Tuesday, November 17, 2015


We are blocked for a clever title, or anything much else in the way of diversion today.  Some good jobs, though.

The Cultural Landscape Foundation promotes the ability to see, understand & value landscape architecture and its practitioners in the way many people have learned to do with buildings and their designers – your role in this undertaking would be as Research & Writing Associate – strong writing/content development skills required – landscape architecture, historic preservation, architectural history, or American studies background preferred.

Grant ThorntonPublic Policy & Governmental Affairs Director (search DC location or job # 033164) – seeking candidates with at least five years policy development and advocacy experience in Congress or industry, with particular emphasis in tax, financial services & government transparency/efficiency issue areas.

Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkGovernment Affairs & Advocacy Specialist – experience on the Hill, on a political campaign, and/or with a non-profit patient advocacy organization is a plus

Biotechnology Industry OrganizationDirector, Federal Government Relations – will serve as lead Republican Senate lobbyist on health matters (aside from appropriations) and judiciary matters.

Here’s a very fresh Health Communications Specialist opportunity with Futrend Technology supporting a health communication and marketing activities designed to impact positive health outcomes of the U.S./Mexico border communities – expert level proficiency in Spanish a must

MSL GroupPublic Affairs Intern – $10/hr – we’re not sure how the 8 am to 4:30 pm workday noted balances with the requirement that applicants be in junior or senior year of college

Cambridge Global AdvisorsLegislative Research Analyst – contract status – At least ten years of DoD/intelligence-related legislative analysis and drafting experience desired, along with a Top Secret clearance

Patent & Trademark OfficeCongressional Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – apply by Nov. 20

Treasury Dept. Senior Advisor for Legislative Affairs – $107k-$158k – apply by Nov. 27

U.S. International Trade CommissionCongressional Relations Officer – $126k-$158k – apply by Dec. 2

National League of NursingDevelopment Specialist – broad range of fundraising duties & other responsibilities noted

New since our mid-Sept. check-in with the National Wildlife Federation:
Sports & Fitness Industry AssociationSenior Manager, Marketing & Communications – min. of 6 years in advertising, marketing, or communications in ad agency, event planning company or association setting highly preferred – Intern posts also available

Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineGift Planning & Campaign Manager – at least five years of experience demonstrating significant knowledge of donor relations, marketing & stewardship is required.

Audubon SocietyPublic Policy Intern – Spring 2016 term – apply by Dec. 1

Bloomberg News seeks a Tax Reporter to be responsible for coverage of tax-related spot news and reporting covering (but not limited to) congressional action, White House budgeting, the IRS, tax court, & independent tax think tanks.

Edelman PR

Virginia Retirement SystemSenior Editor, Public Relations & Communications – $45k-$58k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Nov. 24

Virginia Dept. of TaxationDirector, Communications & Public Relations – to $105k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Dec. 4 

PBS NewsHour is seeking a Digital Producer, Race Matters & Education who will serve as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour’s online team focusing on two critical growing vertical areas: Race Matters, an ongoing series about race in America, and education coverage that spans early education, K-12 and higher education.

Mystery leader in the healthcare space located in Baltimore, MD, is looking for a Communications Specialist with 3+ years of experience writing for digital channels including websites, social media & digital publications – search managed by Profiles

George Washington UniversityDevelopment Assistant – supporting the GWU Museum & the Textile Museum

We noted this Associate Director of Communications & PR opportunity with the Shakespeare Theatre way back in June, and now we see it freshly referenced here, sporting a mid-$50k pay grade

Development Assistant post available at Georgetown’s lovely Hillwood Estate available to those of you with at least two years’ experience in non-profit development or membership, preferably in an art museum or public garden setting.

Recently-reprieved Sweet Briar College is ready to give you the chance to serve as Director, Marketing/Media & Communications at their lovely little slice of Blue Ridge academic life near Lynchburg, Va. – and yes, we'd love to roll down Route 29 for a party at the boathouse, thanks!

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