Wednesday, October 30, 2013

End Gridlock !!!

... specifically, the motorcade-in-rush-hour induced gridlock that bedeviled downtown DC this morning.  Just the worst (until we get some snow flurries, we suppose).  See you again on Friday.

1) The National Council of State Legislatures seeks Manager/Director of Public Affairs with 5-8 years of professional journalism, PR or public affairs work – $66k+ – apply by Nov. 8

2) Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, an Old Town Alexandria-based law firm focusing on regulatory & legislative issues facing the aviation and construction industries, is looking for a new Marketing, Communications & Web Design Coordinator.

3) The U.S. Campaign for Burma is in search mode for Interns to assist in their efforts to generate grassroots support for democracy & human rights in Burma and the region – apply by Nov. 15

4-6) Fresh since our recent check-in with the Land Trust Alliance:
7) American Enterprise InstituteSenior Media Associate

8) American Medical AssociationMedia Relations Manager

9) American Nurses AssociationCommunications Specialist

10-12) Atlantic Media
13) Bechtel Communications Representative/Specialist

14-24) Capitol Hill
25) Church World ServiceAssociate Director, External Relations – New York – apply by Nov. 15

26) Civil War TrustPolicy & Media/Admin Intern

27) Council for Christian Colleges & UniversitiesStaff Writer & Editorial Director

28) CVS/CaremarkHead of Federal Government Affairs (scroll down)

29) Dept. of the TreasuryOffice Administrator for the Office of Financial Research – $75k-$123k – job ID: 3-DO-865P – apply by Nov. 5

30) Direct Marketing AssociationVice President, State Affairs

31-32) Discovery Communications
33) EnvivaManager/Director, External Communications

34) FMC Corp. – Director of Government Affairs, Agricultural Solutions

35) GMFederal State Affairs Intern (DC-based, scroll down) and Public Policy Center Intern (Detroit, MI)

36) Hanley Wood Business MediaContent Strategist/SEO Expert

37-38) Harris Corp.
39) Howard UniversityNews & Public Affairs Assistant for WHUR 96.3 FM

40) Huntington Ingalls Corp.Director, Government Affairs – Secret clearance required – apply by Nov. 6 (a Nov. 7 removal date is noted)

41) International Monetary FundCommunications Officer/News Editor

42) Johnson & JohnsonSenior Director, Global Alliance Development Strategy

43) Mystery direct marketing company, Fairfax-basedDigital Marketing Manager – search managed by Helios HR

44) National Asphalt Paving AssociationDirector of Communications & Editor for Asphalt Pavement Magazine

45) National Association of Elementary School PrincipalsPolicy, Public Affairs & Special Projects Assistant

46) National Public RadioInternships (search DC location) aplenty recently posted for the Winter/Spring 2014 term

47-48) Oxfam America
49) Outdoor FoundationDirector of Development – apply by Dec. 16

50) Redhorse Corp. Communications Manager

51-52) Smithsonian Institution
53) Stratford UniversityDigital Media Manager

54) UnderArmour Associate Manager, Corporate Communications – Baltimore, MD

55) University of Virginia Assistant Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement – $44k-$47k – Charlottesville, Va.

56) University of WashingtonAssistant to the Director, Office of Federal Relations (search req # 102403) – DC-based – apply by Dec. 2

57) URS CorporationGovernment Affairs Research Assistant

58) ... and, finally, a small business communications firm in Hanover, MD seeks Smart, Cool, Fun Editor (scroll to find, check appropriate box) on a part-time basis – part of your fun, depending on how/where you’re commuting from and/or your taste in lunchtime & happy hour options, could be that you’ll primarily be working in DC metro area, with occasional visits to the BWI-proximate Hanover HQ – Copywriter & Designer temp posts also available – searches managed by EEI Communications

Monday, October 28, 2013


We're on a Monday–Wednesday–Friday schedule this week, and (mostly) just-the-jobs style today.  Don't forget yesterday's set of previously-noted opportunities closing this week.

1) We’ll start you off with an enthusiastically-endorsed Graphic Designer opportunity with the Institute for Justice; says the submitter: “I can’t recommend this place enough!” – Internships/Fellowships also available at the self-professed “law firm for liberty.”

