Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Fruits of Lesser Travelled Byways

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we poked around some lesser-known job boards that have been off our radar screen for the most part lately, so we hope there's a promising opportunity or two here that you might not have stumbled upon in your regular search routine.  Happy hunting! 

Arlington County Dept. of Community Planning, Housing & DevelopmentCommunications Specialist/Web Producer – $39k-$74k – apply by Oct. 9

Arlington County Dept. of Parks & RecreationPublic Relations Manager – $48k-$90k – bilingual w/ Spanish required – apply by Oct. 9

BUILDDevelopment Associate

Church World ServiceDirector of Foundation Relations – location flexible; they do have a DC office – apply by Oct. 22

Climate InteractiveMedia & Project Assistant – part-time – telecommute/virtual – $14/hr

Community Action PartnershipChief Executive Officer (scroll down to partnership CEO search)

Congressional Coalition on Adoption InstitutePolicy & Programs Associate – $35k – apply by Oct. 17

Connections EducationManager of Public Relations – Columbia, MD

Crowell & Moring LLPPublic Relations & Internal Communications Specialist – DC, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles or Orange County, CA

Friends of the Earth – searches managed by Talent Front
Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondCommunications Manager (search by location or use job # 237714) – Richmond, Va.

Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces Vice President, Marketing & Communications – New York – search managed by FutureStep

J Public Relations
Land Trust Alliance
Leisure WorldDirector of Communications – apply by Nov. 29

LeoinieSenior Communications Professional – Secret clearance required – more communications posts available (search via Washington DC location)

Liaison Hotel Capitol HillMarketing & PR Manager

National Center for Missing & Exploited ChildrenStaff Assistant, External Affairs (pdf)

National Presbyterian ChurchCommunications Intern – Jan.-April term – $1,500 stipend – alternate application info here

Navy Federal Credit UnionSenior Social Media Strategist (scroll to find or use advanced search & job # 23844)

McMurray/TMGSocial Media Journalist, Travel Website (scroll down to DC office listings at lower right)

Mystery employerReceptionist – temporary – search managed by Graham Staffing

PHI Vice President of Policy (pdf) – apply by Oct. 20

Smithsonian MagazineEditorial Intern and Digital Editorial Intern – paid positions – 6 month term, starting in January – apply by Oct. 17

United Mitochondrial Disease FoundationDirector of Development – Pittsburgh, PA – search managed by Nonprofit Talent – apply by Oct. 20

Worldwide ERCDirector, PR/Marketing & Communications


Gordon said...

Kglobal - Senior Account Exec/Account Supervisor

Kglobal, a communications and public affairs firm based in Washington, DC, is seeking a dynamic senior account executive / account supervisor for the strategic communications division.


• Create and execute strategic communications plans in conjunction with the other service teams on behalf of kglobal clients.

• Manage day-to-day account activities by directing the internal team and interfacing with clients, media and vendors.

• Aid in new business efforts including idea contribution, research, proposal preparation and pitch meetings.

Desired Skills And Qualifications

• Extensive proficiency in executing comprehensive public relations campaigns with an emphasis in traditional earned media relations.

• Demonstrated knowledge of kglobal’s 360 suite of services – public relations, social media, digital, design and grassroots.

• Proven ability to manage entire projects from start to finish.

• Past experience with new business development efforts – from proposal writing to pitch meetings.

• Strong research, writing, editing and client interaction skills.

• Energetic team player with a positive, go-getter attitude able to work in a small, yet creative work environment

• 4-8 years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields.

• Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

About kglobal

Kglobal is a team of storytellers, digital artists and politicos who run integrated campaigns for clients who want to shape public policy or raise brand awareness.

The firm creates compelling content, engages key stakeholders and defines the conversation to build a sphere of influence around a target audience. Kglobal is an equal opportunity employer.


Potential candidates should submit a resume and creative cover letter telling us why we should call you back! Bonus points for mentioning favorite reading materials and news sources. Please send all information to randy.decleene@kglobal.com.

Gordon said...

Embassy of Israel - Internship Program

The Embassy of Israel offers fall, spring and summer internships for qualified undergraduate university students. The internship program is designed to provide students with an inside look at the day-to-day activities of the Embassy. Interns are assigned projects in the fields of public diplomacy (academic affairs, inter-religious affairs, cultural affairs, and social media) and press. They are given the opportunity to help create public relations materials, respond to inquiries, conduct research, and manage information requests. Special projects may also be created for individual interns based on their skills and interests.

The Embassy of Israel internship program is an excellent opportunity for college students to receive valuable insight into U.S.-Israel relations and the nature of diplomacy. Interns are encouraged to attend the many events that take place regularly

Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills as well as administrative abilities. Travel experience in Israel and knowledge of Israeli politics, society and culture are preferred. Students with strong computer skills, including experience with graphic design and multimedia editing, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Fall and spring semester internships at the Embassy are part-time (minimum 12 hours per week); summer internships are typically full-time. All internships are unpaid, though arrangements can be made for academic credit and a travel stipend.

Please email Katharine Nasielski at paffairs@washington.mfa.gov.il for application form - then, submit completed application, resume and cover letter to that address.

Apply by Nov. 3 for Spring 2015 term.

Gordon said...

U.S. Travel Association - Communications Intern

paid position - available immediately

High-profile Washington, D.C. trade association seeks a personable, creative and highly motivated intern to assist in a fast-paced communications shop. Ranked Washington, D.C.'s No. 1 Beltway trade and professional association in the areas of media relations, industry reputation stewardship and bipartisanship (and No. 4 overall), the U.S. Travel Association represents every facet of the $2 trillion travel industry.


· Track, format and summarize media coverage

· Research and assist with building and maintaining media lists

· Help plan, research and draft copy for media and industry communications

· Assist with social media outreach

· Perform general tasks as assigned by media relations and industry communications staffs


· A highly professional demeanor

· An interest in politics and a basic knowledge of the U.S. news landscape

· Excellent writing skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

· Major in public relations, journalism, communications or related field desired

· Prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization a major plus

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to jmorris@ustravel.org. Please include “Communications Intern” in the subject line.