Sunday, May 31, 2015

Your Sunday Set

Here's your run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American UniversityStaff Assistant supporting the Women & the Law Program – part-time/temporary – $15-$19/hr – June 1

Association of American UniversitiesFederal Relations AssistantJune 1 

International Monetary Fund Institutional Affairs AssistantJune 1, as noted here 

Woodrow Wilson InstituteProgram Assistant, Canada Institute (pdf) – $34k – June 1 

United Nations Foundation
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – social media focus – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0031 – June 2 

World BankCommunications AssociateJune 2   

Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityMedia Relations Specialist – $65k-$94k – June 3

British EmbassyDefence Trade Advisor – $58k – June 4

Greenpeace Program Assistant – San Francisco, CA – June 5

National Science FoundationDirector, Division of Public Affairs – $158k-$178k – job ID: ES-1035-00 – June 5

SEEP Network – Manager, Member Affairs and Global CommunicationsJune 5

Smithsonian InstitutionAssistant Director, Foundation Relations (scroll to find) – June 5

US-China Business CouncilCommunications DirectorJune 5 

Office of the Governor of PennsylvaniaDeputy Press Secretary – $65k-$80k – Harrisburg, PA – June 7  

Oxfam InternationalMedia Officer – $60k – June 7

Parts Unknown veers from the exotic to the personal & familiar, as Tony returns to his home state: New Jersey 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Your Friends Will Make Cheap Jokes, But You're Probably OK With That

It's Friday; we hope yours is nice & easy & as productive as you need it to be.

Social impact marketing firm Neimand Collaborative seeks a Communications Coordinator with the right combination of analytic, client management & creative skills – $35k-$45k – apply by June 22

The early childhood education advocates at the First Five Years Fund seek a Communications & Outreach Manager with at least 3 years experience in non-profit policy, communications, marketing and/or fundraising work, including experience writing materials for external audiences; knowledge of early childhood research & policy issues also desirable.

ALATEC, a Huntsville, AL-headquartered aero-defense service firm specializing in software development, IT, knowledge management, systems engineering and simulation based analysis, has Quantico, Va.-located Senior Communications Strategist and Senior Research Analyst posts in support of the Marine Corps Systems Command.

National Partnership for Women & FamiliesWorkplace Program Assistant – mid-$30k – at least one year of post-college work experience is required; knowledge of or demonstrated interest in workplace public policy is preferred, as is experience interacting with legislative offices.

Center for Civilians in Conflict
Dept. of Homeland SecurityLegislative Affairs Specialist – $52k-$68k – three positions available – job ID: GV-1381785-LT15 – apply by June 9

Council on Foreign Relations
1,000 Days champions improved nutrition for mothers and children during the critical window from pregnancy through age two in the U.S. & internationally; you can help publicize their essential work one tweet at a time as Digital Strategist – apply by June 8

BuzzFeed is in search mode for a Washington Editor for the 2016 presidential cycle; great reporters interested in editing for the first time are encouraged to apply.

This New York-based Manger, Public Relations post appears to be the latest opportunity at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Are you the stud-ette or stud who can flack effectively for the humble spud? National Potato CouncilDirector, Marketing & Communications

Staying on the agricultural beat, we see the Fertilizer Institute is looking to add a Director of Public Affairs, which will afford your friends a few cheap & easy “you always were full of ****” jokes at happy hour.

Let us know if you're ultimately hired on as Development Coordinator with the Defenders of Wildlife; we have a good friend who works there (and, no, we can't put in a good word for you).

The Alzheimer's Association seeks a Director of Communications – in this newly-created position, you’ll be responsible for designing & implementing a comprehensive communications plan for a $100 million fundraising campaign – Chicago, IL

American Moving & Storage AssociationSenior Manager, Government Affairs – seeking candidates with at least 3-4 years of experience in public policy &  government affairs; and/or recent Capitol Hill/federal agency tour of duty.

