Thursday, July 31, 2014

It's Thursday ...

... and, for the first time we can recall, it's not a just-the-jobs kind of Thursday at DCPA+CJ – that's because we're switching over to the (mostly) j-t-j format for all of August, starting tomorrow.  Also, we'll be adding a few more to today's set, we're sure – all done now.

The Thomas Fordham Institute seeks Editorial Assistant with an understanding of education policy and the key players, arguments, and ideas in education reform; proficiency with Adobe software products and a talent for data visualization preferred.

The U.S Travel Association is actively seeking a Communications Intern of the paid variety – prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization viewed as a major plus.

American-Israeli Cooperative EnterpriseProgram Director – thorough knowledge of Jewish and Israeli history & top-notch communications skill set will merit you consideration here

National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
Georgetown UniversityMultimedia and Publications Editor supporting the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies – Arabic language proficiency required

The Embassy of Canada seeks Policy Officer focused on representing the interests of the Province of Ontario – at least four years experience in advocating policy positions to Congress and/or the Administration required, as well as an appropriate collection of game worn Leafs jerseys – $77k – apply by Aug. 11

Smithsonian InstitutionPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the National Museum of African American History and Culture – $52k-$67k – job ID: 14R-MR-299718-DEU-NMAAHC – apply by Aug. 5

Brookings InstitutionAdmin Assistant – supporting the communications dept.

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Communications cabal Reingold seeks Media Relations/Communications Associate – two to five years' experience in media relations, communications, journalism, or a related field required; agency experience and client/account management experience a big plus.

Consumer Finance Protection BureauCongressional Liaison – $72k-$123k – job ID: 14-CFPB-558XMP – apply by Aug. 4

Environmental Defense Fund
American Institute of CPAsCommunications Manager, State Regulatory & Legislative Affairs – 5 - 7 years’ business experience in program management, communications, or related field required; as well as strong writing skills and social media expertise

Here’s a fresh Director of Communications & Marketing (pdf) post with the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry – $60k-$70k – 5-10 years of relevant professional experience required; previous work with the Catholic Church a plus

Opportunities with Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey, direct marketing specialists supporting nonprofits; seemingly specializing in those with a progressive/activist bent:
more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Institute, Campaign, Center & Society

The Old-Town located (practically in our back yard) Military Officers Association of America seeks presumably squared-away, ship-shape & mission-ready Director of Public Relations to take overall responsibility for MOAA’s PR program; service as a commissioned officer in one of the U.S. uniformed services preferred.

The Better Business Bureau Institute seeks Senior Manager for their Financial Readiness for Returning Veterans Program, an initiative to help educate returning veterans on personal finance and money issues through the use of peer-to-peer technology with mentor oversight – interesting skill set required includes: unquestioningly proactive and has a habit of presenting possible solutions alongside problems that have been identified – search managed by ReWork – apply by Aug. 18

Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) – Intern – start date ASAP
  • Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA) – Intern
  • Rep. Candace Miller (R-MI) – Legislative Intern
  • Rep. David Price (D-NC) – Intern – apply by Aug. 15
Population Connection (who formerly went by the Zero Population Growth moniker) seeks Media Relations Manager – five years of relevant experience required; knowledge of reproductive health, population and environmental issues a plus – apply by Sept. 12

Command Consulting Group
Unidentified international think-tank seeks Interns to begin ASAP – should have knowledge and interest of the Middle East, foreign affairs, and current events.

New since our couple-weeks-back check in with Burson-Marsteller:
Dept. of Commerce/Office of the Inspector GeneralPublic Affairs Officer – $124k-$157k – job ID: DOC-OIG-2014-0121 – apply by Aug. 4

Human Rights Campaign
JRB Communications, self-described as a small communications consulting firm specializing in book publicity and media relations for TV and documentary clients, seeks Communications Assistant to join them in Fairfax Station

Center for International Private Enterprise
Jewish Council for Public AffairsCommunications Manager & Press Secretary – preference is given to candidates with pre-existing media relationships, issue campaign communications experience, and/or background in online marketing and list development.

