Friday, February 27, 2015

Flying Down to Rio ...

.... well, actually, São José dos Campos, but close enough right?  Or there's always Honolulu, or London, or Milwaukee, if those are more your thing.  It's Friday, so dream a little.

The Solar Energy Industries Association has a fresh Press Officer & Communications Manager post available for candidates with 5-7 years of full-time press and media experience, preferably involving state or federal policy issues for a policymaker or advocacy group.

Executive Assistant sought with at least three years’ experience in assisting top-level executives and demonstrated passion for organization and scheduling in a fast-paced and high-energy environment by unnamed think tank – $50k-$60k – search managed by TRAK Services

CLS Strategies has a fresh call out for Senior-level Professionals, with the bar  set at 6+ years of experience in public affairs and/or corporate/crisis communications, along with strong writing skills, digital fluency, relationships with key media, and the ability to formulate creative communications strategies and messages – Managing Associate, Digital also available

Latest opportunities at the Pew Research Center:
The Hatcher Group is seeking a graduating senior with outstanding writing, editing, traditional media and social media skills to be a Summer Intern of the paid variety – Bethesda or Baltimore, MD location.

BLJ Worldwide, an international PR & public affairs firm, seeks a fluent bilingual English and Spanish speaking Account Manager to support clients that include foreign governments, non-profits, and corporations.

American Psychological AssociationDirector, Political Action Committee – 3-5 years of political action committee or other relevant fundraising experience required

A lot of new opportunities noted with the Pew Charitable Trusts:
Office of Personnel ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$99k – job ID: 15-189-LMW-DE – apply by Mar. 11

Microfinance mainstay FINCA seeks Communications Specialist with 5-7 years of relevant experience as a communications professional, preferably in an international environment, as well as web development & social media skills.

Sierra Club
How about a DC-based aviation industry opportunity that could (theoretically speaking; not actually mentioned in description) take you for occasional visits to the Brazil-based corporate HQ?  Maybe even in one of these?  Stop dreaming and start applying for this Specialist, Media Relations post opportunity with Embraer – we’ve also found a Fort Lauderdale, FL-based listing w/ that title, as well.

Dept. of JusticeCongressional & Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: JP-15-061 – apply by Mar. 6

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
AMEX International, Inc., a DC-based international development company, seeks Legislative Assistant supporting USAID's Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs – apply by Mar. 6

Conservation International
American UniversitySenior Director, Content & News for WAMU 88.5 FM

… and, finally: did your last employer expect you to treat them like a king or queen?  Your next one might well do the same, albeit with a more legitimate claim for such attention should you be tapped as – Chauffeur with the Office of the Lord Chamberlain, Royal Household – £23k-£24k – London, UK – apply by Mar. 8

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Let it Snow ... and then get warmer, OK?

1-2) ACLU – New York
3) ActionAid USADirector of Development – apply by Mar. 13

4-5) American Association for University Women
6) American Heart AssociationDirector of Development/Heart Walk

7-8) American Optometric Association
9) American Society for Radiation OncologyPAC/Government Relations Coordinator (scroll down)

10) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationProgram Officer, U.S. Policy & Advocacy/College Ready Programs

11-13) Brookings Institution
14) Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of YouthInterns – communications and general categories – apply by Mar. 15

15) Donor’s TrustOffice Manager – search managed by Talent Market

16-17) Education Trust
18) Environmental Defense CouncilProject Manager, Conservation Leadership Council/U.S. Climate & Political Affairs

19) Ford Motor Co. Manager, International Government Affairs – Europe, Middle East & Africa

20-21) Georgetown University
22-26) Humane Society of the U.S.
27) Izaak Walton League of AmericaDirector of Development – apply by Mar. 27

28-33) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as noted
34) Kaiser PermanenteDirector, Public Relations Management – part-time

35) Lutheran Immigration & Refugee ServiceCommunications Coordinator – Baltimore, MD

36) Marriott Corp.Vice President, Global Communications Planning & Operations

37) Mystery national organization is involved in a hot topicCommunications & Marketing Assistant – $45k-$49k – search managed by TRAK Services