Pew Charitable TrustsAssociate, Executive Office

Heritage FoundationTeam Leader & Manager, Major Gift Planning – Western region – would appear to be Northern California-based

The Entertainment Software Association is looking for a part-time, paid Intern to join its Content Protection team and fight video game infringement!

Best wishes for a cheerful & bright weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hematology, Freedom, Outdoor Power Equipment & Less-Corrupt Soccer Governing Bodies

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1) The American Academy of Actuaries is looking to add a Legislative Assistant (pdf) [note: link now fixed] to the team – 1-2 years of association and/or legislative/regulatory experience required; Capitol Hill background preferred.

2) Apprio, a provider of technology solutions particularly focused on health, defense homeland security markets, seeks Knowledge & Insights Advisor to help develop & implement communications strategy, including messaging, marketing materials communications tools in support of their USAID client.

3) The International Foundation for Electoral Systems is in search mode for a Social Media & Events Officer with 6+ years of experience in communications & international development or related field; familiarity with Salsa or similar CRMs deemed highly desirable.

4) Our friends a the World Resources Institute are still looking to fill this Communications Intern opportunity of the paid variety, spanning a 6-month term; familiarity with Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese, French, or Spanish might move your CV to the top of the stack.

5) Alliance for Health ReformProgram Assistant for Congressional Events & Outreach – apply by June 12

6) American Academy of OphthalmologyManager of OPHTHPAC & Political Affairs

7) American Kidney FundDirector of Government Relations – $100k-$120k

8) American Legislative Exchange CouncilDigital Strategist – search managed by Talent Market

9) American Society of Hematology Content Marketing Specialist

10) Bureau of Land ManagementPublic Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – social media focus – job ID: WO-DEU-2015-0031 – apply by June 2

11-13) Cato Institute
14) Consortium for School NetworkingDirector of Marketing & Communications – $90k-$110k

15) Cystic Fibrosis FoundationWriter/Editor

16) DBC PR + Social MediaAccount Coordinator, Consumer PR

17-20) Emily’s List
21) Favola for Virginia State SenateIntern – apply by June 1

22) Food & Water WatchDigital Content Management Intern

23) Freedom House Program Associate, Internet Freedom

24) Georgetown UniversityEvents & Communications Coordinator supporting the BMW Center for German & European Studies

25) Greenpeace Program Assistant – San Francisco, CA – apply by June 5

26-28) Johns Hopkins University
29) KetchumAssociate Digital Strategist

30) M+ROnline Associate – DC, New York of Boston, MA

31) Metropolitan Washington Airports AuthorityMedia Relations Specialist – $65k-$94k – apply by June 3

32) Mystery employerSocial Media Communications Specialist – search managed by Dixon Hughes Goodman

33-34) Mystery employers – searches managed by TRAK Services
35) National Community Reinvestment CoalitionDigital Communications Manager – apply by June 10

36) National Hispanic Council on AgingCommunications Intern – paid position

37) National Immigration Law CenterOffice Coordinator

38-43) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
44) Neighborworks AmericaDirector of Public Relations (search all; scroll to find)

45) NovartisDirector, Federal Government Affairs

46) Outdoor Power Equipment InstituteDirector, Communications

47-48) Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick
49-50) Public Opinion Strategies
51-52) Rainforest Trust – Warrrenton, Va.
53) RaytheonPublic Affairs Manager

54) Sensis AgencySocial Media Senior Manager

55) Tax Foundation Vice President for Individual & Foundation Giving – search managed by Talent Market

56) Truck Renting and Leasing AssociationDirector of Government Relations

57) Unnamed leading companySocial Media Coordinator – freelance status – to $22/hr – search managed by Creative Circle

58-60) US-China Business Council
61) Western GrowersFederal Government Affairs Analyst

62-63) World Food Program (scroll to find)
64) … and finally: Fundraising proficient?  Like dinosaurs and rocks and all that kind of stuff?  Want to live in Northern Ohio?  Then check out this Director of Development opportunity with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

65-66) … and finally, part 2: in light of yesterday’s multiple red cards for FIFA, we thought we’d take a look and see what our presumably less corrupt friends at the U.S. Soccer Foundation have to offer:

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Going Large Yet Again

Here's another nice-sized set for your Wednesday consideration.  Now go get a new job.

