Thursday, April 6, 2017

Golf, Work-in-Progress, Looks Like the LoC is Hiring, Some other Neat Jobs, Etc.

First, a bold Masters prediction: Sergio finally breaks through this year.  Also, we're a work-in-progress today; more to come.  Enjoy your rainy-around-here day.

1) BayerGovernment Relations Representative

2) BrazenCommunications Coordinator

3) Children’s Hospital AssociationSpecialist, Policy Analysis

4) Children’s Inn at NIHAssistant Director of Communications – see also main career page

5) DC Office on AgingCommunity Outreach Coordinator – $70k-$89k – apply by Apr. 15

6) FOX/National Geographic PartnersAdmin Assistant, Communications

7) Georgetown UniversityEvents & Communications Coordinator supporting the BMW Center for German & European Studies

8) Grossman-HeinzAssociate/Exec Assistant – $48k-$55k

9-16) Library of Congress
17) Mystery economic consulting firmSenior Media Relations Manager – Boston, MA – search managed by Chaloner

18-19) National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
20) Nature ConservancyDonor Communications Officer – apply by May 1

21) Novo NordiskSenior Associate, Public Policy

22) ServiceSourceDirector of Public Affairs & Strategic Communications

23-24) United Nations Foundation
25) U.S. ArmyCongressional Operations Analyst – $66k-$103k – 2 posts available – apply by Apr. 25

26) U.S. Association for the UN High Commissioner on RefugeesCommunications Coordinator (pdf)  – see also main career page  – apply by Apr. 15

27) World BankCommunications Advisor, Climate Change – apply by Apr. 17

28) Americans for ProsperityVirginia State Director – location unspecified

29) American Institute for ArchitectsDirector, Marketing Content

30-31) American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
32) Conservation InternationalCoordinator, Global Public Partnerships

33) Corporate Council on AfricaInterns

34) Destination DCInternational Media Relations Intern – apply by Apr. 28

35) National Apartment AssociationContent Writer/Editor – search managed by Staffing Advisors

36-37) American Bankers Association
38) Mystery downtown PR & public affairs firmPR Associate

39) Norfolk Southern Corp.Management Trainee, Government Relations

40) Third WayWriter

more to come OK, we're done –


Gordon said...

National Women’s Business Council - Summer Fellow

Summer 2017


The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a college/university undergraduate or graduate student to join the team for a summer fellowship with a ten week minimum term beginning late May, 2017 (flexible start date).

The NWBC was established via the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988, HR 5050. Throughout the years, the NWBC has brought together women business owners, policymakers, bankers, representatives of women’s business organizations, and other stakeholders to identify the unique challenges facing women business owners and to formulate potential solutions.

As the government’s only independent voice for women entrepreneurs, the NWBC’s mission is two-fold:

1. Support and conduct groundbreaking research that provides insight into women business enterprises from startup to success, and
2. Share the findings to ultimately incite constructive action and policies.

Check out NWBC’s FY2016 Annual Report here, and our ongoing research projects here.

Job description

This NWBC Summer Fellowship is unpaid and based in Washington, DC. A transit subsidy is provided. This is a full-time fellowship, with a minimum requirement of 35 hours per week. The position is open to students of all academic backgrounds. The program will also include leadership and professional development programming and mentorship opportunities.

The NWBC Summer Fellow will report directly to the Senior Research Manager, and is expected to:

· Execute outreach strategy including events, social media campaigns, communications and research releases
· Track the work of NWBC’s three stakeholders in relation to legislation and activities: U.S. Small Business Administration, Congress and the White House
· Analyze data, conduct literature reviews for potential future research topics, curate existing research, and develop content for research deliverables such as fact sheets and issue briefs
· Assist with general operations of the office such as responding to incoming inquiries and managing contacts.

A competitive candidate will:

· Be an innovative self-starter who can complete tasks under tight deadlines
· Demonstrate strong attention to detail
· Possess strong writing and editing skills
· Demonstrate strong organizational skills
· Have an ability to work independently and as a part of a team environment
· Be interested in women’s business ownership and motivated by the organizational mission
· Have computer literacy, including basic research skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly with Microsoft Excel
· Possess strong analytical skills, including basic statistical knowledge

To apply:

Please submit a resume and brief supporting statement (maximum 500 words) to The statement should include information about you, why you are interested in this fellowship, and how it will support your professional goals. Please only include “Summer Fellow” in the subject line of your email.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through Monday, April 24. Again, this fellowship requires a minimum commitment of 35 hours per week, is unpaid, and based in Washington, DC. Fellows are eligible to receive transit benefits to cover costs of transportation via WMATA during the duration of the fellowship.

Gordon said...

PR Collaborative - Policy PR Internship

PR Collaborative is looking for a dynamic intern to assist with PR, marketing, and outreach for a range of clients working on issues related to public affairs, policy, and advocacy issues. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain hands-on experience in PR and/or anyone hoping to learn the ins and outs of publicizing an issue-driven campaign.

The diversity of our client portfolio provides unique exposure to a range of industries (recent clients have been in public health, food policy, tech, environmental issues, and education) and would be ideal for someone interested in the intersection of politics and communication. PR interns will get the opportunity to execute social media campaigns, pitch to journalists, write blog posts and issue briefs, organize and staff outreach events, conduct research, and more.

The ideal candidate is a fast learner, takes initiative, and has a sense of humor. Intellectual curiosity and a strong sense of professionalism are musts. Proficiency and experience with design programs like PhotoShop, InDesign, Canva, and similar programs is a plus.

Apply to: Avalon Swindell Jones at with resume, cover letter & related materials.