Thursday, July 3, 2014

Land of the Free, Home of the Jobs

This excellent safety advice from the Onion, firecracker art and directory of fireworks laws around the nation are brought to you by your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource! Be safe this 4th and we'll see you again on the 5th.  A lot of good stuff today, by the way, so declare your independence from un- or under-employment by applying for one of these while your job-search rivals are mixing up their special grain-based punch and procuring brats & chips for tomorrow's celebration

1) Yes, yes, everyone enjoyed the USA’s nice performance in the World Cup, but as we approach the nation’s birthday, it’s time to turn again to the nation’s sport, football-not-futbol – and this surely to be super-coveted Head of Government Affairs opportunity with a little nonprofit called the National Football League seems like a good place to start.

2) Our friends at the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine are actively searching for a starting-Sept. Government Affairs Nutrition Intern – this unpaid position is best to recent graduate or current enrollee in a Master’s degree program in nutrition, public policy, health or a related field

3) Columbia Association, a nonprofit service corporation that enhances the quality of life for those living, working and playing in the community of Columbia, is seeking a Writer/Editor w/ extensive writing experience; online, social media & photo/video skills also helpful – apply by July 18

4) The speedy-sounding, hi-revving, nonprofit-assisting folks at Red Engine Digital are in acquisition mode for a Digital Creative Services / Production Manager who is well-versed in managing and trafficking digital marketing creative and technology projects, and gets jazzed about being part of a team that creates impactful digital campaigns on behalf of great causes.

5) Alliance for Natural Health USAInterns – apply by Aug. 15

6-7) American College of Radiology
8) Americans for the ArtsPress & Media Relations Manager

9) American Society of AppraisersMarketing & Communications Assistant

10) Arthritis FoundationDirector of Federal Policy & Advocacy

11) BombardierDirector, Government Affairs

12-13) Brookings Institution
14-23) Capitol Hill
24) DC Dept. on Disability ServicesLegislative & Policy Analyst – $74k-$95k – apply by July 10

25) DC Public Service CommissionPolicy Advisor – $93k-$131k – apply by July 8

26) Flight Safety InternationalDirector, International Business Development & Government Relations (search DC location)

27) International Republican InstituteMultimedia Communications Intern

28) Georgetown UniversityAssistant Director of Strategic Communications & Speechwriting

29) Library of CongressIntern, Office of Support Operations – up to 4 month terms – paid positions

30) Lung Cancer AllianceMedia Relations Manager – apply by July 31

31) MITRE Senior Media & Community Relations Representative (search communications category or REQ ID 21796BR)

32) Morgan LewisPublic Relations Manager

33) National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesPolicy Advocate – JD, MPH or equivalent advanced degree required

34) National Automobile Dealers AssociationSenior Director, Media Relations

35) National Black Child Development InstituteCommunications Manager – apply by July 18

36) National Confectioners AssociationCommunications & Marketing Specialist

37) National Legal Aid & Defender AssociationDirector of Communications

38) National Retail FederationMedia Relations Coordinator

39-41) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
42) Northwest-Mideast InstitutePresident – search managed by Explore Company

43) 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 – apply by July 22

44) Senior Manager, Federal Government Affairs

45) SAPHead of Government Relations, North America

46) ShellDirector of State Government Relations – DC; New Orleans, LA; or Houston, TX

47) Society for Women’s Health ResearchInterns

48-49) Union of Concerned Scientists
50) Volkswagen Group of AmericaInternal Communications Specialist

51-53) Women’s Refugee Commission
54) … and, finally: Divine Chocolate, a premium Fair Trade chocolate brand co-owned by the farmers in Ghana, seeks DC-based (Capitol Hill, to be specific) President for their U.S. subsidiary – apply for this sweet opportunity by July 15

55) … and, finally, part 2: this is out of our usual wheelhouse, but we just feel like giving a little extra visibility to a neat opportunity like Director of Cultural Affairs for Arlington County – knowledge of relevant funding programs and experience overseeing performing and presenting facilities desired – $67k-$119k

Best wishes for fine 4th and lovely weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Jewish War Veterans of the USA - Programs and Public Relations Coordinator

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA (JWV) is America’s oldest active veterans’ service organization. It is dedicated to honoring those who have served our nation and to supporting the Jewish community in the US and abroad.

The Programs and Public Relations Coordinator is an essential staff person who leads the Programs, Public Relations, and Development Departments for JWV.

Essential Functions:

--Serve as “the voice” of the organization by writing press releases, articles for the national quarterly newspaper, and other communications as needed.

--Edit and proof read all copy sent from the national organization.

--Maintain online communications including social media, bi-weekly enewsletter, and content for

--Organize and plan two national level Conventions per year.

--Coordinate national development campaigns.

Knowledge of:

--Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

--Excellent organizational skills

--Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

--Solid computer skills

--Ability to work effectively with diverse staff and volunteers

--Familiarity with Jewish community and nonprofits a plus.


--Bachelor’s degree

--2-5 years of experience preferred

To Apply:

Send your cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample (1-3 pages) to