Friday, January 31, 2014


... or, 12:15-er to be precise.

Nyhus Communications seeks Director, Federal Government Affairs who understands the nexus of politics, policy, government, business and media to build their D.C. presence – occasional visits to Seattle HQ are part of the bargain.

Council on FoundationsCommunications & Marketing Manager – five to seven years of experience in marketing, media relations and communications desired

The World Resources Institute’s Water Initiative seeks a part-time Communications & Research Intern to help produce and maintain their illuminating (and a little terrifying for a large swath of the planet) Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, which is worth checking out even if you’re not interested in this neat opportunity – $12/hr

Pew Charitable Trusts
Porter-Novell – Account Exec and Senior Account Exec – Boston, MA

DHS/FEMASupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: FEMA-14-BLG-6370-DEU – apply by Feb. 12

New opportunities at the Urban Insitute:
Mystery public interest communications firm seeks Vice President – search managed by Chaloner Associates

Several new opportunities at Burson-Marsteller since just last week:
Morgan Lewis & BockiusPublic Relations Specialist (search Washington location or use req ID: 70BR) – minimum of seven years of relevant experience sought; candidates must have excellent research and writing skills

American Society of Landscape Architects
DC Dept. of Disability Services – Public Affairs Specialist – $87k-$112k

The Washington Center
SPI/The Plastics Industry Trade Association – Public Relations Specialist – seeking candidates w/ minimum of three to five years’ experience in news, PR agency or other professional communications environment.

British Embassy
American University – Alumni Relations Communications Coordinator – part-time – $13/hr

Your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource wishes you safe and satisfying Super Bowl weekend – our prediction:  Broncos 32, Seahawks 31  (we've got 2 & 1 in our squares pool, so we're hoping for the odd result).

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Cold Snap to End; We Celebrate w/ Just-the-Jobs

FRIDAY UPDATE – we'll be a little late to the game today, but there will be a post.  See you later.

Perhaps this is the last day for a while where we'll be seeing a temperature reading in the teens when leave for our morning commute.  Celebrate and look forward with this Just-the-Jobs set.

1) AbbottSenior Director, Federal Government Affairs

2) Administrative Offices of the U.S. CourtsIntern, Summer 2014 – apply by Feb. 20

3) African Wildlife FoundationProgram Director, Policy – $92k

4) American Trucking AssociationVice President & Chief of Legislative Affairs

5) Analytic Services Inc.Policy & Legislative Analyst – supporting DoD

6) Architect of the Capital Public Affairs Specialist – $89k-$138k – job ID: CCR-2014-040 – apply by Feb. 13

7) Atlas NetworkDigital & Community Manager – search managed by Talent Market

8) Bloomberg/BNA Copy Editor I and Copy Editor II

9-10) Brookings Institution
11) Campbell & Company CommunicationsPR Intern – apply by Mar. 14
12) Children’s National Medical CenterVice President of Government Affairs

13-15) Civil War Trust
16) Congressional Budget Office Interns, Summer 2014 – $16-$29/hr – apply by Feb. 28

17) Food & Drug Administration Public Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $75k-$138k – job ID: FDA-OEA-14-DE-1039028SW – apply by Apr. 28

18) Honda North AmericaGovernment Affairs Analyst

19-22) Georgetown University
23) Golin Harris Intern – full time/paid

24-25) International Rescue Committee
26) Library of CongressAnalyst/Specialist, Healthcare Financing – $106k-$157k – job ID: 140023 – apply by Mar. 17

27) Mystery employerFundraising Assistant – $15/hr – needed ASAP

28) NCW Resources LLCWeb & Social Media Specialist

29-30) National Federation of Independent Business
31-38) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
39) Show-Me InstituteDirector of Development – St. Louis, MO - search managed by Talent Market

40) University of Maryland/Universities at Shady GroveCommunications Coordinator – apply by Feb. 27

41) U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumCommunications Officer – $62k-$83k – job ID: DON-3636-1-2014-0002 – apply by Feb. 6

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Your Next Business Card Could Look Awesome; We're Jealous Already

TechAmerica, the voice for the information & communications technology industry, is in search mode for a Vice President, State Government Affairs with an intimate knowledge of operating a successful state government affairs program, management experience, and understanding of the key policy issues facing the tech industry.

