Monday, May 2, 2016


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Forget thee not previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Phillips Collection seeks Media Relations Manager to keep this cultural mainstay in the news; sounds fun – compensation up to $40k 

Banner Public AffairsDigital PR Associate – 2-4 years’ experience in digital & social communications required, as well as graphic design skills – PR agency experience preferred

The Environmental Working Group is casting about for a Copy Editor who is familiar with major style guides (AP in particular), experience creating tight, clean copy, as well as the ability to get up to speed on toxic, agriculture & food issues.

Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey is actively recruiting for:
The Institute of International Education has shared this Events Manager opportunity supporting the State Department’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs – event planning & grant/admin management experience desired – more program-management & support posts available in DC & New York

Despite the deadline noted, we’ve heard that assorted unpaid Summer Fellowship opportunities in public policy, communications & development/fundraising are available with disability advocate Respectability USA.

Sabin Vaccine Institute
Isom Global StrategiesCommunications and Marketing Account Supervisor – up to $70k – 4+ years of experience in marketing or communications desired

Arlington CountyDirector, Office of Communications & Public Engagement – salary could range up to $175 – apply by May 19

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
The Communitarian Network is seeking a part-time Communications Associate to assist in media strategy, outreach and office supervision; deemed ideal for grad students – apply by May 6

Mystery large-sized communications & PR firm in McLean seeks Public Relations Manager with at least 5 years’ relevant experience; technology or government industry background preferred – search managed by Profiles

Human Rights Campaign
Partnership With Native Americans touts Direct Mail Coordinator and Telemarketing Fundraiser opportunities in presumably-chill Elkwood, Va. (between Warrenton & Culpeper on Route 29, if that helps) – Internet Marketing Coordinator post available in Addison, TX, as well – see also main career page.

This Government Affairs Coordinator post appears to be new since out last check-in with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – experience using content management systems or grassroots engagement applications a plus.

National Partnership for Women & Families
Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $76k-$118k – apply by May 7
George Mason University
George Washington UniversityAssociate, Corporate Relations – 2-4 years of work experience in corporate fundraising desired

National Cable TV AssociationResearch Assistant – successful candidate will be charged with locating information to support policy positions & tracking changes in the telecom landscape.

New since a month back with Conservation International:
Community Health CharitiesVice President, Communications – seeking candidate with at least ten years of experience in a senior communications role in a private sector, non-profit or agency setting.
We see several new opportunities with the American Diabetes Association since our mid-April check-in:
Environment AmericaCommunications Officer – your 5+ years relevant experience should show demonstrated commitment to environmental issues & citizen-based social change.

Johns Hopkins Medicine
American Podiatric Medical AssociationPR Intern

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement - Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Washington, DC

The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) is seeking a person with strong advocacy, writing, research & admin experience to serve as Policy and Advocacy Coordinator. LCLAA is the leading national Latino labor organization that focuses on the major issues affecting the Latino community and the nation as a whole.

Position will support LCLAA in implementing its policy priorities, which focus on addressing critical issues that affect the Latino community including civic engagement, collective bargaining, immigration reform, economic empowerment, education, health care, government accountability, and civil rights.
• Draft communications on a variety of policy issues, including press releases, op-eds, letters, emails, and other statements.
• Draft memos and background/supporting materials.
• Help provide tools and resources for chapters.
• Prepare talking points for LCLAA leaders/members advocating on behalf of the organization at executive luncheons, panels, galas, and other national conventions or conferences.
• Assist in the writing & development of fundraising & program reports.
• Create/distribute monthly membership e-newsletter.
• Coordinate and work on LCLAA’s 2016 Civic Engagement campaign. This includes, helping chapters with voter registration, voter education, and GOTV/Voter protection efforts.
• Coordinate and prepare for LCLAA board meetings and yearly conferences/conventions—including drafting invitations, preparing agenda items, and assisting in related duties.
• Develop relationships with labor unions, policy leaders, government agency staff, and community groups.
• Develop campaign strategies and take the lead on related coalition-building under the directive of the Executive Director.
• Develop/maintain expertise in labor issues and other policy issues affecting job quality for Latino working families.
• Attend hearings and briefings related to legislative priorities and represent LCLAA at conferences, meetings and other related events.
• Participate in labor and Latino coalition meetings to stay abreast of policy and advocacy issues and assist the Executive Director in preparing for such meetings.
• Serve as the media contact for the Executive Director.
• Work with the Executive Director on meetings with government agencies, elected officials, and community organizations to address policy concerns.
• Coordinate the development and maintenance of website and social media platforms.
• Admin duties as needed.

• Bachelor’s degree, with background in communications and/or public policy & labor unions, is preferred.

• Minimum 3 years of work experience preferably with a Latino organization, labor union or electoral campaign.
• Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of issues faced by the Latino community & labor union members.
• Strong writing skills – particularly an ability to write press statements and opinion pieces on a variety of policy issues within a limited timeframe.
• Ability to work with diverse audiences, including labor union leadership, elected officials, community organizations, and advocates.
• Background in media/communications highly desired.
• Must be highly organized, willing to undertake administrative activities, and be able to manage implementation of multiple projects at once.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and successfully complete projects.

To Apply
Position is open immediately; applications accepted until filled. Send cover letter, resume, writing sample (op-ed or press release preferred), and three professional references to
You must have all materials requested above in your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
LCLAA is an equal opportunity employer