Monday, March 31, 2014

March Ends, Baseball Begins

Yes, we're happy it's Opening Day for the Nats!  And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Hunt Alternatives Fund seeks full-time, temporary Communications Assistant to support their Institute for Inclusive Security affiliate – your min. two years’ experience should include work in developing & deploying digital content.

Join Melwood in their work providing job opportunities for people w/ disabilities in the DC area as Vice President, External Affairs – Upper Marlboro, MD

Bayer (search DC location)
Car service innovator Uber looks to say “hop in” to a Communications Lead, Eastern U.S. with 8-10 years of relevant experience including work in political/policy/public affairs sphere – strong preference for DC-based candidates

Refugees International seeks a London, UK-based Senior Advocate with at least 5-7 years work experience in humanitarian advocacy and operations, as well as an established network of contacts in the key Europe-based institutions and organizations dealing with refugee, displacement, and humanitarian crises – apply by Apr. 15

InterDigitalVice President, Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs (scroll to find) 

Industry Dive, a Dupont Circle-based media start-up focused on building mobile products for executives in specific industries seeks Business Writer/Editor and remotely based, part-time Contributing Editor; the latter to supply early a.m. submissions.  Interns in editorial, data & design segments also sought.

The Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy seeks a Conservancy Director with appropriate fundraising and nonprofit management skills.

United Nations Foundation
The Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a non-partisan health research organization with particular expertise in Medicaid, seeks Policy Analyst with Master’s degree in Public Policy, Health Administration, Health Services, Public Health, Sociology, or related field and one year of experience, preferably in the U.S. health care delivery system – Baltimore, MD – apply by Apr. 15

DRC seeks Strategic Communications Planner to support the Military Health System Strategic Communications Office – ideal candidate will have five to seven years of professional experience in public relations, public affairs, or strategic communications; three years of experience working in a DoD communications or public affairs environment is required.

The Stimson Center, a think tank that conducts research and offers pragmatic policy ideas on some of the most important peace and security challenges around the world will give you until Apr. 27 to respond to their call for a Communications Director – you’ll need to get to it considerably quicker to snag one of several Intern opportunities (presumably of the Summertime sort); those sport an Apr. 1 deadline.

Society for Neuroscience
Grim weather here of late compels us to bring you this Los Angeles-based External Communications Manager supporting Ketchum’s U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance client.  We’re jealous already.

Hey look!  Manager, PAC & Grassroots is a job we used to have at the American Forest & Paper Association.  Had a great office; used to be the graphic designer’s office, and it was huge.  Good times. 

George Washington University
This is a little outside our normal area of focus, but surely someone among you has the promotional skills and hustle needed to succeed as National Business Development Manager for Arlington County – $51k-$95k – apply by Apr. 17

Got library experience?  Arlington County also has part-time Library Assistant ($29k-$52k) and Library Associate ($18-$33/hr) posts available – Apr. 3 application deadline for both

… and finally, a part-time House Manager gig with the Folger Shakespeare Library sounds kind of fun and challenging, in a jack-of-all-trades sort of fashion.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Once Again

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  Enjoy.

College of William & MaryDirector of Development for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science – Gloucester, Va. – Mar. 31 

Congressional Budget OfficeSpace Analyst – $90k-$115k – job ID: 14-13 – Mar. 31

Internews Vice President, Global DevelopmentMar. 31

National Bureau of Asian ResearchAssistant Director/Director, Congressional & Media OutreachMar. 31 

Nuclear Regulatory CommissionCongressional Affairs Officer – $63k-$116k – job ID: OCA-2014-0003 – Mar. 31 

Open Society Foundation – Program Officer – New York – Mar. 31 

University of Maryland Development Officer, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources – $56k-$71k – Mar. 31

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
House of Representatives, Office of the House Clerk Archival Specialist – to $62k – Apr. 1

World Bank – Social Media Communications OfficerApr. 1 (disregard 3/25 deadline shown at link)

Planned Parenthood – Vice President, Campaigns & Advocacy – search managed by Grossman HeinzApr. 3

American Public Health Association – deadlines noted are for 5:00 pm sharp
Global Financial Integrity – Communications Associate, New MediaApr. 4

