Friday, October 30, 2015

Popular Public Affairs Job Blog Returns After Brief Hiatus; Anxious Job Seekers along with Fans of Mild Diversions & Self-absorbed Chatter Enthusiasts Nationwide Rejoice!

OK – so we're back after a super-busy (sorry we skipped Wednesday!) trip to Atlanta, a town we find generally fun, albeit mystifyingly laid out.  Thanks to our always-preferred hotel choice in the ATL, the Marriott Marquis,  and to dependable & low-stress Southwest Airlines, for their important roles in our trip – and a shout-out to the weirdly-named but really fun restaurant Two Urban Licks, which we never skip on our occasional trips there.

1-2) Fresh opportunities with the Data Quality Campaign, a group working to increase public understanding and usage of education data:
3) We have it on good authority that the American Association of University Professors is still in search mode for a Media & Communications Strategist with demonstrated media relations & social media strategy skill sets – $52k

4) Stand for Children, a group working to ensure that all children graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, a college education, seeks Chicago-based Policy Manager with strong writing and analytical skills, as well as a demonstrated understanding of education policy and Illinois state politics

5) The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank focusing on the intersection of technological innovation and public policy, is seeking a Communications & Admin Intern for the upcoming spring semester, starting in Jan. 2016.

6-7) NAFSA: Association of International Educators
8) Streetwise Media has passed along this Editorial Intern opportunity of the unpaid variety supporting their DC Inno property covering the local tech & innovation scene – note: it appears you must create an account to see the opportunity – edit: this link is now fully accessible/viewable without registering.

9) Advancement ProjectCommunications Associate

10) American Psychological AssociationExecutive Director of Communications – search managed by Tuft & Associates

11-12) Brookings Institution
13-24) Capitol Hill
  • Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) – Press Assistant/Speechwriter
  • Unspecified House Committee, Democratic Staff Clerk/Administrator
  • Office of the CAOAdmin Specialist – $40k-$50k – apply today, Oct. 30
  • Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) – Intern
  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) – Intern – apply by Nov. 23
  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) – Intern
  • Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) – Intern – apply by Nov. 9
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) – Intern
  • Rep. David Scott (D-GA) – Intern
  • Committee on Education & the Workforce, Democratic StaffIntern – starting ASAP and Jan. 2016 opportunities available
  • Senior North Carolina RepublicanIntern
  • Western RepublicanIntern and Communications Intern
25) Financial Industry Regulatory AuthorityDirector, Media Relations

26-30) FP1 Strategies
31) Friedman Foundation for Educational ChoiceDirector of Development – Indianapolis, IN – search managed by Talent Market

32-36) Georgetown University
37) Heritage FoundationGraphic Designer

38-40) Kaiser Health News/California Healthline
41) MitreContent Specialist

42) National AquariumDirector of Major Gifts – Baltimore, MD

43-46) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
47) Ogilvy PRAccount Director, Social Change

48-50) Pew Charitable Trusts
51) Pew Research CenterResearch Analyst/Associate, President’s Office

52-53) Salem Media Group
54) SoujournersPress Coordinator

55) Trust for The National MallInterns (scroll to find) – various disciplines noted

56-57) … and finally: The Alaska SeaLife Center is the only permanent stranding facility for marine mammals in our 49th state – here’s your chance to join the crew in Seward, AK
Best wishes for a lovely Fall weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 
more to come OK, we're done –

Monday, October 26, 2015

Code Red

Comeback & drama at FedEx Field goes in favor of the locals yesterday; do you like that, Kirk?

And also from yesterday, of course, we have previously noted opportunities closing this week.

No new post tomorrow; see you again Wednesday.

