Friday, March 13, 2015

Vacation, All I Ever Wanted ...

Finn PartnersAccount Exec, Public Affairs – minimum of 1-2 years of agency/PR experience desired

The Potomac Conservancy seeks Development Associate (pdf) with previous fundraising experience & customer-service orientation; event planning background a plus – $30k-$34k – apply by Mar. 20

The U.S. Travel Association’s Project: Time Off wants you to get out there and use those hard-earned vacation days, America (preferably by jetting off to Antigua or taking the kids to Disney World, rather than just taking a couple of days to clean out the attic, we’d guess) – and your place in this essential enterprise would be as a Coordinator for P:TO – 1-2 years work experience & excellent written and verbal communications skills desired.

Crosscut StrategiesIntern, Summer 2015 – paid position – excellent writing and editing skillset a must; interest in politics, policy, communications, and/or technology also desirable.

U.S Chamber of Commerce
PenFed FoundationVice President, Development & Communications – 7+ years of leadership-level fundraising and communications experience in philanthropic and/or non-profit setting desired.

Several recently posted opportunities at Howard University (scroll to find; can also search here)
Search the incongruous IT Network Support job category to unearth this fresh Media Relations Associate post with Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions in support of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center – see also main career page.

Civil War TrustMedia Relations Professional – 3-4 years of professional PR/media relations experience required – apply by March 25

U.S. Coast GuardPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: 15-1368-HQ-TE-D – apply by Mar. 24

American University
SamsungStrategic Communications Manager – seeking candidates with 5-8 years of experience working on public policy-based communications issues, preferably on Capitol Hill, at Federal Agency, in a corporate government relations office, or with some other Washington, DC-based advocacy organization.

Pew Charitable Trusts
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders AssociationDirector of Public Relations – $60k-$90k

These appear to be the latest availabilities at APCO Worldwide (scroll down to find DC opportunities)
World BankSenior Communications Officer – relevant communications experience and firm grasp of international development issues required – apply by Mar. 17

Is there a public affairs/strategic communications firm with a cooler name than Xenophon Strategies?  We doubt it, but we're willing to consider your suggestions in the comments field.
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders AssociationDirector of Public Relations – $60k-$90k

Does the headquarters component of Headquarters Based Trainee with the National Clandestine Service branch of the Central Intelligence Agency mean you won’t be traveling extensively, meeting new people, and ending up on the run like Jason Bourne? On second thought, forget we asked – $59k-$82k

Let’s see: jobs at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda … well, maybe the (app)cesory® kiosk is hiring, or RadioShack while they’re still around ... or how about a part-time Product Specialist post with Tesla Motors?  Yeah, that’s the one, unless Wicked Waffle is hiring, of course.

Hast thou production experience in the worlds of theatre, dance, or music?  Production Coordinator at the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center awaits your call (or application, actually).  And, while we’re at it, don’t forget this previously-noted call for an Assistant Director of Institutional Giving for the Center, sporting a $64-$80k pay grade and Mar. 20 application deadline.

Best wishes for a stellar weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

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