Monday, July 11, 2016

How's Your Surge Going?

Tuesday a.m. update – no new post today; see you again on Wednesday.

We get the feeling this week's surge/shutdown between Pentagon City and Reagan/National will be a particularly disruptive episode.  Good luck, and don't be shocked if we skip a beat or two this week.

And, forget-thee-not this good-sized set of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Women’s Refugee CommissionDirector of External Communications – at least 8-12 years of related experience required, including time in leadership role

The American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery is actively seeking candidates for this Senior Manager, Media & Public Relations post – working knowledge of healthcare industry/health policy issues desired.

The Curley Company is looking for an Account Associate with 1-3 years related experience that includes media relations work; agency background & social media skills preferred.

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, an education reform think-tank, has just shared this full-time Fall 2016 Communications Intern opportunity – communications or related educational background, interest in education policy and familiarity w/ social media and Adobe Creative applications are plusses – $12/hr

GallupMedia Relations Manager – 4+ years of experience in PR, communications or media is required; agency, in-house media relations or education media relations background  preferred

Forget thanking the Academy – thank us for bringing you this Deputy Director, Corporate Communications (scroll to find) post with the Motion Picture Academy of America.

Center for American Progress
U.S.-China Economic & Security Review CommissionCongressional Liaison & Communications Coordinator – $58k-$95k – apply by July 29

The U.S-China Business Council seeks their guy or gal in Shanghai as Manager, Government Affairs & Business Advisory Services; native-level Chinese language skills required – apply by July 22

Fairfax CountyLegislative Associate/Analyst – $56k-$75k – at least two years of relevant experience required – apply by July 15

So Others Might EatMarketing & Communications Manager – 3 + years’ experience in marketing, PR and/or fundraising required; digital media & event planning skills preferred – apply by July 22

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, the folks who keep the former estate of beloved President #1 open & available to all, seek Communications Coordinator (scroll to find) with strong communications & project management skills; videography chops a plus – frankly, the part-time Greenhouse Assistant post also noted there sounds great to us, as well.

BP (search using keyword public affairs)
Opportunities with the Columbia Association, a nonprofit service corp. behind work, play & life in Columbia, MD, include Junior Graphic Designer and Production Coordinator roles – apply by July 13 for both.

Beaconfire RedEngine seeks Digital Marketing Copywriter(s) on contract basis to develop, edit and refine campaign messaging on behalf of their progressive nonprofit clientele

Americans for the Arts seeks Marketing Manager to be tasked with raising awareness, participation & sponsorship related to organization events – at least 5 years relevant experience desired.

Lung Cancer AllianceEvents & Volunteers Coordinator (pdf) – familiarity with donor/fundraising management software, social media applications & content management systems desired.

Society for Women’s Health ResearchIntern opportunities noted; time-frames not specified

George Washington University
American Sportfishing AssociationDigital Content Manager – 3+ years related experience required; interest a fishing a strong plus – you can find email contact info here, if you don’t want to use application resource in link – apply by Aug. 2

… and, finally: PSSI Stadium LLC, operator of usually black-and-gold-filled Heinz Field & related properties, seeks Corporate Communications Manager – Pittsburgh, PA

1 comment:

Gordon said...

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