Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Our "...and finally" game is particularly strong today, we think.

632) Arlington County Public Schools is currently recruiting for a Deputy Clerk/Communications Liaison to the School Board, a post that requires a mix of admin & PR/communications skills that is surely possessed by one (or many) of you folks – $59k-$87k

633-634) Hattaway Communications
635) kglobalDigital Account Associate – understanding of online communications, including emerging web/mobile technologies, some HTML/CSS skills, and proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud software will earn you consideration.

636-639) Currently available from the New America Foundation – see their complete list here:
640) Widmeyer Communications has multiple opportunities available ranging from the Senior Account Exec to Assistant VP experience levels – a background in communications/advocacy related to the early childhood education sector is strongly desired.

641) From the comments field to you: fresh-Med entrant into the fast-casual food space CAVA Grill has a Junior Designer spot to fill on their marketing team.

642-643) AFL-CIO
644) American Hospital AssociationVice President, Grassroots & Advocacy

645) American Trucking AssociationsGovernment Affairs Manager

646-647) Arthritis Foundation – Atlanta, GA
648-650) Booz Allen Hamilton
651-652) Children’s National Medical Center
653) Citizen SchoolsMarketing & Communications Coordinator – Boston, MA

654) CNNAssociate Producer for the Situation Room

655) College BoardPublic Policy Intern – for current graduate students or individuals who completed undergrad in 2015

656) Compass Inc.Communications & Development Specialist – part-time – %15-$18/hr

657) Conservation InternationalSenior Coordinator, Brand Marketing

658) Financial Services RoundtableInterns

659) Franklin Center for Government & Public IntegrityVice President for Strategic Partnerships – search managed by Talent Market

660) Hargrove Inc.Vice President of Marketing & Communications (scroll to find)

661) Human Rights CampaignRegional Organizer – DC or Atlanta, GA

662-663) Job Opportunities Task Force – Baltimore, MD
664) Kennedy Krieger InstituteDirector of Communications – Baltimore, MD

665-667) The LIBRE Initiative – searches managed by Freedom Partners Shared Services
668) Lovelace Respiratory Research InstituteMedia Relations Contractor (scroll down to marketing opportunities)

669) Millennium Water AllianceWASH Program Intern (scroll to find) – $10/hr – Spanish language skill required

670) Molina HeathcareLegislative Assistant – see also main career page

671) National GeographicCommunications Intern

672) National PTAWeb Content Manager

673) Natural Resources Defense FoundationLegal Intern, Summer 2016 – DC, New York, Chicago, IL; and Santa Monica & San Francisco, CA – apply by Oct. 23

674) Northrop GrummanContent Strategy Analyst/Media Analyst (search communications category or use job # 15011694)

675) Steptoe & JohnsonMarketing Assistant (scroll down to DC office)

676) U.S. ArmyCongressional Affairs Control Specialist – $98k-$128k – apply by Aug. 28

677) …and finally: it’s been well established (and re-established) that we’re suckers for companies with names that would fit comic book or science fiction villains, videogame nemesi,* or Romanian goth/metal bands, and government services/support provider Xator ups the ante with a cyber-trippy and eXtraordinary homepage – accordingly, we suggest you sprint to get your CV in for this Communications Specialist post, and yes, we’d love a t-shirt (XL, please) if they have them.

678) …and finally, part 2: the whole standard association member-company site visit thing gets a lot more interesting if your ticket is punched as Manager, Media Relations for the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions – and look, their magazine is called FUNWORLD!  And look again: new coasters! Awesome!

679) …and finally, part 3: would you like your weekends to extennnnnnd past the two days normally allotted?  This part-time Copy & Permissions Project Manager (scroll to find) post for the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses has you reporting for duty for full days on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (w/ a 4:45 pm closing time!), and that’s it.

* yes, yes – we know the commonly accepted plural of nemesis should be nemeses, but we’re getting behind the nemesi alternative.


Gordon said...