We have it on good authority that the Global Fund for Children is looking to fill this Communications Intern (pdf) opportunity as soon as possible part-time, paid position – for currently enrolled undergrad or graduate students

Gabriel Marketing Group
, a Reston-based technology PR/marketing firm, seeks Account Exec/Senior Account Exec – we’re told commercial tech PR experience will look especially good on your CV – also looking for PR/Marketing Intern for Summer 2014

Aerojet Rocketdyne: now that’s a great name for a company – Communications Specialist, Trade, Trade Show/Events – and if that’s not enough for you, how about having a business card that an email address.  Awesome.

Independent Sector
Children’s Defense FundDonor Data Coordinator – proficient data entry skills & experience with Raiser's Edge donor management software particularly sought.

Fellowship opportunities (including communications & policy related posts) are available with the anti-human-trafficking team at the Polaris Project – specific application deadlines are not noted, but we did find this guideline (scroll all the way down) stating that they begin accepting applications approximately three months prior to the beginning of each session.

Securing America’s Future EnergyVice President of Development – seeking candidates with at least 10 years or more of professional experience with a proven track record of securing six- and seven-figure, multi-year commitments from a variety of funding sources – search managed by the Dubrof Group.

DC Public School Charter BoardGovernment Relations Liaison – 2-5 years of relevant government relations and/or political experience, ideally in local and national politics, particularly sought

) Capitol Hill
Golin Harris seeks Associate Digital Specialist to support their network of real-time storytelling centers known as The Bridge™  – top notch social media skill-set required.

National Gay & Lesbian Task ForceMedia & Public Relations Director – minimum three years media relations experience as a writer/publicist required; agency experience preferred.

Society for NeuroscienceCommunications Assistant – strong writing chops, familiarity with HTML/web content management, and ability to quickly learn and adapt to other online software tools all referenced.

AARPMedia Relations Manager, Economy – focus on health & financial security issues

APCO seeks staff member to support their healthcare practice – position deemed “entry level,” but 1-2 years of experience in health care, advocacy or health communications work is also noted among qualifications.  It’s your conundrum to solve, then.

MarriottSenior Marketing & PR Coordinator – for the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

University of VirginiaGraphic Artist – $29k-$46k – Charlottesville, Va.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Welcome to the Job-Seek Week

TUESDAY UPDATE: no new post today; see you Wednesday.

Welcome back to the working and/or job-seek week.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Scroll down to find Policy Research Associate position with America’s Health Insurance Plans – understanding of the state regulatory process and state laws and regulations relating to health insurance and managed care is preferred.

Purple StrategiesField Manager/Senior Analyst – $65k-$70k – fluency in at least one data processing/analysis software package such as SPSS or Stata is required, along with extensive experience programming complex online surveys.

Help shine a light on (insert DC as den of self-dealing iniquity metaphor here) as Communications Director for the Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington – min. of five years communications experience in nonprofit, executive branch, Capitol Hill, or comparable setting required – scroll down for Summer 2014 Intern posts

Unnamed GOP political fundraising firm seeks Fundraising Associate with superior organizational skills, attentiveness to detail, and self-starting & team-player orientation – Intern posts also available

The Population Council seeks to +1 their staff population in the form of Staff Associate supporting USAID’s Evidence Project –   master’s degree in Public Health or related field and at least three years professional work experience sought

ACLU Intern, National Prison Project – Summer 2014 / DC-based – several New York Summer Intern opportunities also recently posted. 

American Feed Industry AssociationDesign & Website Specialist (scroll down) – experience w/ Adobe products including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere and Dreamweaver particularly sought, as well as facility with AVID or Final Cut Pro and strong working knowledge of HTML & Constant Contact.

Here’s a new in the last 7 days vintage opportunity with Choice Hotels in Rockville: Senior Director, Corporate Communications – seeking candidates w/ 10+ years developing & executing successful communications plans, media relations and publicity efforts that drive business results

George Washington University
National Association of Insurance CommissionersGovernment Relations Intern – $11-$15/hr

DC Public SchoolsChief of Communications – $150k-$170k –10-15 years of related work experience, including PR, media relations, marketing, digital communications, writing and editing, and event planning sought

Fresh opportunities in the global health practice in Porter-Novelli’s New York offices:
Accounts Payable/Receivable Assistant is not the kind of opportunity we usually highlight here at DCPA+CJ, but it’s the only local avenue currently available to start your relationship with our special relationship chums at the British Embassy – $33k – apply by Feb. 9

Cato Institute Media Relations Coordinator – 1-2 years experience in journalism or a corporate, political, or association marketing or PR office desired, along with strong writing and editing skills.

