Wednesday, December 31, 2014

And, that's it for 2014

Sorry to end the year on a late note; we've had a challenging, virus-y (sinus, not computer) last few days.

We're generally not big fans of year-end wrap-ups and best/worst/most-fascinating lists that you get this time of year – but there are two that we particularly enjoyed and hope to be worth your time:
  • Least Essential Albums of 2014 from the Onion: not necessarily the worst music put out during the year, but rather, a compendium of misfires, cash-grabs & vanity projects that should have never been assembled in the first-place.
  • The Year in Media Errors & Corrections from Poynter: a hefty-yet-fun collections in media miscues and backtracking.
1-2) ACLU
3) American Academy of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationDirector of Advocacy & Government Affairs – search managed by Vetted Solutions

4) American Association for JusticeDigital Communications Manager (pdf)

5) American Institute for Cancer ResearchHealth Communications Writer – part-time – $45/hr

6) American Medical AssociationLobbyist, Federal Affairs

7) Bureau of Land ManagementLegislative Affairs Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0007 – apply by Jan. 20

8) Community Health Accreditation ProgramCommunications Coordinator

9) Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Assistant Director, Office of Communications – $160k-$235k – apply by Jan. 12

10) Cruise Lines International AssociationManager, Public Relations & Marketing

11-13) Emily’s List – see also main career page
14) Greenberg Quinlan Rosner ResearchDigital Intern – paid position

15) Jhpiego Communications Coordinator supporting USAID’s Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program

16) Ketchum Vice President, Business Development

17) Migration Policy InstituteCommunications Coordinator – apply by Jan. 15

18) Mystery non-profitCommunications Associate – temporary – $19/hr – search managed by TRAK Services

19) Mystery scientific association of the well-respected varietyEditorial Assistant – temp-to-hire – $13-$15/hr to $41k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

20) National Association of Housing & Redevelopment OfficialsPublic Affairs Coordinator/Assistant Editor

21) Northern Virginia Community College – Senior Web Content Specialist – $50k-$66k – apply by Jan. 4

22) Nuclear Regulatory Commission Congressional Affairs Specialist – $52k-$82k – job ID: OCA-2015-0004 – apply by Jan. 20

23-24) Optical Society of America
25-26) POLITICO Pro
27) SAGE PublicationsEditorial Assistant

28) SCORECommunications Coordinator – see company info here

29) USA TodayNewsroom Internships and Sports Media Group Internships – Summer 2015

30-31) U.S. Chamber of Commerce
32) Washington Adventist HospitalDevelopment Manager

33) YMCA of Metropolitan WashingtonCommunications Associate – apply by Jan. 19

And that's it for 2014 at DCPA+CJ.  279 posts in the book for 2014; we start again on January 2.  We hope you have a safe & as-festive-as-you-desire New Year's Eve, and best wishes for a Happy 2015 from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014


Here's your second-to-last-day-of-2014 set; we'll see you again tomorrow to send off this challenging year, with – you guessed it – more jobs & internships.

1) We start Tuesday’s set off with this mouthful of a position: Complexity-Aware Monitoring & Learning Facilitator for CAMRIS International – supports USAID’s Policy, Planning & Learning Bureau's online Learning Lab by providing content  & facilitating discussions about monitoring & evaluation best practices.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of international development experience, strong facilitation skills & familiarity with USAID protocols.

2-3) Just-opened opportunities with Reingold LINK, a full-service strategic communications & stakeholder engagement firm:
  • Project Manager (pdf) – min. 3-5 years of previous communications and/or stakeholder engagement work experience sought, along with top-notch writing skills
  • Graphic Designer & Creative Manager (pdf) – 7+ years of design experience in branding, retail environments and advertising required
4) The Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management is still accepting CVs for Spring 2015 Intern candidates; best suited for undergrads, grad students, or recent graduates with  background in emergency management, homeland security, public safety, public administration, or related field – apply by Jan. 15

5) American Society of Interior DesignersVice President of Government & Public Affairs (pdf) – search managed by Vetted Solutions

6-7) BAE Systems
8) British EmbassyVisits & Events Officer – $47k – New York – apply by Jan. 14

9) The College BoardDirector, Government Relations – Chicago, IL, or remote location in IL, IA or MO

10) Facebook Vice President, U.S. Public Policy

11) Federal Circuit Bar AssociationPublishing/Outreach Coordinator – apply by Jan. 15

