Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy 500th

We hope you find what you're looking for on this 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  And Happy Halloween.

The National Building Museum has just shared this super-fresh Marketing & Communications Associate post – 2-3 years’ experience in a promotional, marketing and/or media relations capacity desired – apply by Nov. 20

In Pursuit Of, a self-described full-service communications and marketing agency that drives ideas a& shapes debates in pursuit of a free & open society, seeks Regional Communications Manager with 3-5 years of experience in media relations and strategic communications and the ability to distill complex policy into accessible and digestible language and products; agency, congressional, state or federal government, or political campaign experience a major plus – search managed by Freedom Partners Shared Services

The smart folks at the Society for Neuroscience passed along these opportunities:
Children’s Inn at NIHAssistant Director of Digital Marketing & Communications –8+ years’ experience in marketing communications and proficiency in Google analytics & AdWords, WordPress, and customer management systems required; nonprofit background preferred – see also main career page

Burson-MarstellerAssociate, Public Affairs & Crisis – 2-4 years of previous public relations work experience desired.

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Transportation for AmericaPolicy Associate – previous experience in local, state and federal policy desired.

Food & Water WatchDirect Response Coordinator – ideal candidate will have at least some experience in executing direct mail initiatives & working with external consultants.

Council of Foreign Relations
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Event Manager – temporary position supporting the 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn – DC-based, except for around event-time – experience with multi-day biking tours a plus.

Capitol Hill
Violence Policy CenterCommunications & Development Associate – entry-level position; experience with media relations and/or development work is desirable – apply by Nov. 15

American Heart AssociationDirector of Development, Greater Washington Region – 7+ years’ experience in non-profit fundraising and volunteer management required.

Jones Public Affairs
  • Vice President – 8-10 years of health communications experience, proven media & advocacy skills and strong writing ability desired.
  • Account Exec/Senior Account Exec – 2-4 years of communications experience desired – DC or Boston, MA
PFLAG/Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & GaysField Coordinator – 2 years of experience in community-based, state or national grassroots organizing and/or electoral campaign and/or legislative staff experience desired – see also main career page.

U.S. Green Building Council
Northern Virginia Family ServicesDevelopment Manager (scroll to find) – 3-5 years of experience in fundraising, event planning, project management or nonprofit management required.

Open Society Foundations
Kearns & WestSenior Associate, Collaboration and Communications – seeking candidates with 3-7 years of experience with a focus on public policy, natural resources and the environment, communications and/or conflict management and resolution.

C-SPANInterns – Spring, Summer & Fall 2018

Monday, October 30, 2017

Klee, Conservation, Hillel & Hitachi

Hello Monday job-wanters and -watchers!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Digitally based marketing & communications agency Bully Pulpit Interactive has passed along this fresh Associate opportunity suited for candidates with 3-5 years of experience working in the communications & digital space at an agency, government office, brand, cause or campaign – downtown/Dupont Circle location.

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is in search mode for a Digital Communications Manager with 4–6 years of relevant experience, along with proficiency in WordPress, HTML, Google Analytics & leading social media platforms.

Our friends at the Phillips Collection have a fresh opportunity for a Media Relations Manager to flack for events and programming such as their upcoming exhibit on Klee and his influence on American Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painting – to $47k

Per a comments tip, we note opportunities at NCTA/The Internet & Television Association (scroll to find)
The American Bar Association has shared this Outreach Associate post supporting the Rule of Law Initiative – experience in graphic design, media, or publication & facility with Adobe design & audio applications desired – apply by Dec. 4

The DC Dept. of Transportation is seeking a Special Assistant for Economic Development with 3-5 years’ experience demonstrating extensive skills in strategic planning, policy analysis & project management; background working with or representing private real estate development, land use, or business improvement entities a plus – $81k-$104k – apply by Nov. 11

We were in fact missing something when we expressed some confusion about a about a Fairfax government communications post just a week ago – and we’ve been set straight by the comments field that it’s Fairfax City who is casting about for a Communications Director – $83k-$133k – see also main career page. 

