Wednesday, December 30, 2015

And that's it for 2015

1) Al-Arabiya News ChannelCameraperson/Editor – $65k-$70k – Arabic languages skills not a requirement for position

2) Audubon SocietyDevelopment Officer – New York

3) Baltimore City Health Dept.Communications Specialist (pdf) – Baltimore, MD – see also main career page

4-5) BCS Inc. – opportunities supporting Dept. of Energy client
6-8) Booz Allen Hamilton
9-12) Capitol Hill
13) Center for Diversity in the EnvironmentExecutive Director – location flexible – search managed by Koya Leadership Partners

14-16) Center for Environmental Health & Justice (scroll to find)
17) City of Virginia BeachMedia & Communications Coordinator (go to search postings, search again without specifying categories, then scroll to find) – $49k starting – apply by Jan. 10

18-19) Hamilton Place Strategies (scroll to find)
20) Hudson InstituteInterns (scroll to find)

21) KB ConceptsPR/Social Media Coordinator – part-time

22) MicrosoftSenior Communications Manager – Redmond, WA

23) Mystery financial services corporationCommunications Specialist – contract status – search managed by Profiles

24) National Building MuseumInterns, Summer 2016 – apply by Mar. 15

25) National Fair Housing AllianceDirector of Communications – apply by Feb. 1

26-27) Public Religion Institute
28) Pulmonary Hypertension AssociationSpecial Events Manager

29) Truth InitiativeDigital Copywriter

30) U.S. Army Corps of EngineersPublic Affairs Specialist – apply by Jan. 12

31) WashingtonExecFreelance Reporter

32) and, finally: normally, we’d hide doomsaying like nobody is hiring …. but Nobody really is hiring, as evidenced by the multiple opportunities available at this otherwise opaque brand/media/social cabal.

33) and, finally, part 2: Modern Luxury, the self-assessed largest publisher of regional magazines in the country, seeks Office Manager/Marketing Coordinator for their DC edition, who bring you these appropriately-luxe New Year’s Eve dining choices, although you probably won’t be able to watch Bama/MSU while enjoying your pumpkin-chestnut soup, fried oyster trio, butternut squash ravioli & Maine lobster at Juniper.

And that's it for 2015 at DCPA+CJ, with 272 posts in the book – we'll see you again with a deadlines-approaching set on Sunday, January 3 [edit: we couldn't wait, so Jan. 1].  We hope you have a safe and as-festive-as-you-desire New Year's Eve, and best wishes for a lovely 2016 from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Health, Families, Defense & Trust

1) The 30 for 30 Campaign  advocates for the unique  needs  of  women  living  with  and  affected  by  HIV,  including  transgender  women. They’re actively seeking candidates for a starting-January Public Health Communications Intern (pdf) post supporting the team for 5-8 hours per week – best suited for individuals working  toward  grad  degree  in  public  health or public  policy.

2) American Public Health AssociationExecutive Assistant – $60k-$65k – apply by Jan. 3

3-4) Animal Legal Defense FundDirector of Communications (pdf) – Los Angeles or San Francisco, CA, or New York – search managed by Sterling│Martin Associates

5) Bureau of Economic AnalysisPublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$139k – apply by Jan. 11

6) Capitol Associates, Inc.Legislative Interns, Summer 2016 – apply by Mar. 15

7-9) CNN
10-11) Conservation International
12) Consumers UnionCommunications Associate, Energy Policy

13) Families USADevelopment Officer

14) Federal Railroad AdministrationGovernmental Affairs Specialist – $63k-$99k – apply by Jan. 5

15) Fleishman HillardSenior Account Exec, Public Affairs supporting their VOX Global affiliate

16) FTI ConsultingStrategic  Communications Intern – Summer 2016 – apply by Jan. 31

17) General MillsGovernment Relations Executive Assistant

18) Humane Society Wildlife Land TrustPresident

19-20) The Israel Project (scroll to find)
21) Kennedy Kreiger InstituteCommunications & Social Media Coordinator – Baltimore, MD

22) MacArthur FoundationCommunications Assistant – Chicago, IL

23) Missile Defense AgencyLegislative Affairs Officer – $76k-$118k – Top Secret clearance required – apply by Dec. 30

24) Molina HealthcareLegislative Assistant

25-27) National Public Radio
28) National Society of Collegiate ScholarsManager, Alumni Engagement (pdf)

