Wednesday, April 30, 2014

No Clever Title, but Lots of Jobs

A healthy-sized mostly-just-the-jobs set for you on this rainy DC Wednesday.

1) Alliance to Save EnergyMarketing, Communications & Digital Content Internship – $11/hr – duties include working on assorted digital & social media communications vehicles and other media relations support activities; familiarity with design and web editing software, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, & InDesign desirable.

2) Discovery Communications seeks Director, Internal Communications with 10+ years of experience writing, editing & publishing corporate and/or news messaging, along w/ facility working w/ new & emerging technologies.

3-5) Ignore the dates embedded in urls: these are currently available w/ Hattaway Communications:
6) We have it on good authority that plugged-in message development / branding / communications cabal the Incite Agency is still looking to fill out their Summer roster w/ a Communications Intern; PR and/or campaign experience a plus.

7) Karamah/Muslim Lawyers for Human Rights seeks Communications Associate with at least one year of relevant experience as well as facility with Photoshop, iMovie and other video editing software, Microsoft Publisher, WordPress, and Constant Contact – Arabic language skills highly desired.

8) Lexington, KY could be your new workday home as Senior Policy Analyst for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers – 5 years of relevant policy analyst experience required; Masters degree in public administration, public policy, business, or related field preferred – apply by May 8

9) Global grassroots corporate watchdog SumOfUs seeks position-flexible worldwide Communications Director; big plusses for the post include established relationships w/ relevant reporters and foreign language skills; esp. German, French, Spanish, and/or Portuguese – apply by May 4

10) American Bar AssociationPublic Relations Specialist – $42k-$46k

11-12) American Diabetes Association
13) Ayn Rand Institute Marketing Writer/Analyst – Irvine, CA – search managed by Talent Market

14) Bloomberg GovernmentLegislative Data Analyst

15-17) Brookings Institution
18-24) Capitol Hill
25) Charlottesville, Va. Area Association of RealtorsMarketing & Communications Director

26-27) Conservation International
28) CustomInkPublic Relations Manager (scroll down to marketing category)

29-30) Dalberg
31-32) Florida Power & Light – DC-based posts
33) Folio InvestingMedia Relations Manager (scroll down)

34-39) Georgetown University
40) Hamilton Place StrategiesPolicy Analyst

41) Kastle SystemsCommunications Specialist

42) Kurdistan Regional GovernmentDirector of Public Affairs – DC-based – Kurdish & Arabic language skills preferred – apply by May 28

43) Maryland Legal Aid BureauDirector of Communications (scroll down to communications) – Baltimore, MD

44) Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation Community Relations Manager (search managerial/executive category) – $67k-$123k – search extended to May 5

45-46) National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
47) National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS DirectorsManager, Viral Hepatitis Policy & Legislative Affairs (pdf) – $55k-$75k

48) National Transportation Safety BoardGovernment/Industry Affairs Specialist – $75k-$116k – job ID: OC-1095444-DM – apply by May 8

49-55) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
56) Pancreatic Cancer Action NetworkGovernment Affairs & Advocacy Specialist

57) Public CitizenPress Officer

58) Salem Communications/Regnery PublishingBook Publicist – see also main career page

59-61) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
62) Virginia Commonwealth UniversityAssistant Director of Athletic Communications – Richmond, Va.

– no new post Thursday; see you again Friday –

Monday, April 28, 2014


Busy couple weeks ahead for us, so we'll be on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday publishing schedule until further notice.  And, don't miss Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Farm Journal FoundationProgram/Communications Specialist – $55k-$65k – agriculture journalism experience particularly sought

AARP is in search mode for a Media Relations Manager with 5-8 years of relevant experience including demonstrated ability to build and maintain successful relationships with national, regional and local media, as well as understanding of health issues related to Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act;

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of CommerceDigital Media Manager – previous digital marketing experience, including website, social media, and/or e-newsletter strategy development and management particularly sought.