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
United Nations FoundationSocial Media & Website Associate supporting the Digital Impact Alliance – seeking candidates with experience creating, writing & managing social media content & campaigns, ideally for an NGO or within the technology sector.

Rare ConservationVice President, Marketing & Communications – 15+ years of senior level marketing & communications experience required

Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, MD
Hillel InternationalDevelopment & Global Leadership Associate – 1-3 years of admin assistant experience required; familiarity with fundraising events & operations in the Jewish community a plus.

Defense Health AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $66k-$86k – apply today, Oct. 30

Opportunities at WUSA*9 via TEGNA, the broadcast & digital spin-off of the Gannett media empire:
MerckExecutive Director, U.S. Policy & Government Relations – seeking candidates with 8+ years of experience working with Congress and/or the Administration, as well as strong contacts in those spheres.

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $94k-$123k – apply by Nov. 4

New opportunities at the American Bankers Association:
HitachiManager of Government & External Relations – 5-10 year of private sector experience in public policy or government relations desired.

George Mason UniversityDirector of Advancement, College of Education & Human Development – demonstrated record of successful major gift solicitations & experience designing and executing donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies required – apply by Nov. 27

Capitol Hill
Biotechnology Industry OrganizationManager, Communications – 5-7 years PR or media relations experience required; background in science, agriculture, environmental, and/or energy policy preferable.

Public Company Oversight Accounting Board
Smithsonian/National Museum of African American History & CulturePublic Affairs Specialist – $64k-$84k – apply by Oct. 31; subject to early closure.

Land Trust AllianceAmbassadors Program Manager – 4-5 years of experience in building coalitions, organizing outreach campaign or related experience required – apply by Nov. 18

George Washington University

FP1 Strategies seeks positive, can-do, pressure-resistant Senior Associate, Media Production Operations for a broad range of video production support duties.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

These Again

Hello Sunday and hello previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of Advancement, National Postal Museum (scroll to find) – Oct. 30

Nature Conservancy
Lung Cancer AllianceDonor Relations Coordinator – $40k-$50k – Oct. 31 

Association of Catholic Colleges & UniversitiesCommunications Assistant – $47k-$52k – Nov. 1

PDK InternationalManaging Editor for KappanNov. 1

British Embassy
George Mason UniversityAssistant Director of Alumni CommunicationsNov. 3

InterActionDirector of CommunicationsNov. 3

U.S. China Economic & Security Review CommissionExecutive Director (pdf) – $170k-$187k – Nov. 5

This Sunday, Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown head to Sri Lanka.  Should be awesome, as usual.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Back at It

Hello Friday!  We've returned home and are back to normal-ish operations.

Makovsky is currently seeking an Account Exec/Senior Account Exec with a focus on energy, sustainability &  manufacturing-related issues – 2-4 years’ work experience in PR, public affairs and/or media relations required.

Fresh video production-related opportunities with the National Association of Manufacturers:
The Communitarian Network, an organization which works to shore up the social, moral, and political environment, is looking for a Public Affairs or Congressional Consultant (no link) to develop a communications strategy. If interested, please send a note with your resume to Melissa Paul (mpaul@gwu.edu). Learn more and see examples of the organization's work here.

The Hatcher Group has shared this Annapolis-based Communications Intern post running from this Fall through April 2018 & involving work related to the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session – part-time; paid position.

The Maternal & Child Survival Program is seeking a short-term Contribution Analysis Intern (scroll to find) to assistant with document and literature review around selected interventions for an evaluation method called “contribution analysis” in up to three country programs, possibly including India, Burma, Rwanda – part-time post; grad students with experience with data collection, evaluation & research preferred. 

Americans for Prosperity seeks a Communications Director to support their Generation Opportunity affiliate – 3+ years of political and/or grassroots communications experience preferred

Capitol Hill
World Food Program USAVice President of Communications (scroll to find) – 12+ years of experience working in communications, including promotion of public policy and/or fundraising initiatives required; agency background a plus.

