Friday, November 30, 2012


Congrats!  You've almost made it through the grueling five-day work week, or the challenging five-day job-seek week.  Either way, cheers!  Several more viewer-submissions in today's set; keep 'em coming.

The Insured Retirement Institute seeks Communications & Emerging Media Specialist (pdf)with strong writing skills and experience with social media and content management, including proficiency in HTML, Java Script, XML and CSS

We have it on good authority that Hattaway Communications is actively recruiting for:
The Woodrow Wilson Center seeks Digital Marketing & Web Design Specialist (pdf) – $62k-$72k – must have at least two years of specialized experience using and managing CRM systems and designing e-newsletters and websites – social media skills preferred – apply by Dec. 9

The Pew Research Center seeks Research Assistant for the Center for the People & the Press – interest in politics/polling and strong quantitative and statistical skills are required – for best results, apply by Dec. 14

The Glen Echo Group seeks a mid-to-senior level communications professional. Ideal candidate will have prior agency experience and a proven track record in developing and implementing successful media relations campaigns; interest in technology policy is preferred.

The University of Maryland extended the search for Director of External Relations to be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, communications, marketing & PR functions for the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – apply by Dec. 15

American University
Fulfilling work and an up-to-$130k pay-grade await the next Executive Director/CEO of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria – strategic planning, fundraising, staff management, budget development, and community relations background is necessary, as well as experience in animal welfare. 

PBS seeks Admin Coordinator and then another Admin Coordinator

The Association of Children’s Museums seeks Communications Manager to handle a combo of content production/management, media relations & admin responsibilities.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
The National Library of Medicine – self-described as the world’s largest biomedical library – has a set of groupies, acolytes & admirers known as the Friends of the National Library of Medicine – and they’re looking for a new friend in the form of a Development Consultant with at least 5 years of success in health or research-targeted fundraising/sales/marketing.

Latest opportunity w/ the Sierra Club is this Associate Art Director/Web & Graphic Designer post in San Francisco, CA

Are North Florida & historic preservation promotion the kind of things you envision as part of your career arc?  You’ve got until Feb. 15 to answer that question in the form of an application for Executive Director for the Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation – $47k-$52k – Tallahassee, FL

Closer to home (and higher on the prestige scale, we think – sorry Tally!) on the historic preservation executive front is this vacancy for President of the C&O Canal Trust.  We also see Intern info noted.

LIFT addresses poverty/inequality issues and helps individuals find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, public benefits and tax credits, and services like childcare and healthcare. The group seeks Executive Director and Senior Manager, Development Strategy & Operations to help lead and fund these good works.

Passionate about reporting on farm, food and rural policy issues?  You need look no further than this Capitol Hill-focued Reporter posting with Agripulse – apply by Dec. 7

Society for NeuroscienceDirector of Media & Member Communications – 8-10 years of experience leading communications initiatives required – apply by Feb. 15

Fresh opportunities with the Women’s Media Center:
The National Alliance for Mental Illness seeks National Walk Manager with special event fundraising experience; knowledge of TeamRaiser & Convio a plus.

Economic Policy InstituteMedia Relations Specialist

Gabriel Marketing Group, a Reston-based self-described boutique marketing and integrated communications firm serving emerging and mid-size tech companies, seeks Director/Senior Director candidate – work from home flexibility goes in the plus column; frequent forced office fun sounds terrifying.

We hope your weekend is full of fun, preferably voluntary.  Best wishes from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource

Thursday, November 29, 2012


Okay, so your Powerball numbers didn't come through; your consolation is this super-sized just-the-jobs edition to help you find that great position you wouldn't leave even if you did hit the big prize. (Yeah, sure.)

