Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Federation, Society, Council & Collection

Just-the-jobs style today; see you again Friday.

1) National Association of RealtorsPublic Issues Media Representative – best candidates will have at least 7 years experience in Washington-focused media and public affairs environment or related area that show demonstrated ability to shape perceptions of public policy and build media relationships.

2) ACLU of VirginiaDirector of Philanthropy – Richmond, Va. – apply by May 1

3) Brookings InstitutionGraphics/Data Visualization Designer

4-9) Capitol Hill
10) Center for Effective GovernmentInterns (scroll down) – Summer & Fall 2105 posts noted

11) CovantaAssociate Director of Government Relations – Morristown, NJ

12-13) Destination DC
14-15) Families USA
16) Federation of American HospitalsCoordinator, PAC & Grassroots

17-19) General Motors
20-21) Georgetown University
22) Lockheed MartinCommunications Manager supporting their Information Systems & Global Solutions division

23-25) National Geographic Society
26-29) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
30) Novo NordiskAssociate Director, State Government Affairs – Chicago, IL

31-32) Opower
33) Public Affairs CouncilInterns – Summer & Fall 2015

34) Public CitizenWeb Coordinator, Health Research Group

35-36) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Princeton, NJ
37) SEIUSenior Communications Specialist – Oakland, Los Angeles or Sacramento, CA

38-40) University of Maryland
41) University of Maryland/University CollegeWeb Writer/Editor

42) U.S. News & World ReportNews Editor/Project Manager – see also main career page

43-44) World Food Program, USA
45) and finally: America Cooks with Chefs is a self-described health and wellness movement that demonstrates the benefits of healthy cooking by connecting Americans with celebrity chefs & other corporate/institutional partners – and Burson Marsteller/Palisades Media Ventures seeks Deputy Director to help manage that operation; all sounds kind of fun to us.

46) and finally, part 2: Coordinator of Development Affairs & External Relations for the lovely & restorative Phillips Collection sounds like a pleasant way to spend your days – Museum Assistant opportunity also available at $10/hr

Monday, April 27, 2015

Yes, We Can be Counted on to Behave at Embassy Soirees

Hello Monday!  We'll be on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday publishing schedule this week.  Don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week, and we'll see you again Wednesday.

We'll start with a very fresh Director, Communications opportunity with DC Public Schools – $94k-$106k – your five to seven years of related work experience should include work crafting strategic communications plans for entire organizations.

Northwest Federal Credit UnionDirector of Corporate Communications – 10+ years practical experience leading communication, PR & media relations initiatives required

Insured Retirement InstituteMarketing & Communications Assistant (pdf) – at least 2 years’  experience in  a  marketing  or  communications role required; background in media  relations,  social  media  marketing & online  engagement  preferred 

New opportunities with Children’s National Health System:
Innovative Rockville-based commercial real estate company seeks positive & proactive Marketing Communications Manager with at least 3 years relevant experience – search managed by Profiles

The Sierra Club seeks and Organizing Representative to rally support for the Our Wild America campaign – extensive travel required – DC or San Francisco, CA

United Nations Foundation
National Committee for Quality AssuranceCommunications Manager (scroll to find) – seeking CVs showing 5+ years of experience in a corporate communications environment or similar experience in health care journalism – Marketing & Communications Intern post also noted.

New at the American Enterprise Institute since our end-of-March Think Thank Special:
Also new since the Think Tank extravaganza: Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesState Strategies Manager – 5+ years of advocacy experience and the demonstrated ability to plan & execute effective issue campaigns required.

Partnership for Public ServiceMedia Relations Manager – 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in media relations desired – see also main career page

American Legacy FoundationCommunity & Youth Engagement/Activism Intern – paid position

British Embassy
Friends of Choice in DC SchoolsExecutive Director (scroll to find) – deep understanding of and demonstrated commitment to the public charter school movement is requirement #1 – search managed by LeaderFit

United Cerebral Palsy
Chief Development Officer (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with minimum 10 years of development experience with demonstrated success in securing large gifts from corporations, private foundations & individuals.

