Thursday, August 18, 2022

Coalition, Institution, Administration & System

Hello Thursday job-search enthusiasts! We hope one or more of these merits your resume & well-crafted cover letter.

1) Credence Management Solutions is seeking a Communications Specialist to support the USAID Bureau for Global Health – relevant communications skills & previous experience with an organization or entity working in the international development or foreign policy space desired

2-3) Collaborative Communications Group is seeking a Senior Associate, Engagement Services (scroll to find) with 5+ years of communications & PR experience including work in digital strategy & implementation, content marketing, and the development of communications campaigns – $90k-$110k – Events Associate role also noted

4-7) Our friends at the DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs are looking to fill the following positions in anticipation of transitioning into the District’s newest agencies, the Department of Buildings and the Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection. Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, written and oral communication & problem solving deemed critical:

8) The National Public Pension Coalition is seeking an Executive Director with substantial management experience, thorough knowledge of current state electoral practices & state legislative cycles, and the ability to lead national programs through state campaigns amidst divergent local interests – $105k-$130k – remote-based w/ significant travel.

9-12) Fedwriters has let us know they are recruiting for these roles supporting their PBGC client – see also main career page

13) Garfinkel + Associates is seeking a Writer/Project Manager with compelling storytelling skills & the ability to quickly get up to speed on new topics – $64k-$75k – remote-based; open to candidates anywhere in U.S. as well as part-time engagements.

14) Schmidt Public Affairs has passed along a part-time Public Affairs Apprenticeship post suited for candidates with exceptional writing & editing skills and an interest in healthcare advocacy – 3-6 month term

15) Feldman Strategies is seeking a Communications Fellow for the Fall 2022 term – full- or part-time – $16/hr – previous relevant work/intern communications experience desired; political/campaign background a plus

16) AICPA & CIMALead Specialist, State Society Affairs

17) American Humane Director of Communications

18-20) Brookings Institution

21-22) Crowell Moring

23) Federal Aviation AdministrationCommunications Specialist – $75k-$115k – apply by Aug. 26

24-27) FOX News

28-31) George Washington University

32) Lake Forest ChurchContent & Communications Strategist – Denver, NC

33) Lumina CorpsHealth Communications Associate – see also main career page

34-35) Nature Conservancy

36-39) Obama Foundation

40) RareOutreach Associate supporting the Center for Behavior & the Environment

41) RaytheonDirector, International Government Relations

42-43) Sabin Vaccine Institute – see also main career page

44-47) University of Maryland Medical System

Best wishes for a superb weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource; perhaps a free concert w/ Telecaster legend Bill Kirchen can enliven your Saturday.

Monday, August 15, 2022

Keeping On

1) The American Council on Renewable Energy is seeking a Senior Campaign Manager (scroll to find) to support the Macro Grid Initiative – $110k-$125k – 5-7 years’ experience in advocacy, communications, political campaign, or organizing sought, as well as knowledge of knowledge of transmission and renewable energy integration issues.

2) Edelman PR is looking to bring aboard a Senior Account Exec to support their international public affairs work – 3+ years track record of success in a communications function & always-positive mindset desired.

3) Everytown for Gun Safety is recruiting for a Communications Associate with at least one year of relevant experience & top-notch writing skills – $58k – DC or New York

4-5) Opportunities from the American Association of University Professors (scroll to find):

6) CCI Health Services is in search mode for a Creative Services Director with 5+ years of experience in graphic design; nonprofit background a plus – $65k-$78k

7) Maryland human services & workforce development group Humanim is seeking a Manager, Marketing (scroll down to find) with 4+ years of experience that demonstrate your capabilities develop & execute targeted, creative marketing & digital advertising campaigns – $60k-$68k – Columbia, MD

8) Friends of the Columbia Gorge is seeking a Conservation Director to lead policy & advocacy efforts to preserve this spectacular region – $78k-$85k – 7+ years of conservation-related or other advocacy experience desired – Portland, OR or near Gorge area – apply by Sept. 7