The Volvo Group seeks Government Relations Manager with solid grounding in the Federal legislative and regulatory process and familiarity and experience with Congressional transportation, energy, and environmental authorizations & appropriations – can also search here, using DC location – apply by June 25

Leesburg, Va.-based K2M is a a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques – and you could be part of this impressive-sounding undertaking as Marketing Assistant, Corporate Communications; experience working with marketing automation (e.g., Eloqua) and website management tools (e.g., Wordpress) are musts.

The Renewable Fuels Association is seeking an experienced, hard-working Communications Director; winning hire will possess excellent writing & editing skills, along with media relations experience.

America Cooks is a public affairs health and wellness program in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, James Beard Foundation, Good Housekeeping and Mayo Clinic – Palisades Media Ventures/Burson-Marsteller seeks Deputy Director for that enterprise to helo help run digital, events, video production and marketing for the enterprise; 5 years of relevant experience desired – DC or New York 

Transport Workers Union
  • Communications Specialist – 3-5 years’ experience in PR, writing or membership communications for associations, political campaigns, not-for-profits or for-profit organizations desired.
  • Digital Media Manager – 2-3 years of experience in digital content or social media strategy and excellent writing skills sought, with an eye for proofreading and grammar.
American Library AssociationPress Officer (scroll to find) – from $48k – at least 3 years of experience in developing strategies for communications campaigns that advance organizational visibility or initiatives desired, as well as a working knowledge of the nuts and bolts of media relations

SSG Advisors, a strategic advisory firm promoting sustainable global development, seeks Communications Director (scroll to find) who has at least 7 years of communications experience, ideally in an in-house leadership role within a complex entity, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, and external communications.

In addition to the opportunities noted yesterday, the folks at the Human Rights Campaign have let us know they are also actively search for these:
Koch IndustriesDirector, Communications – at least 5 years of PR firm, trade association or Capitol Hill experience required

The Century Fund seeks Vice President of Policy & Senior Fellow with a minimum of 10 years experience in public policy research and/or practice, as well as demonstrated ability to produce rigorous research & policy papers for public release in one of the following: income inequality, health care, retirement security, or workplace protections – New York – apply by June 8

Here’s some terms Bunge uses to describe themselves: one of the world’s best integrated food and agribusiness companiesa place where creativity and innovative thinking are prized – [employing] a decentralized model best empowers local managers and enables swift decision-making at the market level – and now you can get on board with all of that as Director, Government Affairs.

Here’s a very fresh Strategic Communications Advisor post supporting the Defence Staff with our friends at the British Embassy – $58k – apply by June 11

NiSourceFederal Government Affairs Manager – 4+ years of experience in a legislative, regulatory or public affairs capacity required; energy industry background desirable – apply by June 9

Environmental Protection AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$118k – job ID: RTP-OA-DE-2015-0012 – apply by May 29

American Petroleum InstituteEditorial Associate – see also main career page

Food & Drug AdministrationWriter/Editor – $90k-$118k – job ID: FDA-CDER-15- DE-1379684AS – apply by June 8

This Director, Government Relations post with CARE USA is new since last looked in on them earlier this month – government relations & international development/relief experience desired.

Smithsonian InstitutionPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the Smithsonian Institutional Traveling Exhibition Service – $52k-$68k – job ID: 15R-SR-300641- DEU-SITES – apply today, May 27

Oxfam InternationalMedia Officer – $60k – solid news judgment & great written/verbal communications skills desired, along with proven track record in journalism or media-related experience – apply by June 7 

Bayer (see search area towards upper right-hand corner; search DC location)
George Washington University HospitalCommunications Manager – 5+ years experience in a healthcare, public relations, communications, media, journalism or marketing required

Unnamed social marketing company seeks a Health Communications Specialist to join its busy communications team – Spanish language skills a plus – Silver Spring, MD location

New since our check-in with CNN a couple weeks ago:
We need to get our bike fixed!  That’s our first thought as we note this Manager of Policy Outreach opportunity with the good people of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy – experience organizing coalitions & working collaboratively with advocacy organizations required.

