Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Working for MCA

The Center for Competitive Politics is in search mode for a Development Director possessing a minimum of three years full-time fundraising experience. They also reference an opening for a Research Intern

The Marine Corps Association is recruiting a Web Content Manager to publish material to their sites, and also push their content out to other online and social marketing destinations. HTML, Dreamweaver (or comparable software), and related skill sets are desired. And what could be better than working for MCA?

Are you a fundraising pro with a track record of success securing major gifts from foundations, corporations and individuals? If, so, the Center for Democracy & Technology is one of the dozens of organizations around town that would like to hear from you – in their case, for the Director of Development (note: pdf link) job. You may have the option of basing yourself in DC or San Francisco. Search managed by DRI Consulting.

FOLIOfn is a Vienna-based financial services/technology firm pioneering what they describe as the “next generation of investing after mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.” They seek a Director of Guerrilla Marketing and Public Relations with marketing/communications experience, and a background in investing and finance. Among your portfolio there: press releases, guerrilla marketing concepts, media relations, blogger and social media outreach programs, and, presumably, overcoming the current climate of skepticism surrounding exciting new financial instruments and products.

SERCO helps government, military and commercial customers manage people, processes, technology, and assets more effectively. They have an opening for a Strategic Communicator – Casualty Outreach/Survivor Assistance with communications skills/experience; military background a plus, apply by Jan. 30.

OMNITEC Solutions has an Administrative Support Analyst position available for admin, writing, event planning, and public affairs-related duties in support of a U.S. Navy client. JOB ID: 09-0002 – Pentagon location.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories prominently touts their bucolic Eastern Washington-State location, where employees enjoy and unmatched quality of life; country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests. Sounds idyllic – maybe you’ll get to visit it a couple times a year as their Alexandria-based Director of Government Affairs, Energy and Climate Change, advocating their interests before Congress, EPA, DOE, FERC and the like. They’re also looking for other Alexandria office/cubicle-mates for you: Director of Government Affairs, Healthcare and Tax Policy, as well as a Policy Analyst. You can search through here, at Virginia location, if the previous https: links prove unworkable.

Tessada & Company provides support to military/government clients in facility management, logistics, and professional services. They reference multiple opportunities aiding U.S. Navy communications/outreach efforts:
Baltimore’s Total Health Care is looking for an Outreach/Public Relations Coordinator for PR, marketing, community affairs and related special events-related work. Here’s a link for direct resume submission – or to make sure the job is still available.

A couple opportunities at an unnamed Fredrick, Md. organization for those of you possessing varying degrees of computer/web chops. Search the Maryland location of Roth Staffing’s placement site and you’ll eventually find Fredrick-based Communications Specialist ($40-$45k) and Web Design Techie (yes, really) job descriptions.

Kelly Services is advertising a temporary/contract Public Affairs Specialist position with (or closely related to) the National Institutes of Health and/or the National Institute of Mental Health. Duties include handling a high volume of media inquiries and preparing related articles and materials. Bethesda location. Bonus acronym explanations: OSPPC – Office of Science Policy Planning and Communications; SWPC – Science Writing & Press Branch.

Today's job search morsel: PR opportunities (although currently no DC-based listings – mostly NYC) via the Fry Group. They also provide a list of assorted public relations organizations and resources.

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