Friday, March 31, 2017

Hello Friday!

Our week of intermittent posting draws to a close with a final tally of 150 jobs & internships found (Mon. 50, Wed. 60, Fri. 40).  We hope one of more those catches/caught your fancy, and that your CV & carefully crafted cover letters make it to the keeper stack.

1) The Aspen Institute has passed along this Communications Associate post supporting their Economic Opportunities Program suited for candidates with 1-3 years related communications experience desired & ability to absorb and dissect economic, workforce & education policy topics.

2) kglobal seeks Account Supervisor/Brand Manager with 5-7 years of experience in branding & marketing demonstrating a broad understanding/knowledge of the field including brand strategy & brand identity

3) The Center for American Progress is in search mode for a Speechwriter with strong writing/editing & research skills as well as ability to succeed in high-pressure/tight-deadline situations

4) The Center for Auto Safety seeks a new Executive Director (pdf) to take the wheel; law or engineering degree or comparable technical experience desired, as well as non-profit advocacy background & staff/financial management skills – apply by Apr. 15

5-6) Fresh opportunities with Weber Shandwick:
7) Alliance for JusticeCommunications Intern

8-9) American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find)
10) American Enterprise InstituteMedia Relations and Marketing Associate, Foreign & Defense Policy

11) American UniversityCommunications Coordinator, School of Professional & Extended Studies – $21-$22/hr

12) America’s Health Insurance PlansVice President, Federal Affairs

13) Atlantic MediaCorporate Operations Coordinator

14) British Embassy – Commercial Coordinator, UK Defence Procurement Office – $22/hr – apply by Apr. 19

15-17) Brookings Institution
18) Catholic Prayer BreakfastSpecial Event Coordinator – part-time

19) Communities in SchoolsManager, Digital Fundraising & Engagement

20-21) C-SPAN
22-23) Corporate Accountability Council – Boston, MA
24) Cystic Fibrosis FoundationCommunications & Media Coordinator

25) Discovery CommunicationsSocial Media Coordinator

26) Environmental Defense FundProgram Specialist, Sustainable Sourcing Initiative

27) GreenpeaceProgram Engagement Director – apply today, Mar. 31

28-30) Heritage Foundation
31) Mass Mutual Lobbyist, Federal Government Relations

32) Mystery DC-based medical associationEditorial Assistant – $13-$15/hr – temporary/contract position – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

33) National Association of Home BuildersCommunications Manager (scroll to find)

34-35) Nature Conservancy
36) Pew Research CenterCommunications Associate, Religion

37) Sibley HospitalStewardship Coordinator

38) University of MarylandAssistant Director of Communications – apply by Apr. 29

39-40) Washington Institute for Near-East Policy
Best wishes for super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

No Static at All

We remain in just-the-jobs mode for the most part, and we'll be back again on Friday.

1) The American Society of Civil Engineers has shared this Senior Manager, Government Relations opportunity – 5-7 years of related policy or legislative experience desired; Congressional office, lobbying, association, or professional society a plus.

2) TechCongress seeks Program Manager to support their Congressional Information Fellowship program – $70k-$80k – 3-5 years’ experience working on or with Capitol Hill or an Executive Branch technology team & knowledge of technology policy issues desired.

3-5) New opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
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7) The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, best known as the folks who promote and care for Monticello, are looking to add a Corporate & Foundation Relations Officer (scroll to find) to their Charlottesville, Va.-based team – 3-5 years of experience in corporate and/or foundation fundraising required.

8) The University of Maryland Baltimore County seeks a Communications Manager to support the humanities & social sciences at UMBC – top-notch writing, editing, research, speaking, and pitching/placement skills desired – Baltimore, MD – apply by Apr. 7

9) Kivvit has full-time Public Affairs Trainee opportunities available for current college seniors or recent grads; 4-month term w/ chance to extend noted – available immediately

10) The Howard University Transportation Research Center has passed along multiple paid Summer 2017 Intern opportunities open to current undergrad & grad students; while many of these appear to require engineering/tech or transportation backgrounds, a Communications & Marketing Intern (scroll to bottom) slot is among those available – $18-$20/hr

11-12) American Forests
13) Biotechnology Innovation OrganizationManager, Communications

