Friday, October 31, 2014

All Treat, No Trick

We hope your Halloween is happy and/or haunted in whatever proportion you favor; also, we hope your bag contains at least on 100,000 Bar or similar coveted treat. 

AcademyHealth is in search mode for Social Media and Community Engagement Associate with 3-5 years of online communications, website and marketing experience, with demonstrated success leading traditional and online marketing efforts. – $48k-$60k

Fresh communications/marketing opportunities with the American Forest Foundation – searches managed by Waldron
Palestine/Israel human rights & non-violence advocate Just Vision seeks Grants Manager with 3-5 years of experience and a track record of success in grant writing and/or major gifts solicitation – DC or New York

Sister Cities International seeks Executive Assistant to support CEO in post that requires the diplomatic skill to deal with high ranking officials as well as experience w/ travel planning; proficiency w/ Salesforce also desired.

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents seeks highly-motivated Government Affairs Coordinator with top-notch organizational & time-management skills and 1-2 years relevant work experience .

Opportunities with  Dexis Consulting Group supporting USAID’s Center for Transformational Partnerships, U.S. Global Development Lab
Media & Communications Strategies seeks Spring 2015 (Jan.-May) Intern candidates – previous office environment experience and a major in communications, PR, journalism or political science is preferred; social media expertise a plus apply by Nov. 15

Pugatch Consilium is a boutique consultancy firm providing evidence-based research, analysis and intelligence on the fastest growing sectors of the knowledge economy, seeks Research Intern of the paid variety – requires degree or comparable experience in one or more of the following areas: economics, statistics, international policy, government affairs, health policy or law; a background in health economics or intellectual property a plus.

Brookings Institution
Here’s a very fresh Account Coordinator, Media Relations post with Hager Sharp – previous communications or other relevant experience strongly preferred, as is proficiency with CisionPoint and Factiva.

Georgetown University
Dept. of DefensePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$98k – job ID: DMA-15-1244922-B – apply by Nov. 17

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
Center for American ProgressCommunications Associate, Ocean Policy – seeking CVs showing at least 2 years of work experience in environmental, energy, or ocean policy, media relations, journalism, or a related field, at least a portion of which has focused on ocean or environmental issues.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Lockheed Martin seeks Communications Representative for their exciting and/or terrifying Missiles & Fire Control business area – needless to say, a Secret clearance level is required

Milken Institute
TD Gardens/Boston BruinsClient Communications Specialist – content development & copywriting duties predominant – ability to serve as emergency backup goalie not noted, but it obviously couldn’t hurt your chances – Boston, MA

Don't forget Saturday's Novemberfest Virginia beer extravaganza at Rustico Alexandria from noon to 5:00 pm, and best witches (ha!) for a fun Halloween weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Later, that Thursday ...

... DCPA+CJ (finally) appeared on the scene.  All-too-frequent work-in-progress style today; more to come.

1-3) – see also main career page
4) Discovery CommunicationsMarketing Assistant

5) Mystery employerDirector of Public Relations – $100k-$106k – search managed by Advantage Sourcing

6) Mystery prominent law firmCommunications Specialist – temp-to-perm – $18-$22/hr to $50k-$58k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

7) National Association of ManufacturersDirector, Media Relations

8-12) Powell Tate
13) Reingold – Communications & Marketing Intern

14) Share Our StrengthAdvocacy Manager – temporary, Nov.-Apr.

14) Women’s Learning Partnership – Program Associate for Advocacy & Communications – apply by Dec. 31

– more to come –

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's a Start

Thursday update: we've been sorting out assorted technical difficulties for other folks all morning, and we expect Thursday's set to be either greatly delayed (as in sometime this afternoon) or washed out completely.

While you fulminate over today's disruption, take a breath and make plans to take in tonight's (Thursday) Great Pumpkin Ale bash at Rustico Ballston and Saturday's Novemberfest Virginia beer extravaganza at Rustico Alexandria from noon to 5:00 pm.

We'll [probably] be adding some more later in the day. OK, all done.

