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.

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Gordon said...

Crosscut Strategies, LLC - Vice President

Crosscut Strategies, a strategic communications firm working with start-ups, large companies, & non-profits in tech, health care, & other sectors, is seeking a Vice President to join team. VP will be responsible for overseeing client accounts, and managing all aspects of the account, including day-to-day interactions, strategic planning, media relations & crisis communications.

Ideal candidate will have 10-12 years experience in political communications, press, or private sector media relations, including on-the-record experience. Experience in health care or on health care-related issues, especially digital health, is a major plus.

Great opportunity for a motivated, capable & smart candidate to be a part of a small team at a growing firm. Many of our clients are high-growth start-ups, and like them, we keep the hierarchies flat and the fun and satisfaction high. We trust our employees to find the best way to get the work done & our office has many cool places to do just that. We work hard, but take breaks to debate music, points of grammar, best places to eat in DC & which YouTube videos of baby animals are the cutest. Seriously.

Mandatory Skills and Qualifications
• Experience leading client relationships, providing smart strategic counsel to executives & working across client organizations to deliver results.
• Proven ability to deliver strategic, integrated public affairs plans that utilize latest approaches.
• Clear track record of producing deliverables that are fully client-ready.
• Excellent writing/editing skills.
• Experience managing a team & working with clients or other top-level stakeholders.
• Previous work experience in campaigns, advocacy, strategic communications, or related field.
• Significant on-the-record experience, good relationships with the media & experience developing relationships w/ reporters.
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Advanced proficiency with all standard professional software.
• Strong organizational abilities and attention to detail.

Desired Skills and Qualifications
• Experience producing materials for public distribution, conducting policy/media research, overseeing vendors/outside contractors & coordinating media events.
• Experience in private sector, either with a communications firm or individual company.
• Experience using social media campaigns.
• Strong familiarity with the health care & tech sectors as well as federal and/or state policymaking processes.
• Experience working in a client-facing role for a communications firm managing multiple accounts, similar experience in an alternate setting, or experience working in the private sector.

Responsibilities include:
• Management of multiple staff overseeing a range of client accounts.
• Coordinating across team to ensure that staff and internal resources are being used effectively, long- and short-term projects are on track & clients are receiving exceptional service.
• Providing expert strategic guidance and insight to clients & colleagues.
• Representing the client to media & other stakeholders, including serving as an on-the-record spokesperson.
• Developing/implementing comprehensive communication strategies to support client goals, including public policy campaigns, corporate & business communications, consumer media engagement, etc.
• Drafting/editing press releases, fact sheets, speeches, talking points & other communications documents.
• Researching issues, policy developments & media coverage of targeted topics, and distilling this research into clear, concise memos and reports for clients.
• Participating in new business development.
• Supervising mid-level and junior staff & assisting w/ professional development.

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