Thursday, September 11, 2014


1) AAARegional Multimedia Account Manager

2) American Bankers AssociationSenior Meetings Manager

3) American Councils for International EducationCommunications Associate

4) American Health Care AssociationManaging Editor (scroll down)

5) Armed Forces Services Corp.Marketing & Communications Manager

6) Arnold & PorterHealth Policy Advisor

7-9) Association of American Medical Colleges
10) ATCS Public Outreach Manager

11) BarbaricumSocial Media Specialist

12-15) Bloomberg
16-19) Brookings Institution
20) Census BureauSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: PIO-2014-0010 – apply by Sept. 18

21) CFP Board Online Communications Coordinator – search managed by Staffing Advisors

22) Commodity Futures Trading CommissionDeputy Director, Office of Legislative Affairs – $149k-$220k – CFTC-OCH-2014-0007 – apply by Sept. 14

23) Duke EnergyDirector, Federal Government Affairs

24) Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationDirector of Development – DC or Los Angeles, CA

25) Federation for American Immigration ReformDirector of Government Relations

26) FINCA InternationalCommunications Volunteer

27-29) Leonie
30) Montgomery CountyPublic Information Officer (go to search jobs tab, then use keyword irc15334 or search under general professional category) – $60k-$100k – apply by Sept. 23

31-33) MWW Group
34) Mystery employer involved in the biotech/pharma sectorVice President of Public Affairs/Communications – $120k-$140k – search managed by Bauer Consulting Group

35) Mystery foundation, DC-basedDirector of Grassroots Marketing + Events Management – search managed by Creative Circle

36) National Center for Policy AnalysisPresident & CEO – Dallas, TX – search managed by Talent Market

37) National Consumers LeagueDevelopment Associate

38) National Federation of Independent BusinessDirector, Federal Public Policy – House-side focus

39-41) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
42) Notre DameCommunications Program Manager, Architecture School – South Bend, IN

43) Planned ParenthoodState Policy Press Officer

44) Society for NeuroscienceNeuroscience Policy & Advocacy Fellow – PhD or PhD candidate preferred

45) theatreWashington Communications Manager

46) Virginia Hospital CenterDevelopment Officer for Foundation & Corporate Relations

47) University of Maryland Medical CenterDirector, Corporate & Foundation Relations – Baltimore, MD

48) Unknown environmental organizationMedia Relations Manager – temporary position – $20-$25/hr – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

49) Vietnam Veterans Memorial FundMajor Gifts Officer

50) ... and, finally, this first-referenced-in-mid-August position as Senior Director of Corporate Communications for your division-leading Washington Nationals shows as still yet unfilled, so please get cracking on this ASAP so you can comp us w/ our playoff tix (third base lowers, thanks) come October.


Gordon said...

American Waterways Operators - Executive Assistant to the President

To enhance and support the President’s and Executive Vice President’s (EVP) effectiveness by providing information and management support. Represents the President and the EVP to members and staff during their absence. Responsible for administrative and clerical support to the President and EVP and managing the affairs of their offices; monitoring and initiating tasks on the President’s work calendar; and managing the content for Executive Committee and Convention packets.


· Produce information by transcribing, formatting, editing, retrieving, copying and transmitting text, data, and graphics.

· Conserve President’s time by reading, researching and routing correspondences; drafting documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.

· Maintain President’s and EVP’s appointment schedule. Verifie arrangements and prepare itineraries and materials for travel.

· Act as proxy for President in meetings and represents his views and choices.

· Interact and communicate with staff and members to direct or answer questions for/to the President and EVP.

· Prepares reports and presentations.

· Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions.

· Liaison between organization and Board members.

· Formally communicate organizational and Board changes; update all materials pertaining to the changes

· Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.

· Manage President’s calendar, including appointment requests, exchange of information, gathering required research and supporting materials. Provide and review daily calendar with President.

· Maintain electronic filing system for President; file and retrieve correspondence, documents and memoranda; and familiarize him/herself with content, topics and issues therein.

· Prepare expense reports for President and request and track reimbursements.