1) American Association of Colleges of PharmacyCommunications Assistant

2-5) American Heart Association
6) American Independent News NetworkReporter/Editor (scroll down)

7-9) American Institutes for Research
10) American Society of AnesthesiologistsState Affairs Associate

11-12) Aspen Institute
13) Avalon Bay CommunitiesDigital Media Intern

14) BASIS Educational GroupWriter & Social Media Intern

15-17) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (search DC location or use requisition #)
18-19) Brookings Institution
20-21) Center for Community Change
22) Center for Reproductive RightsDirector of Government Relations – search managed by the Dubrof Group

23) Citizens Against Government WasteDirector of Government Affairs

24-25) Crosby~Volmer International Communications
26) DC Promise Neighborhood InitiativeDirector of Outreach & Communications

27) Edelman PRInternships (search DC location)

28-29) Environmental Law Institute
30-31) Georgetown University
32) German EmbassyPress Officer/Website Writer – top level German language skills, like the kind you might eventually earn through our friends at the Goethe Institute, are required – apply by Nov. 30

33-34) Greenpeace
35-36) Heart Rhythm Society
37-38) Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
39) International Leadership AssociationCommunications Manager – apply by Dec. 5

40) Iridium SatelliteAssociate Director, Strategic Communications

41) Lyons PRAccount Exec

42) Mildly mysterious government relations firmManager, Government Relations – we think we have the Mystery of the Matching Fax Numbers solved, FWIW

43) Mystery employerSocial Media Manager – $30k-$40k

44) National Association for Home Care & HospiceEditor

45) National Association of Secondary School PrincipalsAssistant Web Editor – $45k-$50k

46) National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium – Advocacy Manager – apply by Dec. 5

47) National Science FoundationSupervisory Legislative Affairs Specialist – $123k-$155k – job ID: LPA-2013-0001 – apply by Dec. 13

48-51) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
52) Nuclear Regulatory CommissionCongressional Affairs/Protocol Specialist – $42k-$81k – job ID: OCA-2013-0001 – apply by Dec. 7

53) Pharmaceutical Care Management AssociationDirector, Public Affairs

54) Phillip Stutts & CompanySenior Director of Media Strategies

55-56) Population Services International – searches managed by DRI Consulting
57-58) Porter Novelli
59) Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkVice President of Public Policy

60) Racepoint GroupAccount Supervisor

61) Resources for the FutureCommunications & Policy Intern – $15/hr

62-64) SEIU
65) Students FirstDirector of Policy & Innovation

66) University of Maryland/University CollegeDirector, Corporate Relations (scroll to find or use job # 4461)

67) Un-named associationOnline Media Coordinator – temp-to-perm – $15-$18/hr – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

68) U.S. Chamber of CommerceSenior Manager, Policy Advocacy/Infrastructure – supporting the U.S.-India Business Council

69-70) Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
71-73) Wilderness Society
74-75) Women’s Campaign Fund
76) and, finally – in the unlikely event you are (or know) a college of pharmacy student currently in their last year of school w/ an interest in public affairs, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores offers a one year rotation in association management for 2013-14 school year – apply by Nov. 30

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Out of (or in) Left Field

Several excellent reader/HR-staffer submissions in today's set.  Send us your tips, feedback or questions at the email address here.

The New America Foundation seeks Policy Analyst, Early Education Initiative to study and report on federal and state policies that a effect early childhood program, pre-K initiatives, kindergarten and the early elementary school years.
The University of Virginia seeks Director of Engagement Strategy to develop and coordinate the communication efforts for print, web, social media, video and email outreach to alumni, parents and other friend of the University – $58k-$61k – Charlottesville, Va.

Widmeyer Communications is actively recruiting for:
The National Harbor-located National Children’s Museum seeks Marketing & Communications Intern for the Spring semester who also has some mid-December availability.  Development Intern also sought; apply by Dec. 7 for the latter opportunity.

Dept. of the Interior/Bureau of Safety & EnforcementPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: BSEE-CW-12-MM760132 – apply by Dec. 10

Democratic strategic communications firm SKDKnickerbocker has Intern posts in the Jan.-May timeframe reserved for candidates with strong writing & research skills.

