Monday, June 19, 2017

So Long, Flounder

We're sorry to hear that Stephen Furst, forever immortalized as Delta House pledge Flounder, has joined Bluto & Dean Wormer in the great beyond

Previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The League of Conservation Voters has passed along this Government Affairs Assistant post – at least one years’ experience in admin, campaign, or related background required – apply by June 26

The National Cherry Blossom Festival seeks Communications Manager (pdf) with 5+ years’ experience with demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and  execution of marketing, communications & PR activities

The Alliance for Safety and Justice, a new national organization looking to help replace wasteful prison spending with public safety solutions rooted in prevention & community health, is actively seeking a Digital Manager with at least 4 years of professional experience in online community management, communications, digital advocacy, and/or online organizing – preference for DC-based candidates, but Oakland, CA or remote location possible.

Fresh opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
A well-known medical institution seeks an International Senior Media Relations Specialist to handle planning, implementation, management & evaluation of media/PR activities for the institute in the Middle East and North Africa – availability to travel to UAE a few times/year required; Arabic language skills preferred – search managed by Profiles.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
This Manager, PR & Communications opportunity supporting the Volkswagen Group of America’s Electrify America initiative appears to be new since a late-May visit.

National Breast Cancer Coalition
ADDXCommunications Specialist – duties include reviewing and editing documents, briefings & packages for content, clarity & consistent messaging – see also main career page

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
AFL/CIO Digital Communications Fellow (pdf) supporting their Transportation Trades Dept. – 6-month commitment desired – $16/hr

Recent opportunities from Fox/National Geographic Channel:
This Chief, Communications & Marketing opportunity with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition has been around since early May, but also has a July 3 application (or maybe just un-posting) date.

International Food Policy Research Institute
George Washington UniversityDirector of Institutional Giving, School of Medicine – at least 6 years of relevant experience required, preferably in a higher education and/or healthcare setting

Recent opportunities via the BOSS Group:
Population Services InternationalAssociate Manager, Digital Marketing – at least 3-5 years of hands-on digital marketing and social media experience required, including facility with social listening and publishing tools, such as Meltwater, Sprout Social and HootSuite.

New with the Sierra Club since our end-of-May check-in:
United Food Commercial Workers International UnionDeputy Political Director – requirements include thorough understanding of FEC/PAC regulations

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Arlington County Dept. of Environmental ServicesCommunications Specialist – $53k-$92k – apply by June 22

... and finally: the Washington Post has released its annual survey of best places to work in the DC area – here's the full list of 150 winning workplaces, as well as several related articles.

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