Friday, June 2, 2017

Only a Star? No thanks!

How was your week?  Pretty good, we hope... and you can end it on a high note by crafting a creative, passionate & professional application note to accompany your buttoned-up and sharp-looking resume for one of these fine opportunities.  So get to it and finish strong today!

Springboard Partners seeks mid-level, PR pro who thrives working on a small team and has the chops to tackle everything from drafting op-eds to building press lists for their nonprofit and foundation clients –salary range for this Strategist post is $55k-$60k – apply by June 30 

National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssociationPolitical Associate – chief responsibility is day-to-day administration of NARFE’s PAC activities, disbursements, solicitations, fundraising efforts, and member communications.

The Rainforest Trust has passed along multiple open opportunities at their Warrenton, Va.-based HQ:
Mystery Veteran advocacy groupCommunications Assistant (scroll to find) – 2 years’ communications experience desired – search managed by the Ford Agency

Maryland Association of CountiesOutreach Coordinator (pdf) –familiarity with Maryland General Assembly legislative processes or Maryland county governments preferred – Annapolis, MD – apply by June 9

Heritage FoundationCongressional Events Coordinator – Capitol Hill Experience preferred for this position managing for an eye-opening 1,000+ internal & external events each year.  Good luck!

National Wildlife Federation
CTIA/The Wireless AssociationManager, Public Affairs – knowledge of telecom/tech policy issues preferred

Here’s a fresh Media Coordinator opportunity with the National Federation of Independent Business – 3 years of experience in a journalism, communications, public relations, or political/campaign work environment required.

U.S. Chamber of CommerceDirector of the Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness – 7+ years’ related experience in the capital markets arena required; Capitol Hill or in an advocacy background  preferred.

The Enough Project seeks to build leverage for peace and justice in Africa by helping to create real consequences for the perpetrators & facilitators of genocide & other mass atrocities, which sounds terrifically rewarding:
American UniversityAssistant Director, On-Air Fundraising for WAMU 88.5 FM – 5 years of experience in public broadcasting fundraising or related area desired

Simoneink seeks PR Associate with 3-5 years’ pitching experience, preferably to leisure/hospitality journalists – they are also casting about for Summer 2018 Intern (scroll to find) candidates – McLean location

British EmbassyPolicy Advisor – areas of focus include the UN General Assembly and sustainable development – $56k – New York – apply by June 18

Pew Charitable Trusts
Loyola UniversityAssociate Director of Media & Public Relations – requires demonstrated skill in effectively dealing with news media in a way that is credible and reflects high integrity & ethical standards – Baltimore, MD 

USOPublic Relations Manager – 7 to 10 years of work experience in a media relations or in a communications role desired.

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.Communications Intern, Summer term – apply by June 15

… and finally: Talented & experienced?  That’s nice, but it won’t cut it.  Only a star?  No thanks!  Because the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District is looking for a superstar – oh wait, they said SUPERSTAR – for this Marketing, Communications & Events Manager post – $50k-$65k salary noted in this earlier-vintage listing.

Best wishes for a superb & stellar – or better yet, super-stellar – weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

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