29) Natural Products AssociationCommunications Manager

30-38) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
39-40) New America Foundation
41) New York City Police FoundationDirector of Development & Events – New York – search managed by Sandler Search

42) Rare ConservationDirector, Prospect & Donor Research

43) SEIUPolitical Capacity Specialist

44) Trust for Public LandSenior Legislative Representative

45) U.S. News & World ReportSenior Editor, International Education

Monday, December 28, 2015

Short Week, Great Jobs

Welcome back for another shortened week of DCPA+CJ programming, likely running Monday thru Wednesday, in (mostly) just-the-jobs mode.  We see some great jobs available though, even in this somewhat less-busy, but cheerful-for-us, week in many workplaces around town.  And, don't forget this light set of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1) CLS Strategies has recently put the call out for Managing Director (7-10 years public affairs-related experience desired ) and Managing Associate (3-6 years) positions.

2) The Center for the Study of Social Policy is in search mode for multiple Program/Research Assistants (pdf) with strong research, analysis & communications skill-sets, as well as an interest in efforts to create pathways out of poverty for children, youth and families.

3) Residential & retail developer/operator EDENS is has reactivated a search for a Communications Manager with at least 8 years of relevant experience – local properties (of their dozens nationwide) include Union Market and the Mosaic District

4) Public sector cloud software/communications platform GovDelivery seeks whip-smart Marketing Manager with 3+ years applicable experience to join their 2015 Washington Post top workplace-lauded group – apply by Jan. 7

5-6) The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is actively seeking candidates to join their Capitol Hill-based cadre:
7) Start getting your application materials together for this Food & Drug Admin./Nat'l Academy of Medicine Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship that opens to aspirants starting Jan. 4 – specialties include compliance & enforcement, health communication & education, management, regulations, policy & science – one year term, starting Sept. 2016 – to $95k – apply by Mar. 1

9) Advisory Council on Historic PreservationPublic Affairs Specialist – $90k-$139k – apply by Jan. 18

10) American Medical Informatics AssociationStrategic Communications Specialist (scroll to find)

11) American Nurses AssociationDevelopment Associate

12-13) American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
14) Apollo Education GroupCommunications Manager – best known as the University of Phoenix folks

15-17) Better Markets
18) Center for the Study of Social PolicyProgram/Research Assistants (pdf)

19-20) Council on Foreign Relations – New York
21) Credit Union National AssociationDeputy Chief Advocacy Officer

22) George Washington UniversityMarketing Associate, School of Business – apply by Jan. 1

23-24) Hill+Knowlton Strategies – New York
25) Howard UniversityPublic Affairs Assistant,  WHUR-FM (scroll to find, or used advanced search and job ID 30741)

26-27) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
28) Lockheed-MartinCommunications Lead, Strategic & Missile Defense Systems

29) Mystery educational non-profitCommunications Coordinator – $40k-$45k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

30) Mystery employerPolitics & Government Outreach Associate – $25+/hr – search managed by Hire Counsel

31) National Association of County & City Health OfficialsDirector, Media & Public Relations – $80k-$84k – apply by Jan. 15

32) O’Melveny & Myers LLPDirector of Global Communications

33) National Council on AgingDigital Communications Specialist

34) National Science FoundationCommunications Specialist supporting the Division of Industrial Innovation & Partnerships – $76k-$118k – apply by Jan. 5

35) Open Government PartnershipEvents Associate – apply by Jan. 15

36) Price Benowitz LLPDigital Content Manager – $35k-$45k

37) Secular Coalition of AmericaInterns, Spring 2016 (scroll down) – apply by Jan. 11

39) TransLang, LTDMedia & Communications Specialist – $53k – foreign language skills a plus

39-40) University of Maryland
41) Women for Women InternationalDirector of Development/Foundational & Non-Government Grants

42) World BankCommunications Associate supporting the Independent Evaluation Group – apply by Jan. 5

43-44) … and finally – we got a smile when we stumbled onto the 404/error page of the American Gaming Association, who are also hoping to hit the jackpot on these opportunities (scroll to find):

Sunday, December 27, 2015

As you would expect...

... there aren't a lot of previously noted opportunities slated to close in the upcoming week running through New Year's.  See you with some fresh material tomorrow.