International agricultural development group CNFA seeks Communications & Recruitment Intern with strong writing/editing skills & experience w/ Adobe Creative Suite; newsroom experience a plus – apply by May 9

George Washington University
ASAEAssociate Manager, Online Communications – $50k-$55k – minimum 2-3 years experience managing website content, writing for the web, and using a content management system required

This may be a bit divergent  from our usual focus here, but surely someone amongst you has the high-level skill set sought by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation for their Vice President, Education opportunity – contacts in the education field and leadership in educational technology field among their wants for the post – apply by May 9

Rock Creek Strategic Marketing
Mystery employerPR & Social Media Manager – temporary post – fluency in Spanish required – search managed by Professionals for Nonprofits

Mystery employerSenior Content/Copywriter – temporary post – ideal candidate has 7 years of writing experience and experience with Wordpress CMS – search managed by the BOSS Group

Providence Hospital Vice President, Marketing & Communications –  seeking candidate with 7 years of leadership experience in marketing, communications, running campaigns and specific initiatives, managing teams as well as managing consumer and stakeholder research is required

The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a Director of Editorial Content Strategy to develop digital content and publishing strategies for their excellently-named EurekAlert! communications channel – ten or more years of work experience in the areas of digital content creation and management, content marketing, PR, media, or journalism sought.

National Restaurant AssociationExecutive Assistant

National Association of Manufacturers
National Association of Realtors Manager, Realtor Mobilization Programs – seeking candidates with at least 5 years of related including knowledge of grassroots, legislative and congressional activities.

June 1 application dates noted for Summer Communications & Marketing Intern and Advocacy Intern posts with the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, but we’d suggest getting to it sooner than that.

National Park Foundation
Atlantic MediaSocial Media/Engagement Editor for

New since just 10 days back at the World Resources Institute, we find this Project Coordinator opportunity supporting their climate & energy team; international experience and/or foreign language skills a plus.

Labor & enviro coalition Blue Green Alliance seeks Legislative & Policy Director with Hill or government relations experience and working knowledge of relevant federal policy issues such as climate, energy, workers’ rights, and trade.

Tax Analysts, a nonprofit working to improve the integrity of tax systems around the world, seeks take-charge Digital Marketing Manager – search managed by Staffing Advisors

New since our early-April check-in with the Council on Foreign Relations:
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes ResearchExecutive Director – Lawrenceville, NJ – search managed by Korn Ferry

Mystery association in Arlington, VA, seeks a part-time Program Assistant to support their scholarship foundation – $15-$17/hr – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

National Insulation AssociationAssistant Director, Communications & Marketing – experience with writing, marketing, branding, and electronic and print communications is a must.

Sierra Club Organizing Manager – responsible for achieving all organizing objectives and for the effectiveness of the Club’s organizing activities within assigned communities; not less than 3 years experience leading community organizing campaigns required.

American Association of Nurse AnesthetistsAssistant Director of Federal Government Affairs –  at least one year’s experience in federal government affairs and knowledge of legislative and regulatory processes sought.

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Admin Assistant – $51k

– no new post Tuesday; see you again Wednesday –

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Jobs for a Lovely Day

It's a lovely Sunday in DC, so don't spend toooo much time with this good-sized run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

League of Conservation VotersDonor Advocacy Manager Apr. 28

National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: SO-UNSEC- 2014-0008 – Apr. 28

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: CMS-OC-DE-14-1084261 – Apr. 29

American UniversityDirector of Communications & Outreach, Arts & SciencesApr. 30

Bethesda Green – Executive DirectorApr. 30

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence – Media Relations & Communications ManagerApr. 30

British Embassy
City of AlexandriaDirector of Communications – $89k-$149k – Apr. 30

Dept. of the ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Army Cyber Command – $76k-$98k – job ID: NCBF14940 0561104801D – Apr. 30 

ENDependence Center of Northern VirginiaCommunications Specialist – $37k-$45k – Apr. 30

