Monday, May 4, 2015

M-W-F, Again

Hello there – we are again on a M-W-F posting schedule this week, so we'll see you again Wednesday.

Don't forget Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Monday update – we just got these via our in box, and don’t want you to wait until Wednesday to see them:

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 Herald Group

Forest Trends is looking for a Senior Communications Associate (scroll to find) with 3-5 years experience in media/advocacy arena; familiarity with environmental finance & market-based issues preferred – search has been extended to May 15 

Insured Retirement InstituteGovernment Affairs Specialist – 3-5 years of admin, project management and/or member services experience in a fast-paced environment required; legal assistant experience in a law firm or Congressional office a plus

United Nations Foundation
FTI ConsultingSenior Director, Strategic Communications – seeking CVs with 10+ years’ experience demonstrating a solid grasp of public relations, including traditional media relations, as well as digital and social media program management background.

American Red CrossSocial Engagement Director – ideal candidate have 10+ or more years of experience in social engagement, media relations, public relations and/or marketing, including 3-5 years managing an enterprise-wide social media program for a large organization.

Asia Society
Fairfax County Chamber of CommerceMarketing & Digital Communications Manager – $40k-$45k - 1-3 years of professional experience in communications and/or marketing required

Fresh finds with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:
Leadership Montgomery, a group working to educate, connect & inspire leaders to improve the MoCo community is in search mode for a charismatic President & CEO with demonstrated leadership & fundraising chops – search managed by Raffa – apply by May 27

Council for Responsible Nutrition
American Council for an Energy-Efficient EconomyConference Assistant – familiarity with email marketing, social media & web content management systems (particularly Drupal) desired – apply by May 31

We won’t make you wait for Friday for these fresh opportunities with the Pew Charitable Trusts:
Our friends at the British Embassy seek a Head of Digital Communications to work at the UK Consulate in New York (Midtown East) – $54k – apply by May 10

Booz Allen Hamilton
Campaign for America’s FutureDirector of Development – seeking candidates with 5-10 years demonstrated fundraising experience & history of involvement with organizations devoted to economic and social change.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation (scroll to find) – Annapolis, MD
Discovery CommunicationsManager, Corporate Communications – 4 to 6 years of hands-on communications and media relations work experience required

Environmental Defense Fund
Several Internships (scroll to find) recently posted for DC office and other chapter/affiliate locations around the country with AARP

Habitat for Humanity
Talley Management GroupMarketing & Communications Manager – excellent writing & editing skills, facility with content management systems & HTML, and familiarity with image & video software programs desired.

This Corporate Communications Intern opportunity with Opower appears to be new since our check-in last week.


Gordon said...

American Association for Homecare - Communications Coordinator

Application Deadline: May 10, 2015

This is a full time position. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to

Position Summary:

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) is seeking a Communications Coordinator to support and advance AAHomecare’s mission of strengthening access to care for the millions of Americans who require medical care in their homes.

We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, good people skills and a collaborative mindset.

Essential Accountabilities Include:

• Develop and implement marketing plans for webinars and non-dues revenue programs.
• Handle setup and distribution of all member/industry alerts and emails.
• Develop content for, write and design weekly member newsletter.
• Handle day to day management of AAHomecare social media channels.
• Maintain editorial and advertising calendar and contracts for trade press.
• Assist with development and implementation of fundraising campaigns.
• Manage member marketing benefits, such as newsletter ads.
• Track communications metrics.
• Manage Powerpoint design for AAHomecare presentations.
• General assistance with press releases, drafting memos, proofreading and other basic communications functions.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of one year of professional experience in communications required
• Experience in communications with an agency or trade association is preferred.
• Proven ability to frame complicated issues in simple and relatable messaging.
• Ability to proofread and edit at the highest level.
• Understanding of or experience with basic principles of professional social media management.
• Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and use different types of technology.
• Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.
• Experience with email marketing tools such as Mail Chimp, Constant Contact or similar preferred.
• Basic skills with Adobe Indesign or Photoshop are a plus.

About AAHomecare:

AAHomecare represents healthcare providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations in the homecare community. AAHomecare members serve the medical needs of millions of Americans who require oxygen equipment and therapy, mobility assistive technologies, medical supplies, inhalation drug therapy, home infusion, and other home medical equipment, therapies, services, and supplies in the home.

Gordon said...

Atlas Project - Political & Research Fellowships


The Atlas Project is committed to building the institutional memory of the progressive movement. Our mission is to arm the progressive community with historical elections data, sophisticated analysis, and real-time updates for all 50 states. We provide political campaigns and progressive organizations a baseline set of information to work from – helping them learn from the past to ensure more progressive victories in the future.


Atlas Fellows assist our Analysts in producing strategic, high-level political research and communications to support Atlas’ comprehensive state reports, online toolkit, research products, and an array of clients in the progressive community.


Monitoring and clipping press coverage about clients, issue campaigns, and key legislative and political campaign developments.

Collecting data and information for key states including: polling data, election results, candidate information, campaign finance data, legislative partisan control, ballot initiatives, and filing deadlines/qualifications.

Fact checking reports and memos.

Writing briefings, blog posts, and other materials on research findings.

Assisting in the vetting of political candidates, corporations, and spokespeople.


--Excellent research and writing skills

--Strong attention to detail

--High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

--Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively

-- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of our fast-paced team


--Previous campaign or labor experience

--Familiarity with digital media

--Knowledge of Catalist

--Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, campaign finance reporting, and media monitoring

The fellowship requires a commitment of 35 hours/week. A monthly stipend is available. The ideal candidate will be able to commit to the fellowship through August 2015.

Please send cover letter and resume to Please identify where you saw this posting.

The Atlas Project is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.