Monday, November 9, 2015

It's all over: we saw frost this morning.

Tuesday update: no new post today; see you again on Wednesday.

Last week's mid-Septembery weather is but a distant memory, brushed away by the slight of white-tipped grass and a lacing of windshield ice this morning.  Ack.

And, on the less-faded memory front, there's yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

German Marshall Fund of the U.S.Director, Congressional Affairs – minimum of 8 years of Capitol Hill or relevant government affairs required – multiple Spring 2016 Intern opportunities also noted

National Academy of MedicineCommunications Associate – experience with social media, content management systems, Adobe Creative Suite and three years of related professional experience are desired.

Fresh finds at George Washington University:
United Nations FoundationGlobal Advocacy, Rights & Youth Director supporting the Family Planning 2020 partnership – seeking candidates with at least 10-15 years of professional experience demonstrating project management, advocacy & coalition-building expertise – apply by Nov. 25

Federal Railroad AdministrationSupervisory Writer/Editor – $63k-$99k – apply by Nov. 10

The Marijuana Policy Project is seeking a Legislative Analyst state-level advocacy efforts – $40k-$45k – JD required

Here’s a very fresh, Bethesda-based Policy Analyst, Corrections & Reentry opportunity with the Council of State Governments with a distant Jan. 4 application deadline; similar opportunity also available in New York

Consumer Products Healthcare AssociationSenior Director, Communications & Public Affairs – seeking candidates with at least 12 years in communications or public affairs, including experience running serving as spokesperson for successful communications campaigns involving legislative & regulatory issues – apply by Dec. 7

We won’t make you wait until the usual Thursday run of Brookings Institution listings for these new finds:
IAP World Services seeks Communications Specialist (search communications category) to perform contract work at the NMFS  Office of International Affairs & Seafood Inspection – 2 years of professional experience in internal and external communications desired.

The Washington Regional Transplant Community is seeking a Director of Community Affairs to  develop and implement strategic communications & community education campaigns promoting organ & tissue recovery/transplantation.

DC Dept. of Behavioral HealthPublic Information Officer – $96k-$135k – first application screening Nov. 16

Washington Humane Society (scroll to find)
Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsAdvertising Communications Coordinator –at least one year of professional experience in copywriting, editing & proofing sought – apply by Nov. 15

We usually never advocate playing the corporate promo video, but Palladium’s entry is entertainingly dramatic stuff from this cadre that desires to be the global leaders in the development and delivery of positive impact solutionsCommunications Coordinator and Senior Fundraising Consultant available

The Smithsonian Institution seeks Managing Editor for the Archives of American Art Journal – at least two years’ experience in conducting editorial responsibilities for scholarly publications desired – part-time status & $31k salary are more reasonable when you learn this is a twice-yearly publication – apply by Nov. 15

Biotechnology Industry AssociationDirector, Events Communications – seeking candidates with 7-10 years related experience & extensive record designing & implementing strategic communications & media relations campaigns.

Legal Services Corp. (scroll to find)
This Manager, Online Organizing/Special Projects post is new w/ the Sierra Club since our check-in from a couple weeks back.

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation has DC-based Regional Coordinator posts available, as well as Intern & Fellow opportunities in both DC and in Midwestern and Western locales.

If you hustle, perhaps you’ll be hired on as Senior Manager/Director, State Government Affairs for the Toy Industry Association in time to join your colleagues for the 2016 International Toy Fair this February in NYC – $90k-$110k – DC or Midwest-based

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (scroll to find) – proficiency in Spanish preferred for all of these:
Hamilton Place Strategies notes Spring Public Affairs Intern (scroll to find) opportunities of the paid variety available 

Brain Tumor AssociationAdvancement/Development Manager – seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience in non-profit in successful fundraising, including annual giving strategies, and individual gifts – Chicago, IL – search managed by the Batten Group

DC Office of Contracting and ProcurementPublic Affairs Specialist – $68k-$87k – apply by Nov. 14

Council for Professional RecognitionStaff Writer/Editor – successful candidate will engage strong reporting, exceptional storytelling, and in-depth technical writing skills on a daily basis for this groups that promotes improved performance & recognition of professionals in the early childhood education field.

… and finally: Gibson Brands, Inc., as in the folks behind the legendary Les Paul and swaggery Explorer, has this fresh DC-based Entertainment Relations Project Coordinator awaiting some lucky soul among you – and we demand a tour of whatever this local Gibson outpost from whoever snags this.

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