2) NETWORK, a national catholic social justice advocacy group, seeks Lobbyist (pdf) with 7-10 years relevant experience and Experience with Catholic social teaching, working with disadvantaged populations, and representing a faith-based organization – mid $50k

3) Adams & AssociatesGovernment Relations Director

4-7) American Diabetes Association
8) Arlington CountyMedia Relations Manager – $42k-$90k – apply by Nov. 7

9-10) Association of Public Television Stations
11) BAE SystemsDirector, Executive Branch Government Relations

12-13) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
14-15) British Embassy
16-17) Carefirst Blue Cross (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
18) Catholic UniversityDirector of Development – two positions available

19-20) Friends Committee on National Legislation (Quaker public interest lobby group)
21-22) Friends of the Earth – new since our early Oct. check-in:
23) George Washington UniversitySenior Associate Director of Development

24) GYMR Public RelationsVice President

25) Investment Company InstituteGovernment Affairs Assistant (pdf)

26) Leading global independent energy companySenior Manager, International Government Affairs

27) Mystery employerWeb Copywriter – healthcare/senior health background desired – search managed by Creative Circle

28-31) National Academies (of Science & Engineering/Institute of Medicine)
32) National Small Business AssociationDirector of Government Affairs

33) Save the ChildrenDirector of Global Development Policy & Advocacy

34-36) Population Action International
37) PRRPublic Relations Associate

38) uKnowPR/Communications Intern

39) The Washington CampusInternships, Public Policy & Business Government Relationships – $12/hr – apply by Nov. 5

40-42) Washington National Cathedral
43) World Relief Senior Editorial Specialist & Content Manager – Baltimore, MD

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Preview of Closing Attactions

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

DC Councilmember David GrossLegislative Assistant – $50k-$60k – Oct. 28

Dept. of EnergyCongressional Liaison – $62k-$97k – job ID: DOE-HQ-CF-13-00360-CR-R – Oct. 28

George Washington UniversityDigital & Creative Communications Assistant – $40k-$44k – Oct. 28 

International Resources Group/EngilityOutreach and Public Information Specialist supporting USAID’s Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs – DC-based w/ Afghanistan travel – top secret clearance required – Oct. 28

University of Maryland
Minority Business Development AgencyLegislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Assistant – $56k-$67k – job ID: MBDA-OND-2013-0042 – Oct. 29

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit AuthorityIntergovernmental Affairs Officer (scroll to find or use keyword government)  – $88k-$133k – Oct. 29

DC Dept. of Human ServicePublic Information Officer – $91k-$127k – Oct. 30

Dept. of DefenseSupervisory Editor for Stars & Stripes – $100k-$120k – job ID: NCNAFHT 13976105 – Oct. 30

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
George Mason University:
Association of Research LibrariesDirector of Public Policy Initiatives – Oct. 31

League of Conservation Voters/Conservation ColoradoLatino Program Manager – bilingual candidates preferred – Denver, CO – Oct. 31

Rock Creek ConservancyExecutive DirectorOct. 31

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesCommunications Officer supporting National Vaccine Plan – $123k-$156k – job ID: HHS-OASH-DE-13-980765 – Nov. 1

EveryoneOn – deadlines are at 5:00 pm
Human Rights FirstAdvocacy AssociateNov. 1

National Association of College Auxiliary ServicesChief Operating Officer – search managed by the Spelman & Johnson GroupNov. 1

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsSenior Public Information Specialist (search administrative category or use keyword IRC67451) – $65k-$109k – Upper Marlboro, MD – Nov. 1

Mandate MediaCampaigns+Advocacy StrategistNov. 3

This week, Parts Unknown finds Tony in Tokyo, in pursuit of the city's dark, extreme, and fetishistic aspects – 9:00 p.m. Sunday on CNN.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Finally, Friday!

How about a robust-er (and slightly later) than usual Friday set to cap off your job-seek week?

