Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Back to Work (and/or Finding Work)

OK, Summer's over, and with the cool crisp weather ahe... say what!?!  Keep cool, happy hunting, and don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development is in search mode for a Director of Advocacy with at least 5 years of relevant experience that demonstrate passion & expertise in social justice, advocacy, policy work & grassroots organizing – apply by Sept. 15

Our friends at Crosby~Volmer International Communications are actively looking for a digital/social savvy Account Supervisor with PR/communications experience as well as media relations expertise & established contacts – can send letter & resume directly to jointheteam@cvic.com

The American Society of Civil Engineers tells us that they have two folks on staff who have found their jobs via DCPA+CJ – perhaps you can make it three as Senior Manager, Infrastructure Initiatives – at least 5 years’ relevant experience desired; background in infrastructure policy issues a plus – Senate side, Capitol-proximate location

The Eastern Shore of Virginia GOP is looking for a Campaign Manager to help manage a candidate for an upcoming special election to the Virginia House of Delegates – strong organizational, get-out-the-vote and fundraising/budget skills required – perhaps this will help you figure out who’s involved

Progressive communications firm Feldman Strategies has a full-time Fellowship (pdf) opportunity running though Election Day 2016 available – 1-2 years of communications experience desired.

Kirtzman Strategies seeks an Account Manager to join their New York-based team – 4-6 years of experience in communications, media relations, journalism, or related field required; agency experience preferred

Per Friday’s comment field, we see that Democracy International has a part-time & paid Communications & Outreach Intern (pdf) opportunity available – strong research, writing & organizational skills required – facility with social media & database/CRM systems a plus – Bethesda location

Rescue Social Change Group
Eye Bank Association of AmericaCommunications Manager – 3-5 years of experience in communications, public relations, and/or marketing required, preferably in a nonprofit environment

Millennium Challenge Corporation Communications Specialist – $58k-$101k – apply by Sept. 9
New with the Aspen Institute since our early June check-in:
Newspaper Association of AmericaEditor, Media Trends & Insights – seeking candidates with 3+ years of experience working in marketing, communications or journalism on multiple platforms

Non-profit fundraising firm Russ Reid seeks Project Coordinator with 2-4 years of project management/traffic/production experience in print & digital environments

World Wildlife FundFreshwater Corporate Water Stewardship Communications Intern – available to students seeking academic credit only

New since our mid-August check-in with Fleishman-Hillard:
Opportunities at the Salvation Army’s National HQ, in the Northernmost reaches of Old Town Alexandria, include Assistant to the Editorial Director ($19-$21/hr) and Editorial Assistant to Document Management Clerk ($13-$14/hr)

U.S. Election Assistance CommissionDirector of Communications & Public Affairs – $108k-$141k – apply by Sept. 16 

Urban Institute
World BankSenior Communications Officer – seeking candidates with at least 13 years relevant work experience (8 w/ a grad degree) & knowledge of climate change related issues – apply by Sept. 22 

American Institutes for Research
… and finally: we hope the founder of the Tiger Woods Foundation get back on the course in 2017, including his Quicken Loans National tour stop in late June – here’s your chance to get on board as Tournament Marketing Intern, from Mar.-July next year.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Duke University - Program Specialist, Duke in DC

Occupational Summary

Duke in DC, Duke University’s administrative and outreach center in Washington, DC, seeks a program specialist to provide administrative support to the Associate Director of Government Relations, and perform duties of a complex nature in support of the daily operations and programs of the office. In addition, the program specialist will be the primary manager of information dissemination to Duke constituencies in Washington and Durham.

Internal audiences include University officers, deans, faculty, other administrators, students, and alumni. External audiences include elected and appointed federal officials, the media, and other policy professionals.

Work Performed

Government Relations
--Assist the Associate Director and Office of Government Relations staff in monitoring and analysis of current and prospective issues in federal relations, which affect Duke University.
--Assist the Associate Director in developing and maintaining relationships with media representatives based in Washington, Capitol Hill staff, think tanks, and others policy professionals.
--Support Government Relations staff with the identification, tracking, and analyses of federal policy issues that impact Duke.
--Provide logistical and staff support to faculty testifying on Capitol Hill or otherwise speaking publically in Washington, DC.

--Cover events, briefings, and other activities in Washington, including writing stories, taking photos and video, and reporting back to campus news offices.
--Work in close coordination with the Office of News and Communications to support university wide communications efforts relevant to Duke in DC’s mission.
--Write bi-weekly blog posts and two regular office e-newsletters.
--Manage social media presence for Duke in DC.
--Work in close coordination with the Office of News and Communications to support university wide communications efforts relevant to Duke in DC’s mission.

Campus Support
--Serve as on-the-ground staff-support for Duke University schools and departments planning meetings, classes, seminars, conferences, receptions, and other events taking place in Washington, DC.

--Work requires the ability to perform creative writing and related activities such as conducting interviews and research, and copy editing normally acquired through attainment of a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Public Policy, or a related discipline.
--Work requires 2-4 years of directly related writing experience.
--Work requires proficiency with website editing and database management.
--Work requires administrative and events experience necessary to oversee office functions related to office management, special events, communications, and budgetary/accounting activities.
--Strong research and writing skills
--Observant to public policy issues

To apply, submit your resume to jeff.harris@duke.edu and please visit our website at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/ and submit your cover letter and resume to requisition #401146307.