Friday, November 21, 2014

Do Some Good

Friday brings you soul-lifting & life-affirming opportunities to help stop human trafficking & child labor, promote literacy, lend a hand to veterans, protect the Anacostia River, or to flack for a happening nightspot.  Happy hunting and/or browsing!

The Center on Budget & Policy Priorities seeks organized & self-starting Communications Associate with at least two years of related professional experience, including media outreach work

The T. Howard Foundation, dedicated to advancing diversity in media, seeks part-time Office Assistant (pdf) during winter break (Dec. & Jan.) season who is looking to pick up some spending money for the holiday season to the tune of $10/hr – apply by Nov. 30

University of Maryland
  • Senior Writer – $60k-$75k – polished science writing skills particularly sought – apply by Dec. 3
  • Senior Director of Development for the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources – $110k-$125k – apply by Jan. 5
We’re not certain which Christ Church in DC is offering this part-time Office & Communications Administrator post, but it could be this one on Capitol Hill (as it is fairly Metro-proximate) – $20/hr

GoodWeave is working to end child labor in carpet weaving communities around the world; you could support that mission as Director of Development, or perhaps by just checking out their list of approved retailers the next time you’re in the market for a hand-crafted rug.

Reading is Fundamental – searches managed by the HR Team
The National Republican Senatorial Committee, surely a cheerful place to walk the halls these days, has various Intern opportunities available for the Winter/Spring 2015 term – apply by Dec. 1

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks Director of Communications to help promote their Hiring Our Heroes veterans and military spouse employment program

Opportunities with Penn Schoen Berland, a global research-based consultancy specializing in messaging and communications strategy for an array of clients:
Join the Polaris Project in their essential anti-human-trafficking work as Campaign Director; seeking candidates with 4+ years experience in the development & coordination of campaign strategies as part of a national level campaign, preferably on a human rights issue; fluency in Korean or Mandarin preferable – Chief Operating Officer post also available; that search is managed by Bridge Partners

Bring your experience with water resources planning, watershed restoration, and the Clean Water Act to this Anacostia Executive Watershed Manager post with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments – $80k-$90k

Get to it, then: this Senior Executive Assistant post with our friends at the British Embassy sports a today, Nov. 21 application deadline – $44k 

American University
Google turns up nothing useful about Ailsa in Arlington; whoever they are, they’re looking for a Public Relations Account Manager/Media Relations
Pew Charitable Trusts
Piedmont Community CollegeMarketing & Media Relations Director (search job posting # 00067) – Charlottesville, Va.

Management Sciences for Health
Destination DCDirector of Communications – 8-10 years minimum experience in public relations field required - apply by Dec. 19

and, finally: The Park at Fourteenth, self-assessed as defining a new standard in Washington, DC diversion, seeks Marketing Project Manager – $60-$75k – entertainment industry background a plus

Best wishes for setting new standards in your own particular weekend diversions from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

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