Tuesday, June 30, 2015

From the Roads Less Travelled File

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we looked for jobs that are listed on assorted job boards that we utilize less frequently than many of the mainstays in the public affairs job space.  We hope the alternate approach turns up a good lead or two for you that you might not have otherwise stumbled across.

American Nurses AssociationAnnual Giving Services Manager

American Red Cross
Apogee EngineeringCrisis Communications Expert – Secret clearance preferred – Colorado Springs, CO

Bloomberg BNACopy Editor

Center for a New American DreamExecutive Director – Charlottesville, Va.

Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesDigital Communications Assistant/Associate

Chesapeake Bay Trust Communications & Development Associate – apply by July 17

Dangerous Speech ProjectResearch Assistant – $15-$25/hr – appears to be a part-time opportunity

DC Primary Care AssociationDirector of Development & Communications

Democratic GainDigital Communications Fellow

Deep Vision Dance CompanyAdmin Assistant/Intern, Marketing, Fundraising & Design – part-time/one-year term – Towson/Perry Hall, MD

Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolsAccount Exec/Public Relations – $52k-$68k – Norfolk, Va.

Edison Electric InstituteSenior Digital Communications Strategist

Endocrine Society Senior Managing Editor

Environmental IncentivesCommunications Officer – apply by July 10

Federation of American HospitalsVice President of Communications

Horizon FoundationProgram Officer – Columbia, MD

Production Editor – Catonsville, MD

International Council on Clean Transportation Electric Vehicle Intern – Aug. 2015 start-time preferred

Ivymount School Director of Development & Communications

Jewish Social Service AgencyDirector of Marketing – apply today, June 30

League of Women VotersExecutive Director – search managed by DRI Consulting

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee ServiceGraphic Design & Marketing Specialist (pdf) – see also Inside NGO jobboard

Marriott InternationalProgram Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers ServiceDirector of Development – $50k-$70k

Merkle Towle Communications
Mystery international development organizationDirector of Foundation Relations – search managed by Devex

Mystery PR firm Senior Associate

Mystery Rockville employerOffice Administrator – $65-$70k – search managed by B.H. Griner

National GrangeIntern

National Marine Sanctuary FoundationCommunications Manager

National Review InstituteRegional Development Officer – location flexible

National Women’s Law CenterMedia Director

Oregon Environmental CouncilWater Program Director – Portland, OR – apply by July 7

RaytheonPublic Relations Representative

Receipt BankCommunications Specialist

SAGE PublicationsSenior Media Content Producer

Steptoe & JohnsonLegislative Assistant

Threshold GroupDirector of Marketing & Communications – Seattle, WA

Thomson ReutersU.S. Elections Reporter – DC or New York

Vermont Energy Investment Corp.Deputy Policy & Public Affairs Manager – Burlington, VT

Washington National CathedralExecutive Assistant, Development

Wilderness SocietyExecutive Team Assistant

Women Thrive WorldwideDirector of Development

Monday, June 29, 2015

Assembly, Association, Cabal, Center, Coalition, Council, Employer, Firm, Forum, Institution, Non-profit & Society

Hello job-seekers and -browsers!  Don't forget yesterday's set of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Well start with this very fresh Account Supervisor, International Public Affairs listing with Edelman PR – at least four years of relevant experience required; Spanish language skills preferred

Our friends at the U.S Travel Association passed along this fresh call for a Communications Intern for the Fall 2015 term – prior experience in a political, hospitality, news or federal policy-related organization consider a plus.

Colorful campaign-bred conservative-leaning communications consulting cabal CRAFT seeks creative & multi-skilled Senior Account Manager with at least 2 years of relevant work experience on their CV – Intern posts also noted

The American Council of Trustees & Alumni, a nonprofit organization devoted to academic freedom, academic excellence, and accountability in higher education, seeks Administrative Director with excellent writing skills, an eye for detail, and perfectionist mindset.

Ashoka, a world-wide assembly of social entrepreneurs, seeks problem-solving numbers expert for Finance Manager & Strategist role – search managed by ReWork – apply by July 20 

Open Society Foundations
ZERO TO THREE/National Center for Infants, Toddlers & FamiliesCommunications Manager – minimum of 7 years of experience in journalism or communications/PR required

This Director, State Government Affairs opportunity appears to be new with the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society since our couple-weeks-back lobbying/government relations special edition

Amputee Coalition – Manassas, Va. (scroll to find)
The Search for Common Ground, an international non-profit that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict worldwide, seeks Policy & Advocacy Intern for the Fall 2015 term.