Outreach Process Partners, specialists in helping government agencies and their contractors apply integrated outreach and new media strategies, is actively recruiting for these posts (scroll to find):
We have it on good authority that NBC News is still seeking candidates for this awesome Communications Director post handling day-to-day media relations for their DC bureau including Meet the Press with Chuck Todd, the political unit, and all DC-based correspondents, as well as working closely with the NYC-based NBC News PR team on breaking news, special reports & digital initiatives.

The Wilderness Society, tireless advocate for keeping our wild places as wild & wonderful as possible, is seeking a Denver, CO-based Communications Manager to help influence policy debates and create positive conservation results for key public lands issues in the Four Corners region (CO, UT, AZ & NM, plus NV) – see also main career page.

Online marketing & analytics company Blue Corona seeks Content Marketing Specialist (scroll down) with experience writing web content – or a fantastic portfolio, personal blog/website.

GOP fundraising mainstay Carole Goeas & Associates seeks Spring 2015 Interns (scroll to find) with exceptional interpersonal skills to join the Old Town-based team.

Event-based communications firm Chris Wayne & Associates is seeking energetic & self-motivated Events Interns (scroll to find) for Spring/Winter semester – apply by Dec. 20

The Center for a New American Security seeks Creative Director to producing strong print and online materials that help shape and elevate the national security debate – strong graphic design portfolio and background in writing and editing required – Internships for the remainder of 2014 and Spring 2015 also noted

Law student opportunities with the Center for Reproductive Rights: Federal Policy Intern, Spring 2015 (apply today, Oct. 29) and U.S. Policy & Advocacy Intern, Summer 2015 (apply by Nov. 7)

A new look, it appears, for the Edelman PR career pages:
Urban InstituteResearch Associate supporting the Income & Benefits Policy Center – candidates holding a PhD in economics, public policy, or related field are preferred, but other applicants with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.

Government Accountability ProjectCommunications Director – $55k-$75k – your background should include engagements related to digital media and online campaigns; experience with online advertising is a plus but not required. 

Dept. of the Navy/Military Sealift CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$98k – job ID: EA51035-12- 1244864LL963209D – apply by Nov. 3

George Mason University
Marathon OilGovernment Relations Coordinator – at least four years experience in roles of equivalent scope to this position sought

Fairfax County Public SchoolsSenior Communications Specialist – five years of progressively more responsible experience related to publishing, reporting, editing, web-based services, broadcasting, or marketing is required

World Bank Communications Officer supporting the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – apply by Nov. 7

The University of Virginia seeks Director of Major Events to sweat the details and lord over execution of assorted big-deal gatherings & convocations around the lovely grounds of UVa – $75k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Special Edition: Online Communications & Social Media

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we focus on jobs in social media and the online / digital communications space.

Academy of Managed Care PharmacyWeb Content Coordinator

Boeing Communications/Social Media Specialist

CBS RadioWeb Content Specialist

Celerity (search keyword social)
Clinical Care OptionsDigital Marketing Manager

Corporate Executive BoardManager of Digital Content

CRGTWeb Content Writer (scroll down)

DMIContent Writer

Eastern Research Group Digital Media Strategist

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s CapitalOnline Communications Manager

FleishmanHillardSocial Strategist

GannettManager, Social Marketing

Grant ThorntonWeb Content Specialist

ICF InternationalChild Welfare Content Specialist

Institute for Defense AnalysesWeb/Multimedia Coordinator – apply by Nov. 16

K-12 Manager, Content Marketing & Social Media

Management Systems InternationalCommunications & Content Manager (scroll to find)

Media Group of AmericaDigital Strategist

Media Matters for AmericaSocial Media Associate

Middle East Broadcasting NetworksSocial Media Integration Producer – Arabic language skills required

Mystery employer in education field Web Content Manager – contract post running into January – search managed by Vitamin T

Mystery Springfield-based employerSocial Media Intern – part-time – $10/hr

National Association of RealtorsManager, Online Advocacy

National Education FoundationSocial Media & Marketing Assistant

National GeographicSpecialist, eCommerce Content

National Organization for Women
Digital Communications Associate – apply by Nov. 14