KaBOOM!Manager, Corporate PartnershipsApr. 4 

Linguistic Society of AmericaCommunications Director – part-time – Apr. 4 

Town of ViennaPublic Information Officer – $59k-$97k – Apr. 4 

Virginia Tourism CorporationPublic Relations & Communications Coordinator – Richmond, Va. – Apr. 4

James Madison UniversityCommunications Coordinator, Dept. of Career & Academic Planning – Harrisonburg, Va. – Apr. 5

U.S. Military AcademyAssistant Coach for Sprint Football – $26k-$29k – job ID: NENAFBR141074317 – West Point, NY – Apr. 6

Friday, March 28, 2014

Who Knows Anything, Really?

Happy Friday (we hope, at least). 

The American Composites Manufacturers Association seeks Marketing & Communications Intern of the unpaid variety – preference for current upper-classman undergrad – Clarendon Metro-proximate location

National Nurses United seeks Legislative Advocate with lobbying and labor movement experience, as well as familiarity with healthcare-related issues

We have it on good authority that M+R is still actively seeking candidates for these; DC, New York, or San Francisco, CA except as noted:
The Climate Reality Project, a group founded by Mr. An Inconvenient Truth himself, seeks Summer (May-August) Interns for work supporting their Climate Reality Leadership Corps and their communications dept. (scroll down).

Voto Latino, a group working to build the political capacity of the young Latino cohort, seeks Communications Intern with excellent writing, research and editing skills, as well as proficiency in social media, and Google Docs. 

American University
Compassion & Choices, the self-described leading end-of-life choice advocacy group, may be Communications & Marketing Intern (pdf), although the document notes this for Summer and/or Fall of 2013.  But maybe they just didn’t update it; who knows anything, really?  (Well, we’re in a mood today, aren’t we?)

Pew Charitable Trusts
George Mason UniversityManaging Editor, Strategic Communications – five years of increasingly challenging experience in a diversified communications and/or marketing environment sought – apply by Apr. 9

Super-sized global law firm Hogan Lovells seeks Communications Coordinator (hard to open pdf link in our experience; we had to download and select file) – can also search here (scroll to bottom) – DC or New York

World Food Program USA – can also search here
Your internal communications-focused Director of Employee Engagement post at BAE Systems has you reporting to the VP of Communications for Land & Armaments, which strikes us as kind of fun.

Now here’s a fun find: the British Film Commission seeks their bird or bloke in Hollywood as Executive Vice President for a 6-month term – Los Angeles, CA – apply by Mar. 30

Also offered through the auspices of the British Embassy, and closer to home, we find this Learning & Development Coordinator opportunity – $38k – apply by Apr. 13

And one more from le monde diplomatique: The Embassy of Switzerland seeks Social Secretary with protocol experience and German or French language skills

Center for Strategic & International StudiesIntern, External Affairs – two posts available

Best wishes for a fine Friday & lovely weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Institute, Campaign, Council & Fund

As usual, it's just-the-jobs style for Thursday.  And it's still cold.

1-2) American Bar Association
3) Bill of Rights InstituteMarketing Director – search managed by Talent Market

4-8) Brookings Institution
9) Center for Adoption Support & EducationCommunications & Donor Relations Associate (pdf) – Burtonsville, MD

10) Center for Effective Government Interns

11) Earth Rights InternationalCommunications Coordinator – Apr. 21 application deadline noted; however, it appears they will start looking at applications on Apr. 7

12) Ernst & Young Public Relations Senior Associate – DC or New York

13-14) Georgetown University
15-18) Human Rights Campaign
 19) James Madison UniversityCommunications Coordinator, Dept. of Career & Academic Planning – Harrisonburg, Va. – apply by Apr. 5

20) ManTech InternationalPublic Affairs Specialist – supporting DARPA

21) National Council on AgingPublic Affairs Manager – search managed by Staffing Advisors

22) National Wildlife FederationCampaign Manager for the Garden for Wildlife program

23-25) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
26) Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & KleinCommunications Coordinator