Phi Beta Kappa Society
We’d prefer a product tester/reviewer position with the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals; perhaps you’ll be content with their Grassroots Advocacy Professional opportunity.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
PolicyWorks, a Des Moines-based government affairs firm representing trade associations, not-for-profit organizations, and Fortune 500 companies, is seeking a Public Affairs Manager to join them (immediately?  eventually?) back in Iowa – although they note that the work is largely concentrated in Iowa and DC.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Split Set

Today's edition is a combo of several tips we've received in the last couple days, plus a handful of communications jobs appended at the end.

U.S. Travel AssociationIndustry Communications Manager (scroll down) – preference for candidates with minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the fields of communications and/or PR ; knowledge and experience within the travel industry a plus.

We won’t make you wait for the usual Thursday listings of Georgetown University opportunities to see this Communications Manager, Global Engagement opportunity - $42k-$45k – responsibilities include writing and editing for the university website, social media, and other communications platforms

The Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Associate Program at P.R. Quinlan offers a paid opportunity to one grad student or strong undergrad candidate in his or her junior or senior year, for a part-time engagement in the Fall 2014 semester – apply by Aug. 15

Opportunities available to support the essential anti-trafficking work at Polaris:
Village Capital, an impact investing fund that just moved to the DC area from Atlanta, is seeking a junior-level Global Communications Manager to work directly for the senior management team – excellent writing and editing skills required; web design and video skills preferred; experience in international development & entrepreneurship deemed  valuable – apply by Aug. 1

Share our Strength is actively seeking a Communications Intern with a focus on digital storytelling – we have some additional info about this position: a stipend is available, SOS’s offices are apparently pretty nice, including gym, they’re on this encouraging list of preferred workplaces, and you’ll be using Adobe Premiere instead of Final Cut Pro

Federal Aviation AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $92k-$143k – job ID: AWA-AOC-14-0008MR-36050 – apply by Aug. 11

Johns Hopkins UniversitySpeechwriter – supporting the Office of the President – capacity to find and tell stories that will reach diverse audiences and a talent for writing & editing in a fast-paced environment particularly sought – Baltimore, MD

Progressive political consulting and strategic communications firm Berlin Rosen seeks Vice President, National Advocacy with proven skills managing staff and leading campaigns and/or public affairs strategy – while the link notes New York as a possibility, we’re told that they’re looking for a DC-based hire in particular at this time. 

Association of Public Health Laboratories Communications Intern – applicants must be pursuing an undergrad or grad degree preferably in a related area such as communications, public health or community health – 20 hour per week commitment can work around your academic schedule

A tipster wants to make sure we (or rather, you) see this Editorial Intern opportunity supporting  the Teacher channel at Education Week, among several other EdWeek Internships (some noting a $10/hr pay grade) and jobs like Online Creative Director, Marketing Manager, and Webinar Producer/Online News Producer

Association of American Publishers
Capital OneSenior Communications Manager, US Card

Booz Allen HamiltonStrategic Communications Specialist supporting the NGA and NRO

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationDirector of Media Relations

Hilton WorldwideManager, Corporate PR

MedStar Georgetown University HospitalCommunications & Media Specialist

Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Corporate Communications Manager

RxAnteMarketing & Communications Manager

Urban Libraries CouncilCommunications Coordinator

Monday, July 28, 2014

Please be good (like really good) at your job in the anti-terrorism & -proliferation biz, OK?

We'll start your Monday by letting you know that yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week is a pretty good-sized set. 

SevenTwenty StrategiesVice President, PAC Programs – successful candidate will have strong networking, written & oral communications skills, experience developing PAC fundraising and outreach strategies and the capacity to manage the development of PAC compliant websites and other collateral materials

– or, as they are more fancily known, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – seeks Corporate Affairs Associate, Communications in what is deemed a fantastic opportunity for a go-getter – $40k-$55k 

Arlington County is seeking a part-time Policy Analyst to provide senior level professional support to the County Board Members and to perform a wide range of analytical assignments and special projects – $25-$40/hr – apply by July 31

National Shooting Sports Foundation
Mystery education non-profit seeks Communications Project Assistant to update & reorganize web content – temporary through Sept. – $25/hr

Per Friday's comment field, Old Town-based TalentFront looks to bring a Media Relations Intern on board  - here's a link to their site to help you figure out who to contact.