The copy in this listing for an Intern with Maryland Nonprofits initially says “seeks a Fall intern,” but if you go further into the description, you’ll see that they’re actually looking for Summer 2015 candidates – Baltimore, MD

New at Johns Hopkins University since our early-April check-in – Baltimore, MD
Help raise awareness and rein in the effects of stormwater in Charm City as Program Coordinator (pdf) with Blue Water Baltimore – $29k-$31k

Here’s a recent Media Relations Specialist opportunity with the International Food Policy Institute – at least 2 years’ experience in media relations, preferably in an international organization, is desired.

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Union of Concerned Scientists
Chicago, IL is your workday home for this recent Marketing Communications Specialist opportunity with the American Hospital Association

Council on Foreign Relations – New York, except as noted
New at the International Justice Mission since our early-March Humanitarian & Relief Jobs Special:
Common Cause – Spring & Summer Intern opportunities noted – Boston, MA

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Your Sunday Nights Just Got Better

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceDeputy Director of CommunicationsApr. 27

Consumer Financial Protection BureauDeputy Assistant Director/Senior Senate Liaison – $128k-$228k – job ID: 15-CFPB-490P – Apr. 27

Ethics & Compliance InitiativeVice President of Marketing & Communications – Arlington, Va. or Waltham, MA – Apr. 27

Doorways to Dreams FundInnovation Manager – DC or Boston, MA – search managed by ReWorkApr. 27 

Friends of WHEELS (Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School) – Executive Director – New York – search managed by ReWorkApr. 27 

George Mason UniversityCommunications & Editorial Assistant supporting the Law and Economics CenterApr. 27 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumOutreach Manager supporting the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of GenocideApr. 28

World BankCommunications Officer – online-focused – Apr. 28 

BCS InteractiveSocial Media Community Manager – freelance/remote-based – Apr. 30

Democrats for Education ReformLegislative AssistantApr. 30

Democracy International
Good Shepherd Housing & Family ServicesDirector of DevelopmentApr. 30

United Nations FoundationAssociate. Partner Development supporting the Shot@Life program – May 1

Yoga Alliance (scroll to find)
Center for Civilians in ConflictProgram Officer, Africa & PeacekeepingMay 1

Capitol Hill
Fairfax County Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist – $64k-$107k – experience marketing public transportation programs or services preferred – May 1

Maryland Humanities CouncilCommunications Officer – Baltimore, MD – May 1

Your Sunday nights just got better: Anthony Bourdain and Parts Unknown returns to your screen with with an intoxicating & time-scrambling visit to South Korea 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Friday Finds

We'd like to start your Friday by letting you know that the Huddle for Global Change, a multi-day online conference for professionals seeking to advance their careers in the international arena running from May 18-22 – is offering DCPA+CJ readers (yes, that's you) a 40% discount by using the code "40off" when you – also, please note that fees will bump up a bit after Apr. 30.

America Achieves seeks Communications Director (pdf) to promote their work raising the bar in education & driving investment toward approaches that work – 7+ years of marketing/communications experience for a high-visibility organization required – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

Fresh opportunities with Association of Land Grant Universities:
Airports Council International – North America  is hiring for a Visual Communications Specialist to create high-quality print and digital graphics and collateral materials to support association legislative, regulatory, educational, and membership development priorities.

Gradian Health, anesthesia technology provider to the developing world, seeks Marketing Communications Manager to join them in their New York offices – background working with low-income countries would be a nice addition to your 5-10 years communications experience – search managed by ReWork – apply by May 8

The National Democratic Institute is looking to fill out their ranks with a Communications Intern for the Summer session – experience with HTML, website content management systems, Google Apps, social media best practices and basic visual editing software are all deemed desirable for this paid position.