Forest ServiceLegislative Affairs Specialist – $106k – job ID: 14-5103- 027088DP-CT – Apr. 30

Fund for Global Human Rights – Director of Individual GivingApr. 30

National Lesbian & Gay Journalists AssociationExecutive Director – apply by Apr. 30 (as noted here)

Smithsonian InstitutionMajor Gift Officer, American Art Museum (pdf) – Apr. 30 

Student National Medical AssociationExecutive DirectorApr. 30

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Conference on Asian Pacific LeadershipDevelopment & Communications ManagerMay 1

State DepartmentAlumni Regional Coordinator – $52k-$82k – job ID: ECA-2014-0041 – May 1

Colonial Athletic AssociationDirector of Football Operations & Communications – Richmond, Va. – May 2

United Nations FoundationMarket Development Consultant supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves – part-time – May 2 

University of Maryland, BaltimoreSenior Writer, Office of the President – can also search here, using job # 9355 – May 2

Stimson CenterCommunications SpecialistMay 4 

Anthony Bourdain and Parts Unknown spend some quality time with a legend in their tour of Lyon, France, tonight at 9:00 pm (Eastern) on CNN.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Sorry, No Lab Coats

Social + digital agency Social Driver seeks Account Manager with big ideas and experience managing client relationships.  Deep knowledge of digital technologies, how they are used, and what the future holds in this arena also expected.

New Profit Inc., a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm/social innovation group working to increase social mobility, seeks a Policy Director with significant professional experience in federal policy and/or politics; familiarity w/ social entrepreneurship / innovation preferred.

McLean-based Logi Analytics seeks Manager, Corporate Communications with 5-7 years of experience in public and/or media relations, ideally in the tech/software arena – familiarity with business intelligence, big data and data analytics a plus.

The Conference on Asian Pacific Leadership seeks Development & Communications Manager with at least two years of relevant experience with an interest in & commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community – proficiency with database management, graphic design  Wordpress & CiviCRM will look good on your CV – apply by May 1.

Golin Harris
Dept. of the ArmyPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Army Cyber Command – $76k-$98k – job ID: NCBF14940 0561104801D – apply by Apr. 30
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare FoundationProgram/Development Assistant – minimum of two years experience in similar support function required, including two years supporting senior level staff, experience in fundraising, sales or marketing environment is preferred.

Hager Sharp
Engility seeks a Communications Project Manager to support the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury – ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of professional experience in developing PR & media campaigns & 3-5 years in a project/program manager role.

Corporation for National and Community ServiceProgram Outreach Specialist – $63k-$67k – job ID: CNS-14-045-1103541 – apply by May 6

American UniversityEditor/Writer – seeking candidates with at least five years of professional writing and editing experience, preferably for a university, newspaper or magazine, advertising/PR agency, or nonprofit group – knowledge of Chicago Style a must.

Opportunities with your local leaders in catvocacy, the Alley Cat Allies:
We had a case of the chills when we first noted the Pew Charitable Trust’s frosty Officer, Communications (Arctic) opportunity, but fortunately for your continued tanning regimen, this post is DC-based.

State DepartmentAlumni Regional Coordinator – $52k-$82k – job ID: ECA-2014-0041 – apply by May 1

American Chemical SocietyAssistant Director, Science Communications – described as a senior level position with responsibility for overseeing ACS activities in communicating the nature and value of chemistry and related sciences to the public.  Position oversees a staff of seven; try to resist the urge to make them all wear lab coats in the office.

