Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Rock Stars

Largely direct-to-us submissions in today's set. 

Also, don't forget to vote in today's Virginia's state & local elections; polls are open until 7:00 p.m., which may be at least a plausible enough reason to skip out of the office at least 15 minutes early today (at least that's what we're trying).

Organic Trade AssociationGovernment Affairs Associate (scroll to find) – two or more years in grassroots or legislative advocacy particularly sought; experience with Capwiz/CQ Roll Call a plus.

Conover + Gould is  looking for Spring 2016 Interns (pdf) interested in communications, stakeholder engagement, public affairs and corporate social responsibility – grad or undergrad; part- or full-time – apply by Nov. 15

Opportunities with GOP-related organizations:
  • Senior Member of CongressSenior Digital Strategist – must have an understanding of basic video editing and production, and be capable of managing a Wordpress website
  • Unspecified Republican CommitteeVisual Designer – fluency in Photoshop & facility w/ Illustrator desired
kglobal seeks rock star-level Interns for the Spring 2016 term in public affairs/grassroots, digital media, PR or admin/operations roles; awesomeness desired; a previous intern class pictured at left.

Here is a very fresh Communications Manager opportunity with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington suited to individuals with brand management, social media & video/graphic design skills – $40k-$42k – IT Manager post also available

West End Strategy Team, a full-service strategic communications firm with offices in DC & New York, seek paid Interns (scroll to find) for the Spring & Summer 2016 terms for variety of writing, research, media outreach & admin duties.

Our friends at the British Embassy have a fresh Project Coordinator opportunity supporting the British Council USA team – $39k – apply by Nov. 23

Fairfax Bar AssociationCommunications Coordinator – superior grammar, punctuation, editing and proofreading skills particularly sought

National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyPublic Affairs Officer – $63k-$113k – Top Secret clearance required – apply by Nov. 14

SEIURecruiter & Brand Strategist – focus is on creating & maintaining an employer brand that leverages SEIU as the employer of choice for social justice advocates

United Nations Foundation
Health & Medicine Council of WashingtonLegislative Associate – Capitol Hill experience or knowledge of the legislative & policy process preferred.
State Dept. opportunities supporting the USAID press office:
Mystery Maryland state legislator seeks Annapolis-based Legislative Aide on a part-time basis

1 comment:

Gordon said...

International Council of Shopping Centers - Office Manager

Small but busy Washington Government Affairs office (ICSC is headquartered in NYC) located near Metro Center seeks an Office Manager to provide administrative and operational support as well as assisting with the administrative functions of the trade association’s political action committee.

Office Manager Duties & Responsibilities:

• Responsible for day-to-day budget administration of the office. Processes all invoices, works on daily basis with Accounting Department at headquarters on accounts payable, staff expense reports; responsible for budget tracking and all facets of budget planning and forecast preparation.
• Efficiently and courteously handle normal daily telephone communication.
• Assists Sr. VP and other Vice Presidents with correspondence, travel arrangements, expense reimbursements, and other duties as assigned.
• Assists with vendor/lobbyist contracts and contracts database.
• Manage meeting logistics for GR or PAC meetings. Assist in preparation of meeting materials for various internal committees.
• Process incoming mail, incoming faxes, and route inter-office memoranda and correspondence.
• Maintains accurate lists of volunteer leaders and contract lobbyists/consultants.
• Files comprehensive quarterly lobbying reports as required by the U.S. Congress.
• Maintain an inventory of office and kitchen supplies.
• Oversee the maintenance of the office equipment fax, copier, and printer and associated leases/service contracts.
• Assists Senior Vice President with overall operation of the office – equipment and supply needs, vendors, personnel, liaison to building management, etc. Responsible for new employee paperwork, office setup, IT needs.
• Liaison with Building Management office.
• Other duties as assigned or approved by the Senior Staff Vice President

PAC Administration Duties & Responsibilities

• Responsible for record-keeping of federal and state PACs. This includes accurately recording and depositing PAC receipts and managing campaign disbursement budget. Process PAC contribution checks through headquarters and coordinate delivery of checks to the candidates in a timely manner. Manage the PAC software and utilize it to maintain accurate records and assist in fundraising.
• Work with outside PAC counsel to file reports to the Federal Election Commission and corresponding state offices as needed.
• Respond to all PAC invitations and maintain schedule of PAC events for federal lobbyists.


• 3-5 years prior work experience in government relations office and familiarity with Congress, PAC operations and government relations activities.
• Meeting Planning experience.
• Excellent customer service skills, takes initiative.
• Organized and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Adept at Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other database management.
• Minimum education requirements – Associate degree.

Applicants should send short cover letter and resume to gpp@icsc.org