Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Not Special (but pretty good, we hope)

No Tuesday specialty programming today, just a regular edition.

George Washington UniversityDirector, Presidential Communications – produces all daily briefing documents for the prez, as well as talking points, speeches, press quotes, blogs & correspondences.

The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, a group addressing the social and environmental challenges & opportunities in the global electronics supply chain, seeks Director of Communications

Opportunities available with Sensis, a self-described cross-cultural advertising agency with digital at its core:
SevenTwenty StrategiesVice President of Media Relations/Strategic Communications – 5+ years of media relations & agency experience, knowledge of and/or experience in the political, legislative or healthcare arena, and excellent contacts throughout the media landscape desired.

BayerSenior Manager, Political Affairs (search DC location or keyword political) – best candidates will possess 10+ years of experience in a corporate or association GR/political affairs role and experience working in Congress for a relevant committee of jurisdiction – Director of Communications (also via keyword political) supporting GR/policy activities also available, albeit in Kansas City, MO

ONE Campaign
American Society for MicrobiologyMedia Manager – $79k-$82k – 5+ years of experience in science writing media relations required, as is a team player orientation

International Society for Technology in EducationCommunications/Media Relations Specialist – Arlington, Va. Location preferred, although Eugene, OR is also an option, as is your bedroom and/or local favorite WiFi-enabled spot, it appears.

And another from the education sector: HobsonsDirector of Public Relations (scroll down) – 7-10 years of public relations/communications experience is required, including some time in a managerial/supervisory role.

Drinker Biddle
Communications Director for NBC News sounds like a neat opportunity; we bet Brian Williams is pretty cool in person (although we naively think that about everyone who appears affable in front of a camera).  In any event, let us know if our instincts are anywhere near accurate if you get the gig, OK?

The Memorial Foundation, builder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC, looks to keep the spirit &  work of Dr. King relevant by leveraging the memorial's role as a beacon of inspiration and through educational programming, and your role in this grand undertaking would be as Director of Development

United Community Ministries
Multiple opportunities in health communications & social marketing (scroll down) appear to be available with IQ Solutions

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental HealthDirector of Social Marketing & Outreach – Columbia, MD main location; work can be done via remotely (but, somewhere in/near Maryland, we’d guess) – Nov. 28 application deadline noted, but Nov. 3 start date could imply those have been somehow transposed, so just get your application in soon.

The National Association for Catering & Events sounds fun, right? Marketing & Communications Director – $50k-$60k – Columbia, MD

Support Samaritan Inns' work providing housing, recovery & life-rebuilding services to homeless & addicted individuals as Director of Development & Communications – 5+ years broad-based experience in non-profit fundraising required.

Alkermes, Inc. seeks Coordinator/Junior Lobbyist, Government Affairs & Policy to assist govt. affairs team in activities related to improving patient access to VIVITROL® and any future products.

University of Maryland
Afterschool All-stars (which instantly brings this Redd Kross song to mind) seeks Fundraising & Staff Assistant locally, and is also recruiting for a Director of Communications & Cause Marketing in sunny Los Angeles, CA (where Redd Kross is currently based. Spooky.)*

Federation of State Medical BoardsState Legislative & Policy Coordinator – 1-2 years of legislative and/or administrative experience sought, including experience on Capitol Hill or with government affairs, health care associations, or trade associations.

ApartmentShowcase.com is seeking a Web Content Writer Intern to create & update online content –$10/hr – part-time; approx 20-30 hrs/wk – available immediately

* We went to a couple great Redd Kross shows at the old 9:30 Club (now a J. Crew, sigh); and yes, we realize this doesn't make us sound cool as much as it makes us simply sound old.  Repeat sigh).

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