The Professional Aviation Safety Specialists a federal labor union representing FAA and DoD employees, has a spot on the team for a Legislative Representative to handle a broad set of government relations duties

Council of Independent CollegesCommunications Officer – $65k – offered through the ACLS Public Fellows program, which will place 20 recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions in govt./nonprofit sector – apply by Mar. 19

You’re the College of William & Mary’s guy or gal beyond the Rockies as Senior Director of Regional Advancement, West Coast – Northern or Southern California base preferred

Academy of Nutrition DieteticsDevelopment Editor – 5+ years editorial book publishing experience plus confidence & ability to work with scientific subject matter required – Chicago, IL

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Second Time Around

Previously noted opportunities closing in the (still chilly, damn it) upcoming week.

Center for International Environmental LawProgram Director for the People, Land & Resources Program – Jan. 27 

House of Representatives, Office of the ClerkSenior Content Developer – $70k – Jan. 27

Laurie Ann Sayles, candidate for the Maryland General Assembly – Communications Fellow and Constituent Relations Fellow (scroll down) – Jan. 27 (this deadline is accurate, despite what is in text at links)

United WayCommunications & Events Manager – Rochester, MN – Jan. 27 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Environmental Protection AgencyDirector, Field & External Affairs Division – $119k-$179k – job ID: EPA-SES-2014-0005 – Jan. 28

United Nations Foundation
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ViolencePress Assistant – freelance/part-time – Jan. 30

DC Dept. of Health Care FinanceSpecial Projects Officer – $87k-$112k – Jan. 30

American UniversityEvents Manager, School of International Service – low to mid $40k – Jan. 31

Communications Workers of AmericaOnline Outreach Associate Jan. 31 

Environment AmericaExecutive Assistant – Boston, MA – Jan. 31 

Environmental Law Institute
GAVI AllianceSenior Manager, Resource MobilizationJan. 31
League of Conservation Voters
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical EducationState Policy AssociateJan. 31

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health – Spanish language skills sought:
Potomac Riverkeeper – Communications & Membership CoordinatorJan. 31

R Street InstituteMedia Relations Director Jan. 31

Wesley Housing Development Corporation – Communications ProfessionalJan. 31

World VisionVice President, AdvocacyJan. 31 

Friday, January 24, 2014

Digging Out

We'll be adding more to today's already-belated set; several fine direct-to-us-submissions included. 

We have it on good authority that the National Association of Realtors is still seeking CVs for Business Issues Media Representative showing at least 3-5 years experience in media/public affairs or related area along with a demonstrated ability to build print, broadcast & social media relationships.

Sage Communications
The Armed Forces Foundation is seeking a Digital Media Manager to handle a variety of web & multimedia duties; 2 to 3 years’ experience in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Communications, or Journalism; strong proficiency with video and photo editing software and web design/web management deemed an all-caps MUST. 

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • Digital Communications Manager – 3+ years experience with editing & proofing web content & working proficiency in CMS, SEO, analytics, and all things digital is required; knowledge of Convio, Contribute, WordPress, and Dreamweaver a plus.
  • Simon Chaitowitz Communications Fellowship – $8/hr compensation goes along with this excellent opportunity to hone your communications skill-set.
The Alliance for Aging Research seeks Communications Manager for broad set of responsibilities in communications, marketing, and PR – 2-5 years relevant work experience desired.

United Nations Foundation
As alerted to us via the comment fields, here are some relevant opportunities available at Crosby Marketing:
Communications Fellow and Constituent Relations Fellow (scroll down) opportunities are available with Laurie Ann Sayles, a candidate for the Maryland General Assembly - Jan. 27 application deadline noted (deadline updated per the campaign).  Learn more about the candidate here.

Here’s a very fresh Director of Government Relations opportunity with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education with a $75k pay grade
– more to come –

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Environmental Jobs 12

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we're once again focused on jobs & internships in the environmental & conservation space.  Many more to come; scroll to bottom for latest added material. Note: many of these organizations show additional outside-of-DC-area opportunities besides the ones we've referenced here. 

