Friday, June 24, 2022

Paradigm, Justice, Relief & Trust

Hello Fr!day job-scourers!  This hefty set with a generous serving of great, direct-to-us submissions should hold you until we return next week (probably Wednesday).

1) The American Constitution Society is seeking a Press Secretary (pdf) with 3+ years of experience in media relations, journalism, or PR – previous work on nonprofit legal and policy issues or Capitol Hill/campaign background are plusses – $65k-$75k

2) Bipartisan lobbying firm Lot Sixteen has shared this comprehensive but cheerful call for a Communications Director – best candidates with have 2-3 years of experience in an agency doing account work, or similar stint doing in-house communications for a company, nonprofit or trade association, or a relevant Capitol Hill/political campaign background.

3-6) The First Amendment-focused Freedom Forum has let us know they are recruiting for multiple roles:

7) Communication/public affairs consulting cabal New Paradigm Strategy Group is seeking a Communications & Social Media Associate with 2-4 years of experience, sharp communication skills, digital expertise, organized & detail-oriented mindset, and sound political instincts. 

8) The American Institutes for Research is hiring for a Senior Manager for Media & News Services to help elevate AIR’s presence in industry & mainstream media in education, health, international development and other areas, and respond to current news events – 10+ years of journalism/PR experience desired.   

9-10) The Center for Science in the Public Interest has alerted us to these two fresh opportunities – see also main career page

11) Our friends at Crosscut Strategies are putting out the call for an Associate/Senior Associate (scroll to find) with 1-2 years of experience working with traditional media, writing materials for public distribution, and conducting policy & media research – familiarity with and/or interest in health care, energy, technology, financial services, and related issues preferred.

12) Silver Spring-based Tifereth Israel Synagogue is looking for a Communications & Development Specialist with at least 2 years’ digital content/marketing experience, including knowledge of Customer Management Systems , as well as design & social media skills – $45k-$50k

13-14) British Embassy

15) Charles Koch FoundationSenior Development Writer

16-22) C-SPAN

23-25) Exelon

26) Georgetown UniversitySenior Development Associate, Institutional Partnerships

27-28) House of Representatives

29) International Justice MissionSenior Coordinator, Digital Strategy – interim role; July-Oct. 2022 – see also main career page

30) International Rescue CommitteeFundraising Copywriter – DC, New York, or Glendale, CA – see also main career page

31) Islamic Relief USACommunications Specialist, Publications & Reports – Proficiency in written Arabic, Urdu, and/or Farsi preferred

33) Lutheran World Relief Digital Marketing Manager, Institutional Donor Marketing – DC or Baltimore, MD

34-36) Mercy Corps – DC or Portland, OR – see also main career page

37) MicrosoftGovernment Affairs Manager

38-39) National Cherry Blossom Festival (scroll to find)

40) PATHCommunications Officer supporting the Digital Square program – can be based in any PATH location, which includes DC – see also main career page

41) Trust for the National MallInterns – paid positions

42-50) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

51-53) U.S. Institute for Peace

54) Zimmer Biomet Vice President, Product Communications – $259k-$347k – remote-based

Best wishes for a restorative and terriffic weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The Longest Day

Today's summer solstice puts us in mind of this star-rich D-Day film (Fabian, even!) and the Del Fuegos' sharp debut LP.  Enjoy the day and the jobs!

1) Alliance of Community Health Plans has passed along this Director/Managing Director of Communications role suited for candidates with 8+ years of related experience & demonstrated success in developing & executing communication programs, preferably in the health care, policy or advocacy space.