GEU.S. Government Affairs Fellow – one year term; graduate or law degree required

New since our exactly-one-month-ago check-in with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:
Competitive Enterprise Institute Internships, Fall 2014 – apply by July 31

Forest ServiceLegislative Affairs Specialist – $106k – job ID: 14-5103- 027088DP-CT – apply by Apr. 30

DC Sustainable Energy Utility
British EmbassyAdmin Assistant, UK Trade & Investment – $38k – Cambridge, MA – apply by May 7

Perhaps a little out of our usual area of focus, but Wedding Wire sounds like fun (even if these posts seem all business) – Product Marketing Manager and Market Research Insights Manager

… and finally: do arty stuff in a fun part of town, under the employ of the Studio Theatre:

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

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Thurday Custom

Just-the-jobs style, as per the Thursday custom; expect more of this format (and a M-W-F schedule) over a very-busy-for-us next couple weeks.

1) American Institutes for ResearchMarketing Specialist – duties include writing, editing and production of marketing and policy materials, including web and social media content development and contributions to e-newsletters and other communications.

2) Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPress Intern supporting communications efforts related to the Affordable Care Act – apply by Apr. 28

3) Endeavor PressBroadcast Media Manager/Booker – ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in a press capacity, ideally with a majority of experience in pitching/booking with cable, network and local news producers.

4) ACLU of MarylandEducation/Legislative Advocate – Baltimore, MD

5) Adventist Health CarePublic Relations/Marketing Specialist, Post-Acute Services (use advanced search and job opening ID 308776)

6) American Correctional AssociationConvention Coordinator

7) ASPCAGovernment Relations Intern (search DC location)

8) BoeingCommunications Specialist

9) Brookings InstitutionVideographer/Editor

10-12) College Summit
13) Environmental Investigation AgencyCommunications & Press Officer – apply by May 19

14-15) Freddie Mac
16) Global Ties, U.S.Director of External Relations

17) InsideNGOMarketing Assistant – part-time – $12-$15/hr

18) Institute for Market TransformationCommunications Director (scroll down)

19) League of Conservation VotersDonor Advocacy Manager – apply by Apr. 28

20) Lockheed-MartinCommunications Representative Stf and Communications Representative Asc

21) Metro Washington Council of GovernmentsMarketing Communications Intern, Transportation – $10-$11/hr

22-25) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
26) Planned Parenthood Manager of Political Research

27) Property & Environment Research CenterDirector of Outreach – Bozeman, MT – search managed by Talent Market

28) Schway EventsMarketing Communications Assistant

29-30) Sustainable Travel International – DC, New York, or Portland, OR
31) Time WarnerMedia Coordinator

32) Tourette Syndrome AssociationPublic Policy Associate – apply by May 30

33) TwitterAccount Executive, Political

34) Washington PostCommunications Coordinator

35) Zero to Three/National Center for Infants, Toddlers & FamiliesSenior Policy Strategist

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Limited Edition

Swamped this week, so the catch is slim. 

DSPoliticalExecutive Assistant/Office Manager – quick study sought to support new political advertising group

Women in Government seek an Executive Director to replace this former captain of the ship – $150k – apply by May 8

AMTRAKSenior Director, Government Affairs – Senate-focused

Home Depot
CARESenior Policy Advocate – 7 years substantive legislative/congressional or similar experience and international development background sought

We can’t seem to unearth any fresh Capitol Hill listings via our usual methods of late, so perhaps you had just go ahead and subscribe to the House Employment Bulletin and also check out the latest Senate Employment Bulletin.

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0055-1035-13-TA – apply by Apr. 25 

BSA/The Software AllianceManager, Communications – seeking candidates with 7+ years of communications experience in a Capitol Hill/government office, association, think tank, PR firm or corporate communications office.

Intense-sounding & all-caps-brandishing government health & human services program provider MAXIMUS seeks Investor Relations & Communications Specialist with 5-7 years of relevant experience.

Catholic Relief Services
Intern, Legislative Affairs

CAMRIS International seeks Communications Intern to help support this USAID contracting/global development company – paid position; Bethesda location

Here's a very fresh Manager, Advocacy opportunity with the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association 7+ years related work experience in a similar role and environment including prior working experience in a grassroots organization, national political environment, and/or in related campaign activities sought.

