Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday is a Little Cheerier than Usual for Reasons You Probably Expect

It's Monday, and we're cheered by wild wins and soaked locker room celebrations.  And, even if your team(s) didn't come through this weekend, perhaps there's a winner for you in today's good-sized set or previously noted opportunities closing this week.

National Association of Chain Drug StoresVice President, Federal Government Affairs (scroll to find) – 10+ years legislative/regulatory work experience required; preferably in health care with proven record of legislative accomplishments. 

Research!America, a non-profit working to make research to improve health a higher national priority, is seeking a Director of Policy and Advocacy with 5+ years’ congressional, government relations, or advocacy experience, as well as knowledge of the appropriations process – apply by Sept. 30 

Freedman Consulting is actively seeking candidates for these posts (scroll to find):
Save the ChildrenState Director, Mobilization – seeking candidates with at least 7-10 years of experience in developing and executing national or state grassroots political advocacy campaigns

We’re always cheered to check in with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, our favorite company that shares the a name with a bad-ass looking video game character as well as a Romanian Goth/Dark Metal band – they’re looking to bring on a proven writer and story teller with at least three years’ experience in marketing communications or journalism for this Marketing Communications Writer post.

New at Howard University since our late-August check-in:
Save the ChildrenState Director, Mobilization – seeking candidates with at least 7-10 years of experience in developing and executing national or state grassroots political advocacy campaigns

We wish we had come across these last-day-of-August vintage (plus one from 9/4) opportunities with plus-sized engineering & construction group Louis Berger & Associates a little earlier for you:
National Association of RealtorsProject Management Specialist, Community & Political Affairs – seeking CVs that show experience in project management/planning and proven ability to develop project plan from concept to completion.
ICF International
Mystery employerEmail Marketing Specialist – at least two years of experience with email marketing required – search managed by the Creative Group
Union of Concerned Scientists
National Lutheran Communities & ServicesCommunications Assistant (scroll to find or search keyword communications – 3-5 years’ related experience in marketing, public relations, communications or a service-related field desired
George Washington University
Catholic Legal Immigration NetworkAdvocacy Director – 7+ years of immigration law practice and/or policy experience desired

Discovery Communications seeks Senior Writer/Producer to handle marketing for Destination America and American Heroes Channel with at least four years’ experience writing and producing promotion & marketing projects for broadcast or cable television.

TVOne – focus on factual entertainment, unscripted & reality series, and news specials programming
World Resources InstituteCommunications Coordinator – min. of 1-2 years of experience in communications required.

Curesearch for Children’s Cancer
Foundation for the National ArchivesResearch & Campaign Associate – 1-2 year of experience in fundraising research or related research work background required

IQ Solutions (scroll to find)
Altria Group Manager, Communications – 7+ years of communications experience required, agency experience a plus – Richmond, Va.

United Nations Foundation
Atlantic CouncilExecutive Assistant to the President & CEO (scroll to find) – more than 3 years of relevant office work experience desired

… and finally: Is it your life’s ambition to put your distinctive visual imprint on adult kickball & dodgeball team jerseys?  We’re not judging; we’re just presenting you with this Graphic Designer opportunity with United Social Sports.

1 comment:

NALC said...

Legislative & Political Assistant
Department of Government Affairs

Washington, DC

The National Association of Letter Carriers, an AFL-CIO affiliated union, representing over 290,000 active and retired letter carriers is seeking an assistant in its Department of Legislative and Political Affairs in Washington, DC.

The ideal candidate should be a politically savvy team-player and self-starter with excellent organizational, problem-solving and time-management skills. In addition, the candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment.

The position is based in Washington, D.C and will provide support to the Department leads on the legislative and political front including: researching and tracking federal races, organizing candidate interviews, providing assistance on political action committee requests and FEC reporting, generating and providing various reports on legislative and political activities to department leads and union officers, communicating with union members, providing regular support on field based activities, assisting with preparation of materials for use in the field, organizing department trainings, events, briefings and other duties as assigned.

A bachelor’s degree in political science along with one to three years of experience working federal campaigns, fundraising and/or Capitol Hill is preferred. Experience with Cision (formerly VOCUS) to track and monitor grassroots activity and political disbursements is preferred. Excellent computer, database and presentation skills desired. The union offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and three-to-five professional references to:

Department of Government Affairs
National Association of Letter Carriers
100 Indiana Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2144

For more information, please contact

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