Nonprofit human development organization FHI 360 seeks Communications Specialist to support their Civil Society & Peace Building Dept.  – 3+ years of demonstrated professional experience in public affairs, public relations, outreach, strategic communications, and/or marketing required

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & FoxCommunications Manager – contract/temp assignment, Sept.-Dec. term

Friends of the National Zoo

American Dental Association Senior Project Assistant (scroll to find) – main responsibilities fall under providing admin support to the PAC department.

Mystery book publisher needs experienced Publicist with proven contacts in the industry – $40k+ 

Department Of EducationLegislative Director – $124k-$157k – job ID: OLCA-2014-0005 – apply by Aug. 8

George Washington University
(c) Management, an association management firm providing a range of support services to the Association of Community Cancer Centers and state medical oncology chapters seeks Policy Coordinator with 3 years relevant Hill and/or healthcare-related experience

Natural Products AssociationCommunications Coordinator – produces proofed and researched content that is concise & intelligible for a variety of channels – apply by Aug. 8

MWW GroupAccount Director, Corporate Communications – seeking CVs with 7+ years of experience in corporate communications/reputation management in an agency setting or in-house – New York 

FreedomWorks (scroll to find)
ShellGovernment Relations Advisor – minimum of 5 years of related government relations/policy experience required, as is an interest in and curiosity about the energy industry and the issues that affect it – apply by Aug. 22

The Scripps Howard Foundation would like to lure an innovative-thinking relationship builder to Cincinnati, OH to serve as President & CEO and help advance the cause of a free press and quality journalism

Communities in SchoolsDigital & Social Media Intern

Here’s a recently added Policy & Advocacy Intern with Management Sciences for Health starting in early Sept. – must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate (preferable) program

Arthritis FoundationDirector of Social Media & Interactive Brand Strategy – 5-7 years progressive experience in marketing, social media strategy and implementation, interactive communications, PR or related field required – Atlanta, GA 

Culmen International is seeking a Policy Support Analyst who will be attached to an unnamed Federal law enforcement client, who is responsible for preventing, countering, responding, and investigating threats of terrorism or proliferation involving chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons. – active Top Secret clearance is, understandably, a requirement.  And, please be good at your job here, OK?

Jobs for the Future
Scroll down to see the temporary, DC-based Senior Advocacy and Public Policy Manager post with the international immunization advocates & abettors at the the GAVI Alliance – apply by Aug. 11 – other posts currently noted are Geneva, Switzerland-based

GESocial Media Manager – 5+ years of marcomm experience with specific experience developing and implementing social media programs sought – Norwalk, CT 

WKTR/WGNTProducer – Norfolk, Va.

Del Ray based communications cabal Reingold is in search mode for Communications & Marketing Intern for the Fall season – paid position – apply by Aug. 15

Sunday, July 27, 2014

HR Folks Must Have Beach Plans for Late August

... at least that's our takeaway from this extra-large run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Dept. of Housing & Urban DevelopmentAssistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing – $120k-$181k – job ID: 00-ER-14-1153284-14 – July 28

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $106k-$138k – job ID: COPS-14-1163727-DEU – July 28

Library of Congress Writer/Editor – $76k-$98k – job ID: 140016 – July 28

YMCA of the USAPresident & Chief Executive Officer – Chicago, IL – search managed by DHR InternationalJuly 28

Loudoun County Public LibraryCommunications Division Manager – $51k-$75k – Leesburg, Va. – July 29

NASALegislative Affairs Specialist – $34k-$55k – job ID: HQ14R0001 – for recent grads – July 29

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Dept. of DefenseCommunications Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: WHS-14-1163964-B – July 30

Information Technology Industry CouncilEvents Coordinator – $65k – July 30

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission/Montgomery County Department of ParksPublic Outreach Specialist – $48k-$83k – July 30

Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: CCO-2014-0009 – July 30

Human Rights First
Bethesda-based animal welfare groupCommunications & Media Relations Specialist – $70k-$100k – search managed by Serendipity StaffingJuly 31

Association of Government Relations ProfessionalsExecutive Director – $70k-$90k – July 31 

Child Care Aware
DC Dept. of HealthPublic Affairs Specialist – $87k-$112k – July 31 (first screening date) 

Federal Communications CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Connect2HealthFCC Task Force – $89k-$138k – job ID: DEU-OGC-2014-0001 – July 31

International Monetary Fund – Staff Assistant (search DC location or job # 1400661) – part-time – July 31

Lung Cancer AllianceMedia Relations ManagerJuly 31
Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of Leadership Gifts (pdf) – July 31

United WayDirector, Education, Income & Health Strategy & Partnerships (note: you may have to scroll down to see description) – July 31

University of BaltimoreDirector of External Relations, Law School – development/fundraising focus – Baltimore, MD – July 31


National MS Society   
American University Admin Assistant, Law School – part-time – $18-$20/hr – Aug. 1

National Council for Air & Stream Improvement
President & CEO – Research Triangle Park, NC – Aug. 1 (per press release)

United Nations FoundationVice President, Girls & Women StrategyAug. 1 

Union of Concerned ScientistsCommunications Officer – low $50k – DC or Cambridge, MA – Aug. 3

Friday, July 25, 2014

You, as the architect of a more transparent NSA

On a lovely Friday such as this, perhaps anything is possible; we hope one of these works out for you. 

International Medical Corps Communications Officer – excellent writing, editing, interviewing and proofreading skills required, along w/ ability to deliver clean, engaging copy under deadline pressure

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
Association of Private Sector Colleges and UniversitiesCommunications Intern – undergraduate junior/senior or a graduate-level student in a related field (i.e. English, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications) desired - $10/hr 

American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsFederal Affairs Manager – 3-5 years of related experience required

American University
Atlantic Media – with their Defense One property, except as noted
America’s Promise AllianceDirector of Media Relations (pdf) – minimum  of  8-¬10  years progressively challenging  experience  in  media relations required

Pew Charitable Trusts
The incumbent will be the principal architect of external outreach designed to meet the President's expectations for greater transparency as expressed in his 17 January 2014 speech – that’s your tasking as Director of Strategic Communications for a sleepy little government backwater known as the National Security Agency – pay grade noted as up to $175k – you will give us a tour of your new office, we hope (yeah, yeah, we understand; no photos)

Opportunities with the ambitiously-named crew at ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer:
Say nice things about Alexandria; get paid – that’s essentially the equation for Communications Assistant & Writer with the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association – mid $30k – apply by Aug. 6 

Your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes your weekend is splendid from start to finish.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

More than a Feeling

1) Smithsonian Institution/National ZooMedia & Web Content Specialist – one-year term noted – $75k-$98k – in addition to content development work, winning hire will help facilitate web redesign & move to Drupal CMS – apply by Aug. 6

2) Uber seeks two Communications Interns – we’re pretty confident this opportunity scores high in hard work, fast-paced and interesting/rewarding experience categories

3) Alliance for CitizenshipDeputy Campaign Manager for Communications – apply by Aug. 15

4-5) Alliance for Justice
6) America’s Natural Gas AllianceSenior Director, Federal Affairs

7) BoardSourceStrategic Development & Partnerships Associate Manager

8-10) Brookings Institution
11) Come RecommendedContent Creator – $27k – virtual location, but must live in PA, MD, NJ, WV, IL, MI, or FL

12) Discovery CommunicationsCommunications Coordinator

13) Franklin Center for Government & Public IntegrityDirector of Marketing & Outreach – search managed by Talent Market

14-17) Georgetown University
18) International Rescue Committee Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer, Women’s Protection & Empowerment

19-20) Lockheed Martin
21) Mystery American multinational IT & professional services providerSenior Marketing Communications Manager – temp-to-perm opportunity – search managed by Aquent Staffing