Humane Society

Mystery employerMarketing & Communications Director – seeking candidates with 5+ years of marketing/communications experience, preferably including digital content or e-commerce activities – search managed by Nonprofit HR

College Success FoundationDirector of Development – broad range of development, fundraising, proposal-writing and event management skills desired – search managed by LeaderFit

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation seeks properly calibrated News Editor to helm AAMI News and to contribute to other newsletters & social media outlets – experience with medical, scientific, or technical content and publishing preferred – search managed by Staffing Advisors

Opportunities with association management firm SmithBucklin:
The American Youth Policy Forum is looking for an experienced Brief Writer to support their communications efforts on a contract basis – scroll down for Fall 2015 Research/Policy Intern info. 

American Land Title AssociationGrassroots/State Government Affairs Intern – available ASAP, running through the end of Summer

Smithsonian Institution
– searches managed by Diversified Search
Coordinator of Grassroots Advocacy is new with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation since our recent check-in there – grassroots, field organizing, or campaign experience desired.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

We hope your weekend has been pleasant thus far...

... and remains so until your workweek or whatever-you-do-Monday starts.*  Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week:

National Archives & Records AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – June 29

Dept. of Defense

United Nations Foundation
Nonprofit Montgomery – Executive Director June 30

Sitar Arts CenterDevelopment Associate (pdf) – June 30 

Virginia Commonwealth University – Outreach & Social Media Specialist – part-time – $10/hr – Richmond, Va. – June 30

League of Conservation Voters
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
ACLU of VirginiaStrategic Communications Manager (pdf) – Richmond, Va. – July 1 

National Science FoundationHistorian – $107k-$167k – July 1

The Washington CenterManager, Student Communications – $47k-$52k – July 1 

World BankSenior Communications OfficerJuly 1 

Smithsonian Institution
Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$82k – July 2

University of California Washington CenterCommunications Specialist – $59k-$89k – July 2

Chesapeake Bay FoundationGraphic Designer (scroll to find) – Annapolis, MD – July 3

College of William & Mary – Marketing, Communications & Events Manager for Ash Lawn-Highland – Charlottesville, Va. – July 3

Mobility Lab
Managing EditorJuly 3 

* and yes, we hope you have a good week, too.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Get Out the Calendar

Hello Friday – we're not only looking forward to this weekend, but also one just eleven weeks away.

Mystery employerMedia Relations Associate (search DC location) – 1-3 years of experience as a communications/media relations professional desired – search managed by Axelon Services

Rape, Abuse & Incest National NetworkPolicy Associate – at least one year of legislative or similar experience preferred.

Scroll down for Editor opportunities at varying levels and entry-level Publishing Assistant post with Shady Grove Metro-convenient and free bagel-providing InvestorPlace Media

Here’s a very fresh Vice President, Public Affairs opportunity with Edelman PR suited to candidates with at least 8 years of relevant experience in public relations or related field.

DC Sustainable Energy Utility – opportunities for DC residents only:
Vera Institute of JusticeGovernment Affairs Associate – commitment to social justice and Capitol Hill/Federal agency experience desired; JD a plus

American Councils for International EducationDevelopment Associate – at least 2 years’ experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, or communications desired – see also main career page

Hispanic FederationNational Director of Advocacy – seeking candidates with a minimum of 3 years of advocacy experience on issues related to education, immigration, health, civic engagement, economic security & workforce development

National Science FoundationPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$68k – apply by July 2, or by the day 50 applications are submitted (we’d suggest applying today)

Heritage FoundationDevelopment Assistant – temporary position – strong organizational focus and solid writing skills required

CVS Health
Dept. of Health & Human Services Public Affairs Specialist – $90k-$118k – apply by June 30

Embassy of AustraliaDefence Industry Support Officer – $50k – knowledge of and experience in either the Australian defence industry or US defense industry and the US defense market would be an asset – apply by July 9, as noted here

Pew Charitable Trusts
… and, finally: we know of a few folks who got their start in the political/government affairs space by shuttling around a Senator or lobbying grandee – though we can’t guarantee that serving as a Driver for our friends at the British Embassy will lead to anything significant down the road – $33k – apply by June 28

 That's right, just 11 weeks separate your from September 12 and the super-great, most beloved beer-fest-stravganza in the region – Snallygaster is back, and advance tickets, including those luxe VIP tix that always sell out early, are now available

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

Thursday, June 25, 2015


We've had a lot of fun watching a terrific late-season surge by the UVa baseball team that culminated in a championship and lots of very happy folks last night – thanks for the great ride and congrats to the Hoos!  We hope there's a winner in today's set for you, as well.