PBSAssistant Director, Publicity & Social Media – see also main career page

PCIContent Marketing Manager

Plan International USA – Social Media Manager – DC or Warwick, RI

Union of UnemployedSocial Media Specialist

Director, Online/Digital Fundraising – apply by Oct. 31

…. and, finally: a self-assessed really cool, artsy retail center is looking for a computer-savvy Social Media Assistant – temp-to-hire; $14-$15/hr

Monday, October 27, 2014

Back to It

We’ll start today by noting tomorrow’s chance to see representatives from nearly 250 graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship & other disciplines at the DC Idealist Grad Fair – Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Washington Convention Center.

And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.  

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, seeks Senior Communications Manager with at least 5 years experience in a communication related field, such as PR, marketing or journalism – Herndon, Va. location

Opportunities available with the Prevent Cancer Foundation:
American Water Works AssociationGovernment Affairs Specialist – mid-high $40k – at least one year’s experience in government affairs, regulatory or legislative areas preferred – apply by Nov. 7

Government Printing OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$67k – job ID: 15-1242771-TM – apply by Nov. 7

United Nations FoundationIntern supporting the Council of Women World Leaders – apply by Nov. 7

BAE SystemsCommunications Specialist – seeking candidates with experience with research, writing, editing, and publishing communications products; knowledge of intelligence community preferred

Capital OneDirector, Communications (scroll down) – seeking CVs showing at least 7 years of public relations experience for a leading brand

Mystery social impact communications firm seeks Vice President/SVP with 10+ years experience in public-interest communications, or demonstrated equivalent, with preference for political, advocacy or agency background – search managed by Chaloner

Millennium Challenge CorporationSupervisory Public Relations Specialist – $115k-$159k – job ID: MCC-1242360-15-02-CPA – apply by Oct. 29

Inter-American Development BankIntern, External Relations – apply by Oct. 31

A lot of Winter/Spring-term Internships recently posted with National Public Radio – Nov. 21 application deadline noted for most

Ogilvy PRAccount Supervisor (search DC location or req ID 3142BR) – 6+ years communications/PR experience desired; agency background a plus.

NAFSA: Association of International EducatorsCoordinator, Conference Programs & Communications – seeking candidates with skill in web-based writing & communications, knowledge of web development/content management systems, and 3 or more years experience in admin work.

DoT/Federal Transit AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $106k-$138k – job ID: FTA.TCA-2014-0007 – apply by Oct. 30

We’re noting the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine's rather emphatic advice against dairy consumption as we polish off a suddenly-menacing Sunday a.m. latte (at the perhaps all-to-aptly-named-but-still-excellent Killer ESP, by the way) and bringing you this Director of Philanthropy, Western Region opportunity that can be home-based in LA, SF or other major city in the Pacific time zone.

Trout UnlimitedColdwater Conservation Fund Manager, Eastern Region (location flexible, preferably in mid-Atlantic area) and Coldwater Conservation Fund Manager, Rocky Mountain Region (location flexible in region)  –  Dec. 15 application deadline for both

Hilton Hotels
Manager, Corporate Public Relations (search communications & public relations category or job # USA010FX) – minimum of 5 year of professional experience desired, including some supervisory/managerial experience, is required.

Independent Sector, a network for nonprofits, foundations & corporations committed to the rather broad (but highly laudable, of course) notion of advancing the common good, seeks Senior Associate, Government Relations possessing strong contacts with key congressional staff holding responsibility for issues of interest to the nonprofit community.

That Veterans Outreach Manager post with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition that we noted/previewed in the comments section last week is now listed among their full run of opportunities (scroll down).