2-3) The Pan American Development Foundation is soliciting propoals from capable pros to help showcase their 60th anniversary campaign – see also main procurement opportunities page

4) Access NowU.S. Campaigner – $69k-$90k – DC or New York – see also main career page

5) Adventist HealthcarePublic Relations/Marketing Coordinator

6-8) American Hospital Association

9) Applied MemeticsProposal Writer, Government/Public Health – remote-based; 1099 status

10) BerlinRosenPolitical Copywriter – temporary position; mid-July through late-Oct. 2022 – DC or New York – see also main career page

11) Brookings InstitutionExecutive Assistant supporting the Brookings Metro program

12) Evidence ActionAssociate Director, Communications – see also main career page

13) Fairfax County Park AuthorityMarketing & Communications Director – $81k-$135k – apply by July 15

14) FHI 360 Policy Advocacy & Communications Advisor – see also main career page

15-16) George Mason University

17) Global ImpactManager, Fundraising & Partnerships – $65k-$75k

18-19) Hilton Hotels

20-21) Innovations for Poverty Action

22-30) Leidos – Secret/Public Trust clearances required for many of these:

31) National Association of Attorneys GeneralCounsel for Tobacco & Public Health – JD required

32-33) National Consumers League (scroll to find)


37-41) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Open Season

Hello Thursday and hello U.S. Open CXXII.  We're rooting for a local favorite, steady-putting Denny McCarthy.

1) Global Wave Digital is recruiting for a Digital Creative Content Designer to support their work taking on tobacco & oil interests and advancing sexual reproductive health, epidemic preparedness, and human rights – 465k-$85k – seeking candidates with 3+ years’ experience in developing creative digital content for advocacy campaigns, with emphasis on design and concept development for social media platforms

2-7) Climate Power has passed along these fresh opportunities – see also main career page and about us section

8-10) American Enterprise Institute

11-13) American University

14-15) American Property Casualty Insurance Association

16) Berkshire Hathaway EnergyDirector, Government Relations – $110k-$129k

17-18) British Embassy

19) Campaign Finance Solutions GroupSenior PAC Specialist – $75k-$90k

21) Clinton FoundationGovernment Relations Associate – temporary post though Sept. 2022 – New York

21) College BoardDirector, External Communications – remote-based

22) Compassion InternationalGlobal Marketing Communications Specialist – $51k-$64k – remote-based

23) CORE GroupKnowledge & Communications Manager (pdf) supporting USAID’s Agency for All project – $65k-$75k – see also main career page

24-25) Customer Value Partners

26) DHS/Federal Emergency Management AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – Public Affairs Specialist – $106k-$138k – apply by June 20; subject to early closure

27-30) Doctors Without Borders

31) Engender HealthDirector, Philanthropy – $160k-$170k – specific U.S. location not specified, but their U.S. HQ is in DC

32) Federal Trade CommissionWriter-Editor/Speechwriter – $106k-$138k – apply by June 27

33-34) Foundation for Defense of Democracies – see also main career page

35-36) General Dynamics IT – Secret clearances required

37) Land O’Lakes, Inc.Senior Manager of Government/Federal & Industry Relations

38-39) Lupus Foundation

40) National LGBTQ Task ForceMajor Gifts Officer

41) Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationSocial Media Specialist – $47k-$74k – location negotiable – apply by June 27

42-43) Pew Research Center

44-46) Prometheus Federal Services – see also main career page

47-48) RAINN

49) Union of Concerned ScientistsWestern States Policy Manager – $90k-$101k – Oakland or Sacramento, CA

50-58) U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

Best wishes for a super-great Thursday-into-weekend run and a happy Father's Day from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

Monday, June 13, 2022

57 for your Monday

Welcome back to your job seek week!

1) The Foundation for Government Accountability is recruiting for a Federal Affairs Director with 8+ years’ related experience in working on or with Capitol Hill and/or an executive agency along with strong commitment to free market principles – search managed by Talent Market

2) Alexandria City Public SchoolsMedia Relations Specialist – $67k-$82k

3-5) American Forest Foundation (scroll to find)

6-8) American Petroleum Institute – see also main career page

9-11) American Progress

12) American Society of Civil EngineersMedia Relations Manager – apply by July 10

13-16) CARE USA

17) Catholic Diocese of WashingtonAdmin Assistant, Office of Communications

18) Catholic Relief ServicesCommunication & Knowledge Management Advisor – see also main career page