Growth Energy, advocate for the grow-able energy industry (the ethanol folks), seeks Communications/Public Relations Manager – 2+ years’ experience in communications sought; preference will be given to candidates with an agricultural/energy policy background

Baltimore’s Loyola University seeks a Media Relations Specialist with 1-3 years of experience in journalism, PR, or marketing, excellent writing skills and ability to spin impactful storytelling – Writer/Editor post also available – both opportunities sport a Nov. 10 application deadline

Red Peg Marketing, an experiential-oriented marketing group in Old Town Alexandria, is actively seeking new Intern (pdf) talent to help provide out-of-the-box solutions for their clients – variety of disciplines/interest areas noted.

Aquent seeks temporary-basis Media Relations Specialist in support of government clients in Falls Church, VA with 4+ years of media relations/public affairs experience; familiarity DoD procedures and knowledge of the military healthcare system desired.

Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Dept. of Health & Human ServicesCommunications Officer supporting implementation of the National Vaccine Plan – $123k-$156k – job ID: HHS-OASH-DE-13-980765 – apply by Nov. 1

Mystery centrist (or centrist-left) think tank seeks Communications Director to raise the organization’s profile.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Blue Ridge PBS, the PBS media outlet serving the Roanoke/Lynchburg region is intent on adding a Major Gifts Officer to their fundraising team. Ideal candidate will cultivate and solicit major gifts of $1,000 – Roanoke, Va.

And, staying on the culture beat, opportunities with the Washington Ballet (scroll down):
Magellan Health Services seeks Communications Consultant for outreach work on behalf of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury – understanding/experience with military culture & protocol a must

American University – opportunities w/ WAMU 88.5 FM
Physicians Committee for Responsible MedicineSpecial Events Manager – qualities sought include compassion, team orientation, results driven, and working with a sense of urgency – listing appears to be new since our late-Sept. check-in w. PCRM.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Faith-based social justice advocate Sojourners seeks Communications Director with relevant PR/communications skill set plus knowledge of social and economic justice issues and scriptural tenets that undergird organization involvement in them.  Office Manager/Receptionist also available.

Recent opportunities via Beacon Hill Staffing:
The National Wild Turkey Federation is searching for a Regional Director to manage a territory in Virginia; exact location unspecified – willingness to run up your odometer on behalf of conservation, turkey hunting and other outdoor activities is required.

Army Historical FoundationCorporate Relations Officer – experience soliciting and closing gifts at the six figure level preferred.

The tumultuous-of-late Associated Press operation in Richmond, Va. seeks new Newsperson – ability to break news and produce compelling enterprise on a politics beat is deemed essential.

Soccer-centric youth development group America SCORES seeks part-time Communications Associate – flexible schedule, 15 hour work-week and $700 monthly stipend noted

... and, finally: carpool to Ashburn with Kerrigan & Orakpo, or in Alfred Morris’ beloved ride, as Senior Admin Assistant for your Washington Redskins.

We’re straining to find Oktoberfest-ish related events for the weekend; we’ll add them if we find any.  But we will alert you to the Tuesday opening of the long long long awaited Blue Jacket in the Navy Yard part of town – see previews from DCistDC BeerThe Post.  Main takeaway: it’s going to be great.

And also – mark your calendar for next Saturday’s (Nov. 2) Novemberfest at Rustico in Alexandria.  See you there.

Thursday, October 24, 2013


A reasonably hefty just-the-jobs set for you today, and tomorrow, you can expect a larger-than-usual-sized haul than we normally provide on Fridays.

1-2) AARP (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
3) Acredo Health GroupCommunications Project Specialist

4) Akin GumpPublic Policy Specialist

5) AMECPublic Outreach Specialist – part-time

6) American Action ForumInternships, Spring 2014

7) American Health Care AssociationSenior Director of Assisted Living Policy

8) APCO WorldwideProject Assistant, Corporate Communications

9-10) Brookings Institution
11) Christian Aid MissionMajor Gift Officer – Charlottesville, Va.