Epilepsy Foundation
SEIUAssociate Director of Health Policy – well suited to candidates with knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and the new PPACA coverage provisions from both a consumer perspective and provider payment methodologies.

The National Organization of Veterans' Advocates is seeking a full or part-time Legislative/ Regulatory Director preferably in an independent contractor role.

Capitol Hill
Palladium PartnersCommunications Associate – 1-2 years of experience in communications field required; social media skills a plus

This DC- or San Francisco, CA-based Director, Online Fundraising post is new from the Sierra Club since since our three-weeks-ago check-in.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
University of VirginiaAssociate Director of Annual Giving, School of Nursing – $48k-$62k – ideal candidate will have at least two years' experience in annual giving or fundraising or related experience with transferable skills in relationship management – Charlottesville, Va.

.... and, finally: for your Wednesday happy hour wants & needs, we'd suggest stopping in for the Great Lakes tap takeover starting at 6:00 pm at Rustico Alexandria.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

We're Crushing It This Week

Ok, we're back and somewhat energized after the long weekend, and, if you'll pardon the bro-speak, we're planning on just crushing it this abbreviated week at DCPA+CJ.  So, enjoy the jobs and expect plenty of them.

Fairtrade AmericaDirector of External Relations – seeking CVs showing 10+ years of marketing experience with demonstrated success in the design and execution of public-facing campaigns and cause marketing, as well as ensuring brand alignment – apply by June 21 

CTIA-The Wireless Association seeks Manager of Public Affairs (scroll do find) to create & maintain issue-related materials, assist with media outreach activities, and help support/publicize their trade show, which would find you in Las Vegas later this year, we would guess. 

Human Rights Campaign
The Organic Trade Association is actively seeking a Director of Membership Services with five or more years of trade association membership management experience or executive leadership in organic food &  farming sector; mastery of Salesforce, or similar CRM system, in a membership setting preferred.

American Federation of Government EmployeesStrategic Communications Intern and Video Production Intern (scroll to find both) remain available for the Summer term – $11/hr

Universal Health ServicesCommunications Manager – responsible for media relations, publications and photography and videography to advance the GW Hospital and its clinical service lines

FleishmanHillard is seeking an entrepreneurial, self-starting Senior Account Executive to join their healthcare practice; minimum four years of communications experience in an agency setting required.

United Nations Foundation
Powell Tate seeks Vice President to join corporate & public affairs practice; your 10+ years of relevant experience should demonstrate expertise in mobilizing & motivating teams – the call is also out for Interns for the Fall 2015 term

Solid reporting experience (2-3 years worth) is more important than knowledge of subject matter for this Energy & Environment Reporter post with the Washington Examiner

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, lauded by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a great place to work in 2014, seeks Assistant Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs (pdf) – Baltimore, MD – search managed by Freeman Philanthropic Services

L’Arche Greater Washington, DC, an interdenominational Christian community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share their lives together, seeks a Director of Development & Communications to plan and manage the organization’s fundraising & communications program.

International Organization for MigrationCommunications & Social Media Assistant – experience in project development, monitoring and evaluation, the issue of human trafficking, and grant administration desired.

Search public relations & communications category or use req ID noted for these recently added opportunities with Marriott:
Woodrow Wilson InstituteProgram Assistant, Canada Institute (pdf) – $34k – at least one year of relevant office automation experience desired – apply by June 1

Do you have 3-5 years of experience in program or project management with track record in content development & strategic planning preferably in a conservation, international development, or management consulting setting?  Those nodding (or thinking close enough) are encouraged to check out this Senior Associate post supporting the Fish Forever Campaign at Rare.