1) ASGK Public Strategies seeks Interns (scroll to find) of the paid variety for Fall 2015 – full time engagement preferable – ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate or current grad student w/ strong communication skills

2) CQ/Roll Call seeks Researcher (scroll to find) to support their BillTrack team – familiarity w/ Congress/legislative process & top-notch research skills desired.

3) Ogilvy Government Relations is in search mode for an Executive Assistant (scroll to find) to support senior management – “can do” attitude a must; Congressional scheduling experience a plus

4-6) United Nations Foundation
7) American Public Transportation AssociationProgram Manager, Communications

8-9) Brookings Institution
10) Childfund InternationalSenior Policy Advisor

11-12) Democracy International
13) Environmental Defense FundPrincipal Gifts Coordinator – San Francisco, CA

14) Food & Water Watch Deputy Communications Director

15) Franklin Center for Government and Public IntegrityExecutive Editor for Watchdog.org – search managed by Talent Market

16) Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and MalariaSenior Communications Manager (pdf)

17) GALA Hispanic TheatreMarketing/Public Relations Associate (scroll down) – fluency in Spanish required – apply by July 10

18) Georgetown UniversityPublic Affairs Specialist

19) Goucher CollegeSocial Media & Marketing Specialist – Baltimore, MD

20) Hill+Knowlton StrategiesSenior Account Supervisor, Corporate Advisory Practice

21) Human Rights FirstInternships, Fall 2015 (scroll to find) – undergrad & legal – DC & New York – apply by July 15

22) International Downtown AssociationManager of Communications & Marketing

23-27) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
28-32) League of Conservation Voters
33) MAXIMUMSCommunications Specialist

34) National Environmental Education FoundationCommunications Manager

35-37) National Multiple Sclerosis Society
38-43) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
44) Sixth & I Historic Synagogue/Center for ArtsCommunications Associate

45) SourceAmericaDirector, Communications (select new applicants - browse our open positions)

46-47) Sunlight Foundation
48) Turkish Industry and Business AssociationResearch Assistant – fluency in Turkish strongly preferred – apply by July 6

49) United WayManager, International Donor Advised Giving – apply by July 16

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

We're Keeping Our Cool Today

... or, at least we hope to.  Busy day, get much done, solve problems, apply for job, OK?  Yes, good.

Population Action InternationalSenior Communications Officer – existing relationships with reporters covering sexual & reproductive health, population and & environment a plus.

Hillel International seeks Communications Director who knows how to reach different audiences through various media channels & get their message out loud and clear; an understanding of the Jewish community is preferred. 

American Federation for ChildrenNational Deputy Communications Director –  5+ years of experience in communications, media relations, political campaigns, or news reporting required.

World Food Program USA seeks Major Gift Officer to qualify, cultivate, solicit & steward individual donors.

Capitol Hill
Duty First ConsultingCommunications & Marketing Strategy Specialist – 8+ years of experience in strategic communications, public relations, or social marketing required; previous engagement at a PR agency, non-profit, healthcare organization, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and / or a government contractor is preferred

AmtrakEditor/Document Publisher supporting the Amtrak OIG – as you might expect, extensive writing & editing experience is required.

NBC Universal (search DC location, except as noted, or use job #)
Department Of The InteriorWriter/Editor – $90k-$118k – apply by June 26

Scroll to find Communications Specialist and Strategic Communications Director posts with the speedy-sounding team at Xcelerate Solutions

Open Society FoundationsProgram Officer, Human Rights Initiative – at least 7-10 years of relevant work/education experience desired – apply by July 14

Virginia Commonwealth University – Outreach & Social Media Specialist – part-time – $10/hr – Richmond, Va. – apply by June 30

Partnership for Public Service – see also main career page
You’ll be one of the chief spokespersons for the snazzy Audi brand as General Manager, Communications with the Herndon-based crew at the Volkswagen Group of America – no word as to whether you'll get one of these as your company ride.

