Tuesday, September 5, 2017

OK, Let's Find that New Job or Internship Today!

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

National College Access NetworkAdvocacy Associate – to $55k – your 2+ years of experience should demonstrate familiarity with advocating for an issues-based agenda at either the federal or state level; background in college access/success issues, working with underserved students, or higher education reform preferred – apply by Sept. 18 

National School Boards AssociationChief Advocacy Officer (pdf) – significant experience lobbying on Capitol Hill or in an experienced senior-level Congressional staff position desired, as well as a background working on federal/national education issues – search managed by Vetted Solutions 

Government National Mortgage AssociationCommunications Specialist – $112k-$145k – apply by Sept. 9

Electronics manufacturing association SEMI is seeking Manager, Public Policy (scroll to find) candidates with 3-5 years’ in public policy role on Capitol Hill, Executive Branch, or at a GR firm

Recent opportunities (Aug. 24 or later) from Nestle USA – you can see dates posted here
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association State Research & Policy Director – seeking candidates with minimum of 6-8 years’ experience in health care policy analysis/formulation, health care law, state insurance regulations and/or healthcare plan operations.

The Mercy Education System of the Americas, an international system of education located in Argentina, Belize, Guam, Honduras, Jamaica, the Philippines & the U.S., seeks Communications Specialist & Webmaster with facility in Adobe Creative suite applications & social media skills – part-time to start – apply by Sept. 8

SanofiLead, Federal Government Relations (scroll down a good bit to see job description) – extensive knowledge of relevant health care policy matters & legislative processes required; biopharmaceutical industry background preferred.

The Virginia General Assembly seeks Proofreaders on a full-time basis from late October to late January, with possible extension through March – $20/hr – Richmond, Va. – apply by Sept. 25

DDC Public Affairs – see also main career page
Government Accountability OfficeCommunications Analyst – $84k-$125k – apply by Sept. 13

This Organizing Representative opportunity with the Sierra Club appears to be new since our recent Eclipse Day set –3+ years’ experience in grassroots organizing, training, and motivating volunteers, coalition building and lobbying – DC location preferred

Lockheed Martin’s Communications Leadership Development Program is a full-time, two-year rotational role that delivers diverse communications experience – roles available in: Bethesda, MD and other locations nationwide.

Marriott International Senior Program Specialist, Corporate Communications & Media Relations – 2+ years’ experience in communications or related field required.

Office of the Director of National IntelligencePhotojournalist/Writer – $54k-$71k – apply by Sept. 8

Oxfam AmericaExtractive Industries Policy Intern – Sept. 25 through Dec. 22 term 

Winrock InternationalDirector, Development & Public Affairs – seeking candidates with a rare mix experience in fundraising, primarily developing major donors, as well as in Congressional/Federal government affairs 

Mystery association in the medical spaceCommunications Associate – 14-$15/hr to $36k-$42k – 1-2 years of communications experience including writing press releases & social media outreach/posting desired – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing 

Environmental Law Institute Research & Publications Intern – Spring 2018 – apply by Oct. 15

Shakespeare Theatre Company (scroll to find)
Health & Medicine Counsel of WashingtonLegislative Associate – some Capitol Hill experience or knowledge of the legislative/policy process preferred.

Alzheimer’s AssociationSpecialist, Public Policy – duties include conducting research as well putting together fact sheets & other written materials.

Grant Thornton –  Public Affairs Specialist – of 3-5 years of public affairs or related experience desired.


Gordon said...

The Washington Campus - Program Coordinator and Program Assistant

The Washington Campus currently has openings for Program Coordinator (full-time, salaried, permanent position) and Program Assistant (full-time, hourly, approximately six-month internship).

The Washington Campus is a non-profit, non-partisan higher education consortium that provides intensive, experiential residency courses for MBA, Executive MBA, and other graduate students and working professionals in Washington, DC. Through face-to-face discussions with policy makers and policy influencers, site visits to Capitol Hill and Federal agencies, and access to an extensive network of DC experts, The Washington Campus educates current and future executives on how to effectively and ethically manage the public policy process and business-government relations.

Our Program Coordinators assist with the preparation and implementation of Campus programs. Program Coordinators will be given a range of responsibilities, including (but not limited to):
• Program and faculty scheduling
• Creating and printing program materials
• Booking vendors and venues
• Inviting and coordinating speakers
• Tracking all program registrations, participant information, and invoices
• Handling phone and e-mail contacts
• Assisting with marketing and communications with Campus consortium schools and participants
• Maintaining and updating the website and other online and print media, as well as Campus databases
• Assisting with other special projects, events, and research
• Tending to front office and administrative needs for general organizational operations

Program Assistants are paid interns who have graduated from college. Interns should be available for our Fall/Winter semesters for up to 6 months between October & March. They will assist Program Coordinators and VPs with the preparation and implementation of our programs. Program Assistants will be given a range of responsibilities including (but not limited to):
• Aiding Program Coordinators with program planning and execution
• Assisting VPs with special projects and research
• Website, Facebook, and other media updates
• Tending to front office and administrative needs

The ideal candidates should have a positive and productive attitude, be organized, proactive, resourceful, and detail-oriented. Experience with event planning and client services is helpful to be successful in these roles. A strong interest in politics and public policy and/or non-profits and higher education likewise is very useful and desired. Familiarity with the use of technology, including especially (but not limited to) Microsoft Office, is required.

Compensation for the Program Coordinator role is commensurate with experience. The Program Assistant role is a paid internship starting at $15 per hour, with occasional overtime opportunities available. In order to prepare and implement specific programs, occasional weekend and/or evening hours will be required; compensatory consideration is awarded for time outside normal office hours. Health, transportation, and cell phone benefits/subsidies will also be provided with each role.

The Campus is conveniently located near the Farragut West and North Metro stations. Selected candidates for the position must be readily available to interview in person at our offices. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter (with anticipated start date) to Mr. Matthew Marchetti at mmarchetti@washcampus.edu. Notification is due by Sept. 15th.

The Washington Campus welcomes participants from diverse backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, orientation, national or ethnic origin, or disability.

Gordon said...

ACT|The App Association - Membership Programs Coordinator

ACT|The App Association represents app companies and information technology firms in the mobile economy, advocating for an environment that inspires and rewards innovation while providing resources to help its members leverage their intellectual assets to raise capital, create jobs, and continue innovating. The App Association is the leading industry resource on market strategy, regulated industries, privacy, and security.

Position Overview:
The programs coordinator works within the membership department and assists with the day-to-day operations of several organization programs on a variety of subjects, including connected health, intellectual property, and other policy issues. This includes communicating with members about program initiatives and requirements, doing appropriate diligence into members’ adherence to program standards, managing social media accounts, and coordinating with other members of the staff to ensure goals are being met. The programs coordinator works with the membership manager to find appropriate companies for special projects, including initial outreach to potential partners, sponsors, and speakers. This position reports to the director of membership.

--1-2 years of related experience
--Strong communication skills
--Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment

--Drafting and sending newsletters
--Assisting with the launch and maintenance of the App Association’s podcast
--Managing membership presence on App Association’s social media channels
--Database management
--Drafting educational materials and blogs
--Responsible for coordinating App Association-sponsored events

Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Alexandra Cooke at acooke@actonline.org.