Friday, August 1, 2014

August: Just the Jobs

Welcome to August, happy home to preseason football, easier DC commutes, pennant hopes and (mostly) just-the-jobs format at DCPA+CJ.  Will we beat last year's j-t-j total of 1,058 opportunities uncovered by Labor Day?  (yes, of course we will).

1) The clear-eyed crew at the American Academy of Ophthalmology seek Manager for Advocacy Communications with 12+ years related experience in advocacy/health care policy communications for a trade association, corporation, governmental agency and/or elected official

2) Media savvy, self-starter sought for Director of Communications (pdf) posting with the Maryland State Department of Education – $72k0$115k – candidates with demonstrated strategic leadership skills particularly sought; bilingual language skills preferable – Baltimore, MD

3) Per Wednesday’s comments field, Rabinowitz Communications, a media consulting and public affairs firm, specializing in political non-profits, progressive foreign policy, human rights, Jewish and ethnic affairs, and academic research, have Intern availabilities in the Fall – apply by Aug. 18

4) The Incite Agency seeks initiative-possessing Communications Interns for the DC office; experience w/ Vocus or Cision a plus – Digital Interns wanted for their New York outpost; experience with Adobe Creative Suite would help your cause

5-6) Airlines for America
7-8) American University
9) Census BureauCongressional Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: OCIA-2014-0002 – apply by Aug. 5

10-13) Charles Koch Institute
14-15) Children’s National Medial Center
16) Enroll America Regional Communications Director

17) Foundation for Economic EducationDirector of Development – Atlanta, GA – search managed by Talent Market

18) GenslerMarketing, PR & Research Studio Coordinator

19) Hogan LovellsSenior Events Coordinator (pdf) – see application info here

20) International Food Policy Research InstituteReceptionist/Communications Associate

21-24) International Justice Mission
25-27) Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service
28) MicrostrategyVice President, Investor Relations

29) National Gay & Lesbian PartnershipMajor Gifts Officer – New York

30) Northern Virginia Family ServicesAnnual Giving Manager

31-34) Pew Charitable Trusts
35) SAGE Dining ServicesSocial Media Intern – part-time – Lutherville, MD

36) Solar FoundationMarketing Intern supporting the Brian D. Robertson Memorial Solar Schools Fund

37) Steptoe & JohnsonPublic Relations Coordinator (scroll to find)

38) World Justice ProjectInterns

39) … and, finally: want to get away from it all?  Would 1,000 miles south of Hawaii be far enough?  Let us know how life on the Palmyra Atoll works out for you as Assistant Cook/Housekeeper with our friends at the Nature Conservancy.

40) … and finally, part 2 – we welcome a new sponsor: The Washington Media Institute affords you the kind of DC media education/internship experience that can help you land a job in journalism and/or the public affairs & communications space.  Please check them out here or address any questions to

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