22) Mystery trade association Director of Communications

23) National Bureau of Asian ResearchAssistant Director, Congressional and Media Outreach – apply by Aug. 15

24) National Small Business AssociationGovernment Affairs Manager

25-28) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
29) Operation HomefrontCommunications Coordinator

30-33) Porter-Novelli
34) United States Pharmacopeial ConventionWeb Content Specialist

35) Women’s Refugee CommissionResearch Manager

36-38) Youth Service America
39-41) ... and, finally: only lawn seats remain for Boston’s late August visit to the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts; perhaps snaring one of these gets you closer to More than a Feeling as the encore rolls around:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Get Well Soon, #11

No no no no no no .... well, we hope your day is a healthy & happy one.  Fun yet depressing note: Nats were 28-15 since Zim returned from the disabled list the last time; we were there for that cheerful reunion. 

National Nurses United seeks Regulatory/Policy Specialist for responsibilities including research with emphasis on health & nursing policy development; analysis & assessment of proposed agency regulations for potential impact on nursing & health care; and other related activities – JD or advanced degree in public policy preferred

Mine Safety and Health AdministrationProgram Information Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: DE-14-MSHA-100 – serves as web content manager for MSHA – job ID: DE-14-MSHA-100 – apply by Aug. 22

GAMA FoundationWriter/Content Developer – proven skills in organizing content into effective products and programs particularly sought; knowledge of Chicago Style and adult learning principles a plus

New since just last week with Edelman PR:
DevexSpecial Assistant to the President – apply by Aug. 1

Institute for Inclusive Security Communications Assistant – experience producing digital content required; expertise/experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress & Mailchimp would also look good on your CV

Loudoun County Public LibraryCommunications Division Manager – $51k-$75k – Leesburg, Va. – apply by July 29

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
The latest opportunities we see with the Sierra Club are San Francisco based: Program Assistant for the Our Wild America campaign and a part-time/limited-term Web/Graphic Designer post

This part-time Social Media Coordinator opportunity with the American Tort Reform Association would have been a good fit for yesterday’s social media/digital communications special edition

The City of Richmond, Va. seeks Marketing & Communications Specialist to support the office of the Mayor – $41k-$67k – apply by July 27
Capitol Hill   
Civil War TrustGovernment & PR InternDevelopment InternEducation Intern – we’re not sure if these are for the Fall term, or later, given deadline info here

TekSouthPublic Affairs Assistant – contract status – Andrews AFB-based

Catholic UniversityAthletic Communications Assistant

Mystery NoVa agencySenior Media Relations Specialist – relaxed work environment and work-life balance noted

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Special Edition: Social Media & Online / Digital Communications Jobs

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we hone in on jobs & internships in the social media & digital/online space.

AdeccoWeb Content Manager – temporary/contract – to $34/hr

Adventist HealthcareDigital Media Specialist

Altarum InstituteWeb Communications Specialist

American Association of EndodontistsDigital Content Specialist – Chicago, IL

American Association of Pharmaceutical ScientistsCommunications & Social Media Manager (pdf)

American Institutes for Research Digital Communications Associate

American Society of Health System PharmacistsSocial Media Strategist – see also main career page

America’s Promise AllianceAssociate, Social Media & Website Community Manager (pdf)

Atlantic CouncilDigital Communications Manager (scroll to find)

Center for Economic & Policy ResearchDigital Media & Website Associate – apply by July 25

Center for Public IntegrityDigital Editor (scroll to find)

Corporate Executive Board
Digital Communications Manager

Council for Advancement & Support of EducationOnline Communications Specialist – interim/temporary post

DDC AdvocacyDigital Account Manager

District Communications GroupSocial Media Specialist

EnvisionCoordinator, Social Media

Fishbowl Email & Social Media Specialist

Freedom Partners Digital Media Strategist – fluency in Spanish required – search managed by the Center for Shared Services