The Open Society Foundations have New York-based Program Assistant (apply by Oct. 28) and Executive Assistant (apply by Nov. 12) posts available with their Grant Making Support Group – apply by Oct. 28

Lax-bros or -babes encouraged to check out this Sanctioning/Events Manager post with U.S. Lacrosse in Baltimore, MD; 5 years experience in the sports and/or event management industry desired

You’ll be docked on workdays in Alexandria (Old Town, to be exact) as Admin Assistant, Government Relations with the American Association of Port Authorities, and almost a straight shot of less than three miles to this cheerful post-work port of call.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

For a Limited Time Only

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American UniversityProgram Coordinator for the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property – $40k-$44k – Oct. 27

Dept. of State/Foreign Service InstitutePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: FSI-2015-0006 – Oct. 27

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Peace CorpsProgram Support Assistant – $43k-$70k – job ID: 15-021-KC – Oct. 29

Smithsonian Institution
Equipment Connections for ChildrenDevelopment Coordinator – part-time; 6 hrs/wk @ $22/hr – Oct. 30 (noon)

ActionAid USAGrassroots CampaignerOct. 31

Institute for Global EngagementChief Executive OfficerOct. 31

International Women’s Media FoundationDirector of CommunicationsOct. 31

John Snow Inc. – Web & Social Media SpecialistOct. 31

Millennium Challenge CorporationPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$98k – job ID: MCC-1240464-15-01-CPA-DE – Oct. 31

Salvation ArmyWeb Communications AssistantOct. 31

Green SealMarketing & Outreach AssociateNov. 1

British EmbassyPress & Public Affairs Assistant – $41k – New York – Nov. 2

Greater Washington Society of CPAsCommunications & Marketing Manager – $40k-$45k for 30 hrs/wk – Nov. 2

Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown travels to East Africa to add Tanzania to the roster of parts of the planet that are now a little better known – tonight at 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN

Friday, October 24, 2014

And, we're back ...

... thanks to the good work of now-with-more-flights-from-DCA Southwest Airlines, so here's some finds to get you through your Friday.  We plan to add some more listings from some of our usual Thursday & Friday mainstays, and perhaps a couple more, later on today.

1) The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has an opening for Coordinator, Public Relations that was described to us a great opportunity for someone with just a bit of professional experience who wants to learn and grow., as well as a good fit for someone who loves music and events; strong benefit package also noted.

2-3) Human Rights Campaign
4) The T. Howard Foundation, a group committed to increasing diversity in the multimedia & entertainment industry, seeks Program Intern (pdf) for admin & organizational duties – we’re told this opportunity will run from early Nov. to late Jan. – $10/hr – apply by Oct. 28

5) Neustadt Creative Marketing seeks skilled, collegial & precise Junior Writer to join their tight-knit team in the educational marketing space – Baltimore, MD

6-8) ACLU
9-12) Conservation International
13) International Food Research Policy InstituteHead, Policy & Advocacy supporting HarvestPlus

14-15) Koch Industries (search DC location)
16) National Conference on CitizenshipService Year Associate and Service Year Manager

17-18) Sapient
19) Seamon Corp.Graphic Designer – on-call status

20-22) Smithsonian Institution
23) U.S. Chamber of Commerce Managing Editor, Digital Content

24-28) World Resources Institute
29) American UniversityProgram Coordinator for the Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property – $40k-$44k – apply by Oct. 27

30) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant supporting the Hamilton Project – starting Summer 2015

31-47) Capitol Hill
48-49) Georgetown University
50-56) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
57) University of Virginia Associate Director of Gift Planning – $65k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

OK, that's it for Friday.  Best wishes for a great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

So Far ...

Greetings from the road; these first eight are direct-to-us submissions from assorted tipsters.  More to come (possibly).

1) Abt AssociatesManager, Domestic Communications

2) Arab American InstituteCommunications Associate (pdf)

3) Mystery think tankDirector of Foundation Relations – $100k

4) National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$115k – new media focus – job ID: LPA-2015-0003 – apply by Nov. 4

5) Pinkston Group Account Coordinator

6) Sage CommunicationsAccount Coordinator (scroll down)

7) StratacommPR/Communications Intern – paid/full-time – Winter/Spring 2015

8) U.S. Global Leadership CoalitionVeterans Outreach Manager – we're told that veteran with relevant experience will have the best shot at this.

