Thursday, August 13, 2015

Institution, League, Mission & Zoo

456) The Data Quality Campaign, advocate for using a data-based approach to drive educational achievement, has opportunities for graduate Policy Intern (pdf) and Strategic Communications Intern (pdf) candidates for the Fall term – both are paid positions.

457) 1,000 DaysDigital Strategist

458) AABBMarketing Manager

459) AARP Campaign Outreach & Social Media Intern

460) American Society for Clinical PathologySenior Manager, Health Policy

461-462) American Society of Plastic Surgeons
463-465) Brookings Institution
466) Calvert FoundationMarketing Manager

467) CARE USAPolicy Communications Manager

468-469) Center for Community Change
470) Center for Responsible LendingCommunications Manager, National Media

471) City of Norfolk, Va. Dept. of Recreation, Parks & Open SpacePublic Information Specialist – $40k-$65k – apply by Aug. 21

472) Colonial Williamsburg FoundationDirector, Public Relations – Williamsburg, Va.

473) DC WaterInternal Communications Manager – $79k-$132k – apply by Aug. 17

474) Dept. of TreasuryAssociate Program Manager, Legislative & External Affairs – $90k-$139k – apply by Aug. 24

475) Dept. of TransportationWriter/Editor – $52k-$82k – apply by Aug. 21; will cut off on day 150th application is received

476) Destination Marketing Association InternationalMarketing Manager

477-478) Discovery Communications – New York
479) Georgetown UniversityProspect Development Analyst

480) Global AutomakersManager, State Government Relations

481) GuidestarMedia & Outreach Manager

482-489) League of Conservation Voters and state affiliates
490) Loudoun County Public LibraryPublic Information Specialist – $38k-$55k – Leesburg, Va – apply by Aug. 18

491) The Mission ContinuesBrand & Communications Specialist – apply by Sept. 1

492-493) National Association of County and City Health Officials
494) National Quality ForumSenior Director, Development

495-496) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
497) Patent & Trademark OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $90k-$118k – apply by Aug. 17

498) Phi Beta Kappa SocietyMedia Relations Coordinator

499) Philadelphia ZooCommunications Coordinator – Philadelphia, PA

500) Sierra ClubOnline Organizer, Population Program

501) The Solar FoundationCommunications Specialist (pdf) – apply by Sept. 1

502) Strauss Media StrategiesTV/Radio Media Relations Booking Specialist

503-504) Teach for America
505) Tesla Government Inc.
506) Union of Concerned ScientistsCommunications Officer – low $50k – apply by Sept. 20

507) U.S. Capitol PoliceDirector of Communications – $155k-$168k – apply by Aug. 25

508-514) U.S. Green Building Council
515) U.S. News & World Report – assorted editorial & product manager opportunities noted; let us know if you get invited to The Mansion

516-518) Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, Va.
519-520) W2 Communications (scroll to find)
Yikes! We almost let DC Beer Week (Aug. 7-17) pass by unmentioned – we hope you'll let us atone by offering the complete listing of events here (scroll down) as well as a few can't miss highlights per local beer savant (and genuinely great guy) Greg Engert.


Anonymous said...

Bluelight Strategies, a Washington, D.C. media consulting and public affairs firm, specializing in Jewish and ethnic affairs, non-profits engaged in advocacy, progressive domestic and foreign policy, human rights, and research is currently seeking internship candidate applications for the fall of 2015.

Intern applicants must possess strong written and verbal communications skills with a particular sensitivity to political nuance. A working knowledge of current international and domestic politics and current events is required. Other qualifications include strong administrative and organizational, communication, writing and editing, and Internet research skills. Initiative, enthusiasm, a propensity for original thought, and a sense of humor are essential. The ideal candidates seek careers as political press aides, public relations executives, non-profit communication professionals or reporters.

Interested applicants should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and a list of references to Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis as applications are reviewed.

Gordon said...

The Hatcher Group - Senior Education Communications Professional

The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications firm that works with foundations and nonprofits to advance progressive social change.

We are seeking a senior communications professional in our Bethesda office to join our outstanding education team and help us advance the work of our national education clients and campaigns.

Responsibilities include client and campaign management, developing and executing communication plans, and providing extensive editorial, messaging, media and strategic communications support.

Qualified applicants must have at least 10 years of experience working as a communications professional in the education field.

Applicants must have:

* Management experience
* Outstanding writing and editing skills
* Broad communications skills, including digital media
* Strong contacts with national education advocates, policymakers and journalists
* Deep understanding of current education policy debates and issues.

Applicants will need to manage and work on several project teams, have a deep commitment to progressive social change and ensuring that every child has access to educational opportunity.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to

Gordon said...

The Hatcher Group - Fall Communications Internship - paid position

The Hatcher Group communications firm is seeking a graduating senior with outstanding writing, editing, traditional media and social media skills for a paid internship in the fall. The intern could work in either our Bethesda, Baltimore or Annapolis offices. The internship can be part-time or full-time.

Candidates must be on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree, have strong relevant work experience, and should be highly organized, detail oriented and passionate about progressive policy issues. Candidates must have excellent skills in web research and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint). Work experience with social media platforms and analytical tools is desired.

The candidate also should be a self-starter and team player with good people skills and a strong work ethic. The candidate should be able to work on a schedule to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects. And the candidate should be a self-directed and curious learner with a great sense of humor.

Job duties

The intern will work with us on a variety of client projects. Tasks may include:
• media and advocacy outreach
• writing press releases and media advisories
• writing feature stories and content for web sites
• researching and creating databases and media lists
• social media plans, outreach and tracking
• event planning
• website updating
• preparation of reports and media briefing packets
• administrative duties

About The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a full-service public affairs and communications firm that helps to connect our clients with policymakers, media and the public. We work with major national foundations, research institutions and nonprofit organizations to advance progressive policy change.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to