Friday, July 8, 2016

Jobs & Internships Are Available; Snag One of Them

Hello Friday! These first eight listings are all fully available, direct-to-us finds.

Our friends at the Washington Post have just shared this very fresh Publicist opportunity where you’ll have the opportunity to promote & book their journalists in other media outlets – minimum 2 years of related experience desired, ideally in a news organization.

The National Multifamily Housing Council seeks Communications Director, Policy & Advocacy to serve as lead writer for the Council’s advocacy-related communications & direct advocacy-related media relations – extensive writing and editing experience in a variety of formats is required; familiarity with housing, finance or tax policy preferred.

The Institute for the Study of War has just shared multiple Intern posts that include research-related opportunities focused on current conflict zones, as well as Press, Media & Government Relations Intern and Fundraising & Development Intern listings – Turkish Linguist Intern also sought – full time candidates preferred; part-time possible.

The U.S. Institute of Peace is actively searching for Social Media/Digital Media Research Assistant – must be current (meaning: enrolled this Fall) local student – 20 hrs/wk – $10-$14/hour – one-year term, starting in late August – see also main career page.

The Economic Innovation Group tells us these full-time Fall 2016 opportunities are all still available:
The issue at hand for Issue One is the outsize influence of money in U.S. elections & policy making and how to reduce it; your place in this effort could be as Writer/Policy Analyst, if you have the strong writing/editing skills and superior research & analytic skills they require.

Trade Center Management Associates, the building management & hospitality provider at the Reagan Building/International Trade Center, is looking for a Graphic Designer with 3-5 years’ design experience & expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications – $40k-$45k

M+R Strategic Services has passed along this Account Coordinator post – you should have at least 6 months of communications/media relations experience (yes, intern time counts) & be able to put together press releases/advisories, media lists & the like.

American University
British Embassy
Heritage Foundation
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
National Building MuseumInterns – apply by Aug. 14

The Advancement Project seeks a Program Associate to support its civil rights litigation and advocacy work; described as entry-level

Pew Charitable Trusts
The National Communication Association, a group advancing the scholarly discipline of Communication in all forms, modes & media for 102 years, would have you heed the words of Isocrates: Because there has been implanted in us the power to persuade each other and to make clear to each other whatever we desire, not only have we escaped the life of wild beasts, but we have come together and founded cities and made laws and invented arts; and, generally speaking, there is no institution devised by man which the power of speech has not helped us to establish – as you consider taking the helm as Executive Director – search managed by the bright folks at Isaacson, Miller

Various journalist, production & support posts available with the Middle East Broadcasting Networks in Springfield, Va. and abroad – more info here and here.

Food & Drug AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $77k-$119k – apply by July 13

Dept. of Agriculture/Economic Research ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $77k-$100k – apply by July 15

Corporation for National & Community ServiceProgram Assistant supporting the Social Innovation Fund – apply by July 20

… and, finally: multiple game-day, marketing & support opportunities are available with Monumental Sports & Entertainment, as well as these Capitals-specific posts (note: their pages loading slowly for us today)
…and finally, part 2: the Nature Conservancy is ready to install you in Nassau as their Bahamas Policy Advisor (scroll to find, or use other options & job # 44154), and we’re ready to take advantage of your couch or guest bedroom hospitality sometime this winter – apply by July 16

It's been a miserable, violent week from Dhaka, Istanbul & Baghdad to Baton Rouge, St. Paul & Dallas; your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes the weekend somehow finds the world a safer place for everyone.

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