9) The Office of Gov. John Carney passed along this call for a Policy Aide to provide support on a range of activities – Delaware-based; we’re guessing Dover

10-13) American Enterprise Institute – fundraising-related searches managed Talent Market

14-15) American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees

16-20) American University

21) Biotechnology Innovation Organization State Government Affairs Director, Eastern Region

22) Communications Workers of AmericaStrategic Research Associate for Telecommunications Policy – $68k-$118k

23) Embassy of Canada Immigration Program Assistant – $60k – apply by Aug. 19

24-26) Fannie Mae

27-30) Georgetown University

31) Holtec InternationalCorporate Director of Government Relations

32-35) Human Rights Campaign (scroll to find) – see also main career page

36) In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice AgendaCommunications Associate (pdf) – $60k-$68k – see also LinkedIn listing

37) League of Conservation VotersGovernment Affairs Representative, Healthy Communities – $63k-$77k – apply by Aug. 28

38) McKissack & McKissackPublic Relations & Marketing Team Coordinator

39) Mystery law firmMedia Relations Specialist – search managed by Fawkes IDM

40) National Association of Independent Schools Meetings & Events Coordinator

41-42) National Defense Industrial Association

43) OutcomeCommunications Associate

44-45) Patient Access Network Foundation

46) USAging Communications Assistant – apply by Aug. 19

47-49) U.S. Chamber of Commerce

50) ... and finally: the event-planning role of a lifetime awaits you as Social Secretary to Her Majesty’s Ambassador at the British Embassy – $85k – we’re getting our formal wear cleaned & pressed in anticipation of your generous invites – apply by Aug. 28

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Dog Days

The dog days of summer bow out soon; we had forgotten how early they kick off in July. Enjoy your early August Tuesday and the jobs.

1) Garfinkel + Associates are seeking a Writer/Project Manager with compelling storytelling skills & the ability to quickly get up to speed on new topics – $64k-$75k – remote-based; open to candidates anywhere in U.S. as well as part-time engagements.

1-2) The American Occupational Therapy Association has let us know they are actively recruiting for these – see also main career page

3) Emerge Texas is looking for a new Executive Director to help their work recruit, train and inspire Democratic women to pursue public office – 5+ years relevant experience required, with at least 3 of those years involving Texas politics; passion for women’s political leadership & proven fundraising chops also desired – $70k – location flexible within TX

4) World Wildlife Fund Senior Assistant to the Office of the COO – strategic-thinking & take-imitative mindset plus at least 2 years of relevant work experience desired

5-7) American Oversight

8-9) America Votes

10-12) Arlington County

13) CoStar GroupContent Marketing Specialst supporting Homesnap

14-17) Capitol Hill

18) Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Policy Analyst/Public Engagement & Community Liaison – $97k-$170k – apply by Aug. 22

19) Dept. of Interior/U.S. Geological SurveyPublic Affairs Specialist – $66k-$126k – Reston, Va; Laurel, MD; Falmouth, MA; Troy, NY; Lakewood, CO or remote-based – apply by Aug. 18; subject to early closure

20-21) Enterprise Community Partners

22-28) George Mason University

29-30) Howard University

31-47) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as noted – these are all fairly recently posted:

48) National Gallery of ArtPublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$116k – apply by Aug. 12

49) National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $106k-$164k – apply today, Aug. 9

50-52) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)

53) State Department – Public Affairs Specialist – $106k-$138k – apply by Aug. 10

54-57) Urban Institute

58) U.S. Navy Installations Command – Digital Media Specialist – $85k-$100k – remote-based – apply by Aug. 14

59-66) Washington Post

67-69) World Resources Institute

Thursday, August 4, 2022

We Miss 19 & 22 Already

1) Vanguard Communications is recruiting for Senior Account Exec with experience developing communications materials, including web content outreach products, social media content & print materials, as well as a background in public campaigns & materials for underserved populations; familiarity with Medicaid a plus – $65k-$80k – see also main career page

