Friday, May 25, 2018

102 Days & Counting

Hello Friday!  We're glad to be back – and, no we weren't just off on a Caps win! Caps win! Caps win! bender.  But yes, like this guy, we're pretty cheerful these days.

1) New America has put out a fresh call for a Director of Communications with 10+ years of communications experience in an “in-house” leadership role within a complex agency or non-profit environment – we’re told they would prefer to see applications by June 1.

2) Kellen is searching for a Government Affairs Coordinator to provide wide-ranging government affairs and advocacy coordination for multiple association clients, mainly in the food industry – 1-3 years of legislative and/or regulatory experience desired; Capitol Hill background a plus.

3) The Hatcher Group is seeking a Senior Digital Strategist with 5+ years of experience in digital strategy & social media support & an interest in working with a client roster of progressive nonprofits focused on education, poverty, social justice & the environment – Bethesda location.

4-9) The American Association of University Women have let us know they are actively recruiting for all of these:
10-11) Northeastern University has asked us to share this invitation to decamp to Boston to serve as Media Relations Specialist – 4-6 years of experience in media relations desired – we also see a fresh Marketing & Communications Manager post supporting their IT Dept. available.

12) The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is seeking a Corporate Liaison to reach out to public and private institutions to push forward healthful foods and simultaneously eliminate processed meats from their menus. If you have five or more years of experience in negotiations, sales, or lobbying, they would love to hear from you.

13-14) Our friends at CLS Strategies have passed along these entry-level/early career posts:
  • Senior Associate – 2-4+ years of experience in public relations, public affairs and/or politics required; background in litigation and/or crisis communications a plus.
  • Associate – fluency in Spanish a must
15) NARAL Pro-Choice America is seeking a Campaigns Director with 7+ years’ experience in campaigns, advocacy or political organizing, as well as high-level strategic planning skills – search managed by Grossman Heinz

16) Hattaway Communications is in search mode for a Communications Associate with 3-5 years of experience applying research & analysis to strategic communications that achieves measurable impact.

17) Airlines Reporting Corp.Managing Director, Marketing/Communications & Corporate Strategy

18-21) American University
22-24) Brookings Institution
25-27) Capitol Hill
28) Center for American ProgressPolicy Analyst, Postsecondary Education

29) Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Relations Specialist – $96k-$148k – apply by June 6 – subject to early closure

30) Engage Cuba Director of Communications & Outreach

31) Georgetown UniversityAssistant Director of Development, Law School

32-33) Human Rights First
34) Library of Congress Legislative Information Specialist – 120-day initial recruitment term; permanent status possible – $56k-$73k – apply by June 4

35-36) Medical Device Innovation Consortium (scroll to find)
37) Mystery Rockville employer Digital Communications Specialist – search managed by Creative Circle

38-40) Nature Conservancy
41) Northern Virginia Community CollegePublic Safety & Media Relations Specialist – $55k-$70k – apply by June 14

42-45) Pew Charitable Trusts
46) Polaris IndustriesVice President, Government Relations

47) Regional Airline AssociationCommunications & Public Affairs Manager

48) SEIUAssistant Director of Communications, National Organizing

49) University of MarylandCommunications & Media Manager – apply by June 4

50) W. R. Grace & Co.Director, Corporate Communications

If you ascribe to the popular notion that your Summer runs from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day, then you've got 102 days the season to enjoy (July 15 will be the halfway point this year).  Best wishes for getting that started with a lovely & peaceful weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  We'll have the usual recap of jobs closing soon on Sunday, and back with regular programming on Tuesday.  Be safe & have fun.

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