Federal Communications CommissionWeb Content Specialist – $76k-$99k – Dec. 28 

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by Ohio location)
Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Relations Officer – $76k-$139k – Dec. 30

National Community Reinvestment Corporation – Regional OrganizerDec. 31

United Way
Whole FoodsPublic Relations ManagerDec. 31

Aerospace Industries Association – Communications Staffer (scroll to find) to support the Team America Rocketry Challenge – Feb.-June, 2016 – Jan. 1

Union of Concerned Scientists Policy Analyst, Clean Vehicles Program – high $50k – DC or Cambridge, MA – Jan. 3

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Wrapping Up

Best wishes for a lovely Christmas and refreshing holiday break from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. We'll be back Sunday with the usual closing-this-week roundup, and again w/ new material on Monday.

Reading is Fundamental has the call out for a Communications Specialist with at least 2-3 years of relevant experience that demonstrate exceptional writing/editing & research skills

The Eurasia Foundation is actively seeking candidates for full-time & paid Communications Intern post – social media, Drupal & Adobe Creative Suite experience desired – apply by Jan. 6

Numerous DC-based Intern posts recently added by our friends at the British Embassy – mid-Feb. to mid-May term – also available in New York; Cambridge, MA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Miami, FL; Houston, TX; and Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA – apply by Jan 4. 

Truth InitiativeSocial Media Specialist – 5-7 years of experience in advertising, communications, marketing, new media or public relations

The namesake for global engineering, strategic & environmental consultancy Ricardo is founder Sir Harry Ricardo, a noted innovator in auto, tank & aircraft engine design – carry on his work as a sales-focused Director, Government Relations, employing a hunter mentality for new sales & business development work. 

Georgetown University
Federal Communications CommissionWeb Content Specialist – $76k-$99k – apply by Dec. 28

Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Relations Officer – $76k-$139k – apply by Dec. 30

Government Accountability OfficePublic Affairs Analyst – DC or other location possible – $74k-$118k – duties include editorial management of the International Journal of Government Auditing – apply by Jan. 11

Dept. of Homeland SecurityCommunications Analyst supporting the DHS OIG – $52k-$68k – apply by Jan 12 

Library of CongressLegislative Information Specialist – $52k-$68k – apply by Jan. 13

Global Impact
MSL Group Social & Digital Content Specialist – 2+ years social media experience desired along with SEO, SEM & ORM skill-sets – similar opportunities available for folks who are fluent in French and German

UberContent Marketing Manager – 2+ years experience developing strategy and managing social content for a brand desired – more posts available in their DC offices

District Communications Group (scroll to find first three listings)
ICMA-RC Social Media Specialist – 5+ years corporate communications/marketing experience desired, preferably related to financial services arena.

SEED FoundationManager of Fund Development & Communications Operations (pdf) – seeking candidates with a minimum of 3 years in a sophisticated development operation

Capitol Hill
Griffin & Co. Media Relations Intern – Jan-May/June term – $13/hr 

University of VirginiaSenior Marketing Writer – $65k-$80k – 4-7 years of experience writing in multiple formats desired – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It's the Giving Season

... as in annual giving, development, fundraising, etc., with this just-the-jobs set featuring a higher-than-usual proportion of jobs (nearly half, it looks like) in the advancement/giving sphere.

1) America’s Promise Alliance is looking for a Media & External Relations Manager with at least three years of related work experience, as well as a strong interest in the youth development & education field.

2) Better Medicare Alliance, a coalition of health plans, providers, advocates & beneficiaries dedicated to supporting Medicare Advantage programs, seeks Senior Policy Associate with 4-6 years of healthcare-related Capitol Hill, association, consulting, legislative or policy experience

3-4) United Nations Foundation
5) American Institutes for ResearchRegional Communications Specialist, Latin America & Caribbean – fluency in Spanish required; French desired – location flexible

6-9) American Society of Civil Engineers
10) Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Va.Director of Communications

11-12) Committee for Economic Development
13) Coptic OrphansDonor Relations Director

14) Glover Park GroupVice President, Health Content

15) Grameen FoundationLead, Institutional Relations

16) We just stumbled on these Development & Donor Research Associate and Government Relations Research Associate posts with Global Solutions, which are internships sporting a $15/day Metro & lunch stipend and a Jan. 4 start date, so they may already be full up at this point.

