Wednesday, May 18, 2016

And the Wizards select ... you?

Thursday update: Friday is looking like a no-go; we're just swamped.  Maybe we'll catch up this weekend.  Sorry.

A lot of direct-to-us submissions today (all the way up to the Hill opportunities).  See you again Friday.

kglobalAccount Director, Media Research & Assessment – expert knowledge of tier one media outlets & defense publications required, along with proven digital media thought leadership

Collaborative Communications GroupCommunications & Media Project Manager – seeking candidates with at least 3 years of communications/PR experience, including planning, writing, editing and production of newsletters, press announcements, social media posts, op-eds & the like

Fresh opportunities from the Climate Reality Project:
Banner Public Affairs checks in with PR Counselor, Junior Level and PR Counselor, Mid-level (scroll to find) opportunities – media relations skills required & agency background preferred for both posts

Energetically named communications cabal Crosscut Strategies has passed along this Strategic Communications Manager (scroll to find) opportunity for candidates with 4-6 years of strategic communications or campaign experience Vice President/Director and Associate [edit: we're told they're all set for the Associate opportunity] also noted.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions to international development challenges in 70 countries and the U.S. – your potential spot in this undertaking would be as Editorial Manager.

90-years-young pluralistic Jewish teen movement BBYO seeks Marketing Communications Manager with background in creative content development and experience leading email, direct mail & especially social media communication strategies across multiple platforms

BAE SystemsCreative Communications Specialist/Public Affairs (scroll to find) – social media & digital content focus

Association of Jesuit Colleges & UniversitiesExecutive Assistant to the President – admin/scheduling Administrative experience in higher education, association, or government preferred – apply by May 27

Georgetown University Center for Children & FamiliesExecutive Policy Assistant – one to two years of work experience in an office setting desired.

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association is looking to hire a Communications & PR Intern (pdf) to work with its communications team during the Summer term – strong writing, social media & research skills desired.

Capitol Hill
  • Senior DemocratStaff Assistant
  • California DemocratIntern – paid position, running through July 2016
Air Line Pilots Association, International Director of Communications – seeking candidates with min. 10 years of experience in a senior communications management role, in-house or with an agency.

American Near East Refugee Aid
General Services AdministrationCongressional Relations Officer supporting the GSA OIG – $108k-$160k – apply by May 19

Volkswagen Group of AmericaMedia Relations Specialist – your 3-5 years of experience should include work in events & vehicle logistics –Herndon location 

University of VirginiaCommunications Manager supporting UVAFinance – $80k-$110k – Charlottesville, Va.

…. and finally: the Washington Wizards have no first round draft pick this year, so maybe you’ll be top new acquisition for the 2016-17 season as Director, Media Relations – and yes, we’d love some choice seats to a game next year, thanks!

1 comment:

Gordon said...

National Home Infusion Association - Public Affairs Coordinator

The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) in Alexandria, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Public Affairs Coordinator who will play a critical role working in several departments in the organization, including government affairs, communications and membership services. This person will work with the executive leadership and report to the Association’s CEO.

Among the duties:
• Coordinating the Association’s legislative and regulatory activities;
• Developing and facilitating membership communications and products;
• Coordinating membership services and working on strategies for membership growth; 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.

• A four-year college degree and ideally some experience working with multiple departments in an organization;
• Familiarity with trade associations or professional societies and the membership environment;
• 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;
• The ability to prioritize, multi-task, work independently and alternate between projects to accommodate varying workflow needs and deadlines;
• 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 in the health care industry and 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, and salary requirements to: (please include Public Affairs Coordinator & Executive Assistant) in the subject line.