Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Under-the-Weather Report

Thursday update: still sick, hope to have a new set Friday.

We're not back to full strength yet, but we've got some fine direct-to-us submissions (everything prior to the Capitol Hill listings) that we needed to share with you.  

The National Home Infusion Association is in the market for a dynamic, self-directed Marketing Communications Manager (scroll to find) with 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in healthcare; exceptional writing & proofreading skills with impeccable attention to details a must – Metro -proximate Old Town Alexandria location.

Downtown DC-based communications cabal kglobal seeks an Account Supervisor with 6-8 years of relevant experience in public relations or related fields; strong project management, media relations & writing/editing skills also required. 

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association has a fresh Director, Communications & Media Relations opportunity suited for aspirants with 7-10 years of experience in communications & media relations; background in crisis management and healthcare communications/advocacy also desired.

The Urban Institute has just passed along this Email Outreach Manager post – 5+ years’ experience, ideally in digital communications or email marketing in a nonprofit or public policy setting required; proficiency with email marketing platforms & CRM systems, particularly Salesforce, is valued.

VOX Global reports they still have a spot on the roster for a Public Affairs Intern for the Spring 2017 (as in, right now) term – paid position – top notch research, analytical & communication skills required.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies is seeking a Communications & Social Media Intern to help develop & manage CSIS’s social media channels, along with admin & outreach work foe External Relations team – starting ASAP – apply by Jan 31.

Squared Communications seeks Public Relations Intern (scroll to find) with excellent communication skills, creative mindset, and attentiveness to details – $11/hr – February start date preferred for this full-time post.

Capitol Hill
  • Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) – Intern
  • Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) – Intern
  • Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) – Intern
  • NC DemocratIntern
American Society of Consultant PharmacistsDigital Media Coordinator – 2-4 years’ experience managing online content & using content management systems desired.

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
New since just last Thursday with the American Red Cross
WGL HoldingsCommunications Specialist (search keyword communications or use req ID 1084BR) – minimum of 3 years of experience in corporate communications & public or media relations required; background in utilities, safety, or consumer communications & publications preferred.

Reveille Group – see also main careers page
University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.


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Gordon said...

Economic Innovation Group - 2017 Economic Research and Policy Fellow

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is an ideas laboratory and advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative U.S. economy for the 21st century.


EIG is looking for a dynamic and motivated emerging leader in economic policy to serve as a Research and Policy Fellow. The Fellow will work with EIG’s Policy Team, consisting of the Senior Director for Policy and Strategy, the Manager for Research and Policy Development, and the Manager for Government Affairs to conceptualize and execute research projects and further develop the organization’s policy agenda. The Fellow will become deeply involved in all active research projects, have the opportunity to design and execute an independent research project for publication, and be closely involved in advancing a core piece of legislation in Congress around distressed communities.

Specific responsibilities may include the following:


--Process and analyze a wide variety of economic data related to EIG issue areas;
--Track the latest indicator releases from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and elsewhere;
--Review the latest scholarly articles related to EIG issue areas;
--Devise innovative data visualizations and other methods of presenting EIG content
--Draft blogs, op-eds, and report content.


--Assist in conducting spot research and drafting briefers for members of EIG’s Executive Team on key policy areas of focus, including economic and community development, entrepreneurship, innovation, and access to capital;
--Research and evaluate innovative and effective state-level policies in EIG’s core issue areas to highlight in blogs, op-eds, briefers, and reports;
--Serve as an internal resource for up-to-date information on relevant national and state-level policy developments;
--Work with Policy Team Managers to build a repository of relevant best practices from all layers of government as well as abroad;
--Work with Policy Team Managers to produce informational materials to advance EIG’s legislative priorities;
--Regularly attend and report back on relevant think tank events in DC.

Elements of the fellowship may be tailored to suit a particular candidate’s strengths, background, and interests.


--Master’s degree in relevant field (e.g. public policy, economics, development).
--Demonstrated interest in EIG’s core issue areas (economic and community development, entrepreneurship, innovation, and access to capital) either through past work, volunteer experience, or independent research projects.
--Demonstrated fluency in methods of qualitative analysis.
--Familiarity with basic quantitative methods of analysis, demonstrated by proficiency in higher-level Excel functions and at least one statistical analysis software program.
--Excellent oral and written communication skills.
--Familiarity with the policymaking process gained through, for example, prior work or internship experience on the Hill or in state or local government preferred but not required.
--Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment.
--Self-motivated, creative, organized, and deeply committed to personal and organizational excellence.


Current graduate students or recent graduates.


Applications are accepted and fellowships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Milica Cosic with the subject line “EIG Research and Policy Fellow.”

Milica Cosic
Manager for Operations and Administration
Economic Innovation Group

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Venn Strategies - Client Services Associate

Venn Strategies, a fast-paced, independent boutique lobbying firm, seeks entry-level client services associate to support legislative and public affairs practice focused on health and economic policy issues. Must have excellent organizational skills, communications skills (written and oral), be enthusiastic and hardworking, capable of multi-tasking, with strong computer and document production skills. The candidate will greet clients and staff, answer the main phone line, organize client events and meetings, help with administrative work and office operations, research and support staff as necessary. Send cover letter and resume to Please put "Client Services Associate" in the subject line.