27-28) Ogilvy PR/ Feinstein Kean Healthcare
29) Pathways to Housing DCDevelopment & Communications Officer

30) Practice GreenhealthExecutive Director – location flexible/HQ in Reston – search managed by Commongood Careers

32-32) Seabury Resources for Aging
33) Student National Medical AssociationExecutive Director – apply by Apr. 30

34-37) Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
37) VIP CommunicationsSocial Media Coordinator

38) Virginia Dept. of TransportationCommunications Coordinator (search position # H9246) – $21-$34/hr – apply by Mar. 28 – can also search here (scroll to find)

39) Virginia Tourism CorporationPublic Relations & Communications Coordinator – Richmond, Va. – apply by Apr. 4

40) … and, finally: your best chance to make the Washington Nationals opening day roster is probably as Coordinator, Ballpark Enterprises – we’re rooting for you!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


We've been particularly blocked for clever titles lately; today is obviously no exception.

The National Venture Capital Association seeks to invest in a Manager of Communications with 3-5 years experience, ideally in communications and/or media relations; Capitol Hill background strongly desired but not required.

CGIPublic Affairs Specialist/Web Content Manager – SECRET-level clearance a must

The Jewish Institute of National Security Affairs seeks National Outreach Associate for broad portfolio of responsibilities including event planning/management

Food Safety Inspection ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$116k – jpb ID: W-ECIMS- 2014-0003 – apply today, Mar. 26

Entertainment Software AssociationAssociate Director, State Government Affairs – seeking candidates with the gravitas/credibility required to to testify before state and local legislative bodies & proficiency with drafting legislative reports on complex issues

Natural Resources Defense CouncilLegislative Advocate – Hill experience sought, preferably with strong emphasis on environmental issues, or significant experience in other positions that involve working closely with Congress.

Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
TwitterManager, Public Policy – personal initiative, comprehension, judgment, fortitude, and the ability to think tactically & strategically are valued

We usually save the American University finds for Friday, but we won’t make you wait for this fresh Director of Communications & Outreach post for AU’s College of Arts & Sciences

International Rescue Committee
The Conafay Group works with life science companies and organizations to develop and implement government funding and public policy strategies; your place in this undertaking would be as Senior Government Relations Account Manager – high-level life sciences, medical or public health background required; familiarity with DoD extramural medical research programs a plus.

Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) – Intern
  • Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) – Intern
  • Senior California DemocratIntern
  • Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) – Intern
  • NY Freshman DemocratIntern
  • Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) – Intern
  • Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill) – Intern
Here is a very fresh Senior Media Relations Specialist post with the International Food Policy Research Institute – seeking candidates with 7 years’ experience in media relations, preferably within an international organization, or equivalent international journalism experience

Mystery Arlington-based food advocacy group seeks Manager of Member & Digital Communications – compensation up to $70k; duration noted as possible full time – search managed by Creative Circle

American Public Health Association – deadlines noted are for 5:00 pm sharp
Finn PartnersDigital & Social Media Analyst – thorough understanding of data mining, testing, experimentation, measurement, and web/social media/ marketing analytics required

The Town of Vienna seeks Public Information Officer with at least four years full time marketing, media relations, organizational communications or closely related experience – $59k-$97k – apply by Apr. 4

University of Virginia Freedom of Information Act Officer – $51k-$65k – Charlottesville, Va.

... and speaking of good old UVa., if you're planning on attending the UVa. Club of Washington's career fair this evening in Falls Church, please stop by and say hello.  We'll be there to answer questions and provide encouragement (or discouragement, where applicable) on hunting PR/public affairs jobs.  You're also free to ask us about the wisdom of purchasing 180 year old wooden houses (in a nutshell: don't).

Tuesday, March 25, 2014


We just have time for a short run today.

The Fund for the Republic, a grantmaking institution that broadens, strengthens and unites efforts to reduce the dominance of well-financed interests over politics and policy, seeks Admin Assisant w/ at least 3 years of relevant experience.