American University
U.S. Sentencing CommissionDirector, Office of Legislative & Public Affairs – $172k-$177k – job ID: #15-08 – apply by May 20

Consumer Financial Protection BureauDeputy Assistant Director/Senior Senate Liaison – $128k-$228k – job ID: 15-CFPB-490P – apply by Apr. 27

Pew Research Center
Pew Charitable Trusts
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FAESB) – Legislative Affairs Officer (scroll to find) – broad range of lobbying, legislative tracking & other related duties noted

And, here’s a couple fresh opportunities with FAESB member, the Genetics Society of America (scroll to find):
NCI seeks Media Relations Trainer in support of the Army’s PEO Soldier program – active DoD security clearance required

The Shenandoah National Park Trust wants to lure a Director of Philanthropy candidate with 4+ years' experience in a professional, data-driven philanthropy office & proven success with face-to-face solicitations for major & leadership-level gifts to join them in lovely Charlottesville, Va. (just off the downtown Mall – and but a few minutes away from this waist-expanding gem) – $55k-$60k

Best wishes for a great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Prosperity, Food, Nature & Yoga

Just-the-jobs style on this bright, crisp Thursday morning in DC.

1-4) Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
5-8) Americans for Prosperity
9-15) Brookings Institution
16) Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceDeputy Director of Communications – apply by Apr. 27

17) Community LodgingsCommunications/Volunteer Coordinator

18-21) Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
22-25) Conservation International
26-27) C-SPAN
28) Food Research & Action CenterInterns

29) Georgetown UniversityProspect Development Analyst

30-31) Global Policy Solutions
32) Grayling PRSenior Account Exec (scroll to find)

33) Howard Hughes Medical InstituteAssociate Director, Media Relations

34) International Food Information CouncilSenior Vice President, Communications & Marketing

35) K-12 Writer/Editor – contract status

36-38) Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
39) Maryland Humanities CouncilCommunications Officer – Baltimore, MD – apply by May 1

40-42) Merrit Group (scroll to find)
43) Mystery agriculture industry organizationIndustry Advocate/Director of Public Affairs (search DC location) – $70k-$90k – search managed by Ag 1 Source

44) Mystery healthcare research nonprofitMajor Gifts/Development Manager – search managed by Helios HR

45-48) National Alliance to End Homelessness (scroll to find)
49-52) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
53) Planned ParenthoodDirector of Political Communications

54) State Farm InsurancePublic Affairs Specialist (search public relations/communications job family or use job # 52880) – Charlottesville, Va.

55) Talbot Hospice FoundationDirector of Marketing/Communications – Easton, MD

56-59) Recent searches managed by Talent Market:
60) USDA/ Rural Development AgencyLegislative Affairs Specialist – $43k-$68k – position reserved for recent college graduates or veterans – job ID: DC-PATH-2015-0919 – apply by Apr. 24

61) World at WorkRegulatory Specialist (scroll to find)

62) World Resources InstituteCommunications Intern

63-66) Yoga Alliance (scroll to find)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

2-1 (OT), 117-106, 2-1 (10)

Late Wednesday afternoon update – we just stumbled across this Editor/Communications Senior Manager (pdf) opportunity with the Yoga Alliance with an expiring today, Apr. 22 application deadline.

For those of you not of the avid-DC-sportsfan type, that scoreline from last night represents a desperate Caps playoff win, a surprising take-charge Wizards playoff triumph, and a tight Nationals victory over a team that's given them fits recently.  Enjoy the rare sunny day of local sports-radio while you can, folks. 

Fairfax County Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist – $64k-$107k – experience marketing public transportation programs or services preferred – apply by May 1

Multinational industrial company Tata Sons, Ltd. seeks high-energy Manager/General Manager, Corporate Sustainability with at least 3-5 years work experience in sustainability in the corporate or NGO/government sector & ability to establish credibility in a multi-cultural setting.

Sunshine Sachs is in search mode for an Account Exec with 2-4 years PR experience, social media savvy, pitching skills and a growing portfolio of media contacts.

Dinker Biddle is actively seeking a Senior Government Relations Assistant (pdf) with 3-5 years of relevant work experience; previous work in Capitol Hill or with a group involved in legislative/regulatory arena preferable.

The Association of Public Health Laboratories seeks Communications Intern with strong proofreading, writing/ editing & research skills – we’re additional told that this post could last up to a year, and a $13/hr pay grade is part of the bargain.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumOutreach Manager supporting the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide – 6+ years of experience in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or other relevant field desired – can also search here – apply by Apr. 28

Capitol Hill
ICF InternationalVice President, Communications – your 15+ years in marketing communications field should also include at least 10 years of PR agency experience.

