Wednesday, September 2, 2015

All Back to Normal

We're back to normal-ish operations at DCPA+CJ, and Wednesday's set offers a lot of direct-to-us (and then to-you) submissions. And, speaking of what's maddeningly normal around here, we're exhausted by local QB chaos and continued bullpen conflagrations.* [insert defeated sighing noise here].

Here’s a recently added Policy Communications Officer opportunity with global healthcare innovation advocate & accelerator PATH – demonstrated experience managing communications or other projects through a project lifecycle desired.

The Retirement Security Initiative, a group looking to state & local government retirement systems on a sustainable footing, seeks Communications Director with demonstrated experience & leadership implementing comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and marketing programs – apply by Sept. 18 

Smart Growth America has just put the call out for a Communications Associate with social media and web CMS experience; Adobe Design Suite skills a plus – other program management & research posts also recently added to the mix.

ICF International seeks Health Communications Senior Associate (search job # 1500002790 or use keyword tobacco) with experience in stakeholder engagement, particularly on tobacco issues, for public health programs.

The American Red Cross is in search mode for a Senior Communications Specialist with at least 5 years relevant experience to help support chapter and field-based communicators in preparing for and responding to disaster relief situations – social media & Spanish languages skills a plus.

West End Strategy Team has a paid Intern post available this Fall that will have you writing and editing news releases, conducting research & media outreach, aggregating news content, and more for their roster of progressive non-profit clients – can also try here or search via team tab if direct link is balky.

Wildlife SocietyGovernment Affairs Associate – experience with professional development programs and/or science-based policy communication preferred – apply by Sept. 20

Capitol Hill
Dept. of DefensePublic Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – Top Secret clearance required – apply by Sept. 15

As of late Tuesday afternoon, this recent Indeed-sourced Communications Coordinator post with the Defenders of Wildlife doesn’t appear on their main jobs page.  We’re not sure what that portends.

Minority Business Development AgencyPublic Affairs/Media Relations Specialist – $76k-$99k – apply by Sept. 8

George Washington University
NASAMedia Relations Specialist – $76k-$118k – apply by Sept. 15

Washington GasProject Manager, Media Relations – 7+ years of PR  experience required, with a focus on national, local and trade media relations on behalf of a publicly traded company; agency background & energy industry experience also sought. 

American Association of University ProfessorsMedia and Communications Strategist – $52k – 2-5 years of work experience in media relations, strategic communications, or related field desired.

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
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Pulmonary Hypertension AssociationCommunications and Marketing Manager – seeking candidates with 3-5 years’ experience in social media, media relations, and/ or marketing.

Justice Fellowship, part of Prison Fellowship Ministries, seeks Advocacy Volunteer Coordinator with at least 2 years' experience in issue-based grassroots mobilizing, including experience in advocacy training & event planning, and advocacy resource development – Landsdowne, Va. 

United Nations Office for Project ServicesPolitical Analyst & Public Information Officer – minimum of five years of experience in political affairs, civil affairs, human rights, rule of law, diplomacy, or related field desired, along with knowledge of international conflict related issues –  New York – apply by Sept. 16 

WineAmericaGovernment Affairs Intern – undergrads only, please

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
* Of course, we reserve the right to swing back to irrational exuberance in an instant if #8 starts out smartly or the Nats somehow put it all together for a spell.

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