– OK, here's some more –

9) Discovery CommunicationsDirector of Communications

10) HalliburtonGovernment Affairs Representative

11-13) Medimmune (search by req ID)
14) Millennium Challenge CorporationPublic Affairs Specialist – $58k-$98k – job ID: MCC-1240464-15-01-CPA-DE – apply by Oct. 31

15) National Parks Conservation AssociationMedia Relations Intern

16) State VoicesDirector of Development & Communications (pdf)

17) Xcel EnergyFederal Affairs Consultant

Monday, October 20, 2014

M-W-F, J-T-J, W-I-P, from ATL

Wednesday update: we have sketchy WiFi/network access now, so we will be delayed (or possibly not posting new material at all) today,  Be back soon, we hope.

We're on the road in Atlanta, GA this week, so DCPA+CJ will be on a Mon.-Wed.-Fri. publishing schedule, in [mostly] just-the-jobs mode, and as a work-in-progress today.

And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1) kglobal is looking for a Senior Communication Research & Assessment Associate with 6-10 years’ experience conducting communications assessments, audience research, and measuring audience sentiment – position will be based at the Pentagon as part of a contract for the Navy; Secret clearance will be required

2) Alliance for Regenerative MedicineManager, Communications

3-4) American Planning Association
5-6) APCO Worldwide
7) Dept. of Defense Public Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: OSD-15-1228327-B – apply by Nov. 3

8) James Madison InstituteSouthwest Florida Development Director – virtual based in region – search managed by Talent Market

9-12) Lupus Foundation of America
13) Maryland State Police Public Affairs Officer – $34k-$56k – Pikesville, MD – apply by Nov/ 3

14) Milton Hershey SchoolWeb & Social Media Manager – Hershey, PA

15) Personal Care Products Council Public Affairs/Communications Specialist

16) Quadrant, Inc. Communications Specialist

17) Social SolutionsCommunications Manager – Baltimore, MD

18) Triple CanopyDirector of Communications

19) Volkswagen Group of AmericaProduct Communications Manager

20) Washington CapitalsMedia Relations Intern – Spring 2015

21) Archdiocese of WashingtonCommunications Manager

22) Hattaway CommunicationsStaff Assistant/Officer Manager (pdf)

23) Hogan LovellsAssistant, Legislative Practice Group (pdf) – see application info here, as well as several DC-based marketing opportunities (scroll down)

24) International Rescue CommitteeRegional Major Gifts Officer

25) Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Senior Policy Manager

26) Americans United for the Separation of Church & StateConstitutional Litigation Internship – apply by Dec. 15

27) Colonial Williamsburg FoundationPlanned Giving Associate – $12-$18/hr – Williamsburg, Va.

28) Healthcare lobbying legal firm self-assessed as lovely & very stableGovernment Affairs Secretary – search managed by Bonnie Jones Associates

29) Van Eperan & AssociatesAccount Exec, Senior Account Exec & Account Supervisor

30) World Food Program USADevelopment Associate

31) Ball Aerospace Admin Intern, Legislative Affairs

32) The Coordinating CenterDirector of Public Policy – Millersville, MD

33) EarthjusticeAccess to the Courts Advocate – JD required

34) Schneider ElectricDirector of Government Affairs – DC or Chicago, IL

35) Washington Suburban Sanitary CommissionGovernment Affairs Manager – $65k-$110k

more to come OK, we're done –
– see you Wednesday (we hope) –

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sunday [re-]Sampler

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Chesapeake Bay FoundationSenior Staff AccountantOct. 20 

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: JP-15-019A – Oct. 20

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia Director of DevelopmentOct. 20

PHI Vice President of Policy (pdf) – Oct. 20

United Mitochondrial Disease FoundationDirector of Development – Pittsburgh, PA – search managed by Nonprofit TalentOct. 20

United Nations Foundation
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Federal Emergency Management AgencyMedia Relations Specialist – temporary/intermittent in support of FEMA Reservist Program; locations flexible/TBD – $15-$19/hr – job ID: FEMA-14-DLH-104-RSV – Oct. 21 

Church World ServiceDirector of Foundation Relations – location flexible; they do have a DC officeOct. 22