2) The Virginia Dept. of Transportation is seeking a Fairfax-based Communications Manager with significant public information experience, along with facility with social media channels & previous spokesperson work; transportation or public safety background a plus – $106k-$124k – apply by Aug. 15

3) Bicoastal government relations firm Vectis seeks a Director of Federal Advocacy with 5-7 years of relevant congressional, agency, or private sector government affairs experience, as well as strong writing chops – $100k-$135k

4) SOS Children’s Villages USA is seeking a Social Media Engagement Manager with 3-5 years’ experience along with strong writing skills, previous management of an organization’s social media accounts, and basic graphic design and video editing skills – position is fully remote, and we’re also told that flexible hours & even unlimited PTO (if you’re crushing your performance marks, we assume) are part of the bargain – see also main career page

5-6) Opportunities with the Office of the Baltimore County Executive in Towson, MD:

7) The University of Maryland, Baltimore has let us know they are actively recruiting for this Media Public Relations Specialist (or Senior-grade) role – 2+ years of related communications, marketing, media, public or client relations experience desired - mid-$60k to mid-$70k – Baltimore, MD

8) The Gov. Ned Lamont (D-CT) campaign is seeking an Operations Director for a voter outreach and GOTV canvass on a full-time basis through November 2022 – 3+ years experience in campaign operations or a similar fast-paced setting such as the restaurant industry desired, as well as a proven track record of building trust and supporting diverse staff across multiple locations – Hartford, CT – search managed by Grossman Solutions

9) The New Center aims to establish the ideas and the community to create an effective political center in the U.S. – and you can join that effort as a Fall 2022 Policy Research Intern – open to current undergrads with strong research &  writing skills & experience in public policy and/or politics – DC-based or remote.

10) ACLU of VirginiaDigital Communications Manager – $53k-$69k – Richmond, Va.

11-12) AdvaMed – see also main career page

13-15) American Association for Justice – see also main career page

16) American Bankers Association PR Coordinator

17-18) American Cleaning Institute

19-20) British Embassy

21) Bowie State UniversityAssociate Director of Marketing & Communications – Bowie, MD – apply by Sept. 1

22) Capital OnePAC Administrator

23) Dominion EnergyExternal Affairs Representative

25-29) Heritage Foundation

30) Mid-Atlantic Make a Wish FoundationDirector of Development/Major Gifts

31-34) Monumental Sports & Entertainment

35) Mystery employerGraphic Designer – $55k-$60k – Laurel, MD – search managed by the Midtown Group

36-37) National LGBTQ Task Force

38-39) National Partnership for Women & Families

40-42) National Public Radio


50) S&P GlobalCommunications Manager – DC, New York, Boston, MA or Chicago, IL

51) Tax Executives InstituteManager of Marketing & Communications

52-53) U.S. Chamber of Commerce

54) Washington ExaminerPublic Relations Manager (scroll to find)

Best wishes for a winning weekend to the terrific Josh Bell and the incandescent Juan Soto, Nats enthusiasts, and all the rest of you fine folks from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Monday, August 1, 2022

Here We Go Again

We flaked last week & now we're back.  Lots of great direct-to-us submissions to atone (at least as we see it) for our absence.

1) The Mortgage Bankers Association is seeking a Director, Communications & Standards Adoption with 10+ years’ experience along with strong communications, organizational & project management capabilities.

2-3) Digital advocacy group Global Digital Wave has let us know they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find):

5) Political reform stalwart Issue One seeks Communications Director with 5+ years of experience in communications, journalism or digital/print media, along with a background leading high-performing teams – $100k-$120k – search managed by Grossman Solutions

5-6) Mission-driven communications firm Hattaway Communications has just passed these along:

7) The American Gas Association is seeking a Membership Specialist with experience in administrative & meeting support, strong communication skills, and pervious work in a membership environment with database management – Capitol Hill/Union Station-proximate location.