University of Maryland Medical System/Prince George's Hospital CenterCommunications Specialist – degree in communications, journalism, English, marketing or business required – Cheverly, MD

Pew Charitable TrustsCommunications Associate – One or more years of relevant internship experience required, preferably in a nonprofit or public policy organization.

Defenders of Wildlife
Georgetown UniversityDirector of Development, Planned Giving – 5+ years of professional experience in gift planning, development, or related advancement areas desired.
 Hanover Research Corporate Communications Specialist – 1-2 years of relevant experience in public relations or B2B communications & marketing desired.

British EmbassyCorporate Services Assistant – part-time – $15/hr – Miami, FL – apply by Nov. 5

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Best wishes for a restorative & chillaxing weekend your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource as we face a fairly limited beer-festive weekend, which is fine since you're saving yourself for next Saturday's Novermberfest, anyhow:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

More to Come?

At this point, we're not sure if we'll have more today or not.  In any event, we'll be back to full-ish operations by Friday.

Fresh & fascinating opportunities with Fintrac, a consulting firm developing agricultural solutions to end hunger & poverty worldwide:
  • Director for Regional Projects – position will co-lead Fintrac’s Project Management Unit (PMU), which features a $250 million portfolio that spans four continents, and provides oversight to domestic and international staff across multiple operational disciplines. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the senior management team, and must be both strategic and process-oriented in approach, as well as a skilled trainer, facilitator, and team-builder.
  • Director of Business Development – position will head up our worldwide agricultural bids and corporate marketing initiatives. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, skilled negotiator, and practical administrator. S/he also has in-depth experience writing technical proposals, designing commercial partnerships, and costing out multi-year project implementation budgets.
  • Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager – Position will lead the design, development, and implementation of systems for monitoring performance, evaluating impact, and learning for adaptive management of multi-year, donor-funded agriculture development projects. The successful candidate will provide strategic oversight of MEL activities and technical guidance to staff worldwide – DC or USVI
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has passed along this ACRE Program Representative post that they also described as a PAC Representative in their note to us – they also let us know that their previously noted Grassroots Advocacy Senior Associate post remains available.

The Hatcher Group is actively recruiting for this Digital Strategies Associate post – 2-4 years of experience in digital strategy & social media support required; facility with WordPress, Photoshop & video editing software a plus.

A current Intern at the Brookings Institution describes their time there as a great experience and has paid it forward by passing along this Spring 2018 Events Intern/Communications Dept. post with a $12/hr pay grade – many more Spring term Internships are available – apply by Nov. 17

When its new museum building opens to the public in 2018, Potomac’s Glenstone Museum will become the largest private museum in America, and you can help raise their profile even further as Communications Coordinator (scroll to find) – experience working in Meltwater or a similar media monitoring system & appreciation for the arts & architecture preferred.

AltarumSocial Media/Public Relations Specialist, Healthcare Policy

DC Public Schools
Coordinator, Operations Communications – $64k-$70k

The Society for Women’s Health Research reached out via the comments section to pass along this Communications Director (scroll to find) opportunity – 5+ years’ experience in communications, PR or marketing required; background in health and/or science communications preferred

America’s Health Insurance Plans
has let us know about this Digital Engagement Manager opportunity – 1-2 years’ digital media, public relations or public affairs experience desired, as well as facility with common CMS applications such as WordPress.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Maybe We're Missing Something

We're set for another week on a Mon-Wed-Fri publishing schedule.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Alliance for Safety and Justice, a start-up criminal justice reform organization working with crime survivors, is seeking an entry-level professional for this Communications Associate post —some professional or internship experience in criminal justice or public health policy is preferred.

