Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Special Edition: Government Relations & Lobbying

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we bring you jobs (plus a few intern opportunities) in the government relations & lobbying space.

AbbVieDirector, Federal Government Affairs

AccentureFederal Government Relations Manager

ACCESS/National Network for Arab American CommunitiesGovernment Affairs Officer – 6-month term

American Kidney Fund
Manager of Public Policy & Advocacy

Amerisource BergenDirector, Government Affairs

Aerospace Industries AssociationDirector, Legislative Affairs

BAE Systems
Vice President, Legislative Affairs

BNY Mellon
Senior Government Relations Specialist

Cisco Systems Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Council of State GovernmentsSenior Policy Advisor – apply by Feb. 13

CVS CaremarkGovernment Relations Coordinator

DHS/FEMACongressional Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – job ID: FEMA-15-CDA-42873DE – apply by Feb. 5 – limit of 200 applicants

Food & Drug AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – job ID: FDA-OC-15- DE-1310783PW – apply by Feb. 9

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol ResponsibilityAssociate, Government Relations – apply by Feb. 13

HMS Corp. Senior Vice President, Government Affairs – see also main career page

Hospira Director of Federal Government Affairs

Huntington Ingalls IndustriesDirector, Government Affairs – apply by Feb. 6

IntelsatGovernment Affairs Intern – Summer 2015 – $16/hr

International Code Council Government Relations Regional Manager – Baltimore, MD

Internet2Program Manager, Government Relations

Irrigation AssociationAdvocacy Manager

LyftFederal Government Relations Manager

Malaria No MoreDirector of Policy & Advocacy

March of DimesDeputy Director of Federal Affairs for Access & Quality

Office of Hawaiian AffairsFederal Public Policy Advocate (scroll to find) – DC-based

One CampaignAssistant Director, U.S. & Canada Government Relations

RaytheonSenior Manager, Government Relations

RehabCare Manager, Government Affairs

Director of Government Affairs

TransamericaExecutive Director, Government Relations

United Spinal AssociationGovernment Relations Associate – part-time

University of California, San FranciscoAssociate Director, Government Relations – DC-based

Virginia Hospitality & Travel AssociationGovernment Affairs Intern – Richmond, Va.

WalgreensManager, Federal Government Affairs

The Washington Center Director, Federal Relations – apply by Feb. 28

Westinghouse Electric Co.Director, Government & International Affairs

Women in GovernmentLegislator Outreach Associate (pdf) – apply by Feb. 28


Gordon said...

APCO Worldwide - Health Care/Health Policy Intern

Please note that we are able to consider only full-time undergraduate and graduate students for our internship program. You must be a current student as of May 2015 to apply.

Health Care and Health Policy interns play a key role on APCO Worldwide's client service team while also contributing to a broad range of project work in other areas.

Assignments for this position may include:
- Monitoring of issues or news
- Identifying and compiling lists of media contacts
- Researching topics and issues and analyzing findings
- Editing and proofreading of client deliverables
- Assisting in the development of client proposals
- Performing other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and attentive to detail. Applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong writing ability, experience successfully balancing multiple tasks, and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an independently owned global communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm that challenges conventional thinking and creates powerful movements to help our clients succeed. APCO founded its digital practice in 1995. As a pioneer in agency services in the digital space, APCO has a rich and storied history in building, analyzing and shaping the digital landscape. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage and position brand in an ever changing world. APCO clients include large consumer brands and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

Applicants should contact kcostello@apcoworldwide.com with a resume & cover letter. Interns must be able to start ASAP.

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV. Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours/week to be considered for this position. EOE M/F/V/D

Gordon said...

MOKO Social Media - Director of Digital & Social Media Strategy

Alexandria, VA

Serves as paid digital advertising & social/content media subject matter expert. Director will work w/ external & internal stakeholders to establish digital/social media strategy that encompasses paid display advertising, earned & distributed content & social media.

MOKO Social Media is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity.