1-2) The American Nurses Association tells us they are still seeking candidates for:
3-6) The New America Foundation is in search mode for these:
7) The T. Howard Foundation, a group working to diversify the media industry, has Media Intern posts available for Spring 2016; despite what’s noted in the link, we’re told that the deadline for minority college sophomores, juniors, seniors & grad students to apply is actually Dec. 1

8) American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsCommunications Intern – Durham, NC

9-11) Americans for Prosperity
12-15) Aspen Institute
16) Association of Catholic Colleges & UniversitiesProject Associate

17) Association of American Law SchoolsCommunications Intern and Legal Intern (scroll down)

18) City Kids Wilderness ProjectDirector of Development (pdf) – search managed by Commongod Careers

19) Consumer Electronics AssociationSenior Manager, Event Communications

20-21) Generation Opportunity (scroll to find) – searches managed by Freedom Partners Shared Services
22) Human Rights FirstInterns (scroll to find) – Jan.-May 2016 – DC & New York

23) Kaboom!Fundraising Intern – Jan.- May 2016

24-25) Lockheed Martin
26) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionPrincipal Public Affairs & Marketing Specialist – $57k-$98k

27) Moody’sAssistant Vice President/Media Relations Strategist – New York

28) Mystery employerPublic Relations Specialist – search managed by the BOSS Group

29) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteCommunications Manager

30) PETAMedia Liaison

31-36) Pew Charitable Trusts
37) Pew Research Center
38) Pharmacy Technician Certification BoardStrategic Alliances Associate

39) RaytheonCommunications Specialist

40) Sabin Vaccine InstituteChief Executive Officer – search managed by Korn Ferry

41) TrustifyPublic Relations Associate

42-46) WETA

Sunday, October 25, 2015

The Sunday Show

Programming note: due to travel-related obligations next week, we'll be posting on Monday, Wednesday & Friday, mainly in just-the-jobs mode.

And now on to your previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week. 

Catholic University
World Bank Communications OfficerOct. 26

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Corporation for National & Community Service Deputy Director, Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations – $107k-$117k – Oct. 27

UN World Food Programme – Communications OfficerOct. 27

Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryDirector of Federal RelationsOct. 28

United Way
Democracy AllianceProgram Associate, External RelationsOct. 30

Educators RisingCommunications ManagerOct. 30

FirstPic, Inc.Government Relations Coordinator – Gambrills, MD – Oct. 31

) League of Conservation Voters Major Gifts Officer – Oct. 31

National Immigration Law CenterMedia Relations Specialist – DC or Los Angeles, CA – Oct. 31

RAINN/Rape, Incest & Abuse National NetworkCommunications ManagerOct. 31

This week Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown return to Africa for a look at misunderstood-by-many Ethiopia.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Swamped, Thanks for Asking

The Herald GroupManager of Outreach – 1-3 years of communications experience at a think tank, association or in external affairs desired; public policy communications experience is a must

Sage Communications has let us now they’re especially interested in filling a Senior Account Exec (scroll to find) post – successful candidate will have 4-6 years of experience; agency and technology PR background a plus

Fresh opportunities per ReWork:
Advocacy & lobbying organization with a focus on international affairs – searches managed by our fiends at Brainstorm Creative Resources:
American University
We haven't had a chance to keep up the Oktoberfest etc. tally as well as we would like, but there is the Baltimore Craft Beer Festival on Oct. 24 in Baltimore, MD to note.  And Best wishes for a get-it-together and catch-all-your-s***-up weekend (well, we need one, at least) from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Doha, Kauai or Nassawadox

Some more to come [edit: all done now] on this lovely just-the-jobs Thursday.

1) ACLUCommunications Assistant – New York

2-4) Brookings Institution
5) Dept. of DefenseAssociate Director for External Affairs – $121k-$183k – apply by Nov. 24

6) Emerson Electric Corp.Manager, Government Relations (search DC location)

7) FINRAMedia Relations Specialist

8) Georgetown UniversityAssociate Director for Strategic Communications – Doha, Qatar

9) K&L GatesGovernment Affairs Specialist

10) Library of CongressLegislative Analyst – $76k-$99k – apply by Nov. 9

11) Marriott Corp. – Coordinator, Corporate Relations

12) Mystery medical research nonprofitDirector of Communications/Media Relations this appears to have been pulled or filled; check out other opportunities here – search managed by McKinley Marketing Partners

13) National Public RadioMedia Relations Specialist

14) Natural Resource Defense Council Oceans Policy Advocate/Attorney – DC or New York

15-23) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
24) Premier, Inc.Government Relations & Communications Associate

25) Ripple Effect CommunicationsCommunications Director

26) Sierra Club Deputy Press Secretary supporting the Beyond Coal campaign – Los Angeles, CA

27-28) World Resources Institute
29) AccentureContent Manager – Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA; New York; Chicago, IL; or Minneapolis; MN