14) Blue Cross/Blue Shield AssociationSenior Policy Manager

15) Booz Allen HamiltonCommunications & Event Planning Coordinator

16) BRTRC Federal SolutionsCongressional Affairs Analyst

17-31) Capitol Hill
32) Case FoundationCommunications Manager – 3-month term – search managed by Hartman Executive Advisors

33) Central Intelligence AgencyPublications Officer – $53k-$71k

34) FDIC Office of Inspector GeneralIntern opportunities – $33k-$65k – for undergrad or grad students in a range majors including Public Administration, Law, Economics, Political Science, Media Relations, Public Communication, and Journalism – DC or Dallas, TX – apply by April 3

35-36) International Justice Mission
37) JPMorgan ChaseCorporate Communications Manager

38) League of Women VotersCommunications Manager

39) Mystery government contractorCommunications Specialist – contract status

40) Mystery mid-sized law firmMarketing Communications Coordinator (search DC location, then scroll to find it at job # 885340) – search managed by the R & W Group

41) Mystery premier IT firmMarketing & Communications Specialist – $55k – search managed by Alijon

42) National Society of Professional EngineersStaff Writer

43) NTCA/The Rural Broadband AssociationPublic Relations Manager

44-45) Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
46-47) Service Year
48) Smithsonian Institution Digital Content Specialist – $54k-$71k – apply by Apr. 10

49) Society for NeuroscienceMedia Relations Specialist

50) St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes SchoolDirector of Development – search managed by Deerfield Associates

51) University of VirginiaDirector of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Darden School of Business – Charlottesville, Va.

52) U.S. Chamber of Commerce Director, Health Care Policy

53) U.S. Conference of Catholic BishopsPolicy Intern – Spanish language skills preferred

54) U.S. Naval Academy FoundationMajor Gifts Officer (pdf) – Annapolis, MD

55-58) Various mystery employers – searches managed by the Creative Group
59) WESTATDigital & Social Media Specialist (search Rockville location or job ID 12132BR)

60) … and finally: are you that special night time voice to light up the District? Cumulus Media seeks Evening Personality to put his or her stamp on the after-dark edition of Mix 107.3; we expect it’ll all go like this for you.

Monday, March 27, 2017

M-W-F, J-T-J

We're going with a (mostly) just-the-jobs format this week and publishing on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Don't forget yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week to add to your job-search dance card.

1) The Plastics Industry Association is actively seeking candidates for Manager, External Relations (scroll to find) for the American Progressive Bag Alliance – 3-5 years of relevant experience in communications, coalition management, or trade association role desired

2) The National Association of Independent Schools seeks Senior Writer/Editor to help produce Independent School magazine & contribute to other communications channels – 6+ years’ relevant experience required, preferably in a magazine,  plus advanced editing, writing, and proofreading skills.

3) The Hatcher Group seeks Print & Web Design Associate who is proficient with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop knowledge, and also skilled in WordPress, social media & print processes.

4) The Economic Innovation Group has passed along these full-time Summer 2017 Communications Intern (pdf) and Research & Policy Intern (pdf) opportunities – $600/wk pay grade applies to both posts

5) American College of SurgeonsManager, Legislative & Political Affairs

6-7) American Enterprise Institute
8-9) American Geophysical Union
10-11) American Red Cross
12) Armed Forces Services Corp. Strategic Communications Specialist

13) BAE SystemsSocial Media Intern

14) Booz Allen HamiltonPublic Affairs Specialist

15-17) Center for Popular Democracy
18) Centers for Disease Control & PreventionCommunications Fellow supporting the National Center for Health Statistics – June 1 start date preferred

19) Cigna Director of Public Policy

20-21) Council of State Governments
22) George Mason UniversityEvent Coordinator for the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute –  Front Royal, Va. – apply by Mar. 31

23) George Washington UniversityDepartment of Development & Alumni Relations, Milken Institute School of Public Health

24) Gilead Sciences Inc.Director, Government Affairs

25) Girl Scout Council of the Nation's CapitalWeb & New Media Specialist

26-27) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
28) LeidosCommunications Assistant supporting the National Institute of Justice

29) Mathematica Policy ResearchDirector of Strategic Communications – DC or Princeton, NJ

30-34) National Trust for Historic Preservation
35) National Wildlife FederationWeb Content Specialist – 6-month term

36) OECD Washington Center Public Affairs & Media Intern – Fall 2017

37-38) Open Society Foundation
39-40) Pepsi Co.
41-42) Regional Airline Association – searches managed by SmithBucklin
43-44) Salem Media Group
45) Spectrum/Charter CommunicationsSenior Director, Government Affairs

46) Truth InitiativeSocial Media Coordinator

47) University of RichmondReport Writer & Coordinator, Advancement Data/Analytics – Richmond, Va.

