Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Job You Want, the Job You Need, the Job You Deserve ...

... or even the job that needs you; maybe it's one of these. Happy searching!

1-5) Earth Justice has passed along a couple of fresh opportunities to help our planet & ecosystems lawyer up, so to speak – see also main career page

5) Air Line Pilots Association, International Communications Specialist

6) American Association of Airport ExecutivesFederal Affairs Coordinator – see also main careers page

7-10) American Forests

11) American Physical Therapy AssociationCommunications & Marketing Manager supporting the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

12) American Society of Clinical OncologyCongressional Affairs Specialist

13-15) Americans United for the Separation of Church & State (scroll to find)

16) Anheuser-BuschSenior Communications Manager – $120k-$127k – New York

17-23) Booz Allen Hamilton – secret clearance or ability to obtain clearance required in most cases

24) (c) Management, Inc. Marketing Coordinator supporting the Oncology State Societies at ACCC

25-29) Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids – see also main career page

30-32) Consumer Federation of America (scroll to find)

33) Conway StrategicCommunications Director – $100k-$115k – see also main career page

34-36) Friends Committee on National Legislation – Quaker public interest advocacy group – see also main career page

37) Grantmakers for Effective OrganizationsCommunications Specialist – see also main career page

38-41) KPMG

42) Make-A-Wish Mid-AtlanticDirector of Giving & Engagement

43) Mystery Silver Spring-based employerCommunications Specialist – $24-$28/hr – search managed by Randstad

44-47) National Federation of Independent Business

48) Perkins EastmanGraphic Designer – design/architecture firm – see also main career page

49-51) Plastics Industry Association (scroll to find)

52-53) Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

54) Safe State AllianceGovernment Relations Manager – $70k-$80k – remote-based; preferably in DC area

55) St. Andrew's Episcopal SchoolAssistant Director, Lions Fund

58-60) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

On Tap

We're in the thick of Oktoberfest & festival season and we've started a list of what's on tap for the weekend at the end of today's set.

1) The International Council on Clean Transportation is seeking a Senior Communications Specialist to support their International Partnerships Program – 5-7 years of work experience in journalism, communications, or a related field desired – $84k

2) The Flamboyan Foundation is seeking a Director of Communications to help spotlight the group’s work strengthening public education through meaningful family engagement in DC, Puerto Rico, and nationally – $78k –  5+ years of experience in communications, PR or marketing desired, along with proven storytelling ability with a knack for distilling complex concepts in a concise and engaging manner.

3) The National Association of Broadcasters is actively recruiting for this Email Marketing Manager post suited for candidate with 5+ years of relevant experience & facility in email marketing, lead nurturing, marketing automation, and web analytics – see also main career page

4) The Center for the Study of Social Policy has just passed along this Communications Coordinator (pdf) role – 2-4 years of related experience & strong project management skills desired; non-profit background preferred – $45k-$55k (pdf) – apply by Oct. 21 – see also main career page

5-6) AARP

7-8) American Association for the Advancement of Science – see also main career page

9-10) American Jewish Committee

11-12) Aspen Institute

13) Audubon SocietySenior Associate, Digital Engagement

14-17) Brookings Institution

18-20) Carnegie Institution for Science (scroll to find) – see also main career page

21) CLEARDirector, Government & Regulatory Affairs – see also main career page

22) Cultural VistasDigital Communications Manager

23-30) Edelman PR

31) Environmental Working Group Social Media Manager – $60k

32) Federation of American ScientistsCommunications Manager – $65k-$85k

33-34) Georgetown University

35) Global Business Travel AssociationDirector of Marketing

36) Johns Hopkins MedicineCommunications Specialist – Baltimore, MD

37) Keith Campbell Foundation for the EnvironmentProgram Associate supporting the Chesapeake Initiative – $64k – remote-based within Mid-Atlantic region – apply by Oct. 14

38) MicroSystems Automation GroupSenior Communication Lead supporting the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

39) National Center for Public Policy ResearchDigital Media Specialist – search managed by Talent Market

40-42) National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

43) National Institute for Reproductive HealthCommunications Coordinator (scroll to find or use keyword 22-00288 – $60k-$65k – remote-based – search managed by PNP Staffing Group