Our friends at M+R describe this Account Coordinator post as a great entry-level position for someone interested in communications & enjoys working with nonprofits & foundations on advocacy campaigns – DC, New York, Los Angeles or Oakland, CA

More fresh opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
InterActionDirector of Communications – 10+ years’ senior level organizational communications experience desired as well as knowledge of international development, humanitarian and/or NGO issues apply by Nov. 3

340B Health, a group representing more than 1,300 public & private nonprofit hospitals & health systems in the federal 340B drug pricing program, seeks PAC & Advocacy Coordinator with 2+ years’ experience working in non-profit and/or PAC fundraising.

Archimedes Global Inc.
Student Conservation AssociationDirector of Marketing & Brand Management – 10+ years of experience in marketing/communications management desired

Opportunity at WorkDirector of Communications & External Affairs – experience developing, overseeing & executing communications strategies for mission-driven nonprofits preferred, along with exceptional leadership & management skills.

New with the Conservation Fund since our early-Oct. check-in:
Environmental & Energy Study InstituteInterns, Spring 2018 – communications, policy & development specialties noted

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
George Mason UniversityAssistant Director of Alumni Communications – strong writing skills & experience developing content for e-communications desired – apply by Nov. 3

George Washington University
Management Sciences for HealthDigital Communications Specialist – 2+ years of related experience & proficiency with content management systems (esp, Drupal), email messaging systems (esp. MailChimp), Photoshop & social media platforms desired – Arlington, Va. or Medford, MA

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
Maybe we’re missing something, but we can’t seem to find this Indeed-sourced Communications Director opportunity with Fairfax County sporting an $83k-$133k pay grade among the County’s employment listings (at least as of Sunday afternoon).

Futures Industry Association
Congressional Research ServiceAnalyst, American National Government – $65k-$86k – apply by Nov. 17

National Center for Transgender Equality
Unlocking Potential FoundationDirector of Communications & Partnerships – passion for strengthening communities & ability to operate in a start-up atmosphere desired – apply by Nov. 10

Pulmonary Hypertension AssociationDevelopment Associate – at least one year of development experience required; event management background a plus

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Plan Accordingly

Here's a shorter than usual run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week, along with another reminder to make plans and get your tickets for Novemberfest 2017.

Dept. of Defense Education ActivityGraphic Arts Specialist – $79k-$103k – Oct. 23

Embassy of CanadaPolicy Officer, State Engagement – representing Ontario interests – $82k – Oct. 23

Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gifts & Membership Associate, National Portrait Gallery (scroll to find) – Oct. 23

George Mason University Director of Marketing & Communications, Business SchoolOct. 24

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityGovernment Affairs Representative – $76k-$111k – Oct. 24

Nature Conservancy
Dept. of DefenseManaging Editor/Writer supporting the DoD OIG – $131k-$161k – Oct. 25

Peace CorpsWriter/Editor – $86k-$127k – Oct. 26

American Institute of Aeronautics & AstronauticsCommunications ManagerOct. 27

Congressional Budget OfficeEditor – $75k-$120k – Oct. 29

Novemberfest 2017 at Rustico Alexandria – Saturday, Nov. 4; noon-5:00 pm – Good times, great eats, and special selections from nearly 30 Virginia breweries

Friday, October 20, 2017

Public, Creative, Popular & Charitable

Hello Friday!  Several more direct-to-us submissions lead off your week-ending set.

1) The Human Rights Campaign has just shared this Coordinator opportunity supporting the Welcoming Schools program – 1-3 years’ experience, skills in writing for online & social channels, strong understanding of LGBTQ issues, and demonstrated knowledge of & interest in K-12 education desired.

2) The Center for Public Integrity is in search mode for a State Political Reporter with at least two years of experience reporting on state government or politics – apply by Nov. 15

3) Public affairs consulting firm Kivvit has an available-ASAP Graphic Design Intern (scroll to find) – full-time; paid position – hands-on, multi-tasker with a strong sense of concept development, grid layout, color & typography desired.