Scroll down for complete set of newly-posed opportunities with Xenophon Strategies
Express Scripts – Legislative Director – minimum 5-10 years of business, government affairs, policy or legislative advocacy experience required – knowledge related to pharmacy benefit management highly preferred

Institute for the Study of War
Government Accountability OfficeGrad Student Admin Support/Interns – $42k-$51k – variety of disciplines, including public affairs/legislative areas – starting May/June 2013 – apply by Dec. 10

The Studio Theatre seeks Director of Development and Marketing & Communications Manager (scroll down) to keep the shows – like An Iliad, opening Dec. 21 – going on.

Green AmericaFood Campaigns Director – $36k-$42k (4-day workweek!) – three to five years of campaign experience, particularly in relation to food campaigning, is sought. 

Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) seeks Spring 2013 Interns

APCO WorldwideMedia Relations Manager – seeking candidates with 5-7 years of relevant PR agency and/or media relations experience

Select full-time positions and then scroll halfway down for Database Administrator position at the lovely Mount Vernon complex - extensive Raiser's Edge database management experience a must.

Currently enrolled or recent graduate of an accredited university with a concentration in Turf Management or related field?  Normally, we’d say you were in the wrong place – but not today, friend, as we’ve got a a Groundsperson Trainee post with your Washington Nationals to share with you.  We’ll take a pair along the third base line on a Friday night, thanks.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Rainy Tuesday, Excuse Making & Randomly Selected Opportunities

A rainy morning rush hour and detour/errand, coupled with freshly-added professional obligations, have all conspired to produce this slightly smaller-than-we-originally-anticipated Tuesday set of jobs culled from a random selection of employers – so you should supplement today’s finds with a trip to your next favorite public affairs & communications related job boards and search engines.

But before we jump into the random finds, we want you to pay extra attention to this clever call for a Spring semester Digital Media Intern from the U.S. Leadership Coalition – some combo of Photoshop, WordPress, InDesign & HTML skills required; interest in international affairs helpful – apply by Nov. 30

Academy HealthResearch Assistant, Public Health – $39k-$43k

American Humane AssociationWeb Marketing Associate

BAE SystemsDirector, International Government Relations

BoeingGovernment & Industry Relations Consultant, Information Security – apply by Nov. 29

Burness Communications (scroll down)
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Communities in Schools
Coptic Orphans
Edelman PRVice President, Digital/Energy
Government Accountability ProjectCommunications Associate (pdf) – 12-month term – $27k; no health benefits – apply by Dec. 9

JhpiegoDevelopment Manager – Jhpiego is an international healthcare nonprofit affiliated w/ Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD

MacArthur Foundation – Chicago, IL
Merkle (a customer relationship marketing agency) – Columbia, MD except as otherwise noted
Migration Policy Institute
Octagon Sports MarketingInternships, Spring 2013 (scroll down and search Octagon A&P McLean location)

ONE Campaign
Sierra Club
Two Rivers Public Charter SchoolDirector of Development & Communications – search managed by Staffing Advisors

United to End GenocideInternships

United Way of Metropolitan ChicagoDirector of Communications – Chicago, IL – apply by Dec. 28

Monday, November 26, 2012

Expectations Are High

Welcome back to the job-seek week, where we find exacting employers, jobs that sound cool to us, and a chance to name-check the 1985 Yugo GV.  Scroll back to Sunday or click here for previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

National Governors AssociationPolicy Analyst, Health Division – ideal candidate will be familiar with state policy & the role governors play in advancing a health policy agenda.

Graduate or advanced undergraduate students with coursework in econometrics & statistics are encouraged to check out this part-time Economics Analyst (scroll down) post with the Edison Electric Institute.

United Nations Foundation
We’re excited to see that the National Association of Automobile Dealers has traded in their old Yugo of a careers page for a model with that intoxicating (albeit somewhat toxic) new car smell – celebrate with us by applying for this Senior Specialist, Executive Speechwriting post.

National Center for Missing & Exploited ChildrenMarketing Director (pdf) – seeking candidates with significant experience in creating marketing, messaging, & brand-building; MBA a plus.

