Monday, February 13, 2017

Big Monday

Welcome to your job-seek week; we've got a pretty good-sized Monday set to get you off to a good start.  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Our friends at the U.S. Travel Association seek a Coordinator (scroll to find) supporting Project: Time Off with 1-2 years’ experience in communications, strong skills in project management/organization, writing & proofreading, as well as familiarity with social media & digital communications.

The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting seeks Advocacy Manager, Federal Advocacy Services (scroll to find) with 4-6 years of experience in advocacy, communications, political campaigns, or grassroots organizing; Capitol Hill, campaign, or political consulting experience preferred.

Service Year Alliance is actively recruiting for (scroll to find):
Waxman Strategies is actively seeking a Senior Account Exec to join their technology practice – 5-7 years of agency or in-house experience in strategic communications & media relations in the tech space desired.

Per a comments field tip, we pass along these opportunities with First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families the priority in federal policy and budget decisions:
Georgetown University has just passed along this Senior Video Producer opportunity – successful candidate will serve as opportunity producer, director, writer, camera operator and editor while creating, researching, developing and executing video projects for the GU Law Center.

The Community Purchasing Alliance, a social-purpose cooperative looking to provide near-term benefits to members while also building vehicle for social change, is in search mode for a Regional Director – ideal candidate will have a proven business development/sales background & understanding of business operations, facilities, property management or related field – apply by Feb. 18

Society for Women’s Health Research (scroll to find)
UN Women Head of DC Liaison Office – 7+years of experience in developing & directing advocacy & outreach required; extensive background in women’s empowerment & gender equality preferred – see also main career page – apply today, Feb. 13

National Governors AssociationLegislative Coordinator, Economic Development & Commerce – experience working in a fast-paced, high-profile government relations office & working knowledge of the legislative process desired.

Founded in Brazil in 1997, Promundo works internationally & in the US to engage men and boys in advancing gender equality & preventing violence – Vice President for Advocacy & Communications – $115k-$130k – apply by Feb. 27

Institute for War & Peace ReportingProgram Assistant (scroll to find) – proficiency in Farsi desired – apply by Feb. 27 

Center for International Private EnterpriseStaff Writer & Editorial Content Specialist – minimum 5 years’ professional experience developing high-quality & timely written content required; background in journalism, Capitol Hill press office, or speech writing preferred.

College Board Special Assistant to the Chief, Global Policy & External Relations – demonstrated admin competence at the executive level & problem solving ability desired.

Advancement Project
General ElectricSocial Media Platforms Specialist – minimum 3 years of experience in communications & social media required.

Association for Women’s Rights in DevelopmentExecutive Assistant – parental leave fill opportunity; June 2017-Feb. 2018 – Spanish or French language skills a plus – apply by Mar. 6

Innovations for Policy ActionResearch Associate, U.S. Finance Initiative – academic background in economics, political science, or related field desired – experience with Stata (preferred) or other statistical software is required

George Washington University
ANSER seeks International Communication/Media Specialist who is familiar with international communication/technology, open data, media policy & USAID development policies – we’re confident that Skyline HQ noted refers to this Falls Church location

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, best known as the nonprofit that owns and operates Monticello, seeks Digital Service Coordinator (scroll to find) for design, desktop publishing & digital imaging work; proven experience with Adobe Creative Suite is essential – Summer 2017 Internships also available; apply by Feb. 17 as noted on application form – Charlottesville, Va.

Case FoundationInteractive Strategies Intern – facility in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, layout design, typography, color theory, UX/design & wire framing desired.

National Public RadioDigital Editor, International News – seeking candidates with 8+ years of journalism experience, including international news reporting and/or editing.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Rails to Trails ConservancyOutreach Coordinator – 30 hr/wk post building and managing a broad-based coalition made up of grass roots advocates, citizens, and policy makers supporting the Baltimore Greenway Trails Network

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children seeks Outreach Manager to develop relationships with state, regional and national organizations and agencies representing educators, families, clergy, communities, and law enforcement.

Northrop Grumman has a spot reserved for an Integrated Communicator in sunny San Diego, CA with 6+years’ experience in public relations, marketing, advertising or communications & strong writing/editing chops; military, defense, aerospace or technology company background preferred.


Blakey & Agnew said...

Blakey & Angew is hiring!

Account Coordinator

A small, fast-paced DC public affairs and communications consulting firm seeks an Account Coordinator to support our Account Management team. This firm’s client base is centered on policy and subject matter involving transportation. The position has a wide-ranging number of responsibilities that include administrative work, research, media relations and meeting planning. Responsibilities will include day-to-day account support as well as general office administrative duties, such as:

 Monitoring regulatory and legislative issues.
 Preparing communications materials such as letters, fact sheets, press releases, announcements, etc.
 Taking detailed notes and turning them into organized meeting summaries and reports to be distributed to clients and other audiences.
 Tracking media coverage and maintaining coverage databases.
 Updating media and contact databases.
 Creating social media content.
 Coordinating account-billing activities to ensure invoices are processed and submitted promptly.
 Managing office resources, staff schedules, computer and phone system, and other daily office tasks.
 Fielding all incoming calls and directing them to appropriate staff.
 Efficiently responding to staff, client, media and vendor needs/requests.
 Organizing conferences, meetings and receptions that require rate negotiation skills, organizational skills, and event management skills.

This is a position for people eager to grow; hard work is rewarded with increasing responsibility. Because the firm is small, junior level staff are able to contribute a great deal if they show initiative and eagerness to learn. Self-starters with exceptional writing skills and attention to detail will excel in this position.

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Political Science or a related field. Strong time management, research, writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential. Candidates must be detail-oriented and able to prioritize and multi-task in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Requires excellent computer skills, knowledge of standard office software applications and digital media proficiency – basic understanding of computer systems a plus.

The salary for this position is in the mid $30,000 range per year, commensurate with qualifications. To be considered for the position, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Katie Cross via email at Please, no phone calls.

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