Thursday, August 31, 2017

August's Haul: 1,029

We close your just-the-jobs August interlude with 1,029 opportunities noted over 23 days of new postings (44.7 per day).  We hope at least a couple of them made your application list.

987) The Millennial Action Project, a group working to make political cooperation a norm via Millennial leadership, seeks Communications Manager with strong editing skills & 2-4 years of relevant experience; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite & graphic design chops a plus – apply by Sept. 30

988-992) Georgetown-based public affairs cabal Story Partners has passed along these opportunities (scroll to find)
993) Congressman Al Lawson (D-FL) seeks Communications Director with exceptionally strong writing skills, on-the-record experience, and a proven track record of generating earned media.  Hill experience & Florida ties are strongly preferred.

994-996) The Internet Association got these over the transom to us just moments before we were ready to hit the “post” button:
997) American Heart AssociationCommunicator Associate (scroll down to see search module; search DC location) – part-time; long-term contract status – $14-$15/hr – search managed by Global Employment Solutions

998) American Political Science AssociationPublishing Associate (pdf) – see also main career page – apply by Sept. 7

999) Booz Allen HamiltonPublic Affairs Analyst – Fort Belvoir, Va.

1000-1001) Brookings Institution
1002) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & ExplosivesPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – Chicago, IL – apply by Sept. 7

1003-1006) Ford’s Theater
1007) George Mason UniversityDirector of Annual Giving, Law School – apply by Sept. 15

1008-1009) Georgetown University
1010) HiltonDirector, Corporate Communications

1011) Hunton & WilliamsMarketing & Communications Manager – DC or Richmond, Va.

1012) International Partnership for MicrobicidesManager, Regulatory Affairs

1013) Legal Services Corp. Web Content Manager – $73k-$82k – see also main career page

1014) Mackinac Center for Public PolicyVice President of Marketing & Communications – Midland, MI – search managed by Talent Market

1015) Marine Corps Community ServicesStrategic Communications Manager – $85k-$95k – Quantico, Va. – apply by Sept. 4

1016) Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityCorporate Relations Program Manager – $108k-$123k – apply by Sept. 13

1017) Mystery nonprofitWebsite & Communications Assistant – search managed by The Choice, Inc.

1018) National Federation of Independent BusinessSenior Media Manager

1019) National Geographic/Fine Art Galleries Social Media Content Specialist

1020-1021) Nature Conservancy
1022) Prince George’s County Educator’s AssociationPolitical Organizer – temporary position – apply by Sept. 1

1023) Total Wine & More Director, Corporate Communications

1024) United Medical CenterMarketing & Communications Manager

1025-1026) United Nations Foundation
1027) U.S. Postal ServiceManager, Social Media & Insights (search using keyword social media) – see also main career page – apply by Sept. 5

1028) Voice of AmericaEditor/Team Leader, Real Time News Desk – $94k -$123k – apply by Sept. 5

1029) Wireless Infrastructure AssociationState & Local Manager, Government Affairs

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Academic Search, Inc. - Writer & Editor

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Develop customized proposals for submission to requesting entities

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