Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's a Start

Thursday update: we've been sorting out assorted technical difficulties for other folks all morning, and we expect Thursday's set to be either greatly delayed (as in sometime this afternoon) or washed out completely.

While you fulminate over today's disruption, take a breath and make plans to take in tonight's (Thursday) Great Pumpkin Ale bash at Rustico Ballston and Saturday's Novemberfest Virginia beer extravaganza at Rustico Alexandria from noon to 5:00 pm.

We'll [probably] be adding some more later in the day. OK, all done.

Outreach Process Partners, specialists in helping government agencies and their contractors apply integrated outreach and new media strategies, is actively recruiting for these posts (scroll to find):
We have it on good authority that NBC News is still seeking candidates for this awesome Communications Director post handling day-to-day media relations for their DC bureau including Meet the Press with Chuck Todd, the political unit, and all DC-based correspondents, as well as working closely with the NYC-based NBC News PR team on breaking news, special reports & digital initiatives.

The Wilderness Society, tireless advocate for keeping our wild places as wild & wonderful as possible, is seeking a Denver, CO-based Communications Manager to help influence policy debates and create positive conservation results for key public lands issues in the Four Corners region (CO, UT, AZ & NM, plus NV) – see also main career page.

Online marketing & analytics company Blue Corona seeks Content Marketing Specialist (scroll down) with experience writing web content – or a fantastic portfolio, personal blog/website.

GOP fundraising mainstay Carole Goeas & Associates seeks Spring 2015 Interns (scroll to find) with exceptional interpersonal skills to join the Old Town-based team.

Event-based communications firm Chris Wayne & Associates is seeking energetic & self-motivated Events Interns (scroll to find) for Spring/Winter semester – apply by Dec. 20

The Center for a New American Security seeks Creative Director to producing strong print and online materials that help shape and elevate the national security debate – strong graphic design portfolio and background in writing and editing required – Internships for the remainder of 2014 and Spring 2015 also noted

Law student opportunities with the Center for Reproductive Rights: Federal Policy Intern, Spring 2015 (apply today, Oct. 29) and U.S. Policy & Advocacy Intern, Summer 2015 (apply by Nov. 7)

A new look, it appears, for the Edelman PR career pages:
Urban InstituteResearch Associate supporting the Income & Benefits Policy Center – candidates holding a PhD in economics, public policy, or related field are preferred, but other applicants with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.

Government Accountability ProjectCommunications Director – $55k-$75k – your background should include engagements related to digital media and online campaigns; experience with online advertising is a plus but not required. 

Dept. of the Navy/Military Sealift CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$98k – job ID: EA51035-12- 1244864LL963209D – apply by Nov. 3

George Mason University
Marathon OilGovernment Relations Coordinator – at least four years experience in roles of equivalent scope to this position sought

Fairfax County Public SchoolsSenior Communications Specialist – five years of progressively more responsible experience related to publishing, reporting, editing, web-based services, broadcasting, or marketing is required

World Bank Communications Officer supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – apply by Nov. 7

The University of Virginia seeks Director of Major Events to sweat the details and lord over execution of assorted big-deal gatherings & convocations around the lovely grounds of UVa – $75k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

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