12) Freddie Mac Government Relations Professional

13-14) George Washington University
15) Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association Director of Communications – search managed by Staffing Advisors

16) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture GardenDirector of Development – search managed by Diversified Search

17) HSBC Office Administrator, U.S. Public Policy – apply by Jan. 3

18-21) Human Rights First (scroll to find)
21-22) Share Our Strength
23) United Fresh Produce AssociationGovernment Relations Assistant

24) Walmart Summer Intern, Federal Government Relations – for current grad students in government, political economy, economics or business

25) World Vision Advocacy/Communications Interns, Summer 2015

Monday, December 29, 2014

Run-down (us, we mean, although that obviously could also apply to the local football establishment, as well)

Hi there!  A little sick, thanks for asking; how about you?  Great!  OK then, enjoy today's set, and don't forget yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.  We plan on having new content tomorrow, Wednesday & Friday, but we'll see how that pans out.

1-3) Americans for Prosperity
4) American Institute for Architects Manager, Federal Relations

5-6) American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (select DC location, hit search button down the page)
7) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & ExplosivesAssistant Director, Government & Public Affairs – $120k-$181k – job ID: 15-SES-077-EJM – apply by Jan. 31

8) Catholic UniversityVice President for University Advancement – search managed by Diversified Search

9) Center for the Study of Islam & the Middle EastOutreach Intern

10-12) Conservation International
13) Corporate Council on AfricaInternships

14) Deloitte Manager, Political Action Committee

15) EMD SeronoGovernment Affairs & Policy Associate/Intern – search managed by Randstad

16) Dept. of Defense Public Affairs Specialist with Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve – $63k-$98k – job ID: DHRA-15-1248481-B – apply by Jan. 5

17) Dept. of EnergyDigital Communications Specialist – $63k-$98k – job ID: DOE-HQ-PA- 15-00042-CR-R – apply today, Dec. 29

18-19) Destination DC
20) The Hannon Group – entry-to-mid-level Communications Specialist supporting their DoE client

21) HospiraDirector of Policy/Government Affairs (search DC location or req ID: 14890BR)

22) Institute of Museum and Library ServicesDirector of Communications & Government Affairs – $124k-$157k – job ID: IMLS-15-1287934 – apply by Jan. 16

23) Meals on Wheels Association of AmericanPublic Policy Manager (pdf)

24-26) National Committee for Quality Assurance (scroll to find)
27) National PTAAssociate Director of Individual Giving – search managed by Staffing Advisors

28-29) Population Action International
30-31) Third Way
32) Washington Metro Area Transit AuthorityPublic Information Officer (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job # 141296)

33) Youth center specializing in providing community servicesDevelopment Associate/Grant Writer – $55k-$70k – search managed by Randstad

Sunday, December 28, 2014


Here's your previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Naval Sea Systems CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: NW51035-12- 1281776K0991737D – Dec. 29

U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumSocial Media Community Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: DON-3636-1 -2015-0001 – Dec. 29

University of Virginia – Assistant Director of Event Management, Athletic Dept. – $32k-$36k – Charlottesville, Va. – Dec. 30 

Corporation for National & Community ServiceCommunity Relations Specialist – $63k-$65k – job ID: NS-14- 117-1278254 – Baltimore, MD – Dec. 31

National Network to End Domestic ViolenceVice President, Public Policy (pdf) – Dec. 31

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or by state, as applicable)
Research!AmericaDevelopment Assistant – part-time – Dec. 31 

Sound TransitCommunications Project Manager – $68k-$85k – Seattle, WA – Dec. 31

Trout Unlimited Major Gift Officer, Mid-Atlantic RegionDec. 31

Washington Area Women’s Foundation
Women’s Learning Partnership – Program Associate for Advocacy & CommunicationsDec. 31

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (aka A-SPAN) – Marketing & Communications Specialist – $15k + tuition award – Americorps/VISTA position – Jan. 2

National Park Service Public Affairs Specialist – $52k-$82k – job ID: NPS-NCR-NCRO- 15-1281232(MK) – Jan. 2

Union of Concerned Scientists Outreach Coordinator, Energy & Climate Program – $50k – Jan. 4

Friday, December 26, 2014

Later, that Friday ...

Wait, there's one more package under the tree: a late-to-the-game Friday set.  One of these could be just what you always wanted, we hope.