Humane Society
There’s an apply by Feb. 13 note in this recently-posted Communications Officer job with the Baltimore Community Foundation; we don’t know what to make of that – development/fundraising responsibilities predominant

American Institutes for ResearchProposal Associate – 3-5 years experience/involvement in proposal management required

Environmental Defense Fund
Office of the Governor of PennsylvaniaDeputy Press Secretary – $65k-$80k – Harrisburg, PA – apply by June 7

ICI ServicesLegislative Affairs Specialist – extensive experience supporting a DoD program or component office required; Navy program experience highly desirable
World Bank Institutional Affairs Assistant – seeking candidates with proficiency in document presentation standards & demonstrated proofreading & editing skills, as well as experience in implementing document-related technology solutions – apply by June 1, as noted here

Sunday, May 24, 2015

How's the Weekend So Far?

Here's your regular Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week; we'll be back again Tuesday with the new stuff.

University of Maryland
Smithsonian InstitutionDirector of Advancement (scroll to find) supporting the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education & Access – May 26

U.S. Secret Service
Director of Communications/Media Affairs – $121k-$183k – job ID: SES-DW004-15 – May 26

Woodrow Wilson Center
Director, Global Women's Leadership Initiative – $126-$158k – May 26

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Catholic UniversityAssistant Athletic Director, Communications (pdf) – May 27

Leadership Montgomery – President & CEO – search managed by RaffaMay 27

ACLU of San DiegoCommunications StrategistMay 29 

Center for Education Reform Digital Media Coordinator – $30k-$38k – May 29

Healthy Howard Outreach & Data Coordinator – $42k-$47k – Columbia, MD – May 29  

Jobs with Justice
United WayDirector, State Education PolicyMay 29

World BankContent Editor for Le Portail de la Microfinance – fluency in French required – May 29

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Conference AssistantMay 31

Asia Society
National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk Program Senior National ManagerMay 31

National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Development DirectorMay 31

SNVCommunications ConsultantMay 31

Union of Concerned Scientists National Outreach Coordinator, Clean Vehicles Program – $50k-$60k – May 31 

We've got extra helpings of Parts Unknown to get you through the evening!  Binge-watch Tony's destination USA episodes starting at 7:00 pm here's the lineup, in order: Massachusetts, Miami, New Mexico, Las Vegas, Mississippi Delta, The Bronx, and Detroit.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hey Look, We're Back

Hello folks & happy pre-holiday Friday.  Sorry for missing our Wednesday appointment, but we're glad to be back in time to make sure you don't get to enjoy your Memorial Day respite without having to check out some excellent jobs, including a good run of direct-to-us submissions.

We've got a few more to add this morning, so check back later, as well.  OK, we're all done.

1) BIPAC would like to bring on an entry-level Coordinator, Member Relations with top-notch communications & customer service skills; HTLL skills a plus

2) The DC Alliance of Youth Advocates seeks Communications & Development Manager (pdf) with 3-5 years of development and communications experience, social media & web management (Drupal & Civi) skills, and a passion for youth issues & social justice work.

3-5) Recent opportunities via Democracy Partners:
6) Mobility Lab is seeking a Managing Editor with a minimum of four years’ experience in professional writing and editing to help create content advocating for funding & policies that support transportation demand management – apply by July 3

7) The National Association of Student Financial Administrators seeks Reporter/Editor with strong writing/editing skill set & experience using a content management system; familiarity with student aid & higher education issues a plus – $50k-$55k

8) Pearson seeks Digital Community Manager to support their GED Testing Service collaboration with the American Council on Education – your 3+ years’ experience in an education or related communications position should include work developing stories and content for digital communications channels

9) The Peterson Institute for International Economics seeks Communications Specialist with at least two years of relevant experience and the ability to distill complex messages into clear & concise language; knowledge of Factiva desirable.