· Contact for scheduling requests of President’s time; contact and develop relationships with staff in Coast Guard, Administration, and Congressional offices to aid in scheduling appointments for President.

· Examine best practices utilized in other trade associations to strengthen the leadership and vision of their Boards of Directors, and to ensure that decisions are made to assure the association's success and in accord with the industry's long term best interests.

· Examine the best practices utilized in other trade associations to ensure that their governance structures and decision-making processes elevate consideration of the industry's long term best interests.


· Organized

· Able to multi-task/prioritize

· Able to meet or exceed deadlines and deliverables

· Excellent written, editing and verbal communication skills

· Detail oriented

· Efficient/manages time and tasks

· Able to work independently but also works well in a team environment

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

· Sound judgment and exercise of discretion

· Experience working with a Board of Directors from an administrative support perspective


· 8-12 years executive admin support experience or a college degree with 4-6 years of prior executive administrative support.

· 5 years of progressively more responsible office administration experience required.

· Office work experience communicating with a Board of Directors and association members


· Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to For information about The American Waterways Operators, visit No phone inquiries.

Gordon said...

Strauss Media Strategies - Fall 2014 Media Relations Internship

Strauss Media Strategies, Inc. for many years has maintained an active internship program for students interested in pursuing a career in PR, communications, media studies and other related disciplines.

Our interns work intimately with Strauss Media Strategies account executives and managers in a hands-on environment that provides real world experience. We take seriously our responsibility to provide our interns with a meaningful experience in a supportive environment.

Interns assist in developing and executing public relations campaigns for our clients. Duties include assisting in telephone pitches, assisting with preparation for client presentations, writing proposals and reports, researching issues, writing audio news releases, writing public service announcements, audio and video recording and editing, general office tasks and other various tasks associated with our business.

Strauss Media Strategies is located in the National Press Building in the heart of downtown Washington and is easily accessible by Metro.

Contact Martha Serna - or 202-638-0200 - for more information/to apply.

Gordon said...

Chris Wayne and Associates - Events Intern

Event–based, communications firm, Chris Wayne and Associates (CWA), is seeking an energetic and self-motivated Events Intern for the fall semester. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in event management and communications. This person will develop skills in all aspects of event logistics, as he or she will participate in the various stages of event planning and management, from conception to execution. This opportunity is perfect for students who excel in fast-paced, team environments.

About CWA:

CWA is recognized around the world as a leader in event production, media strategies, and strategic visual messaging. The company has produced successful events in over 40 countries around the world - including press conferences, opening ceremonies of sporting events, international summits and gala dinners. Over the past decade CWA has applied creative ideas, talented people, innovative production systems, and state of the art technology to thousands of events. For an idea of the types of events CWA produces, click on the following link:

Roles and Responsibilities:

--Assist in the planning and implementation of all CWA events for the fall semester, including on-site help for events in the D.C. area (2-3 per semester)
--Manage the volunteer outreach program for all fall events, including but not limited to:
-- Recruit and maintain correspondence with volunteers leading up to each event
-- Oversee 20+ volunteers on-site with various onsite logistics
-- Follow up with volunteers after events through surveys and social media
-- Update volunteer records
-- Work closely with vendors and company partners in planning details
-- Research and compile data for possible venues and vendors for upcoming events
-- Other office administrative tasks, as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

This internship is open to current undergraduate students or recent college graduates; majoring in event management, communications, or other related fields.

Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, and
maintain a strong and positive work ethic. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A flexible schedule is also required on event days.

Internship Details:

We are a fun, vibrant team, expecting a high level of effort and excellence. Our office is located in the heart of Georgetown. The Events Intern is required to spend a minimum of 20 hours per week assisting the CWA team. However, a flexible schedule is required around the time of events as longer hours may be required. This is an unpaid internship, however college credit is available. The internship will begin in September/October 2014 and end in December 2014 (exact start and end dates are flexible, but we appreciate the earliest start date possible). Application deadline: Saturday, October 4, 2014 by 11:59 pm EST.

Interested and qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Corey Russell at Subject heading: Fall Events Internship 2014. All applicants should be prepared to provide two references. No phone calls please.