1-3) American University
4) American Legacy FoundationManager, Youth Activism

5-6) Brookings Institution
7-12) Capitol Hill
13) Feeding AmericaManager, Corporate Partnerships/Invest an Acre – Chicago, IL

14) Foundation for the Defense of DemocraciesCongressional Relations Manager

15) Georgetown UniversityDevelopment Associate

16) Lockheed MartinCommunications Intern

17) Management Sciences for HealthWriter – Arlington, Va. or Medford, MA

18-21) National Building Museum
22-23) National Multiple Sclerosis Society
24) National Parks Conservation AssociationAdmin Coordinator/Receptionist

25-26) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area)
27-28) Pew Charitable Trusts
29-30) University Research Corp.
31) World Society for the Protection of Animals United Nations Public Affairs & Policy Advisor – New York

32-33) and, finally: opportunities both charmed & charged-by-current events in Charlottesville, Va. at the University of Virginia
34) and, finally, part 2: did Santa come up short despite your plea for one of the luxe offerings in the ultra-acclaimed Modernist Cuisine series? Go right to the source, then (Bellvue, WA), as an Editorial Intern with Intellectual Ventures, the brain-forward operation founded by this rather sharp fellow.

Best wishes for an easy & relaxed post-holiday weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

It's a Wrap

We'll be back on Friday.  Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource!

1) The Human Rights Campaign seeks Multimedia Coordinator with 1-3 years of video production experience, as well as facility with applications such as Adobe Premiere CC, PhotoShop, After Effects, Illustrator & Apple/Mac systems.

2) The Patient Access Network Foundation provides grants to underinsured patients with chronic, rare, or life threatening diseases for deductible and copay obligations for prescription therapies; you might be the lucky person tapped to help spread the word about these good works as Director of Communications for the group – $110k-$140k – apply by Jan. 16

3) AIDS UnitedPublic Policy Fellowship, Summer 2015 – apply by Mar 15

4) Alliance for JusticeDevelopment Associate

5) ALS AssociationAssociate Director, Development Operations (pdf)

6) American Association for the Advancement of ScienceOutreach & Communications Systems Intern

7-8) American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
9) America's Health Insurance Plans Legislative/Regulatory Analyst

10-11) ANERA/American Near East Refugee Aid
12-13) Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
14-15) Aspen Institute
16) Association of American Medical CollegesPublic Affairs Specialist

17) Beyond BordersInterns

18) Business-Industry Political Action Committee Assistant, Grassroots Services

19) Center for Effective GovernmentInterns

20) Communities in SchoolsPublic Relations Manager

21) Corporate Accountability CouncilDigital Organizer

22-24) C-SPAN
25) Environmental Defense FundDirector, National Field Operations

26-27) Freedom Forum
28-30) Greenpeace
31-32) Hill+Knowlton Strategies
33-34) Humane Society of the U.S.
35) Independent Sector – Director, Government Relations

36) Intellectual VenturesGovernment Relations Manager

37-38) International Medical Corps
39) Mystery employer, Rockville-based Junior Development Associate – temporary post – $15/hr – Raiser’s Edge/Convio experience particularly valued – needed ASAP

40) Mystery nonprofitCommunications Associate – temp-to perm – $18-$25/hr to $50k-$60k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

41) National Association of Broadcasters Admin Assistant, State Associations &  Board Relations

42) National Network to End Domestic ViolenceVice President, Public Policy (pdf) – apply by Dec.31

43) Overseas Private Investment CorporationLegislative & Public Affairs Intern – $42k-$55k – job ID: OPIC-OEA-2015-0002 – apply by Jan. 16

44) Public KnowledgePolicy Advocate – apply by Jan. 16

45) Sibley Hospital Director, Foundation & Corporate Relations – can also search here, under professional/non-clinical category

46) TE ConnectivityManager, Political Action Committee and U.S. Legislative Affairs

47) Trout Unlimited Major Gift Officer, Mid-Atlantic Region – apply by Dec. 31

48-49) Washington Area Women’s Foundation
50) Washington Institute for Near-East PolicyResearch Assistants (scroll down) – one year term, starting in June – fluency in Arabic, Farsi, or Turkish highly preferred – apply by Feb. 13

51) ... and, finally: the application process for Executive Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association includes putting together legislative & press materials in support of a hypothetical bill (pdf) allowing Federal law enforcement officers to remain armed during a government shutdown/furlough - you have until Jan. 19 to craft your plan.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Winding Down

We'll be in (mostly) just-the-jobs mode as we coast to the end of 2014.  If you usually skip our regular Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing this week, you might want to check out yesterday's set, which also featured a smattering of fresh finds.