Huge Community Manager

Human Rights FirstDigital Content Specialist – DC or New York – apply by July 31

International Christian ConcernDigital Media Manager – $40k-$70k

ITRSocial Media Manager

Institute for Inclusive SecurityDigital Communications Manager

Leading Fairfax employer Content Marketing Manager – up to $90k – search managed by Creative Circle

Leading global employerSocial Media Consultant – Baltimore, MD – search managed by Profiles Placement

Lowell SchoolWebsite Manager & Communications Associate 

Mariner Marketing CommunicationsSocial Media Coordinator – Columbia, MD

Mystery associationOnline Communications Specialist – temp-to-hire status – search managed by the BOSS Group

Mystery employer Social Media Communications Specialist

Mystery employer, Old Town-locatedSocial Media & Community Manager – part-time – $15/hr

National Association of Home BuildersDirector, Content Strategy & Management

National GeographicDigital Editorial Specialist

Navy Federal Credit UnionSenior Social Media Strategist

NewsWatch Social Media Marketing/Sales Intern – $10/hr

Outerloop ManagementMarketing & Social Media Intern

Prince William CountyOnline Communications Manager – $65k-$88k – Woodbridge, Va. – apply by Aug. 4

Prominent DC trade associationSocial Media Coordinator – search managed by the Ford Agency

Recreation Vehicle Industry AssociationMarketing & Social Media Specialist – $35k-$40k

SourceAmericaDigital Communications Manager

Threespot Digital Analyst

Valiant SolutionsSocial Media Specialist (search DC location) – part-time

Wiley Rein LLPDigital Content & Social Media Specialist

Monday, July 21, 2014

From Dupont Circle to Dunk City

Some fine (and fun!) finds for this so-far-good Monday morning, right after previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Boutique hotelier group the Doyle Collection has a room reserved for a Marketing & Communications Manager to flack for their Dupont Circle Hotel – minimum 4 of years experience in a marketing/communications role required.

Capital OneSenior Communications Manager – strengthening & leveraging their specialty finance group’s relationship with top-tier, trade & regional news organizations, as well as with key bloggers and other thought leaders, is first on your roster of responsibilities

Human Rights FirstCampaign Manager, Anti-Trafficking – you prime responsibility is leading the Disrupting the Slavery Exploitation Network campaign – DC or New York – apply by July 30

British Embassy
The Southern Poverty Law Center seeks Communications Director with track record of positioning an organization, political candidate, or cause in a competitive communications environment, as well demonstrated commitment to social justice – Montgomery, AL

Dept. of DefenseCommunications Specialist – $75k-$116k – supporting  Washington Headquarters Services/Human Resources Directorate – job ID: WHS-14-1163964-B – apply by July 30

The American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy seeks Communications Manager to help execute day to day communications tasking including regular social media postings

National Association of ManufacturersDirector of Strategic Development – minimum of 5 years experience in intangible selling or fundraising, or new business development required – Chicago, IL

Here’s a very fresh (new since last Tuesday’s set) Legislative Policy Associate post with the ACLU where you’ll provide admin, research & other support work

Synergy EnterprisesCommunications Specialist – broad range of communications & marketing responsibilities noted; Silver Spring location

National League of NursingDevelopment Officer (scroll to find) – 5+ years of successful development experience required

SEIUPolitical Dept. Intern – end date of Feb. 2; start date not referenced

Serve the secretive, Star Chamber-like Administrative Tribunal of the International Monetary Fund as they mete out swift & unrelenting justice to despots, kleptocrats and all others who dare cross them – at least that’s what we’d like to think this part-time Staff Assistant (search DC location or job # 1400661) will bear witness to in their toil for the IMF – apply by July 31

Multiple account management posts available with DDC Advocacy

Creative Associates International
seeks a Communications Specialist for the anticipated Wildlife Trafficking Technology Challenge, which appears to be a “contingent upon award” opportunity based on what you'll see on main search results page 

DCI GroupProject Manager – described as entry-level position; fast-paced environment noted twice in description

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health is seeking an Admin Assistant (pdf) to help support their research partnerships team.