12-13) Conservation International
14-15) DC Bar Association
16) DC Criminal Justice Coordinating CouncilPolicy Analyst – $74k-$95k – apply by Nov. 5

17) DC Public Charter School Board Public Affairs Associate (pdf)

18) Dept. of StatePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$115k – job ID: OBO/PSC-2014-0007 – apply by Nov. 5

19-20) Exelon
21) FedExRegulatory and Public Affairs Communications Specialist for Government Affairs

22) Fleishman Hillard/VOX GlobalSenior Executive Assistant

23-25) Georgetown University
26-27) Human Rights First
28) Intuit Director of State & Local Government Affairs

29) JDA FrontlinePublic Affairs Intern

30) MELE Associates Communications Specialist – security clearance required

31) Mental Health Association of Montgomery CountyDirector of Development & Communications – $75k-$90k

32) Minority Business Development AgencyLegislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Assistant – $56k-$67k – job ID: MBDA-OND-2013-0042 – apply by Oct. 29

33) Montgomery County CouncilLegislative Aide (go to search jobs tab and use keyword IRC12682 or the general professional category) to Council Member Roger Berliner – $42k-$69k – apply by Nov. 4

34) Mystery global organization, Bethesda-basedSenior Communications & Marketing Manager – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

35) National Disability InstituteCommunications Specialist

36-38) National Women’s Law Center
39-46) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or advanced search & job #)
47) Navy Federal Credit UnionManager, Social Media

48) Partnership for Public ServiceProgram Associate, Center for Government Leadership (scroll down)

49-53) TASC (search communications/marketing category or use req ID)
54-55) United Health Group
56) University of Maryland Medical CenterSenior Director of Communications & Donor Relations

57) Urban InstituteSenior Writer – internal/external communications

58) Virginia Retirement SystemCommunications Manager (search position # 00305) – $58k-$80k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Nov. 4

59) The Washington CenterSpecial Assistant to the President/Institutional Advancement Coordinator

60) Washington PostInternal Communications Specialist

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Greenville Water

The Glen Echo Group seeks a Director (pdf) w/ 5-8 years of experience in PR/strategic communications and a strong interest in internet/technology & public policy

The Global Fund for Children seeks Development Intern (pdf) for Nov.-May term – 30 hrs/wk commitment preferred – paid position

We referenced this Director of Public Relations post with broadband-for-everyone acolyte EveryoneOn last week; we’ve since been alerted to the LinkedIn version of that listing, as well as a Development Associate position on the team – both posts note a 5:00 pm Nov. 1 application deadline.

United Nations Foundation – mainly supporting the Family Planning 2020 program
Education PioneersDevelopment Assistant – demonstrated experience of crafting high-quality written communications to external audiences particularly sought

California Public Employees' Retirement System
Federal Legislative Representative – DC-based 

American College of Radiology AssociationPAC Administrator – two years' PAC fundraising experience sought, as well as extensive knowledge of FEC guidelines and regulations

Opportunities w/ food services and facilities management giant Sodexo:
Alliance for Excellent EducationPolicy/Advocacy Intern

New since our early-Sept. check-in w/ the Cato Institute:
National Parks Conservation AssociationSenior Research & Policy Manager – listing possibly not as old as “Sept. 4” date shown at top; early October listing date shown at bottom – nice roster of benefits noted
It’s been a while since we’ve checked in over at George Mason University:
The International League of Conservation Photographers seeks Sales & Marketing Intern with some previous sales/marketing experience

Plenty of pent-up, post-shutdown opportunity from Capitol Hill:
 The Virginia Conservation Network seeks an Executive Director with a range of association management/leadership skills and a working knowledge of environmental & preservation issues affecting the Commonwealth – $60k-$65k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Nov. 8

We best know Greenville, SC from relatives who would bring us jugs of tap water from that town when we lived in a place without great drinking water near Charleston; apparently the experts agree w/ our preference for G’ville H2O.  We bring this up because Greenville is an option (along w/ DC) for a Director of State Government Relations post with an unnamed established association management firm.

The Council on Foreign Relations shows a wealth of Spring 2014 Intern opportunities available in DC and New York

Charles Koch Institute
Amerigroup seeks Public Relations Specialist w/ at least 5 years of related media relations experience; health care industry and/or political experience a plus; proficiency in Associated Press style also desired – Virginia Beach, Va.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Maryland Grads: Get Out Your Checkbooks

... that's our main take-away from the slew of recently-added development/fundraising positions (21, by our count) in College Park noted below.  Just-the-jobs style today.