Library of Congress Chief Communications Officer – $124k-$157k – job ID: 140232 – Oct. 23

Mars, Inc.Senior Digital Copywriter Specialist – Mount Arlington, NJ – Oct. 23

ACLUDonor Communications Associate, NYCLU – $40k-$45k – New York – Oct. 24

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Online Community Specialist (pdf) – Oct. 24

National Association of Federally-Impacted Schools Executive Director (pdf) – $140k-$180k – Oct. 24

University of Maryland
 British EmbassyAdmin & Projects Assistant, Politics, Economics & Communication Group – $29k – Oct. 26

Will Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown manage to get through their tour of Vietnam without an Apocalypse Now reference?  Find out tonight at 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, October 17, 2014

What's Better than a Lovely mid-October Friday?

... well, probably lots of things, but we're still pretty cheerful this a.m.  We hope your (and our) day turns out to be a good one.

The Insured Retirement Institute seeks Vice President, Communications & Marketing (pdf) with at least 10 years of relevant experience, including coalition management work; familiarity with  financial  & retirement  savings  issues a plus.

ActionAid USA is looking for a Grassroots Campaigner to lead campaigning on the impact of global & national biofuels demand on food insecurity, land rights, and land conflicts – apply by Oct. 31

American Enterprise Institute
Mystery association seeks experienced Content  Manager/Copywriter on temporary basis – familiarity with WordPress CMS particularly valued – search managed by the BOSS Group

Baltimore-based Evergreen Health Cooperative seeks part-time Community Outreach Associate (scroll to find) on temporary basis to represent the group at various community events in Maryland – $12/hr

Pew Charitable Trusts
National Association of Independent Colleges & UniversitiesDirector of Government Relations – successful candidate will have a JD or equivalent skills and experiences in developing and understanding legislative and regulatory proposals – apply by Nov. 10 – Communications Intern opportunity also noted

Equipment Connections for Children, a small nonprofit that facilitates redistribution and reuse of outgrown adaptive equipment for children with disabilities, seeks part-time (6 hrs/wk @ $22/hr) Development Coordinator – apply before the clock strikes high noon on Oct. 30

The National InterestInternships

Environics CommunicationsAccount Exec, Digital Practice – ideal candidate has 3-5 years of digital media experience, including managing social media campaigns, creating original online content, conducting blogger outreach and relationship-building, and web/social analytics

American UniversityProject Manager, School of International Service

British EmbassyPress & Public Affairs Assistant – $41k – New York – apply by Nov. 2

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionHealth Communication & Outreach Specialist – term/contract status – $49k-$85k – apply by Nov. 12

The Center for Effective Government & Public Citizen-led Coalition for Sensible Safeguards seeks Coalition Manager to help explain, defend, and advocate for the country's system of public protections.  All sounds sensible to us.

Beerfests this weekend:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

And Again, We Like the Sound of Nassawadox

1) American Cancer SocietyAssociate Projects Specialist, Federal Relations Team

2) American Council on EducationSenior Public Affairs Specialist

3) American Diabetes AssociationChief Executive Officer – apply by Nov. 21

4-5) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
6-9) Brookings Institution
10) Burson-MarstellerClient Staff Assistant, PAC – New York

11) Center for International Private EnterpriseDevelopment Director – search managed by Talent Market

12) CropLife AmericaCommunications Coordinator

13) CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Senior Manager, Communications

14) Dept. of State/Foreign Service InstitutePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: FSI-2015-0006 – apply by Oct. 27

15-16) Emily’s List
17-18) The Fund for American Studies
19) Georgetown UniversitySenior Director, Board Operations & Alumni Services

20) Greater Washington Society of CPAsCommunications & Marketing Manager – $40k-$45k for 30 hrs/wk – apply by Nov. 2

21) Habitat for Humanity of the ChesapeakeDonor Relations Director for Major Gifts – Baltimore, MD

22-23) International Campaign for Tibet
24) Justice Policy InstituteCommunications Director (pdf) – apply by Nov. 7