44) National Safety CouncilExecutive Communications Director – $110k-$125k – remote-based – see also main career page

45) Nature ConservancyCorporate Engagement Specialist – location flexible; DC metro preferred

46-47) ReThink Media

48-54) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)

55) Tidewater Community CollegePublic Relations & Media Specialist – part-time – $13/hr – Norfolk, Va. – apply by Oct. 18

56-57) Tigercomm – see also main career page

Best wishes for an super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  Here's a few things on tap to fuel your hopefully-not-washed-out fun (check back; we're going to add to this list OK, all done):

 And snag your tickets now for next weekend’s Snallygaster 10 – 3rd-6th & Pennsylvania Ave, NW DC – Oct. 8

Monday, September 26, 2022

48 on a Monday

1) New Heights Communications is seeking a whip-smart Associate/Senior Associate (or possibly one of each) with 1-3 years’ related experience (4-6 years for the Senior-level role) – $45k-$70k – looks like a nice benefit/quality-of-live package to us.

2) The National League of Cities is seeking a Senior Communications & Marketing Specialist with 5+ years of marketing and communications experience that showcases your ability to lead/influence others & orchestrate project participants across multiple departments – $58k-$75k

3-4) The Urban Institute has let us know they are actively recruiting for these jobs that both suggest a 4-7 year range of related experience:

5-7) The American Council of Life Insurance has passed these along – scroll to find where applicable & see also main career page

8) Philanthropic impact advisor Arabella Advisors is seeking an Associate Director, Communications with 5+ years’ experience in communications for a business or nonprofit with a social change mission – DC, Chicago, IL or Durham, NC

9) End-of-life advocacy group Compassion & Choices is seeking a National Director, Digital Strategies with proven success in driving digital strategies that engage audiences, increase acquisition and drive donations – $120k+ – flexible location; C&C HQ is in Portland, OR – search managed by Koya Partners/DSG

10) The Women’s Health Alliance is in search mode for a Communications & Development Manager with 3+ years of experience working in communications, marketing, or related fields, ideally in a nonprofit setting; familiarity with development preferred – $60k-$75k – remote-based w/ preference for West-coast candidates; HQ in Berkley, CA

11) The American Pharmacists Association is seeking a Social Media Marketing Manager with of 2+ years of experience working in digital communications/social media, including hands-on execution of a company’s social media platforms; previous engagement at a mission-driven or professional membership organization a plus – $65k-$75k

12) Schmidt Public Affairs is looking for a dynamic Account Supervisor/Senior Account Supervisor with 5+ years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields as well as a solid understanding of the current healthcare landscape – $85k-$115k – Old Town Alexandria location

13-14) Political reform group Unify America has shared a couple of interesting opportunities:

15) World Wildlife FundSpecialist, Media & External Affairs – 4+  years of experience in public relations or journalism required; background in environmental or communications preferred

16-22) American University

23-26) Colorectal Cancer Alliance

27) Dominion EnergyElectric Distribution Marketing & Communications Coordinator – Richmond, Va.

28-29) Heritage Foundation

30-36) Hill+Knowlton Strategies – opportunities in DC or other major cities

37) Johnson & JohnsonState Affairs Director, East supporting the New Consumer Health Company – DC or Skillman/New Brunswick, NJ

38-39) Montgomery College

40) Montgomery CountyPublic Information Officer – $57k-$113k – apply by Oct. 14 – can also search here, using keyword IRC55651

41-42) National Alliance on Mental Illness

43-46) Unidos US – Spanish language skills deemed a plus for all of these:

47) … and finally:  Do you have an interest in supporting online researchers who are learning how to use technological tools or apply technical methods in open source investigations?  Highly effective international watchdog collective Bellingcat seeks Tech Fellows for the Fall season – remote-based – €1,000/mo stipend – learn more about their work on their lively Twitter feed & apply by Sept. 30

48) … and finally, part-2: At the other end of the employer-seriousness spectrum, we spotlight this Social Media & PR Manager opportunity with collegiate wood-bat baseball’s Portland Pickles – at least 1-2 years in social media brand experience desired – Portland, OR or remote-based

Monday, September 19, 2022


Hello Monday!.  We've been swamped lately; hope we can increase the frequency of posts soon.

