Sunday, August 14, 2016

Encore Presentation

Here's your Sunday set of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American Association for the Study of Liver DiseasesDevelopment CoordinatorAug. 15

DC Office of Disability Rights Public Affairs Specialist – $68k-$87k – Aug. 15

FEMAPublic Affairs Specialist – $64k-$84k – Aug. 15; subject to early closure day 200th application received

League of Conservation Voters
Safe Shores/DC Children’s Advocacy Center Manager, Foundation & Corporate Relations (pdf) – $55k-$60k – Aug. 15

George Washington University
DC Dept. of HealthDirector of Communications – $107k-$150k – Aug. 16 (first review of applications)

Postpartum Support InternationalSocial Media/Digital Media Specialist – part-time – $17-$20/hr – location flexible – Aug. 16

Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkDigital Marketing ManagerAug. 16 

George Mason University
British EmbassyPolitics & Communications Officer – $52k – Boston, MA – Aug. 17

Treasury Dept./Office of Financial ResearchLegislative Analyst – $143k-$253k – Aug. 17

United WayManager, Foundation FundraisingAug. 18

Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationManager, Special Projects (scroll to find) – Aug. 19

Government Accountability ProjectCommunications Associate (pdf) – Aug. 19

Open Society Foundations Communications Assistant – New York – Aug. 19

University of Maryland
Major Gift Officer, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences – $75k-$95k – Aug. 19

Nature Conservancy
Smithsonian InstitutionAssociate Gift Registrar (scroll to find) – Aug. 21


Gordon said...

Jhpiego/USAID - MCSP Knowledge Management (KM) Internship

The Maternal and Child Survival Program is a global, USAID Cooperative Agreement to introduce and support high-impact health interventions with a focus on 24 high-priority countries with the ultimate goal of ending preventable maternal and child deaths (EPMCD) within a generation. The Program is focused on ensuring that all women, newborns and children most in need have equitable access to quality health care services to save lives. The Maternal and Child Survival Program supports programming in maternal, newborn, and child health; immunization; family planning and reproductive health; nutrition; health systems strengthening; water, sanitation, and hygiene; malaria; prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV; and pediatric HIV care and treatment.

The KM Intern will assist the MCSP KM Team in executing KM plans and strategies. These include supporting activities intended to facilitate sharing on major global health issues across MCSP’s global staff and supporting management and training on the Program’s internal knowledge resources website.

This internship is unpaid and open to current students only.


• Support the KM team in launching project-wide knowledge sharing initiatives

• Support the KM team in managing and providing training on the program’s internal website, including:
-- Provide quality control support to ensure that all pages meet site standards
-- Support to technical, cross-cutting, and country teams across the project in developing on finalizing their pages
-- Develop and update shared content
-- Create a written training guide
-- Develop and update additional training materials
-- Create site guidance and standard operating procedures

• Support the learning team in executing the program’s key learning plans

Required qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to plan and execute successful events and manage projects

• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

• Previous knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint or ability to learn new software quickly

• Strong written oral and presentation skills

• Familiarity with and/or interest in international development

• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure, build consensus and work with diverse groups of people

• Preference will be given to students enrolled in program areas such as global/public health, international studies/development, communications, library sciences, information systems, or other applicable programs

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Only applications sent to the e-mail address provided will be reviewed.

DC Public Charter School Board said...

Communications Senior Specialist

Start Date: ASAP
Department: Communications
Location: Washington, DC

Our goal is to ensure that students and families in Washington, DC have access to quality public charter school education. DC PCSB does this by setting tough academic standards, using a comprehensive charter application review process and effective oversight, providing meaningful support and actively involving parents, school leaders, the community and policy makers. DC PCSB provides oversight for 62 nonprofits operating 114 public charter schools educating more than 39,000 students living in every ward of Washington, DC. Learn more at

The DCPCSB Communications Department is a fast-paced, dynamic team. The Communications Senior Specialist will lead and contribute to various campaigns and projects that promote DC PCSB’s work and the impact of public charter schools to local and national audiences. The ideal candidate will be passionate about education reform, an ambitious self-starter, use social media to drive traffic to DC PCSB at The Communications Senior Specialist reports to the Director of Communications.

Responsibilities of the Communications Senior Specialist include but are not limited to:

• Lead proactive, innovative and measurable digital communications strategies that promote DC PCSB’s work and the DC public charter school movement to key stakeholders (e.g. school districts, media).
• Develop promotional materials such as visual presentations, brochure, reports, etc.
• Write, edit, and fact-check presentations, press releases, speeches, briefing memos, fact sheets, and other materials.
• Track and report on key metrics across social channels and use findings to maximize growth opportunities.
• Build relationships with public charter schools and other education non-profits, that drive coordinating coverage of school events for various outlets.
• Manage all internet-based, social media and multimedia communications by generating daily content for channels such Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts.
• Manage website content.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Strong candidates will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:
• Strong writing skills, including experience writing communications documents such as press releases, newsletters and talking points.
• Experience planning communications campaigns and projects with measurable impact.
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, fluid environment; able to adapt to last minute assignments.
• 5-7 years of relevant communications experience
• Self-starter with excellent follow through and high level of attention to detail.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications.
• Familiarity with social media platforms and other digital tools
• Ability to build strong relationships and work with individuals externally and at all levels of the organization; Strong ability to synthesize feedback from multiple parties.
• Clear understanding and commitment to DC PCSB’s mission and vision.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Fluent foreign language speaker is a plus but not required.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Submit your cover letter, resume and no more than 2 writing samples (e.g. press release, newsletter, fact sheets, and briefing memos) in one document (no multiple attachments) to: Please include "Communications Senior Specialist" in the subject line. If applicable, please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume or cover letter.

All applications or inquiries about the position should be directed to No third-party or telephone inquiries please.
The DC Public Charter School Board is an equal opportunity employer.