25) Kaiser Family FoundationOffice Assistant – part-time

26-27) Latin America Working Group
28) Mystery trade associationMeetings & Events Assistant – long-term temp position – $16/hr – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

29) National AquariumVice President of Individual Giving – Baltimore, MD – search managed by the Explore Company

30) National Association of RealtorsDirector of Marketing & Communications for the CCIM Institute – Chicago, IL

31-34) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
35) Peace CorpsProgram Support Assistant – $43k-$70k – job ID: 15-021-KC – apply by Oct. 29

36) Petroleum Marketers Association of AmericaPresident – apply by Dec. 2

37) Rock Creek Strategic Marketing Writer

38-39) SmithBucklin
40) Top global professional services firm of the unnamed varietyDigital Marketing Specialist – contract status – $30-$33/hr – search managed by Paladin Staffing

41-43) World Wildlife Fund

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

For a Rainy Day

Looks like you'll be indoors in much of the mid-Atlantic to Northeast region today, so you might as well get the ol' resume & cover letter machine going.  Happy hunting!

Data-sharing and -security company Covata seeks Executive Assistant (pdf) to support Executive Chairman & executive management team in Reston, Va. – duties include scheduling, planning & managing internal communications channels.

KSA-Plus Communications seeks energetic Production Editor/Manager to work with writers, designers, and web developers on print and electronic publications – InDesign skills particularly desired.

Mystery travel & tourism nonprofit – searches managed by Creative Circle:
IREX seeks a Communications Officer to provide technical expertise for the Syria Justice & Accountability Centre on communications strategy development &  implementation, web content;  assorted channels including: blogs, weekly updates, one-pagers/fact sheets – professional-level proficiency in Arabic is required.

Here’s a new Senior Communications Officer post with international disaster relief stalwart Mercy Corps – 10 years experience in media relations or journalism required; preference for proven news reporter/producer experienced in international NGO work – we expect your future Pandemic Preparedness & Response Advisor colleague is going to be a pretty busy individual in the coming months – both can be located in DC or Portland, OR – Communications Officer also available, Portland-only.

America’s Natural Gas AllianceDirector of Federal Affairs – minimum 5-7 years advocacy or related government experience sought

WCS ConstructionPublic Relations Manager – previous construction industry experience and knowledge strongly desired.

Air Traffic Control Association
Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: JP-15-019A – apply by Oct. 20

Montgomery CollegeDeputy Chief Government Relations Officer – $79k-$107k – apply by Oct. 17

American Physiological SocietyCommunications/Social Media Coordinator (scroll to find) – familiarity w/ the life sciences & biomedical research is a plus

Food Processing Suppliers AssociationMarketing & Communications Associate – looks mainly like a member-services related post

Brownstein Hyatt Farber SchreckPublic Policy Intern – Spring 2015 term – apply by Nov. 7

Alliance for JusticeDirector of Foundation Advocacy – supporting AFJ’s Bolder Advocacy initiative – 7-10 years of experience in nonprofit, foundation, communications, or related fields sought, as well as strong background related to the philanthropic sector.

Land O’Lakes, Inc.Government Relations Intern

United Spinal AssociationGovernment Relations Associate – part-time post

Marriott InternationalSenior Director, Public Relations for these Marriott brands:  EDITIONRenaissanceAutographAC HotelsMoxy

National Park Foundation
National Immigration ForumDirector of Development (pdf) – seeking candidates with 7-10 ten years of fundraising experience, preferably in a nonprofit, with solid achievement in constructing & implementing multi-year strategic development plans – apply by Nov. 12

Congressional-Executive Commission on ChinaInterns – $10/hr – relevant language skills required – apply by Nov. 1 for Spring 2015 term

National Wildlife FederationSocial Media Coordinator – experience in a corporate, non-profit, or media environment with proven expertise in social media marketing principles is deemed essential,

PATHCommunications Associate, Malaria Vaccine Initiative – part-time, 3-month term

Xcelerate seeks remote-based (but nearby) Communications Coordinator experienced in communication planning, creating briefing materials, and the ability to obtain a Suitability clearance

Robert Wood Johnson FoundationSenior Communications Officer – high tolerance for ambiguity desired; strong written & verbal communication skills are essential to success in this position – Princeton, NJ – apply by Nov. 3

VIDA Fitness is looking for an experienced Social Media Coordinator with demonstrated experience on multiple social platforms – perhaps you get to check out a lot of pools, workout rooms & spas as part of the bargain.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Not Special (but pretty good, we hope)

No Tuesday specialty programming today, just a regular edition.

