Saturday, August 23, 2014

Friday's set, arriving on Saturday

We're finally back on track, if nonetheless behind schedule. Hope your Saturday has been nice so far, and continues on that arc.

733-735) American University
736-741) British Embassy
742) Cascades TechnologiesSocial Media Outreach Specialist

743) Center for Responsive PoliticsOutreach & Social Media Coordinator

744) Certified Financial Planner Board of StandardsOnline Communications Coordinator

745) Concentric MethodsCommunications Specialist

746) Dept. of JusticeCommunications Coordinator – $106k-$136k – job ID: JP-14-153 – apply by Sept. 1

747-748) Discovery Communications
749) EarthjusticeCommunications Intern

750) Fox NewsAssociate Producer for #MediaBuzz

751) Graduate Management Admission Council - Social Media & Marketing Manager (may have to scroll to find)

754-755) IDS International
756) John Snow, Inc.Web & Social Media Specialist – apply by Oct. 31

757-758) Ketchum
759-761) National MS Society
762) National Nuclear Security AdministrationDigital Media Specialist – $52k-$98k – job ID: 14-0104-DEU – apply by Sept. 4

763-765) Pew Charitable Trusts
766) Syska Hennessy GroupCommunications Intern

767-770) US Conference of Catholic Bishops
771) … and, finally: Herndon-based armored vehicle maker Alpine Armoring seeks Receptionist/Secretary of the organized, dependable & social media-savvy sort – let us know if we can get the Pitbull VX in blue metallic, please.


Gordon said...

MedStar Washington Hospital Center, - Communications Intern - Fall 2014

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a not-for-profit, 926- bed major teaching and research hospital in the nation’s capital. The Hospital Center is among the 50 largest hospitals in the nation and is renowned for handling the region’s most complex cases. The Hospital Center is the only hospital in the area with a nationally ranked heart program recognized by U.S. News and World Report.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Public Affairs & Marketing Department is currently accepting applications for a communications intern to begin in September. The intern will be responsible for helping to execute a number of public relations and media efforts, in addition to organizing communications collateral and content. This will require a good understanding of media, marketing and public relations initiatives as well as excellent organizational skills in a fast paced environment. Position reports to Senior Media Relations Specialist in close coordination with other team members.

This is an unpaid internship. College credit is available where applicable. Dining allowance and transportation benefits included with Internship.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Draft press releases, media advisories, fact sheets.

• Help monitor social media outlets and assist with social media efforts.

• Assist with the organization of press lists and expert lists.

• Assist with media file organization and filing of press clips.

• Assist with organization of shared content.

• Assist with research and content of PR collateral and activities.

• Assist in maintaining updates on website.

• Administrative duties as assigned.

• Support other teams as needed.


• Strong, proven research and writing skills and a high level of proficiency

• Self-motivated and well-suited to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

• Proficiency in Office [ Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel]

• Close attention to detail and able to take on new challenges daily

• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once

• Resourceful and creative

• Ability to work 15-20 hours a week

• Some knowledge of design and web tools

• Desire for a career in PR and some basic knowledge of healthcare industry preferred

• Enrollment in a Bachelor's degree with a concentration in communication, marketing, public relations, or other related field

Resumes and a brief cover letter can be addressed to

Position is open until filled.

Gordon said...

Lyons PR - Broadcast Media Publicist

Silver Spring/Kensington, MD

Lyons PR, an award-winning broadcast PR firm that represents influential trade associations, federal agencies, non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies, is seeking a broadcast media publicist to join its growing team.

The ideal candidate must be a team-player with strong communication skills and a passion for media, pitching and placing stories. Candidate must be a strong writer and have a background in media, marketing or public relations. Responsibilities include placing stories on broadcast outlets, nurturing and maintaining relationships with broadcast media bookers and producers, drafting persuasive pitches for various clients and campaigns, building tailored media lists, researching outlets, and generating usage reports. Candidate must be responsible, reliable and cool under pressure. Bilingual Spanish-speaker preferred.

Ideal candidate will have:

• At least 3-5 years of experience in media or public relations or a Masters degree

• Bachelors in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field

• Strong writing ability including pitches, media alerts and collateral material

• Track record of successful media pitching with a focus on broadcast, especially radio

• Outstanding organizational and communications skills

• Previous experience working closely with high-profile clients under deadline

• Day-to-day project management

• Strong analytical skills; detail oriented; able to multitask and prioritize various projects

• Working knowledge of Cision, Critical Mention and other media search databases

• Competency with video or audio production a plus

• Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Specializing in Radio Media Tours, Satellite Media Tours, PSA campaigns, and other broadcast public relations services, Lyons PR is an award-winning broadcast media relations firm. Clients include leading non-profit organizations, trade associations, government agencies and corporations throughout the country.

Candidates should respond to this posting with a cover letter and resume to

No phone calls, please.