As Executive Director of the National Association of State Treasurers, you have the option of DC or Lexington, KY as your home base – apply by May 20.  You have no choice of where to hang your hat as Executive Director of fellow CSG affiliate, the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies: it’s Lexington or bust – and you have less time to consider whether life in the bluegrass state would agree with you, given the Apr. 25 application deadline.

The Public Affairs Council, operators of a relevant-to-you-job-board themselves, have an opening for Admin Assistant for Conferences.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Been a Long Time

Tuesday update: no new post today; see you again Wednesday.

This humble enterprise began operations in the Fall of 2008, so we've never had an opportunity to note a postseason appearance by the Wizards, who last extended their season in the Spring of that year.  Accordingly, we're happy to note last night's successful return to playoff fun for Nene, Marcin, and the electric Mr. Wall, et al.

Also, don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Pan American Health Organization seeks Director, Communications Unit with experience developing and leading policy advocacy and social marketing campaigns related to public health or international development in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as strong regionally-relevant language (esp. Spanish) skills – $80k-$87k salary noted is “after-tax figure” and would also be very significantly adjusted up for DC duty station – apply by May 9

Our friends at RH Strategic are actively seeking a strong-writer/quick-study Assistant Account Exec to join them in DC or Seattle, WA

The American Association for Homecare is seeking a Communications Associate to generate and write content for member communications and digital media; three years of professional experience in communications required; agency or trade association background preferred.

Office of Management & BudgetPolicy Analyst – $52k-$98k – job ID: OMB-14-27-CMJ-DE – apply by Apr. 24

AetnaSenior Manager, Public Policy

George Washington University
Center for Budget & Policy PrioritiesHealth Policy Analyst/Senior Analyst – candidates should have a minimum of five years working in health policy, an understanding of barriers low- and moderate-income people face in obtaining health coverage, and detailed knowledge of Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program & the ACA.

United Nations Foundation – opportunities supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
DC law firm of the leading sort seeks Public Relations Specialist with 3-5 years PR account management experience & excellent background in media relations – search managed by Global Employment Solutions

Fairfax’s Lord of Life Lutheran Church seeks Director of Communications – knowledge of the Lutheran faith and experience in communications with religious and/or non-profit organizations particularly desired

Federation for American Immigration Reform Communications Assistant – must possess a minimum of 3 years combined communications experience, whatever combined means. 

Enterprise Community PartnersPublic Policy Research Intern – desired attributes include interest in affordable housing & community development, working with nonprofit organizations and the legislative process.

New/recent opportunities with the Adfero Group – see also main career page
The CoStar Group, self-assessed as commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytics and online marketplaces, seeks Senior Director, Corporate Communications to presumably help reinforce that boast on a regular basis.

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$101k – fluency in Spanish required – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0053-1035-12-MR – apply by Apr. 24

Early childhood education/daycare provider Knowledge Universe seeks Government Relations Representative with at least 3-5 years’ experience in state or federal policymaking and advocacy; experience in education issues and in multistate advocacy a plus.

Center for Law & Social PolicyResearch Assistant, Income & Work Supports – strong research, analysis, and writing/editing skills, as well as demonstrated interest in low-income policy issues, are among the wants for the position.

Futures Group
is seeking a Policy Analyst to provide assistance for a range of activities that support the family planning and reproductive health portion of an international health project; Master’s degree in Public Health or related field of study required, along w/ 7-10 years related experience.

The Colonial Athletic Association seeks Director of Football Operations & Communications with at least five years combined experience in sports media relations, advanced media (online/social/digital) and game day/event management (preferably in football) – Richmond, Va. – apply by May 2

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Second Look

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week. 