17) Human Rights CampaignFederal Club Coordinator

18-19) InterAction (scroll to find)
20) Kennedy Center for the Performing ArtsAssistant, Annual Giving Services

21-23) Lupus Foundation
24-25) Mathematical Association of America
26) McKessonSenior Manager, Corporate Public Affairs

27-28) National Breast Cancer Coalition
29) ONE CampaignPolicy Director, Global Health

30) Open Society FoundationsDirector of Development – Baltimore, MD – apply by Jan. 25

31-32) Sidwell Friends School
33) Special Olympics Web Publishing Assistant – part-time/temporary – see also main career page

Monday, December 21, 2015

Your pre-holiday slide begins now

We'll be posting today (well, that's pretty apparent), as well as Tuesday & Wednesday as we head towards a we-hope-it's-happy holiday for all you, as well as this crew, and these guys, too.  A preponderance of direct-to-us submissions (Herald through Rubin) noted in this shortest-day-of-the-year set.

The Herald Group is actively seeking Public Affairs Director candidates with 3-7 years of communications experience; PR agency or press secretary experience is a plus.

Sunshine SachsAccount Manager and Account Exec (scroll to find) opportunities available for passionate, PR-experienced candidates with solid media relations skill-sets.

Despite the posting date noted on the description, we’re told that SEIU is still looking for applicants for this Senior Digital Coordinator post – 5-7 years of work in media relations, public affairs, campaign communications, and use of web sites, email & other internet communications tools for advocacy desired.

Green Seal, a non-profit eco-labeling group, seeks Vice President of Communications with relevant communications/press secretary, PR agency, non-profit, or journalism experience required – $100k-$120k – apply by Jan. 15

Fresh opportunities via ReWork:
Rubin Meyer CommunicationsCommunications Intern (scroll to find) – part-time opportunity; we're also told it is a paid position – ideally suited to current undergraduate/graduate student in public relations, communications, media, journalism, or related program.

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist/Rollout Coordinator – $76k-$118k – apply by Dec. 25

Association management group Coulter Companies seeks Manager, Strategic Communications with 3 - 5 years of professional experience working in corporate and/or nonprofit communications

New since our mid-November check-in with Burson-Marsteller:
Here’s a pretty fresh Communications Intern opportunity supporting the Capital Area Food Bank – preference for candidates who are working towards communications, public relations, journalism or related degree.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

This Set Goes to 11

Eleven jobs from eight employers is all we have in the previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week department.  We sincerely hope Santa (or whoever) is is more generous to you than that.

Catholic University Web Content Coordinator, Law School (pdf) – Dec. 21

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
American Association of State Highway & Transportation OfficialsCommunications SpecialistDec. 22

Smithsonian Enterprises
British Embassy
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$99k – Dec. 23

Dept. of Housing & Urban DevelopmentPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the HUD OIG – $107k-$139k – Dec. 24

National Park ServiceLegislative Affairs Researcher -– $52k-$82k – Dec. 24

Friday, December 18, 2015

We Blame the Elf

... specifically, the Troegs Mad Elf we partook in at last night's holiday fun at Rustico; that's where we're laying the blame for our late Friday arrival.

Child Trends is looking to bring on a Communications/Digital Media Intern for the Jan.-June 2016 term – part-time; $12/hour – experience with WordPress CMS & social media applications preferred – see also main career page

Breastcancer.orgDirector of Capital Development & Growth – seeking an exceptional track record of leading, developing, and executing fundraising initiatives in a complex, multidisciplinary organization – Philadelphia, PA – search managed by ReWork – apply by Jan. 11

Centrist Democratic-leaning public policy group Third Way is actively recruiting for:
American University
British Embassy
…. and finally, Avondale, PA and all things chantrelle, shitake & enoki are in your future as Communications Manager for American Mushroom Institute – duties include oversight of Mushroom News

Best wishes for a reasonably relaxed final Christmas shopping weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Summoning Holiday Spirits

Before you dive into this (still-evolving now all done) mostly just-the-jobs set, we'll remind you of tonight's chance to jump-start your holiday spirit by sampling some rare & special holiday spirits (well, beers & ales, actually), at the 9th Annual Festivus throwdown at Rustico Alexandria – details & featured brews & snacks noted here (scroll down) and via Facebook.