National Bureau of Asian Research
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Suburban & Sibley HospitalsDirector of Public Relations – minimum of 10 years PR/media relations experience required, along w/ familiarity w/ local media market

National Defense UniversityDirector of Strategic Communications – $1123k-$157k – job ID: NDU-14-032- 1079808 – apply by Apr. 21

Center for American ProgressResearch Associate supporting their LGBT Research and Communications Project – experience in the LGBT research and advocacy movement a plus

The folks at Marriott seek a Manager, Public Relations for their Fairfield Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites brands

Facebook Manager, State Policy – legislative drafting experience preferred

Monday, March 24, 2014

What do we want to talk about?

Lousy, non-ending Winter weather?  Cheerful weekend sporting results of the professional and collegiate variety?  Assorted jerks, foreign and domestic?  Party time, Long Island-style?  Or how about some fine new jobs and internships, along with previously noted opportunities closing this week?

ConnellyWorksJunior Account Manager – successful candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in an agency or corporate PR setting, be detail oriented, and exhibit sound project management skills.

Conover & Gould Strategic Communications is looking for two Summer Interns – best fit would be current grad or undergrad students interested in communications, public affairs & CSR, and/or energy and environmental fields – paid position – no hard application deadline; but it’s suggested you apply by Mar. 28

The World Bank has shared this short-term consultant opportunity for a Social Media Communications Officer – advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with social media platforms and demonstrated ability to use them creatively desired – apply by Mar. 25 note: we've been told the deadline for this post has been extended to Apr. 1

Be part of the essential city-greening and –cooling work of Casey Trees:
The Sierra Club seeks a National Communications Strategist to oversee a 10-person team and help guide national media strategy for their high impact Beyond Coal campaign – ideal candidate will be have strong management experience and proven experience shaping narratives and creating smart, attention-grabbing media tactics – San Francisco, CA

Ervin | Hill Strategy seeks Intern candidates for the Summer 2014 term – opportunity for current students or recent grads; Metro-proximate Capitol Hill location – apply by Apr. 11

The Center for Budget & Policy Priorities is in search mode for a Web Associate with at least two years experience working with Drupal and WordPress including posting, plugin/module integration, and theming, among other technical skills.

It’s been quite a while since we’ve checked in w/ Bono et al at the ONE Campaign:
The Federalist SocietyProducer, Online Education – 2-4 years of video production and content design experience required. Strong interest in and/or some experience with graphic design and online marketing desirable

Human Rights Watch seeks Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy with at least 20 years of relevant experience in international human rights or related work including investigations, reporting, and advocacy, with at least five years in a senior management position, and willingness/ability to work on Brussels (preferred), London, Berlin, Paris, or Geneva – search managed by Russell Reynolds Associates

Charles Koch FoundationProgram Manager, Donor Relations (scroll down) – passion for the tenets of economic freedom& individual liberty sought, as well as 4+ years of related experience.

Mystery organization that interfaces w/ the DoD seeks Senior Development Associate – $45k-$55k – New York – search managed by Professionals for Nonprofits

Open Society Foundations
Sabin Vaccine InstituteProgram Officer, Vaccine Advocacy & Education – social media, media relations and web/digital-related skills & experience all helpful

The American Legislative Exchange Council seeks Executive Director to continue to advance the group’s work in support of limited government, free markets, and federalism – search managed by Talent Market

We referenced this Communications & Public Affairs Account Director supporting the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Greenebaum Cancer Center back in late February; now the link has a mid-March date attached.  We suppose the takeaway here is that it’s still fully available/open – Baltimore, MD

American Geophysical Union – Public Information Intern – apply by Apr. 15

American Heart Association – Director of Development – Roanoke, Va.