38) National Association of College & University Business OfficersPublic Relations Manager – see also main career page

39-40) National Association of Manufacturers
41) National Marrow Donor ProgramCommunications Specialist – Minneapolis, MN

42-46) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
47) Novo NordiskDirector, Regulatory Policy

48) Opportunity NationExecutive Director – DC or Boston, MA – search managed by Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

49-50) Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick
51) United Negro College FundCommunity Engagement Manager

52) … and, finally: your Washington Capitals appeared to value taking penalties over scoring goals last night, but that shouldn’t keep you from coveting this the Summer 2015 Media Relations Intern post

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Science, Safety, Progress & Lawn Tennis

We're all over the field court today.  Happy hunting!

The Office of Science Technology Austria seeks Office & Website Administrator join their embassy-based team – knowledge of Joomla CMS & Quicken are preferred, as is proficiency in German – $38k-$42k – apply by Mar. 15

The Office of the New York State Attorney General seeks NYC-based Senior Speechwriter (pdf) to help craft compelling speeches, op-eds and talking points for the AG – 5+ years relevant experience required 

USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service Public Affairs Specialist – two posts available – $76k-$118k – communications 7 public affairs experience in the areas of food safety or agriculture particularly sought – job ID: FSIS-2015- MCE-0527 – apply by Mar. 3

Media FusionGraphics Production Manager/Account Manager – two posts available – extensive experience leading production efforts required, as is proficiency in both Mac & PC environments

Capitol Hill
BechtelManager of Government Affairs – at least 10 years experience in a corporate government relations environment with an international business required, preferably in the engineering or construction arena. 

Alliance to Save EnergySenior Vice President, Policy & Research – minimum of ten years’ experience developing, managing, and/or analyzing energy efficiency policies& programs required.

American Diabetes Association
Here’s a very fresh Congressional Affairs Coordinator opportunity with the American College of Surgeons – one to two years’ experience in a related environment require; knowledge of legislative, grassroots & political process strongly preferred.

U.S. Postal Service OIGPublic Policy Analyst – $52k-$118k – job ID: 2015-30- 1308822-PC – apply by Feb. 27

 Far-flung organizing opportunities with Food & Water Watch:
Institute for Humane StudiesDirector of Major Gifts – 5+ years experience developing & leading major gift fundraising plans required – search managed by the Center for Shared Services

Center for American Progress
Search DC location to find Government Relations Assistant opportunity with mystery mid-sized law firm – legislative tracking experience required – search managed by Rhodes & Weinstock

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, GACorporate Communications Intern, Summer 2015 – apply by May 1 – see also main career page

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
Greenberg Quinlan RosnerField Intern – market research or political campaign experience, VAN proficiency & statistical software experience preferred.

British Embassy
… and, finally: speaking of our friends, the Brits, we see that the All England Lawn Tennis Club (better known as Wimbledon) has a spot in the draw reserved for a Personal Assistant to the Club Secretary, presumably of the prim, proper & polished sort – London, UK – apply by Feb. 27

Tuesday, February 24, 2015


No specialty/focused programming today, just a regular edition in the M-W-F mold. 

Alliance of Community Health PlansAdmin Coordinator, Communications & Public Affairs – 2+ years of experience at a senior administrative or coordinator level  involving communications activities desired.

The Moak Group, a start-up public affairs, advocacy, and business consulting firm, seeks self-starting Digital Strategist (scroll to find) with campaign/political or communications experience, as well as a broad range of digital & web content design skills

University of Maryland
ASGK Public Strategies seeks starting-ASAP Intern (scroll to find) candidates for research, writing/editing and support duties – full-time preferable; paid post or academic credit possible

These posts with Edelman PR appear to be new since our early-Feb. check-in:
We won’t make you wait until the usual Thursday run of jobs from Georgetown University to see this Director of Communications post at the GU Medical Center – minimum of 6 years relevant experience desired – also available: Program Assistant supporting the Montara Center for International Studies 

Adfero Group – you can see job posting dates here
Here’s a fresh Director of Government Relations opportunity with Intel – at least 10 years related experience including Capitol Hill or Executive Branch background desired – JD or other advanced degree preferred

Heritage Foundation
ICF International seeks Copywriter, Strategic Communications who can conceptualize & create copy for traditional, digital/social media, websites, and various marketing & communications collateral.