1) AARP looks to enlist a Senior Writer/Editor (scroll to find) to join their Policy, Research & International team – your 5-8 years of writing/editing experienced will look even better if supplemented by knowledge about aging policy or journalism experience in related areas.

2) Via Monday’s comments field, the Center for Food Safety alerts us to this DC-based one-year paid Communications Intern opportunity that would be a good fit for individuals with interest in sustainable agriculture and food-related issues – and, for your dream-fulfillment needs, we see Hawaii-based Intern posts, as well.

3) NJI Media is looking to fill multiple Account Manager positions suited to digital- savvy candidates with 1-3 years of experience on a team creating for technology-, design-, or communications-focused projects – Old Town, Alexandria location

4) Union Privilege Digital Project Manager (scroll to find) – background should include at least 2 years work involving all facets of digital communications channels & advertising, including strategies, mobile, design, analytics & measurement.

5) Our friends at the Wilderness Society are in search mode for a Digital Content Producer with at least 3-5 years of experience working in web editorial management & content strategy; proficiency with CMS applications such as Drupal & Convio desired – see also main career page

6) American Podiatric Medical AssociationPublic Relations Specialist

7) American Roentgen Ray SocietyCommunications Manager – Leesburg, Va.

8-9) BerlinRosen
10-13) Brookings Institution
14) Congressional Budget OfficeCommunications Intern – Summer 2016 – $16-$25/hr – apply by Feb. 29

15) Dept. of Housing & Urban DevelopmentPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the HUD OIG – $107k-$139k – apply by Dec. 24

16) Dept. of the NavyMarketing Assistant supporting Fleet and Family Readiness programs – $15-$19/hr – Indian Head, MD – apply by Dec. 18

17) Food & Drug AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $76k-$118k – apply by Jan. 4

18-19) Georgetown University
20) International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists & Allied CraftsAssistant Political/Legislative Director

21) Mercatus Center at George Mason University – Senior Director of Communications & Marketing – search managed by Talent Market

22) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Digital Communications Coordinator

23-34) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
35) St. John’s CollegeChief Communications Officer – Annapolis, MD – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Wealth, Mercy, Hospitality & War

Alexandria City Public SchoolsWriter/Public Relations Professional (go to support staff type, then support professionals/analysts) – contract/casual status – $32-$39/hr – at least 2 years of experience in public education & media relations work preferred

MLT equips high potential minorities with the winning playbook & personalized coaching that allows them to reach their full leadership potential & maximize their community impact – scroll for find Director, Alumni Engagement and Digital Content Producer posts, as well as a broad selection of management, operations & program support opportunities.

Community Wealth Partners seeks Communications Manager to join the described-to-us as super-smart people there working to help nonprofits realize their visions for social change – strong writing & analytical skills are musts

The National Democratic Institute is actively seeking candidates for Government Relations & Communications Intern/Project Assistant – paid position – best suited to individuals with educational or professional background in political science, democracy assistance, international relations, international development, interactive communications or related topics.

The National Wildlife Federation is seeking a Communications Manager to support the Choose Clean Water Coalition – Annapolis, MD

John Snow, Inc./JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. are public health management consulting & research organizations dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world; your role in this worthy enterprise could be Communications Productions Manager or as Senior Communications Specialist, the latter of which sports an apply today, Dec. 16 deadline

Capitol Hill
Communications Workers of America seeks Digital Media Associate to support organizing efforts at T-Mobile with at least 5 years of demonstrated campaign experience in digital media advocacy work

Society for Human Resource ManagementMedia Affairs Specialist – minimum of three years’ experience in a media relations or public relations capacity desired

Atlantic Media
Mercy CorpsSenior Policy Researcher & Writer – seeking candidates with 5-10 years relevant experience in the public policy and international development arenas; familiarity with humanitarian and development field work, the US government and Congress, the international humanitarian system, and/or development-related advocacy preferred.

Charles Koch Institute – see also main career page
Mystery global hospitality companySenior Manager of Corporate Affairs – minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience desired, as well as financial communications & hospitality industry background – search managed by Chaloner Associates

FTI Consulting
Food Marketing InstituteAssistant, Government Relations – Hill experience at any level, including internship, strongly preferred

Institute for the Study of WarEducational Programs Coordinator & Staff Assistant – duties include admin operations & planning for ISW, intern management organizing the Hertog War Studies Program.

