Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Nothing Will Ever be Good Again, and Our Hearts are Hardened into Cold, Black Hunks of Tar

Nothing remains but the fast-fading echo of shining promise snuffed out & tossed away with no more ceremony than than a spent cigarette, and we are escorted away from a land of ..... wait, what's that?  Oh great, the Caps are back!  OK, then, we're good.

Kglobal seeks Senior Account Exec/Account Supervisor (scroll to find) proficient in public relations, social media, digital, design & grassroots; past experience with new business development efforts also desired

The Travel Technology Association, advocates for the burgeoning online get-you-there & where-to-stay sector, seeks Vice President of Government Relations with at least 10 years of government affairs experience; knowledge of travel industry issue preferred

Insured Retirement InstituteProduct & Services Marketing Specialist – at  least five  years’ experience desired, including background in project  management, marketing  & B2B/B2C sales

The Embassy of Israel offers Intern (scroll to find) opportunities for qualified undergrads in the areas of academic affairs, inter-religious affairs, cultural affairs, and social media, and press – apply by Nov. 3 for the Spring 2015 term

Cove, a network of productive spaces (meaning: useful place to get some work done besides coffee shop or your own sofa) in DC seeks outgoing/personable part-time Brand Communicator(s) to help spread the word & build the brand – $10/hr (& Cove membership as part of the deal) – and, this is certainly a service worth considering for full-time jobs seekers, as well.

U.S. Travel AssociationCommunications Intern (scroll to find) – prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization a major plus

Widmeyer Communications seeks Account Exec for their DC PreK-12 Education team – agency background strongly preferred; strong writing & social media skills are must-haves

The Menkiti Group, a DC-based real estate services company, seeks Senior Communications & Marketing Associate of the talented & ambitious variety possessing 5-7 years of mar-com experience, preferably in a large firm and/or in the real estate sector; graphic design skills a plus.

George Washington University
American Near East Refugee Aid, a development & relief group specializing in the Middle East (& the Palestinian people, in particular) seeks Communications Assistant with strong writing & graphic design skills – apply by Nov. 13

National Association of Broadcasters
Public affairs & government relations cabal Venn Strategies seeks Vice President/Writer with extensive experience writing on business/economic policy issues; knowledge of retirement savings & tax policy a plus – $90k-$100k 

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of AmericaDirector, Communications – public affairs/PR background & prior experience related to healthcare preferred 

USA for the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees
GVH Live, a self-described media organization powered by Millennials , seeks Social Media Intern to join the crew

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens – Pittsburgh, PA (scroll to find)
University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
… and, finally: Would you like to use a ridiculous amount of LEGO materials to teach kids how the world works?  That’s the cheery come-on from Play-Well TEKnologies for their Virginia LEGO Engineering Manager/Instructor – $47k – company site here