MOKO is a 10 year-old publically traded company listed on two stock exchanges. Find out more at www.mokosocialmedia.com


Working with internal teams and external agency partners, this role will:
-Develop metrics to measure results & aid in optimization of all digital media
-Develop strategic/creative briefs to integrate with Brand & Corporate initiatives, as well as deliver on KPIs
-Develop Digital & Social components/executions after concept approval
-Lead Digital executions& implementation in following areas:

Content/Social Media
-Lead execution of all Social Media campaigns
-Coordinate & work w/ the content & PR teams to support Earned Media executions
-Create content strategy based on priority keywords & corporate initiatives, w/ emphasis on brand awareness & engagement
-Develop social strategy based on meeting brand awareness goals across all mainstream social networks & track followers/likes
-Monitor social triggers on social networks, message boards, forums, etc. & leverage for brand awareness/engagement opportunities

Paid Media/Display Advertising
-Develop Paid Media campaigns in digital outlets, as well as manage all optimization of variable
media (Paid Social, Display, or other optimizable outlets)
-Lead Display marketing efforts to generate brand awareness & engagement through profile &
segmentation targeting on Quantcast & arious Ad Exchanges
-Report all results from Owned/Earned/Paid Digital executions, leveraging PR/media teams
-Work w/ SEM/Performance Media team to ensure alignment across teams/agencies
-Develop/deploy iterative testing methodologies to improve campaign performance
-Be an active participant in Attribution Modeling, lending expertise & ensuring all digital touch points are accurately tracked/measured

-Bachelor’s degree
-Min. 5-10 years of hands-on digital marketing/soical media experience, preferably in a Direct-To-Consumer organization.
-“Early adopter” tuned in to the latest developments/innovations in Social Media
-Experience overseeing 360-degree social strategy: media, content, community management, moderation, & analytics. Strong understanding of performance metrics as related to social endeavors
-Previous experience merging CRM & social strategy across multiple media verticals
-Fundamental knowledge of social advertising opportunities across major social platforms
-Experience in participating successful new business pitches
-Proficient in areas outside of Social Media (insight, SEO, PPC market research, mobile, traditional media)
-Previous experience with PPC campaigns & Display Ad Networks (GDN/Quantcast) & Ad Exchanges desired
-Experience in SEO & Social Media marketing w/ tools like BrightEdge, Sysomos, SalesForce/Radian6
-Proven leadership & ability to move a group forward
-Excellent written & verbal communication/presentation skills
-Friendly, diplomatic self-starter w/ desire to take initiative/get the job done
-Previous experience w/ content strategy, creation & distribution
-Demonstrated leadership in digital strategy
-Advanced knowledge of social media platforms/best practices
-Advanced knowledge of digital advertising/ad serving platforms
-Working knowledge of analytics platforms such as Google Analytics & Omniture; able to draw conclusions from data & make recommendations to management
-Strong copywriting/grammar skills
-Copes w/ stressful situations

Application materials to michael.dauigoy@mokosocialmedia.com

Gordon said...

MOKO Social Media - Social Media Community Manager

Alexandria, VA

Summary: Here’s your chance to be the Social Media Community Manager for MOKO Social

Media across all of our platforms. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and driven person to be the voice of MOKO Social Media across the social sphere, up-level our social media strategy, and optimize our social channels. As the social media manager for MOKO Social Media, you’ll bring MOKO Social Media’s perspective and insights to consumers and advertising partners and be a major driver our business growth.

About MOKO Social Media:

MOKO Social Media Limited is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity. MOKO uses its mobile and web platform to build and provide value to thematic online communities.

