Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Later That Day...

Here's a short late-in-the-day set to tide you over until we return Friday.

1) Alexandria Housing Development Corp.Communications Associate

2-3) American Alliance of Museums
4-5) American Society of Hematology (scroll to find)
6-9) Capitol Hill
10) Congressional Budget OfficeHealth Care Analyst – $65k-$158k – apply by June 23

11-13) Conservation International
14) Design-Build Institute of AmericaCommunications Associate – $40k

15) gmmbSenior Account Exec

16) National Cattlemen’s Beef AssociationsAssociate Director, Communications (scroll to find)

17) National Women’s PartyDevelopment Coordinator (scroll to find) – $41k-$45k

18) Smithsonian InstitutionSenior Advancement Officer (scroll to find) – apply by June 13

19) United WayManager, Major Giving – duties include support for local Tocqueville Society programs – apply by June 2

20-21) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
22) Woodrow Wilson CenterProgram Associate, Africa Program – $54k – apply by June 2

23) World BankCommunications Advisor – corporate affairs/board communications focus – apply by June 6


Gordon said...

Washington Health Strategies Group - Government & Industry Affairs Coordinator

Washington Health Strategies Group, a boutique lobbying and association management firm, is seeking an individual who possesses both government affairs and project management skills to serve as Government & Industry Affairs Coordinator. Incumbent will provide policy, industry relations, communications, project management and administrative support to a trade association client, see, and general government affairs support to other clients as needed. Candidate should possess Capitol Hill experience, an understanding of the lobbying/legislative process and an interest in health policy. Additionally, candidate should have demonstrable project management skills gained in a corporate, association, consulting or campaign environment.

Ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience with some combination of these skills. Send resume and cover letter to

Gordon said...

Alliance to Save Energy - Communications & Policy Intern

The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a Communications & Policy Intern to provide support to the Policy and Communications teams in their efforts to advocate for federal energy efficiency policies.

The ideal candidate has strong writing and speaking skills, an interest in energy policy, and the ability to work independently and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Duties will include:

Policy (Approximately 70%)

• Maintain contact information databases.
• Tracking federal legislation.
• Conducting research and data collection on a wide variety of energy policy topics, including federal energy management, building energy codes, vehicle fuel economy, tax incentives, energy efficiency in the electric power sector, etc.
• Supporting the team’s work in summarizing and analyzing legislation.
• Attending and covering Congressional hearings and other events.
• Assembling advocacy packets and other materials.
• Drafting letters, fact sheets, and other documents.

Communications & Events (Approximately 30%)

• Drafting social media content for Alliance social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
• Creating shareable graphics using Canva
• Posting written content on the Alliance website and updating current content
• Staffing front desk and answering phones.

Required skills and qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree—required
• Strong interpersonal skills and experience working as part of a team
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Ability to work independently, multitask, and take ownership over projects and assignments
• Self-motivated and dependable
• Intellectual curiosity and an interest in energy efficiency policy
• Comfort with initiating professional interactions with Congressional staff and Alliance Associates
• Familiarity with social media channels

Preference will be given to candidates with Congressional office or campaign experience. The internship begins in July, 2017 and extends through the end of August, 2017, at Alliance headquarters in Washington, D.C. The intern will be paid ($11.50/hour). This is a full-time position and we are unable to consider applicants who will be enrolled in a full-time course load during the internship term.

Apply at:

Gordon said...

Ecological Society of America - Communications Intern

20-30 Hours per week, $15 per hour

Immediate start date; position ends August 3, 2017

Location: ESA office, 1990 M Street NW, Washington, DC

Purpose & Responsibilities

ESA seeks an energetic ecology, biology,environmental science, or communications student or recent graduate with strong communication skills to help raise awareness of events at ESA and the research published in our scholarly journals. This is a great postion to get hands-on communicatin experience with a national organization.

The communications intern will work with Liza Lester, ESA’s public information manager, to track news stories about the society and its publications, update webpages, and share society news through ESA’s social media channels. Though the primary duties are databasing, webpage upkeep, and social media messaging, there may be opportunities to write or produce other creative work for ESA’s news page, Ecotone, pending on time available and demonstrated ability.

Specific Activities for the Communications Intern

• Data entry: track coverage of ESA in the news using Google search tools and record details in our news archive; collate information on presenters at ESA’s annual meeting
• Web content: format graphics and text for publication on ESA webpages; locate and caption appropriate images to illustrate news items
• Social media: create and schedule teasers for research articles, presentations, news, and events
• Fact-checking: research biographical details and other background information for ESA news articles.

• Graduate student, senior undergraduate, or recent graduate of a biological or environmental sciences program
• Experience and interest in ecological research and science communication
• Demonstrated writing ability
• Familiar with Microsoft Excel, Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook
• Familiar with ESA scholarly journals a plus
• Basic HTML skills a plus
• Willing to perform data-entry and other basic tasks
• Willing to learn as needed and follow directions
• Must enjoy working effectively as part of a team
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Hours are flexible, but you must be available to work 20-30 hours per week in ESA’s downtown Washington, DC office during business hours (9am-6pm; M-F)

This is a paid, part-time internship based in ESA’s downtown Washington, DC office. The position is funded through August 3, 2017 and pays $15 per hour. Applicants must be available to work a regular schedule, 20-30 hours per week during business hours (9am-6pm; M-F). Please email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Liza Lester, You may also include your LinkedIn url and any social media handles or pages. Please put “Communications Intern” in the subject line. Preference will be given to applicnats that can start immediately. The position is open until filled.

ESA offers a casual work environment and congenial staff. Its office is conviently located between Dupont Circle and K Street. ESA is an Equal Opportunity employer.

About ESA

The Ecological Society of America, founded in 1915, is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists and a trusted source of ecological knowledge, committed to advancing the understanding of life on Earth. The 10,000 member Society publishes five journals and a membership bulletin and broadly shares ecological information through policy, media outreach, and education initiatives. The Society’s Annual Meeting attracts 4,000 attendees and features the most recent advances in ecological science.