Thursday, November 13, 2014

Your [Cold, Dammit] Weekend Plan

You've got a chill weekend ahead, and not in a good way – so decide today which one(s) of these suit your fancy and get that CV & cover letter off while is cold/wet outside.

1) 1105 MediaEditorial Intern for Defense Systems – $10/hr, as noted here

2-3) Advancement Project
4) Adventist Health CareManager, Public Relations/Marketing

5) America’s Promise AllianceWriter, Communications & Knowledge Management

6) Association of Public Television StationCommunications Intern and Legal Intern (scroll down)

7) Brookings InstitutionSenior/Research Associate with the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform

8-9) Burson-Marsteller
10) Case Foundation Interns

11-13) Catholic Relief Services – Baltimore, MD
14) Committee for a Responsible Federal BudgetLegislative Outreach Manager

15-17) DCI Group
18-19) Emily’s List
20-21) Ducks Unlimited
22) Every VoiceDirector of Major Gifts & Donor Outreach

23-24) Feed More, Inc. – Richmond, Va.
25) International Student House of Washington, DCDirector of Development – apply by Dec. 1

26) Georgetown UniversityCommunications Manager for the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship

27) Guttmacher InstituteSenior Public Policy Associate (scroll down)

28) James Madison UniversityAssistant Director of Content Strategy & Editor (scroll to find or use posting # 0406325 – Harrisonburg, Va. – apply by Nov. 23

29) Iridium Satellite Public Relations Manager – contract status/6 month term

30-31) Justice at Stake
32) Land O’ Lakes, Inc.Government Relations Intern

33) Leading public sector labor unionLegislative Representative – mid $70k

34-35) Louis Berger Group
36) Mystery employerPublic Relations Manager – Columbia & Baltimore, MD referenced – search managed by Profiles

37) Mystery innovative nonprofitCommunications Associate – temporary position – $19/hr – search managed by TRAK Services

38) National Center for Policy AnalysisExecutive Director – Dallas, TX – search managed by Talent Market

39-40) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
41) Open Road AllianceCommunications Manager – part-time – flexible/remote location; East Coast preferable

42) PBS Project Assistant, Corporate Communications – post contracted through Maslow Media Group

43) Porter Novelli Account Exec

44-45) Potomac Communications Group
46-49) Progressive Change Campaign Committee
50) Teach for America Director, Government Affairs

51-52) World at Work (scroll to find)
53) … and, finally: we’re saving the best for dessert, so to speak, with this Public Relations & Social Media Director opportunity for chefstrordinaire José Andrés’ Think Food Group – our price for alerting you to this is only few offerings from the Margarita menu.


Gordon said...

American Waterways Operators - Director, Communications & Public Affairs.

The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, is seeking a dynamic, experienced Director, Communications and Public Affairs. The successful candidate will lead internal communications and external public affairs efforts that showcase the value AWO provides to industry members and the benefits the industry provides to the nation. This supervisory position is responsible for development and implementation of programs and procedures that advance AWO’s goals and advocacy objectives. This role requires superior project management skills, advocacy and media outreach experience; stellar writing, editing, and presentation capabilities; strategic thinking; and nimbleness in handling multiple priorities. Experience developing junior staff and managing external resources is also desired, as is a proven ability to advance an organization’s objectives. The position reports to the Executive Vice President.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and two writing samples that reflect skills necessary to succeed to

Gordon said...

Visiting Nurse Associations of America - Legislative Affairs Spring 2015 Intern

The Visiting Nurse Associations of America is a fast-paced, energetic industry leadership organization changing the perspective on home health, hospice and palliative care. VNAA educates, supports and advances the role of home health and hospice providers in new care delivery and payment models to expand industry opportunities, drive quality improvement initiatives and ensure access to services. VNAA seeks an Intern, Legislative Affairs to advance federal policy initiatives.
Description of internship:

We are currently seeking candidates for an unpaid internship position to begin in January 2015. The intern would support our Director of Legislative Affairs in research, data entry and Congressional outreach. Assignments will include a wide variety of projects and activities and last from a few days to several weeks. This internship is ideal for students who plan careers in public policy, government relations, and advocacy, and is an excellent opportunity to gain work experience in a nonprofit association.

This is a part-time unpaid internship position (20 hours/week) that could be used to earn academic credit and is available for a spring term (January – May 2015).

• Assist staff in planning and conducting grassroots advocacy activities
• Assist in updating and maintaining the VNAA membership database and legislative tracking database
• Attend meetings and Congressional hearings and/or briefings
• Monitor legislation
• Assist in research and drafting of reports, memos and presentations

Qualities of an ideal candidate:
• Strong interest in and knowledge of public policy, American government and politics, health care
• Detail-oriented self-starter
• Proficient in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel
• Excellent written, oral, and inter-personal skills
• Previous internship experience a plus

To apply, e-mail your availability (days, times, and dates) cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample (this can be an excerpt of a longer piece) to . Spring term application deadline is Monday, December 1, 2014.

Please note that international students must be eligible to work in the United States. VNAA cannot sponsor student visas.