World Learning (search DC location)
American Meat InstituteSenior Director, Legislative Affairs – Ideal candidate will have at least 3 years legislative experience on Hill and/or direct lobbying, as well as knowledge of food & agriculture issues – search managed by Raffa

Education TrustCommunications Specialist – no slacking tolerated, as candidates should enjoy working in a dynamic, results-oriented environment in which expectations are high for both the quality and speed of work.

Previous experience with federal/postal community and/or retirement, pay benefits and aging policy is preferred for the next Legislative Director hire at the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association.
Nature Conservancy (search by job # or scroll to find)
American UniversityEvents Specialist, School of Public Affairs – $15-$19/hr

Agency for International Development Communications Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: AID-13-0037-ASH – apply by Dec. 13 

Pew Charitable Trusts
Airports Council InternationalDirector of Advocacy – 5+ years experience in advocacy role at trade association, federal or state legislature, government relations, and/or campaign work required

National Education AssociationAssociate Director of Media Strategy – previous Capitol Hill, campaign, labor or public relations agency or journalism experience a plus.

George Washington University
American Association for the Advancement of ScienceNew Media & Public Relations Assistant – demonstrated experience and high skill level in efficiently, accurately posting text- and multimedia-based content to web and social media platforms required.

From the sounds-cool-to-us department: Kimpton HotelsRestaurant Public Relations Coordinator – part-time – looks like you’ll located at their sleek Urbana outpost
U.S. Chamber of CommerceScheduler & Admin Assistant – temp-to-hire opportunity

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Been Away So Long I Hardly Knew the Place; Gee, It's Good to be Back Home

We're back at it after the holiday break with previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  See you Monday with the new stuff.  And yes, we missed you, too.

DC Sustainable Energy UtilityCommunity Relations Manager (pdf) – Nov. 26 (as noted here)

National Education AssociationCampaigns & Elections SpecialistNov. 26

Office of the U.S. Army Chief of Stafft – Senior Legislative Liaison, National Security & Intelligence  – $119k-$179k – job ID: 771989-CV-2012-DISL – Nov. 26

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
American Public Health AssociationDirector, Center for Public Health Policy – $70k-$90k – Nov. 27

American Farm Bureau FederationExecutive Director of Communications (pdf) – Nov. 30

British EmbassyDriver – $33k – Nov. 30

Christ Memorial Presbyterian ChurchCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – Columbia, MD – Nov. 30

Corps NetworkDirector of Government Relations (pdf) – Nov. 30

George Mason UniversityDevelopment Assistant, College of Visual & Performing Arts – part-time – Nov. 30

Guest ServicesSocial Media SpecialistNov. 30
International Monetary FundSenior External Relations OfficerNov. 30 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Princeton, NJ
Stimson Center
 United Way of Washington County, MDResource Director – Hagerstown, MD – Nov. 30

Adirondack CouncilConservation Director – Elizabethtown, NY – Dec. 1

AmtrakSenior Communications Officer (scroll down to search for career opportunity link and then search government affairs & communications functional area) – $71k-$90k – Dec. 1 

Catholic Legal Immigration NetworkExecutive DirectorDec. 1

New America FoundationResearch Associate supporting the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows ProgramDec. 1

State University of New York SystemCoordinator of Federal Relations – DC-based – Dec. 1

Montgomery CollegeElectronic Communications Content Manager (search communications, marketing & media job field)  – $55k-$75k – apply by Dec. 2 (un-posting on Dec. 3)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Big Questions, Unanswered

Can GeoEye really see the junk in your backyard you've been meaning to get rid of?  Where do British diplomats like to go? Will Montgomery College be placed the Leaders or Legends division? Do you like tea? How clean was your room as a child?  These questions, and more, in your run-up-to-the-holiday edition of DCPA+CJ.

Construction/engineering & infrastructure giant AECOM seeks Director, Communications (search req # 80938BR) – internal communications focus; significant related experience within a global, complex company/organization required.

Stratacomm seeks Public Affairs Intern who can join them starting in early January – media/journalism related experience and experience with media monitoring, blogging/content management systems & social media applications particularly desired.

Program Coordinator, Studies Administration and Research Associate, Model Diplomacy Program are fresh New York-based posts at the Council on Foreign Relations since our last check-in there.