1) Bipartisan public affairs firm seeks Senior Coordinator with at least three years relevant admin experience, including some work in government/public affairs or Capitol Hill environment – $45k-$50k – search managed by TRAK Services

2) The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is in search mode for an Online Communications Specialist with top-notch writing/editing skills & working knowledge of content management systems as well as graphics and web editing programs.

3) Grossman Heinz, a public affairs firm specializing in advocacy & campaigns, seeks Communications Strategist with at least 10 years of experience in media, PR, issue advocacy, or communications strategy; Capitol Hill experience a plus.

4) Alliance for Biking & WalkingCommunications Manager – apply by Jan. 16

5-6) American Association for Cancer Research (scroll to find)
7) Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (aka A-SPAN) – Marketing & Communications Specialist – $15k + tuition award – Americorps/VISTA position – apply by Jan. 2

8-10) British Embassy
11) Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Communications Associate

12) Corporation for National & Community ServiceCommunity Relations Specialist – $63k-$65k – job ID: NS-14- 117-1278254 – Baltimore, MD – apply by Dec. 31

13) Defense Health AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: NCJT14391 4341285131DR – apply by Dec. 23

14) Dept. of EducationPrincipal Ambassador Fellows supporting the Office of Communications & Outreach – $85k-$111k – job ID: OCO-HQ-2015-0007 – apply by Jan. 20

15) Evoke Research & ConsultingCommunications Specialist

16-20) National Council of Jewish Women – New York, except as noted
21) National LGBTQ Task Force National Campaigns Director

22) National Park Service Public Affairs Specialist – $52k-$82k – job ID: NPS-NCR-NCRO- 15-1281232(MK) – apply by Jan. 2

23) Platte Institute for Economic ResearchDirector of Research – Omaha, NE – search managed by Talent Market

24) Society for NeuroscienceCommunications Assistant

25) T-MobilePrincipal Government Affairs Manager

26) … and, finally: spend your next Christmas in Hawaii, as Public Affairs Specialist for the Dept. of the Navy – $59k-$76k – Kaneohe, HI – apply today, Dec. 22

27) and, finally, part 2: is a part-time gig answering phones & giving travel instructions in Laurel, MD more your speed?  If you answered yes to that sad question, we have this Regional Information Representative (scroll down) post with Central Maryland Regional Transit for your consideration – $14/hr

Sunday, December 21, 2014

We're in the Giving Mood

Yesterday's unexpected bit of local holiday sports cheer has put us in the spirit of giving, in the form of a brief run of new finds following these previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week.

Adventure Theatre/Musical Theatre CenterDirector of CommunicationsDec. 22

Becket Fund for Religious Liberty – Admin Assistant/Editor (scroll to find) – Dec. 22

DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: CIS-PJN- 1280108-PUB – Dec. 22

American University Senior Producer for the Diane Rehm Show/WAMU 88.5 FMDec. 23

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by state or DC Metro area)
Smithsonian Institution finds since our early December check-in (scroll to find):
 British EmbassyICT Generalist/Admin Assistant – $33k – Dec. 28 
– new stuff –

American Red CrossSocial Engagement Specialist

Cumulus MediaWebmaster/Digital Content Producer

Free the SlavesInterns (scroll down) – various disciplines; we're guessing Winter/Spring opportunities are already spoken for

Mystery employerSocial Media Specialist – search managed by the Creative Group

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Society for Science & the Public
Spectrum Science Communications
U.S.-Japan CouncilDigital Communications Specialist

WESTATDigital Media Community Coordinator

Friday, December 19, 2014

You & Ben Affleck as Pals; Here's Your Chance

The U.S. Travel Association wants you to know about this still-available paid Communications Intern opportunity for the Winter 2015 term starting in early February – prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization deemed a major plus

American Forests, promoter of a healthy urban & wildland forests everywhere, is in search mode for applicants for Spring and Summer Communications & Marketing Intern slots; candidates must be currently enrolled in 4-year college/university, strong writing/editing skills top the qualification list

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops seeks a Promotions Specialist with strong project management skills and experience related to publishing, PR /marketing & fund-raising – can also search here, under Office of National Collections

