Sunday, August 21, 2016

These Again

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

British Embassy Admin Assistant supporting the Marshall Scholarship program – temporary, late-Sept. to late-Nov. – $19/hr – Boston, MA – Aug. 22

Postpartum Support International
Social Media/Digital Media Specialist – part-time – $17-$20/hr – location flexible – Aug. 22

Smithsonian InstitutionNew Media Specialist for the Museum of Natural History – $52k-$68k – Aug. 22

Nature Conservancy
George Mason University
Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – Aug. 24

Health Resources and Services AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $77k-$119k – Aug. 24

Inter-American Development BankSenior Communications Associate, Digital Media MarketingAug. 25

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $92k-$141k – Aug. 25 

Catholic UniversityAssociate Director, CUA Fund (pdf) – Aug. 26

Chesapeake Bay FoundationMaryland Outreach & Advocacy Manager (scroll to find) – Annapolis, MD – Aug. 26

Credit Abuse Resistance Education
Development & Communications Program CoordinatorAug. 26

International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – fluency in Mandarin required – Aug. 26

James Madison University Communications & Marketing Coordinator (search administrative & professional faculty positions; scroll to find) supporting the Shenandoah Valley Partnership – Harrisonburg, Va. – Aug. 26

Land Trust Alliance Vice President of DevelopmentAug. 26

Maryland National Capital Planning Commission
Chief Performance Officer  – $57k-$98k – Aug. 26

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Media Relations Program Manager – $105k-$153k – Aug. 26

Office of Justice ProgramsCongressional Affairs Specialist – $64k-$84k – Aug. 26

Open Society Foundations Senior Policy Advisor – Europe & Eurasia focus – Aug. 26

University of Maryland
Science Communications Coordinator supporting the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center – Annapolis, MD – Aug. 26

City of Richmond, Va.Public Information Manager – $59k-$98k – Aug. 28

United WayDirector of Public RelationsAug. 28


Gordon said...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Communications & Strategy Intern and Digital Content Intern

Sept. 9 to Dec. 16 term (some flexibility possible)

Applicants submit a resume and 1-2 page writing sample. More information about qualifications and responsibilities upon request.

Apply to Sarah Keller at by Sept. 2

Gordon said...

Live Wire Media Relations - Communications/Media Relations Intern

Live Wire Media Relations, a strategic public relations firm headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, seeks a public relations/media relations intern who is eager to demonstrate his/her skills and gain experience working in a professional PR firm.

This position will entail supporting senior level PR professionals with the fundamentals of public relations including the following:

· Provide administrative and organizational support
· Draft PR collateral materials, including press releases, pitch letters, fact sheets and backgrounders, etc.
· Create and maintain media lists and editorial calendars
· Conduct research and coordinating editorial opportunities
· Assemble and distribute press kits
· Pitch to the media to secure positive news coverage on behalf of agency’s clients
· Monitor news coverage and generate reporting documents in order to calculate ROI on behalf of clients

Job Qualifications

· College student majoring in public relations, communication, marketing or journalism
· Must be available to work at least 20 hours p/week
· Resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
· Good research ability and command of the internet
· Prior PR internship experience a plus
· Good PC skills

This is a great opportunity to understand what PR is all about. Candidates can elect to be given college credit for the internship.

Interns will receive a $100 monthly stipend to cover travel related costs (Metro, bus, car) to get to and from work on a daily basis. On the last day your internship, interns will be rewarded with a special day with Live Wire’s founder and president, Chryssa Zizos. This day will include shopping for a complementary business suit and formal lunch to kick-start your career. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter via email to Witney Thaxton, at, September 19.