1) Political consulting & communications firm BerlinRosen is seeking a Practice Leader, Campaign & Creative Services with 12+ years’ experience in political & paid media campaigns across multiple states or in large media markets – search managed by Grossman Solutions

2-4) Fresh opportunities with VEIC supporting the DC Sustainable Energy Utility:

5) Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions is seeking a Communications Manager with 2-3 years of communications, marketing, and/or PR experience, as well as graphic design, social media & content creation skills – search managed by Big Fish Recruiting

6) The American Clinical Laboratory Association has passed along this Director, Communications & Public Affairs role suited to candidates with 5+ years of relevant experience; background in healthcare, public affairs and /or nonprofit communications a plus.

7-8) Earthjustice has let us know they are bolstering their legal team:

9) Our pals at PoliTemps have let us know that they are looking to bring aboard additional sharp, high-hustle political, PR, media & public affairs temporary staff for a variety of assignments in DC & the metro area.

10) American Enterprise InstituteResearch Assistant, Economic Policy Studies

11-12) American Gas Association

13-14) APCO Worldwide

15-18) Bipartisan Policy Center

19-20) British Embassy

21) Cato InstituteResearch Associate, Economic Policy

22) General MotorsAssistant Media Manager, Cadillac – Warren, MI or remote-based

23-25) George Mason University

26-29) Georgetown University

30-32) Global Situation Room (scroll to find)

33) Lockheed Martin Communications & Public Affairs Director (scroll down a good bit to see description)

34-38) National Council of Jewish Women

39) National Organization for WomenDigital Media Intern – $700/mo – apply by Sept. 23

40) Ocean ConservancyDirector of Internal Communications

41-42) PBS

43-44) Pew Charitable Trusts

45-46) Taxpayers for Common Sense (scroll to find)

47-48) WE ACT for Environmental Justice – see also main career page

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Counsel, Pro Consul, Editor & Evaluator

1) The American Council on Renewable Energy is seeking a Senior Public Affairs Manager (scroll to find) to support the Macro Grid Initiative – $110k-$125k – 5+ years advocacy, communications, political campaign, or organizing experience desired.

2) The Consumer Brands Association has shared this Policy Manager, Product Policy opportunity suited for aspirants with 3-5 years of relevant experience; advocacy or public affairs campaign background preferred.  Work in a Congressional office or federal/state agency a plus.

3-5) Opportunities with Center on Budget & Policy Priorities:

6) The Economic Information Group is seeking a Policy Associate (pdf) with ideal profile of social sciences or economics undergrad degree & at least 2-3 years of related experience demonstrating a strong comprehension of the federal legislative process &
executive branch

7) New America seeks a Senior Policy Counsel with 5+ years’ experience to support the Open Technology Institute & lead work on broadband access & adoption and open internet issues – $92k

8) The DC Abortion Fund seeks a Communications Manager (pdf) with 3+ years of experience working in communications; media & social media engagement; and/or leading communications to donors and supporter communities – $65k

9) Boston University’s School of Public Health is looking for an Assistant Director for their Activist Lab with 5-8 years’ experience in project management, communications and marketing.  Background in political campaigns, community organizing and/or other forms of advocacy & activism also desirable for this Boston-based role.

10) Bloomberg is seeking a Congress Editor, Team Lead to drive coverage of power, influence and action on Capitol Hill to tell stories across all our platforms, including stories, newsletters, podcasting and video – 7+ years of experience in journalism sought, with demonstrated success producing excellent & ambitious stories

11) The Mortgage Bankers Association is recruiting for a highly organized Conference Programs & Accreditation Specialist with 3+ years of relevant experience; familiarity with continuing education credits preferred

12-13) American Geophysical Union

14-17) British Embassy

18) The Building PeopleSenior Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Specialist

19-21) Chickasaw Nation Industries

22-30) Democracy Fund

31) Energy Futures InitiativeCommunications Associate – $60k-$70k

32-33) Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County

34) International Development Group Communications & Events Manager

35-39) Johns Hopkins University – all roles noted are DC-based:

40) National LGBTQ Task ForceCommunications Marketing Campaign Manager – DC or New York

41) PEAK GrantmakingAssociate Communications Director (pdf) – see also main career page & their grantmaking job board

42) TELUS International Social Media Evaluator – part-time/home-based

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

It's a Start

Let's get your post-Labor Day, Fall job-search campaign going.