Alliance for JusticeDirector of Development – demonstrated experience with and knowledge of progressive donor community (individuals and foundations) and progressive issues required – search managed by S+R Consulting

AdvaMedDirector, Public Affairs, Digital Advocacy & Social Media – seeking candidates with 7+ years experience in public affairs with extensive experience in & knowledge of digital media, including social media channels and website management; medical device or other health care related experience preferred.

UNICEPTA, a global operation specializing in strategic media monitoring, media analysis, and social media monitoring, seeks part-time Coding Assistant/Media Researcher to analyze English-language media clips (print, online, TV and radio) & enter details into a database program – starting at $15/hr

One America News Networkvarious production, news-gathering & reporting opportunities noted as available

Providence Hospital FoundationDevelopment Coordinator – seeking candidates with 5+ years of

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Responsible, Clinical, Financial & Unplanned

No specialty programming for you; just-the-jobs [mostly] style today.

1) CAMRIS International is in search mode for a Communications Admin Assistant helping support USAID’s Policy Planning and Learning Bureau – writing, graphic design & meeting planning skill-sets valued.

2) The National Feed & Grain Association seeks a Director of Communications & Digital Media able to post, organize and manage content, and possessing superior journalistic writing, editing and proofreading skills.

3) The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine seeks candidate looking to bring their 3+ years of experience in pharmacology or toxicology (and/or related advanced degree) to this Science Policy Specialist role – all in the service of replacing the use of animals in science with powerful & effective human-focused methods.

4) Sunshine Sachs seeks social media-savvy Account Manager (scroll to find) with 5+ years experience in the PR space, along with a broad range press contacts

5) Unfold, a new comprehensive federal/state legislative tracking & information source, seeks Director of Sales (scroll to find) with previous sales experience; government relations/advocacy background preferred.

6) AARPCommunications & Marketing Group Intern (12457726) and Foundation (FDN) Communications Intern (12457699) – scroll to find or use advanced search & job #

7-9) Abel Communications – Baltimore, MD
10) American ForestsCommunications & Marketing Intern – Fall 2015

11) American Society for Clinical OncologyMajor Gifts Officer supporting the Conquer Cancer Foundation

12) American Society of Civil EngineersSenior Manager, Grassroots Advocacy

13) American Society of Health System PharmacistsDirector, Government Relations (scroll to find)

14) Anheuser-Busch Coordinator, Government Affairs – $51k-$63k

15) Anthem, Inc.Government Relations Manager/Director

16) City of Durham Water Management Dept.Senior Public Affairs Specialist – $42k-$68k – Durham, NC – apply by July 16

17) Consumer Financial Protection BureauPublic Affairs Specialist/Speechwriter – $104k-$199k – apply by June 26

18) DupontFederal Government Affairs Manager

19) Families USACommunications Director

20) GallupPublic Relations Strategist

21) Goldman Environmental FoundationCommunications Associate – San Francisco, CA – apply by June 26

22) Harbour GroupAssociate, Public Affairs

23) Institute for Operations Research & the Management SciencesCommunity Relations Coordinator – Catonsville, MD

24) Joonbug.comSocial Media Intern

25-26) McKinney & Associates (scroll to find)
27) MedStar Montgomery Medical CenterCommunications Specialist – Olney, MD

28) National Archives & Records AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $126k-$158k – apply by June 29

29) The National Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned PregnancyEntertainment & Media Coordinator – apply by July 20

30-33) Natural Resources Defense Council
34) Ocean ConservancyGovernment Relations Manager

35) Penngood LLC Senior Health Communications Specialist

36) Redhorse Corp. –  Subject Matter Expert/Legislative Tracking Analyst

37) Self Storage AssociationDirector, Government Relations

38) Susan Davis InternationalPR Intern – Fall 2015 – apply by July 24

39) Treatment Advocacy CenterLegislative & Policy Associate

40) University of California Washington CenterCommunications Specialist – $59k-$89k – apply July 2

41) University Research Co.Communications Associate supporting USAID’s Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project

42) U.S. Chamber of CommerceManager, Programs/Signature Events

43) World BankCommunications Associate supporting the Global Partnership for Education – apply by July 9

44-46) … and finally – these would seem like fine opportunities for the self-styled fun, literate hustlers among you: the Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks to cast Associate Director of Communications & PR and Major Gift Officer roles, while the Folger Shakespeare Library would like to add Senior Development Officer for Annual Giving to their folio.

