Thursday, April 27, 2017

And We're Back

We'll start with a bunch of direct-to-us submissions (1-15) that have piled up in the in-box in the last few days, and then go to usual sources & other listings we've unearthed via search.  Enjoy.

1) We’ll start by letting you know that the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute has reached across the Atlantic to in their search for a Communicator in Chief, preferably someone entrepreneurial, obsessed with detail, and passionate about global issues – they also note that their working language is English but some level of German would be useful for the job – apply by May 8.

2) Banner Public AffairsJunior- to Mid-level PR Counselor, Technology (scroll to find)

3) Jews United for Justice Communications Associate – $38k-$43k

4-5) kglobal
6) National Academies of Science, Engineering & MedicineMedia Relations Assistant

7-12) We’ve previously referenced some of these opportunities with the National Association of State & Territorial AIDS Directors, but we’re told that all are currently available:
13) National Council on Education & the EconomyPolicy & Communications Associate (scroll to find)

14) NCNW Director of Communications

15) Perkins CoieNon-Federal Compliance Manager – JD preferred

16) Alliance to Save Energy Communications & Events Intern – $11/hr

17) American Constitution SocietyAssistant Director of Communications

18) American Federation of Government Employees Director, Communications Dept. (pdf)

19) Architect of the Capitol Communications Specialist – $94k-$126k – apply by May 12

20-24) Brookings Institution
25-32) Capitol Hill
  • Southern RepublicanPress Secretary
  • Energy & Commerce Committee/Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, Democratic Staff Staff Member – JD preferred
  • Homeland Security Committee, Republican Staff Clerk
  • Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, Democrat StaffIntern
  • Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) – Intern
  • Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) – Intern
  • Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia & the PacificIntern – apply by May 1
  • Democratic MoCIntern
33) Church World ServiceCommunications Consultant – part-time; May-Aug. term – $2k/mo.

34) Environics CommunicationsCommunications Intern

35) Federal Emergency Management AgencyCongressional Liaison Specialist – $75-$98k – Atlanta, GA – apply by May 1

36-38) Georgetown University
39) Growth EnergyManager of Communications

40) Institute for Humane StudiesDirector of Foundation Relations – search managed by Talent Market

41) National Review InstituteExternal Affairs Director – search managed by Talent Market

42-45) Nature Conservancy
46) Qorvis/MSL Group Vice President, Media Relations

47-48) World Resources Institute


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GOPAC - Digital Media Coordinator

GOPAC is the leading Republican organization dedicated to educating, electing and advancing the next generation of Republican leaders. Founded in 1978 by Delaware Governor Pete du Pont, GOPAC grew within its first decade to be one of the nation’s largest and most influential partisan political action committees. Today, under the leadership of David Avella, GOPAC continues to be a force in American politics as it ensures a healthy roster of prepared and tested state leaders are ready to lead in their legislatures and/or run for higher office. Further information can be found at

Position Scope and Responsibilities:

The Digital Media Coordinator – a new position - under the direction of the Executive Director, is responsible for the overall development, maintenance and strategy behind GOPAC’s use of digital technology to enhance our reputation as a leading republican organization. He/she will be an expert at using digital content and platforms to communicate complex ideas to audiences across the country. The Digital Media Coordinator will provide support for web design and microsite development, social media/interactive strategy and tracking, multimedia development and deployment, search engine optimization, email and viral marketing, and analytics reporting for the organization. This position will require collaboration between all departments and vendors. This includes providing guidance and support to staff creating messaging and digital content. Specific duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Work with organization’s leadership to define scope and recommend strategies for all major digital projects, and manage budgets for all aspects of those projects.
• Work as part of the organization’s communication team to enhance online content.
• Work closely with staff from all departments to develop and execute web, email, interactive media, and social media campaigns and strategies that support communication goals.
• Create and maintain content strategy vision to a full range of content types, from HTML/web content, multimedia content and social content.
• Lead both internal staff and external consultants in the implementation of creative strategies and executions.
• Constantly monitor, identify, and implement new technologies to enhance the organizations digital presence.

Required Skills & Experiences:

• Must have experience working with social and digital media platforms
• Experience managing social media campaigns and advising on emerging trends in video, mobile, and content marketing
• Experience applying and using web analytics and online surveys to guide strategy and improve digital performance by focusing resources on growth opportunities
• Experience administering web content management systems
• Experience with HTML, CSS, Drupal and graphic design tools, such as Adobe Creative software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Professional, etc.)
• Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to take initiative, work independently, and work as a member of a team.
• Capacity to understand complex and unfamiliar subjects.
• Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
• Knowledge of word processing, and spreadsheet programs and general familiarity with database programs.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Recognized credentials or achievements from professional political operations /organizations preferred.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. GOPAC benefits package applicable.

To apply, please send your resume, writing samples and salary requirements to Jessica Curtis at No phone calls please.