4) Our friends at Brainstorm Creative Resources are helping an advocacy & lobbying organization with a focus on international affairs to recruit two Project Managers with experience in creative project management and/or live event production, for a 3-month assignment managing program elements for the organization’s annual conference in March – $19-$22/hr

5) The University of Maryland has passed along a new Senior Content Associate post supporting the Engineering School – 5-7 years of direct experience with content management and/or communications required; facility w/ Drupal a plus – apply by Nov. 10

6) Emerge New York works to recruit, train, and inspire Democratic women to pursue public office at the local, state and national levels through a 6-month campaign-training program – they are seeking an Executive Director with experience in NY politics as well as strong leadership, management & fundraising skills – flexible location within the state – apply by Nov. 10

7) New York Democratic MoC seeks Digital & Press Intern (scroll to find) with an interest in communications, strong computer skills, and strong writing & editing abilities; duties include media monitoring, drafting press releases & related materials & developing social media content.

8) AFL-CIO Deputy Press Secretary

9) Air Force AssociationCommunications Manager

10) American Association of University WomenMedia Relations/Communications Intern

11-12) American College of Physicians (scroll to find)
13) American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Strategic Communications Specialist – $71k

14) American Institute of Aeronautics & AstronauticsCommunications Manager – apply by Oct. 27

15-16) Atlantic Media
17-18) America’s Health Insurance Plans
19) BoeingSenior Communications Specialist

20) British EmbassySenior Policy Advisor supporting the UN Management Reform & Finance team in the UK Mission to the United Nations – New York – $72k – apply by Nov. 1

21) Center for American ProgressDirector, Media Relations

22) Center for Popular DemocracyDigital Campaign Strategist – DC or New York

23-27) CRAFT
28) CSRAMedia Monitor/Event Planner

29) Dominion EnergyElectric Distribution Underground Marketing & Communications Coordinator – Herndon, Va.

30) Embassy of CanadaPolicy Officer, State Engagement – representing Ontario interests – $82k – application deadline extended to Oct. 23

31) Faith in Public LifeOrganizing & Outreach Director

32) Lung Cancer AllianceDonor Relations Coordinator – $40k-$50k – apply by Oct. 31

33) Meiya GroupSenior Copywriter, Aerospace – $50k-$60k – Leesburg, Va.

34) Mystery medical associationRegulatory Affairs Assistant – temporary position – $16-$21/hr – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

35-36) National School Boards Association
37-44) Nature Conservancy
45) Pew Charitable TrustsCreative Associate

46) Pew Research CenterResearch Assistant, Politics

47) Truman Center for National PolicyInterns, Spring 2018 – must be able to start by Jan. 22

48-50) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Best wishes for a terrific weekend your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource as we make get into the final weeks of the Fall beer-festive season:
Get your advance tickets now for the traditional last great event of the beer-fest season: Novemberfest at Rustico Alexandria on Saturday, Nov. 4 featuring special selections from nearly 30 Virginia breweries; this is always an awesome event!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Will This Hold You Over?

Hello mid-week job-seekers and -browsers!  Enjoy this good-sized set featuring several direct-to-us-submissions at the start (everything above the Capitol Hill posts).  See you again on Friday.

The International Society for Stem Cell Research, self-described as the only global science-based society focused on stem cell research, seeks Policy Director (pdf) with 5-10 years of experience in advocacy, policy-making, or lobbying as well as knowledge of the scientific/medical research arena – DC or Skokie, IL

The National Grocers Association is seeking a Senior Manager, Government Relations (scroll to find) with a principal focus on tax policy issues – 3+ years of experience on the Hill, Executive Branch, and/or in government affairs required.

Bipartisan public affairs firm ROKK Solutions seeks Senior Vice President of Digital Strategies (scroll to find) with 5+ years’ experience as a digital strategist for political or issue campaign, public affairs agency, corporation, or trade association.

The First Five Years Fund, a group working to advance federal policy & investment in quality early childhood education, has just passed along this Research & Policy Associate opportunity suited for candidates with 5+ years of public policy experience and knowledge of early childhood development & education, maternal, and child health issues & programs.

