Monday, February 27, 2017

Ready to Get Your Feet Wet?

Hello Monday!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

GoodWeave is working to end child labor in carpet weaving communities around the world; you could support that terrific mission as Director of Communications & Impact or perhaps by just checking out their list of approved retailers the next time you’re in the market for a hand-crafted rug – apply by Mar. 12

Hooray! Here’s the first DC-area Federal public affairs-oriented post we’ve seen since January’s hiring freeze action: Office of the Director National IntelligencePublic Affairs Officer – $112k-$161k – apply by Mar. 10

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, a group working to defend religious liberty for all & protect the separation of church and state, has just passed along this Communications Associate opportunity to us – duties include writing, website & social media work, photography, and design – Summer 2017 Intern (scroll to find) posts also noted; apply by Mar. 1 for those.

The Human Rights Campaign is looking for a Director of Communications with 10+ years of communications & media relations experience, as well as a strong commitment to LGBTQ equality – search managed by Grossman Heinz – apply by Mar. 10

UNITE HERE – fluency in Spanish a plus for both:
International Monetary FundSenior Communications Officer/Speechwriter – seeking candidates with a first-class track record as a speechwriter & understanding evolving political & economic developments as well as global economic & financial issues – apply by Feb. 28 (as noted here)

Pro Bono InstituteDirector of Communications – demonstrated commitment to social justice and access to justice issues is essential – apply by Mar. 20

21th Century Fox

Fast & accurate typing skills are among the requirements for this Broadcast Transcript Editor opportunity with National Capitol Contracting – see also main career page

Anne Lewis Strategies notes this Writer/Editor post along with numerous opportunities (scroll to find) in the social/digital & design/production space, and Interns, too.

Community of Hope
Kreeger MuseumDirector of Public Relations & Membership (pdf) – experience related to the DC arts/museum scene preferred
Sinclair Broadcasting – first 3 listings are Arlington-based opportunities with Circa
Fannie Mae Communications & Marketing Specialist – PR agency experience a plus

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Virginia TechMedia Relations Officer – Blacksburg, Va. – apply by Mar. 1

Opportunities with market research & consulting firm Penn Schoen Berland include DC-based  Market Research Analyst and Operations Junior Analyst posts– see also main career page

University of Maryland
Center on Budget and Policy PrioritiesSpecial Assistant – basic knowledge of federal policy & the federal legislative process required

… and finally: while a vast majority of the internships featured on DCPA+CJ here could be described as opportunities to metaphorically get your feet wet in a PR or public policy role, we’re happy to note this Water Resources Intern post with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments that may literally result in soaked shoes on occasion; experience with field surveying techniques & understanding of urban watershed hydrology desired.

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