Society for NeuroscienceCommunications Intern

World Wildlife Fund
Thrive DC battles homelessness by providing vulnerable individuals a comprehensive range of services to help stabilize their lives; role in this undertaking would be Director of Development – $75k-$85k

New at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce since our mid-January check-in:
PBSDirector, General Audience Marketing & Communications Strategy – seeking candidates with 6 - 8 years marketing/advertising & promotions experience, including strategic planning, and executing marketing campaigns on behalf of nationally recognized products or programs.

College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Va.
National Association of Spine SpecialistsPolitical & Legislative Affairs Manager

… and, finally: we can’t attest to your profit potential using mini-job platform Anybrief, but since they went to the trouble of emailing us instead of just spamming the comments field, we’re passing them along for your consideration.  Plus, it looks kinda fun.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Take off early on Fridays, visit Afghanistan, see the Supreme Court daily as you enter the office, or work on pitch decks & recaps for the Caps, et al.

Hello Monday!  Forget thee not Sunday's run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Organization for International InvestmentVice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs – Capitol Hill or association experience a must; background in tax and trade a plus.

The folks at NAFSA: Association of International Educators tell us they are still actively seeking candidates for Director for Public Policy and Advocacy & Outreach Manager ($55k-$61k for latter) posts.  Fun perk: early closing hours on Summer Fridays noted.

U.S. Army/Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ReconstructionPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – some travel to Afghanistan may be required – apply by Mar. 6

United Nations Foundation
Here’s a very fresh Media Relations Associate opportunity with National Public Radio – at least one year of work experience, preferably in a communications or media relations department desired; strong internship experience considered.

The PICO National Network, a multi-faith, multi-racial movement for racial and economic justice, seeks Development Coordinator of the results-getting, self-motivating sort – Supreme Court-adjacent Capitol Hill location

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health ForumSenior Director of Impact Strategies – ability to strategically lead policy analysis, advocacy strategies and campaigns, communications and/or research efforts required – apply by Feb. 24

D.C. Public SchoolsPress Secretary – $106k-$112k – 6-8 years of related work experience required

The Cloudburst GroupSenior Communications Specialist/Manager – at least 8+ years of international development communications experience sought. 

Monumental Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Mystics, Wizards, Caps, the Verizon Center & other sports venue operations seeks Presentation Design Coordinator to mock-up and create all sales collateral, including pitch decks and recaps for the sales team – you can also register for future Intern opportunity notifications.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Canberra Sounds Pretty Good to Us Right Now

Your previously noted opportunities closing in the coming week include the chance to reclocate to currently toasty Canberra, Australia, which sounds pretty good to those of us about to go out and shovel slush off the steps and sidewalk.

Veterans Health AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $70k-$92k – job ID: PG-15-CPo- 1325044-BU – Salem, Va. – Feb. 23

Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
American Public Works AssociationGovernment Affairs ManagerFeb. 24

Food & Drug Administration
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
National Children’s AllianceDirector of CommunicationsFeb. 25

DoE/Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy ReliabilityCommunications Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: DOE-HQ-OE-15- 00165-TERM – Feb. 27

National Association of Church Personnel AdministratorsExecutive Director – location flexible – Feb. 26

League of Conservation VotersNational Campaigns DirectorFeb. 27 

National Association of Clean Water AgenciesChief Executive OfficerFeb. 27

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
FRESHFARM MarketsDevelopment Director (pdf)Feb. 28

The Washington Center Director, Federal RelationsFeb. 28

Women in GovernmentLegislator Outreach Associate (pdf) – Feb. 28

Friday, February 20, 2015

Like Friday itself, and warmer weather (eventually), we're finally here.

Our friends at the Institute for Justice have passed along this Development Assistant post for suited for well-organized, detail-oriented and deadline-meeting individuals; interest in libertarian & conservative causes a plus.  We're told that other communications, development & support opportunities noted remain available.

