Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Out to Sea

Online Strategy Writer is the latest opportunity available with our friends at the Human Rights Campaign – writing for advertising, marketing campaigns, online fundraising/advocacy, or direct/persuasion- oriented mail is strongly preferred.

Acentia seeks Public Affairs Officer to support their NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration & Research client; your travel requirements for the post may include infrequent embarkation on a ship for an assignment at sea for periods up to a month, perhaps on this fine looking vessel

We have it on good authority that Silver Spring-based RLJ Entertainment is still in search mode for a Publicity Assistant for entities including Acorn (British TV), Acacia (fitness) and Athena (documentary) brands

Capitol Hill
  • Minnesota ProgressiveIntern
  • Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) – Intern
  • Committee on Education & Workforce, Democratic StaffIntern/Fellow
Just Vision, a group that seeks to increase the power and legitimacy of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and resolve the conflict nonviolently, is also seeking a superstar Development & Operations Intern who can start in May.

Booz Allen HamiltonSenior Communications & Congressional Outreach Specialist – your ten 10 years of experience with PR & strategic communications should include congressional/legislative-related work and polished writing skills

Betwixt Harrisonburg & Staunton, in the lovely Shenandoah Valley, is where you’ll find Bridgewater College and this 10-month, part-time Athletics Media Relations Assistant post w/ a $15k pay grade (and on-campus housing, maybe) – Bridgewater, Va. – you owe us a t-shirt if you get this gig

Disability advocate TASH seeks Advocacy Communications Manager w/ a blend of digital skills and media relations, social media & event planning experience – apply by Apr. 16

The Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club appears to still be actively searching for candidates for Beyond Coal Campaign and Policy Representative – College Park located.  Also new with Sierra’s DC office since we last checked in:
Hilton HotelsManager, Portfolio Public Relations – extensive travel appears to be part of the bargain 

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationGrassroots Advocacy Manager – qualified candidates should have 5-7 years of community/political organizing, communications, fundraising, or similar experience. 

Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat CorporationMass Communications Specialist – experience in media relations and working in or knowledge of Naval aviation acquisition environment sought – Patuxent River, MD

Animal Welfare InstituteInternships (scroll down) – undergrad and law student opportunities

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

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Gordon said...

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Summer 2014

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