19) Center for Civilians in ConflictSenior Major Giving Consultant – RFP

20-21) Center for Strategic & International Studies

22) ChildFund InternationalDirector, Philanthropy & Corporate Partnering – see also main career page

23-29) Council on Foreign Relations

30-31) Georgetown University

32-35) George Washington University

36) Home Builders InstituteVice President, Marketing & Communications – see also main career page

37) International Fresh Produce AssociationCommunications & Public Relations Manager – $68k-$72k

38) Marriott InternationalVice President, Associate Communications & Engagement – internal communications focus

39) Mystery employer Digital Marketing & Fundraising Manager – 4-month term – search managed by Cella

40-45) Northrop Grumman

46) SANS InstituteDirector, Brand & Communications

47) US-ASEAN Business CouncilSpecial Assistant to the President & CEO – responsibilities include communications-related actvities

48) Win Without WarSenior Communications Associate/Communications Manager – WWW anticipates closing applications on July 6

49-57) … and finally, new opportunities with our lately beleaguered pals at the Washington Post since our June 3 set:

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Agency, Institute, League & Chamber

1) Evidence Action is hiring an Associate Director of Communications to help showcase their globe-spanning work with evidence-based and cost-effective programs to reduce the burden of poverty for hundreds of millions of people – 10+ years of experience in communications desired, as well as digital communications & media savvy.

2-5) The National Association of Manufacturers is actively recruiting for these posts:

6) ACLUCommunications Strategist, Criminal Justice – DC or New York

7-8) Action Against Hunger – New York

9) Adventist Development & Relief AgencySenior Director of Marketing & Communication – see also main career page – apply by June 14

10-11) American Enterprise Institute

12-13) American Rivers

14) Association of American Medical CollegesDigital Content Specialist

15-16) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – DC or Seattle, WA

17) Center for Global DevelopmentPress Secretary – $63k – see also main career page

18-19) Children’s Inn at NIH (scroll to find – descriptions were initially hard to see for us after clickin on individual positions; keep at it)

20) Coast GuardPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – apply by June 21

21-25) Conservation International

26-29) Coptic Orphans – Arabic language skills preferred for all of these

30) Dell TechnologiesPolitical Operations Manager

31-33) George Mason University

34) League of Conservation VotersSenior Vice President of Development – $180k-$250k – search managed by Thinking Ahead

35) Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServicePublic Affairs Coordinator – $61k-$80k – apply by June 16

36-37) M+R – DC, New York, Boston, MA or Oakland, CA

38-39) National Cattlemen’s Beef Association


43) Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – apply by June 14; subject to early closure

44) Theological HorizonsEngagement & Communications Manager – Charlottesville, Va.

45) Truth InitiativeResearch Associate

46) U.S. Chamber of CommerceManager/Senior Manager, International IP Policy

47) U.S. Postal ServiceCommunications Analyst – $89k-$138k – apply by June 10; subject to early closure

48-50) Volkswagen Group of America

51-52) …and finally: we’re only glancingly familiar with Static Media's elecletic constellation of online brands – but it looks like millions of other folks find them essential.  More importantly for your interests, they have multiple content development & writer roles (scroll to find) that can be performed wherever you are, plus one fixed-location gig: this Social Media Specialist in Indianapolis, IN with a Wednesday-thru-Sunday workweek.

We'll be back (or at least plan to be back) with a new set on Monday, so best wishes for a great rest-of-week + weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Friday, June 3, 2022

Into Your Weekend

Hello Fr!day job-scrutinizers! We hope one (or more) of these are worthy of your well-crafted cover letter & sparkling CV.

1) Our old friends at CLS Strategies have a new name: Vision 360 Partners – and they’ve passed along this new call for a self-starting Managing Associate – 4-6 years of related experience preferred, working on Capitol Hill, for political campaigns, in-house, or an agency, association, or in journalism.

