Thursday, August 6, 2015

Super-fresh, Savvy, Structured & Huge

Your just-the-jobs August programming continues apace, albeit slightly Metro-delayed.

169) The fraud-unearthers and sleaze-exposers with the Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington seek a Communications Assistant to help highlight their satisfyingly outrage-provoking work – 1-3+ years of relevant communications experience and top-notch writing skills desired.

170) The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine seeks efficient & organized Project Assistant with 1-3 years experience in an admin role; experience in healthcare/biotech sectors would be a plus.

171) Here’s a super-fresh Account Coordinator opportunity with the Pinkston Group that is best suited for folks with strong media pitching experience & a good comfort level with conservative-leaning clients & causes.

172) The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities seeks a hardworking, detail oriented, technically savvy Web Manager who is excited to work in a missional organization supporting Christian higher education – position is available Oct. 2015; apply by Aug. 31

173-174) American Institute of Architects
175) American Society of Landscape ArchitectsState Government Affairs Director

176) BCSCommunications Specialist

177) Borgen ProjectCongressional Relations Associate – part-time

178) Brookings InstitutionEvents & Research Intern supporting the Energy Security & Climate Initiative – $10/hr

179) Cause of ActionCommunications Director – search managed by Freedom Partners Shared Services

180) Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationExecutive Assistant, Government Affairs

181) CNN – recently-added Internships:, and another one for thatCNN NewssourcePublic Relations (despite dates noted in description of PR internship, that is a recently-posted listing)

182) Food & Drug Administration/Center for Tobacco ProductsHealth Communications Specialist – $63k-$92k – apply by Aug. 18

183) George Mason UniversityDevelopment Coordinator supporting the Hylton Performing Arts Center – Manassas, Va. – apply by Aug. 7

184-185) Georgetown University
186) Henry M. Jackson FoundationCommunications Specialist

187) InterActionLegislative Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs – apply by Sept. 9

188-196) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as noted
197) Mystery Chevy Chase-based strategy companyMedia Coordinator – to $32k – search managed by Creative Circle

198) Mystery employerCorporate Communications Manager – $74k-$105k – search managed by the Creative Group

199) National Academy of MedicineCommunications Manager (may have to scroll down)

200) National Association of Law PlacementCommunications & Marketing Manager – apply by Aug. 7

201) National Science FoundationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – apply by Aug. 11

202-206) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
207) Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$98k – apply by Aug. 17

208) Powell TateAssistant Digital Associate

209) RESOLVE: The National Infertility AssociationFundraising Manager – $50k-$60k – your employer will actually  association management company Coulter

210-211) SourceAmerica (search new applications/browse our open positions)
212) Stimson CenterCommunications Specialist – apply by Aug. 14

213) Structured Finance Industry GroupCommunications & Social Media Manager

214) World Affairs Council – Global Communications Director – apply by Aug. 21

215) World BankCommunications Officer – apply by Aug. 17

216) and finally: get fired up to flack for the Goody’s 500 (Nov. 1) if you’re tapped as Manager, Public Relations for the Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Va. – and start shopping for effective ear-plugs now.

217) and finally, part 2: you’ll get paid for giving a **** (and you can scroll for the assurance that their Mondays suck less) for these assorted DC-based opportunities (scroll down) with ambitiously-named digital agency Huge.


Anonymous said...

The ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is currently seeking an Outreach and Communications Intern for its Africa Division.
For a full job description and application, click here:

Gordon said...

Maternal and Child Survival Program - Communications Internship

The Maternal and Child Survival Program is a global, USAID Cooperative Agreement to introduce and support high-impact health interventions with a focus on 24 high-priority countries with the ultimate goal of ending preventable maternal and child deaths (EPMCD) within a generation. The Program is focused on ensuring that all women, newborns and children most in need have equitable access to quality health care services to save lives. The Maternal and Child Survival Program supports programming in maternal, newborn and child health, immunization, family planning and reproductive health, nutrition, health systems strengthening, water/sanitation/hygiene, malaria, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and pediatric HIV care and treatment.
The Communications and Graphic Design Intern will assist the MCSP Communications Team in executing communications plans and strategies. This includes seeking opportunities to highlight MCSP programs, initiatives, products and results through featured articles, collateral, conferences, events, and via web and social media mediums.

This internship is unpaid and open to current students only.


• Support Communications Team in the execution of MCSP’s strategic communications plan
• Provide graphic design support to the Communications Team.
• Engage MCHIP and other organizations on social media channels
• Help to write and deliver press releases, fact sheets, blogs, articles and collateral materials
• Develop accurate and creative story ideas for a variety of media and selected audiences, including sharing among like-minded groups and partner organizations
• Aid in planning of high level events for USAID and MCSP
Required Qualifications:
• Demonstrate ability to plan and execute successful events and manage projects
• Experience in graphic design, specifically adobe products (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop – preferred); Proficiency in other Adobe products highly valued.
• Ability to multi-task is a must
• Strong written oral and presentation skills
• Familiarity with and/or interest in international development
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure, build consensus and work with diverse groups of people
• Preference will be given to students enrolled in programs such as Graphic Design, Communications, or other applicable programs.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Only applications sent to the email address provided will be reviewed.