10) The Sabin Vaccine Institute would like to enlist a great writer who is passionate about turning complex global problems into compelling stories as Communications Associate in support of their ambitious END7 campaign to send whipworm and six of its malevolent friends out of developing nations and into medical history books.

11-12) Fresh opportunities (well, they sent them to us 4 days ago) from our friends at Sage Communications:
13) Tata Sons Ltd. seeks quick-learning, initiative-taking  Public Affairs Intern – experience developing, integrating, and deploying database management a plus, as is previous work using – and, even if you’re not checking out the internship, you should know about the wide variety of interests/brands of this multibillion dollar international enterprise.

14) The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise is seeking an Intern to assist with data collection, campus activism, social media, and video production efforts; Dreamweaver & video production skills a plus – $8/hr

15) Via the comments section, we find this Social Media Manager post with the Center for Food Safety well suited for individuals with top-notch writing skills and solid experience using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other social media platforms – DC location preferred; San Francisco, CA possible

16) Via the comments section, part 2: the Prosper Group, a digital agency specializing in online media, strategy, and fundraising for Republican political candidates, conservative advocacy organizations and non-profits, seeks Account Manager with at least  two years of online marketing and project management experience, preferably in a political campaign or agency setting – Alexandria, Va. or Indianapolis, IN

17-18) These New York-based opportunities with Springpoint, a national group supporting support districts, charter networks and intermediaries to design, launch and sustain innovative new high schools are a little out of our usual wheelhouse, but perhaps they’ll fit one of you folks’ skills & interests – searches managed by ReWork:
19) U.S. Secret ServiceDirector of Communications/Media Affairs – $121k-$183k – job ID: SES-DW004-15 – apply by May 26

20) American Gaming AssociationManager, Communications (scroll to find)

21) American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationAssociate Director of Grassroots Member Engagement – $53k-$59k

22-24) American University
25-27) Amnesty International
28) British EmbassyDefence Trade Advisor – $58k – apply by June 4

29) Brookings InstitutionProject Assistant, Center for Universal Education

30-33) Capitol Hill
34) Economic Innovation GroupManager of Government Affairs (pdf)

35-36) Edelman PR
37) Exelon Corp.  – Senior Communications Specialist (use advanced search and communications category or job # 3013399) – Baltimore, MD

38-39) Georgetown University
40) GreenpeaceGrassroots Training Specialist – 9-month term – DC or San Francisco, CA – apply today, May 22

41) Independence InstituteDirector of Strategic Partnerships and Manager of Strategic Partnerships – Denver, CO – searches managed by Talent Market

42) Institute for Humane StudiesDirector of Marketing & Communications – search managed by Talent Market

43) Marine Stewardship CouncilMedia Manager – apply by June 26

44) Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning CommissionMarketing Specialist – $56k-$96k

45) McfaddenGraphic Design Intern

46) Mystery employer promoting what they describe as one of DC's most popular attractionsSocial Media Specialist – search managed by the BOSS Group

47) National Science FoundationDirector, Division of Public Affairs – $158k-$178k – job ID: ES-1035-00 – apply by June 5

48-52) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
53-57) Pew Charitable Trusts
58) Pew Research CenterSummer Intern, Journalism Coding – $13/hr

55-61) Spectrum Communications
62) and finally, we leave you with a far-flung & fun Vice President of Marketing & Communications (pdf) gig at Seattle's Museum of Flight.  Will you be allowed to sit in the cockpit of their Corsair after closing time?  That's a question best left unasked until after you actually get the job – the search managed by Waldron HR

Best wishes for a lovely & restorative Memorial Day weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  

Monday, May 18, 2015

We're blocked for a clever title today, but the jobs look pretty good.

Wednesday update: no new post today, after all – we are crazy swamped this week.  See you Friday, we hope.


Our last week (we hope) of M-W-F programming, and well be in just-the-jobs style, as well.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week, and we'll see you again Wednesday.