AFL-CIOPolitical Data Systems & Technology Coordinator – seeking candidates with 5-7 years' experience working with voter file or data systems for political campaigns at the national and local level – a temporary Junior Analyst, Political Dept. post is also available

Latest opportunities at the Atlantic Council of the U.S. (scroll to find):
The International Food Policy Research Institute seeks a dynamic & experienced Head of Communications for to promote their HarvestPlus programs & the group’s global role in biofortification – additional opportunities available here and here.

Alzheimer’s Association Director of Public Policy Marketing & Media Engagement – 8-10 years of progressive marketing communications & PR experience required.

University of VirginiaWeb Communications Director, School of Commerce – $75k-$90k – provides leadership and direction for website, blogs, microsites & social networks and will develop & implement related digital communication strategies – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015


For your Tuesday programming, we're again steering clear of mainstream search engines and job boards, and have instead simply gone directly to a random set of employer pages we've visited in the past, as well as a couple lesser-trafficked job boards we haven't cruised in a while. This approach appeals to our delight in injecting some additional kismet & roulette-wheel action into your job search. Action
American Academy of Physician AssistantsData Acquisition Clerk – part-time

American Physical Therapy AssociationState Affairs Specialist

American Association of University Women
Communities in SchoolsDirector, Corporate Relations

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Media Coordinator (search by location, or use job # 244039) – Cleveland, OH

The Fratelli GroupAccount Coordinator

Friends of the EarthAdmin Assistant – search managed by TalentFront

Howard UniversityVice President for Development & Alumni Relations – search managed by Isaacson, Miller

Justice & Sustainability AssociatesIntern

Mystery government agencyMarketing Specialist – search managed by Graham Staffing

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Vice President, Development

National Electric Manufacturers AssociationSenior Director, Communications (scroll to find)

National League of CitiesAssociate, Internal Communications (scroll to find)

National Restaurant Association
PICO National NetworkSenior Writer

Property Casualty Insurers Association of AmericaAssistant Vice President, Government Relations (scroll to find)

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & InstituteDirector of Major Gifts

Sage PublicationsEditorial Assistant

Sierra Club
Smithsonian Enterprises
United Food & Commercial Workers UnionNational Communications Director

United Way
U.S. Global Leadership Council
Wiley ReinMeetings & Events Specialist

Monday, December 14, 2015

Here's Your Monday Set

Welcome to your job-seek week.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Internet Association is actively recruiting for these Communications Director and Communications Associate posts; we’re told that applicants can also send resumes directly to

We’re here to future-proof your corporate design and digital strategy – that’s a front-page promise of NJI Media that you’ll be expected to fill as Senior Strategist there – 3-5 years of experience on a team creating technology, design, or communications-focused projects required.

Here’s a fairly fresh Associate opportunity with CLS Strategies that’s deemed entry level, although some prior internship/work experience in PR, public affairs or politics is desired; Spanish language skills will also help your cause (and theirs, we suppose)

Squared Communications seeks detail-oriented Intern of the full-time variety starting in early 2016 for broad range of duties  – $11/hr

Vitamin PR seeks Account Exec (3-5 years experience) and/or Senior Account Exec (5-7 years experience) to join the team in Baltimore, MD

CSRACommunications Manager – seeking candidates with 10+ years of experience in marketing and community engagement, as well as 15+ years of professional experience in Army, DoD, or IC (that last one is intelligence community, we’re guessing)

National Public Radio
U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeExternship, Communications Office – unpaid position – must be currently enrolled in a qualifying educational institution – apply by Jan. 11; limit of 250 applicants total 

American Farmland Trust  Manager of Institutional Giving  –  position requires a skillful, enthusiastic writer with strong analytical abilities, strategic thinking and impeccable organization and attention to detail – apply by Dec. 15 

ICF International Content Strategy Specialist – experience working or interning at a PR or advertising agency desired; social media & content management system skill also sought

Whole FoodsPublic Relations Manager – at least 4-5 years of relevant experience as a PR or marcom professional required, including both traditional PR & social media skill sets – apply by Dec. 31

George Washington University
Minority Business Development AgencyLegislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – $63k-$99k – apply by Dec. 17 

Lockheed MartinGovernment Affairs Research Analyst – proficiency in public policy research, analysis & presentation required
JPA Health Communications
iHeartMediaAnchor/Editor – handles on-air reports & producing duties for several local radio properties