American Institute of PhysicsDevelopment Manager – of five years of experience with proven results in development field required

Various employers show admin jobs aplenty per the folks at NRI Staffing

WETAInternships – apply by July 1 for Fall 2014

… and finally: start your path to gridiron glory as Assistant Coach for the Sprint Football squad at the U.S. Military Academy – $26k-$29k – job ID: NENAFBR141074317 – West Point, NY – apply by Apr. 6

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Upon Further Review

Here's Sunday's replay of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Alliance Fran├žaise de Washington – Development DirectorMar. 24

John Snow, Inc.Communication Director supporting AIDS.govMar. 24

National Academy of Elder Care AttorneysPublic Policy Manager – $60k-$70k – Mar. 24

St. John’s Church, Lafayette SquareCommunications CoordinatorMar. 24

United Nations Foundation
Administration for Community LivingSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: HHS-ACL-DE-14-1056408 – Mar. 26

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: JP-14-047 – Mar. 26

Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionDirector, Legislative Affairs Staff – $124k-$157k – job ID: D14-OCLA- 1048641-057-LES – Mar. 28

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville, Va.Chief Development OfficerMar. 28

Wilson CenterVice President, External Relations (pdf) – Mar. 28

Nature ConservancyColorado River Program Policy Associate (scroll to find or use advanced search & job # 41987) – locations in AZ, CO, NM, NV, UT or WY possible – Mar. 28

Portland Cement AssociationSenior Director of Regulatory AffairsMar. 28

QED GroupProject & Events CoordinatorMar. 30

Verified Carbon Standard AssociationDirector of Development (pdf) – Mar. 30

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Here You Go

FRIDAY UPDATE: No new post today; see you Monday w/ a new set (and, or course, the Sunday run of previous finds closing in the upcoming week).

For those of you not making last minute adjustments to your NCAA Tourney brackets, here's your Thursday just-the-jobs set.

1-2) American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
3) American Institute of Architecture StudentsExecutive Director (pdf) – apply by Alr. 22

4-5) American Institute of Architects
6-7) Brookings Institution
8) Casualty Actuarial SocietyCommunications & Marketing Coordinator – $45k-$50k

9) Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionDirector, Legislative Affairs Staff – $124k-$157k – job ID: D14-OCLA- 1048641-057-LES – apply by Mar. 28

10) FirstDataManager, Public Affairs (select DC/remote location) – Office Manager post also available in DC

11-13) Fenton Communications (scroll down)
14-18) Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
19-21) Georgetown University
22) Governors Highway Safety AssociationFederal Affairs Manager – apply by Apr. 11

23-24) Hager Sharp
25) National Association of RealtorsEconomic Issues Media Representative

26-27) National Defense Industrial Association
28-35) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
36-41) Powell Tate
42) University of Illinois FoundationVice President of Communications – Urbana, IL – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

43) and, finally: while away some afternoons in the handsomest building in DC as a Visitor Services Representative at the National Building Museum

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Not Holding Back

The Public Religion Research Institute seeks Research & Communications Intern to assist the Editor & Senior Writer with a variety of tasks related to media, research and online communications. Interns will provide assistance in all aspects of the organization including the development of questionnaires, production of research reports & implementation of communications strategy around research products.

We normally hold off until Friday to share opportunities at American University, but this Director of Public Relations post is too tempting to hold back until then.

Keep the servers humming, the bills paid, and the troops happy as Director of Operations at Hamilton Place Strategies – project management, HR and accounting experience/skills would look good on your CV

Voice of the People, a nonpartisan group working to give the American people a greater hand in guiding government policy, wants to add your pipes to the choir as Communications Director – $50k-$60k – Hill experience a big plus

American College of Cardiology
Nuclear Regulatory CommissionCongressional Affairs Officer – $63k-$116k – job ID: OCA-2014-0003 – apply by Mar. 31 

Inova Health SystemDirector of External Relations – 8-10 yrs. experience providing results-oriented leadership in strategic communications required.

K&L GatesPolicy Admin Assistant (sort by date, or use advanced search & job # 3288) – ideal candidate will have several years of executive/administrative assistant experience on Capitol Hill, law firm or association in a policy or government relations context.

Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) – Press Intern 
  • Moderate California DemocratIntern 
  • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) - Intern 
  • Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) – Intern 
  • Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) – Intern
GallupMedia Relations Specialist – ideal candidate will possess PR/communications skill set, be proficient in Cision or similar public relations software, and have experience with Meltwater, TVEyes, or similar monitoring software.

Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: JP-14-047 – apply by Mar. 26

Eating Disorders CoalitionPolicy & Communications Director – at least 4-5 years experience working on the Hill, in federal level issue advocacy, political work with a non-profit or political campaign required

Virginia Commonwealth UniversitySocial Media Coordinator – $50k-$55k – Richmond, Va.