1) ACA International/The Association of Credit & Collection ProfessionalsOffice Manager/Legislative Aide

2-5) ACLU
6) Ally FinancialExecutive Assistant, Government Relations

7-8) American Urological Association – Linthicum, MD (scroll down)
9-10) Edelman – new since last week’s PR jobs extravaganza:
11-13) Education Trust
14-15) Fair Labor Association
16-17) Heritage Foundation
18) International Food Information CouncilManager, Digital Media

19-20) International Food Policy Research Institute
21-22) Johns Hopkins Medicine – Baltimore, MD
23-25) Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
26) The Knowland GroupMarketing Coordinator (search DC location)

27-30) National MS Society
31) National Retail FederationDirector of Original Content

32) Portfolio Recovery AssociatesAssociate Counsel, Government Affairs – Norfolk, Va.

33) Prevent Cancer FoundationMarketing & Communications Manager – $42k-$45k

34) Prominent global law firm of the anonymous varietyGovernment Relations Assistant – search managed by TRAK Legal

35) Radio OneVice President of Corporate Communications

36) SAPIntern, Government Relations

37) United Way of the Pioneer ValleyDirector of Development & Strategic Communications – Springfield, MA – apply by Jan. 5

38) University of BaltimoreAssistant Vice President for Major Gifts – $85k-$95k – Baltimore, MD – apply by Oct. 24

39-52) University of Maryland
53) USDA/Food & Nutrition ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $105k-$136k – job ID: FNCSR-13-001-HMSA – apply by Oct. 25

54) Vocus – assorted Researcher/Web Editor posts available

55) Washington Metropolitan Area Transit AuthorityIntergovernmental Affairs Officer (scroll to find or use keyword government)  – $88k-$133k – apply by Oct. 29

56) Workforce Data Quality CampaignPolicy Analyst – apply by Nov. 22

57-59) World Wildlife Fund

Monday, October 21, 2013

We're Scrambling Around This Morning Trying to Close This Out

In other words, like the Redskins, we're waiting until the last moment to put this thing away, so expect some more additions this morning.  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Advisory Board Company seeks DC-based Associate Editor/Editor for their California Healthline vehicle – demonstrated expertise in health policy, preferably health reform and state-level policy, is required

Eli Lilly affiliate Elanco seeks Intern for work on a project focused on global food trade and safety laws – particularly looking for candidates currently enrolled in international affairs, poli-sci, veterinary science or agriculture-related field with anticipated grad date between June 2014-June 2015

Destination marketing firm Development Counsellors International is looking to hire an Account Supervisor for their tourism practice – 6 years of PR experience at a travel marketing firm or DMO particularly sought;. Caribbean experience a plus – New York 

American Federation of Federal, State & Municipal Employees
Mystery employerDirector of Communications – temporary status and $40/hr pay grade noted – animal rights experience required (said in ALL CAPS) – search managed by Professionals for Nonprofits

Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington, featured last night on 60 Minutes (in a good way), seeks a Development Associate to help keep their muck-raking and light-shining operations going.
Center for American Progress
Fluent in Arabic, living in Baltimore, and looking for part-time/temporary work?  MENA Assistant with the International Youth Foundation would seem to cover all those bases.

We know a couple folks who work at Marriott, and they seem to like it a lot – Senior Program Specialist, Global Corporate Communications

Opportunities with the Atlas Network, a group supporting free market-focused think tanks around the world:
Susan Davis InternationalAccount Exec, Media Relations – proven experience securing placements in national media particularly sought

Would a current-era remake of The Graduate feature advice to young Benjamin along the lines of:  “I want to say one word to you.  Just one word … composites”?  Ponder that while you look at Vice President, Marketing & Communications for the American Composites Manufacturers Association.

Shirlington-based PR outfit Live Wire Media Relations seeks Senior Account Manager, enlisting the assistance of Graham Staffing for the search.