1) We’ll start today in Baltimore, MD and this Account Manager (scroll to find) post that Abel Communications would like to fill with a results-oriented pro with a minimum 5 years of agency experience and a true passion for the PR industry.

2-3) Institute for the Study of War (scroll to find)
  • Production Manager – ensures that the organization’s publications meet the overarching goals and concrete writing requirements; some pre-planned and some dynamically driven
  • Editor – edits all written & many graphical products at ISW for publication and ensures that language and composition are maximized for efficiency and impact for a policy audience
4-6) From the comments field to you, opportunities with the Microfinance Gateway team at the World Bank, all of which can be remotely based:
7-8) American Bankers Association
9-10) American Diabetes Association
11) American Institute for ArchitectsSenior Director, Leadership Communications

12) America’s Health Insurance PlansMedia Relations Manager (scroll to find)

13-14) Council on Foreign Relations
15) CorpsAfricaDevelopment & Communications Associate – apply by May 22

16) Creative Minds International Public Charter SchoolCommunications & Marketing Manager

17-18) DCI Group
19) Dept. of Defense/Defense Media ActivityPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – job ID: DMA-15-1391044-B – Fort Meade, MD – apply by May 20

20) George Washington University Senior Policy Analyst with the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security – apply by May 21

21) Hampton UniversityDirector of Development – Hampton, Va.

22) Healthy HowardOutreach & Data Coordinator – $42k-$47k – Columbia, MD – apply by May 29

23-31) Heritage Foundation
32-33) Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University
34) International Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral AssociationCommunications Assistant – $40k-$50k

35-36) Jewish Social Service Agency
37) Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in AmericaSocial Media Manager

38) Mystery employerSenior Executive Assistant – public policy experience desired – search managed by the Office Team

39) Mystery public affairs & communications firmMedia Relations/Research Assistant

40-44) National Restaurant Association
45-46) Natural Resources Defense Council
47) Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & KleinInterns

50) ProQuestCongressional Content Editor

51-52) Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
53) VT SystemsSenior Associate, Corporate Communications

54) … and finally: if your Sundays already revolve around the highs & lows of the Washington Redskins, you might as well consider this Gameday PR Intern post w/ the team – you must be in position to earn college credit to qualify.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Light Haul

HR grandees around town must be headed to the beach early, judging from this thinner-than-usual set of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

San Francisco Museum of Modern ArtGift Operations Coordinator – $20-$24/hr – San Francisco, CA – May 18

Nature Conservancy
(scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
CSX Corp.Resident Vice President – broad public affairs portfolio – Richmond, Va. – May 20

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

Defense Security Cooperation AgencyCommunications Manager supporting the DoD Africa Center – $90k-$118k – job ID: D-NDU-1391951-15 – May 21  

Friends Committee on National Legislation Grants Writer – contract/part-time – May 22

Food & Drug AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – job ID: FDA-OC-DE- 15-1400206GK – May 22

George Washington UniversityProgram Assistant supporting the Program on New Approaches to Research & Security in Eurasia – $15-$19/hr – May 22

Open Society Foundations
United Way Vice President, Corporate RelationsMay 22

This Sunday's Parts Unknown takes Tony to wild & remote Madagascar, with the guy who made Requiem for a Dream* by his side. 

* and Pi, The Wrestler, Black Swan, and more

Friday, May 15, 2015

We're Deflated, but Joel Ward Makes Us Feel a Little Better

A fun season comes to an end for the Capitals in another tight & deflating defeat.  We'd just like to share a little perspective from one of our favorite players, Joel Ward, via this terrific Post SportsBog wrap-up:
As he walked toward the exit of the empty room, Ward was asked how players can deal with being so close to the top of this latest hill, before everything started rolling down again.
“We don’t have much of a choice, do we?” he said. “You just do it. That’s just sports, I think.
Neighborworks America seeks Director, Public Relations (Operations) with at least 7 years' professional experience in online media, business unit strategy planning and budget management, including work creating and implementing policies, procedures, and standards for print and digital media – see also main career page.