Young Invincibles, a non-profit research & policy organization working to expand economic opportunity & political engagement for young adults is actively recruiting for a Press Secretary (pdf) with experience engaging the press and pitching & placing stories; background in policy, government relations, or advocacy preferred.

Our friends at the National Recreation & Park Association are still in search mode for a Senior Government Affairs Manager with 5-7 years direct lobbying & advocacy experience; Capitol Hill background preferred.

CLS Strategies has let us know about Spring 2018 Intern opportunities of the paid variety:
Here is a fresh Senior Philanthropy Writer opportunity with the World Wildlife Fund – 3+ years of experience in philanthropy writing & research desired, including writing proposals and reports for high net worth individuals and/or foundations and packaging fundraising or marketing materials.

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association seeks a Grassroots Advocacy Senior Associate with 5 years of experience with a congressional office or political campaigns, serving in a role such as campaign manager, press secretary, or legislative assistant – Ballston located.

Capitol Hill
AmgenGovernment Affairs Manager – lobbying & biopharma or health care policy background preferred

Environmental Defense FundAdvocacy Coordinator – 2+ years’ experience working in an online communications or grassroots position required, preferably at an organization with an environmental focus.

Opportunities with tech community-founded immigration reform group FWD.us – see also main career page
National League of CitiesFederal Advocacy Intern (scroll to find) – paid position 

United Launch AllianceGovernment Intern (search Washington, DC location) – Summer 2018 – you must be in your third year of political science or public policy studies at the time of applying & enrolled in school for the Fall 2018

Paralyzed Veterans of America (scroll to find)
Physicians for Human RightsDevelopment Associate – 2+ years’ experience working in fundraising or with a development team desired – New York

United Negro College Fund Prospect Researcher – 5-7 years of related experience in non-profit prospect research & knowledge of Raisers’ Edge or similar donor database software desired.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops – see also main career page
Financial Industry Regulatory AuthorityCommunications Specialist – min. of 3-5 years of experience in public relations/communications or journalism required; background in financial services communications and/or agency environment strongly preferred.

U.S. Public Interest Research Group
National Nurses United Political Organizer – 5+ years of experience in union or other social justice advocacy organization desired.

American Association of University Women – searches managed by Development Resources Inc.
BechtelCommunications Representative – 2+ years working in corporate communications, media relations, marketing communications, or community relations required – Reston location.

Brookings Institution
Mars Reel MediaNational Media Relations Coordinator – ability to remain calm in a hectic environment valued – here’s some more about them. 

Georgetown University
The Northeast-Midwest Institute seeks Spring 2018 Interns (scroll to find) in development & communications, environmental policy, Federal policy monitoring, and water policy disciplines.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Narrow Margin

Oh man, did the Skins ever come close to blowing one yesterday!  We hope you get a few lucky breaks in your job-search efforts, too.

Programming note: we'll be publishing on an M-W-F schedule for the next two weeks; see you again Wednesday.

And don't forget Sunday's good-sized run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityGovernment Affairs Representative – $76k-$111k – 5+ years of experience in government/government affairs required – apply by Oct. 24

The workplace-lauded Partnership for Public Service has just passed these along to us – see also main career page
American Wind Energy AssociationPublic Affairs Coordinator – 2-3 years of relevant experience in communications or media relations desired.

The Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health & international development is actively recruiting for these posts – familiarity/experience with USAID desired:
Kids4Peace InternationalCommunications Manager – $47k-$50k – 3 years experience in corporate or nonprofit communications required, as well as excellent writing skills, including writing for nonprofit fundraising.