George Washington University
Main Street Development CenterDevelopment Coordinator – min. 3 years of fundraising, marketing, and/or grants experience required; preferably in the area of early childhood education or a related field – Fairfax located

Land Trust Alliance
GEFunding & Legislative Analyst – responsibilities include policy/lobbying-related tasks, international financial program support, and office admin duties.

United States-China Economic & Security Review CommissionPolicy Analyst – $40k-$60k – job ID: 001-2014-PAEC – apply by Nov. 15

Here is a fresh Federal Legislative Assistant opportunity w/ Feeding America – 2-3 years’ experience in advocacy, public policy, or policy analysis required; Hill or Administration background preferred; familiarity with anti-hunger, agriculture, and anti-poverty issues also sought. Chicago-based Development Manager opportunity is also newly available

Latest with Americans for the Arts:
National Association of RealtorsPolicy Representative, State & Local Government Affairs – your 5-7 years of experience in public policy should include demonstrated knowledge of state and local legislative issues that affect real estate.

Combine essential work providing freshly prepared meals, nutrition support, and friendship to people living with AIDS, cancer, and other life challenging illnesses with a job environment that includes short Fridays, regular staff luncheons, and casual dress and you get life at Food and Friends:
Mystery employer seeks Marketing/Communications Manager – primary responsibility will be creation of company website, postcards, email campaigns & promo materials

more to come OK, we're done –

Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Catch is Light

A smaller-than-usual haul comes up in the previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week category.  See you with new finds come Monday.

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use adavanced search & job #)
Destination DCDual Department Assistant – $32k-$35k – Oct. 22

British EmbassyHead of Press, Politics & Public Affairs – $46k – Atlanta, GA – Oct. 23

Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Bank of AmericaFederal Mortgage Policy ManagerOct. 24 (Oct. 25 un-posting date noted)

United Nations Foundation – Coordinator, Special EventsOct. 24

American Youth Policy ProgramWebsite Communications Coordinator (scroll down) – Oct. 25 

National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyDevelopment Specialist – Charlottesville, Va. – Oct. 25 – deadline shown here by utilizing search – Marketing and Public Relations Manager – search assisted by Hope Road ConsultingOct. 25

World Bank – Conferences OfficerOct. 25  

University of Maryland, BaltimoreMarketing Specialist, Office of Communications & Public AffairsOct. 26

Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gift Officer (pdf) – Oct. 27

This week, Parts Unknown jets to South Africa – 9:00 p.m. Sunday on CNN.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Jarbosville, Herndon, and All Things Spider

Progressive political consulting firm Mandate Media seeks Campaigns+Advocacy Strategist with political savvy, strong writing & data management skills, and analytical capability; web/tech skill set a plus – apply by Nov. 3

Quality Information Partners, Inc. is seeking a fast-learning Writer / Editor/ Print Designer with the ability to understand complicated subject matter, often technical in nature, and communicate it in writing that is engaging, concise, and easily understandable to a broader audiences – home office/tele-work oriented position.

Public integrity?  You’re in favor of that, right?  Center for Public Integrity (scroll to find):
DC Dept. of Human ServicePublic Information Officer – $91k-$127k – apply by Oct. 30

Mystery residential real estate firm seeks Marketing Manager – $45k-$55k  – 1-3 years of marketing experience required, real estate background preferred – search managed by TRAK Services

Here is a very fresh Director, Public Relations opportunity w/ the Children’s National Medical Center –  10+ years of experience in marketing, public relations, media relations or communications required; health care experience preferred., a national social justice advocacy organization, is seeking a Marketing and Public Relations Manager – search assisted by Hope Road Consulting – apply by Oct. 25

Pew Charitable Trusts
Avian seeks Mass Communications Specialist to support Navy/Marine communications activities in Lexington Park, MD (formerly the much less elegantly named Jarbosville, FWIW), probably on the grounds of the Patuxent River Naval Air Station there.

Washington Suburban Sanitation CommissionDirector of Intergovernmental Affairs – $85k-$141k – 10+ years experience in legislative liaison work sought

American University
Concepts, Inc., a woman-owned communications firm in Bethesda, Md., is seeking a highly motivated Communications Coordinator to support its federal government clientele – ideal candidate will have a passion for social cause-related work – apply by Nov. 15 – Intern opportunities also noted

You’re the guy or gal for all things Spider as the next Assistant Athletic Director of Public Relations at the University of Richmond.