American UniversityOperations & Communications ManagerApr. 21 

Chesapeake Bay FoundationManager of Public Funding & Grants – Annapolis, MD – Apr. 21 

Dept. of the NavyPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Naval History and Heritage Command museum system – $52k-$69k – job ID: NE41035-09- 1094110NM799794D – two positions available in DC and Port Hueneme, CA – Apr. 21

Earth Rights InternationalCommunications CoordinatorApr. 21

Montgomery County Dept. of TransportationCommunity Relations Manager (search managerial/executive category) – $67k-$123k – Apr. 21

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

Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Associate, Communications – Sydney, Australia – Apr. 21

British Embassy
Federal Communications CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: DEU-OMR-2014-001 – Apr. 22

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
University of Maryland Associate Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship – $53k-$66k – Apr. 23

George Washington UniversityWeb Content Specialist, School of MedicineApr. 24

Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$101k – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0054- 1035-12-VF – DC or New York – Apr. 24

University of VirginiaSpecial Assistant to the Honor Committee – $38k-$45k – Charlottesville, Va. – Apr. 24 

Smithsonian Institution
GreenpeaceNational Canvass Director – DC or San Francisco, CA preferred; other locations possible – Apr. 25 

Library of Congress/Congressional Research Service
National Education AssociationSenior Messages & Issues Strategist – $76k-$130k – one year term – Apr. 25

Open Space Institute Conservation Information Manager (scroll to find) – New York – Apr. 25

Stimson Center – Communications DirectorApr. 27
Vegas, baby! Anthony Bourdain and Parts Unknown visit parts unknown to all but high-rollingest and and insider-knowledgeable in fabulous Las Vegas, tonight at 9:00 pm (Eastern) on CNN.

Friday, April 18, 2014


The surely all-too-busy-these-days crew at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies seeks Digital Media & Social Engagement Specialist with proven expertise in social media campaigns, graphic design, HTML, and basic web maintenance

University of Maryland Associate Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship – $53k-$66k – seeking candidates with at least  five years experience in editing & communications, preferably in development, financial aid and/or alumni/constituent/client relations arena – apply by Apr. 23

Tech America, the voice of the information & communications technology industry, seeks Senior Event Coordinator with 2-3 years experience in event planning; SalesForce and WordPress skills a plus. 

Natural Gas Vehicles for AmericaPresident (pdf) – search managed by Association Strategies 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & job #)
Internal Revenue ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $75k-$101k – job ID: 14CW7-CLX0054- 1035-12-VF – DC or New York – apply by Apr. 24

National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$136k – job ID: SO-UNSEC- 2014-0008 – apply by Apr. 28

DuPontGovernment Affairs Specialist/Intern

Healthcare cost-containment expert HMS seeks Federal Government Relations Senior Manager with at least 3-5 years GR experience, including work in health policy field

Streaming music stalwart Pandora seeks Director of Government Relations with Hill & lobbying experience including work on major legislative initiatives

World Resources Institute
Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human RightsCommunications Officer -- 3-5 years media relations experience working on political campaigns, or in elected offices, NGOs, or advocacy organizations required; as is knowledge of (or ability to learn, like immediately) the Joomla and Django web platforms

The National Park Foundation seeks Development Writer with a minimum of five years of experience in writing for development/fundraising, communications, media relations, or related field – more development/fundraising posts appear to be available.

City of AlexandriaDirector of Communications – $89k-$149k – apply by Apr. 30 

American University
Surescripts helps connect pharmacies, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, physicians, hospitals, health information exchanges and health technology firms to share important health-related info; your place in this network would be as Senior PR Manager.

Pay your friends and their Anchorman-related japes no mind when you snag the Communications Manager post at Burgundy Farm Country Day School; JK-though-8-level institution.

Senior Account Exec, Education appears to be the latest offering at the now-Fleisman-Hillard-affiliated public affairs firm GMMB – see more available here

Pew Charitable Trusts
Charles Koch InstituteCommunications Assistant – 2-3 years of experience in communications, media relations, or related field sought, along with a solid understanding of and passion for the tenets of economic freedom

Here’s a fresh Senior Public Relations Manager post with Microsoft's Public Affairs & Citizenship PR team – 6+ years of experience in communications targeting Federal level/Capitol Hill required; background in Executive Branch, political campaigns, think tanks/advocacy organizations and public relations firms a plus.