30) Child TrendsDevelopment & Governance Associate (scroll to find)

31) Friends of the EarthDigital Communications Associate – DC or Berkley, CA

32-34) McKinney & Associates (scroll to find)
35-36) Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry
37) Unnamed Herndon-based agencySocial Media Specialist – temporary – to $22/hr – search managed by Creative Circle

38-39) U.S. Chamber of Commerce – opportunities supporting the Institute for Legal Reform
40-42) U.S. Soccer Foundation
43) Washington PostContent Strategist for the WaPo Brand Studio

44) World BankCommunications Officer – DC-based; Kuwait-focused – Arabic language skills required – apply by Nov. 12
more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Here It Is

Yes, we're late & we're blocked for a clever title after our brief hiatus.  Some good jobs, though – and again, a lot the direct-to-us variety, as well.

International healthcare innovation advocate & accelerator PATH is currently seeking a Policy &  Advocacy Officer supporting the Global Health Technologies Coalition, which is housed at PATH – prior work in global health advocacy, with an understanding of the multilateral advocacy landscape, is required.

Hamilton Place Strategies is looking to fill this Graphic Design Associate post as soon as possible; strong proficiency in design software, especially InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and other industry standard software required; facility with WordPress & Drupal also sought – see also main career page.

American Association for the Advancement of Science is actively seeking a Spring 2016 Science & Diplomacy Intern to conduct editorial, communications & admin tasks for their quarterly Science & Diplomacy – note: their direct links change when a new job is added, so you may have to scroll to find this one at some point.

Strategic communications cabal Crosscut Strategies seeks Vice President candidate with 10-12 years experience in political communications, press, or private sector media relations, including on-the-record experience; background  in health care or on health care-related issues, especially digital health, is a major plus.

kglobal is in search mode for an Account Director, Crisis Communications with at least 5-7 years in years in media relations, crisis communications, public affairs or strategic PR

We’re told that Millennial research and advocacy organization Young Invincibles is looking to fill these posts:
We have it on good authority that this part-time Web & Graphic Designer post with the Hannon Group (supporting DoE’s Sunshot Initiative) is not yet filled – advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop & the rest of Adobe Creative Suite required; previous work in Flash & ActionScript 2 or 3 a plus

American Osteopathic AssociationAssistant Director, Public Policy (scroll way down to find) – min.  three years on the staff of federal or state legislator and/or relevant experience with a health care association, federal or state health agency, or health policy analysis organization; Federal health IT policy and/or regulatory experience is a plus.

Capitol Hill
1105 Media seeks Government & Technology Reporter for their Federal Computer Week outlet

Montgomery County Dept. of Health & Human ServicesIntergovernmental Relations Legislative Analyst (search general professional category or use keyword IRC19525) – 5+ years professional experience in legislative liaison or lobbying work desired – apply by Nov. 5

KetchumSenior Manager, Research & Measurement – 8+ years of primary & secondary research experience should also include sample design knowledge.

Advancement Project
American Counseling Association seeks Marketing Communications Coordinator to help to market ACA's books, webinars, professional services, events & more.
Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity
Active MindsDevelopment Coordinator – strong proofreading, critical thinking, written & oral communications, customer service, organizational skills, technology competency & fundraising experience desired
Freedomworks (scroll to find)
Here’s a fresh Executive Director of Communications post supporting the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University – knowledge of the international affairs community and the ability to communicate complex research to policymakers, media & public audiences desired.

Discovery Communications – Silver Spring-based Event Planning Intern sought for Feb.-April term – New York-based Internships supporting Animal Planet also available on three-week-term basis during the Winter term

BAE Systems
New since our late-Sept. check-in with Hill+Knowlton Strategies, we see PR Fellow, Corporate Advisory and Fellow, Corporate Advisory & Design posts available – $15/hr – full time opportunities; available immediately

University of VirginiaDirector of Development, Medical Alumni – $100k-$115k – ideal candidate will have demonstrated major gifts fundraising success and experience supervising a staff – Charlottesville, Va.

Monday, October 19, 2015

It's Monday, and We've Got the Good Stuff for Your Job Search

Tuesday update: sorry, no post today – see you again Wednesday

A lot of super-great direct-to-us submissions (the first 10 employers noted, to be exact) in your Monday kickoff to the job-seek week set.  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week. 

