Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Change, Care, Heart & Music

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Vice President, Policy & Global Affairs (pdf) – The ideal candidate will have 8-10 or more years’ association experience at a senior staff level, preferably in healthcare-related professional membership organization – apply by Nov. 28

Rescue Social Change Group Communications & Outreach Associate – proven ability to generate original and creative content for social media & fluency in basic aspects of organizing, advocacy, & policy/legislation move your CV to the top of the stack.

National Community Reinvestment Coalition
United Nations FoundationAdmin Assistant supporting the Family Planning 2020 Secretariat – apply by Nov. 17

National Head Start AssociationWeb Copywriter – 3 month term/contract basis – Old Town Alexandria location

American Cancer SocietyRegional Legislative Analyst – 7 years of relevant experience required demonstrating excellent research and analysis, writing, & teaming skills.

CARE USADirector of Government Relations – seeking candidates with background in government relations & international development/relief, as well as management experience

Here’s a very fresh Senior Director, Advocacy post with the American Institute of Architects

American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAdvocacy Associate – fluency in Spanish a plus – apply by Nov. 21

Capitol Hill
National Council of Urban Indian Health Executive Director – experience and knowledge of issues impacting the health needs of urban Indian Health Programs is highly preferred, especially with regards to the ACA & the Indian Health Care Improvement Act – apply by Nov. 30

Winrock International, a nonprofit organization that works with people in the U.S. & around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity & sustain natural resources, seeks Vice President, External Affairs – Crystal City location – see also main career page here

American Heart AssociationGovernment Relations Manager – Minimum of 2 years of work experience on Capitol Hill, with an advocacy group or in a federal agency required.

AMIDEASTCommunications Intern – $10/hr – Arabic and French language skills helpful

The National Association for Music Education seeks sharp Communications Manager with strong knowledge and understanding of content development & management to join the band.


Gordon said...

National Center on Education and the Economy - Director of Communications

About NCEE:

The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) is a leader in education policy and practice. NCEE researches the world’s top-performing education systems to learn how their students perform at high levels, more efficiently, and with more equity than in the U.S. NCEE uses those lessons to adapt what it learns for use in the U.S. at the national, state and local levels. NCEE’s work focuses on standards, assessment and instructional systems, teacher and school leadership policy and practices, education governance, management and finance, early childhood education and care, and vocational and technical education. NCEE has three major programs: The Center on International Education Benchmarking (CIEB), The National Institute for School Leadership (NISL), and Excellence for All. NCEE created the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and New Standards, a predecessor to the Common Core, and released major reports that have impacted education policy including: America’s Choice: high skills or low wages!, Tough Choices or Tough Times, Surpassing Shanghai, and Fixing Our National Accountability System.

Job Description:

The Director of Communications is responsible for creating and overseeing media relations and outreach efforts and managing the organization’s online presence and social media strategy. The Director will work closely with the President, Vice President and policy team to develop and implement communications and public relations strategies. The Director will manage a relationship with a DC-based public relations firm and identify and contract with graphic designers and video consultants as-needed for ongoing projects.


• Drive overall press strategy as well as day-to-day media relations for NCEE and CIEB. This position is the first point of contact for all press inquiries. The ideal candidate will proactively identify media opportunities and maintain relationships with key reporters.
• Oversee the organization’s online presence including making web site updates through a CMS system, managing social media accounts and reviewing analytics to determine how to improve digital strategy.
• Handle publicity and assist in event planning for all publication releases. Coordinate efforts with PR firm for larger projects.
• Work closely with President and Vice President to edit, post and promote a weekly blog hosted by
• Work with policy team to produce monthly e-newsletter, brainstorm ideas, oversee process with attention to timeline, post content online and send out using email marketing software.
• Generate press materials including but not limited to press releases, one-pagers, Q&As and web copy.
• Support President and Vice President when needed in preparation of presentations to international, national and state audiences; assist with Prezi and PPT presentations.


• Excellent communications skills: written, verbal and online.
• Team player with ability to balance multiple projects independently.
• Passion for education policy.
• Demonstrated experience in multi-tasking, prioritizing, and meeting expectations and goals.
• Excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills, planning abilities, and attention to detail.
• 5 years minimum relevant experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related-field.

Please send resume and cover letter indicating availability date and two references to
NCEE is committed to diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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