8-11) Earthjustice has let us know about three new communications posts & a paralegal opportunity:

12) United Philanthropy Forum is seeking a Senior Communications Manager with experience developing & executing effective communications strategies, and working with a broad range of communications tools and channels – $85k-$95k – will consider remote candidates – apply by Aug. 15

13-15) Everytown for Gun Safety has shared these opportunities to join their advocacy for gun violence prevention:

16) Per a just-seen comment, we learn that the World Justice Project is looking to bring on a Director of Media & Content Strategy with at least 5 years’ experience in journalism or media relations & a proven track record of collegial working and coordinating across teams, cultures, language & time zones.

17-18) The office of Delaware Governor John Carney is recruiting for two Dover, DE-based posts (scroll to find):

19) American College of CardiologyPAC & Grassroots Analyst

20-23) American Enterprise Institute

24-25) Center for Strategic & International Studies

26-30) Georgetown University

31) Goucher College Vice President of Marketing & Communications – Baltimore, MD – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

32) HDRStrategic Communications Coordinator – Las Vegas, NV

33-34) ICF International

35-37) Jobs with Justice (scroll to find)

38) Marriott InternationalDirector, Media Relations

39) Mystery top-ranking global law firmPR/Media Strategist – to $175k – search managed by Noor Staffing Group

40-44) United Nations Foundation

Thursday, July 21, 2022


Our advice: keep cool & carry on with your job-browsing!

1) The Campaign Legal Center is seeking an Executive Communications Manager who can produce clear communications for CLC’s president, including researching and writing speeches, talking points for public and donor events, opinion editorials, and emails letters to donor audiences, and manage communications requiring the President’s involvement – see also main career page.

2) The Institute of International Finance is seeking a Digital Production & Graphics Associate with  2+ years of related work experience; background with an agency, news organization, Hill or executive office, or trade association is preferred.

3) The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine has just shared this Media Relations Officer post with us; 3+ years of related professional experience in media relations and/or public affairs sought.

4-7) Fresh opportunities with the Mortgage Bankers Association:

8) Protect Democracy is hiring two Policy Advocates who are passionate about rebuilding &strengthening democratic norms & institutions through policy solutions & strategic coalitions. Policy Advocates lead efforts to influence congressional offices, candidates, and executive branch officials – $101k-$119k for mid-career candidates; $126k-$148k for more experienced hires.

9) The Catholic Legal Immigration Network is in search mode for a Digital Marketing Manager to manage & review of all outgoing emails from the organization, as well as monitoring and reporting analytics – experience with MailChimp, Constant Contact, or similar email marketing software, strong writing skills & facility with graphic design applications desired.

10) Additional Ventures, a philanthropic organization helping drive advancements in biomedical research, community and democracy, and climate action, is seeking a remote-based Policy Director focusing on ocean CO2 removal – significant ocean & climate/environmental policy & advocacy experience desired – $140k-$175k – search managed by CEA Consulting

11) American College of Cardiology PAC & Grassroots Analyst

12-15) American Enterprise Institute

16) American Fuel & Petrochemical ManufacturersCommunications Manager, Campaigns and Advocacy

17) American Medical Group AssociationSenior Manager, Government Relations

18-21) Booz Allen Hamilton

22) Capital Area Food Bank Development Fellow – part-time

23-24) Capital One

25-29) Clyde Group

30) CPWR/Center for Construction Research & TrainingCommunications Specialist – apply by Aug. 15

31) Mamatoto VillageCommunications Associate – $52k-$57k – apply by Aug. 15

32) Marriott International Director, Media Relations

33) National Partnership for Women & FamiliesCommunications Intern and Economic Justice Advocacy Intern – Fall 2022 – $16/hr – see also main internship page – apply by July 27

34-35) Palladian Partners

36) Parents Amplifying Voices in Education Communications Manager – $85k-$105k

37) US-China Business Council Communications Intern – part-time; paid position

38-39) USO

40) Women’s Foreign Policy GroupExecutive Director – $120k – apply by Aug. 20

Best wishes for a chill (in all senses of the word) weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Friday at St. Andrews

Hello Fr!day job-coveters! We're not much for tuning into sports programming before noon, except when The Open Championship rolls around.

