Monday, January 23, 2017

DCPA+CJ: Catch the Fever!

Actually, we hope you don't catch the fever that's currently derailing us.  In that light, we'll be skipping Tuesday & look forward to seeing you again Wednesday.  And don't forget Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

George Washington UniversityAssociate of Marketing & Communications supporting the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership – seeking candidates with a strong background in marketing & communications as well as proven ability to drive successful online campaigns & in-person events to reach target audiences.

Education Week is in search mode for a creative and enterprising Editorial Lead (scroll to find) to guide its Teacher online vertical and to direct coverage of the teaching profession across all its digital and print platforms – demonstrated experience with a range of digital storytelling & tools, and strong engagement with digital trends are musts.

The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting seeks Assistant Director, Legislative Affairs with 5-7 years of experience in federal legislative affairs, preferably in the areas of tax, retirement, financial services, and/or broad-based economic policy issues – JD or other grad degree preferred.

Dumbarton Oaks, the Georgetown-based research institute of Harvard University specializing in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies, seeks Communications Manager to handle duties that include planning & implementing social media & communications strategy and leading an institutional rebranding campaign to update and streamline print & digital outlets.

In late October, we referenced this Press Representative for Contemporary Culture post with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and now we see it freshly noted on PRSA’s fine career center… so get to it & help fill this neat opportunity, OK?

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Dept. of Veterans Affairs/National Cemetery AdministrationExecutive Director, Public Engagement – $124k-$187k – apply by Jan. 31

Prince George’s Community CollegeAssistant Director, Public Relations – $69k-$76k – seeking candidates with experience writing press releases & web news content and a successful record of pitching news & coordinating national and local media coverage.

Fresh opportunities with Booz Allen Hamilton since our early-January check-in:
Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for EducationCommunications Specialist – 4+ years of related experience desired.

Washington Regional Transplant CommunityManager, Media Relations & Communications – 5+ years’  experience in media relations, communications, community health and public education or PR required – see also main career page.

Virginia Beach Convention & Visitor Bureau – can also search here, under officials & administrators category
World BankCommunications Advisor – focus on CEO communications including speechwriting – apply by Jan. 31

The American Diabetes Association seeks a Managing Director, Corporate Alliances/Healthcare to define the organization's corporate development strategy & identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement to increase revenue including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, social enterprises & sponsorships.

National Conference of State Legislatures – Denver, CO
The Seafood Nutrition Partnership is casting their nets to bring aboard a Communications Manager with 3-5 years of relevant experience, exceptional writing skills, and facility with social median & content management systems.

A mystery DC-based crisis management & public affairs firm seeks Communications Professional – deemed entry-level, but some experience in public affairs, government relations or trade association work would be ideal, as well as graphics/InDesign skills.

World Resources Institute
RaytheonDirector of International Communications – 10+ years of communications experience & exemplary writing skills required; defense industry background a plus


King James said...

Thank you for this!!!!

Gordon said...

National Home Infusion Association - Marketing Communications Manager

Salary: $70,000 range
Headquarters: Alexandria, VA

NHIA is looking for a dynamic, self-directed Marketing Communications Manager to promote national trade association that represents companies that provide infusion and specialty pharmacy products and services to home-based patients. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience with excellent writing skills that can be used across print, electronic and digital media and thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Marketing Communications Manager will plan, develop, and execute strategic communications activities to promote association and its products, programs, and services to members and external stakeholders through print, electronic, and digital media. Responsibilities include:

• Write copy for e-blasts, social media, web, conference materials, blogs, news releases, speeches, talking points, and association magazine articles in support of association’s communication strategies.
• Promote association’s annual conference by developing a marketing plan to grow conference attendance; producing print, electronic, and digital promotional materials including a preliminary program, onsite program, e-blasts, internal and external advertisements; and managing an external telemarketer to promote conference attendance.
• Develop, execute, and assess innovative, results-oriented digital marketing strategy, particularly to expand the association’s digital footprint on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This includes managing day to day social media posts, maintaining a social media calendar, and reporting on performance.
• Manage and coordinate the promotion and production of the association’s webinar series and explore opportunities to partner with like-minded groups to generate revenue.
• Develop and post web content as part of an integrated communications strategy.
• Support press and media relations activities through the development of news releases, letters to the editor, op-eds, talking points, and other materials.


• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or related field and 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in healthcare.
• Exceptional writing and proofreading skills with impeccable attention to details is a MUST. This includes a demonstrated ability to write creative copy for promotional ads, magazine articles, blogs, social media content, speeches, and other materials that engage, educate, and motivate targeted audiences across all channels.
• Demonstrated success in implementing highly creative digital strategy and social media campaigns that elevate awareness of organization and engage, inform, inspire and motivate.
• Superior project management skills with the ability to deliver results on time and quality.
• Knowledge of principles and practices of effective website design with hands-on experience and proficiency using latest content management systems to edit or publish web content.
• Strong work ethic. Willing to put in the hours necessary to accomplish tasks and meet all deadlines.

About NHIA

NHIA is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits, a collaborative work environment, and a path for advancement. The Association is a $4 million organization with a staff of 15. NHIA is located within one-block walking distance of the Alexandria King Street Metro in the west end of Old Town Alexandria.

For confidential consideration, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: (include "Marketing Communications Manager" in the subject line).

Gordon said...

Squared Communications - Public Relations Intern

Squared Communications, a boutique public relations firm based in Washington, D.C., is looking for a self-motivated intern interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. Ideally, this candidate would start in February and the position is full time. It's essential that the candidate have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.

The primary goal of the internship is for the individual to assist with specific projects and gain experience with public relations writing and day-to-day activities, media relations, and client management.

Responsibilities include:

• Monitor all forms of media for daily news clippings
• Draft press releases, blog post, pitches and other materials as necessary
• General and client-related research
• Draft social media posts for various clients
• Assist with developing and implementing social media campaigns
• Greet guests and clients
• Attend internal team meetings
• Media list development
• Communications with the media


• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Must be very organized, able to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong work ethic
• Bachelor degree

Compensation - $11/hr

Majors - Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism

To apply please send resume and cover letter to