Dept. of DefenseManaging Editor/Writer supporting the DoD OIG – $131k-$161k – apply by Oct. 25 

AIDS United
Suburban HospitalMarketing & Communications Coordinator – demonstrated experience in social media & digital marketing required

George Mason University
Unisys Communications Specialist – 5+ years of related analyst relations experience desired

George Washington UniversityAssociate Director of Development, School of Medicine & Health Sciences – 2 years of relevant professional experience; healthcare-related background preferred

Blue Shark Digital
AdvaMedCoordinator, Government Affairs – 2+ years relevant experience required 

Peace CorpsWriter/Editor – $86k-$127k – apply by Oct. 26

Technology Policy Institute (scroll to find)
AflacFederal Relations Coordinator – event planning experience & knowledge FEC guidelines related to PACs desired.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
The Joint CommissionAssociate Director, Federal Relations – 6-10 years’ experience in government relations or in a Congressional/Federal Agency setting required.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Worthy of Your Reconsideration

Here's a Sunday run of 25 previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Smithsonian InstitutionAssistant Director of Advancement, National Portrait Gallery (scroll to find) – Oct. 16

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistant
Strategic Communications Deputy Team Leader (pdf) – $94k-$123k – Oct. 16

World BankSenior Communications Officer supporting the East Asia Pacific External & Corporate Relations UnitOct. 16 

Dept. of the InteriorPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations – $66k-$123k – Oct. 17

Government Publishing OfficePublic Relations Specialist – $66k-$103k – Oct. 17

National Air & Space MuseumDigital Content Specialist – $54k-$71k – Oct. 17

British Embassy
Defense Threat Reduction Agency, who you can sign on with as a Public Affairs Specialist – $94k-$123k – Oct. 18 

Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control BoardPublic Relations Manager – $51k-$70k – Richmond, Va. – Oct. 18 

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityMedia Relations Specialist – $76k-$111k – Oct. 19

University of Maryland
American Planning AssociationState Government Affairs AssociateOct. 20

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder Digital Media Specialist – $42k-$48k – Lanham, MD – Oct. 20

DC Office of Disability RightsPublic Affairs Specialist – $70k – Oct. 20

Fairfax CountyCorporate Relations Program Manager supporting the Office of Public Private Partnerships – $77k-$128k – Oct. 20

George Mason University
Personal Care Products CouncilCommunications & Digital Media Senior Specialist Oct. 20

Nature Conservancy
Union of Concerned Scientists Web Content Assistant – one year term – $36k – Cambridge, MA – Oct. 22

Here's how to cap off your Sunday: catch Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown in Lagos, Nigeria, their first episode shot largely on 16 millimeter film. Tony notes the resulting unique look and sound and an editing style that brings the show, in my opinion, to another level.  This is clearly can't-miss stuff.

Friday, October 13, 2017

It Was Always Going to End that Way

Once again a Nats playoff run comes to a halt in a typically intense & dispiriting fashion.  We remain unalloyed in our affection for them no matter the result, and of course... Spring training is only about 125 days away.

The U.S. China Economic & Security Review Commission is seeking an Executive Director (pdf) with demonstrated leadership ability and senior-level experience in Congressional & intergovernmental relations as well a substantive knowledge of China-related economic, trade, security  & military issues – $170k-$187k – apply by Nov. 5

AFL-CIODirector of Electoral, Issue & Mobilization Hub – 10+ years’ experience in national and local political program development and implementation required, including significant work in managing mobilization programs.

The National Women’s Health Network has passed along this Winter/Spring 2018 Communications Intern opportunity – excellent writing & research skills and a demonstrated interest in women’s health are required; familiarity with WordPress, Blackbaud NetCommunity & graphic design software a plus

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages is seeking a part-time Social Media & Copywriting Intern to support digital marketing for its online awareness and advocacy campaign, Lead with Languages – $1,000/mo – apply by Oct. 27

Newly added opportunities at Ketchum since our late-Sept. check-in:
In addition to this local Communications Assistant post we noted earlier this week, our friends at the British Embassy are also in search mode for a New York-based Senior Policy Advisor supporting the UK Mission to United Nations – $72k – apply by Oct. 22 