1) The Urban Libraries Council is seeking a Communications Manager (pdf) with a minimum of 4-6 years of experience in communications for a nonprofit, association, public library system or city/county government – $65k-$80k

2) BT has shared this Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs role – successful candidate will serve as primary contact for journalists and social media influencers and other external stakeholders, delivering against BT’s ambition to change its perception from a telco to a tech company – 10+ years of experience in a senior PR/media relations role in the global B2B space desired, with a proven record in technology PR – New York

3) The ArcDirector of Communications – $85k-$105k – see also main career page

4) AECOMCommunications Specialist/Professional Photographer/Technical Writer – Germantown, MD

5) American Academy of NeurologySenior Manager, Congressional Affairs – see also main career page

6-8) Amputee Coalition

9-13) Brookings Institution

14) Creative Associates InternationalOffice Services Specialist – temporary position

15) DC Central KitchenCommunications Coordinator – $23-$25/hr

16-17) Defenders of Wildlife

18-19) Edelman PR

20-22) Georgetown University

23-24) Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities – see also main careers page

25) Maryland State JudiciaryGovernment Relations Specialist – $80k – Annapolis, MD

26) National Marine Manufacturers AssociationCorporate Communications Director – remote-based

27) Nature ConservancyAssociate Director of Events – remote-based w/ DC area preferred

28-34) New America

35) Strategic Resolution ExpertsCommunications Analyst – see also main careers page

36-37) University of Maryland Medical System

38) TransamericaGovernment Relations Manager

39) USAIDContent & Digital Communications Advisor (pdf) – personal service contractor status – see also main PSC opportunities page – apply by Aug. 3

40) US SIF/Forum for Sustainable & Responsible Investment Director of Policy & Programs – $100k-$125k – apply by July 29

41) Virginia TechDigital Content Producer – $55k-$65k – Alexandria-based – apply by July 29

42) ... and finally: thinking of The Open reminded us to check in yet again with our pals at the British Embassy – and we're glad we did, finding this fresh Chief Communications Officer, Global Issues post – $62k – apply by July 29

Best wishes for a sub-par (in the golfing sense) weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  And go John Daly!

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Regulatory, Reproductive, Psychological & Vital

Some great direct-to-us submissions in today's set. That makes us happy.

1) The Pew Charitable Trusts is recruiting for a Communications Associate with at one year of experience in a nonprofit, public policy organization, or public relations agency, with some communications-related work as part of your background.

2-3) The DC Dept. of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs has passed these along – see also main DCRA career page
  • Public Affairs Specialist – $77k-$99k – successful candidates will serve in either: in media relations as a public information officer, or in a consumer marketing role, specifically email marketing and content development – apply by July 16
  • Program Manager/Communications & Marketing Manager – $110k-$153k – senior level overseeing a marketing and communications staff &leading branding, communications and marketing for the entire agency – apply by July 18

4) Nonprofit startup Unify America seeks Community Builder to help identify & bring on talented staff (and volunteers) to their growing organization – strong networking & problem-solving skills are among the suite of desired attributes, along with a commitment to radical non-partisanship – we’ve confirmed this is a remote-based role; within U.S.

5) EMC Communications is seeking a Senior Associate/Communications Manager with 2-5 years’ related experience; background working w/ advocacy organizations a plus – $56k-$75k – remote-based; location flexible

6) Vision360 Partners seeks organized & energetic Communications Associate – prior internship/work experience in public relations, public affairs, or politics is preferred, though not required for this entry-level post.

7-8) Political, digital & public affairs consulting firm Arc Initiatives is recruiting for:

  • Healthcare Associate – $55k-$65k – seeking candidates with 2-3 years of experience working on campaigns, for elected federal or state officials, on Capitol Hill, or at advocacy, non-profit, or a similar organization.
  • Executive Assistant & Office Manager – $55k-$65k – previous experience being an executive assistant or scheduler desired, as well as facility with BambooHR, HubSpot, Quickbooks, Slack or similar applications.