Baltimore’s Abel Communications is currently seeking a Public Relations Intern/Account Coordinator (scroll to find) – paid position; must be able to commit to 25+ hours/wk – full-time
Senior Account Manager and Account Exec posts also available.

The Public Justice Foundation is actively seeking a Director of Communications (pdf) with a proven record of accomplishment and unswerving commitment to consumers’ rights, workers’ rights, civil rights and liberties, environmental protection, and corporate/government accountability.

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist/Press Officer – $107k-$139k – job ID: FDA-OC-15- DE-1325962GK – Feb. 24 deadline noted, but this posted-today opportunity sports a 50-application cut-off, so we’re guessing it will close quickly.

Pew Charitable Trusts

Self-assessed fast-paced non-profit organization in Loudoun County seeks Development Associate with  record of successful grant writing, versatile writing skills, and background in youth development, family support, health & education.

We hope you ace your audition for Director, Global Policy with the Motion Picture Association of America – prior roles working in or with Executive branch agencies or Congress on copyright, tax, trade, communications, and/or technology issues required; JD or other advanced degree a plus – see also main career page.

The pitch should be free of snow and RFK ready to rock by the time you’re hired on as Digital Coordinator or Director of Digital Strategy & Content for D.C. United

SEIUCommunications Coordinator – minimum of 5 years relevant experience required

ECC Capitol Corp.Social Media Coordinator – $40k

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy seeks individual with impeccable professional reputation and who is well-regarded among colleagues across the international affairs community to helm the organization as President – apply by Mar. 6

Association of Government AccountantsMarketing & Communications Manager/Writer – 5 years of related experience desired, ideally in an association environment

The Organization for International Investment, advocate for U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies, seeks highly-experienced, strategic-thinking Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs

Capital One
Communications Manager – 5 years PR/communications experience desired 

World Food Program USAManager, Online Fundraising – online communications & web development/management skills desired

Best wishes for a don't-despair, Spring-will-get-here-eventually weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Rhythm, Science, Conservation & Development

Friday update: new post coming around noon.

1) American Academy of OphthalmologyHealth Policy Coordinator

2) Arlington County Dept. of Parks & RecreationPublic Relations Specialist – $48k-$90k – fluency in Spanish required

3) Association of Public Television StationsIntern – Mar.-Aug. 2015 term

4-6) Brookings Institution
7) Center for Organizational ExcellenceCommunications/Graphic Designer

8-9) Common Cause
10) Congressional Budget OfficeSummer Associate – $16-$29/hr – apply by Feb. 27

11) Electronic Industry Citizenship CoalitionDirector of Public Policy – foreign language skills preferred

12) Fleishman HillardVice President, Public Affairs/Technology

13) Food & Drug AdministrationCongressional Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: FDA-OC-15-DE- 1332831GK – apply by Feb. 25

14) Georgetown UniversityStaff Writer/Editor

15) Heart Rhythm SocietyEditorial Assistant

16-17) Horton’s Kids
18) International Justice Mission
19) LeidosCommunications Manager

20) Lockheed MartinCommunications Representative and Senior Communications Representative supporting the Information Systems & Global Solutions unit

21-22) Medical Science & Computing
23) Mystery international nonprofitAdmin Assistant – $45k-$63k – search managed by TRAK Services

24) National Alliance of Mental IllnessCommunications Intern – also available: Communications Intern post reserved for a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority – apply by Apr. 15

25) National Association of RealtorsCorporate Communications Manager supporting the Institute of Real Estate Management – Chicago, IL

26-27) National Parks Conservation Association
28) National Quality ForumSenior Manager, Public Affairs

29-32) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search & DC Metro area or location noted)
33) NiSourceCommunity Relations & Stakeholder Outreach Manager – DC, Canonsburg, PA or Charleston, WV

34) One Acre FundDevelopment Associate – New York

35-36) Progressive Congress
37) SamsungAssistant Manager, Strategic Communications

38) Securing America’s Future EnergyOutreach & Digital Media Specialist

39) Sierra ClubAssociate Washington Representative

40) Triple Canopy Director of Communications

41) U.S. Trade & Development AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$99k – job ID: TDA1330290CB – apply by Mar. 5

42) Veterans Health AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $70k-$92k – job ID: PG-15-CPo- 1325044-BU – Salem, Va. – apply by Feb. 23

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Arctic blast, ISIS video, fiery derailment, and anything with a -gate or -ghazi suffix attached.