DC Councilmember David Gross is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio including business regulation and development, regulatory agencies, and workforce development – $50k-$60k – apply by Oct. 28

Passionate about social media?  Strategic mindset?  Ready, willing & able to head off to Herndon on weekday mornings?  Betrandt seeks Social Media Manager to support their auto industry mainstay client.

University of VirginiaAssociate Vice President of Development – $180k-$235k – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by Nov. 15

And, speaking of senior management posts in Charlottesville, there’s also Chief Operating Officer for the National Association of College Auxiliary Services – search managed by the Spelman & Johnson Group – apply by Nov. 1

We start your Oktoberfest run-down by congratulating our friends at Port City Brewing for their gold (Optimal Wit), silver (Oktoberfest) and pair of bronze (Colossal 1 & 2) medals won at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver last week; see a nice write-up here. Celebrate tonight (Friday, Oct. 18) at their Oyster Stout/War Shore Oyster event in their Alexandria location.

Of course, the main attraction this weekend is Saturday’s Snallygaster at Union Market in Northeast DC. Get there early, be safe, and have fun.  Here some more Okto-opportunities for DC-averse amongst you:

Thursday, October 17, 2013

One Shut-down Ends ....

... but another beloved Washington institution is getting shut down and/or shut out all too frequently of late.

1) The American Society of Landscape Architects seeks a Legislative Assistant w/ at least one year’s worth of research & writing employment experience and knowledge of the legislative process; background in landscape architecture, design, planning, and/or environmental issues a plus.

2-3) Access defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world:
4) Citizens for Ethics & Responsibility in WashingtonDevelopment Associate – your CV should include a  minimum two years professional experience, preferably in non-profit or campaign fundraising, including work in grant writing or other persuasive writing engagement.

5) The National Minority AIDS Council would like to recruit a Senior Policy Manager (pdf) with relevant experience in healthcare/social policy and the legislative & advocacy continuum.

6) Alley Cat AlliesDirector of Communications

7) American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationEditor/Writer/Curator – $64k-$81k

8) Boston Scientific Corp.Manager, State Government – DC-based

9) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Metropolitan Policy Program

10) Congressional Budget OfficeHealth Economics Writer – $95k-$140k

11-15) Coptic Orphans
16) Dept. of DefenseSupervisory Editor for Stars & Stripes – $100k-$120k – job ID: NCNAFHT13976105 – apply by Oct. 30

17) Environmental Defense FundIntern, US Climate & Air/Legal & Regulatory Advocacy Policy

18) Food & Water WatchSenior Communications Associate

19) Freedom HouseExternal Relations Associate

20-22) Georgetown University
23-24) Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
25) Infosnap, Inc.Communications Specialist – $45k-$55k

26) Johnson, Mirmiran & ThompsonPublic Relations Specialist – 1 year term, supporting the Virginia Dept. of Transportation in Suffolk, Va.

27) LegistormCongressional Research Internship

28) Mystery Western moderate Republican MoCIntern – apply by Nov. 29

29) NAACPSocial Media & Online Specialist

30) National Cable & Telecommunications AssociationInterns – apply by Nov. 1 for Spring 2014

31-32) National Trust for Historic Preservation
33-34) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use adavanced search & job #)
35) NTCA-The Rural Broadband AssociationCommunications Manager

36) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteInternships – $15-$20/hr

37) The Smithsonian AssociatesInternships, Winter/Spring 2014 – apply by Nov. 11

38) Society for Human Resource Management Senior Government Relations Advisor

39) Society for Marketing Professional ServicesContent Specialist

40) Society for Research in Child DevelopmentAdmin Assistant, Communications – $15-$16/hr

41) Software & Information Industry AssociationCommunications Coordinator

42) US Chamber of CommerceProgram Coordinator for the Institute for Organization Management – temp-to-hire opportunity

43) Wounded Warrior ProjectLegislative Director

44-45) ZERO-the End of Prostate Cancer