Wednesday, December 27, 2017

And Here We Are, Yet Again

We're a work-in-progress today ... and in some sense, we're a work-in-progress every day.  But for your purposes, just check back later for more, OK?  [edit: all done now].

Northern Virginia Community College Director of Strategic Communications & Media Relations – significant experience in business-to-business and/or business-to-government communications required; background in marketing work for a higher education, state agency, or tech industry organization preferred.

Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the AmericasMarketing & Social Media Specialist – avid social media user with graphic design experience & creative mindset desired.

Per the comments, we see that the Sheppard Pratt Health System is looking for a Public Relations Manager with at least 5 years of public relations-related experience as well as prior work in the healthcare field – Baltimore, MD – see also main career page

National Cattleman’s Beef Association (scroll to find)
Calloway & AssociatesLead Writer supporting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center – $20/hr – 3+ years’ experience desired.

International Food Policy Research InstituteHead of Communications supporting HarvestPlus – 12+ years of demonstrable success & experience in leading and managing a communications function required, preferably in a multinational company agency or international organization.

Recently opened opportunities at ICF International:
House of Representatives/Office of the CAOMedia Logistics Assistant – $50k-$76k – apply by Jan. 9

Center for Civilians in ConflictSenior Manager, Communications – seeking candidates with 10+ years’ experience in journalism/communications & contacts with journalists working on humanitarian and conflict issues in MENA, Africa, Europe, etc. – apply by Dec. 31

National Public RadioDeputy Business Editor – minimum 8-10 years of editorial experience required as well as 5+ years’ management experience

United Nations FoundationSenior Advisor, Public Health Advocacy & Mainstreaming supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves – at least 15-20 years of relevant advocacy, public health, and/or donor relations work experience desired.

Cancer Support CommunityDirector of Communications (scroll to find) – 3-4 years of experience in a PR, communications, or marketing setting sought.

Aircraft Owners & Pilots AssociationVice President, Legislative Affairs – extensive Capitol Hill experience required network as well as demonstrated facility in in drafting and moving bills through the legislative process.

SumOfUs, a worldwide community committed to curbing the power of corporations, seeks Communications Director with 6+ years of communications & high-level strategy-making experience – remoted-based OK – apply by Jan. 25

KetchumDigital Strategist – minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience required; agency background preferred

Campaign Legal Center
Dept. of the InteriorCongressional Affairs Liaison – $94k-$145k – apply by Jan. 18
more to come OK, we're done –

1 comment:

Gordon said...

National Fund for Workforce Solutions - Communications Assistant

The National Fund is an initiative of national and local funders whose mission is to drive practices, policies, and investments that enable workers to succeed in good jobs, provide employers with a skilled workforce, and build more prosperous communities. Learn more at the National Fund’s work and mission at

The Communications Assistant will assist the Communications Director in content development and strategic communications and work with the CAO on tasks surrounding communications related to grants, proposals, funders and events.

Position requires close collaboration and coordination with other team members. Responsibility, flexibility, excellent judgment, strong sense of initiative and ability to act independently are essential to succeed. Communications Assistant will report directly to the Communications Director. Position is based in Washington DC.


• Develop blogs, bylines, features and/or multimedia content on local and national activities (including: launch of new initiatives, programmatic outcomes, and testimonials of program value from participants and businesses) for external communications, funders, collaborative partners and evaluation activities.
• Manage the National Fund’s Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn platforms and produce social media toolkits and content for partners.
• Manage National Fund communications tools including its CRM and mass-marketing systems, collaboration platform, and its webinar platforms
• Produce email campaigns and regular correspondence to philanthropic audiences and local partners about National Fund activities and successes.
• Assist National Fund staff in facilitating information sharing and peer-learning between National Fund regional collaboratives.
• Support the Communications Director in managing the production of National Fund publications and designed materials.
• Assist in website maintenance to ensure accurate representation of the National Fund and effective archival of National Fund materials and activities.
• Draft and send gift acknowledgment letters.
• Assist in review and research of proposals and reports.
• Prepare meeting materials and assist with administrative tasks as necessary
• Assist the National Team in preparing for conferences and meetings


• Bachelor’s degree, preferred
• A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in communications or a similar field with extensive research and writing responsibilities Impeccable oral and written communication skills required
• Ability to conduct qualitative research and present findings in multiple written formats including blogs, testimonials, and bylines
• Outstanding attention to detail with particular competency in copy-editing
• Resourcefulness and ability to think independently
• Strong professionalism with the ability to function efficiently in a busy environment
• Be a self-starter with the ability to offer suggestions and contribute to the improvement of processes and projects
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team, including remote staff, on multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment.
• Expected to work independently and/or as a team member with initiative, motivation, flexibility, organization and attention to accuracy of projects and tasks
• Experience in resource development, preferred
• Knowledge of workforce development, talent management or poverty alleviation, preferred.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience - Excellent benefits

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter (including salary expectations) explaining your interest in the position and organization to Jacob Clark, Communications Director, at

Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity in its workforce: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.