Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Those Three Little Words

Today, DCPA+CJ is all about those three little words we all long to hear: work in progress.  Oh wait, that's a phrase that hurried, harried & hustling job-seekers likely don't want to hear, but that won't change the fact that today's set will come to you in bits & pieces [all done now; see you tomorrow]

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association is in search mode for an Analyst, Government Affairs to monitor, research & report on state-level legislative & regulatory developments – 1-3 years’ experience with state legislative and/or regulatory process required; understanding of healthcare and/or pharma issues strongly preferred.

Dept. of DefenseState Legislative Affairs Specialist supporting the Federal Voting Assistance Program – $76k-$118k – apply by June 29

Corporation for Enterprise DevelopmentSenior Policy Manager (scroll to find) – at least two years of policy analysis experience in asset building, consumer finance, economic development, entrepreneurship, affordable housing, or related field desired.

Arlington CountyDigital Communications Specialist – $48k-$90k – working knowledge of mainstream social media, graphics & content management systems required – apply by June 25 

Center for Effective GovernmentCommunications Director – $65k-$80k – seeking candidates with 7+ years' experience working in a communications field, with a demonstrated ability to expand an organization’s reach in the media.

Capitol Hill
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ViolencePress Secretary – seeking candidates with 5-7 years of experience working in a press operation for a federal or state elected official, on a political campaign, at a PR firm, an advocacy group, or in a rapid response/oppositional research environment.

Fleishman Hillard seeks Senior Account Exec to join their VOX Global affiliate, as well as Fall 2015 Interns in these specialties: Digital & SocialManagementBusiness DevelopmentPublic Relations – Internship application deadline is July 10

Support Our Aging Religious, a grant-funding organization helping Catholic religious congregations in the in the care of their elderly and infirm members, seeks Communications Coordinator with 2-3 years relevant experience – $18-$20/hr

PCIA/The Wireless Infrastructure AssociationCommunications Director – minimum of 5-8 years of experience in media relations, marketing communications, or as a writer/editor within a high-paced, high-volume environment desired.

AdferoAccount Supervisor/Senior AS – your buy-in for all-pull-together Harambee ethic appears to be a must

National Partnership for Women & Families (scroll to find)
Harris Corp.PAC Administrator – seeking candidates with 3+ years of related work experience, including background in congressional affairs, fund raising, PAC administration, or the defense industry – can also search here, using Washington, DC location or req ID CHQ20151606-5240

Jewish Social Service Agency
National Association of Insurance & Financial AdvisorsDirector of Government Relations – 3-5 years of experience in legislative/government affairs required; JD or other applicable advanced degree preferred, as is background in financial services

We haven’t checked in on the National Wildlife Federation since early March, so some of these may not be super-fresh:
Ebay seeks Associate Manager, External Affairs to support government affairs activities related to their popular PayPal subsidiary

Medical & pharma giant Baxter seeks Director, Federal Legislative Affairs & Alliance Development  with experience working as a congressional aide or related experience and ideally currently in an external lobbyist role
more to come OK, we're done –


Stephanie said...

Thanks for all you do! You are greatly appreciated. :)

Gordon said...

Mortgage Bankers Association – Senior Communications Specialist

The Senior Communications Specialist is a crucial link between the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and a variety of internal and external audiences. They will help to develop and implement innovative communications campaigns which engage MBA members, thought leaders and other stakeholders.


1. Work with the Public Affairs department to develop creative strategies for communications campaigns to advance MBA’s visibility and initiatives.

2. Write, edit and distribute timely communications including articles, letters, memos, etc. from MBA’s CEO and other senior executives on important public policy issues and MBA developments.

3. Advance MBA's social media presence (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) by engaging with MBA members and promoting issues important to them.

4. Help evaluate MBA’s current communications’ processes and develop plans to improve content, style and delivery.

5. Update written content on and the MBA intranet.


The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years experience in either public affairs or journalism.

This person should feel comfortable working within a Public Affairs department to advance the agenda and work, as needed, on various projects to advance MBA’s messaging to internal and external audiences.

Additionally, they should feel comfortable drafting and sending articles, letters, etc. from C-suite individuals.


Send Resume to:

Rob Van Raaphorst - Associated Vice President Public Affairs -