CampaignGrid (scroll down):
The nosey, peek-into-your-back-yard satellite imagery crew at GeoEye have a Senior Admin Assistant post available in the McLean offices.

The American Humanist Association notes Internships available year-round for students, recent grads, and others in communications/advocacy, editorial, field & legal categories.

Capitol Hill:
Experience shuttling diplomatic, military or other VIPs sought by our friends at the British Embassy for a Driver posting – $33k – apply by Nov. 30

Business savvy visionary with senior management experience sought for CEO, Council of Residential Specialists opportunity with the National Association of Realtors at their Chicago, IL HQ.

How clean are clean cars?  That’s the question you’ll be answering in your two-year term as Kendall Fellow with the Union of Concerned Scientists – the required Ph.D. in a related scientific or engineering field probably eliminates most you, unfortunately – DC or Berkley, CA – apply by Dec. 14

We stopped reading when ITT/Excelis started talking about the execution of a holistic internal and external strategic communications planManager, IGSS/EI Communications – Herndon, Va. or Fort Wayne, IN

George Mason University
You may better know security & training outfit Academi by their previous incarnations as Blackwater or Xe Services, which may add a layer of complexity, challenge and perhaps reward to your work as Director of Communications there.

Like tea?  We suspect you’ll have your fill & and more at Summer 2013 PR Intern (scroll down past the Field Marketing Internships) with the nice folks (really!) at unlikely Coke subsidiary Honest Tea in Bethesda.

Gannett/USA Today
Montgomery College – the next target for Big 10 or PAC 12 expansion, probably – seeks Electronic Communications Content Manager – $55k-$75k – apply by Dec. 3

Cleaning institute?  Boy, do they have the wrong person!”  That’s what your Mom will probably say when you announce your move joining the soap-making, grime-slaying gang at the American Cleaning Institute as a Government Affairs Coordinator.

Sibley HospitalPublic Relations Assistant – we’re already jealous of your lovely, relaxed Palisades/Spring Valley location

Not really in our usual wheelhouse here, but we’re happy to nonetheless pass on this Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations post at the University of Virginia – $95k-$135k – also lovely Charlottesville, Va. location, of course.

Whatever your holiday plans, DCPA+CJ hopes whatever travel challenges, family functioning, feasting, and football watching you have on the menu works out well.  Our Friday publishing plans are as of now undetermined, so we'll see you when we see you.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Prosperity, Community, Family & Obesity

Just-the-jobs style today.

1) Airports Council InternationalSenior Vice President, Government & Political Affairs

2) Alliant EnergySenior Manager, Public Affairs

3) American Farm Bureau FederationExecutive Director of Communications (pdf) – apply by Nov. 30

4) American Physical SocietyPolicy Analyst

5) American Public Health AssociationDirector, Center for Public Health Policy – $70k-$90k – apply by Nov. 27

6) Americans for ProsperityState Director, Ohio – Columbus, OH preferred – search managed by Talent Market

7) Be the Change, Inc.Legislative Affairs Manager

8) BIO ComAssistant Director of Public Policy for Federal Affairs – $60k-$75k

9) Campaign for Youth JusticePolicy Director

10) Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCommunications Intern – apply by Dec. 3

11) Community Family Life ServicesDirector of Development – part-time

12-13) Conservation International
14-15) East West Institute
16-17) Envision
18) Family, Career & Community Leaders of AmericaMarketing & PR Manager (pdf) – starting at $54k

19) Federation of American HospitalsVice President, Legal & Policy

20) GE CapitalCommunications Manager – New Orleans, LA

21-24) German Marshall Fund of the US
25) Girl Scouts of the USA
26) International Crisis GroupOffice Manager – New York

27) International Finance Corp. – Communications Officer – apply by Dec. 4

28) Mathematical Association of AmericaEditorial Assistant

29-30) Mothers Against Drunk Driving
31) Mystery McLean-based employerSr. Graphic Designer