48) UPSPublic Affairs Intern (legislative/policy focus) and Public Affairs Intern (communications focus) – 18-month term, starting May 2017

49) Weber ShandwickDirector/Vice President, Health Care Public Affairs

50) Western GrowersGovernment Affairs Analyst

– see you again Wednesday –

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Last Call for 23

Here's your Sunday run of 23 previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Conservation Voters of IdahoPolitical Associate (scroll to find) – Boise, ID – Mar. 27 

U.S. Capitol PolicePublic Affairs Specialist – $128k-$160k – Mar. 27

Food & Agriculture Organization of the United NationsSenior Liaison Officer (pdf) – Mar. 28

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Specialist/Stewardship Writer (scroll to find) – Mar. 28

National Conference of State Legislatures
University of Maryland Director of Development, Business SchoolMar. 29 

World BankCommunications AdvisorMar. 29 

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Pennsylvania State Director – $60k+ – Camp Hill, PA – Mar. 31 

Chesapeake Bay FoundationEvents & Promotions Admin Assistant (scroll to find) – temporary position; Apr.-June term – Annapolis, MD – Mar. 31

Congressional Research Service Analyst, Environmental Policy – $94k-$123k – Mar. 31 

Legacies of WarCommunications & Community Engagement Consultant – contract status; 6-month term – Mar. 31

U.S. ArmyWriter/Editor – $94k-$123k – Mar. 31 

Nature Conservancy
Conservation Alabama Development Director (pdf) – $36k-$40k – Mobile, AL – Apr. 1
Trinity Episcopal School – Richmond, Va.
British Embassy
National Community Reinvestment CoalitionCommunications Specialist supporting the DC Women’s Business CenterApr. 2

U.S. Coast GuardCommunications Specialist supporting USGC’s Civil Rights Directorate – $54k-$86k – offered under the Recent Graduates ProgramApr. 2

Friday, March 24, 2017

Picture Yourself in Maui or Even 1,000 miles South of There

Happy Friday!  Several excellent direct-to-us submissions (the first eight of these) in today's week-ending set.

The Plastics Industry Association is in search mode for a Digital Communications Specialist (PDF) with 3-5 years’ experience in communications, marketing, and writing/storytelling & expertise with social media platforms.

Raise DC, a multi-sector partnership that works to improve educational outcomes for DC children & youth, seeks an early-level Special Assistant to provide admin support to the organization's core staff and partners, as well as assisting in communications activities 7 special events. Experience in the nonprofit, education, or government sectors preferred – apply by Apr. 14

The American Gastroenterological Association is looking to bring aboard a Communications Manager with at least four years’ experience in the communications field as well as command of AP style & familiarity w/ content management systems; background in health/medical/science issues a plus.

Shaw Bransford & Roth seeks entry to mid-level Legislative & Communications Associate (scroll to find) – detail-orientation & ability to work independently are valued; previous Capitol Hill experience a plus.

The Center for International Private Enterprise seeks Staff Writer & Editorial Content Specialist with at least 5 years’ experience developing high-quality content; journalism, Capitol Hill press office, or speech writing background preferred

Humanitarian group Relief International has just passed along this this part-time Communications & Philanthropy Intern post for Summer 2017 – writing/editing capabilities, graphics & social media skills all valued – see also main career page.

Our friends at the U.S. Travel Coalition have shared paid opportunities for a Grassroots & PAC Intern and for a Communications Intern supporting Project: Time Off (scroll to find for both posts) – mid-May through Aug. time frame preferred.

Established direct response agency the Lukens Company seeks Marketing Intern (scroll to find) of the paid variety to contribute in a wide range of taskings – Shirlington location 

American University
Mystery employerCopywriter/Proofreader – to $50k – Vienna-based – search managed by Creative Circle

Atlantic Media – opportunities supporting AtlanticLIVE:
AstraZenecaManager, Brand Communications – minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in corporate affairs, public affairs, corporate or brand communications, and issues management required.