PATH is an international organization that drives innovation to save lives & improve health, especially among women & children; your place in this lofty undertaking could be as Senior Communications Officer supporting a USAID project – demonstrated skill developing policy communication strategies to advance global health policy change particularly sought.

Crosscut Strategies seeks Director with 7-10 years of experience in political communications, press, or private sector media relations, including on-the-record experience; experience in health care arena, especially digital health, is a major plus.

The Capital Area Food Bank is actively seeking a Digital Marketing Strategist with experience in graphics, content management systems (Wordpress or Drupal preferred) email marketing campaigns – Development Coordinator post also noted – see also main career page.

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America is in search mode for a Communications Manager with PR, health policy, trade association or Capitol Hill experience, as well as exceptional organizational and project management skills.

Trust for America’s Health seeks a Health Policy and Communications Manager to work on policy development, public health research projects and write policy reports and other materials; minimum five years of professional research & writing experience desired.

The UN World Food Programme seeks to hire a Communications Officer to support WFP’s international communications activities. Seeking candidates with degree in journalism, communications or related field & at least three years of experience, preferably in the international development arena – consultant status – apply by Oct. 27

Burness Communications, a Bethesda-based firm company that partners with nonprofits worldwide on issues such as health, poverty, climate & education seeks highly-skilled Senior Graphic Designer to join their Washington Post-lauded crew.

The Glover Park Group seeks Vice President to join the firm’s Health+Wellness practice – experience running health communications campaigns at a leading public relations agency or large, global, publicly traded company will merit you consideration.

CAMRIS seeks Communications Specialist to support USAID  Expanding Monitoring & Evaluation Capacities efforts – candidates with 2-5 years relevant experience and who can write, edit & format documents for publication & know Adobe Connect move to the top of the pile – multiple Learning Fellow opportunities also available.

The big brains at the American Institute for Physics seek a Science Policy Associate (scroll to find) to monitor, analyze & report on federal science legislation, budget, policy, leadership & related matters. 

American University
National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsCommunications Assistant – seeking candidates with at least one year of communications or media relations experience; background in education policy, education reform, or on a campaign is a plus.

Parsons Corp. seeks Senior Public/Community Relations Specialist for a variety of internal and external communications, public relations, and marketing assignments requiring expert skills and a depth of experience. Excellent verbal and written communications skills

National Public Radio has just released numerous Intern opportunities for the Jan.-May term, mostly in DC, but we also see a few in New York, Chicago & Culver City, CA – a Nov. 1 application date appears to be predominant

Pew Charitable Trusts
Engine and power generations system stalwart Cummins, Inc. seeks Government Relations Specialist & PAC Manager with 1-3 years of relevant experience; ideally managing a political action committee.

To oppose and supplant the mythological narratives of the past, and the dogmas of the present, the world needs an institution devoted to promoting science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values: “that’s us,” says the Center for Inquiry, and if that’s you, as well, the role of President is available – apply by Nov. 20 – search managed by McCormack & Farrow

We referenced this Public Affairs Specialist (search DC location or use job # AHM0002FP) opportunity with Honda Motor Company w few weeks ago, and we just noticed it’s still showing as available.  So there you go.

B’nai B’rith InternationalMedia Relations Associate (scroll to find) – 1-2 years writing or other communications-related experience desired

Fleishman HillardSenior Vice President of External Affairs – ideal candidate will have 10+ years of external affairs experience in a range of government, association & PR agency settings

Civil War Trust

National Immigration Law CenterMedia Relations Specialist – 2-5 experience in communications or public relations desired; foreign language skills a plus – DC or Los Angeles, CA – apply by Oct. 31

American Statistical AssociationPublic Relations Coordinator – winning hire will have strong written & oral communication skills & high comfort level with new & changing communication technologies, including social media.