MOKO is a 10 year-old publically traded company listed on two stock exchanges. You can find out more about the company at http://www.mokosocialmedia.com

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Leverage our social channels to foster two-way engagement and communication with a diverse audience of talent professionals and industry influencers
-Keep a finger on the pulse of the industry: identify opportunities, issues, trends, and
features in the social media space to help our business stay on the leading edge
-Elevate and evolve our social media strategy with an integrated approach that drives maximum results
-Take our social strategy and work hand-in-hand with global and regional partners to localize and optimize
-Develop and execute engaging social media plans for global and local events
-Be the partner-in-crime with our blog team, contributing and promoting blog posts
-Partner with the sales and marketing teams on integrating social into other campaigns and web properties
-Create leverage by identifying and training online ambassadors within the college apps business to help us expand our social footprint and influence
-Optimize social media channels to increase follower base, community engagement, and traffic to our blog and website
-Manage day-to-day publishing, uploading, and monitoring on social media channels

Who You Are:
-Our goal is to exhibit best practices in the ever-evolving world of social media marketing. You’re the kind of person who will relishtaking us to new heights.
-You have the maturity and confidence to be a brand ambassador and a community moderator who reflects positively on the MOKO Social Media brand.
-You have at least 3 years of experience using social media to drive results, ideally with some percentage of that in the college, politics, or active lifestyle world, and you’re super-passionate about it.
-You know Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, and Google+ like the back of your hand, while keeping an eye on new and emerging channels, too.
-You’ve dabbled in paid social (e.g. Twitter and Facebook ads) and can identify opportunities for ROI.
-You can translate creative ideas into successful social media implementations across multiple platforms that pack an ROI punch.
-You like writing and communicating, and you’re good at both.
-Given our fast-paced environment, you are flexible, resourceful, and highly organized.
-You have good knowledge of social media technology, analytics, and measurement.
-You’re a roll-up-your-sleeves, jump-in-and-collaborate type of gal/guy.

How You’ll Measure Success:
-Growth in audience and follower base across social channels
-Engagement metrics (shares, likes, comments) related to social activity
-Influencers reached and engaged

Applicants can send their materials to michael.dauigoy@mokosocialmedia.com

Gordon said...

MOKO Social Media - Video Editor

Alexandria, VA

MOKO Social Media is looking to expand our creative team. We seek a highly creative, in-house video editor with motion graphic skills to add to our growing team. Our ideal person would be a jack-of-all-trades that knows how to shoot video, edit, have creative instincts and abilities, understand audio and sound, have motion graphics experience, and the skill to work under tight deadlines. We just completed build-out of our in-house green screen studio as well as recording booth. So, we're looking for someone who is ready to rock!

This is a full-time, in-house position. Please do not apply unless you reside in the DC area.

Freelancers and those outside the area will not be considered.

Please send your resume and a link to your work. No phone calls will be accepted.

About MOKO Social Media:

MOKO Social Media Limited is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity. MOKO uses its mobile and web platform to build and provide value to thematic online communities.

MOKO is a 10 year-old publically traded company listed on two stock exchanges. You can find out more about the company at http://www.mokosocialmedia.com

Duties and Responsibilities:
-In-house videographer/editor to work with our Brand Marketing and Communications teams to develop internal and consumer facing video/ films
-The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of shooting and editing HD footage and be proficient in Adobe Premiere
-Adobe 'After Effects' Adobe Illustrator as basic animation/infographic skills will be a desired bonus skill
-A proven track record of translating a brand's vision through video content is expected 

-Experience in not just filming new footage but in also working with existing footage and stills is expected, as the candidate will be asked to produce/edit/shoot internal videos for the executive management team
-Experience in adhering to Corporate Identity and tonal guidelines, as all work will need
to adhere to our CI and tonal standards
-A track record of flawless execution. Strong time management skills accompanied by a luxury aesthetic is required

-A collaborative approach is expected, with the candidate working alongside partner
agencies and/or multiple teams to ensure their needs are met
-Ability to work both in-office and on assignment/remotely

-Competence in full suite of video editing and graphics design software including Adobe Premiere, Adobe ‘After Effects,’ and Adobe Illustrator
-3-5 years producing engaging video content that will meet our quality standards

Applicants can send their materials to michael.dauigoy@mokosocialmedia.com