32) Mystery Rockville employerSocial Media Specialist – $40k-$50k

33) National Education AssociationCampaigns & Elections Specialist – apply by Nov. 26

34) The Obesity SocietyDirector of Marketing & Communications

35-36) PICO National Network
37) Potomac Institute for Policy StudiesInternships

38) Prism Public Affairs – unspecified PR professional opportunity

39-40) The Trinity Forum
41-42) University of Texas System – DC-based positions
43) U.S. Sentencing CommissionDirector, Office of Legislative & Public Affairs – $169k-$173k – job ID: #13-01 – apply by Dec. 11

Monday, November 19, 2012


We kick off the countdown-to-Thanksgiving and a blissful four days off (for us, at least) with previously noted opportunities closing this week:

Consumer Financial Protection BureauOlder Americans Policy Analyst – $72k-$149k – job ID: 13-CFPB-068P – Nov. 19

National Association for Olmstead ParksDirector of Development & MembershipNov. 19

Open Society FoundationsSenior Communications Officer, Public Health Program – New York – Nov. 19

State Department Admin Coordinator – $89k-$115k – job ID: DS-2013-0074 – Nov. 19

Union of Concerned ScientistsSenior Energy Analyst – DC, Cambridge, MA or Chicago, IL – Nov. 19

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
AmtrakSenior Communications Officer (scroll down to search for career opportunity link and then search government affairs & communications functional area) – $71k-$90k – Nov. 20   

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of International Relations – $119k-$165k – job ID: EX-13-04 – Nov. 20

World BankSenior Communications Officer for East & Asia & Pacific Unit – DC-based – Nov. 20

Federal Trade Commission Public Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: OPA-2013-0002 – Nov. 21

Virginia TechAssistant/Associate Director of Development – Blacksburg, Va. – Nov. 21

Woodrow Wilson CenterCommunications & Social Media Specialist (pdf) – $67k-$81k – Nov. 21

Maryland Public TelevisionAssistant Director, Major Gifts – Owings Mills, MD – apply by Nov. 22 

United Nations FoundationProgram Officer, Universal Access Project/Women & CommunicationNov. 22 

GreenpeaceMedia Officer – DC, New York or San Francisco, CA – Nov. 23

Office of Personnel ManagementLegislative Analyst – $62k-$115k – job ID: 13-001-JLP-DE – Nov. 23

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardDirector of Communications & Education – $119k-$165k – job ID: FRTIB-13-DE-011-769569 – Nov. 25

The New America Foundation is seeking an entry-level, full-time Research Associate who is interested in pursuing a career in public policy, journalism, or related areas – an interest in education policy is a plus.

Experienced, confident writer & editor with demonstrated web and social media skill-set sought for Communications Assistant position at the Columbia, MD outpost of Cultural Vistas, a non-profit promoting international education, cultural & professional exchange opportunities.  DC and New York program & outreach posts also noted.

Superb writing, research, analytical and interpersonal communication skills are deemed musts for Program Associate (pdf) post with FrameWorks, a research and training organization helping to advance the nonprofit sector’s communications capacity.

The National Wildlife Foundation has two-point-four-billion-with-a-b dollars headed their way, of which you’ll be able to peel away a princely $15/hr as Grants Administrator – yeah, those benefits better be generous.  Also available: Director, Freshwater Fish Conservation.

Several new Spring 2013 Intern posts released by the United Nations Foundation – $10/hr – apply by Nov. 25

The perhaps-B1G-Ten-bound University of Maryland seeks Director of External Relations to be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, communications, marketing & PR functions for the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering – apply by Nov. 23

George Washington UniversityAssistant Director of Athletic Development – primary focus appears to be identifying & soliciting prospects with giving capacity of up to $25,000 for annual fund.

POLITICO seeks motivated Media Coordinator with at least some professional media/media relations experience on their CV.

We expect to be generously comped at least once for alerting you to this glamorous-sounding Director of Public Relations opportunity with Kimpton Hotels, overseeing PR outreach for their fine DC-area restaurant & bar operations; we know some really sharp folks Kimpton has hired in recent years and they speak highly of the experience there.