We can’t guarantee you’ll become close personal friends with Ben Affleck if you’re hired on as Communications Manager for the Eastern Congo Initiative – but let’s face it, this is probably your best shot for that to happen.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Eastern Foundry, a newly-formed incubator for aspiring government contractors based in Crystal City, seeks part-time PR & Social Media Coordinator

The Delta Regional Authority, an economic development group following the Mississippi from from Southern Illinois all the way down through True Detective territory, seeks DC-based Special Advisor for Congressional Affairs

Dept. of TreasuryLegislative Affairs Specialist supporting the Special Inspector General for TARP – $106k-$157k – job ID: 15-SIGTAR-014P – apply by Jan. 5 

American University Senior Producer for the Diane Rehm Show/WAMU 88.5 FM – apply by Dec. 23

Like guns?  Strong writer? Op-ed Writer opportunities with await  those of you who nodded yes in both cases.

Your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes that you, and embattled local quarterbacks, have  productive & better-than-expected weekends.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Enterprise, Ethics, Satellite & Trust

We're once again in work-in-progress mode today [all done, now], but we'll surely be done in plenty of time for you to take in the holiday happening noted at the bottom of the page.

1-4) American Enterprise Institute
5-7) Brookings Institution
8) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Executive Assistant to VP of Communications

9) DHS/Citizenship & Immigration ServicesSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: CIS-PJN- 1280108-PUB – apply by Dec. 22

10) Earth Resources TechnologiesSocial Media Coordinator/Writer – part-time – supporting NOAA Coast Survey

11) Ethics Resource Center/Ethics & Compliance Officer AssociationVice President of Marketing & Communications

12-16) Georgetown University
17-18) Iridium Satellite
19-20) National Trust for Historic Preservation
21-24) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or by state, as applicable)
25) U.S. Chamber of CommerceDirector of European Affairs – DC-based

26) Mystery associationConvention Assistant – 6 month term – $22-$25/hr

29-31) National Wildlife Federation
32) Porter Novelli Creative Project Manager

33) Rescue Social Change Group Admin/Research Coordinator

34) United Domestic Workers of AmericaMedia Relations Specialist – Sacramento, CA

35) University of RichmondAssistant Dean for Law School Development & Alumni Relations – JD preferred – Richmond. Va.

36) American Association for People With DisabilitiesPolicy Associate

37) American College of SurgeonsCongressional Affairs Associate

38) Armed Forces Services Corp.Legislative Affairs Analyst

39) Consumer Federation of America Digital Communications Manager

40) Freddie MacGovernment & Industry Relations Professional

41) Heritage FoundationSenior Strategist, Digital Media

42) International Food Policy Research InstituteCommunications Associate supporting the HarvestPlus program

43) Johnson ControlsDirector, Government Relations

44) National Geographic Channel/NatGeo WILDManager, Social Media

45) Smithsonian InstitutionBrand Marketing Specialist – $52k-$67k – apply by Jan. 5

You may have a little less fuel for the traditional airing of grievances once you've sampled some of the terrific holiday season beers at tonight's Festivus celebration at Rustico Alexandria; the fun starts at 6:00 pm!

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

From Anglican to Zoroastrian

Mystery education provider seeks Public Relations Director with at least 6-10 years of related experience, including work with political, non-profit, or other social campaigns – search managed by Profiles Placement

Maryland Catholic ConferenceCommunications Director – minimum five to seven years’ experience in media with a focus on government affairs required; previous work in issue campaign management or with the Maryland General Assembly are plusses – Annapolis, MD – apply by Jan. 9

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty seeks Communications Director (scroll to find) with 6+ years of relevant experience, including management work, to defend religious freedoms along a spectrum of faiths ranging from Anglican to Zoroastrian – apply by Jan. 12 – Legal Counsel and Admin Assistant/Editor posts also noted, with a Dec. 22 deadline for the latter.

Teach for America – can also search here, using DC location
Per the comments section, we see that the American Advertising Federation has an Event/Program & Marketing Intern post to fill for Jan.-May term; scroll down there to see some additional how-to-apply info.

GMYRInterns – Jan.-May term –  $12/hr – apply by Dec. 31

Wisconsin Institute for Law & LibertyCommunications Director – strong belief in organizations mission, which includes school choice & education reform, is required – Milwaukee, WI – search managed by Talent Market

Positions supporting the Center for Sustainable Cities at the World Resources Institute:
Ongoing recruitment notices for entry-level and mid-level strategic communications & public affairs professionals at APCO Worldwide

Naval Sea Systems CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: NW51035-12- 1281776K0991737D – apply by Dec. 29

Capitol Hill
Communications Specialist and Assistant Editor posts with Silver Spring’s Synergy Enterprises appear very fresh per this search-engine-sourced job listings page, but there appears to be some disconnect w/ the careers page on their own website. 