GEInternational Law & Policy Fellowship

… and, finally: opening day for your Washington Nationals is just twelve days away, which means you had best get your resume in pronto for this Manager, New Media post with the club – we’ll take a few tix for Thursday, Friday or Saturday when the Braves visit in June, thanks.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Balanced Approach

Instead of Tuesday specialty/focused programming, we're bringing you a balanced (and broken-out) selection of direct-to-us submissions and other opportunities in the communications/media relations, PR firm, legislative/advocacy, development/fundraising, social media/online communications, and intern categories.

Direct to Us

PoliTemps seeks Temporary Staffers who are politically savvy, and have experience in either campaigns or Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch or in a legislative capacity, for opportunities supporting various clients in both temporary & part-time roles.

Planned Parenthood
seeks experienced Vice President, Campaigns & Advocacy with strategic mindset, political savvy, and strong management skills – search managed by Grossman Heinz – apply by Apr. 3

DHS/ National Protection and Programs DirectoratePublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$98k – job ID: FS-1068669-SW14 – apply by Mar. 21

The Wilson Center seeks seasoned communications pro for Vice President, External Relations (pdf) who has driven media and outreach strategies for a high‐profile organization/office and is experienced in the social media/digital space – apply by Mar. 28

Our friends at Brainstom Creative Resources lead the search for a Social Media Coordinator hire on behalf of a mystery Arlington-based advocacy group – could freelance/part-time or full-time, with a 40k-$50k pay grade for the latter option 

Communications/Media Relations 

Advisory Board Company
American College of PhysiciansHealth Policy Communications Coordinator

DC Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist – $74k-$95k – apply by Mar. 20

MCR Corporate Communications Specialist

Rolls RoyceDirector of Communications – apply by Mar. 22

PR Firm Opportunities 

Burson-Marsteller/Palisades Media VenturesManager

DBC PR+New Media
KetchumVice President, Research

Widmeyer Communications
Z CommunicationsMedia Relations Specialist


American Nurses AssociationDirector, Government Affairs

HalliburtonGovernment Relations Manager

National Academy of Elder Care AttorneysPublic Policy Manager – $60k-$70k – apply by Mar. 24

National Defense Industry AssociationDirector, Legislative Policy

Public Interest Research GroupFederal Legislative Director

UberSenior Public Policy Associate


American Society of Clinical OncologyMajor Gifts Officer

Bright Beginnings Inc.
CropLife FoundationDevelopment Manager

World Food Program USA
Social Media/Online Communications

GovLoopDigital Marketing Manager

Intercontinental Export-ImportSocial Media Specialist – Columbia, MD

Mystery employerSocial Media & Community Marketing Manager – search managed by Onward Search

National Wildlife FederationOnline Integration Assistant

Old Dominion UniversityWeb Communications Specialist – $31k-$45k – Norfolk, Va. – apply by Mar. 21

Pricewaterhouse CoopersSocial Media Manager – location flexible

American Gastroenterological Association Communications Intern

BarbaricumOperations Intern

Coalition for Economic EmpowermentSocial Media Intern

Defending Dissent FoundationIntern

National Women’s Law Center Media Intern – Summer & Fall opportunities

PBSSocial Media Intern – $12-$15/hr

Monday, March 17, 2014

A lot to process ....

... you have your brackets to attend to, it's yet another snow day here in the DC area, the flight 370 saga just keeps getting weirder, 97 percent of a large group people alleged to agree on something, it's St. Patrick's Day, a rich guy had a rough night, and we had no idea George Michael was an enthusiast of the 420 lifestyle.

And, in addition to yesterday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week, you also have a handful of direct to us finds to look at this morning.

McBee Strategic tags their Communications Intern opportunities as of the #notjustgettingcoffee variety; media/issue research and project/event support among your duties, instead.