Monday, June 22, 2015

... simmering. Lovely. Just _____ great. Thanks.

Well, here's a fine way to start the week: We can confidently conclude that modern extinction rates are exceptionally high, that they are increasing, and that they suggest a mass extinction under way.  Well thanks for that, Washington Post, and for a forecast for this week's weather that starts with the word simmering.  Lovely. Just _____ great.  Thanks.

Greece remains in flux, members of the hate community helpfully weigh in on Charleston shootings, and young Darth Vader is racing fast towards the dark side of the force. Frankly, this week we are all Dustin Johnson.  All we've got is good luck, stay in the shade, and we hope today's set brings you something useful – and don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this scorching damn week.

We'll start with this very fresh Associate Communications Manager, Media Advocacy post with the American Heart Association – at least 2 years of experience in communications, PR, media relations and/or journalism sought, as well as knowledge of healthcare policy issues.

The International Food Policy Research Institute seeks Communications & Knowledge Management Division Director with at least 10 years’ experience in managing the overall communications function of an international organization or company; substantive experience with a research organization highly desirable – see also main career page.

The Managed Funds Association, representative of the hedge & managed futures fund sector, is currently seeking a s seeking a Fall 2015 Communications Intern to assist in the day-to-day research, writing and digital operations of its active press shop – $13/hr

Food Allergy Research & EducationSenior Vice President, Marketing & Communications – seeking candidates with 15+ years experience in marketing & communications with at least 5 years in a senior role – note: application email address appears to be missing an all-important rDevelopment Associate post also available

We’re a little surprised we haven’t checked in with the team at Porter Novelli since mid-March:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free KidsResearch Assistant, International Research Dept. – familiarity with research and/or health sciences terminology desired

American Wind Energy AssociationGovernment & Public Affairs Associate – 2+ years of relevant experience in a trade association or other challenging professional environment desired.

Leadership for Educational Equality
Ketchum is in search mode for an Associate Digital Strategist, Online Paid Media with experience running paid advertising campaigns on Google AdWords, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Taboola, Outbrain & other online networks – Intern, Social Marketing also freshly available

Points of Light
BCS, Incorporated, a management consulting firm that specializes in energy & environment, national security, international development, and health, has opportunities available (scroll to find) for Communications Specialist and Strategic Communications Specialist positions

These appear to be new from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America since our early-May drop in:
Earth JusticePolicy & Legislation Intern – Fall 2015

Washington Area Women’s FoundationDevelopment Associate – familiarity with complex databases, such as Raiser's Edge, is required – apply by July 10

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $52k-$82k – apply by July 2

A small, unidentified agency in Alexandria seeks PR/Media Relations Manager for freelance post that could run through the Fall; national media pitching experience a must – search managed by Creative Circle

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Apple seeks ambitious, detail-oriented journalists with an obsession for great content & mobile news delivery for Editor positions in Santa Clara, CA; here's some background on their foray into the news production space.

Democracy InternationalCommunications & Outreach Assistant – 2-3 years of experience supporting communications/PR functions, including social media activities

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of AmericaDigital Media & Communications Manager – seeking candidates possessing 4+ years’ experience with content management systems, broadcast email marketing systems, social media platforms, graphics & photo editing software, and CRM/contact databases.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

What Dad Wants

He may enjoy the new putter, world's greatest Dad mug, or that you came over and mowed the lawn – but what Dad really wants is for you to be healthy, happy and living the life you want. We send our Father's Day best wishes to Dads everywhere as we bring you previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

American Academy of NursingEvent Coordinator (scroll to find) – June 22

Congressional Budget OfficeAssociate Director for Legislative Affairs – $110k-$159k – June 22

Council of State GovernmentsAssociate Editor – New York – June 22 

Forward TogetherDirector of Strategic Partnerships (pdf) – Oakland, CA or remote based – June 22

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Coordinator, Digital Initiatives (pdf) – June 22

National Collegiate Athletic AssociationExecutive Assistant, Government AffairsJune 22

