Friday, February 6, 2015

Extreme & Sweet

Lots of good direct-to-us submissions round out your job-seek week; we also have a few text-based ones we'll be adding to the comments field shortly.

Families USA, advocate for high-quality, affordable healthcare for all, seeks Digital Content Producer with 3-5 years of writing/analysis experience, preferably on policy issues.

Old Town-based 300 Brand seeks Government Affairs Manager to support clients in the Federal IT arena through a range of GR and communications/content development activities; at least 5 years of policy or communications experience required.

Blue Star Families – see also main career page
Censeo Consulting Group seeks Marketing Intern for Spring 2015 – this paid post will require 15-20 hour a week commitment through May with the possibility to extend through Summer 2015 – social media & internet research skills required.

Here’s a very fresh Communications Director opportunity with the Alliance to Save Energy suited for candidates with 5+ senior communications experience; background in energy efficiency and/or energy/environmental policy preferred.

Reputation management & digital strategy firm RepEquity is actively seeking new teammates for:
Here’s a nice set of recently-posted Intern opportunities with our friends at the British Embassy in DC, as well as New York, Atlanta & Chicago – apply by Mar. 8

American UniversityAssistant Project Director supporting the anti-torture programs thru the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law – $62k-$65k

Bethesda’s Round House Theatre seeks Development Assistant of the dynamic, organized & personable sort – high $20k

Pew Charitable Trusts
University Research Corp.Senior Digital Marketing Specialist

World Bank
Communications Advisor – apply by Feb. 15

FTI Consulting
Opportunites with (c) Management,  a company providing management services for non-profits in the healthcare field:
Society for Women’s Health ResearchHealth Policy Analyst – SAS data analysis capability required; MPH or MSPH preferred

… and finally: Energy frontier research in extreme environments?  Sign us up!  Or rather, let's sign you up for a part-time Communications Specialist post with the Carnegie Institution in that extreme arena.

… and finally, part 2: we end your week on a sweet note with an opportunity to hand out business cards with an email address as Senior Director, External Communications for the National Confectioners Association – we don’t even want to consider how much waistline-expanding fun you’ll have at their trade show.

Best wishes for a super-great, Hopslam-awaiting weekend (until then, we'll occupy ourselves w/ the Nugget Nectar & Enjoy By) from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.


Gordon said...

HDMK - Interns

two positions available

Position Summary

The Intern will support the HDMK's leadership in executing communications campaigns for a variety of public policy clients in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. The intern will conduct legislative research for the firm's clients, monitor and cover Congressional hearings, compile daily news clips, build media lists, and draft communications materials. The intern will be responsible for handling some administrative and office duties.

This position is unpaid. Flexible hours and college credit available.

Core Duties and Responsibilities
• Communications experience a plus
• Proven ability to manage multiple short and long-term projects in a fast paced environment
• Effective time management skills
• Strong research, writing and communication skills
• Resourcefulness, drive and initiative
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under considerable pressure and tight deadlines

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to

Gordon said...

Shaw Bransford & Roth - Legislative Assistant

The Legislative Assistant position at at DC law firm Shaw Bransford & Roth, P.C. is under the government affairs and consulting team. It is an entry to mid-level position that will allow you to gain valuable experience in the field of government relations. This is a boutique law firm practicing federal employment law, that also has an active government affairs shop with multiple association clients.

This is a substantive position in scope and duties. The Legislative Assistant will assist in legislative work on behalf of the law firm’s government affairs and consulting clients. Duties include:

• Attend meetings on the Hill and with coalition groups.
• Draft correspondence to Members of Congress.
• Track legislation and attend Congressional hearings.
• Conduct research for white papers and other projects relating to legislative issues.
• Draft press statements, maintain press lists, and update social media accounts.

Candidates should be able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience on Capitol Hill is not necessary, but is a plus.

This is a paid full-time position. To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Please, no phone calls.

Gordon said...

Employer unspecified - Digital Programs Manager

Search managed by HireStrategy

Unnamed employer is seeking is seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual to join their organization. The position will have two primary areas of focus: 1) digital media strategy, content development, and partner engagement through a new online portal launching in Winter 2015, which will serve as the go-to online resource for news, research, and analysis on how housing intersects with health, educational, and economic outcomes; and 2) convenings and awards program planning, execution, and marketing. The position will also assist in the administration and management of the Center.

Apply to

Gordon said...

Meridian Hill Strategies - Intern

Meridian Hill Strategies a full service public affairs and lobbying firm is seeking an intern to work with CEO and VP on a number of research based projects. The intern should be based in the MD/DC/NOVA area as he/she will be needed for work on and near Cap Hill at times. The perfect intern would be interested in public policy work that hits on healthcare, defense, aviation, veterans, and the environment. The intern will be exposed to all the nuances of the firm and have access to great opportunities for networking and possible future employment.

Please check out​ for information on the firm and contact with resume if interested.

Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) said...

We are looking for someone with digital savvy and performing arts industry experience: