Friday, March 9, 2018

Great Jobs, Slight Concerns [edit: concerns allayed]

Hello Friday!  We close your week out with several great direct-to-us finds (the first 6 employers noted, to be exact about it), plus regular Friday mainstays and a handful of others we unearthed.

Imaging satellite builder & operator Planet seeks Senior Director of Government Affairs with strong leadership skills and capacity for self-direction to support lengthy government procurement & legislative cycles – see also main career page

As we round into consulting & campaign season, our friends at PoliTemps are seeking sharp & motivated political, PR, media & public affairs temporary staff (scroll to find) for a variety of assignments in DC and the metro area.

League of Conservation Voters
  • Digital Coordinator – 2-3 years of demonstrable success in online organizing, email advocacy, and /or online fundraising – desired apply by Mar. 14
  • States Programs Coordinator – experience in project management or program development to include: planning logistics, budgeting & reporting required –  apply by Mar. 19
Rewire.News, a daily online publication focusing on health, rights & justice, has just shared this Manager, Media Outreach (pdf) opportunity suited for candidates with 3+ years experience in communications, preferably for media/journalism entities or related to reproductive, racial, economic, and/or environmental justice – mid $50k to low $70k

Self-described entrepreneurial-minded leading tech media company Scoop News Group has let us know they are actively recruiting for these roles (scroll to find):
The Sheridan Group, a group offering advocacy services that “help the good do better,” is seeking a polished & highly organized Executive Assistant to the President & Director of Administration with 5+ years executive office experience in a law firm, association, non-profit, or  lobbying firm.

Council on FoundationsDirector of Communications – 7+ years of marketing and/or communications experience desired.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Pew Research CenterSenior Researcher, Global Attitudes – extensive survey research experience is required; advanced degree preferred

FDA/Center for Drug Evaluation & ResearchWriter/Editor – $96k-$126k – apply by Mar. 13

FDA/Office of Medical Products & TobaccoSupervisory Legislative Analyst – $134k-$164k – apply by Mar. 19

American Association of ImmunologistsDirector of Communications (pdf) – 7+ years years managing professional communications activities/initiatives, including overseeing the production of magazines/newsletters, is required; background in biomedical field a plus – see also main career page 

American University
Public Religion Research InstituteDigital Strategy Manager – 3-5 of experience as a social media or digital strategist desired, along with strong writing, editing & proofreading skills. 

Heritage FoundationSenior Advisor, Executive Branch Relations –  seeking candidates with 5-10 years of relevant policy and government experience, especially within the executive branch 

Atlantic Media
Update: We originally described this LinkedIn-sourced Director of Communications opportunity as being with with the the Town of Vienna, but a considerably sharper-eyed commenter has pointed out that the job is with Vienna's Our Lady of Good Counsel Church & School instead.  We remain perturbed by our initial carelessness.

Best wishes for a happy & harmonious weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.


Crystal Newcombe Nosal said...

I have seen that Director of Comms listing before. When reading the description it appears that it is actually for "Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and School" located in Vienna, not the actual local government.

Blogger said...

Slight concerns?

Gordon said...

Thanks Crystal - that slipped right by me - will update that now.