U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumSocial Media Community Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: DON-3636-1 -2015-0001 – apply by Dec. 29

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition promotes open, affordable, high-capacity broadband for the benefit of schools, libraries, health care providers & other community anchor institutions – your spot in this operation could be Development Director, a post with $75k base salary, with potential performance-based compensation that could double your pay.

The Maryland State & DC AFL-CIO seeks Legislative Director with  6+ years experience in legislation & public policy, as well as background in issue or electoral campaigns and/or labor issues – – Annapolis, MD – apply by Jan. 5

American Urological Association (scroll down)
Unidentified mid-sized animal welfare non-profit is looking for a Media Relations Associate, on a temporary-to-hire, starting-soon basis to assist in their ongoing media efforts – Bethesda-based
Facebook – DC or Menlo Park, CA
Mystery employer seeks Privacy Policy Specialist with an understanding of privacy, data security and technology policy issues – one-year contract position – $34/hr – search managed by Hire Counsel
MWW GroupSenior Account Exec/Account Supervisor, Social Media Strategy & Analytics – DC or New York

Monday, December 15, 2014

You Could Be Headed to a Championship Banquet (even if you're just helping make sure the headcount is correct & the the mics are working fine)

TUESDAY UPDATE: no new post today; we hope to be back Wednesday.

Hello Monday!  We've got a pretty good-sized set of fresh finds for you, and of course, there's also yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Federal Reserve Board of GovernorsAssistant Congressional Liaison – graduate degree, 4+ years related experience, & knowledge of banking laws/regulations, economics, the Federal Reserve, and congressional procedures will move your resume to the top of the pile.

New since our late November visit, we find that International Christian Concern seeks DC-based Regional Manager for Southeast Asia for duties spanning journalism, international development & project management fields – fluency in Mandarin deemed a big plus – $35k-$60k

MSL Group
Atlantic Media seeks Vice President, Events to helm production of 80+ events yearly on behalf of their Government Executive group – 2015 Editorial Fellowship also available, starting in July – apply by Feb. 27

Donor DigitalAdvertising Manager/Account Exec – a minimum of 2 years experience in one of these areas desired: advocacy, fundraising, electoral campaigning, project management, event planning, internet marketing, or direct response – DC or Berkley, CA

National Community Reinvestment Coalition
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation WorkersGovernment Relations Assistant – $45k-$55k – Capitol Hill Experience preferred

Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that informs local and international audiences about Palestinian and Israeli civilian efforts to resolve their conflict, seeks Grants Manager – DC or New York

We haven’t checked in with our friends at Conservation International since late October; that’s too long between visits:
The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights notes New York-based Communications Director and Development Director posts

Gannett/ USA TODAY is looking for a Copy Editor with at least 5 years of experience at a daily newspaper/digital operation & imperviousness to deadline pressure 

Lockheed Martin
Mystery association seeks exceptional Executive Assistant to support President & CEO – $45k-$52k – search managed by Pat Taylor & Associates

Americans for the ArtsCorporate & Foundation Relations Coordinator – 3-5 years experience in development sought, with a focus on corporate & foundation Relations

Here’s some fresh Smithsonian Institution finds since our early December check-in (scroll to find):
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.Public Affairs Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: D023-15-CMM-1283141 – apply by Dec. 19

Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate is seeking a highly motivated Director candidate to lead Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaigns; minimum of 6-8 years of CSR communications experience, either in an agency or in-house environment, is required.

Education Trust
The Hager Sharp seeks Fellow to join their health practice area to assist with communications & outreach support primarily for their Office on Women’s Health client.