Staying on the hotel /hospitality beat – flacking for this Annapolis property is among your responsibilities as an Atlanta-based Director of Public Relations for Loews Hotels.

International Monetary FundSenior External Relations Officer – minimum of ten years of relevant experience in outreach and communications work should be supplemented with specialized knowledge on working with civil society organizations and the ability to effectively communicate economic info – you’ll have to go out to search all jobs to see the Nov. 30 application deadline.

Real Magnet, provider of a solid email mailing program we’ve used in previous employments, seeks Marketing Communications Manager.

The Nature Generation, an environmental non-profit inspiring the next generation of stewards seeks Director of Development with demonstrated experience in development and fundraising in the Greater DC area – $60k salary, 32 hour work-weeks and a closed-for-July bonus all sound great; although a lack of health benefits may deter some of you.* Apply by Dec. 15

Pining for lake-side Southern lifestyle?  We’ve got you covered with this Director of Academic Communications (go to advanced search, use job ID: 11967) opportunity at Clemson University – $46k-$85k – Clemson, SC – apply by Dec. 6.

Newly posted (or perhaps re-posted/updated) since just a few days ago w/ our pals at Burson Marsteller
DCS Corp.Project Manager supporting/promoting student contests and educational outreach efforts and sponsorships at the NASA/Goddard Innovative Partnership Offices – part-time – Baltimore, MD 

Idealist Social Media Intern – $15-$18/hr – New York – missed Nov. 15 and apply today, Nov. 19 deadlines both referenced.

Your job search tool of the day: communications jobs nationwide and more from Ned's Job of the Week.

* ideal job if you’re on spouse’s healthcare plan, we suppose – except that your better half will eventually come to resent your truncated work weeks and fancy-free Julys.

Friday, November 16, 2012

From Someone to Us to You

Friday brings a higher proportion of direct submissions and viewer tips than usual.

We have it on good authority that the BlueCross BlueShield Association is still seeking the right candidate for this Senior Associate, Public Relations position – previous previous on-the-record spokesperson experience & relationships with national health reporters, inside the Beltway reporters, and insurance industry trade press are among the attributes that will move your CV to the top of the list.

The American Association for Homecare seeks Manager of Regulatory Affairs to provide guidance/analysis on agency rulemaking along with some lobbying/outreach opportunities – three years of relevant health care experience (ideally involving Medicare)  at a federal agency, on Capitol Hill or with a think tank is required.

Arlington County Commuter Services seeks Spanish Language Marketing Specialist for variety of content development, production & outreach activities focused on the Spanish-speaking community – 5+ years of experience in marketing communications, advertising or PR required, along w/ relevant language skills – $50k-$55k

CTIA/The Wireless Association would like to get on the same wavelength with a Public Affairs Manager hire with least 3 years experience in public affairs, or PR/communications.  Knowledge of online editorial outreach (including SEO and SEM) and experience at a PR agency and/or political campaign strongly preferred.

The Glen Echo Group seeks Senior Director candidates with 5-8 years of PR and strategic communications experience translating complicated issues into simple, compelling messaging strategies and demonstrated interest in technology & public policy issues.

Looking for a social media related opportunity with a large, influential organization?  Social Media Manager for AARP would seem to fit the bill.

American UniversityDirector of Capital Campaign Gifts – seeking rainmakers with at least 6 years of experience in development and demonstrated success in closing major gifts in $25k-$50k neighborhood,

Pew Charitable Trusts
Conservation InternationalExecutive Assistant, Moore Center for Science – at least 5 years of professional support to senior-level executives required.

Facebook wants to add a non-specific-titled policy communications professional to their friend list – 7-12 years relevant professional experience required, preferably focusing on political and/or technology communications.

Communities in Schools has Director, Corporate Relations and Associate Director, Individual Giving posts to fill.

ProActive Communications seeks PR Account Exec (pdf) candidates with 3-4 years client-facing PR agency experience and a willingness to join them in their we-assume-cushy Landsdowne, Va. location.