University of Maryland
Becket, a non-profit law firm that defends religious freedom for people of all faiths, seeks part-time Production Assistant (scroll to find) with knowledge of DSLR filmmaking as well as facility with Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro

… and finally: how about some potential living-the-tropical-dream type opportunities with the Nature Conservancy?
… and finally, part 2: or double down on the exciting job in an exotic locale factor by taking on this Digital Media Advisor role with the Institute for War & Peace Reporting based in Columbo, Sri Lanka.

Best wishes for an awesome hey-it's-finally-really-Spring weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Envelopes & Stamps Required

1) Accountability CouncilPolicy Associate

2) Achieving the DreamVice President of Strategic Partnership & Communications (pdf) – search managed by Commongood Careers

3) American Federation of State, County & Municipal EmployeesPolitical Action Representative – $70k

4-5) American Society of Anesthesiologists – see also main career page
6) APCO WorldwideInterns (scroll to find)

7) Brookings InstitutionRubenstein Fellowship – apply by May 16

8) BRTRCCommunications/Public Affairs Specialist – current DoD security experience required

9) Chesapeake Bay TrustDevelopment & Communications Coordinator – Annapolis, MD

10) Center for Global DevelopmentCommunications Assistant

11) Conservation Alabama Development Director (pdf) – $36k-$40k – Mobile, AL – apply by Apr. 1

12) Embassy of DenmarkHead of Culture, Press & Public Diplomacy (scroll to find) – fluency in Danish required – apply by Mar. 24

13-15) Facebook
16) Fox/National Geographic PartnersExecutive Assistant to the Chief Communications Officer

17-18) Georgetown University
19-20) The Hill
  • Director of Events
  • here’s a rare sight: actual sent-using-envelopes-and-stamps applications are required for Intern posts
21-22) Howard Hughes Medical InstituteSocial Media Specialist

23) Mystery environmental organizationDevelopment Assistant – temporary position – $14-$17/hr – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

24) Mystery Falls Church-based telecom companyWeb Content Manager – search managed by Profiles

25) National Council for Interior Design QualificationMarketing & Communications Manager – part-time

26) National Defense Industrial AssociationSocial Media & Digital Marketing Specialist – apply by Apr. 7

27-29) National Restaurant Association
30) Nature ConservancyDirector of Communications, Global Water – London, UK – apply by Apr. 21

31) Providence HospitalCommunications & PR Manager – can also search here, using keyword communications or job ID 183213

32) Public CitizenHealthcare Policy Advocate (pdf)

33) The Reis GroupIntern, Spring/Summer 2017 – $14/hr

34-35) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
36-39) Recent opportunities via Talent Market:
40-41) Trinity Episcopal School – Richmond, Va.
42) U.S. ArmyWriter/Editor – $94k-$123k – apply by Mar. 31

43) World Resources InstituteFoundation Relations Manager

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Fairness, Justice & Rocketry

Americans for Tax Fairness is in search mode for a Director of Communications with 7+ years of strategic communications experience and skills in media relations, digital/social media & website management; familiarity with economic, tax and budget issues very helpful – search managed by Democracy Partners.

Our friends – as well as devoted friends to man’s best friend – at the Humane Society of the U.S. have let us know about several currently-open opportunities; also note: you can bring your pooch to the office!
The Institute for Justice has passed along this call for a Director for their Center for Judicial Engagement; top candidates will possess ability to serve as an effective spokesperson, a solid grounding in constitutional law, at least three years of legal experience (plus a JD, we assume), and demonstrated commitment to individual liberty & limited government.

The Aerospace Industry Association has shared these currently-available Intern post with us:
We have it on good authority that this Senior Associate, Executive Office & Internal Communications post with the Pew Charitable Trusts that we first noted nearly a month ago is still available – 4+ years relevant experience & superior writing/editing skills are required.

Several opportunities shown as available with the previously unknown-to-us Good Food Institute (scroll to find):
Howard UniversitySenior Director, Media Relations – 10+ years’ experience on communications, media relations, journalism or related field required – can also search here

Capitol Hill
Fresenius Medical CareVice President, Government Affairs – at least five years’ experience in federal government relations, preferably related to ESRD or other applicable health care experience.

