Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Several direct-to-us submissions kicking off your October job search efforts; we'll probably add a few more today [edit: not going to happen], and (hopefully) have a big just-the-jobs set for you tomorrow.

Potomac-based PR, marketing & branding firm is actively seeking CVs for a dynamic Marketing & Public Relations Specialist with 3-5 years relevant experience and strong writing skills.

The Washington Post is in search mode for a Video Producer to join their Post TV operation –position requires knowledge of key players/issues in the political sphere, script-writing & interview savvy, and video graphics/editing tools.

A global company known for creative solutions to worldwide population challenges seeks Executive Assistant to support the VP of government affairs – minimum of five years’ experience in a professional setting supporting high level executives is required – $80k-$90k – search managed by TRAK Services.

Fresh opportunities with CureSearch for Children’s Cancer:
Since 1993, Women for Women International has provided life-changing & -saving support to hundreds of thousands of marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict.  They seek a persuasive & effective writer of impact stories using journalistic approach for Digital Storyteller post; media relations experience/skills required.

Here’s a recently-launched Social Media Coordinator (pdf) post with the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics – in depth knowledge of social media platforms, tools & strategy a must

The Golden Triangle Business Development District, the folks who promote and prettify a central swath of downtown DC, seek Digital Marketing Specialist with at least three to five years of professional experience working with online social networks & producing creative content in support of marketing initiatives – search managed by Arthur Diamond

Capitol Hill
Chesapeake Bay FoundationMaryland Outreach Coordinator – duties include planning & managing oyster restoration events & activities, which we wholeheartedly support – Annapolis, MD – apply by Oct. 8


Anonymous said...

Coordinator: Grassroots Member Services and Special Events

Position Summary

The American Advertising Federation has a full time position available for Grassroots Member Coordinator that will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the membership department. The coordinator will also work to assure the success of several special events.

Anonymous said...

Internship: Email Marketing & Website Management

Position Summary

The American Advertising Federation has an internship opportunity available within the Digital Marketing/Communications department. This unpaid, part-time position through December 15, 2014 would be ideal for an entry-level professional or student seeking to build their project management and website development skills, as well as learn more about digital and email marketing in the non-profit sector. The applicant will be responsible for assisting with data cleanup in an email marketing system (EMS), as well as HTML cleanup of a website.


Gordon said...

The Hatcher Group - Communications Associate – Bethesda, MD

The Hatcher Group communications firm is seeking a full-time entry-level associate with outstanding writing, editing, media and social media skills.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and strong relevant work experience and should be highly organized, detail oriented and passionate about progressive policy issues. Candidates must have excellent web research skills and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).

The candidate also should be a self-starter and team player with good people skills and a strong work ethic. The candidate should also be able to work on a schedule to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects. The candidate should be a self-directed learner, curious, and have a good sense of humor.

Job duties

The associate will work with us on a variety of client projects. Tasks may include:

• media and advocacy outreach

• writing press releases and media advisories

• writing feature stories and content for web sites

• researching and creating databases and media lists

• social media plans, outreach and tracking

• event planning

• web site updating

• preparation of reports and media briefing packets

• administrative duties

About The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a full-service public affairs and communications firm that helps to connect our clients with policymakers, media and the public. We work with major national foundations, research institutions and nonprofit organizations to advance progressive policy change.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Gordon said...

HDMK - Communications Associate

HDMK is expanding and hiring a Communications Associate.

Position Summary

The Communications Associate will support the firm’s leadership in executing communications campaigns for a variety of public policy clients in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. The Communications Associate will create and edit original content and directly interface with clients and the news media.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

• Conducting legislative research on issues and for a wide range of organizations, including corporations, trade associations, nonprofits and coalitions.
• Providing organizational management and logistical support to firm partners and clients.
• Writing and distributing press releases, case studies, opinion pieces and social media content.
• Creating press kits and monitoring key issues with daily and weekly clips.
• Producing coalition reports, PowerPoint presentations and other external documents.
• Performing administrative duties as needed.
• Conducting issue research and creating external presentations, including PowerPoint.
• Drafting and editing press releases and media advisories.
• Pitching stories to traditional, digital and social media.
• Arranging media interviews for clients.

The Communications Associate should have a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or a related discipline as well as 1-3 years of communications experience. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent critical thinking skills, be able to prioritize his or her own responsibilities and be comfortable working at a fast pace.

Also desirable:

• Communications experience a plus
• Proven ability to manage multiple short and long-term projects in a fast paced environment
• Effective time management skills
• Strong research, writing and communication skills
• Resourcefulness, drive and initiative
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under considerable pressure and tight deadlines

Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resume and cover letter to HDMK is an equal opportunity employer.