Monday, August 3, 2015

The 1,000 Jobs of August

We've pulled in more than 1K jobs & internships in each of our last four just-the-jobs-centric August interludes; last year the tally was 1,024. You can expect the same this time around (we're 6.3% of the way there already), so happy job-browsing, -hunting & -getting!

And, of course, there's still previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1) We’ll start this run to 1,000+ with this Public Affairs Specialist post with the DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development – $53k-$69k –your portfolio includes a range of media relations, internal/external communications, agency branding, and new media campaign duties

2-4) Our friends at the WaPo-lauded (see #38) U.S. Travel Association have just shared two fresh opportunities:
5) Brand new from the British Embassy and straight to you: Communications Officer – $50k – at least three years experience in communications & media relations is desired – apply by Aug. 16

6) From Friday’s comments field: The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks Intern for editorial, communications & admin tasks in support of their Science & Diplomacy quarterly review.

7-14) AARP (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
15-16) American Heart Association
17) American Hiking SocietyManager, Program Outreach & Communications

18) American Institutes for ResearchPolicy & Communications Associate – Chicago or Naperville, OH

19) American Israel Public Affairs CommitteeRegional Deputy Political Director – Houston, TX

20) American Psychological AssociationLegislative Assistant

21-23) American Rivers
24) APCO WorldwideConsultant, Government Relations

25-26) Asian Americans Advancing Justice
27) Association of Fish & Wildlife AgenciesLegislative Assistant – apply by Aug. 15

28) Association of Public and Land-grant UniversitiesAssistant Director, Digital Media & Public Affairs – $65k-$70k

29-31) Catholic Relief Services – Baltimore, MD
32-33) Consumer Electronics Association
34) Fox - Vice President of Communications and Talent Relations for Nat Geo WILD

35) George Washington UniversitySenior Associate Director, Law School Strategic Communications – apply by Aug. 6

36) GooglePublic Policy & Government Affairs Manager

37-38) Greater Greater Washington (scroll to find)
39-40) Howard Hughes Medical Institute
41) Lockheed MartinCommunications Manager, Civil Division

42) Madison Marquette Communications Specialist

43) Manhattan InstituteCommunications Manager supporting the Adam Smith Society – New York – search managed by Talent Market

44) Medical Society of Virginia Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs – Richmond, Va.

45) Mystery international PR firmMarketing & Operations Coordinator – temp-to-hire; $16-$20/hr to $50k-$65k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

46-47) Operation Smile – Virginia Beach, Va.
48) OpowerSenior Corporate Communications Manager

49) Peace CorpsPublic Affairs Specialist – $43k-$63k – apply by Aug. 14

50) Physician’s Committee for Responsible MedicineCommunications Assistant

51-52) Salvation Army
53) Save the ChildrenSenior Communications Specialist

54-55) Smithsonian Institution
56) Thales Group Communications Manager

57-58) Visit Alexandria (scroll to find)
59) University of MarylandDevelopment Coordinator, School of Public Health – $41k-$51k – apply by Aug. 14

60) Wood ConsultingWriter/Editor

61) Zurich InsurancePAC & Political Compliance Manager

62) … and finally: those of you with some museum exhibition experience shouldn’t miss this Exhibits Specialist/Production Coordinator, Special Exhibitions opportunity with the National Gallery of Art – $663k-$82k – Aug. 7 or first 100 applications received deadline in place

63) … and finally, part 2: When is someone who gets one of these opportunities we regularly reference with our beloved Washington Capitals (or perhaps a nice person in the Monumental Sports HR department) going to come through with some sweet tickets in thanks?  Communications Assistant – part-time through 2015-16 season.

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