Environmental Defense Fund
These appear to be new with Bread for the World since last week’s Humanitarian & Relief Jobs Special – see also main career page
The City of Alexandria will sustain you to the tune of $72k-$116 for service as the City’s Sustainability Coordinator – apply by Apr. 4

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of CommerceChief Executive Officer – Glen Burnie, MD – projected 3Q 2017 start date; apply by June 30

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Special Edition: Government Relations & Lobbying

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again turn to jobs & internships in the government relations, lobbying & advocacy space.

Senior Manager, Political Affairs

American Association of Nurse PractitionersPolicy Analyst, State Government Affairs (scroll to find) – $54k-$86k

American Physical Therapy Association Congressional Affairs & Grassroots Specialist – 4+ years' experience in political/legislative affairs or grassroots desired.

American Public Gas AssociationDirector of Government Affairs

American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationDirector, Political Advocacy

Association for Advanced Life UnderwritingVice President, Legislative Affairs

Association of American Medical CollegesGovernment Relations Intern

ASPCASenior Manager, Federal Legislation

BattelleAssociate Director of Congressional Affairs

BOAT U.S.Government Affairs Intern

Center for American ProgressManager, State and Local Government Affairs

Center for International Policy Advocacy Director

ComcastCorporate & Government Relations Intern

Committee to Protect JournalistsWashington Advocacy Manager – apply by Apr. 30

Cure SMADirector of Policy & Advocacy

GenentechDirector, Federal Government Affairs

German Marshall Fund of the U.S.Congressional Affairs Intern

Hartford Financial Services Group
Managing Director/Head of Federal Affairs

HoneywellGovernment Relations Intern

Horizon PharmaIntern, Federal Government Affairs & Policy

Humanity UnitedSenior Associate, Policy & Government Relations (scroll to find)

Kids in Need of Defense
Learning Policy InstitutePolicy Advisor

McKessonDirector of Federal Government Relations

Mobilitie Senior Government Relations Manager

Mystery employerGovernment Relations Specialist – $50k-$55k – search managed by Anchorage Consultants

National Conference of State Legislatures
National Governors AssociationLegislative Director, Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

Prevent Cancer FoundationDirector, Policy & Advocacy – apply by Apr. 7

The Public Interest Network Lobbying Associate – $26k

RaytheonSenior Manager, Government Relations

RheemManager of Government Affairs & Public Policy (search keyword public policy) – shown as being in Atlanta, GA, but it's also shown here as DC-based

SAICGovernment Affairs Intern

Smith & NephewPublic Policy & Government Affairs Specialist

Smith’s MedicalGovernment Relations PAC Administrator

Takeda PharmaceuticalFederal Government Affairs Director

Travelers2VP, Government Relations (we believe 2VP = Second Vice President)

UCBAssociate Director, U.S. Health Policy

U.S. Global Leadership Council
WGL Holdings/Washington GasFederal Government Relations & Policy Manager

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of AmericaSenior Director/Vice President, Federal Affairs

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hello! Would You Like to Find a Great New Job or Internship?

You're in the right place, because we've got a bunch of them today, including a good number of direct-to-us submissions.  And there's some excellent jobs in yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week, as well.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington is in search mode for a Senor Manager of Communications with 5+ years of experience in communications/PR and web content creation

Strauss Media Strategies seeks Account Exec/Senior Account Exec with min. 1-2 years’ experience in PR/communications required; working knowledge of radio & television PR tactics preferred.

National Home Infusion AssociationMarketing Communications Manager (scroll to find) – $70k range – 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in healthcare, are required, along with top-notch writing skills – Metro-proximate Old Town Alexandria location

Xenophon Strategies is actively recruiting for (scroll to find):
The National Asphalt & Paving Association seeks Editorial Director & Content Specialist (pdf) to write/edit for various outlets including Asphalt Pavement magazine – strong writing skills and knowledge of the magazine printing and production process desired – find application link here.

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors has passed along this fresh Director of Communications opportunity – 10-15 years of relevant experience required, including work in the public health field.

Per Friday’s comments section, we bring you this Digital Content Specialist post with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network – social media skills and 4+ years of experience working in an organization involved in grassroots, legislative, and/or media campaigns required.

Johns Hopkins University
Legacies of War educates & advocates for the removal of unexploded ordnance in Laos; your spot in that operation could be as Communications & Community Engagement Consultant – contract status; 6-month term – apply by Mar. 31 – Intern (scroll to find) posts also noted.

