Wednesday, November 9, 2011

So, What's in Linthicum?

Today is Greater DC Give to the Max Day – a one day online fundraising fest to raise significant sums for local charities. DCPA+CJ urges you to shoot $10 or $50 or whatever you can part with to Miriam's Kitchen (scroll down to see donate box), a group with nearly three decades worth of essential work providing food and services to DC's homeless population. Then reward/celebrate your good works at the Park at 14th later tonight.

Latest with Edelman PRAccount Exec, Grassroots – seeking candidates with strong writing skills to craft web content and advocacy action messages; online campaign experience also sought.

American Council of Life Insurers
International Relations Internship – seeking college seniors or grad students – Dec. 1 start date preferred; apply by Nov. 18

YMCA of Greater Richmond, Va.
Director of Communications – $40k – apply by Nov. 14

Association of Government Accountants seeks Director of Communications – ideal candidate has 7+ years of experience in communications development including conceptualization, writing, editing and designing print and electronic communications, preferably at a professional association. Located in heart of laid-back Del Ray.

University of MarylandDirector of Strategic Communications, School of Public Policy – we’d expect you would pass DCPA+CJ along to the career services crew there on your first day on the job – apply by Nov. 11

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is in search mode for a new President/CEO – apply by Dec. 9

Curesearch for Children’s CancerCommunications Manager – seeking candidates with 2-4 years of PR/communications experience, with emphasis in media relations and writing.

American Cancer Society:
You know what’s in Linthicum, MD? This Director, Corporate Communications opportunity with computer/telecom network giant Ciena Corp., for one thing. But we’re more familiar with Linthicum’s purveyor of giant-sized crabcakes, G+M Restaurant & Lounge. Even though we got super-lost the last time we went there, we still look forward to returning (with better maps).

Council for Exceptional ChildrenCommunications Manager (pdf) – $44k-$55k – manages web content, oversees social media activities, professional awards programs, and writes, copyedits, and proofreads variety press materials, reports, promotional copy.

Spire Communications is based in the heart of Fredericksburg, Va. – but they broadcast their flexibility as to where you can be located as Senior Account Director working with private and federal government healthcare and health technology organizations.

Capitol Hill:
The Association of Proposal Management Professionals is on a mission to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of new business acquisition and to promote the professionalism of those engaged in those pursuits – as will you in the role of Director of Marketing & Communications. You can also hunt for opportunities in the proposal writing/business development field via their career center.

The American Council on Education seeks Communications Manager for its Higher Education for Development Office – focus on production of reports and other printed materials, also with web site management. Also available: Exec Assistant.

New since we last checked in with Helicopter Association International: Regulations & International Affairs Assistant – please have at least one year previous association experience on your resume.

World Wildlife FundManager, Program Communications – seeking candidates with a minimum of 8 years of experience developing and executing communications strategies, interfacing with both the private sector and conservation organizations.

Nothing in DC among the latest from Porter-Novelli – you can compare the vintages of DC opportunities still in their database by looking at our last edition containing posts at PN
The McLaughlin Group TV program seeks an experienced Writer – your insatiable appetite for politics/legislative issues greatly enhances candidacy.

Mystery healthcare nonprofit
Development Assistant – temp-to-perm assignment, starting at $12/hr – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

Your career widget of the day: the job board from Association Trends.

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