Friday, September 11, 2015

Hello Friday; here's your jobs.

It's Friday; we hope your day is safe, easy & appropriately reflective of the events 14 years past.  

LeidosMedia Relations Manager – Minimum of 7 years direct experience in media relations, public relations, or journalism required, as well as knowledge of federal & commercial contracting arena

The Fertilizer Institute seeks Senior Manager of Public Relations & Marketing with at least 7 years of marketing experience as well as a strong public affairs mindset to help promote & publicize sustainable practices inside & outside their industry – search managed by the Purposeful Hire.

We have it on good authority that CRDF Global, a nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific & technical collaboration, as actively recruiting for these intern (scroll to find) posts - $10-$12/hr pay grade noted:
The Council on Foundations seeks a Communications Manager to manage a broad range of communications activities and channels and enhance COF’s position as a leading authority in the philanthropic space.

Join St. John’s College in their quest to free men and women from the tyrannies of unexamined opinions and inherited prejudices via Director of Major Campaign Gifts and Vice President for Development Alumni Relations (scroll to find) opportunities in Annapolis, MD

Pew Charitable Trusts
Research Assistant, Journalism and Research Associate, Journalism appear to be the latest opportunities at the Pew Research Center

Bloomberg GovernmentCommunications Director – 5 years of experience in communications desired

Opportunities with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a self-described Quaker lobby in the public interest:
Winning Strategies WashingtonGovernment Relations Intern posts currently available – Penn Quarter location

Bend the Arc: Jewish Action and A Jewish Partnership for Justice
… and finally, opportunities abound at the Thomas Jefferson Foundations/Monticello in particularly-lovely-this-time-of-year Charlottesville, Va. (scroll to find)
Best wishes for a fine weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource – we suggest making Snallygaster 2015 at Yards Park in SW DC part of your Saturday (Sept. 12) plans – get your tickets today


Gordon said...

Office of the Speaker, Maine House of Representatives - Communications Director

The office of the Speaker of the Maine House seeks a Communications Director to manage an active and dynamic public relations strategy. The Communications Director works with the policy and political staff to develop and implement a strategic communications strategy. The ideal applicant will be an excellent writer and editor with a proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while meeting tight deadlines. Responsibilities include: serving as spokesperson for the Speaker, providing strategic communications advice to the Speaker and senior staff, preparing the Speaker for interviews, planning and implementing local media strategies, managing social media, and writing speeches, press releases, talking points, op-eds and other materials. Candidate must have experience building and maintaining relationships with members of the media and editorial boards and have on-the-record experience. Must be a team player, have a positive attitude and work well under pressure.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples. Materials can be mailed to Ana Hicks, Chief of Staff, Office of the Speaker of the House, 2 State House Station, Augusta, Maine, 04333 or emailed to Deadline for applications is September 25, 2015.

Anonymous said...

RAINN: Communications Manager
Job description and application via

The Communications Manager is RAINN's primary media liaison and is responsible for leading RAINN's media outreach. The Communications Manager will help shape messages to promote awareness of RAINN programs and mission to the public and key influencers. The Communications Manager will report directly to the VP of Communications.

RAINN is the leading national resource on issues related to sexual violence for television, radio, print and online news outlets — as well as policymakers, law enforcement and sexual assault service professionals. We work extensively with the media and entertainment industries to provide vital information to millions of Americans each month about sexual violence prevention, recovery and prosecution.

Gordon said...

Squared Communications - Public Relations Intern

Squared Communications, a boutique public relations firm based in Washington, D.C., is looking for a self-motivated intern interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. Ideally, this candidate would start in late September, and the position is full time. It's essential that the candidate have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.

The primary goal of the internship is for the individual to assist with specific projects and gain experience with public relations writing and day-to-day activities, media relations, and client management.

Responsibilities include:
· Monitor all forms of media for daily news clippings
· Draft press releases, blog post, pitches and other materials as necessary
· General and client-related research
· Draft social media posts for various clients
· Assist with developing and implementing social media campaigns
· Greet guests and clients
· Attend internal team meetings
· Media list development
· Communications with the media

· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Must be very organized, able to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment
· Strong work ethic
· Bachelor degree

Compensation: $11/hr

Majors: Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to