Washington TimesDigital Writer – successful candidate will also have a passion for social media engagement and the ability to spot potentially viral stories early in their incubation period.

Very senior-level opportunities available with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (scroll to find)
Dickstein ShapiroPublic Relations Assistant (click open positions under the business professionals category) 1-2 years PR experience desired

Stewards of Affordable Housing for the FutureCommunications Content Associate – $50k-$60k – demonstrated experience creating and managing content across a broad range of formats & channels required.

Schmidt Public Affairs
We believe this Portland, OR-based Special Assistant to the President opportunity with the Ocean Conservancy is new since our mid-March check-in with the group – JD & ability to get into the Oregon Bar required.

National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaDevelopment Director – 5 years minimum successful fundraising experience in a comparable non-profit required – apply by May 31

NBC NewsIntern – can also search here, using job # 21040BR

University of VirginiaSustainability Coordinator, Outreach & Engagement – $35k-$50k –  education and/or experience in sustainability or environmental conservationism strongly preferred – Charlottesville, Va. – apply by May 4

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Tuesday Special: Social Media & Online/Digital Communications

This round of specialty programing again hones in on opportunities in the social & digital communications space.

American Association for the Advancement of ScienceSocial Media Director (scroll to find)

American Forest & Paper AssociationManager, Digital Communications

Asian Americans Advancing JusticeManager, Digital & Online Communications

Biotechnology Industry OrganizationDirector, Web & New Media Communications

BCS InteractiveSocial Media Community Manager – freelance/remote-based – apply by Apr. 30

Blue State Digital
Booze Allen HamiltonDigital Content Specialist

Center for Education ReformDigital Media Coordinator – $30k-$38k – apply by May 29

Chronicle of Philanthropy Web Producer

CisionSocial Media Manager

Consumer Federation of AmericaDigital Communications Associate

Construction Management Association of AmericaWeb & Online Communications Coordinator

Consultants for ChangeSocial Media Consultant/Admin Assistant supporting the DC Women's Reentry Initiative – part-time

Democratic National CommitteeDigital Writer

Families USA Digital Content Producer

Fisher House FoundationDigital Media Intern – apply by May 1

ICF InternationalSocial Media Specialist – public health background & French language skills preferable

Institute for International EducationOnline Communications Specialist

iSpaceSocial Media Manager – 2 month term

Johns Hopkins Health SystemWeb Content Manager – Baltimore, MD

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Social Marketing Specialist – Annapolis, MD

Mystery employerContent Manager/Copywriter – $70k – Chantilly, Va.

Mystery health/wellness organizationDigital Campaign Specialist

Mystery global luxury brandDigital Marketing Manager – search managed by Profiles

Mystery tech start-upSocial Media Communications Intern – $8-$15/hr – Landsdowne, Va.

National Geographic Channel/NatGeo WILDManager, Social Media

NBC NewsPolitical Digital Media Specialist

OceanaDigital Media Associate

Project on Government OversightDigital Media Manager

PT Systems
Manager, Social Media

Red Peg MarketingDirector of Digital & Social Media Strategy

Schmidt Public Affairs
Social Media Coordinator

Sidwell SummerSocial Media Coordinator – part-time, early-June to mid-Aug.

Society for NeuroscienceDigital Communications Coordinator

UberMarketing Manager, Content/Social Media

Union PrivilegeDigital Media Coordinator – $55k-$57k – apply by Apr. 24

XO Communications Digital Content Manager


Monday, April 20, 2015

Justice, Strategies, Interest & Rights

Mostly (about 80%, we'd estimate) direct-to-us tips in Monday's set.  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Institute for Justice, the self-described national law firm for liberty, seeks an energetic, passionate and outgoing Activism Manager to identify and prioritize opportunities for activism, cultivate relationships with activists, and develop and implement grassroots strategies.

George Mason UniversityCommunications & Editorial Assistant supporting the Law and Economics Center – outstanding verbal, written & web  communication skills sought; proofing and editing skills are mandatory. familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style strongly preferred – apply by Apr. 27

Fresh opportunities with Hamilton Place Strategies (scroll to find):
The Center for Science in the Public Interest seeks a Nutrition Policy Associate with legislative & lobbying background; Master’s degree related to health policy/nutrition desirable.

