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.

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