Monday, April 7, 2014

Kalorama, not Kabul

Hello Monday.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Last moment Monday afternoon find:  We just saw a closing-today, Apr. 7 Conference Center Coordinator (scroll all the way down) with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in Annapolis, MD, if that suits anyone.

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence seeks Media Relations & Communications Manager with 5-7 years public relations and communications experience, ideally working on public health and safety advocacy, political campaigns or issue campaigns – apply by Apr. 30

The Health Data Consortium, a new public private partnership to bring together key health data stakeholders to help foster innovations that improve health care, seeks Policy Director (pdf) – 5+ years experience working on health and legislative issues on Capitol Hill or with a government agency or health association is desired; work in the appropriations arena especially valued.

Here’s a really neat Program Manager post in the communications division of the Federal Aviation Administration helping run their IdeaHub and MyFAA online channels – $110k-$170k – job ID: AWA-AOC- 14-0004MR-3431 – apply by Apr. 17

Astellas Pharma, makers of a variety of life-improvers and -extenders, seeks Director, Government Communications & Advocacy with extensive experience in public relations, coalition development & grassroots/grasstops advocacy.

Here’s a fresh call for a Communications Specialist to join the ranks of the MacArthur-lauded Stimson Center – strong writing/messaging skills and experience and confidence working with a wide range of communications technology and tools is essential – apply by May 4

Current searches managed by Chaloner Associates:
Embassy of AfghanistanPublic Affairs Officer – $30k-$35k – a background in South Asia/Afghanistan policy issues preferred; language requirements not noted – sweet Kalorama location – apply by May 5

Perhaps you should make the acquaintance of the above-mentioned E-of-A PAO as a Newsperson/Reporter covering the intelligence beat for the Associated Press – experience covering related issues such as the military or foreign affairs is, quite naturally, preferred. 

Potomac Communications GroupPR Writer/Manager – proven ability to take complex information and develop captivating materials, including op-eds, white papers, annual reports and fact sheets required;  proficiency in AP style a must.

Mystery law firmPublic Relations Specialist – ideal candidate will have 3-5 years PR account management experience, with excellent background in media relations – search managed by Metro Staffing Resources

PBS seeks Associate Director, PBS KIDS Public Relations & Social Media with with at least 4 years of experience managing public relations campaigns and strategy, media relations and social media; background in campaigns to raise awareness among teachers preferred.

George Washington University
ICF International Public Relations/Media Manager – 15 + years of experience in communications and public relations required; experience managing challenging clients preferred

Tire vs. pothole?  From our experience, the smart money’s on pothole – but of course, we thought Florida was a lock Saturday, so what the hell do we know?  Here’s what we do know: the tire-centric U.S. Rubber Manufacturers Association is looking to add a Manager, Regulatory Affairs with a properly inflated resume. 

AmerisourceBergenDirector of Government Affairs (search DC location or job # 000014OB) – requires 10-15 years Capitol Hill or government affairs and/or Administration experience with thorough understanding of the federal legislative and regulatory process.

Here’s a month-old call for a Communications Associate (pdf) with the National Fair Housing Alliance – experience with web and graphic design for social justice causes preferred; proficiency w/ Drupal CMS will also help your cause.

YMCA of Greater Richmond, Va.
Look carefully when you open this call for a Manager, Public Relations with T. Rowe Price in Baltimore, MD; on our screen, the text box containing the info for the job is rather small, and appears empty at first glance, but use the scroll bar at right of the listing and you’ll find there’s a real job in there.

APCO Worldwide seeks 1-3 year experienced public affairs/government relations staffer with fluency in Russian and previous Capitol Hill or other government experience

Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: D14-OCLA-1085859-071-LES - $63k-$82k – apply by Apr. 10

Underwriters LaboratoryGovernment Affairs Specialist (search government/public relations category or use keyword irc15351) – demonstrated knowledge of the US policymaking process and international trade policy particularly sought

Association of Academic Health CentersAssociate Director, Government Relations – minimum of 5 years relevant experience working in government affairs required; background including  membership/trade association work desirable – search managed by Staffing Advisors

SAP is in search mode for a Vice President, Government Relations who will position SAP as a thought leader and trusted adviser to public policy makers; experience in international GR, especially related to Latin America, is preferred.

Unnamed national nonprofit advocacy group seeks Research Associate to manage and conduct research involving insurance fraud, which sounds like fun to us (we mean the research sounds fun, not the fraud).

1 comment:

Gordon said...

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