The American Academy of Actuaries seeks Communications Intern (scroll down); start time flexible between late April & mid-June – apply by Apr. 14 

Global Financial Integrity is looking to enlist a Communications Associate, New Media to join their fight against kleptocracy and illicit cash flows around the world; sounds so so so very fun to us – apply by Apr. 4

Disregard the application date noted on this call for a Development Associate (pdf) with the Maryland League for Conservation Voters; we have it on good authority that they are actively seeking candidates; at least 3 years experience in fundraising for a non-profit organization or for a political campaign would look good on your resume – Annapolis, MD location

Jewish Federation of Greater WashingtonDigital Communications Manager – relevant technical skills, project management experience, team player orientation, and can-do attitude sought.

Congressional Budget OfficeCommunications Intern – $14-$20/hr – apply by Apr. 30

The Linguistic Society of America seeks a Communications Director on a part-time basis - apply by Apr. 4

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Take Another Look

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

InterActionDirector of Media CommunicationsMar. 17

Library of CongressAnalyst/Specialist, Healthcare Financing – $106k-$157k – job ID: 140023 – Mar. 17

National Skills CoalitionState Policy AnalystMar. 17

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
American University:
University of Maryland
United Nations Foundation
Council of Independent CollegesCommunications Officer – $65k – for recent PhD in humanities or humanistic social sciences field; two-year term – Mar. 19

George Washington University – Director of Research for the GW Solar Institute – Mar. 19

QED GroupWebsite StrategistMar. 19

 National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Robert Wood Johnson FoundationSenior Communications Officer – Princeton, NJ – Mar. 20

City Parks AllianceProgram & Communications Manager (pdf) – part-time – $25/hr – Mar. 21

Montgomery CollegeMedia Relations Assistant Manager– $58k-$79k – Mar. 21

Portland Cement AssociationDirector of CommunicationsMar. 21

United WayManager, Corporate RelationsMar. 21

Westminster Ingleside FoundationFoundation Fundraising Coordinator – $60k-$80k – Mar. 21 

Friday, March 14, 2014

You Owe Us a Few Margaritas, Potentially

Friday, thankfully.  We hope you find something useful, great, relevant, life-changing, fun (see final entry in particular) or at least keeping-the-bills-paid in today's set.

The Public Religion Research Institute is actively seeking candidates for their Summer 2014 Research Communications Internship – for current undergrads majoring in journalism, communications, political science, religious studies, or related field

Administration for Community LivingSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $124k-$157k – job ID: HHS-ACL-DE-14-1056408 – apply by Mar. 26

The Public Religion Research Institute is actively seeking candidates for their Summer 2014 Research Communications Internship – for current undergrads majoring in journalism, communications, political science, religious studies, or related field

Plenty of opportunities currently available with our friends at the Human Rights Campaign:
Audubon SocietyDirector, Climate Change Initiative – 10-15 years’ progressive, experience in government relations, advocacy, public relations, or other related field required, as is a working knowledge of climate change and clean energy policy and strong connections with leading experts in the field and with funders of climate change work.

At least 2 years of relevant work experience and fluency in French or German merit you consideration for Senior Producer/Office Manager at the DC outpost of Swiss Broadcasting.  June 1 start date envisioned.

City of Baltimore, MD:
Search DC location for some government relations-related Intern opportunities with Amgen

Develop a strategic communications plan aligned to organization's strategy that articulates stakeholder groups, key messaging, effective communication channels, and frequency for each group: that’s your life as Strategic Communications Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton – TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is also part of the bargain. 

United Nations Foundation
Global Giving seeks Unmarketing Intern – proven experience in social media, desire to change the world noted – apply by Mar. 31

This Director of Individual Giving post with the National Women’s Law Center would have been a fine fit for last Tuesday’s hefty-sized Development & Fundraising Jobs Special

Catholic University
Gilead SciencesManager, Federal Government Affairs – 5-7 years professional experience in public health & Capitol Hill/Executive Branch background move your resume to the top of the pile

American Legacy FoundationAdmin Assistant, Office of the President – low to mid $40k salary range with all-caps-so-they-really-mean-it EXCELLENT benefits promised

You have your choice of DC or San Francisco, CA as Vice President, Development (pdf) for ecoAmerica – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

