Monday, April 25, 2016

Hello Monday!

Yes, as a matter of fact, we are pretty cheerful this morning; you can probably figure out why.  Also, don't forget yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

And, we're on an M-W-F publishing schedule this week; see you again Wednesday.

Would it be pretty cool to work for a company aspiring to a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism?  How about strapping into the capsule as Government Affairs Specialist for Virgin Galactic to find out?

International engineering, infrastructure & development firm Louis Berger seeks Communications Coordinator with academic background in communications, journalism/PR, English or modern foreign language, marketing or business, as well as significant internship experience or minimum 1 year of professional experience in an in-house communications role or an agency setting – French or Spanish language skills a plus.

Boston ScientificDirector, International Government Affairs – experience in medical device industry deemed desirable

Seems like it’s been a while since we’ve checked in with the Aspen Institute:
On a related note, we found this Managing Director, Policy & Advocacy with Aspen partner Service Year Alliance, which led us (and now, you) down the rabbit hole to other opportunities there – see also main career page:
Institute for Public Health InnovationProgram & Communications Associate – $48k-$53k – experience with workforce development, community development, urban planning or health care systems desired – apply by May 16

Facebook seeks Public Policy Manager to focus in connectivity, global internet and telecommunications policy issues – JD & tech industry experience preferred.

New since our mid-April check-in with the Truth Initiative:
TEGNA, the renamed (and partial anagram) broadcast & digital media segment of Gannett (all explained here) notes new Vice President, Corporate Communications and Corporate Communications opportunities available, as well as this Digital Producer post with their WUSA9 affiliate.

Just in time for impending Summer frolic and regular three-day-weekendry, we bring you opportunities with the 32-hour work week crew at Green America:
National Association of Conservation DistrictsDirector of Communications – 5+ years' related experience required – apply by Apr. 29
K&L Gates Government Affairs Specialist (scroll to find or use advanced search & job ID 4884) – 6-12 months Capitol Hill work experience (intern service counts!) merits your CV consideration

Food & Water Watch
Neighborhood Legal Services ProgramDevelopment & Communications Associate – $38k-$50k – at least two years of experience sought – apply by May 16

George Washington University
The Ballot Initiative Strategy Center seeks politically savvy, organized individual with strong writing skills for Communications Coordinator post.

American Bakers AssociationMarketing & Communications Coordinator – organized, motivated, team player with 1-2 years of relatable experience in the marketing field desired – search managed by Pat Taylor & Associates

We connect our startups to the latest wisdom on how to build highly scalable businesses through our curriculum – that’s part of the spiel from global incubator and seed fund 1776:
North American Insulation Manufacturers AssociationCoordinator, Marketing & Communications – $35k-$40k – social media & content curation duties predominant
University of Maryland
… and finally – opportunities of the far-far-flung and one-can-dream variety with Mandarin Oriental Hotels:

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Crosscut Strategies - Account Manager

Crosscut Strategies — a fast-growing strategic communications firm working with start-ups, large companies, and non-profits in tech, health care, and other sectors — is seeking a Strategic Communications Manager to join our team. The Strategic Communications Manager will be responsible for overseeing client projects and initiatives, playing a critical role in managing our accounts, working directly with clients, and helping to execute on our communications strategies – including writing, media relations, and social media.

The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience in strategic communications or campaigns.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated, capable, and smart candidate to be a part of a small team at a growing firm. Many of our clients are high-growth start-ups, and like them, we keep the hierarchies flat and the fun and satisfaction high. We trust our employees to find the best way to get the work done, and our office has many cool places to do just that. We are located in the heart of Dupont/Farragut North area, with easy access to Metro, buses, and bikeshare. We work hard, but take breaks to debate music, points of grammar, best places to eat in DC, and which YouTube videos of baby animals are the cutest. Seriously.

Mandatory Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent writing and editing skills. Being able to write fast and great is critical.
• Experience managing complex assignments, leading colleagues toward a goal, and working with clients or other top-level stakeholders.
• Ability to multi-task, work quickly to meet deadlines, and manage multiple assignments at once.
• Previous work experience in campaigns, advocacy, strategic communications, or a related field.
• Experience developing communications plans and supporting their implementation.
• Proven experience developing relationships with reporters.
• Understanding of federal and/or state policymaking processes.
• Strong organizational abilities and attention to detail.
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Advanced proficiency with all standard professional software.

Desired Skills and Qualifications
• Experience producing materials for public distribution, conducting policy and media research, overseeing vendors and outside contractors, and coordinating media events.
• Experience using social media campaigns to reach target audiences.
• Strong familiarity with and/or interest in the health care and technology sectors.

Responsibilities include:
• Day-to-day management of client projects and initiatives, including working closely with client representatives to implement communications programs.
• Representing the client to media and other stakeholders, including serving as an on-the-record spokesperson as needed.
• Supervising junior staff and contractors, and coordinating with Crosscut Strategies senior team.
• Developing and implementing comprehensive media strategies to support client goals – including public policy campaigns, corporate communications and B2B campaigns, consumer media engagement, and other initiatives.
• Drafting and editing press releases, fact sheets, speeches, talking points, presentations, strategy memos, and other communications documents.
• Researching issues, policy developments, and media coverage of targeted topics, and distilling this research into clear, concise memos and reports for clients.
• Participating in new business development, including research and proposal preparation.
• Proposing creative ideas for helping clients achieve their goals
• Analyzing media coverage to identify opportunities and potential risks for clients.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover e-mail to