George Washington UniversityExecutive Director, Advertising Strategy & Planning – requires 8+ years of media planning and buying experience, including strong background in developing and executing media plans for niche audiences through multiple mediums.

This Intern opportunity with Lewis PR is exclusively for current students who are eligible to receive academic credit for the efforts; lots of energy and a great attitude also deemed essential

The know your rights crew at the National Fair Housing Alliance seeks Associate Vice President of Public Policy Communications with at least eight years experience in public policy and/or communications and in the housing and/or civil rights fields – apply by Sept. 2

American Red Cross
Grant ThorntonOutreach & Media Relations Senior Associate – position appears to be in support of the important work of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury and their Real Warriors Campaign

SRA InternationalCommunications Specialist – experience related to commercial buildings and/or energy efficiency is preferred.

The International Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association wants to be perfectly clear about their Communications Manager post – to wit: THIS IS AN ASSISTANT-TYPE POSITION, and also noteworthy about this Sterling-based job is that you must like pets – and you’re probably interested to know that your salary will fall somewhere in the $40k-$55k range.

Endocrine SocietyMedia Relations Intern – see also main career page

Dunk City, we barely knew ye – but perhaps Fort Myers, FL and Florida Gulf Coast University still have enough allure for you to consider this Associate Vice President, Marketing & Communications opportunity – apply by Aug. 20

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Please Try One of These ...

... before they're all gone.  Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week:

ChevronFederal Government Affairs RepresentativeJuly 21

National MS Society Public Relations Specialist – Kansas City, MO – July 21

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Program Admin Assistant – Princeton, NJ – July 21 

United Nations FoundationCoordinator, Global HealthJuly 21 

National Labor Relations BoardPublic Affairs Specialist – $106k-$157k – job ID: NL14DE1159934SA – July 22

Pan American Health OrganizationSpecialist, Resource Mobilization – Spanish language skills required; French/Portuguese deemed an asset – $46k-$49k net of tax and subject to significant post adjustment – July 22

United WayDirector, Marketing & Events (note: you may have to scroll down to see description) – July 22

Woodrow Wilson CenterAudiovisual Production Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: CK1140954TW – July 22

Millennium Challenge CorporationSenior Communications Officer – $58k-$117k – job ID: MCC-1162092-14-062-CPA-DE – July 23

T. Howard Foundation Marketing & Recruitment AssistantJuly 23

Nature Conservancy Marketing Events Professional (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #42244) – Phoenix, AZ – July 23 

Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church seeks part-time Communications Manager – part-time – Baltimore, MD – July 25

National AIDS Housing CoalitionExecutive DirectorJuly 25

United National Environmental ProgrammePersonal Assistant to the Secretary General – New York – July 27

Friday, July 18, 2014

It's Friday, and we're cheerful yet wary

It's a lovely day in DC, and a lousy and/or dangerous day in other parts of the world; we never know quite how to feel about that.  So how about some jobs & internships, then? 

American Chiropractic AssociationPublic & Media Relations Manager – at least 3 years of media relations experience, plus strong writing and editing skills sought.

Reading.  We love to read, and we bet you do, too.  In fact, you’re probably reading right now!  Anyway, the literacy promoters at First Book do terrific work distributing more than 100 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the U.S. – and they need you to help tell this great story as Communications Director.

The Information Technology Industry Council seeks Events Coordinator to help manage approximately 50 - 100 meetings per year – conference/meeting planning experience required, as well as a high-level customer service ethic – $65k – apply by July 30 

McBee Strategic is putting out the call for a motivated, hard-working Intern with strong communications skills, an interest in PR & international policy, as well as strong academic, technology & research skills – monthly stipend noted

Third Way
The T. Howard Foundation’s mission is to diversify the media & entertainment industry by increasing representation of minority young men & women within the industry; your place in that worthwhile enterprise could be as Marketing & Recruitment Assistant for their internship program – fluency in Spanish a plus – apply by July 23

The Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management has Sept.-starting Intern opportunities available for current students or recent grads looking to learn more about planning, response, support and recovery efforts for large-scale events and emergencies – apply by Aug. 13

Marketing, public relations and branding firm Verasolve seeks Marketing & PR Specialist (scroll down) with 3-5 years or relevant experience, including account management, media relations & event planning. 