NEA Foundation Communications Manager – minimum 3-6 years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field required

Federal Reserve – Summer 2017 Intern opportunities recently posted (scroll to find or search Intern job category)

Here’s a very fresh call for Vice President of Communications (scroll to find) for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation – extensive experience and strong project management, leadership and decision-making skills required – Annapolis, MD – apply by Apr. 11 – scroll down to see a temporary Events & Promotions Admin Assistant post with a Mar. 31 application deadline

Hager Sharp (scroll to find)
National Community Reinvestment CoalitionCommunications Specialist supporting the DC Women’s Business Center – duties include online communications & developing outreach/marketing/promo materials – apply by Apr. 2

Conservation InternationalManaging Editor – duties include management of their Human Nature blog

Congressional Research Service Analyst, Environmental Policy – $94k-$123k – apply by Mar. 31 

Robert F. Kennedy Institute – Summer 2017 Intern sought to support the Speak Truth to Power program, including its related photo exposition
Inova Health System (search using keyword fundraising or by job ID)
Bucolic Orange, Va. could be your new workday home as Associate Director of Communications for the Woodberry Forest School

U.S. Coast GuardCommunications Specialist supporting USGC’s Civil Rights Directorate – $54k-$86k – offered under the Recent Graduates Program – apply by Apr. 2

Justice Policy InstituteCommunications Director –5+ years’ experience in strategic communications leadership role desired, preferably focused on social justice issues.

Higher education software & services provider Ellucian seeks Director, Media Relations with 7+ years related experience & a nose for news.

Amazon Conservation Team Communications Coordinator – experience with Adobe Creative Suite, content management systems & social media desired

Environics CommunicationsIntern (scroll to find) – full-time, paid position – agency or communications office experience preferred.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Return Engagements

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Alliance for Health ReformHealth Policy AssociateMar. 20

Inter-American Development Bank Brand Marketing & Communications Consultant – contract position; 10-month term – fluency in Spanish required – Mar. 20

Pro Bono Institute
Director of CommunicationsMar. 20

Vermont Energy Investment Corp.Public Relations Project ManagerMar. 20

Federal Emergency Management Agency
University of Maryland Director, University Communications – $88k-$111k – Mar. 21

Nature Conservancy
InterActionConsultant, Engaging Lawmakers on Civilian Protection (scroll to find) – 5-month term – Mar. 22

International Monetary FundSpecial Assistant to the Director of Communications (scroll to find or use job # 1700306) – Mar. 22

U.S. Air ForceCongressional Liaison – $65k-$85k – Mar. 22

DC WaterCoordinator, Water Communications – $71k-$119k – Mar. 23

Unicef Public Partnership ManagerMar. 23

British Embassy
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Executive Director – Annapolis, MD – Mar. 24 

Jesuit Refugee ServiceMajor Gifts Officer (pdf) – Mar. 24

United WayLead Associate, Email Campaign SpecialistMar. 24

Friday, March 17, 2017

OK, We're Here

We're off to slow start this morning (which is probably a good practice when it comes to fully enjoying St. Patrick's Day), so we're going to just reference a neat direct-to-us suggestion and a couple of the usual Friday suspects to get started this morning, and we'll add some more new finds later on.

We’re pretty intrigued by the future opportunities in the still-developing geospatial data space; if you are, too, then this Communications Associate (scroll to find) post with is worth a look.

Pew Charitable Trusts
West Coast-based opportunities with our friends at the British Embassy*
Pew Charitable Trusts
American UniversityAssistant Dean of External Relations – fundraising focus – search managed by Lambert & Associates

World BankCommunications Advisor – 12+ years of relevant communications & branding experience required – apply by Mar. 29

Heavy engine & power generation stalwart Cummins seeks Government Relations Admin Associate – 2+ years’ experience required, preferably in a corporate setting

NFL Players AssociationPartner Services Coordinator – $36k – focus on marketing/brand identity-related duties

Cultural DC (scroll to find)
Insulin pump maker Insulet Corp. seeks Director, Government Affairs with 10+ years’ healthcare/pharma-related legislative or Federal agency experience

Association of American RailroadsAssistant Vice President, Government Affairs (pdf) – at least 10 years of congressional and/or administration experience in an area of importance to the railroad industry required.