We could go a while without seeing those terms in our assorted news-feeds for a while, thank you very much.  And, please throw "I'd like to apologize to my fans ...." into that mix, as well.  Enjoy the jobs, and stay warm.

The Edison Electric Institute seeks Manager, Media Relations (scroll to find) with at least five years of applicable experience in communications, PR, journalism, or other press-related post – energy background a plus.

Our friends at the Center for Science in the Public Interest are in search mode for a Nutrition Policy Associate for lobbying, coalition management, and grassroots organizing work on behalf of better nutrition policies & programs nationwide.

Digital Communications Associate is the freshest opportunity to help promote the smart power approach diplomacy & international development favored by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition – we're told that Field Associate, Senior Communications Manager and Communications Associate posts are all still available, as well.

Scroll well down the page to see a Senior Media Strategist post with the Rendon Group; background in international affairs, particularly the Africa region, is particularly desired – Summer 2015 Communications & Research Intern also sought

The National Human Genome Research Institute does not require a DNA sample for this fresh & terrific Chief, Communications and Public Liaison Branch (also described as Communications Director) opportunity, but Demonstrated understanding of biomedical research, and genomics in particular, is preferred.

MedtronicGovernment Affairs Director (scroll down) – extensive government relations & healthcare policy experience desired – DC or Minneapolis, MN

United WayDirector, Media & Public Relations – broad PR/communications background desired – apply by Mar. 16

Capitol Hill
University of VirginiaDevelopment Researcher – $32k-$37k – experience in prospect research, business writing or development/fundraising deemed helpful – Charlottesville, Va.

Occasional travel back to DC would seem like a perk (except during frigid Februarys) for this Chapel Hill, NC-based Senior Coordinator, Federal Affairs opportunity with the University of North Carolina – 3+ years experience in government service or government relations desired.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Snow, Jobs

Here's your late-arriving snowy Tuesday just-the-jobs style set, coming to you live from a Starbucks in currently sunny Crystal City.

1) Alliance for Aging ResearchPublic Policy Assistant

2-3) Altarum Institute/Palladian Partners
4) Altria GroupGovernment Affairs Professional (student position/6-month term)

5) American Nurses AssociationState Government Affairs Specialist

6) American Optometric AssociationSpecialist, Regulatory Policy

7) American Public Works AssociationGovernment Affairs Manager – apply by Feb. 24

8-10) American Wind Energy Association
11-12) American Institute of CPAs
13) Association of Air Medical Services/MedEvac Foundation International – Development Officer

14) Association of Corporate Counsel Director of Government & Regulatory Affairs

15) Avalere HeathSenior Manager, State Policy (use keyword manager)

16) Avalon Bay CommunitiesSocial Media & Marketing Communications Specialist

17) Charles Koch InstituteCommunications Manager

18) Close Up FoundationExternal Affairs Coordinator

19) Dechert LLPPublic Relations Manager

20-24) Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
25) Federal Bureau of InvestigationPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – job ID: WF-2015-0080 – apply by Feb. 20

26) Democrats for Education ReformLegislative Assistant – apply by Mar. 31

27) DoE/Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy ReliabilityCommunications Specialist – $63k-$82k – job ID: DOE-HQ-OE-15- 00165-TERM – apply by Feb. 27

28) Education TrustLegislative Affairs Associate

29) International Food Policy InstituteCommunications Specialist (new since a similar IFPRI title noted Feb. 5)

30-33) Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
34) Managed Funds AssociationSenior Communications Coordinator

35) Mylan, Inc. Director, Federal Government Relations

36) National Community Reinvestment CoalitionDirector, Policy & Government Affairs – apply by Mar. 8

37-38) National Consumers League
39-40) National Public Radio
41) Niskanen CenterDirector for Entitlements Reform – search managed by Talent Market

42-45) Sage Communications (scroll to find)
46) Scitor Corp.Communications Specialist

47) Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National AssociationDigital Media Manager – Chantilly, Va.