Alaska Wilderness LeagueInterns

Alice Ferguson FoundationInterns

Association for Community TreesInterns (scroll down)

Amazon Conservation TeamInterns

Amazon WatchInterns, Summer 2014 – apply by May 1

American Farmland Trust
Appalachian VoicesInterns – note: offices located in DC, Charlottesville, Knoxville & Boone, NC

Audubon Society – DC or New York, except as noted
Beyond Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Health, Environment & JusticeInterns

Center for International Environmental Law
Chesapeake Bay FoundationMember Relations Manager – Annapolis, MD – apply today, Jan. 21

Chesapeake Climate Action NetworkInterns

Clean Water Action
Eastern Pennsylvania Director – Philadelphia, PA

Climate Institute Interns, Summer 2014 – apply by Apr. 1

Conservation International
Council for Environmental Quality Interns Summer 2014 – apply by Mar. 1

Conservation Law Institute
Vice President for Communications & Marketing – Boston, MA

Defenders of Wildlife
Delaware Nature SocietyBackyard Habitat Outreach Coordinator – Hockessin, DE – apply by Feb. 15

Ducks Unlimited
Communications Specialist – Memphis, TN

Earth Day Network
Earth Justice
Environment America
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Law Institute
Environmental Working GroupInterns, Summer 2014 – DC & Oakland, CA – apply by Mar. 31

Food & Water Watch (despite dates noted, we have heard these are still active)
Friends of the Earth
Global Green USA
Greenpeace – DC or San Francisco, CA
Green AmericaInterns

Island PressCoordinator, SF Bay Area Sustainability Network (pdf) – work from home in region

Institute for Sustainable Cities – Montpelier, VT
International Council on Clean TransportationIntern, Fuels Program

League of Conservation Voters
National Association of Conservation DistrictsInterns

National Council for Science & the EnvironmentInterns – apply by Jan. 24

National Environmental Education FoundationEnvironmental Health Education Intern

National Fish & Wildlife Federation
National Geographic Society (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
National Wildlife Federation
National Wild Turkey Federation – scroll down for Regional Director posts available in Michigan and Oregon/Washington

National Park Foundation – also see main career page here
National Parks Conservation AssociationVice President, Development – search managed by Thinking Ahead

National Sustainable Agriculture AssociationInterns

Natural Resources Defense Council
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Ocean Conservancy
Pew Charitable Trusts/Pew Environment Group
Public Employees for Environmental ResponsibilityLegal Internships

Rainforest Alliance – New York
Rare Conservation (scroll to find)
Resources for the FutureInternships/Fellowships

Sierra Club
Southern Environmental Law Center
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation PartnershipArizona Field Representative – $41k-$46k – Flagstaff/Prescott, AZ

Trust for Public Land
Trout Unlimited Vice President of Marketing & Communications – apply by Jan. 24
Union of Concerned ScientistsPresident & CEO – Cambridge, MA – search managed by Isaacson, Miller
Verified Carbon StandardIntern info

Wilderness Society – see also main career page
Wildlife AllianceDevelopment Intern

Wildlife Conservation Society
Development Intern, Patrons Program and Development Intern, Donor Communications – New York

Wildlife Society
World Resources Institute
World Wildlife Fund
Worldwatch InstituteInterns 

– we may salt a few more finds into this, but we're (finally!) pretty much done here –

Monday, January 20, 2014

For Your Consideration

For your Martin Luther King Day consideration & illumination, please see these previously noted opportunities closing this week; newer opportunities to be added later are now posted below these:

SEEP NetworkProgram Associate, Member Affairs & Global CommunicationsJan. 20

Army Medical CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$67k – job ID: NCBF1481374 51032033D – Jan. 21

State DepartmentProgram Support Officer for the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS CoordinatorJan. 21

Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $73k-$96k – job ID: HHS-IEA-DE-14-1025220 – opportunities available in Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA – Jan. 22 

Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) – Community Liaison/Caseworker – Las Vegas, NV – Jan. 22

GAVI AllianceCommunications ManagerJan. 23

World BankOnline Communications OfficerJan. 23

DC Office of Human RightsCommunity Outreach Coordinator – $52k-$67k – Jan. 24

Environmental Investigation AgencyPress OfficerJan. 24 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Senator Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) – Press Assistant (scroll to find) – Jan. 24 

Smithsonian InstitutionDirector, Foundation Relations (pdf) – Jan. 24

University of Maryland  – Editorial Assistant, Student Service Programs – $34k-$40k – Jan. 24

United Way
Montgomery CountyPublic Information Officer (search general professional category or use keyword media) – $58k-$96k – Jan. 25 

Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates is currently seeking applicants for a Marketing Manager post with 4+ years of marketing experience and fluency in the intricacies of the principal social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Previous experience in marketing communications with a law firm, PR firm or other professional service industry company is desirable.