Sept. 11 update: we'll be back on Tuesday, Sept. 13, but we wanted to spotlight this Communications Assistant role at the Supreme Court now, given its Sept. 14 (or possibly earlier) closing date – $61k-$88k

1) Political reform group Issue One is seeking a Legislative Director with 3+ years’ experience in legal, legislative, or public affairs settings as well as capability to analyze and communicate on policy issues – $58k-$70k – search managed by Grossman Solutions

2) Mighty Earth touts a proven “perfect storm” model of driving change as a catalyst to their leading role in persuading the world’s largest food and agriculture companies to act against deforestation land-grabbing, human rights abuse, and […] the adoption of multi-billion-dollar shifts to clean energy – and you can add your skills to those efforts as Communications Manager there – $76k-$95k – DC or London, UK

3) The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is recruiting for a Prospect Research Analyst with 2-4 years’ relevant experience and knowledge of prospect research, prospect management, and development fields – $58k-$63k – Annapolis MD – apply by Sept. 9

4) Our contact at the Patient Access Network Foundation touts mostly home-based work when you’re not representing the organization at conferences & trade shows as Conference Manager – $68k-$72k – 3+ years of experience managing events, conferences, or other types of meetings requiring a significant amount of logistics desired – see also main career page

5-8) American Cancer Society

9) Asian American LEADManager of Development & Communications (pdf) – see also main career page

10-12) Bretton Woods Committee (scroll to find)

13) Defense Counterintelligence & Security AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – Quantico, Va. – apply by Sept. 12

14) Dept. of DefensePublic Affairs/Social Media Specialist – $106k-$138k – apply by Sept. 7

15) Ferring PharmaceuticalsDirector, State Government Affairs 

16) Government Accountability OfficePublic Affairs Specialist – $87k-$139k – apply by Sept. 15; subject to early closure

17) Mystery employerCommunications Specialist – $70k – search managed by Turn2Partners

18) Mystery international nonprofit humanitarian organizationSocial Media Specialist – 3-month term – up to $35/hr – remote-based – search managed by Creative Circle 

19) National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $148k-$176k – apply by Sept. 29

20-23) ONE Campaign


27-31) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find where applicable)

32-33) Union of Concerned Scientists

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Press Your Advantage

If you're looking at these, you're waaaaay ahead of job-seeking peers who have shelved the search until after Labor Day. So press your advantage by applying for one of these (or some other job you find elsewhere) & then get the Margarita components out, or whatever you do.  Happy hunting!

1) GoodWeave, a nonprofit working to stop child labor in global supply chains, is recruiting for a Communications & Program Associate to implement communications projects & tactics and provide admin services for a 14 person staff. Position assists the VP of Communications with duties such as campaign and project management, social media, eNewsletters, website content and edits, reporting & graphic design.

2) Carbon180 is seeking a strategic-thinking Director of Finance & Administration (pdf) with CPA credential & 10+ years’ experience in non-profit finance – $140k-$182k pay grade & a pretty great looking benefit/schedule package are part of the deal – see also main career page – apply by Sept. 26

3-5) We’re just coming across opportunities that Communications Shop tried to pass along through our comments module (scroll to find) – email us, instead

6-7) Alliance of Community Health Plans

8) American Rivers River Protection Communications Director – DC or Portland, OR preferred

9-10) Amtrak

11) B&AGraphic Designer – see also main career page

12) Capitol OneGraphic Designer Associate – McLean/Richmond Va. or Chicago, IL

13) Carahsoft Digital Media Coordinator

14-18) CBS News

19-22) Center for American Progress

23) Council on Foreign Relations Program Coordinator, Washington External Affairs

24) DC Bar AssociationAssociate Manager, Development

25-34) Georgetown University

35) International Monetary FundAdmin Assistant supporting press/media relations activities – apply by Sept. 13

36-37) Southern Environmental Law Center

38-39) Stand Together

40-45) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

46-55) Washington Post

Best wishes for an awesome holiday weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  Time to register for Snallygaster 10, too – Oct. 8 in downtown DC.