48-51) University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
52) and, finally: your duties as Marketing & Communications Manager for the Park Hyatt DC include flacking for the Blue Duck Tavern, as well as comping us a couple cocktails in the lounge for passing this along to you.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

So Long, Bob Simon

Monday update: no new post today; check back with us for a new set on your likely-snowy Tuesday. 

Sunday brings you previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week, as well as a don't-miss opportunity to see a great newsman one more time below.

Blue Star Families – see also main career page
Association of Performing Arts PresentersManager, Marketing & CommunicationsFeb. 17

Office of the Chief of Naval OperationsLead Public Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – job ID: NE51035-12- 1322787NM027955D – Feb. 17

World BankOnline Communications Officer – French and/or Spanish language skills desirable – Feb. 17

Council of Better Business BureausCommunications CoordinatorFeb. 18

Dept. of the TreasuryPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: 15-FS-309-P – Feb. 18

National Catholic Educational AssociationPublic Relations ManagerFeb. 18

Office of the Sergeant at ArmsChamber Support Staffer/Escort – $40k range – Feb. 18

Woodrow Wilson Center for International ScholarsDevelopment Specialist – $43k-$55k – Feb. 18

Dept. of TransportationMedia Specialist – $76k-$99k – photography-related duties predominant  – job ID: OST.RPP-2015-0001 – Feb. 19 
Administrative Conference of the United States – Communications Director – $105k-$136k – job ID: WA1325395-JN – Feb. 20

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
Dept. of Health & Human ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $90k-$118k – digital communications focus – HHS-ASPA-DE- 15-1322160 – Feb. 20

United Nations FoundationSenior Editor, Digital MediaFeb. 20  

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Mount Olivet United Methodist ChurchWeb & Media SpecialistFeb. 22

60 Minutes has been part of our weekly routine since growing up in a house where Sunday dinner was always served a few minutes before 7:00 pm, so we could all take our trays into the living room in time to watch as we dined.  Bob Simon is the latest departure from an ever-evolving cast to which we've grown attached.  We're so sorry to see him go without a proper goodbye, but we are slightly cheered that we can see one more new story of his, on efforts to create an Ebola-fighting drug, tonight on 60 Minutes.

Friday, February 13, 2015


Hello Friday!  Please note, yesterday's built-on-the-fly set did eventually reach 60 opportunities, so please take another look if you didn't revisit later in the day.

The National Association of State Boards of Education seeks Publications/Communications Intern (scroll to bottom) for Summer 2015 – experience researching, writing & editing articles is desired; knowledge of WordPress, Adobe Illustrator &  InDesign are plusses.

New since we noted their Marketing & Production Coordinator post on Monday are these Director of Government Relations and Design & Marketing Coordinator posts with the U.S. Travel Association – Metro Center and Verizon Center walkable location

The National Hispanic Corporate Council has slots available for Interns for the rest of the Spring term (apply ASAP) as well as Summer (apply by Mar. 1) and Fall (apply by July 1) opportunities – these are remote/virtual positions, but there is a preference for candidates located in DC, Northwest Arkansas or Austin, TX.

Our friends at Brainstorm Creative Resources are assisting what they describe as the world’s leading political technology firm in the search for an Information Architect/User Experience Designer with Multiple years of professional experience in product design or user interface design, and commensurate proficiency with proficiency with wireframing or prototyping tools – $75k-$95k – DC or Boston, MA

American University
Here’s an intriguing Communications Director opportunity with the Administrative Conference of the United States, a heretofore unknown-to-us independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice & recommendations for improvement of federal agency procedures – $105k-$136k – job ID: WA1325395-JN – apply by Feb. 20

Electronic Industry Citizenship CoalitionDirector of Public Policy – seeking candidates with 5+ years of experience in the public policy arena and in the area of stakeholder engagement, partnerships and advocacy, preferably on a global scale.