Neimand Collaborative Communications Coordinator – $35k-$45k – June 22

Prevent Cancer FoundationCoordinator, Programs Administration – $35k – June 22

University of MarylandWashington Bureau Chief for the Capital News Service – $68k – June 22

George Mason University
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
Dept. of JusticePublic Affairs Specialist – $90k-$139k – June 23

Paraprofessional Healthcare InstituteDirector of Federal Affairs (pdf) – June 24

Arlington CountyDigital Communications Specialist – $48k-$90k – June 25

Science Museum of VirginiaSTEM Communications Specialist – $32k-$40k – Richmond, Va. – June 25

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Assistant, Freer & Sackler Galleries (scroll to find) – June 25

Volvo Group
Government Relations Manager – can also search here, using DC location – June 25

FEMAPublic Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – June 26 or by the day 200th application is received

Marine Stewardship CouncilMedia ManagerJune 26

National Milk Producers FederationCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – June 26

Paper & Packaging BoardPR & Social Media ManagerJune 26

NeighborWorks America National Public Affairs and Communication AdvisorJune 28

Tony Bourdain & Parts Unknown finds a relative oasis of tolerance & diversity in Beirut 9:00 pm (eastern) on CNN.

Friday, June 19, 2015


The Reproductive Health Technologies Project seeks Communications Manager with 3-5 years of relevant experience including media relations work; spokesperson/on-the-record experience preferred, and existing relationships in media also a plus

IBMCommunications Consultant – 5+ years communications experience required; military background or previous military client experience a must 

1105 MediaEditorial Intern for FCW – Fall 2015 – paid position

Human Rights CampaignVice President of Communications & Marketing – a minimum of 10 years’ experience in media relations & communications with excellent and well-established media relationships required.

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
The Wilderness Society has Fall 2015 Government Relations Intern and Communications Intern posts available

American Heart AssociationFoundation Relations Director for Mid-Atlantic affiliate – must have at least 2 years of foundation grant writing experience, in a lead writer role, along with foundation cultivation and relationship-building skills – may be located in DC, VA, MD, NC or SC

National Science FoundationHistorian – $107k-$167k – advanced degree in history required – apply by July 1

Associated Press
American UniversityAssistant Dean of Development, Arts & Sciences – 7+ years progressively responsible development experience required, including success securing six-figure gifts – search managed by Lambert & Associates
Children’s National Medical Center Senior Associate Director, Stewardship & Foundation Relations – your 8+ years of experience working in stewardship and donor relations should demonstrate your comfort working in a metric-oriented environment

Heritage Foundation
This New York-based Assistant Director, Global Communications & Media Relations post is new since our late-May check-in with the Council on Foreign Relations

Associate Senior Vice President, Media Strategy
and Vice President, Digital Strategy & Planning are new since just 8 days ago at Edelman PR

Liquidity Services InternationalCommunications Manager – 5+ years of relevant marketing communications experience required; facility with MailChimp, SharePoint, Salesforce.com, WebEx, and social media platforms a plus

Pew Charitable Trusts
Society for Science & the PublicDevelopment Officer – minimum of 3-5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising required, as well as demonstrated success soliciting grants, sponsorships and gifts in the 4 to 7+ figure range.

Science Museum of VirginiaSTEM Communications Specialist – $32k-$40k – Richmond, Va. – apply by June 25

New since our recent look-in with the Aspen Institute:
Advisory Board Company Coordinator, Online Strategy & Communications – deemed entry-level

International Fund for Animal Welfare
Social Media Specialist and Social Media Coordinator – Yarmouth Port, MA – see also main career page

It's been a tough week for a couple people we care about, and an awful one for too many families and the community at large in Charleston – we hope and pray from some grace & relief for all.  Good luck and be safe this weekend.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

We like Thursdays, and this one in particular

Just-the-jobs (mostly) on one of our favorite Thursdays of the year: the one marking the opening round of golf's sternest test.

1-3) The Glover Park Group is looking fill these communications-related posts:
4) Our friends as Fintrac, an international development consulting company working on agricultural solutions to hunger & poverty are still trying to fill this Digital Communications Specialist post – proficiency with Drupal & Adobe Connect required; foreign language skills and facility with Adobe Creative Suite would be seen as pluses.