This new Social Media Strategist post with microfinance group Accion would have been a nice fit for Tuesday’s Humanitarian & Relief Jobs special.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Self-described boutique public relations firm simoneink seeks PR Assistant with 2+ years office or PR-related experience & positive, proactive outlook

Here’s a very fresh Digital & Social Media Specialist opportunity with the National Geographic Society – 1-2 years of experience in social media management & strategy desired

AAAManager, State Relations – 7+ years’ experience in state-level government relations desired; knowledge of traffic safety and vehicle technology issues a plus

Best wishes for a super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

* yes, we know Foreign & Commonwealth Office or the name of the particular consulate would be more accurate terms when there’s no DC-based opportunities, but you know what we mean, right?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

March Happiness

Here's a smaller-than-usual Thursday just-the-jobs set, albeit with some nice direct-to-us submissions and other intriguing finds, to keep you occupied before March Madness kicks into full fear this afternoon.

1) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has just passed along this Head of Campaigns & Strategy for International Industry Accountability opportunity – 7+ years’ experience in developing, implementing, and overseeing campaigns related to a corporate sector required, as well as In-depth knowledge of industry strategies & tactics to used influence public health policy.

2) While this Director of Government Relations (pdf) post with the National Network to End Domestic Violence notes priority status for applications received by Mar. 15, it was just passed along to us yesterday, so it appears they’re still looking for quality applicants – $89k-$105k – extensive legislative/advocacy experience desired.

3) The Association for Accessible Medicines is seeking a Director of Communications (pdf) with 5+ years’ experience & exceptional writing & editing skills; healthcare-related background highly desirable.

4-5) Fresh opportunities with Fintrac, a consulting company developing agricultural solutions to end hunger and poverty.
6-7) The National Geographic Society has let us know about these two Summer 2107 Intern posts to fill – can also search here, using req # or internship job function noted, and other intern posts appear available:
8-11) Atlantic Council of the U.S. (scroll to find, except for interns link)
12) Brookings InstitutionCommunications Manager, Metropolitan Policy Program

13) Georgetown UniversityDevelopment Associate, Parents

14) Hill+Knowlton StrategiesFellow, Corporate Advisory Practice – 6-month term – $15/hr

15-16) Inter-American Development Bank
17) JRB CommunicationsCommunications Assistant – $17/hr

18-19) Nature Conservancy
20) Texas Public Policy FoundationVice President of Communications – Austin, TX – search managed by Talent Market

21) World Resources InstituteCommunications/Operations Intern – 6-month term, starting in May – paid-position

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Lawyers, Trustees, Citizens & Churches

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has just passed along this Communications Officer (pdf) opportunity suited for candidates with 2+ years of related experience that demonstrates expertise in e-mail communications, list building, social networking & media relations.

We got a suggestion to add this Major Gifts Officer (pdf) post with the Jesuit Refugee Service to yesterday’s giant Humanitarian & Relief Jobs Special (and we have); 8-10 years of advancement experience with an emphasis on major gift acquisition and capital campaigns desired – apply by Mar. 24

The American Council of Trustees & Alumni is actively recruiting for these:
Catholic Charities DC seeks Summer 2017 Intern (scroll to find) focusing on their photo/video operations and improving/updating their media contact lists; creativity & hustle also particularly valued; we’re told they have a neat HQ building near the Verizon Center – more Intern opportunities also available here, with Mar. 17 deadlines.

End Citizens United PAC, a progressive group working to get big money out of politics, is seeking paid Interns for the Summer term; duties include donor research, monitoring campaign finance reform developments, assisting communications & political teams, and admin support.

Capitol Hill
Americans for Informed Democracy/AMP Global YouthProject Coordinator supporting a virtual exchange program connecting youth in the US and the Middle East – part-time; 6-month term – apply by Apr. 3

National Wildlife Refuge AssociationPresident – 10+ years of management experience demonstrating political, fundraising & organizational savvy desired – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

Churches for Middle East PeaceInternships – best suited for well-organized college or grad students with excellent communication, writing & editing skills.

U.S. Air ForceCongressional Liaison – $65k-$85k – apply by Mar. 22

International Labor Rights Forum (scroll to find)
Institute on Taxation & Economic PolicySummer Research Intern – paid position – apply by Mar. 31

Leadership Roundtable, a partner to Catholic leaders in the areas of management & leadership development, seeks Communications & Marketing Manager – 5+ years’ experience required – apply by Apr. 28

Consumer Technology AssociationInterns, Summer 2017 (scroll to find)