi-task are a must

- Experience supporting multiple people and priorities

- Ability to screen calls and visitors, turning some away and redirecting some to subordinate managers or other directors, when appropriate.

- Ability to perform a variety of important, sometimes urgent, confidential and complex tasks

- Time management skills

- High energy level and strong work ethic

- Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Location: Washington, DC

Schedule: Daily

Job Type: Full Time

Employee Status: Full-time


Interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter to

Gordon said...

Anon - we occasionally list jobs in the NYC area, but we don't know of any site like this that covers that region. So you should probably start one yourself! Happy hunting!