Outreach Strategies, a mission-driven public affairs/communications firm focused on climate, sustainability & energy issues, seeks Director to provide day-to-day account oversight, intersect directly with high-profile clients, provide high-level strategic counsel, and play a lead role in new business development.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has an a PR Intern (scroll to find) opportunity available this Summer in their DC office; candidates must at least through their junior year, and possessing top-notch writing skills – B2B communications-focused Public Relations Manager post noted in the Chicago, IL office

Fresh searches from our friends at ReWork:
  • Doorways to Dreams FundInnovation Manager – successful candidate will develop strategies, business models & public policy initiatives to help consumers navigate financial challenges and build financial security – DC or Boston, MA – apply by Apr. 27
  • Friends of WHEELSExecutive Director – your work helps ensure that students at the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, most of whom are first-generation college-goers,  have access to and succeed at a college of their choice – New York – apply by Apr. 27
Alpaytac Marketing Communications/Public Relations seeks recent grads with strong writing abilities for Intern opportunities in their offices in DC; New York; Chicago, IL and Irvine, CA

ACT | The App Association, an organization representing more than 5,000 app makers and software firms, is looking for a Summer Communications & Research Intern possessing creativity, excellent writing skills, and organizational capabilities.

National Multifamily Housing Council
FIA, an international organization representing the futures, options & OTC cleared swaps markets, seeks Director of Data Analysis with proven ability to extract and analyze data & synthesize findings into presentations for decision-makers; background in finance and/or financial services is a plus.

The Human Rights Campaign seeks a DC-based Director (scroll to find) for Project One America, HRC’s program to provide in-depth and localized resources in targeted southern states to improve the daily lives of the LGBT community in areas which have seen the fewest legal advancements to date – search managed by Grossman Heinz – apply by May 8

CQ/Roll Call is seeking a Researcher to work on BillTrack, which provides gavel-to-gavel coverage of Congressional proceedings. Duties include vetting info for CQ readers, writing & publishing legislative info across multiple platforms, and updating the CQ newsroom on floor activity. We’re told that job listing is a bit out of date, so interested candidates can send their resumes and cover letters directly to hiring manager, Pat Joy: Paid Research/Editorial Intern posts also available.

Baltimore’s venerable St. Paul’s School seeks Digital Media Coordinator (scroll to find) with 2-5 years experience demonstrating in-depth knowledge of web design, basic HTML, video editing , a working knowledge of CMS software and social media savvy – Alumni Giving Coordinator post also available.

Internal communications-focused opportunities at Freddie Mac:
We’re told that event-centric strategic communications firm CWA is still seeking to fill this Exec Assistant to the President/Assistant Account Manager (scroll to find) post;  1-2 years of experience with event planning and marketing, or similar field, is preferred.

United Nations Foundation
NASAMedia Relations Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: HQ15B0042 – apply by May 6

George Washington University
American Society for MicrobiologyMedia Assistant – science writing & social media skills valued

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Some Previously-Noteds for You

As we were offline most of last week, our Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week is a little thin.  We should be back to close-to-normalish operations again on Monday.

Congressional Research ServiceAnalyst, Defense Policy & Budget – $107k-$139k – job ID: 150082 – Apr. 20 

Cowen Institute at Tulane University – Executive Director – New Orleans, LA – search managed by ReWorkApr. 20

British Embassy
World BankSenior Communications Officer – supporting the Global Environment FacilityApr. 23

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Food & Drug AdministrationSenior Advisor (communications/external relations focus) supporting the Center for Devices & Radiological Health – $126k-$154k – job ID: HHS-FDA-CDRH- DE-1342021 – Apr. 24

George Mason UniversityConference Events Manager supporting the Associated Writing Project – $33k-$40k – Apr. 24

National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPublic Affairs & Communications AssistantApr. 24

Project on Government OversightCommunications Fellow – one year term – mid-$30k – Apr. 24

Reporters Without BordersAdvocacy & Communications OfficerApr. 24

National Alliance on Mental IllnessCommunications CoordinatorApr. 25

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sporadic Going Forward

Friday update: we'll have previously-noted jobs Saturday, and be back w/ fresh jobs on Monday.  You have my sincere thanks for all the prayers & support these last few days.  It breaks my heart to report that things did not get better for Hanna.  I'll write a little more about her one of these days, soon.  Best wishes for a safe & lovely weekend to you all.