Monday, August 29, 2022

[insert traditional "where has summer gone?" lament here]

We love the Fall, but we're always a bit distressed to see August drifting away.  Recuperate rapidly, Jess.

1) IntelliBridge is recruiting for a part-time Communications Specialist/Writer to craft science news content about the NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences program – 3+ years science communications experience desired.

2) Eyewitness Palestine seeks a Communications & Fundraising Coordinator with 2-5 years of relevant fundraising, communications & marketing experience – $45k-$50k – apply by Sept. 18

3) Political reform group Unify America is seeking a Director of Software Engineering with 5+ years experience as a developer with at least 2 years running engineering dev teams, as well as advanced skills in software architecture & web application development, preferably Django/Python, modern Javascript frameworks & video applications – remote-based

4) Tech watchdog journalism group The Markup seeks an Editor for 6-month term – $70k for the 6 months – strong track recording of publishing journalism that holds institutions accountable on behalf of the public desired – remote-based – review of applications starts Aug. 30, final deadline Sept. 12

5-7) Asian Americans Advancing Justice

8) American Payroll AssociationAssistant Manager of Government Relations

9) American Political Science AssociationProgram Assistant supporting the Centennial Center – part-time

10) Arlington Education AssociationAdmin Assistant – part-time – $20-$30/hr

11-14) Brookings Institution

15-18) Cancer Support Community

19) Capitol Riverfront BIDCommunications Coordinator

20-26) College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Va.

26-27) Congressional Budget Office

28) Cornerstone ResearchDirector, Marketing Communications

29) Customer Value PartnersCommunications Specialist supporting their Dept. of Veterans Affairs client

30-33) DGC Communications – remote-based

34) Digital PromiseSenior Communications Manager – $90k-$100k

35-38) Freedom House

39) Heritage FoundationGraphic Designer

40) KPMGSenior Associate, Corporate Communications – DC or McLean, Va. & 8 other major cities

41) MITRECommunications Writer supporting the Center for Securing the Homeland

42) Montgomery Parks/Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionMarketing & Public Affairs Manager – $61k-$112k – apply by Sept. 3

43) National Gallery of ArtPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$116k – apply by Sept. 9

44) Partnership for Public ServiceSocial Media Manager – $70k-$95k

45) Prime TherapeuticsPublic Relations Manager – $71k-$107k – remote-based

46) QuorumSenior Content Marketing Manager – $94k-$115k

47) Secret ServiceWriter/Editor – $126k-$164k – apply Aug. 31

48-54) United Nations Association

55-57) U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

58-59) World Resources Institute

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Your Tuesday Set

1-2) Fresh opportunities from New America:

3-4) The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition has let us know they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find):

5-6) 340B Health

7) Aflac Federal Relations Assistant

8) Air Line Pilots AssociationMass Media Relations Specialist

9) American Academy of Family PhysiciansManager, Legislative Affairs

10-11) AstraZeneca

12) Center for Climate and Energy SolutionsPress Secretary – $65k-$85k

13) Children’s National HospitalMarketing Communications Project Lead

14-16) Conservation International

17) Cystic Fibrosis FoundationState Policy Specialist

18) Energy Futures InitiativeCommunications Associate – $60k-$70k – see also main career page

19) Federal Transit AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$138k – apply by Sept. 2

20-23) FleishmanHillard

24-26) Interdependence Public Relations

27-30) George Mason University

31-34) Georgetown University

35-36) Kennedy Krieger Institute – Baltimore, MD

37) KPMGAssociate, Federal Strategic Communications – Secret clearance required

38) Meta Public Affairs Manager – DC, New York, San Francisco or Menlo Park, CA

39) Met LifeAssistant Vice President, Global Government Relations – environment, social & governance issues focus

40) Mystery major membership-based organizationSocial Media Strategist – 6-month term – $48/hr – position will develop and execute social content strategy with a focus on the African American community – search managed by RJM Technologies

41-45) National Journal

46) Society of Thoracic SurgeonsGovernment Affairs Coordinator (scroll to find)

47-48) Volkswagen Group of America

49-51) Women for Women International