Monday, September 21, 2015

Very Nice, Thanks for Asking

A winning weekend for the Nats, and a that-was-unexpectedly-satisfying afternoon at FedEx Field has us in good cheer mode this a.m. 

Speaking of yesterday, there's also our regular Sunday roundup of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

And another note before we get to the good stuff: we'll posting on an M-W-F schedule this week; see you again on Wednesday.

United Nations AssociationAssociate Producer, Digital Media/UN Foundation Special Initiatives – proficiency in HTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Joomla & Convio will help your case – apply by Oct. 3

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health has let us know that they have recently updated the job description on this still-available Senior Director of Communications & Public Affairs post, and also have a new Director of Public Affairs opportunity to share – strong Spanish language skills a must for both jobs – DC or New York

We have it on good authority that this Communications Manager post that we recently noted with educational/testing innovator Parcc Inc. is still available – at least 3 years of experience in communications required, with strong preference for experience in journalism – see also main career page.

We’ve been sent this link with guidance that there are lots of open positions in the DC offices of Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick – here’s the three most recent noted:
Metropolitan Washington Council of GovernmentsCommunications Specialist – $48k-$52k – described to us as entry-level; seeking candidates with demonstrated strong writing skills & ability to write for public audiences.

Poly Prep Country Day School, established in 1854 in lovely Brooklyn, NY, has an opening for a Director of Communications (pdf) who will be responsible for communications to parents, alumni and wider community.

Center for Global DevelopmentDirector of Development – 5-8+ years of overall development & external relations experience required

Institute of MedicineEditorial Projects Coordinator – two years of related professional experience desired 

Banner Public Affairs is looking for a motivated, self-starting junior-level PR Counselor with
 2 - 4 years’ experience in B2B and/or corporate communications.

GallupPublic Relations Specialist – at least 3 years of experience in public relations, communications or media is preferred.

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee ServiceDeputy Director of Communications – seeking candidates with at least 7 years of communications experience, in a non-profit environment, with a track record of successfully managing people, processes, priorities & projects in a complex environment – Baltimore, MD

DC Bar AssociationDirector, Communications/Media & Brand (scroll to find) – experience in a communications or marketing leadership role at a large membership organization or comparable non-profit organization is highly desirable; MBA also a big plus.

The Hoover Institution seeks External Affairs Manager to be responsible for promoting Hoover to D.C.-based audiences through communications, government affairs, events & outreach.

United Way
Baltimore Animal Rescue & CareDirector of Communications & Media Relations – 3-5 years’ experience in public or media relations, communications or journalism required; knowledge of local media preferred – Baltimore, MD

IT Innovative Solutions is looking for a Web Content Manager (contingent upon award) to oversee content presented online for the National Institute of Health Clinical Center.

The University of Maryland Medical System is holding down the caps lock key to make sure you’re aware that a Masters degree in marketing, business administration or a health related field, and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, preferably in a health care related field is REQUIRED for their Senior Director, Marketing & Communications opportunity – Baltimore, MD

Environmental Law Institute – see also main career page

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Junior Producer, Washington Bureau

Department: International News
Reporting to: International Editor
Purpose: Provide comprehensive production, research and administrative support to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's North America Bureau Chief and Correspondents to facilitate the smooth and efficient running of the bureau.

Key Accountabilities:
-- Produce and research a wide variety of news and current affairs content for all ABC News platform types (TV, Radio and Online) with depth, immediacy and accuracy.
-- Regularly propose and develop original story ideas.
-- Conduct interviews for other journalists as required.
-- Work as directed by the Bureau Chief and Correspondents in achieving these objectives.
-- Support the Bureau Chief and correspondents in actively expanding the ABC’s Online and Digital News coverage.
-- Actively promote and apply all relevant policies and guidelines including Editorial Policies, Equity and Diversity and WHS.
-- Adhere to ABC values in the workplace.

Key Capabilities/Qualifications/Experience:
1. As a locally-engaged employee, the staff member must possess an extensive knowledge of the region, including diplomatic, political, economic, social and cultural issues and events.
2. Build an extensive network of contacts in North America.
3. A high level of English-language fluency.
4. A detailed understanding of the latest in online and TV digital newsgathering technology and the ability to use it to the best ABC advantage, including in the field.
5. A commitment to assisting in the expansion of the ABC’s Online and Digital Journalism networks and coverage.
6. A sound writer with a creative approach to production.
7. The energy, stamina and willingness to work long and irregular hours, and to work off-base for extended periods, and to do so without notice. To carry out hazardous and/or arduous assignments and to take holidays as directed, if necessary.
8. The organisation and time management skills to meet deadlines across all platforms.
9. An understanding of and commitment to the effective governance and management of the bureau.
10. An understanding of and commitment to the ABC’s aims, objectives and workplace values, together with relevant policies and guidelines including Editorial Policies, Equity & Diversity and Work Health & Safety.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and any links to your work to with subject 'JUNIOR PRODUCER, WASHINGTON'