Government contractor Arrowpoint seeks Legislative Analyst for a wide range of duties in support of their National Guard client – intimate knowledge of POM, budget submission, OMB, Legislative budget process, and DoD, Army and Air Force acquisitions procedures required – apply by Dec. 31

American Heart Association
Yahoo! is hitting the search box for a Senior Manager, Public Relations & Policy Communications – DC or Sunnyvale, CA locations possible

Home Depot has freshly-stocked Senior Manager, Government Relations and Manager, State Government Relations opportunities on the shelves.

The American Enterprise Institute seeks talented writer and editor interested in contributing to the free enterprise movement for Director of Development Communications post. 

Brookings Institution – Project Manager, Engelberg Center on Health Reform – minimum of 2 years relevant experience in research, policy evaluation, public policy, or project management required.

MedStar/Georgetown University Hospital
seeks Development Coordinator with at least four years experience in an office environment, preferably in fundraising or public relations, marketing or related function.

Xcenda works to help manufacturers successfully commercialize innovative medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-constrained global markets.  Your place in this enterprise would be Director, Health Policy, providing a wide range of support to their managed care and pharma clientele and probably visiting a lot of those gleaming suburban corporate campuses that usually house those sorts of outfits.

Your job-search resource of the day: lots and lots of  jobs and intern opportunities, many of them in the green & progressive category, available via Idealist

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Pass it On

Our simple request: please pass DCPA+CJ along to at least one of your peers or pals this week.  Good karma, paying it forward, #HAPPO – whatever you deem it, it's a good thing.

Late afternoon alert: we've just stumbled across this current undergrad Internship opportunity with the U.S. Wheat Associates sporting a today, Nov. 15 deadline.

1-2) ACLU – opportunities supporting their Immigrants’ Rights Project:
3) American Academy of Family PhysiciansStrategist, State Government Relations

4-5) American Legislative Exchange Council – searches managed by Talent Market
6) Association of American Medical CollegesCommunications Manager

7) American Society of Clinical OncologyCorporate Communications Program Coordinator

8-10) Barbaricum
11) Burson MarstellerContract Administration Specialist

12) Casualty Actuarial SocietyCommunications & Marketing Coordinator (pdf)

13) Crowell & MoringBusiness Development & Marketing Manager

14) Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardDirector of Communications & Education – $119k-$165k – job ID: FRTIB-13-DE-011-769569 – apply by Nov. 25

15) Florida Legislature’s Office of Program Policy Analysis & Govt. AccountabilityLegislative Policy Analyst/Senior Legislative Policy Analyst – $38k-$52k – Tallahassee, FL

16) George Mason UniversityDevelopment Assistant, College of Visual & Performing Arts – part-time – apply by Nov. 30

17) Georgetown UniversitySpecial Assistant, School of Foreign Service

18) Global PartnershipsEconomic Analyst (pdf) – Seattle, WA

19) Investment Company InstituteSenior Director, Policy Writing & Editorial

20-21) Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
22-24) Ketchum
25-26) Maryland Public Television – Owings Mills, MD
27-28) MITRE Corp. (search communications category or use req ID)
29) Mylan, Inc.Director, Federal Government Relations

30) Mystery retained executive search & consulting firmSocial Media Coordinator – temporary assignment w/ possibility of extension

31) N. Chapman & AssociatesInterns

32-33) National Association of Federal Credit Unions
34-35) National Board for Professional Teaching Standards – searches managed by the HR Team
36) National Community Pharmacists AssociationManager of Marketing Communications
37-43) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use job #)
44-46) PBS
47) Plasma Protein Therapeutics AssociationManager, Federal Affairs – Annapolis, MD
48) Seton Keough High SchoolDirector of Communications – Baltimore, MD

49) Tahirih Justice CenterDirector of Development & Marketing

50) U.S. CourtsExecutive Correspondence Officer – $74k-$140k – job ID: 13-DD-678647 – apply by Nov. 16

51) Virginia TechAssistant/Associate Director of Development – apply by Nov. 21

52) WETA TV & Classical RadioDirector, Major Gifts