Monday, May 9, 2016

And here's today's jobs. Enjoy.

Tuesday update – no new post today – see you again Wednesday.

Welcome back to your job-seek week.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing though the next seven days, or just listen to a lovely Onion/AV Club-curated set of Cheap Trick gems.

Children’s National Health SystemSenior Media Relations Specialist – at least 5 years of related experience required – hospital/healthcare background helpful

Brusnwick InsightIntern opportunity available for the Fall 2016 term – strong project management & research-related skills desired; working knowledge of statistics, SPSS or SAS a plus; foreign language skills also valued.

The Corporation for Enterprise Development, a group the works to help empower low- and moderate-income households to build and preserve assets, seeks Policy Manager, State & Local Policy and Major Gifts Officer (scroll to find for both)

Fresh finds from Ketchum since just last week:
George Washington UniversitySenior Office Assistant, Political Science Dept. – part-time – apply by May 10

National Cattlemen’s Beef AssociationDirector, Issues Monitoring & Response – seeking candidates with strong analytical skills, experience utilizing traditional and social media monitoring software; strong communication skills & research-driven mindset.

New since just last week with AARP (scroll to find, or use job # noted in keyword search)
MedimmuneDirector of External Communications & Community Affairs (search corporate communications & public relations category or req ID 10463) – min. 10+ years of external communications experience in corporate or PR agency environment; pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry background preferred. 

Alliance for a Healthy Generation – can also just hit the search/magnifying glass icon found here to bring up these New York-based posts:
Check out the Society for Neuroscience’s Development Assistant opportunity, or just enjoy this Journal of Neuroscience cover image showing dentate granule cells in the hippocampus of an adult mouse that lacks TRIM9 ubiquitin ligase.

New with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since our early-March check-in:
We won’t make you wait until Friday to see these recently added opportunities with the Pew Charitable Trusts:
Town of ViennaCommunications Specialist – $48k-$78k – at least one year of experience working in public relations, journalism, communications, videography, or marketing required.

Center for the Law & Social Policy
Mercy CorpsInterns – multiple specialties noted

American Society for NephrologyGovernment Affairs Specialist – ideal candidate will have experience with legislative & regulatory policymaking processes as well as two to five years of Capitol Hill experience, preferably healthcare-related. 

Society for Science & the Public
Woodrow Wilson Institute – multiple Internships listed – July 15 deadline for Fall 2016 noted on some 

Inter-American Dialogue – strong Spanish language skills required for all of these:
United Community MinistriesDirector of Development & Communications (scroll to find) – extensive development & major gifts experience required, including work in a supervisory capacity.


Eleanor said...

The copy editor for Society for Science and the Public closed May 1. :(

Gordon said...

Thanks Eleanor - I missed that part of the description first time around.


Gordon said...

National Home Infusion Association - Public Affairs Coordinator & Executive Assistant

The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) in Alexandria, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Public Affairs Coordinator & Executive Assistant who will play a critical role supporting several departments in the organization, including government affairs, communications and membership services. This person will also provide administrative support to the Association’s CEO.

Among the duties:
• Coordinating and supporting the Association’s legislative and regulatory activities;
• Facilitating and reviewing membership communications and products;
• Providing membership information and coordinating membership services; and
• Supporting the NHIA CEO in board of director activities related to planning for conferences and travel and in communications to the Association’s volunteer leadership.

• All applicants must have the ability to prioritize, multi-task, work independently and alternate between projects to accommodate varying workflow needs and deadlines;
• At least two years of experience supporting multiple staff in an organization and/or a four-year college degree;
• The ability to grasp the scope of a project, determine how to prioritize the elements of that project, and move forward efficiently towards completion of that project while utilizing assistance from other departments;
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and by telephone with an emphasis on good customer service interaction;
• Experience working with Association Management System iMIS Database is a plus but not required;
• Interest in learning the facets of association management related to government affairs, communications, and membership services; and
• Interest health care issues.

NHIA is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits, a collegial work environment, and a path for advancement. The Association is a $4 million organization with a staff of 15. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a health care trade association and to learn and develop skills across operational areas in a non-profit organization. NHIA is located within one-block walking distance of the Alexandria King Street Metro in the west end of Old Town Alexandria.

For confidential consideration, send letter of application, resume, salary requirements to: (please include Public Affairs Coordinator & Executive Assistant) in the subject line.