Friday, May 8, 2015

From someone, to us, to you

Largely direct-to-us submissions in today's set (everything above the American University listings), so these would seem to qualify as actively available & not-stale opportunities (and even the other listings we unearthed appear to be very fresh, given where/how we found them, as well). Get to it and good luck!

Mercury seeks Director/Vice President, Public Relations for their international division with proven ability to secure prominent media coverage on behalf of clients and background or strong interest in international relations and/or foreign policy.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, representing approximately 2,800 local health departments nationwide, has an immediate opening for a Director of Strategic Communications for Programs – $80k-$84k

National Democratic Institute
  • Senior Communications Manager – 10+ years of experience required, including at least 5 years in communications – practical experience with non-profit and/or international development organizations also sought.
  • Director of Government Relations – seeking candidates with 15 + years of professional experience with Congress, executive branch agencies, or international development organizations.
Shrayer & Associates seeks Advocacy & Communications Associate with 4-6 years’ experience that includes political organizing or advocacy campaign work, including engagement of grasstops advocates.

Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesCommunications Assistant/Associate – seeking CVs showing a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in digital communications, including social media, email, and website management background.

Jobs with Justice is seeking fresh enlistees to join the fight for workers’ rights and an economy that benefits everyone:
CLS Strategies seeks energetic hardworking and organized individual for entry-level Associate post – candidates must have prior internship/work experience in public relations, public affairs or politics.

The location is flexible (though we’re told that Austin, TX would be preferred) for this Research & Evaluation Manager post with Stand For Children – minimum 4 years of experience doing education policy research and/or evaluation required; advanced degree in policy or education & previous classroom experience and/or experience within public school districts preferred.

Phresh phinds phrom our phriends at PhRMA (aka, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America):
  • Manager, Communications – your 2-3 years relevant professional experience should showcase exceptional writing and editing skills and the ability to write for disparate audiences and channels
  • Senior Manager, Communications – prior campaign or Capitol Hill experience preferred; previous engagement in the biopharmaceutical or related health care industries a plus.
American Association for HomecareCommunications Coordinator (scroll to find)– your year-plus professional communications experience should demonstrate ability to frame complicated issues in simple and relatable messaging, high-level editing and proofreading skills, and understanding of or experience with basic principles of professional social media management – apply by May 10

The PAHO Foundation works as the philanthropic arm of the Pan American Health Organization to mobilize resources and advocate for that group’s strategic agenda, and you could be a part of that as Communications Intern for the group this Summer – $1,500/mo stipend noted – you can ignore the this job posting is 7 days old and might be already filled notation in the link; someone just sent this to us.

American University
Mystery employerSenior Communications Specialist – to $85k – 5-7 years experience in either public affairs or journalism desired – search managed by Creative Circle

New since our mid-March check-in with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:
Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Associate, Biomedical Programs – experience working with the scientific community and broad scientific knowledge preferred – Philadelphia, PA

World BankCommunications Associate – seeking candidates with strong writing skills including the ability to prepare and edit simple online communication products and develop drafts of moderately complex products in a clear, concise, and web-friendly style – apply by June 2

International Christian Concern
British EmbassyExecutive Assistant – $38k – Cambridge, MA – apply by May 15

… and finally: we note some far flung museum-based opportunities, because they seem potentially kind of chill and/or why-the-hell-not?
Best wishes for a chill and/or why-the-hell-not? weekend to all of you from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.


Mike K said...

Just a shout out - this is a great resource and I've found a lot of great listings here (though I'm not in a new job - yet). Thanks for all your work!

Gordon said...

Thanks for the kind words Mike, and happy hunting!

And please share the blog w/ your peers & pals.