Monday, June 12, 2017

Unicorns Wanted (for good & above-board purposes, we promise)

Tuesday update – no new post today; see you again Wednesday.

Our weekend was pleasant, chill & relaxing, save for watching an all-too-familiar Nats bullpen implosion on Saturday.  Nonetheless, we begin the week well-recharged and ready to roll.  And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

We'll start your Monday search off with recent opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
The University of Maryland has extended the deadline for this Senior Communications Coordinator opportunity supporting the School of Engineering to June 23 – 5-7 years’  experience in communications and PR desired.

Really articulate unicorns…that’s what our contact at Georgetown-based communications, event & marketing cabal BrandLink DC told us they are looking for in candidates for these currently available posts:
  • Public Relations Director – 7+ years of agency experience developing & executing PR strategies for national accounts required
  • Marketing Manager – 5-10 years of experience in a marketing or communications role required, event planning skills strongly preferred
United AirlinesManager, Corporate Communications – your 5-7 years of PR/communications experience should demonstrate exemplary media relations, writing and communication skills

Global Strategy GroupAssociate, Communications & Public Affairs – 1-3 years of prior experience in strategic communications or public affairs required – a similar post also appears available in New York

DHS/Customs and Border ProtectionSupervisory Congressional Liaison Officer – $112k-$145k – two posts available – apply by June 14

Reveille Group (scroll to find)
IntuitDirector, Corporate Affairs/Government Relations (search DC location or req ID  00125582) – seeking candidates with 10+ years of experience in the regulatory, legislative, political and/or policy space  dealing with cybersecurity, privacy, data and technology policy issues.

BayerDirector, Regulatory Policy & Intelligence – 10+ plus years of relevant experience in a regulated environment & a working understanding of medical product regulation required.

AMTRAKCommunications Lead – background in transportation, passenger rail/transit or the service sector preferred – New York

New at the Kennedy Center since our mid-May check in:
American Academy of Physician AssistantsManager, Corporate Communications – at least 5 years of experience in a communications-related field required; background in public health or healthcare field a plus – see also main career page

Conservation InternationalExecutive Coordinator – 3-5 years of related work experience & ability to remain cool, calm and adaptable in high pressure environment sought.

Woodrow Wilson CenterProgram Assistant, Communications – $36k – apply by June 16

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Mystery PR agencyAccount Manager – focus on security software & government tech issues – 4-6 years minimum work experience desired – search managed by Paradigm Staffing

Ogilvy PR
Video Producer – excellence in facilitating & navigating shoot preparation/production & post production processes required; experience creating PSAs a plus.

George Washington University
Johns Hopkins UniversityEvents Manager supporting the Office of the President – executive-level event planning experience preferred – Baltimore, MD

National Restaurant Association Coordinator, Public Policy – 2 years of experience in public policy or federal government affairs required; knowledge of the hospitality industry is preferred

1 comment:

Jenny Thomas said...

Please consider adding this opportunity to your list. You can link straight to it at:

Details also below...

Media Relations Consultant (Freelance Contract)

APAP, the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, is looking for a Media Relations Consultant to work with us on a freelance contract basis. (Dates approximate: July 1, 2017-January 30, 2018).

The ideal candidate would be a professional who has experience crafting messages and pitching to national and international media and who is available on a project basis for APAP|NYC, our annual flagship conference in New York City.

Desirable qualities include enviable organization, strong detail orientation, supreme people skills, diplomacy and professionalism, and an ability to respond quickly and calmly in fast-paced event environment. Preferred experience in the performing arts industry. While this is a freelance (not in-office) position, we prefer someone based in Washington, DC or New York City.

The scope of this position includes the following deliverables:

Represent APAP for media relations, including, but not limited to, pitching media, managing media requests and serving as primary point of contact in advance of and during APAP|NYC 2018.

Develop media relations strategies, inclusive of traditional and new media engagement, and media messaging for APAP|NYC 2018.

Prepare applicable organizational materials (core messages and media interview briefing sheets) to prepare staff for media engagement. Advise APAP President & CEO on media appearances.

Create media strategy/timeline; Create and distribute applicable editorial content (press releases and alerts) in support of media relations strategies.

Oversee management of media lists segmented by beat.

Manage media invitations to APAP|NYC 2018 and media thank you letters at end of project.

Coordinate with Director of Marketing and Communications on strategy and deliverables and, where applicable, consult with APAP managers and partners.

Work on-site in New York leading up to and during annual APAP|NYC conference in New York. (January 12-16, 2018)

Oversee monthly media placement reporting, and prepare a cumulative report at end of project.

Position is a freelance contract position. Preferred location in Washington, DC or New York City.

Principals only. No calls please.

Additional Salary Information: Contract budgeted for $20K

For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to