2) The American Optometric Association is seeking a Senior Communications Associate with at least 3-5 years’ experience in corporate or association communications and the ability to craft press releases, speeches, and other materials – search managed by Chaloner

3-7) Georgetown University is actively recruiting for this Director of Communications post supporting the Institute of Politics & Public Service – 3-5 years of experience in political communications, advocacy communications, or media; digital communications savvy a must – other recent Georgetown offerings include:

8) The Brookings Institution is recruiting for a Media Relations Assistant with at least one year of related experience, including internship, campaign, or volunteer work; demonstrated interest in Congress and the news media strongly preferred.

9) Johns Hopkins University has shared this Strategic Communications Manager role supporting their International Vaccine Access Center – seeking candidates with 5+ years’ experience in communications on behalf of an organization or research center, or in international public health, or similar background – Baltimore, MD

10) Accountable.USDirector of Government Affairs – $140k

11) Alliance for Aging ResearchVice President of Communications

12) Alliance for Health PolicyVice President of Marketing & Development – June 12 described as priority deadline

13-15) American Battlefield Trust (scroll to find)

16) Annie E. Casey FoundationSenior Digital Communications Associate – see also main career page

17-18) Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health – see also main career page

19-20) British Embassy – New York

21-22) Humane Society of the U.S. – see also main career page

23) KABOOM! Communications Specialist

24) Maryland National-Capital Park & Planning Commission/Prince George's County Planning DepartmentPublications Specialist – $47k-$84k – apply by June 13

25-26) Mystery employers – searches managed by Robert Half

27) National Motor Freight Traffic AssociationVice President of Marketing & Communications – search managed by Sterling Martin Associates

28) National Park Foundation Director, Media & Public Relations – see also main career page

29) ONE Campaign Communications & Media Manager to the CEO

30) Phillips Collection Media Relations Manager – $50k-$55k – see also main career page

31-32) Resistance Communications – part-time, remote-based positions

33-35) Sarcoma Foundation

36-41) Washington Post

We note tomorrow's Beer, Bourbon & BBQ fest in Centreville, DC's Metropolitan Beer Trail, and Sierra Nevada's Dankful for your weekend consideration – and your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource hopes it's a lovely one whatever you get into or stay out of.  

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

.... and we're back!

Long time no see!  We finally joined the ranks of Coronavirus-positive foks in mid-May; while we thankfully never exhibited any symptoms beyond moderate allergy-sufferer level, the experience did put us off of our semi-regular posting schedule.  All good & caught back up with life now.

On the plus side, our brief absence means we havea hefty set of direct-to-us positions to share with you (1-27) along with some other intriguing finds. Have at 'em!

1) The Virginia Dept. of Transportation is seeking a Communications Manager with experience in content development & social media as well as previous spokesperson work – $72k-$117k – apply by June 10

2) The National Immigration Forum has shared this Strategic Communications Manager (pdf) role with 6+ years of relevant experience including working directly w/ the media – $70k – see also main career page – candidates encouraged to apply by June 3

3) The Campaign Legal Center is recruiting for an Executive Communications Manager with 5+ years of experience in a writing role, preferably with a nonprofit organization, the government or on a political campaign – see also main career page.

4) Our pals at PolitTemps are once again looking to add to their roster of sharp folks with political, PR, media & public affairs experience for a variety of assignments in DC & the metro area – learn more here.

5) The Center for Science in the Public Interest is shared a Communications Assistant role with us about 12 days ago, but we’re just seeing it now – $40k-$42k – top-notch organizational, communications & proofreading skills desired – we’ll ask if they’ll accept any more applications beyond today’s May 31 deadline [update: they're sticking w/ 5/31]

6) Muslim Advocates are in search mode for a Media Relations Officer with 3+ years of experience developing & implementing media relations strategies or working as or with journalists; proactive pitching mindset a must – $60k-$70k

7) Waxman Strategies seeks a Senior Director of Climate Communications with 8+ years of relevant experience, including a background in communications, public affairs, and/or public relations, including some time in an agency setting; knowledge of climate & technology issues also desired – $96k-$125k

8) Public Knowledge is hiring for a Digital Content Manager with 2+ years’ experience in online communications, web management & social media – hands-on experience with Google Suite, WordPress, Canva, Matomo Analytics, VoterVoice or similar platforms will help your cause – $60k-$70k

9) Early childhood nutrition advocate ZERO TO THREE is seeking a Communications Manager with 5-7 years of related experience in healthcare, pediatric care and/or infant toddler health policy-related communications to support their HealthySteps program.