9) The above-referenced Arc Initiatives is also helping facilitate the search for this Manager, Advocacy & Government Affairs role with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – 6+ years of relevant experience desired, including management experience and experience working on Capitol Hill, Executive branch agency, or in an advocacy position at an outside organization – Arc requests that you use this link to apply.

10) The Human Rights Campaign is seeking a Senior Director of Programs & Corporate Advocacy with 12+ years or managing people and programs, with a significant focus on programming advancing diversity, equity and inclusion goals in private institutions; proven record of working to advance progressive issues, including public policy issues, through collaborating with corporate stakeholders also desired – search managed by Grossman Solutions

11) Reproductive Freedom for All is seeking a Michigan-based Communications Director (scroll to find) to support a related ballot initiative effort though mid-Nov. 2022 – $9k/mo + healthcare stipend – at least four years or two election cycles’ worth of experience working in political communications desired.

12) The National League of Cities is seeking a Senior Multimedia Designer with 5+ years of experience & requisite technical skills; background working in a design agency or an in-house design department preferred – $55k-$85k – see also main career page

13) The Primary Care Development Corporation is seeking a New York City-based Senior Communications Manager with 7+ years of demonstrated experience in communications/public relations management, media relations & planning/strategy, preferably in a nonprofit, health care, or social change environment – see also main career page.

14-15) AltaGas/WGL

16-18) American Academy for Physician Assistants

19-20) Americans for the Arts – see also main career page

21) American Psychological AssociationDigital & Social Marketing Associate supporting APA Publishing

22-25) Aspen Institute

26-28) British Embassy

29) Care in ActionExecutive Director – $145k-$160k – nonprofit advocating for caregivers & domestic workers; see organization website here

30) Embassy of CanadaPublic Affairs Officer – $83k – apply by July 15

31-33) Museum of the Bible

34) National Ready Mixed Concrete AssociationDirector of Government Affairs/Federal Political Director

35-36) Ocean Conservancy – higher salaries than noted ranges may be possible for select candidates

37-38) Partnership for Public Service – see also main career page

39-40) Vital Voices Global Partnership

41) Women for Women InternationalMajor Gifts Officer

42-43) World Food Program USA

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Institute, Alliance, Corporation & Commission

1) ActBlue is seeking a Senior Communications Strategist with 4+ years of communications experience on Capitol Hill or in a non-profit, campaign, or similar setting; understanding of campaign finance and related issues a plus – $76-$95k – remote based – more opportunities noted under communications & marketing and outreach categories

2-8) The Urban Institute has passed along several communications roles they are recruiting for:

9) World Wildlife FundSenior Internal Communications Specialist – your 6+ years of related experience should demonstrate facility with a variety of writing styles and communications platforms.

56) This part-time Digital Communications Associate (pdf) opportunity with Parent Teacher Home Visits is a last-moment addition to today's set – $20-$25/hr; remote-based – 2+ years communications-related experience desired; facility w/ Adobe Creative Suite applications a plus – apply by July 15

10-20) Cato Institute – see also main career page

21) Episcopal High SchoolDirector of Events (scroll to find)

22) Fannie Mae Lead Associate, Communications Strategy

23-28) George Mason University

29-30) George Washington University

31-33) Greenpeace

34) GreenTrust AllianceDirector of Development (pdf) – Elkridge, MD

35-45) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted

46) Mystery DC-based nonprofit Communications Manager – $35-$40/hr to $90k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

47) National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions Communications Specialist

48) National Parks Conservation AssociationClimate Policy Manager – $65k-$75k

49) Pension Benefit Guaranty CorporationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $148k-$176k – apply by July 19; subject to early closure

50) Public RelayMedia Analyst

51-52) TechnoServe – remote based – see also main career page

53-54) UNICEF

55) U.S. Commission on International Religious FreedomResearcher/Policy Analyst (pdf) – $50k-$70k – see also main career page – apply by July 11

Best wishes for a grand weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  If you happen to find yourselves near Gaithersburg, we highly recommend checking out Elder Pine Brewing & Blending; we especially covet their Awake on the Forest Floor IPA.