Pew Charitable Trusts/Pew Research Center (PRC)
Local anti-poverty stalwart A Wider Circle seeks Director of Development with at least 5 years of non-profit fundraising experience, including staff management work.

Office of the Chief of Naval OperationsLead Public Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – job ID: NE51035-12- 1322787NM027955D – apply by Feb. 17

These appear to be new since we checked in on APCO Worldwide a little more than a week ago (scroll down to DC opportunities)
Even more Intern opportunities have been added by our friends at the British Embassy since we noted some last week – DC; New York; San Francisco, CA; Miami, FL; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA – apply by Mar. 8 

Dept. of the TreasuryPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: 15-FS-309-P – apply by Feb. 18

This Development Director (pdf) post with the loved-by-us FRESHFARM Markets is, well, fresh, since we noted their Executive Director (pdf) opportunity just a couple days ago – apply by Feb. 28

RELevent Events, boutique event planning & management company specializing in nonprofit events, seeks Special Events Assistant to support a week-long film festival coming in May.

We hope your Friday-the-13th is low on chills, unless you're headed out for a scary movieWhatever you're into, best wishes for a lovely holiday weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, February 12, 2015


An inopportune automatic update and non-functional back-up/recovery system conspired to erase the makings of a good-sized Thursday just-the-jobs set last evening.  We'll be trying to reconstruct and add to it in spare moments throughout the day, so check back for more.  OK, all done.

1) Academy HealthDigital Strategy Associate – $48k-$60k

2-4) ACLU – New York
5) ALS AssociationExecutive Assistant (pdf)

6-7) American Association of University Women
8) American Constitution SocietyLaw Clerk, Summer 2015 – $3,500 stipend

9) American Gas AssociationManager, Policy Strategy (scroll to find)

10) American Life LeagueCommunications Director – Stafford, Va.

11) Brookings InstitutionProduction Coordinator supporting the Brookings Press

12-14) Burson-Marsteller
15) CarmaxPublic Affairs Coordinator – Richmond, Va.

16-17) Center for Strategic & International Studies
18) CGICommunications Director (search keyword communications or req ID J0215-0660)

19) Columbus Technologies & Services, Inc.Communications/Media Relations Specialist

20) DC Public School SystemSpecialist, Strategic Communications – $40/hr

21) Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationManager, Digital & Interactive Marketing

22) First BookCommunications Director

23) Freedom HouseInterns (scroll down) – DC & New York

24) Genetic AllianceOutreach & Public Relations Intern (scroll down) – other research-oriented opportunities available – apply by Feb. 20

25) Georgetown Business Improvement DistrictEvent Marketing Contractor – temporary through early June

26) Georgetown UniversityMarketing Manager, School of Continuing Studies

27) German Marshall Fund of the U.S.Vice President, Development & Partnerships

28) GMYRPR Intern, Summer 2015 – $12/hr – apply by Mar. 31

29) Goldwater InstituteSenior Healthcare Policy Analyst – Phoenix, AZ – search managed by Talent Market

30-31) Human Rights First (scroll to find)
32) Institute for the Study of WarInterns – Summer 2015 – mostly research-focused positions; scroll down for opportunities in communications, media, digital arts, government relations & fundraising

33) International Association of Fire ChiefsMarketing & Communications Coordinator

34) Justice Policy InstituteCommunications Intern (pdf)

35-36) Kaiser Family Foundation
37) National Cathedral SchoolCommunications Director – apply by Mar. 13

38) National Children’s AllianceDirector of Communications – apply by Feb. 25

39) National Communication AssociationAssistant Director for External Affairs & Publications

40) National League of CitiesDirector, Strategic Communications & Media Relations (scroll to find)

41-46) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
47) The Potomac SchoolDirector of Communications – apply by Mar. 18

48) Public CitizenProgram Associate supporting the Democracy is for People campaign

49) Public Justice CenterDevelopment Associate – $32k – Baltimore, MD

50) SensisAccount Coordinator

51-53) Town of Vienna
54-58) Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars
59) WRC/NBC4Digital Content Producer

60) W.R. GraceSenior Writer – Columbia, MD