Friday, November 7, 2014


Happy Friday - we'll start you off with one of the best Senate election postmortems we've read in the last couple days.  Some great direct-to-us opportunities and a few interesting odds & ends in today's set, as well.

M+R helps nonprofit clients they believe in achieve real, lasting change by mobilizing supporters, fundraising, and moving the the media, the public, and decision-makers. They are actively seeking folks to join the fun as Senior Associate, Communications & Advocacy or Social Media & Media Relations Associate – DC, New York or Los Angeles, CA

Our friends at the U.S. Global Leadership Council are particularly interested in receiving fresh CVs for their DC-based (but frequently traveling, it would seem) Field Associate (scroll to find) and regionally located Field Manager, Texas (scroll to find).

GoRail, a group working to build support for increased investment in the U.S. railway infrastructure, seeks Digital Communications Director with at least 2 years relevant communications experience in a political or campaign environment, grassroots or advocacy organization, PR firm or similar area – apply by Nov. 14

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is hiring a Director of Marketing to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate integrated marketing communications strategies to build awareness of the Center and its research – search managed by Talent Market

American University
The American College of Cardiology seeks Chapters & Board of Governors Associate to support for member engagement activities associated with ACC chapters and committees.

Opportunities with association management mainstay Smith Bucklin:
BP looks to recruit an Associate Director supporting their Olympic & Paralympic Programs who can successfully lead business engagement, strategy, planning including events and marketing of their Olympic agenda – DC, Chicago, IL or Houston, TX

People, pigs, planet: are you the future ham head honcho to execute this plan for the National Pork Board as Chief Executive Officer?  Des Moines, IA – search managed by Kincannon & Reed – scroll down to see Intern opportunities

The Waterford Foundation seeks Director, Waterford Fair & Events to help show off this lovely little Loudoun County gem; we’re sure there’s a lot of actual work involved, but this job just sounds great to us – apply by Nov. 26

… and, finally: your Washington Redskins are currently casting about for a Communications Intern for the Spring (Jan.-May) term; must be current college enrollee eligible for credit.

... and finally, part 2: finally made it over to the Iron Gate for drinks yesterday, and are happy to report that is is fantastic.  And best wishes for an also-fantastic weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.


Gordon said...

Financial Services Institute - Marketing & Communications Coordinator

The Financial Services Institute (FSI) seeks an energetic, motivated professional to assist with our marketing communications efforts in the role of Member Engagement Coordinator. This position reports to FSI’s Member Engagement Manager.


1-3 years’ experience with marketing communications projects, preferably as part of a communications team in either a trade association or the financial services industry. Educational background in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field is also preferred.

TO APPLY: Send resume and salary requirements to FSI Member Engagement Manager, Allison Kuehner A competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. Please, no phone calls.

See full job description by clicking here.

Gordon said...

Incite Agency - Communications & Digital Interns

The Incite Agency is looking for talented communications and digital interns to join our Washington, D.C. and New York offices this spring to help service our clients and assist our busy staff. We are looking for interns who are willing to take initiative when projects pop up at a moment's notice. We would like interns that are available 2-3 full days a week. Please email a resume and short writing sample to and indicate which internship you are applying for in the subject line. Please note that the positions are unpaid, but we are happy to fulfill any requirements for school credit.

Communications Internships (Washington, DC)-- Communications interns will be responsible for assisting with press clippings, researching and writing responsibilities as they relate to our clients. Interns should shave previous communications experience and a desire to work in a fast-paced and busy work environment with clients in a wide variety of industries. Public relations and/or campaign experience preferred. Experience with Vocus or Cision a plus.

Digital Internships (New York, NY)--Digital interns will be responsible for assisting in developing and executing digital and social media strategies for our clients. This can include creating social content across several different platforms, developing digital campaign strategies, data analysis, researching, and reporting. We're looking for an adaptable self-starter who is interested in the digital landscape. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) is a bonus.

Anonymous said...

I'm not sure about how to send you listings. I saw this one with NCMEC (the job in Palo Alto) and thought that your readers might be interested: (I have no connection to this group. Just a cool job...) DCL