Volkswagen Group of AmericaAudi Experiential Marketing Specialist – your CV should show demonstrated success in areas relevant to major product launches, corporate/brand partnerships, CSR & integrated marketing campaigns that deliver on awareness & buzz.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Take Another Look at These

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Metropolitan Police Dept.Director of Communications – $107k-$150k – Oct. 19

Overseas Private Investment Corp. – Public Affairs Specialist/Staff Writer & Social Media – $52k-$82k – Oct. 19

Washington Area Women’s FoundationCommunications & Grants Manager (pdf) – Oct. 19

Union of Concerned Scientists
Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
British Embassy
 DHS/Customs & Border ProtectionPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – Oct. 22

HHS/Health Resources & Services AdministrationLegislative Analyst – $52k-$68k – Oct. 22

International Finance Corp.Head of Business CommunicationsOct. 22

League of Conservation Voters Ohio Campaigns Director – Columbus, OH – Oct. 22

Montgomery County Public Schools
Director, Public Information & Web ServicesOct. 22

Open Society Institute Events AssociateOct. 22

American Farm Bureau Federation Program Assistant (pdf) – Oct. 23 

Corporation for National & Community Service Senior Legislative Aide – $75k-$95k – Oct. 23

Ducks Unlimited
Senior Water Policy AdvisorOct. 23

George Mason UniversityDirector of Communications, Law SchoolOct. 23
Loudoun County Animal Services – Community Relations Manager – $44k-$63k – Waterford, Va. – Oct. 23

Senate Office of the Legislative CounselStaff Attorney – $76k – Oct. 23

University of Maryland Assistant Director of Development – College of Behavioral Sciences – $52k-$66k – Oct. 23

This week Anthony Bourdain & Parts Unknown take on funky, forward-moving & frustrating San Francisco.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Speaker ... You?

Friday a.m. update: prospects unclear; perhaps we'll post later today, or save what we have for Monday.

1) AARPDirector, Media Relations/Member Experience (scroll to find)

2) Amazon Conservation TeamDevelopment Officer (pdf)

3-10) American Diabetes Association
11) Atlas SocietyChief Executive Officer – DC or remote location – search managed by Talent Market

12) Capital OneDirector, Federal Government Relations

13) Center for Law & Social PolicySenior Policy Analyst, Youth Policy

14) CompTIAEmail Marketing Specialist – Downers Grove, IL

15-16) Corporation for National & Community Service
17) Drohan Management GroupCommunications Coordinator

18) Gabriel Marketing GroupMarketing Writer & Blogger – DC or Los Angeles, CA

19) Georgetown UniversityAssistant Director, Board Operations/Alumni Relations & Annual Fund

20) gmmbSenior Account Exec

21) Independent SectorAssociate, Strategy, Governance & Special Projects

22) Intelligence & National Security AlliancePresident – $165k-$185k – apply by Nov. 2

23) Maryland Dept. of Natural ResourcesSenior Legislative Fellow – $15/hr. – Jan.-May term – Annapolis, MD – apply by Oct. 27

24) Mystery communications agencySenior Public Relations Specialist – search managed by the Creative Group

25) Mystery Federal employer (or perhaps contractor) – Speech Writer/Web Content Manager – $25/hr

26) National Gay & Lesbian Task ForceField Organizer

27-29) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
30) National Council of Architectural Registration BoardsDirector, Marketing & Communications

31) National Hispanic Council on AgingPublic Policy Associate – part-time

32) National Kidney FoundationGovernment Relations Manager (scroll to find)

33) National Public RadioProduction Assistant for Weekend Edition

34) NCI Information SystemsMedia Relations Trainer – Secret clearance required

35-36) Polaris Project
37) Society for NeuroscienceWriting & Media Content Assistant

38) Texas Public Policy FoundationDirector of Donor Communications – Austin, TX – search managed by Talent Market

39) Unnamed national trade association representing the snow sports industryExecutive Assistant

40) WUSA-TVSocial Media Editor

41) … and finally: as House Republicans seek someone/anyone for the top job/cat-herder, someone has taken to Craigslist to assert that you need not be an elected House Representative in order to serve as Speaker – pay grade noted as $223k – and don’t forget to invite us to your victory reception.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

All the Excitement You Could Possibly Crave (or Krave)

Ebola rapid response!  Tales from the control tower!  The work hard, play harder ethos!  Jerky ambassadorship!  And a bunch of jobs!  It's all here on this action-packed Wednesday at DCPA+CJ.

Organization for International InvestmentDirector, Government Affairs – min. 5 years Capitol Hill experience required; previous engagement at a trade association or a government affairs firm is a plus.