The Human Rights Campaign is in search mode for a Deputy Director of Communications Campaigns with at least 10 years of political communications experience with a proven record of success as well as deep experience directing integrated earned/paid/social media campaigns.

Telecommunications Industry Association
The American Bankers Association has a fresh call for an Executive Assistant with 5 years senior admin experience, along with excellent organization, communication interpersonal, and follow-up skills.

The Aluminum Association seeks Intern to support their public affairs team – top notch PR, writing, and social media skill-set required

Carol Goeas & AssociatesInterns, Fall 2014 – duties include admin support, researching federal issues, uploading website content, and drafting correspondence 

CventSenior Social Media Manager – at least 4 years or relevant marketing experience desired 

National Association of Theatre OwnersDirector of Government Affairs – minimum of five years experience related to government relations; experience as Hill, agency or national trade association staff preferred – apply by Jan. 24

Library of CongressVisitor Services Specialist – part-time/intermittent – $52k-$82k – job ID: 130153 – apply by Feb. 6

National Association of Chemical DistributorsManager, Public Affairs – 3-5 years experience sought , preferably in communications, journalism or marketing.

DC Dept. of Health Care FinanceSpecial Projects Officer – $87k-$112k – apply by Jan. 30

Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
Melwood Global CommunicationsAccount Exec – at least two years of communications or journalism experience sought 

This Associate Athletics Director & Director of Athletics Advancement with Marymount University is currently open to internal applicants only, so keep an eye out to see if it eventually morph to open-to-all-comers status.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Low Chaos: That Would Be Nice

It's been a bit (ok, more than than a bit) of a chaotic couple weeks to start 2014 for us; we hope to resume a more regular publishing schedule going forward.  But frankly, who the Hell knows?

1-2) Alexander Street Press
3) American Gastroenterological Association – Coordinator of Foundation & Industry Relations 

4-6) American University
7) Army Medical CommandPublic Affairs Specialist – $54k-$67k – job ID: NCBF1481374 51032033D – apply by Jan. 21

8) Aspen Institute Senior Associate, College Excellence Program

9) Association of Zoos & AquariumsSenior Vice President, External Relations

10-12) Atlantic Council – see also main career page here
13) Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ViolencePress Assistant – freelance/part-time – apply by Jan. 30

14-15) Brookings Institution
16-18) Burson Marsteller
19) Center for Community ChangeDirector of Donor Relations & Marketing

20) Conservation International Manager, Donor Reporting & Billing

21-24) C-SPAN
25) Dale Curtis CommunicationsPR/Communications Intern - $15/hr

26) DC Public Charter School BoardDeputy Press Secretary (pdf)

27) Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $73k-$96k – job ID: HHS-IEA-DE-14-1025220 – opportunities available in Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA – apply by Jan. 22 

28) Dept. of the NavyCongressional Liaison – $72k-$97k – job ID: NW40301-13-10257154I714809D – apply today, Jan. 17

29) Discovery Communications – multiple Summer Intern opportunities recently added – Silver Spring, MD & New York

30) FreedomWorksJunior Copywriter

31-33) Gannett
34-38) Georgetown University
39) Glaxo Smith-KlineDirector, Federal Government Relations

40) GoRail Communications Specialist – apply by Jan. 19

41) Habitat for HumanityMarketing & Communications Manager (pdf) – see application info here

42-45) Humane Society
46-48) NARAL/Pro-Choice America
49) National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Media & Public Relations Director

50-54) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)

56-57) Pew Charitable Trusts
58) Renewable Energy GroupIntern, Federal Affairs – Summer 2014 – see also main career page

59) Student Veterans of AmericaVice President of Communications & External Affairs – $55k-$65k

60-61) University of Maryland
62) U.S. Pharmacopeia Media Relations Manager

63) Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' AssociationCommunications Manager

64) and, finally – support the great work of the turn-down-the-lights crew at the International Dark Sky Association as Director of Development

Your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource wishes you zero (or at least minimal chaos) for the MLK holiday weekend ahead.  Be great.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Slightly Different

Thursday 1/16 update: no new post Thursday; see you Friday.