Cause Force seeks Communications Coordinator to ramp up coverage of their coming-this-fall Ride(s) to Conquer Cancer in DC/Baltimore and Philadelphia

Georgetown University
Our friends at POLITICO have a Fellowship spot reserved for a promising reporter who is committed to developing expertise in political and congressional news coverage – one year term, starting in September – $30k – apply by June 30

Director of Communications sought by non-profit involved in women's & international affairs – excellent web maintenance skills and/or proficiency in French or Spanish particularly desired –  $40k

And finally, the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, the good folks who bring you everything from Huey Lewis and the News to 2001: A Space Odyssey w/ the National Symphony Orchestra, have seats reserved for Director, Government Relations and Director, Annual Giving, as well as Program Coordinator, Leadership & Planned Giving

We wish you all a lovely weekend, and an appropriately reflective Good Friday and joyous Easter for those of you who mark those days with reverence.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Big Wednesday

Here's a hefty just-the-jobs set to tide you over until we publish again on Friday.  Enjoy

1) The Hatcher Group, a communications and public policy form specializing in supporting the nonprofit sector, seeks a PR Intern for 3-6 month term to join their Baltimore, MD office – $10/hr – experience w/ graphics programs such as InDesign or Photoshop, social media skills, and facility w/ web design will help your prospects.

2) Progressive public policy communications firm Turner 4D seeks a Summer Intern starting as soon as mid-May – paid position – social media, video production/editing & graphics skills are plusses

3) Our friends at the Wilderness Society seek a Government Relations Director for Wildland Designations with at least 8-10 years related experience, preferably in Capitol Hill or Administration setting, as well as a solid understanding of public lands issues and/or land management planning practices.  See main career page here.

4) American Bar AssociationProgram Associate, Rule of Law Initiative – supporting their Europe & Eurasia Division; DC-based – relevant language skills preferred.

5) American RiversGrants Associate

6-7) America’s Promise Alliance
8) Astellas Pharma Associate Government Policy Director

9-10) Brookings Institution
11-16) British Embassy
17) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $89k-$116k – job ID: CMS-OC-DE-14-1084261 – apply by Apr. 29

18) College BoardState Policy Analyst

19) The Conservation FundMajor Gifts Manager

20) Dept. of the NavyPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Naval History and Heritage Command museum system – $52k-$69k – job ID: NE41035-09- 1094110NM799794D – two positions available in DC and Port Hueneme, CA – apply by Apr. 21

21) EarthJusticeCampaign Manager

22-23) Environmental Defense Fund
24) ENDependence Center of Northern VirginiaCommunications Specialist – $37k-$45k – apply by Apr. 30

25-30) Facebook
31-34) Greenpeace
35) GrifolsPublic Affairs Associate and another with that title – bioscience & healthcare company

36) HBIVice President of Corporate Communications

37-39) Land Trust Alliance
40) Library of Congress/Congressional Research ServiceEditor – $75k-$98k – job ID: 140095 – three positions available – apply by Apr. 25

41-42) Low Income Policy Fund (scroll to find)
43) National Association of Home BuildersSocial Media Intern and Communications Intern – stipends available

44-45) National Association of Realtors
46) National Human Genome Research Institute2014 Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship – apply by Apr. 25

47) National Stone, Sand & Gravel AssociationVice President of Communications

48-49) National Trust for Historic Preservation
50) Novo NordiskPAC Admin Assistant – temporary position

51-52) Ogilvy/Feinstein Kean Healthcare
53) Open Space Institute Conservation Information Manager (scroll to find) – New York – apply by Apr. 25

54) Patient-Centered Primary Care CollaborativeCommunications Manager

55) SAICPublic Policy Intern

56-60) Smithsonian Institution
61) Stand Up for Rural AmericaSocial Media Intern

62) T-MobileGovernment Affairs Intern

63-64) Uber
65) Union of Concerned ScientistsDevelopment Associate, Planned Giving – Cambridge, MA – apply by Apr. 20

