Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Didn't See That Coming

Our Magic 8 Ball missed calling last night's surprise in the Richmond suburbs, but we hope your collective or individual futures are brightened by one of today's finds.

CAMRIS International, an international development & research firm, is looking for a Senior Program Analyst (Communications), to work on a contract supporting USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning .  Ideal candidate has strong social media and writing skills, event planning experience, and knowledge of the Hill.  He/she needs a minimum of seven years of relevant professional experience in communications, preferably in international development. 

The Stimson Center, a think tank working to address peace & security challenges worldwide, seeks Communications Specialist with at least 1-2 years experience in journalism, public relations, communications or related field with a demonstrated interest in national security issues; a track record of successfully securing earned media for senior-level experts moves your CV to the top of the stack – apply by July 10

Here’s a fresh Press Secretary, Public Education post with the Human Rights Campaign – seeking candidates with at least seven or more years of work experience in media relations; preference for advocacy/political communications background.

ASGK Public Strategies seeks Summer 2014 Interns of the paid (or course-credit) variety for a broad range of research, writing & support duties.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Dept. of the TreasuryAssociate Program Manager, Legislative & External Affairs – $89k-$138k – job ID: 14-DO-553P – apply by June 18

Lockheed MartinSenior Communications Representative – supporting Mission Systems & Training division – Arlington or Manassas, Va.; Moorestown, NJ; Oswego or Syracuse, NY; or Baltimore, MD

The National Resident Matching Program facilitates the pairing up medical school grads with residency appointments & fellowships; we hope we can help match one of you to this Senior Communications Analyst post there.

Capitol Hill
  • Texas DemocratLegislative Assistant
  • Rep. Jim Brinenstine (R-OK) – Intern – early Aug. through Nov. 2014
  • Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) – Intern – Fall 2014
The time frame for this Corporate Communications/Public Relations Intern opportunity w/ building materials supplier Titan America is not noted in the description, but we can tell you it was posted to their career page on June 5 (you can search here, using Virginia location to see for yourself) – Norfolk, Va.

Cape Fox Corp. seeks Strategic Communications Planner w/ a passion for science and medical writing – Secret clearance required – Manassas, Va. 

McGraw HillDirector, Government & Regulatory Policy – focus on issues including policy and regulation related to the energy and financial markets, information and data protection, taxation, and competitive business environment policies. 

Arthritis FoundationDirector, Federal Government Relations – 7+ years of Capitol Hill experience or advocacy work in a non-profit, government, or corporate setting as a lobbyist and health policy expert, is required.

New since our mid-May check in with the World Wildlife Fund:
RaytheonSenior Manager, Government Relations – supporting Intelligence, Information and Services division – 10+  years of experience working with government customers, decision makers & senior officials in the legislative and executive branches of federal government, with a specific focus on intelligence and defense matters, is desired.

Mystery employer involved in life sciences, biotech & pharma marketing space seeks Vice President of Public Affairs/Communications (search DC location) with a passionate interest in health care/medical issues and advancements – $120k-$140k – search managed by Bauer Consulting Group

Some internet/map sleuthing leads us to confidently declare that the GSA referenced in this call for a Development Coordinator is the Good Shepherd Alliance, an Ashburn, Va.-based group working to support the homeless in Loudoun County

Overseas Private Investment Corporation Congressional Liaison Officer – $63k-$98k – job ID: OPIC-OEA-2014-0006 – apply by June 19

Americans for the Arts seeks Program Coordinator for their Animating Democracy program – at least 3 years of experience working in the arts field & knowledge/interest in civic engagement, community & local arts, and diversity & cultural equity issues sought for the position

Associated Press seeks a Head of US Video Production with at at least five years’ of leadership experience in both TV and online video production along with utstanding writing, visual storytelling and broadcast/online production skills – apply by June 17

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation seeks a keep-the-trains-running-on-time Project Coordinator to support their educations programming – search managed by Staffing Advisors

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Plaintiff litigation practitioner The Cochran Firm seeks Online Content Intern – Metro Center accessible location

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Smith & Harroff - Associate

Smith & Harroff is seeking a talented and enthusiastic associate to assist with client services. This is an entry level position that offers a competitive salary and benefits in the heart of Old Town Alexandria.

General Requirements

-- 0-2 years of experience. The best candidates will have experience (internships are okay) with a public affairs or public relations firm, congressional office, political campaign, electric utility or trade association.

-- Writing and editing skills are important for much of the work we do.

-- Being detail oriented is a must. This position requires the successful managing of multiple projects, many of them on different deadlines.

-- While experience in media relations is not required, it is preferred.

-- A good awareness of social media and digital advertising would be a plus.

-- Travel is required. The candidate should be able to travel and still manage to remain as productive on the road as they would at the office.

-- BA/BS degree

Primary Duties/Responsibilities

The position will require the successful candidate to wear several different hats. This position will assist in the managing of a nationwide outreach program for a large scale energy client. Primarily the program consists of planning campus events throughout the United States, and parlaying those events into media coverage. This position requires travel, and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a keen eye for detail as that will be needed when planning an event over 2,000 miles away.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to:

Casey Ratlief
cratlief@smithharroff.com