Reminder:  Entries are due Monday, Apr. 20 for the Janice Nittoli “Forward Thinking Award” (pdf), for innovative strategy ideas to alleviate economic inequality from public policy analysts who are under 30 years old.  $7,500 award will go to supporting research & production of 7,500-10,000 word paper based on winning entry – sponsored by The Century Foundation.

We'll probably be posting less frequently going forward for a while, and mainly in just-the jobs form, most likely.  Also, don't forget yesterday's previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1-3) We have it on good authority that the American Council of Trustees & Alumni are actively recruiting for all of these posts, which are open to entry-level & low-experience candidates:
4) The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association seeks Director of Communications to take charge of  a broad range of publications & communications channels – Richmond, Va.

5) Land Use Experts is seeking a Campaign Manager to run grassroots campaigns designed to block approval of real estate development projects by influencing the land use approval process – 3-5 years of political experience as a field operative or campaign manager required, as well as ability to travel extensively – $84k – Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, or San Antonio, TX

6) The Ad CouncilAssistant Campaign Manager/Account Exec – DC or New York

7-11) American Diabetes Association
12) American Nurses AssociationPAC Administrator

13-14) Association of American Law Schools
15-19) Center for Civilians in Conflict
20-21) Center for Strategic & International Studies
22) Congressional Management FoundationResearch Assistant/Intern

23) Equal Justice WorksSenior Director of Institutional Advancement (pdf) – search managed by Sandler Search

24-26) Fannie Mae (search communications/public affairs job function or by job #)
27) Griffin & Co. Media Relations Specialist

28) Hogan LovellsSenior Public Relations Coordinator (pdf) – can also find here by scrolling to bottom

29) Institute of Education SciencesPublic Affairs Specialist – $120k-$165k – job ID: IES-2015-0044 – apply by June 12

30) National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPublic Affairs & Communications Assistant – apply by Apr. 24

31-33) National Constitution Center – Philadelphia, PA
34) Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Interns – apply by Apr. 15

35-37) Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, Va. (scroll to find)
38) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteSenior Media Relations Specialist

39) PBSSenior Director, Community Engagement

40) University of Maryland Medical CenterVice President, Media Relations & Corporate Communications – Baltimore, MD

41) Washington Institute for Near East PolicyMedia Relations Associate – search managed by the HR Team

42) Washington National CathedralMajor Gift Officer

43) zcommBroadcast/Online Pitcher – freelancer to full-time, preferably whip-smart

44) ... and, finally: help your feline friends and start your career in catvocacy as Outreach & National Cat Help Desk Specialist with the Alley Cat Allies

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Previously Noteds

Here's your regular Sunday selection of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceEditorial Assistant, Asia Program – part-time – fluency in Chinese required – Apr. 13 

Chesapeake Bay FoundationMedia & Communications Coordinator – Richmond, Va. – Apr. 13

Asia FoundationProgram AssistantApr. 15

Forest TrendsSenior Communications AssociateApr. 15

Human Rights WatchAssociate – part-time – $21k – San Francisco, CA – Apr. 15 

National Register of Health Service PsychologistsCommunications CoordinatorApr. 15

Potomac Conservancy – Policy Director (pdf) – $42k-$48k – Apr. 15

Nature Conservancy
(scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Washington Office on Latin AmericaCommunications Associate – $38k – fluency in Spanish required – Apr. 16

Bread for the World Media Relations ManagerApr. 17

Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist/Spokesperson – $126k-$158k – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0020 – Apr. 17

Consumer Healthcare Products AssociationManager, Communications (scroll to find) – Apr. 17

Dept. of Agriculture/Food & Nutrition ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: FNCSR-15-110-KHA – Apr. 17