Koch IndustriesDirector, U.S. Trade Policy – trade policy & Capitol Hill experience required

Union of Concerned ScientistsOutreach Assistant supporting the Center for Science & Democracy – $39k – DC or Cambridge, MA – apply by Oct. 31

Atlantic Media seeks a Social Media Intern to support CityLab on a part-time basis – paid position

Mystery global law firm
Internal Communications Manager – 4+ years of substantive writing & editing experience desired – law firm background a plus; journalists encouraged

American University
Education Trust Senior Director of Development – seeking candidates with 7+ years of fundraising success with an emphasis on 6-figure and larger grants and major gifts, as well as a passion for social justice & educational equity.

Edelman PRSenior Account Exec, Digital Crisis – seeking candidate with at least two years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields including research, advertising, management consulting, media & publishing.

Marketing and advertising agency TMNcorp is looking for a part-time Marketing & Event Coordinator with event planning, marketing & digital media expertise – Rockville-based.

Clinton FoundationDevelopment Officer, Digital & Direct Mail Giving – 5-7 years of experience in professional digital/direct mail fundraising & development required – New York

Pew Charitable Trusts
DC Office of Disability RightsPublic Affairs Specialist – $70k – apply by Oct. 20

Threat reduction sounds like a good idea to us in almost any context and especially with regards to the work of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, who you can sign on with as a Public Affairs Specialist – $94k-$123k – apply by Oct. 18

University of MarylandAssistant Director, Media Relations – supporting UMD athletics; particularly baseball & men’s soccer programs – apply by Oct. 19

The LEAD1 Association, a group representing 130 of the largest college athletic programs, is seeking a Director of Communications with a proven track record of building communications and PR programs; background in college sports preferred.

Best wishes for a chill & restorative weekend your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource as Fall festival season rolls on:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Just the Jobs

Here's your regular Thursday just-the-jobs set.  Happy hunting!

1) The Alliance for Health Policy is recruiting for two Health Policy Interns for the Winter/Spring term –  strong writing, research, and communication skills and a strong interest in health policy desired; preference for full-time candidates – modest stipend offered – apply by Oct. 20

2) ACLULegislative Assistant

3) American Bankers AssociationVice President, Grassroots Advocacy

4) APCO WorldwideConsultant, Public Affairs

5) ASPCAState Legislative Coordinator

6) Ballot Initiative Strategy CenterBallot Integrity Manager

7-8) Brookings Institution
9) CBS RadioWeb Content Specialist

10) Congressional Budget OfficeEditor – $75k-$120k – apply by Oct. 29

11) Congressional Research ServiceAnalyst in National Government/Elections – $66k-$86k – apply by Nov. 13

12) Dept. of Defense Education ActivityGraphic Arts Specialist – $79k-$103k – apply by Oct. 23

13) Hill+Knowlton StrategiesPublic Relations Fellow, Corporate Affairs – see also main career page

14-16) Georgetown University
17) GoodwillPublic Relations Specialist

18) Human Rights CampaignCampaign Manager supporting the HRC Rising initiative

19) Mystery employer Product Communications Manager – search managed by the BOSS Group

20) Mystery mid-sized strategic communications firmSenior Vice President – search managed by Chaloner Associates

21-24) Nature Conservancy
25) National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS DirectorsSenior Associate, Policy & Legislative Affairs – see also main career page

26-28) National Federation of Independent Business
29-30) National Public Radio
31) New Civil Liberties AllianceCommunications Director – search managed by Talent Market

32) NFL Players AssociationCommunications Project Coordinator – $40k

33-34) Oceana
35) Office of the Director of National Intelligence Legislative Liaison – $112k-$161k – apply by Oct. 13

36) Pinnacle Engineering & Management SolutionsLegislative Liaison – Secret clearance required – see also main career page

37) PBSDirector, Social Media

38) Public Company Oversight Accounting Board Communications Intern, Spring 2018

39-41) U.S. News & World Report