10) The National Association of Broadcasters is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager (pdf) for the NAB Ampify Program – 5-7 years of experience in digital marketing & advertising required, along with strong knowledge of using social media as a marketing tool – see also main career page

11-12) National Recreation & Park Association – Ashburn, Va. or remote-based – see also main career page

13) The American Council on Renewable Energy is seeking a Digital Media Manager (scroll to find) with 4+ years of digital media experience, preferably at a mission-driven nonprofit, business, or trade association, along with expert-level social media chops – $65k-$90k

14) The Center for the Study of Social Policy is seeking a Communications Coordinator (pdf) with strong project management skills & 2-4 experience working in a similar or related position, non-profit background preferred – $45k-$55k – see also main career page

15) The Center for International Private Enterprise is seeking a Program & Administrative Associate to support the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation – at least one year of admin/office experience required; background supporting international development or public policy programs preferred – apply by June 5

16-17) Earthjustice is seeking a Legislative Director, Climate & Energy with 8 years’ combined legislative & legal advocacy experience as well as familiarity with U.S. environmental laws – $154k-$171k – they’ve also asked us to give some visibility to multiple associate & senior attorney roles (scroll to find) in DC and/or New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Bozeman, Anchorage & Juneau.

18) The Mortgage Bankers Association is in search mode for a Director, Public Affairs with 7+ years of experience at public relations firm, trade association, corporate setting, or on Capitol Hill/campaigns; knowledge of real estate finance & financial services issues strongly preferred.

19-20) Human Rights Campaign – searches managed by Grossman Solutions:

21) The Business Council for Sustainable Energy is seeking a Communications Manager with 2-5 years experience in external communications including social media & interest in business, energy, environment or political advocacy – $45k-$60k – see also LinkedIn version

22) The Women’s Equality Center is in search mode for a Director of Strategy & Communications with Capitol Hill or political campaign experience, strong writing skills, understanding of Latin America & fluency in Spanish – $120k-$153k

23) Behavioral Health System Baltimore is seeking a Director, Communications with 5+ years of experience leading organization-wide communications, both internal & external, and helming strategic marketing/communication initiatives – we’re told salary will fall in $80k-$95k range – Baltimore, MD/hybrid work environment

24) The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is seeking a Senior Editor for Discourse, the center’s online magazine of politics, economics & culture – 8 to 10 years of relevant editorial experience with publications in the politics & public policy space desired.

25) The World Wildlife Fund has passed along this fresh Senior Communications Director post focusing on freshwater & food issues – your 10-12 years of related experience should include work translating scientific or technical information to a lay audience; conservation background plus – apply by June 30

26-27) The Pew Charitable Trusts are seeking a Communications Associate with at least one year of communications experience; facility with media monitoring software systems, such as Cision, and knowledge of AP style a plus – Pew is also recruiting for another Communications Associate focusing on international environmental issues.

