Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Here's Your Wednesday Set

As you might guess, we're stumped for a clever title.  Or perhaps just tired.

Our friends at the United Nations Foundation have just shared this Executive Director, Communications post supporting the Better World Campaign suited for an action-oriented communicator with 15+ years’ relevant experience.

Fannie Mae is actively seeking a Communications & Marketing Specialist with 2+ years’ experience as well as strong writing & message development skills and previous work developing & executing strategic communications plans.

Bridges Baltimore seeks Communications Specialist who can bring strong journalistic & communications skills to this innovative non-profit that provides year-round support & programs to 200+ Baltimore City youth ages 9-18+ – apply by Apr. 27; 3 pm

Per Monday's comments, we see this Health Policy Research & Communications Manager opportunity with the Trust for America's Health – min. five years of professional research and writing experience desired – scroll down for Government Relations & Outreach Intern info.

Capitol Hill
Maryland DoT Motor Vehicle AdministrationDirector of External Affairs – $73k-$118k – successful candidate will oversee all legislative activities, public communications, marketing, media relations, social media & branding for the MVA – Anne Arundel County, MD

Treatment Advocacy CenterPublications Manager & Writer – 5+ years of professional experience in communications, public relations, media relations and/or journalism required.

Rainforest Trust – Warrenton, Va.
E3 Federal SolutionsPublic Affairs/Community Relations Specialist – 5+ years of experience providing media relations support; previous work in a Federal/state government setting and policy/editing also desired.

New with the Sierra Club since our check-in a couple weeks back
Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gift Officer, Tropical Research Institute (scroll to find) – science background or Spanish language skills are plusses – apply by May 5

Mercy Corps
  • Vice President for Policy & InfluenceDC insider status & 15-20 years of experience desired, overseas & field experience highly desirable.
  • Director of Policy & Advocacy –7-10 years of experience in legislative advocacy, US Congress, governmental affairs, and/or policy analysis desire,  preferably in an international relief & development context.
Adfero PR/Communications Intern – full-time & paid position – 3-6 months engagement possible

University of Virginia

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Conover + Gould - Strategic Communications Intern

Summer 2017

Conover + Gould Strategic Communications has a summer internship opening at our Washington, DC office. The position provides a hands-on learning opportunity for a talented, hard working undergraduate or graduate student interested in the field of strategic communications, media and public relations, corporate social responsibility and/or public affairs. Candidates must be highly motivated, well-organized, excellent writers and capable of working effectively on a number of time sensitive assignments.

Candidates are expected to have a passion for communications and possess a solid understanding of the basics of the industry, as demonstrated by coursework, previous internships, jobs or experience. This internship is designed to provide the intern with meaningful agency experience and build skills for an entry-level position in the field.

The internship is available full- or part-time (minimum 20 hours/week) with a small monthly stipend, and will run as agreed from May/June to August/September.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide support for client accounts
• Conduct research on company, client and prospective client industry issues and trends.
• Build and maintain databases, including client and issue-specific media contact lists.
• Assist with media relations by researching editorial calendars, identifying opportunities, monitoring news outlets and collecting clips.
• Draft reports, memos, articles, pitches, news releases, fact sheets, meeting summaries, website content, social media posts and other materials.
• Help develop communications plans, corporate social responsibility campaigns and social media strategies.
• Communicate and interact with staff, clients and stakeholders via phone, email, and at meetings.
• Perform miscellaneous account support duties such as activity tracking, maintaining account files, and assisting with mailings and data entry.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Demonstrated interest in communications
• Excellent writing and communication skills, strong research skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
• Computer literate and able to learn other software programs quickly
• Familiarity and experience with major social media platforms
• Good organizational skills and attention to detail

To apply:
Please submit a resume and cover letter along with a writing sample to Please include your intended start and end dates.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.