Thursday, August 7, 2014

Into the Octagon!

August just-the-jobs programming rolls on ...

212) ICCO, the interchurch organization for development cooperation & international community building, seeks Director of U.S. Foundation Relations for expert guidance in grant-writing along with identifying and crafting new partnerships with US based foundations – apply by Sept. 1

213) METI, Inc. seeks Climate Change Communications Specialist to support the US Forest Service’s International Programs – experience distilling and communicating complex issues related to climate change or related topics particularly sought; background in natural resource management issues for developing countries preferred – apply by Aug. 27

214) UPS seeks Strategic Communications & Social Media Intern who is the total package when it comes to social media platforms, especially Twitter and Facebook, as well as proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite products; knowledge of transportation, trade, labor, environmental or postal advocacy a plus.

215) Airline Owners & Pilots Association Major Gift Officer – Frederick, MD

216) Alzheimer’s AssociationSenior Specialist, Public Relations

217) American Academy of ActuariesLegislative Assistant

218) American Gaming AssociationCommunications Manager

219) Brookings InstitutionLibrary Assistant

220) Campaign for Tobacco Free KidsVice President, External Affairs

221-228) Capitol Hill
229) Federal Aviation AdministrationCommunications Specialist – $92k-$143k – job ID: AWA-AOC-14-0008MR-36050 – apply by Aug. 11

230) Foundation for the National Archives Director of Marketing & Communications – apply by Sept. 30

231-232) Georgetown University – positions supporting the School of Continuing Studies
233) Georgia Center for OpportunityDevelopment Manager – Atlanta, GA – search managed by Talent Market

234) General Dynamics Advanced Information SystemsMarketing & PR Senior Specialist

235) Hassett Willis and Company Strategic Communications Manager

236) International Conservation Caucus Foundation Capitol Hill Outreach Fellow and Communications Intern

237) Johnson & JohnsonDirector of Federal Affairs, Medical Devices

238) Liquidity Services Communications Intern

239) Louis Berger GroupCorporate Communications Specialist

240) Mystery employerCommunications Manager – search managed by Nonprofit HR

241) Mystery employer, possibly in armaments/defense  sectorVice President, Government & Legislative Affairs – search managed by Chrysalis Careers

242) National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Communications Intern

243) National Association of ManufacturersIntern, Public/External Affairs

244-247) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
248) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteDeputy Director, Communications

249) SojournersWomen and Girls Campaign Associate.

250) State VoicesDirector of Advancement & Communications (pdf) – apply by Sept. 12

251-253) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va,
254) U.S.- China Economic and Security Review CommissionResearch Intern ($10/hr) and Research Fellow  ($13/hr)

255) Woodrow Wilson Center
256-257) Women Thrive Worldwide
258) Women’ Media CenterIntern supporting their SheSource program

259) … and finally: are you ready to enter the Octagon?  No, well how about this easier-on-the-joints eight-sided wonder, instead?  American Institute of Architects –  Associate, Octagon Museum – admin duties predominant

1 comment:

National MS Society said...


The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

The Society’s Advocacy Team based in Washington, D.C. serves as the public policy and government relations office for the national organization, overseeing advocacy work being done at the federal, state and local levels.

This internship opening is available immediately. This is a part-time, paid internship.

Qualifications: Applicants should be in their senior year of college or in graduate school with education, major(s) and/or experience in advocacy/public policy (including political science) or public health. Past experience in health policy and/or in a legislative or non-profit office as well as experience in social media is preferred.

Responsibilities include:
• Legislative and regulatory research and tracking of issues (such as MS research funding, access to healthcare and long-term services and supports) at the federal and state levels.
• Research and work around building the Society’s capacity and advocacy effectiveness including through the engagement of volunteer activists.
• Support planning around and work for Society advocacy events including its annual Public Policy Conference.
• Attend advocacy strategy meetings, as well as represent the Society at disability and health coalition meetings.
• Assistance in preparing materials for, attending and summarizing legislative briefings and congressional hearings.
• Support on advocacy written materials including issue summaries and congressional testimony.
• Some support of the Society’s advocacy social media channels.
• Some administrative assistance.

Contact: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Laura Weidner, Director of Federal Government Relations, at If you have any questions, contact the Advocacy Department at 202-408-1500.