5) The Mortgage Bankers Association seeks Senior Communications Specialist (scroll to find) for a wide range of writing, social media & content development duties; 5-7 years experience in either public affairs or journalism will merit you for consideration.

6) Armed Forces Services Corp. Social Media Communications Manager

7-9) Brookings Institution
10) Chesapeake Bay FoundationGraphic Designer (scroll to find) – Annapolis, MD - apply by July 3

11) CVSExecutive Advisor, Government Affairs – DC, Virginia Beach, Boston, New York or Cumberland, RI

12-14) DDC Public Affairs (scroll to find)
15) Dept. of DefensePublic Affairs Specialist – Fort Meade, MD – apply by July 1

16) Fannie MaeCommunications Specialist

17) FEMAPublic Affairs Specialist – $107k-$139k – apply by June 26 or by the day 200th application is received

18-20) Georgetown University
21-23) Hill+Knowlton
24-31) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or other location as noted)
32) NeighborWorks America National Public Affairs and Communication Advisor – apply by June 28

33) Public Service Enterprise GroupSenior Manager, Federal Affairs & Policy

34) Smithsonian InstitutionAssociate Director for External Affairs supporting the National Museum of African American History & Culture – $121k-$183k – apply by July 1

35) Washington Legal FoundationCommunications Director

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Those Three Little Words

Today, DCPA+CJ is all about those three little words we all long to hear: work in progress.  Oh wait, that's a phrase that hurried, harried & hustling job-seekers likely don't want to hear, but that won't change the fact that today's set will come to you in bits & pieces [all done now; see you tomorrow]

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association is in search mode for an Analyst, Government Affairs to monitor, research & report on state-level legislative & regulatory developments – 1-3 years’ experience with state legislative and/or regulatory process required; understanding of healthcare and/or pharma issues strongly preferred.

Dept. of DefenseState Legislative Affairs Specialist supporting the Federal Voting Assistance Program – $76k-$118k – apply by June 29

Corporation for Enterprise DevelopmentSenior Policy Manager (scroll to find) – at least two years of policy analysis experience in asset building, consumer finance, economic development, entrepreneurship, affordable housing, or related field desired.

Arlington CountyDigital Communications Specialist – $48k-$90k – working knowledge of mainstream social media, graphics & content management systems required – apply by June 25 

Center for Effective GovernmentCommunications Director – $65k-$80k – seeking candidates with 7+ years' experience working in a communications field, with a demonstrated ability to expand an organization’s reach in the media.

Capitol Hill
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ViolencePress Secretary – seeking candidates with 5-7 years of experience working in a press operation for a federal or state elected official, on a political campaign, at a PR firm, an advocacy group, or in a rapid response/oppositional research environment.

Fleishman Hillard seeks Senior Account Exec to join their VOX Global affiliate, as well as Fall 2015 Interns in these specialties: Digital & SocialManagementBusiness DevelopmentPublic Relations – Internship application deadline is July 10

Support Our Aging Religious, a grant-funding organization helping Catholic religious congregations in the in the care of their elderly and infirm members, seeks Communications Coordinator with 2-3 years relevant experience – $18-$20/hr

PCIA/The Wireless Infrastructure AssociationCommunications Director – minimum of 5-8 years of experience in media relations, marketing communications, or as a writer/editor within a high-paced, high-volume environment desired.

AdferoAccount Supervisor/Senior AS – your buy-in for all-pull-together Harambee ethic appears to be a must

National Partnership for Women & Families (scroll to find)
Harris Corp.PAC Administrator – seeking candidates with 3+ years of related work experience, including background in congressional affairs, fund raising, PAC administration, or the defense industry – can also search here, using Washington, DC location or req ID CHQ20151606-5240

Jewish Social Service Agency
National Association of Insurance & Financial AdvisorsDirector of Government Relations – 3-5 years of experience in legislative/government affairs required; JD or other applicable advanced degree preferred, as is background in financial services

We haven’t checked in on the National Wildlife Federation since early March, so some of these may not be super-fresh:
Ebay seeks Associate Manager, External Affairs to support government affairs activities related to their popular PayPal subsidiary

Medical & pharma giant Baxter seeks Director, Federal Legislative Affairs & Alliance Development  with experience working as a congressional aide or related experience and ideally currently in an external lobbyist role
more to come OK, we're done –