28) American Bankers Association Vice President, Copywriting Strategy

29-31) Better Markets

32) Children's National HospitalAssistant Director, Email Marketing

33) Enterprise Rent-a-Car Assistant Vice President of DC Federal Affairs

34) Farm Credit CouncilCommunications Specialist

35-40) National Association of Home Builders (scroll to find)

41) GooglePublic Affairs Associate, Government Affairs & Public Policy

42) National Association of Independent SchoolsVice President, Marketing, Communications, & Membership – search managed by Staffing Advisors

43) National Health CouncilSenior Coordinator, Marketing Communications – $54k-$63k

44) Open Government PartnershipCommunications Associate – $50k-$65k – DC, London, UK or Brussels, BE

45-48) Sojourners – fellowship positions, Aug. 2022 to Aug. 2023 – see fellowship FAQs – apply by June 15

49-50) University of Maryland

51-53) US Pharmacopeia

Friday, May 13, 2022

42 on 5/13

5/23 Update: Sorry for the extended absence – back soon (Tuesday after Memorial Day, it turns out); all good.  


Howdy Friday-the-13th job-searchers!  We hope you get lucky with one (or more) of these.

1) The Consumer Brands Association is seeking a Communications Specialist with 1-2 years of job/intern experience in communications role or internships & knowledge of social media tools – – proficiency with WordPress, Adobe Acrobat & Canva a plus.

2-5) The Mortgage Bankers Association has passed along these along:

6) Forbes-Tate Partners is recruiting for a Director, Public Affairs (scroll to find) with relevant experience, such as work on political campaigns, in private sector communications, on Capitol Hill, within the executive branch, or at a trade association.

7-11) The World Resources Institute has let us know they have a lot of roles to fill in DC & elsewhere – here’s a sampling; search for more here.

12) Forthright Advising is recruiting for a Vice President of Strategic Partnerships (scroll to find) with 10-15 years of experience in child-and-family focused communications roles & a proven track record in sales & new business development – fully remote – update: this has been filled

13) Arlington CountyOperations Communications Specialist, Dept. of Environmental Services – $57k-$100k – apply by May 26

14-15) British Embassy – New York-based opportunities with the Trade & Investment team

16-18) Chesapeake Bay Foundation

19) Data Quality CampaignAssociate Director, Communications – apply by May 20

20-21) Federal Aviation Administration

22-25) FreedomWorks

26-28) George W. Bush Institute – Dallas, TX

29-30) League of Conservation Voters

31) LGBTQ Victory InstituteVice President of Communications – $120k-$140k

32) National Center for Public Policy ResearchDirector of Communications – search managed by Talent Market

33) TwitterPublic Policy Manager, US State & Local – DC or San Francisco, CA

34) U.S. NavyMarketing Manager, Fleet & Family Readiness Programs – $24-$31/hr – Annapolis, MD – apply by May 31

35-41) Washington Post

42) Weber ShandwickAssociate, Media Relations

Best wishes for a cheerful & winning weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Fired Up

Hello Monday!  We're fired up this morning & happy to bring you 61 jobs & fellowships/internships. So, have at it – and let's go Caps!

1-2) Carbon180 is recruiting for two posts – see also main career page

3-5) Fresh opportunities from Resources for the Future – see also main career page

6) Progressive communications firm Feldman Strategies is looking to hire a Communications Fellow for the Summer 2022 term – open to full- or part-time candidates – $15/hr – communications experience either in a company/organization  setting or on a political or advocacy campaign desired.

7) AmazonPolitical Programs Manager

8-12) American Enterprise Institute

13) American Jewish CommitteeAssistant Director, Political Outreach

14-20) BlueCross BlueShield Association

21-23) Bread for the World – see also main career page

24-25) Center for Economic & Policy Research

26) Charles SchwabDirector of Public Affairs & Issue Management

27-30) Corner Alliance – see also main careers page

31) Food & Water WatchCalifornia Director – Los Angeles, Ventura, or remote-based in CA

32-34) Heritage Foundation

35-39) Hill & Knowlton Strategies

40) Nemours Children’s HealthDirector, External Affairs/Government Relations – Wilmington, DE

41-43) Obama Foundation

44-47) Sierra Club

48-49) Tesla Motors

50-51) Trust for Public Land

52-55) United Nations Foundation

56-57) Visit Alexandria Meetings Support Specialist (scroll to find)

58) Washington Center for Equitable GrowthDirector of Tax Policy – $110k-$184k

59-61) Women for Women International