AMR Management Services seeks Director of Government Relations (scroll down) to support their National Association of State Chief Information Officers client – 5+ years’ experience in public policy/administration, government affairs/advocacy, information technology, law, economics or a related field, is desired.

The International Council of Shopping Centers is searching for an Alliance Program Administrator with at least three years of relevant experience, with a preference for candidates with background working in the public sector at local level or in public administration – $50k-$60k

Child Trends, a Bethesda-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by conducting research and providing science-based information to improve the decisions, programs, and policies that affect children, seeks Senior Writer & Editor – successful candidate will provide editorial direction & writing/editing services to ensure that Child Trends produces high-quality content for a broad range of reports, research briefs, proposals, fact sheets, and other materials – see also main career page.

Service Nation seeks Director of Grassroots Movement Building who knows what it takes to win in politics, especially through grassroots organizing – DC location preferred, but New York, Philadelphia or Boston candidates will be considered.

The National Democratic Institute is still in search mode for a Summer Intern/Project Assistant sought to support the NDItech program that works around the globe with political experts to design and support technology-enabled programs to build more responsive governments.

This Senior Associate, Initiative on Financial Security post appears to be the latest opportunity with the Aspen Institute – seeking candidates with at least 3 years of experience in the financial, government or public policy arena, preferably focusing on economics, financial services, or tax issues.

Chemical Education FoundationProgram & Outreach Assistant – deemed entry-level, but 1-2 years of experience a plus – background interest in science and/or experience with graphic design programs and html also desired.

Competitive Enterprise InstituteGovernment Relations Manager (pdf) – your 7-10 years of government relations experience should demonstrate a basic understanding of CEI’s core issue areas including: energy, environment, finance, labor, technology, food and drug safety,7 general regulatory reform

The City of Rockville has just put the call out for a part-time Reporter/Videographer to write/shoot news stories, feature stories, PSAs & promos, interviews, and other video programming – $19-$31/hr

Here’s a not-so-fresh (posted 4/10) Director of Communications opportunity with the Ford Foundation that we just stumbled upon – New York

New since a couple weeks back at Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
A self-described boutique integrated PR and marketing firm focused on high-growth technology companies seeks Public Relations Account Executive – Reston/Herndon/Dulles area – search managed by Creative Circle

National Governors Association
Open Society Foundations
Rockefeller FoundationEngagement Officer – internal/grantee communications focus – New York

International development group SNV seeks contract-status Communications Consultant to implement targeted communications and outreach strategies, strengthen their web and social media presence, and support the Executive Director on various project – apply by May 31

Society for Women’s Health ResearchHealth Policy Analyst – 3-5 years experience in government relations or policy desired, preferably on health related issues,

Women for Women InternationalDevelopment Associate – at least 1-2 years admin experience in a fast-paced office environment desired

Here’s a super-fresh Director of Corporate Communications post with the rocketeers and aerospace/ defense stalwarts at Orbital ATK – minimum of 8-10 years of communications experience required, which could include work in journalism, marketing & communications, public relations and branding/advertising.

Transdev, a continent-spanning operator of bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services, seeks Communications Manager with 5-6 years of experience in a role focused on engaging, succinct business writing and media relations.

Amtrak is in the market to add a Communications Lead with 5-7 years' experience; public affairs experience in the military or government and/or background in transportation, passenger rail/transit or the service sector are pluses.

NetflixManager, Global Consumer Media Relations – 6-8 years experience desired; backgrounds including work in fast-paced entertainment or retail brand, silicon-valley, journalism or political campaign environments particularly valued – Los Gatos, CA

American UniversityStaff Assistant supporting the Women & the Law Program – part-time/temporary – $15-$19/hr – apply by June 1

Pew Charitable Trusts
… and finally: folks with some weekend availability from May through October can add $8-$11/hr to their wallets as a Community/Special Events Leader with the City of Rockville – the Wine & Music Festival sounds like a highlight – apply by May 22

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