Inova Health System Marketing & PR Manager – responsible for marketing and communications strategies for Inova’s primary care & specialty practices

Strong knowledge/experience in education policy issues needed for these fresh opportunities with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:
FleishmanHillard affiliate gmmb seeks Assistant Account Exec with strong Spanish language skills to support their education practice

Senior Associate and Senior Manager opportunities noted with Scott Circle Communications

Woodberry Forest School, located just outside lovely Orange, Va., has room on campus for new hires in fundraising/development:
Perhaps you'll be hired on as Assistant Director of Event Management for the athletic dept. at the University of Virginia in time to help with the surely cheery end-of-year banquets honoring the NCAA runner-up women's soccer team as well as yesterday's crowned-as-champion men's squad – $32k-$36k – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by Dec. 30

Sunday, December 14, 2014


Here's your Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Akilah Institute for WomenDirector of Capital & Growth – New York or San Francisco, CA – search managed by ReWorkDec. 15

Dept. of Justice/Office of the Inspector GeneralStrategic Media Coordinator – $106k-$138k – job ID: OIG-2014- 71-DEU – Dec. 15

Potomac Communications Group
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or by state, as applicable)
Dept. of the InteriorPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: OST-DA-15- MM1252503(DEU) – Dec. 17

School-Based Health Alliance Outreach & Engagement AssociateDec. 17

British Embassy
Children’s Dental Health ProjectCommunications AssociateDec. 18
Destination DC
EcoAgriculture PartnersCommunications AssociateDec. 19

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Program Specialist supporting National Zoo a& Conservation Biology InstituteDec. 19

World BankOnline Communications OfficerDec. 19

Friday, December 12, 2014

Pro Football, Non-Monorail Transit & Your Nascent Career in Dining Criticism

Hello Friday!  We're happy to see you.

The T. Howard Foundation, a Silver Spring-based organization dedicated to advancing diversity in media, is actively recruiting for:
We noted Hattaway Communications’ Digital Associate opportunity in Tuesday’s digital/social special edition; and we’ve since learned that they are still actively seeking candidates for Research Associate (pdf) and Designer (pdf) posts as well; Mac-based operating environment 

American University
Hasn’t exactly been a stellar season around here, pro-football-wise (unless, you’re a hater of #HTTR, of course), but don’t let that dampen your enthusiasm for this surely super-coveted Government Affairs Lead post with the National Football League – and yes, we’ll be happy to take the upgrade to club seats for a nice Sept. or October tilt next year at FedEx for showing you this, thanks.

Brookings Institution Research Analyst supporting the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy – strong grounding in statistics & economics is essential

Pew Charitable Trusts
Sound Transit, conveyor of Seattle commuters, tourists & other users of rail & bus (but not monorail), seeks Communications Project Manager for variety of public outreach duties – $68k-$85k – apply by Dec. 31

Fancy yourself as rival or heir-apparent to Sietsma or KlimanDining Editor for DC Metro Magazine (and might start you on your way to fulfilling that fantasy.

Chicago-based opportunities with the American Medical Association include this Potomac Flacks-sourced Director, Leadership Communications post, as well as Communications Specialist.

We first noted this glam Vice President, Public Relations listing with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in early November, and, well, it’s still there. 

Best wishes for lovely & restorative weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

More to Come

Just-the-jobs Thursday, work-in-progress style and now we're done.

1) American Counseling AssociationState Legislative Representative – $58k-$59k

2-4) Atlantic Council (scroll to find)
5-6) Booz Allen Hamilton
7) Burke Presbyterian ChurchCommunications Director (pdf) – part-time – more information here

8-11) Center for American Progress
12) Daily Caller News FoundationDeputy Editor – search managed by Talent Market

13) Inter-American Development BankCommunications & Social Media Staffer – contract position

14-21) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as noted
22-23) McFadden – opportunities supporting USAID’s Center for Disaster Information
24) National Council on AgingSocial Media Specialist – search managed by Staffing Advisors

25-26) National Public Radio
27) RAND CorporationDirector of Congressional Relations

28) American Political Science AssociationDirector of Communications (pdf) – application info can be found noted on the other jobs listed here

29) American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationChief Staff Officer for Communications – $157k-$175k

30-31) Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
32) DC Metro MagazineSocial Media Intern

33-34) Georgetown University
35) Nature ConservancyMissouri State Director – (scroll to find, or use advanced search under Missouri) – St. Louis, MO – apply by Jan. 9

36) Union of Concerned ScientistsBaker Media Internship – one year term – $15/hr – apply by Jan. 4

37) Venn StrategiesExecutive Assistant

38) American Academy of NeurologyAdministrator, Email Marketing Digital Strategy

40) Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceStanton Nuclear Security Fellowship – one year term; early Summer start date – apply by Jan. 9

41-45) Center for Community Change
46-47) Center for Science in the Public Interest
48) DC United Intern, Community Relations

49-51) National Automotive Dealers Association
52-53) National Education Association
54-55) Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access
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