Government relations & business advisory firm P.R. Quinlan seeks part-time Regulatory & Legislative Affairs Research Associate with extra-sharp research capabilities; experience with energy issues highly-valued – apply by Nov. 15 for this starting-in-January opportunity.  Note: look through all the comments at that link for correct submission address.

The Kaizen Company is recruiting for a Science/Technology Reporting & Public Relations Specialist (aka Senior Communications Specialist) to work with the USAID/Global Development Lab supporting Ebola Rapid Response and Resiliency efforts, which all sounds spectacularly engaging & exciting to us. 

Cornerstone Government Affairs seeks excellent writer, oral communicator, and multi-tasker for Associate post supporting senior staff.

Opportunities at Health Care Without Harm, proponent/advocate for environmentally responsible healthcare worldwide:
National Democratic InstituteCommunications & Government Relations Officer – excellent writing and graphic design skills a must; Capitol Hill & international development experience preferred.

American Society of Radiation OncologyDevelopment Manager – part-time – seeking candidates with 5 years’ experience in a professional fund raising role; prior association/foundation/medical specialty society experience preferred.

American Association of Naturopathic PhysiciansDirector of Marketing & Communications – minimum three years of relevant experience required; charitable foundation and health & wellness corporate supporter contacts a plus.

Here’s a very fresh Director of Marketing & Communications opportunity with the international development & microfinance stalwart Grameen Foundation – 8+ years of marketing & communications experience in nonprofit  advocacy, international affairs, technology for development and/or public policy arena desired.

Hank’s Oyster Bar-proximate & Metro-accessible Old Town location?  Check!  Tales of close calls & pressure-packed work environment for your members?  Check! You might be headed to Spain in 2016?  Check!  You are now cleared to apply for Communications Director with crew at the Air Control Association.

AllstateRegional Corporate Communications Specialist – 5-7 years experience in a communications or related role desired – Chantilly location

Capitol Hill
Jewish Federations of North AmericaDirector of Government Affairs – good contacts on Capitol Hill and with federal officials with jurisdiction over health & human services programs & funding will move your CV to the top of the pile.
US-China Business Council – Mandarin language skills deemed a plus for both of these:
Minority Business Development AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist / Student Trainee / Intern – $34k-$55k – apply by Oct. 19

Mystery DC membership association
seeks a Marketing & Communications Associate to join busy team – $45k-$50k – search managed by Contact1

Lockheed Martin
Loudoun County Animal Services, located near lovely Waterford, Va., is seeking a Community Relations Manager to oversee customer service, volunteer program, community outreach, education and marketing operations – $44k-$63k – apply by Oct. 23

IMA World HealthDirector of Communications – 5-10 years experience in the field of communications for an international development agency desired

Work hard, play harder ethos proudly noted in this list of opportunities in assorted big cities with bouncily-named Springbox Digital Partners; scroll to find DC-based Digital Copywriter post.

U.S. News & World Report
Climate AdvisorsForest Campaigner – 7-10 years campaign experience strongly preferred
… and finally: Dad was right, that Medieval Languages degree was a waste of your 5 years at [insert pricey & leafy liberal arts-focused campus here], which is why you’re actually interested in this part-time Brand Ambassador gig foisting KRAVE Jerky on a snack-ready public to the tune of $16/hr.  Of course, none of the foregoing means we wouldn’t be happy getting some free samples of this fine Vernon Davis-approved product should you snag this post.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Tuesday Special: Media Relations & Communications

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we once again drill down on communications and media relations posts with non-profit, governmental & corporate employers.

Aerojet RocketdyneCommunications Analyst – Arlington or Gainesville, Va.

American Society for HematologyCommunications Manager (scroll to find)

Arc Aspicio Communications Associate 

Association of Public Health LaboratoriesSenior Specialist, Communications

Baltimore City Community CollegeDirector for Media & Community Relations (pdf) – $78k-$88k – Baltimore, MD

BRTRC Federal SolutionsCommunications Coordinator

Center on Budget & Policy PrioritiesVice President for Communications – search managed by Ettleson & Associates 

Colonial Williamsburg FoundationDirector, Public Relations – Williamsburg, Va.

