Monday, August 21, 2017

Stare at these Jobs Instead of the Sun

Hello Eclipse Monday!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

654) We’re told that the Federation for American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is still actively recruiting for this Communications Manager (pdf) post – Bethesda location

655-656) On a related note, recent opportunities with FASEB-affiliated organizations include:
657) The State Innovation Exchange, a group working to advance progressive public policies at the state level, is recruiting for a National Director of Communications (pdf) with significant senior-level communications/public affairs experience with a national organization, agency, firm, or campaign – see also main career page.

658) Here is a fresh Senior Vice President/Creative Director opportunity with the Hatcher Group – proven work experience as art director that includes managing a creative team  required.

659) Squared Communications seeks Intern on a full-time basis w/ start-date in mid-Sept. – $11/hr – strong communications & organizational skills a must

660) Strategic communications firm HDMK seeks Intern for a broad range of communications, research & support duties

661-662) 1,000 Days
663) Association of Global AutomakersState Government Affairs Manager

664) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationSenior Communications Officer

665-668) Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Williamsburg, Va.
669) Discover Prince William & ManassasMarketing & Communications Intern – Manassas, Va.

670) George Washington UniversityDirector of Communications, Business School – apply by Sept. 1

671-672) Guidestar
673) International Partnership for Microbicides – Manager, Regulatory Affairs – see also main career page

674-675) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
676-678) League of Conservation Voters
679) Mastercard Specialist, North America Public Policy

680-681) New York University
682) Office of the Director of National Intelligence Public Affairs Visual Information Specialist – $54k-$71k – apply by Sept. 8

683) Public CitizenOnline Advocacy & Fundraising Manager

684) Sierra ClubCommunity Outreach Coordinator – Norfolk, Va.

685) SodexoDirector, Media Relations

686) The Solar FoundationDevelopment Director (pdf)

687) Teach for AmericaDirector, Federal Grant Writing

688-690) United Nations Foundation
691-693) U.S. Green Building Council
694) U.S. Conference of Catholic BishopsDigital Media Specialist

695-696) U.S. News & World Report
697-698) Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, Va.
699) W2 Communications Account Exec (scroll to find)

700) …and finally: on any typical workday, you could be brainstorming a brand campaign, developing short-form content ideas, coming up with show titles, concepting a 360-digital experience, ghost tweeting, along with writing headlines or TV promos as a cheerfully-named Ideawriter for Discovery Communications – 3 to 6 years of ad agency and/or creative broadcast marketing experience desired.

1 comment:

Gordon said...

Mystery communications firm Strategic Planning and Communications Opportunity

A medium-sized full-service communications firm based in Washington, DC, is looking for a smart, creative and energetic individual to add to our team. Depending on experience, this opportunity is for a Senior Account Executive, Account Supervisor, or Account Director role.

The successful candidate will conduct long-range strategic communication planning and message development for a high-profile client at the Pentagon. Experience with defense and government a plus but not mandatory. The ability to learn and adapt quickly, think critically and communicate effectively is essential. Strong writing skills and problem-solving ability also required. SECRET security clearance strongly preferred but not required.

Support day-to-day activities of client campaigns, including but not limited to:
• developing strategic communications plans and messaging with clients and stakeholders
• integrating communications efforts across various directorates
• monitoring implementation of communications plans
• analyzing media clips
• developing informative briefs for client leadership.

Desired Skills & Qualifications
The successful candidate will be a proactive, self-starting problem solver with strong organizational skills who excels at working with a team as well as individually. Candidates should be intellectually curious, flexible, and adaptable. Applicants should also have:
• Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, including but not limited to: developing public affairs and/or communication plans based on research and analysis, identifying key audiences, designing and overseeing implementation of tactics, and producing briefings for leadership.
• Very strong research, writing, and editing skills.
• Ability to translate broad concepts into strategic messaging and talking points.
• Understanding of and experience with public affairs, public relations, government relations, marketing and branding.
• 5-10 years of relevant experience in communication, as well as a bachelor’s degree.
• A SECRET clearance or - at a minimum - the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance.

Interested? Potential candidates should submit a resume and creative cover letter convincing us that you should be considered as a candidate for this exceptional opportunity. Please send all requested information to