All direct-to-us finds today (w/ the exception of the Capitol Hill extras), and in a few spots, we've just printed out the complete job descriptions rather than posting those in comments fields and linking to them.  We'll probably go back to the old way going forward.

ABT AssociatesCommunications Specialist, International Health – 3-5 years relevant experience sought; relevant graduate work may partially substitute for experience – supports USAID-funded Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector program – we’re told that qualified applicants can send a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Corley at

Content maven, brand champion, word nerd – if those terms bring up a spark of hey, that’s me recognition, please take a look at this Communications Manager opportunity with CDRF Global – see also main career page.

ISOM Global StrategiesCommunications Manager – minimum of 7 years experience working in public relations, public affairs, or marketing is required; DoD or other military-related experience is a plus, as is previous engagement in a large PR agency environment.

Potomac Communications Group

  • Program Manager – at least five years of relevant work experience in communications, public relations or public affairs sought
  • Senior Project Coordinator – experience dealing with issues in energy, infrastructure, science or technology is considered a plus.

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated Press Assistant to join a dynamic and busy press shop.  This person would be responsible for overseeing the compilation of press clips, maintaining and compiling press lists, outreach to college media and weekly newspapers and other duties as assigned. Candidates must have previous writing experience, work well as part of a team, and be comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment. Some travel in the state may be involved. Spanish language proficiency preferred. Virginia ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and 2 brief writing samples to with “Press Assistant” written in the subject line.  This vacancy expires on January 24, 2014.

more Capitol Hill:

American Association for Homecare – Senior Manager of Digital Media & Communications

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) is seeking a senior manager of digital media & communications whose primary duty is to collaborate with communications staff to refine and implement the association’s digital content strategy. Responsibilities include creating and updating content on digital platforms, interacting with users of the association’s social media channels to increase user engagement, developing original content, using analytics and metrics to measure and monitor user experiences on association’s digital platform and oversee writing content for various mediums. Three years of associationexperience is preferable. Strong communications and technological skills are required.  Send resume and salary requirements to: AAHomecare, Sr. Mgr. of Digital Media &Communications, 1707 L Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 835-8306; E-mail to

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy – Manager, Constituent Relations and Communications

The Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit coalition of about 150 organizations that share a commitment to financial literacy, especially for pre-kindergarten through college-age students. The coalition also includes a network of 49 affiliated state coalitions. Jump$tart is based in Washington, DC. More information about the organization can be found at

The Manager of Constituent Relations and Communications will support and serve two of Jump$tart’s key constituencies—national coalition partners and affiliated state coalitions—principally through communication and coordination efforts. As part of a small national team, the Manager of CRC will also contribute to a variety of other Jump$tart initiatives and administrative activities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Write, edit, and support Jump$tart communications, as assigned. These initiatives may include print and electronic publications, the Jump$tart website, grant proposals, reports and correspondence, with some emphasis on social media.
  • Write, edit and administer the State Cents e-newsletter; provide general support to the state coalition websites; and administer state coalition listservs.
  • Serve as the administrative point of contact for state coalition leaders and Regional Directors.
  • Support state coalition activities, including meetings, calls, and initiatives.
  • Support coalition partner activities and events, including the Annual Awards Dinner, Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, Financial Literacy Month, board and partner meetings, and the National Educator Conference.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills are required. Must have a strong grasp of
  • Must be comfortable with online communications and social media.
  • Administrative and planning skills necessary, including the ability to manage schedules, maintain electronic and paper-based files, and coordinate logistics, shipping and correspondence.
  • Must be interested in financial literacy and have previous exposure to financial topics.
  • Must be a team player and have a “service” demeanor.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area and two years’ relevant experience –five years’ relevant experience; five years experience a plus.
Working Conditions
  • Full time, traditional work week.
  • Work from the Washington DC Headquarters office. May be required to share office space.
  • Telecommuting on an occasional basis only.
  • Limited travel and offsite work, as assigned. Limited evening/weekend hours to attend events. Regular telephone and computer-based communications with widespread constituents.
Additional Info
  • The Manager, CRC will report to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and will work closely with Jump$tart Regional Consultants.
  • Salary commensurate with two to five years’ experience.
  • Benefits include health insurance and eligibility for 401k and annual incentive compensation.
  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position. Candidates must be available to start by Feb. 10, 2014
Please e-mail your résumé as an attachment to: and use “Manager, Constituent Relations and Communications” as your subject line. Use the body of the e-mail as your cover letter and convey, specifically, why you are interested in working for a financial literacy coalition. Please be concise. Please do not include any other attachments at this time. Candidates selected for interviews may be asked to provide writing samples and additional information. Please provide salary requirements. We regret that we will have very limited ability to respond to questions. No phone calls, Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Information Technology Industry Council – Position Title: Education Technology and State Procurement Policy, Public Sector; title commensurate with experience (Manager, Senior Manager or Director)

