Friday, November 14, 2014

Friday; So Happy It's Here

Motivated, hard-working, curious, and enthusiastic?  Current students fitting that mold would be advised to check out Public Affairs Intern (scroll down) opportunities with the Broadcasting Board of Governors – apply by Dec. 10

The National Center on Education and the Economy seeks Director of Communications to help promote their work researching the world’s top-performing education systems & adapting those findings for policy & standard-setting recommendations for the U.S. educational arena.

The Center for the Study of Social Policy seeks Development Director (pdf) with proven track record in developing and managing a fund development plan for non-profit organizations of significant size, including achieving revenue targets of over $5-$10 million annually.

The American Waterways Operators, representing the tugboat, towboat and barge industry, is seeking strategic-thinking Director, Communications and Public Affairs (scroll to find) with superior project management skills as well as advocacy and media outreach experience.

Visiting Nurse Associations of America Legislative Affairs Spring 2015 Intern (scroll to find) – unpaid post – strong interest in and knowledge of public policy, American government and politics, health care desired – apply by Dec. 1

American University
Public Affairs Council Manager, Government Relations Practice –  government relations experience and outstanding public speaking & communication skills particularly sought.

URS Corp.Public Affairs Specialist – seeking candidates with at least two years experience working on public affairs and outreach issues with federal environmental programs

Our friends at the British Embassy seek a Speechwriter to pen all manner of ambassadorial pronouncements, screeds & other chatter – $50k – apply by Nov. 23

Animal Welfare InstituteInternships – undergrad & law

Pew Charitable Trusts
Spring application review ends Dec. 15 for assorted Intern opportunities with student mental health advocate Active Minds

Get involved in the city-greening, -shading & -air-cleaning work of Casey Trees as Education & Events Intern (pdf) – starting ASAP, through March - $12/hr

Strategic thinking and strong communications skills are musts, and prior military service a big plus, for Vice President of Military Affairs for Apollo Education Group, better known as the folks behind the University of Phoenix.

Society for Women’s Health Research
Communications & Marketing Director – broad based communications/PR/marketing background sought; knowledge of health, women’s health, biomedical, and/or scientific issues a plus

Union of Concerned Scientists
WCS ConstructionPublic Relations Manager – previous construction industry experience and knowledge strongly desired; graphic design/layout skills also desired

Local news institution Gordon Peterson is leaving WJLA at the end of the year, and here is what we assume to be Sinclair Broadcasting’s call for a replacement News Anchor.

… and, finally: though it’s not really in our regular public affairs jobs wheelhouse, perhaps someone near the Western DC border will find this Part Time Assistant Registrar (pdf) opportunity with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture useful – $12/hr

So we've got the first really cold weekend ahead since what, March?  Best wishes for keeping comfortable & content (or out and enjoying/enduring it, if that's your thing) from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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