Stratacomm seeks full-time (and yes, paid) Intern for the upcoming Fall term – strong writing/editing skills and familiarity w/ digital/social media tools particularly desirable

American University
Climate Reality ProjectClimate Policy Associate – background in international climate policy and  exposure to international negotiations on the issue preferred

National Federation of International BusinessSocial Media Marketing Manager – seeking candidates with at least 5 years of experience in marketing, digital media, advertising or PR; including 3 years social media or community management experience.  

Pew Charitable TrustsAssociate, State Fiscal Health & Economic Growth – at least two years of experience researching & writing about public policy required; experience working as a journalist or in a similar role preferred

Booz/Allen/HamiltonPublic Affairs Subject Matter Expert – supporting unspecified government agency client, it appears

DC Dept. of HealthPublic Affairs Specialist – $87k-$112k – apply by July 31 (first screening date)

Financial services giant AIG seeks Administrator, Public Policy Engagement – PAC admin experience and knowledge of relevant campaign finance regulations & lobbying disclosure rules desired

Consumer Electronics Association
Comcast Public Policy Intern

Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: CCO-2014-0009 – apply by July 30

Applied Memetics is seeking a Russian-Ukrainian Social Media Specialist  to work at a US international media organization; knowledge of Russian vital; Ukrainian or other regional language a plus

We’re not sure how we missed this Communications Assistant post supporting the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University earlier, but here you go.

Wherever you fall on the cheerful-to-wary scale, best wishes a fine weekend of British Open watching or beach-escapism or whatever else from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Here You Go

A just-the-jobs set w/ a slightly higher ratio of development/fundraising, internship and out-of-town slots than usual.  Happy hunting.

1-3) Adfero Group – see also main career page
4) American College of CardiologyMedia Relations Associate

5) Association of Government Relations ProfessionalsExecutive Director – $70k-$90k – apply by July 31

6) Brookings InstitutionDevelopment Coordinator

7) Bureau of Indian EducationStaff Assistant – $63k-$82k – job ID: CV-14-PQ1159655(DEU) – apply by Aug. 5

8) Carnegie Council for Ethics in International AffairsDevelopment Associate & Grant Writer – New York

9) Center for International PolicyInterns – apply by July 28

10) Center for the National InterestInterns – apply by Aug. 20

11-12) Children’s Hospital
13) Competitive Enterprise InstituteInterns – apply by July 31

14) Corporation for Public BroadcastingVice President, Communications – $125k-$140k

15) Ford Foundation Development Officer, Communications – New York

16-17) Georgetown University – positions supporting the GU Press
18) The Harbour GroupDirector, International Strategic Communications

19) Health Cost InstituteExecutive Assistant

20) Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military MedicineCommunications Specialist

21-22) International Crisis Group
23) Joyful, mid-sized, growing Bethesda churchCommunications Specialist – part-time – $25k

24) Land Trust AllianceDirector of Individual Giving

25) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission/Montgomery County Department of ParksPublic Outreach Specialist – $48k-$83k – apply by July 30

26) Mount VernonGraphic Designer (scroll down)

27-29) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
  • Paralegal (42295) - $42k-$45k – fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese required – apply by July 31
  • Senior Paralegal  (42293) – fluency in Spanish & Portuguese required – DC or Sao Paulo, Brazil – apply Aug. 1 
  • Colorado State Director (42289) – Boulder, CO – apply by Sept. 2
30-31) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Princeton, NJ
32-33) Sidwell Friends
34) UberCommunications Lead, Latin America – proficiency in Spanish required – based in region

35) Unidentified DC government agencyPR Specialist – contract basis – search managed by the Midtown Group

36) University of BaltimoreDirector of External Relations, Law School – development/fundraising focus – Baltimore, MD – apply by July 31

37) USO – Chief Development Officer – search managed by Korn Ferry

38) Woodrow Wilson CenterAudiovisual Production Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: CK1140954TW – apply by July 22