Opportunities at local March Madness invitee American University:
Pew Charitable Trusts
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has a three-month position available for a Program Assistant to support their intern program – Spanish language proficiency deemed highly desirable

MicrosoftExecutive Assistant to the General Manager of Advertising and Strategy – fast-paced work environment promised and/or threatened

Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Mystery large government integrator is looking for a Digital Content Writer to oversee the process of publishing content to the company’s external website – search managed by Profiles Placement

Intern opportunities at the lovely National Building Museum include PR, graphic design, video production, development and more – apply by Mar. 15

The Teaching Company, proud presenter of The Great Courses, seeks Social Media & Community Marketing Manager to join them in Chantilly.

United Way of the National Capitol AreaVice President of Communications – requires proven skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with reporters, editors and successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high impact placements.

Center for Health, Environment & JusticeInterns – general and communications categories

… and, finally, the super-great-fun-interesting job of the week (or of the year, perhaps): Chief Marketing Officer for the ThinkFoodGroup – sadly, you probably won’t be hired on quickly enough to comp us for Oyamel’s Tequila & Mezcal Festival, but we’ll be happy with a margarita or three at a later, sunnier date

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Your New Co-Workers Await

As usual, just-the-jobs style this chilly Thursday.

1) Advisory Board CompanyCoordinator, Online Strategy & Communication

2) American Federation of TeachersAssistant Director, Legislation (pdf)  – $99k

3) American Society of Landscape ArchitectsCommunications Intern – apply by Mar. 21

4) Arlington County Chamber of CommercePresident & CEO – search managed by Sterling│Martin Associates

5) Asian Americans Advancing JusticeConference Coordinator – Mar.-Nov. term

6) BLH TechnologiesHealth Communications Coordinator

7-8) Brookings Institution
9) Capitol AssociatesInterns – apply by Mar. 15

10) CAUSE/Comfort for America’s Uniformed Armed ServicesProgram & Marketing Intern (pdf)

11) CNNCoordinating Producer for CNN Newsource

12) Conservation InternationalCoordinator, Major Gifts

13) Consumers UnionAdvocacy Intern

14-15) East-West Institute
16) Emergent BiosolutionsSenior Manager, Corporate & Financial Communications

17-20) Families USA
21) Food & Water WatchSenior Communications Associate

22) Georgetown UniversityDirector of Marketing, GU Athletics, a job that unfortunately will be a just a little more challenging thanks to last night's action.

23) GuideStarPR Intern

24) HHS Program Support CenterDirector of Communications – $155k

25) International Center of PhotographyChief Development Officer – New York – search managed by Sandler Search Associates

26-27) Humane Society
28) International Center for Research on WomenPolicy Intern

29) The Israel ProjectTower Tomorrow Fellowship – runs June 9-Aug 1 – writing & graphic design tracks – apply by Mar. 21

30-31) Maslansky + Partners
32-33) McArthur Foundation – Chicago, IL
34) Millennium Challenge Corp. Senior Communications Officer – $58k-$117k – job ID MCC-1070675- 14-041-CPA-DE – apply by Mar. 14

35) Mothers Against Drunk DrivingMaryland State Executive Director – Columbia, MD

36) Mystery employerAdvocacy Communication Manager – search managed by Sparks Personnel Services

37-39) National Alliance on Mental Illness
40) National Association of Schools of MusicCommunications Coordinator

41) National Association of State ForestersCommunications Director – apply by Mar 24

42) National Public RadioProject Manager, Social Media

43-45) National Society of Collegiate Scholars
46-48) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find or use advanced search & job #)
49) Pentagon Federal Credit Union FoundationVice President, Development & Communications

52-53) Rare Conservation
54-55) Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington
56) Senate Appropriations Committee, Democratic Staff Press Assistant/Deputy Secretary

57) Siemens Government TechnologiesSenior Director, Communications & Public Relations

58) St. John’s Church, Lafayette SquareCommunications Coordinator – apply by Mar. 24

59) ThelanCommunications/Partnerships Coordinator (scroll to find) – appears to be in support of the Connect.DC initiative

60) U.S. News & World Report Intern, Autos – paid position; one-year term