George Washington UniversityDirector, Presidential Communications – produces all daily briefing documents for the prez, as well as talking points, speeches, press quotes, blogs & correspondences.

The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, a group addressing the social and environmental challenges & opportunities in the global electronics supply chain, seeks Director of Communications

Opportunities available with Sensis, a self-described cross-cultural advertising agency with digital at its core:
SevenTwenty StrategiesVice President of Media Relations/Strategic Communications – 5+ years of media relations & agency experience, knowledge of and/or experience in the political, legislative or healthcare arena, and excellent contacts throughout the media landscape desired.

BayerSenior Manager, Political Affairs (search DC location or keyword political) – best candidates will possess 10+ years of experience in a corporate or association GR/political affairs role and experience working in Congress for a relevant committee of jurisdiction – Director of Communications (also via keyword political) supporting GR/policy activities also available, albeit in Kansas City, MO

ONE Campaign
American Society for MicrobiologyMedia Manager – $79k-$82k – 5+ years of experience in science writing media relations required, as is a team player orientation

International Society for Technology in EducationCommunications/Media Relations Specialist – Arlington, Va. Location preferred, although Eugene, OR is also an option, as is your bedroom and/or local favorite WiFi-enabled spot, it appears.

And another from the education sector: HobsonsDirector of Public Relations (scroll down) – 7-10 years of public relations/communications experience is required, including some time in a managerial/supervisory role.

Drinker Biddle
Communications Director for NBC News sounds like a neat opportunity; we bet Brian Williams is pretty cool in person (although we naively think that about everyone who appears affable in front of a camera).  In any event, let us know if our instincts are anywhere near accurate if you get the gig, OK?

The Memorial Foundation, builder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC, looks to keep the spirit &  work of Dr. King relevant by leveraging the memorial's role as a beacon of inspiration and through educational programming, and your role in this grand undertaking would be as Director of Development

United Community Ministries
Multiple opportunities in health communications & social marketing (scroll down) appear to be available with IQ Solutions

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental HealthDirector of Social Marketing & Outreach – Columbia, MD main location; work can be done via remotely (but, somewhere in/near Maryland, we’d guess) – Nov. 28 application deadline noted, but Nov. 3 start date could imply those have been somehow transposed, so just get your application in soon.

The National Association for Catering & Events sounds fun, right? Marketing & Communications Director – $50k-$60k – Columbia, MD

Support Samaritan Inns' work providing housing, recovery & life-rebuilding services to homeless & addicted individuals as Director of Development & Communications – 5+ years broad-based experience in non-profit fundraising required.

Alkermes, Inc. seeks Coordinator/Junior Lobbyist, Government Affairs & Policy to assist govt. affairs team in activities related to improving patient access to VIVITROL® and any future products.

University of Maryland
Afterschool All-stars (which instantly brings this Redd Kross song to mind) seeks Fundraising & Staff Assistant locally, and is also recruiting for a Director of Communications & Cause Marketing in sunny Los Angeles, CA (where Redd Kross is currently based. Spooky.)*

Federation of State Medical BoardsState Legislative & Policy Coordinator – 1-2 years of legislative and/or administrative experience sought, including experience on Capitol Hill or with government affairs, health care associations, or trade associations. is seeking a Web Content Writer Intern to create & update online content –$10/hr – part-time; approx 20-30 hrs/wk – available immediately

* We went to a couple great Redd Kross shows at the old 9:30 Club (now a J. Crew, sigh); and yes, we realize this doesn't make us sound cool as much as it makes us simply sound old.  Repeat sigh).