Position Reports to: Vice President, State & Local and Education, Public Sector (ITAPS) ITI Division: Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS)

Essential Functions

  • Manage the education technology and state procurement policy interests of ITAPS by serving as staff lead for the Education Technology Committee and the State Procurement Committee of ITAPS. 
  • Execute lobbying initiatives and business development activity in coordination with  with and at the direction of the ITAPS membership.
Responsibilities of the Position
  • Assist and support Vice President of State & Local Government and Education (SLED) with portfolio and offerings of the ITAPS’ companies that sell IT goods and services into the dynamic and growing SLED markets. ITAPS will offer an array of SLED programs that allow member companies to engage with state and local government and education technology officials through committee meetings, SLED Executive Leadership Council meetings, private dinners and meetings with government Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and widely attended events. ITAPS will provide opportunities in all of its programs and policy work to partner with private and public sector representatives in initiatives that foster the understanding and adoption of technology products, services, and solutions in the area of state & local government and education. 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key policy makers in the executive and legislative branches of state government and with education (both K-12 and higher education) thought leaders in Washington DC, state capitals, K-12 school districts and institutions of higher education in the U.S. Serve as a thought leader and subject matter expert on policy matters relating to education technology and state procurement policy, including legislative proposals.
  • Schedule meetings and develop/implement action plans, including coordination with ITAPS members, conducting policy research, collaborating on industry white papers, and writing comments, letters & testimony.
  • Serve as staff lead for the Education Technology Committee of ITAPS. Develop advocacy plans, drive consensus and manage members’ activity on key policy issues.
  • Serve as staff lead for the State Procurement Committee of ITAPS. Develop advocacy plans, drive consensus and manage members’ activity on key policy issues.
  • Support the Vice President, SLED on all activities and initiatives of the SLED program of ITAPS.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with ITAPS members.
  • Develop and participate in industry coalitions to advance the objectives of ITAPS members.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and spokesperson for all issues in this portfolio.
Work Experience
  • Three to five years experience with a government, government affairs or public policy focus. A preference will be given to candidates experienced with education technology and/or state procurement policy and a background in state legislative and/or executive branch or education (K-12 or higher education),
  • Demonstrate an understanding of state government contracting, with a willingness to learn more.
  • Familiarity with technology government contractor marketplace preferred.
  • Demonstrate writing/analytical experience in the political, policy, technology fields.
  • Show leadership skills, including the ability to establish and maintain exemplary working relationships with business and government leaders and establish consensus among diverse interests & perspectives.
Education/Training – Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree not required, but of course is desirable.

  • Three to five years of experience in government affairs and/or public policy, preferably with a background in either education technology issues or state procurement issues (or both).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including writing.
  • Strong knowledge of the education technology marketplace.
  • Good understanding of state public policy issue development. Experience testifying before state legislatures or in public speaking is not required but is desirable.
  • Strong organizational management and project leadership skills.
Location of the position – Washington DC

Travel requirements
– Occasional business travel required, generally with adequate lead time of an upcoming trip.

How to apply
– If interested, send your resume and cover letter to:

About the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) – As a division of ITI, ITAPS is an alliance of leading technology companies offering the latest innovations and solutions to public sector markets. With a focus on the Federal, state and local levels of government, as well as on educational institutions, the ITAPS team advocates for improved procurement policies and practices, while identifying business development opportunities and sharing market intelligence with our industry participants.

About ITI – The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies. ITI navigates the relationships between policymakers, companies, and non-governmental organizations, providing creative solutions that advance the development and use of technology around the world. Visit to learn more.