66-67) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
68-69) Urban Teacher Institute – Baltimore, MD
70) Volkswagen Group of AmericaMedia Manager (search Virginia location or job # 000447) – advertising/branding focus

71) Wisconsin Policy Research InstituteDevelopment & Outreach Director – Milwaukee, WI – search Managed by Talent Market

72) World Wildlife FundManager, Water Policy

73) Young InvinciblesPolicy Director

Monday, April 14, 2014


Busy week for us, so we'll be publishing on a Monday, Wednesday & Friday schedule.  And, don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Hamilton Place Strategies – Associate – familiarity with business, economics, politics and the legislative process required; agency, publicly-traded company, or Hill/Administration background a plus.

USAID’s Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program seeks Communications Intern with given to students enrolled in graduate programs such as communications, public health, global studies, and public affairs or other applicable programs; strong applications from undergrads also considered – apply by Apr. 18 

Fleishman Hillard
The DC-based Alaska Wilderness League seeks Environmental Justice Coordinator w/ understanding of Alaska native culture and relevant legal & regulatory regimes governing that state – apply by Apr. 17 – Communications Intern and Government Affairs Intern opportunities also noted.  

Just Vision, a group working to promote nonviolence in the Palestinian and Israeli relationship through media & community engagement, seeks dynamic and experienced Executive Director to helm the group – can be located in DC or New York – Development & Operations Intern (DC) and Development Intern (New York) posts also available.

Society for Human Resource ManagementSenior Specialist, Media Affairs – minimum of five years’ experience in a media relations or public relations capacity required

National Education Association
The presumably bright brains at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging will surely scan your resume with a great deal of detail to determine if your minimum 6-10 years of successfully demonstrated work experience in PR and writing passes muster for Associate Director of Public Relations opportunity.  Speaking of bright-brained ideas: ½ day flexible summer Fridays environment noted.

Mystery Fortune 500 financial services company is seeking a Senior Manager to provide ongoing public relations support for their Commercial and Specialty Finance group – and googling that phrase seems to point to a likely suspect as employer – search managed by New Executive Recruiters

Washington Real Estate Investment TrustDirector of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations – seeking candidates with blend of PR and finance/IR experience

George Washington University
Arlington CountyCommunications Specialist – $23-$43/hr – focus on developing and implementing strategic communications and promotion plans for major projects & programs to increase public participation in decision making process – apply by Apr. 17

Association of Equipment ManagersPublic Affairs Specialist (scroll down) – ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in media outreach, public policy & social media.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fund for Global Human Rights – Director of Individual Giving – 10+ years fundraising experience sought – apply by Apr. 30

American Legacy Foundation – Admin Assistant, Office of the President – low $40k – ideal candidate should have a college degree in marketing, communications, health education / promotion, or a related field – Intern, Truth Marketing and Intern, Youth Activism posts also noted.

Progressive Congress – Communications Fellow and Organizing Fellow

Thurgood Marshall Academy
Center for American ProgressAssociate Director of Communications, CAP Action Fund –  on-the-record spokesperson experience and strong connections to progressive partners & allies move your CV to the top of the pile 

Burson Marsteller seeks Executive Vice President for their Direct Impact grassroots advocacy affiliate; ability to develop new business appears to be foremost among requirements for the positions

Are we (and, by extension, you) too late for this month-old call for a Federal Policy Intern with the Council for a Strong America?

Bloomberg BNA
Prison Fellowship International – Marketing & Communications Coordinator – $35k-$47k – broad range of communications/social media skills sought – Leesburg, Va.

And here’s another exurb-based opportunity, this time in Warrenton, Va., for Webmaster/Digital Media Specialist with the Rainforest Trust –WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite skills coveted.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists seeks Admin Coordinator, Government Affairs for variety of support duties.

– See you again Wednesday! –