House of Representatives/Office of the ClerkSenior Executive Communications Clerk – to $91k – Apr. 17 

Open Society InstituteMultimedia Producer – New York – Apr. 17

Yellowstone National Park/National Park ServiceChief of Strategic Communications – $98k-$128k – job ID: YL DE1364876 – Yellowstone National Park, WY – Apr. 17

Oxfam International – French language skills desired for both

Friday, April 10, 2015

Just a Few, and a Request for a Little Help

It's been a tough couple days for us, but we wanted to pass along a couple direct-to-us submissions and note opportunities at some employers we regularly feature on Thursday's & Fridays. 

Our friends at the U.S Travel Association tell us they are still actively seeking just the right Director, Government Relations candidate – so now we’re telling you.  Considerable travel required for the position, it appears.

Here’s a very fresh Associate opportunity at CLS Strategies requiring excellent writing, research & media pitching skills. 

American University
British Embassy
Brookings InstitutionCoordinator supporting the Center for Technology Innovation

Georgetown University
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Pew Charitable Trusts
We close with a request that anyone so inclined will offer up a prayer for the recovery of someone very close to us – Hanna – who is facing some tall odds to get well.  Thanks very much for any support you can pass along, and best wishes for a safe, secure & lovely weekend to you all.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Sunshine, Strategies, Services & Soccer

We're in [mostly] just-the-jobs mode today, and we'll be in a not-appearing state tomorrow, unfortunately.  See you Friday, we hope.

1) Americans United for the Separation of Church & State seek Digital Campaign Specialist with strong writing/content development skills and 3-5 years experience creating, planning & executing successful digital campaigns with social media, email marketing, online advocacy & analytics components.

2) Mortgage Bankers AssociationSenior Member Communications Specialist – ideal candidate will have 5-7 years experience in either public affairs or journalism; real estate finance industry knowledge preferred.

3) Oxfam International seeks strategic-thinking Head/Media Officer for the Grow Campaign, their initiative to promote better land use & agricultural practices nationwide – French language skills desired – apply by Apr. 19

4) Cheerfully-named PR/communications firm Sunshine Sachs seeks problem-solving, over-delivering Account Manager who has developed a communications skill set including media relations, writing, editing & persistence in their 5+ years PR experience.

5) Allegiance Strategies, LLCCommunications Director – apply by Apr. 12

6) Aspen InstitutePublic Affairs Coordinator

7) Bureau of Land ManagementCommunications/Public Affairs Intern – $11-$15/hr

8-11) Capitol Hill
  • Progressive DemocratWriter – DC or Florida location preferred
  • Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) – Intern
  • Florida RepublicanIntern
  • New York DemocratIntern and Press Intern
12-13) College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Va.
14) Discovery CommunicationsSenior Director, Outreach & Policy

15-18) Edelman PR
19) GooglePublic Policy & Government Affairs Analyst – Executive Branch/Agency focus

20-22) ISOM Global Strategies
23) James Madison UniversityDirector of Communications/University Spokesperson – Harrisonburg, Va.

24-25) Ketchum
26-27) Lutheran World Relief – Baltimore, MD
28) Mystery employerCommunications Specialist – search managed by Randstad

29) National Association of ManufacturersDirector, Public Affairs & Grassroots Advocacy

30-31) National Public Radio
32) Office of the Director of National IntelligencePhoto Journalist/Writer – $107k-$139k –  Secret clearance required, as you would expect.

33) Population Services InternationalCulture & Internal Communications Associate Manager – search managed by ReWork – apply by May 4

34) Reporters Without BordersAdvocacy & Communications Officer – apply by Apr. 24

35) SEIUDeputy Director of Government Relations

36-37) Solar Energy Industries Association
38) TLH Public RelationsPR Account Representative, Entertainment – $27k-$40k

39-40) U.S. Soccer Foundation
41) ZenetexStrategic Communications Specialist – previous experience with Defense related public affairs support is desired.

42) … and, finally – here’s one that scores super-high on the swank-o-meter: the Volkswagen Group of America seeks Head of Communications for the storied & luxe Bentley brand in North America.