DHS/Customs & Border ProtectionPublic Affairs Specialist – $76k-$99k – apply by Oct. 22

EDEN’sCommunications Manager

Educators RisingCommunications Manager – apply by Oct. 30

Embassy of the Republic of IraqMedia & Communications Coordinator – Arabic language skills preferred

Foundation for Biomedical ResearchPublic Relations/Media Specialist

Hearth, Patio & Barbeque AssociationSenior Manager of Communications – search managed by Staffing Advisors 

IBMExternal Communications Professional

Ikun LLCCommunications & Outreach Lead

International Finance Corp.Head of Business Communications – apply by Oct. 22

Invero GroupCommunications Specialist – contract status; 9-month term – $37/hr

Johns Hopkins UniversityCommunications Specialist, Medical School – $40k-$55k – Baltimore, MD

Koniag Technology SolutionsCommunications Specialist – Top Secret clearance required

MedStar Health Research InstituteCommunications & Marketing Coordinator

Metropolitan Police Dept.Director of Communications – $107k-$150k – apply by Oct. 19

Mystery employerCommunications Specialist – contract status – search managed by Dixon Hughes Goodman 

Mystery international communications providerCommunications Specialist – Baltimore, MD – search managed by Profiles

National Council for Behavioral HealthMedia Relations Manager

National Institutes of HealthCommunications Specialist – $90k-$118k – apply today, Oct. 13

Permanente Medical GroupCommunications Specialist

Structured Finance Media GroupCommunications & Media Manager

Total WineDirector of Public Relations & Community Relations

University of MarylandAssistant Director, Communications & Media Relations supporting the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences – apply by Nov. 2

University of Virginia Health SystemMarketing/PR Specialist – Charlottesville, Va. 

U.S. Postal ServiceWellness Communications Specialist – $62k-$106k – apply by Oct. 14

USRADirector, External Communications – Columbia, MD

Visual Arts Center of RichmondMarketing & Communications Manager (scroll to find) – Richmond, Va.

Washington Area Women’s FoundationCommunications & Grants Manager (pdf) – apply by Oct. 19

World Wildlife FundSpecialist, Media & External Affairs

WyleCommunications Coordinator – Lexington Park, MD

Youth Service America Director of Communications

Monday, October 12, 2015


For the Columbus Day (or Indigenous People's Day in a growing number of precincts),  holiday,  we have a mainly just-the-jobs edition for you.  And, of course, previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1-2) We have it on good authority that the American Nurses Association is still seeking candidates for these:
3) CTIA-The Wireless Association is actively seeking an Associate or Manager, Communications with some experience in public relations, corporate social responsibility, cause marketing environment and/or marketing, preferably in a telecommunications corporate setting

4) GovDelivery is looking to add a Market Development Strategist – 3+ years of market development experience plus knowledge & understanding of the Federal market will merit you consideration – see what they’re all about here

5) Louis Berger & Associates
6) ACLUIntern, National Prison Project – Spring 2016; Jan. start preferable

7) Alice Ferguson FoundationCommunity Outreach Coordinator – low $30k

8) ALS AssociationPublic Policy Associate

9) American College of Obstetricians & GynecologistsDirector, Political Advocacy

10) American Fisheries Society Director of Communications & Marketing

11-12) American Physical Society
13) Association of Governing Boards of Universities & CollegesVice President, Communications & Marketing – also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Trusteeship

14) Averett UniversityDirector of Marketing & Communications – Danville, Va.

15-16) Chesapeake Bay Foundation
17) Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in WashingtonResearch Associateupdate: the folks from CREW have let us know that this post has been filled.

18-21) Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
22) Council for Advancement & Support of EducationCommunications Specialist/Writer-Editor

23) Council of Independent CollegesVice President for Development

24) Entrepreneurs’ OrganizationSenior Vice President, Strategic Communications

25-27) Environment America
28) George Washington UniversitySenior Communications & Outreach Associate

29-30) League of Conservation Voters
31) National Sustainable Agriculture CoalitionGrassroots Intern and Policy Intern (scroll to find) – Winter/Spring 2016.

32) Rainforest TrustPublic Relations Manager – Warrenton, Va. – apply by Dec. 6

33-34) Save the Children
35) Southern Environmental Law CenterProgram Communications Manager – Charleston, SC

36) Young InvinciblesCommunications Director (pdf)

37) Waterkeepers ChesapeakeCampaign & Communications Manager

38) World Resources InstituteCommunications Coordinator