Wednesday, September 17, 2014

When's Your Celebration?

These fellows seemed to be having a pretty nice time last night, as did their Charm City counterparts.  We hope you're soon-to-be popping the cork or celebrating however you see fit after snagging one of these fine opportunities.

We'll start you off with opportunities with our shade-making, air-cleaning & city-greening friends at Casey Trees:
Here is a very fresh Senior Account Exec, Digital opportunity with Porter Novelli – seeking candidates with minimum three to five years of experience in public affairs or public relations, with a proven track record of success in traditional and digital campaigns.

ConnellyWorks, Inc. provides communications services for tech product & service companies in international, federal, state & local markets – note: we’re told that resumes/cover letters should go should go to
We have it on good authority that Scott Circle Communications is actively searching for a Senior Manager (scroll down)  with 5-7 years relevant experience as well as a a consistent record of success in placing media stories with national and local outlets along with prominent bloggers – Senior Associate post also noted.

Pro-Israel advocacy group seeks genius-level Digital Strategy Associate with the ability to craft/deliver messages that people will engage with and share; contract work status to start, along with a promise that this will be fun.

We’re told the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies has recently updated this Deputy Director of Communications (scroll to find) opportunity – minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a political or policy-oriented communications capacity sought.

Here’s a pair of very fresh opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
Outreach Strategies, a communications & public affairs firm focused on creating positive environmental and social change, is in search mode for a Director with 7-10 years experience in issue advocacy communications or demonstrated equivalent experience

American Society of Landscape ArchitectsPublic Relations & Communications Coordinator – strong writing skills and knowledge of media management databases (PR Newswire) & social media web tools merit you consideration and eventual access to their fab green rooftop.

Capitol Hill:
World Bank PublicationsMarketing Coordinator – social media & direct marketing experience particularly valued – apply by Sept. 25

Plan-ahead types should note the Dec. 15 application deadline for the Spring 2015 Communications/Online Communications Intern opportunity with the Association for Women’s Rights in Development

Adfero Group
Sisters of MercyMarketing Specialist – interest in social justice advocacy and 2-3 years online marketing experience would look good on your resume – apply by Oct. 17

Mystery employerWebsite Marketing Manager – contract status – search managed by the Judge Group

University of VirginiaState Governmental Relations Coordinator – $60k-$70k – Richmond, Va.


Gordon said...

Association for Advanced Life Underwriting - Government Affairs Manager

The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), the premier advocacy and professional development organization for life insurance distribution nationwide, is seeking an experienced and highly organized executive assistant professional to provide administrative and office management support its government affairs and policy programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Government Affairs Manager executes various aspects of AALU’s Government Affairs Department workflow including administrative support and scheduling for the Vice President and Senior Vice President, department budgets, staff meetings, and other critical projects that relate to the work of AALU’s management team, Board, Executive Committee, GA Committees interaction.

Among the key responsibilities for the Government Affairs Manager will be to:

--Provides general administrative support, particularly to the Vice President and Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, including scheduling, expense reports, invoices, and office

--Manages Government Affairs budget process

--Assist primary Government Affairs staff with implementation and execution of various programs, e.g. Annual Meeting, IMPACT, PAC events, and Political Fly-ins

--Prepares and files AALU’s federal lobbying disclosures each quarter, as well as state disclosures

--Coordinates department functions between AALU’s DC and Reston offices

--Perform additional duties as needed and required

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

--2-3 years work experience

--Excellent computer skills including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office along with some database experience

--Excellent organizational and planning skills

--Excellent verbal and written communication skills

--Strong interest in the political process

--Ability to carry through tasks with minimal direction

--Ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and add value to projects

--Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

--Some database experience preferred

--College degree, or equivalent skills and experience

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to

Incomplete applications will not be considered, and only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Gordon said...

Courtney S. Cohen Public Relations - Intern

Courtney S. Cohen Public Relations, a boutique PR firm in DC with clients throughout the region seeks motivated unpaid Intern who wants to gain great hands on PR experience at a rapidly growing firm.

After a trial period, payment and a regular working schedule may be considered. This job can be performed on a remote basis.

Applicants can find contact information here.