Union Privilege - Deputy Director of Digital

Union Privilege is a not-for-profit organization that is the primary consumer benefits arm of the AFL-CIO, representing roughly 13 million union members. We provide roughly 40 Union Plus discounts and benefits, including the largest affinity credit card program, for union members and their families. We advocate on behalf of union consumers by negotiating unique offers and providing a union member customer advocate. Our office is located in Washington, DC.

This position’s responsibilities include:

1. In conjunction with Vice President, develop and implement email communications strategy, execution & analysis -- including ramping up new email platform, onboarding arcs leading to program participation, email editorial calendar, metrics/reporting, targeting with mobile/social integration, testing and optimization, etc.

2. Grow union member/leader email and mobile opt-in lists, including maintaining list hygiene and social media integration.

3. Implement online marketing, including search engine optimization & SEM, link outreach from partner sites, targeted online advertising, etc.

4. Manage Union Plus desktop/mobile web sites and apps in conjunction with staff, vendors and program providers to reach organization metrics – including all related error-checking, speed/performance, content, design, usability testing, online tools, registration, etc. Should enforce standards and consistency in content, coding and site structure/files, etc.

5. Develop compelling, easy-to-understand content and online funnels that move more site visitors to engaged visitors, leads and Union Plus program participants.

6. Be part of the creative team that develops and implements innovative, robust digital outreach techniques to reach target audiences.

7. Manage appropriate digital consultants/vendors.

8. Meet or exceed all web-related metrics, tracking and overall analysis with optimization.

9. Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Position qualifications

1. Proficient knowledge of the Internet and a working understanding of all facets of Internet communications and Web development, including strategies, mobile, design, web requirements, implementation, analytics and measurement.

2. Proficient experience with email design, messaging, delivery strategy/tactics and analytics.

3. Superior communications skills.

4. Excellent project management and scheduling skills, including ability to manage vendors/consultants.

5. Understanding of how to measure success with clear metrics.

6. Understanding of emerging Internet technologies and industry trends.

7. Strong and fast writer with proven success writing for online/email audience.

8. Good working knowledge of HTML, DHTML, Ruby on Rails, CSS style sheets, javascript, Ajax, APIs, Excel and other effective digital technology.

9. Demonstrated organizational skills; ability to work independently and in a team; juggle multiple high-priority tasks quickly and without errors; solve problems; creative; take initiative; meet deadlines and set priorities.

10. Must have at least three years hands-on experience in full web site and email content development and management.

11. Bachelors degree in PR, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field. Masters degree is a plus.

12. Union experience and familiarity with Exact Target email platform is a definite plus.

Please send salary requirements, cover letter and resume to resumes@unionplus.org. Be sure to include the job title in the subject line.

Gordon said...

McBee Strategic Consulting - Communications Intern

Immediately Available

The communications internship at McBee Strategic Consulting delivers valuable, lasting knowledge about the communications function and broader enterprise of a consulting firm. Working directly with communications professionals at all levels--including executives—the selected candidates will assist in providing counsel and services to global corporations, smaller public and private companies, governments, non-profits, associations, investment and professional service firms, and high-profile individuals.

The ideal candidate aspires to pursue a career in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or public affairs, and possesses the following core qualities:

• Solid research and writing capabilities;
• Strong oral communication skills;
• Digital communications acumen (e.g., social media and online communications knowledge and experience); and
• Personable, mature, and dependable demeanor.

• Demonstrated ability to drive work forward while prioritizing and effectively managing multiple initiatives, multiple constituencies, and diverse personalities under strict deadlines.
• A creative and analytical mind with the ability to think strategically and see the overall picture, even when working on just a portion of it.
• Comprehensive knowledge of AP (Associated Press) Style and usage standards.
• Technical appetite and competence. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Ability to independently organize and perform research—and to develop an organized system for research maintenance.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, particularly under deadline pressure.
• Prefer candidates who have writing experience – Including writing samples in your application appreciated!
• Able to build relationships with people at all levels of the organization and across cultures.
• Project management skills.
• Able to work independently and achieve results.

BA, BS in Communications, Public Relations, Public Affairs, or related field with a 3.0 or greater overall GPA desired.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to apage@mcbeestrategic.com