MetLifePolitical Affairs Manager – 3-5 years working in government relations, public policy, or Congress required

Opportunties with Pappas_DMI, a self-described hybrid agency created to help brands succeed in the era of mobility:
1105 MediaEditorial Intern for Washington Technology 

National Park ServiceLegislative Affairs Researcher -– $52k-$82k – apply by Dec. 24

Alliance for a Healthier GenerationExecutive Assistant – 3-5 years’ experience in project coordination or direct support of senior personnel required – New York

Mystery McLean-based communications and public relations firmSenior PR Account Manager – your 5+ years of relevant experience should demonstrate a strong knowledge of media relations tactics & strategy – search managed by Profiles

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Deadline Driven

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

Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development – Pennsylvania-based – Dec. 14

Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
Food & Drug AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $61k-$95k – three vacancies available – Silver Spring & Rockville, MD; Los Angeles, CA; Dallas, TX; or Seattle, WA – Dec. 15

Nonprofit MontgomeryProgram & Membership Director – part-time – Dec. 15

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Exygy – Director of Business Development – San Francisco, CA – search managed by ReWorkDec. 16

Neon MuseumSocial Media Coordinator (scroll to find) – Las Vegas, NV – Dec. 16  

National Defense Industrial AssociationPR & Communications ManagerDec. 17

Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Dept. – Public Safety Information Officer – $71k-$118k – Dec. 18 

House of Representatives, Office of the Chief Admin Officer
Union of Concerned Scientists Database & Development Assistant – $35k- Cambridge, MA – Dec. 18

Friday, December 11, 2015

Just another December weekend with mid-60's temps

OK, it's Friday and we've pretty much gotten our heads back above water; perhaps we'll even get to enjoy the unusually mild weekend outdoors.  If you visited early yesterday, you might want to take another look at that just-the-jobs set that ended up with a healthy 50+ listing count.

Powell-TateAccount Supervisor, Healthcare Practice – proven track record of developing and executing successful communications strategies and programs desired

What could be more fun than a five-month gig promoting the world’s largest student rocket contest?  The Aerospace Industries Association seeks a Communications Staffer (scroll to find) to provide broad communications support for the Team America Rocketry Challenge – Feb.-June, 2016 – apply by Jan. 1

Glen Echo GroupDirector of Creative Services (scroll to find) – seeking candidates with 5-7 years experience in digital media including designing infographics, websites, apps, videos and digital advertising

Food & Drug AdministrationHealth Communications Specialist – $61k-$95k – three vacancies available – Silver Spring & Rockville, MD; Los Angeles, CA; Dallas, TX; or Seattle, WA – apply by Dec. 15

AIDS InstituteSenior Policy Associate, HIV/AIDS – your legislative & regulatory expertise should include thorough understanding of the Affordable Care Act, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Medicaid, and Medicare. 

Professional Services CouncilManager, Media Relations & Publications – at least 5 years of relevant experience required; knowledge of government acquisition arena a plus.

American University
Heritage FoundationOnline Acquisition Associate – 3-4 years in online and/or broadcast advertising for either a for-profit or non-profit organization or agency desired

Pew Charitable TrustsProject Director, U.S. Public Lands –  seeking candidates with at least ten years of experience helping shape the way the decision makers and the public perceive/respond to environmental & natural resource management issues.

The Embassy of Switzerland is in search mode for a Media & Communications Coordinator (pdf) with strong social media & writing skills, as well as fluency in German or French – appliquer d'ici le 31 D├ęcembre

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

Thursday, December 10, 2015

J-T-J, W-I-P

Just-the-jobs, and yet again, a work-in-progress and now all done..  Enjoy

1-3) Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine
4) American Association of Nurse AnesthetistsAssistant Director, Federal Government Affairs

5) American Association of State Highway & Transportation OfficialsCommunications Specialist – apply by Dec. 22

5) American Cancer SocietySenior Media Advocacy Manager

7-8) American Farmland Trust
9-11) Aspen Institute
12) Association of Children’s Museums Communications Manager

13-15) Brookings Institution
16-19) Catholic University
20) Cato InstituteMedia Outreach Coordinator

21) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $63k-$99k – apply by Dec. 23

22) CGICommunications Manager (search corporate functions/administration category or use req# J1215-0681)

23) Chesapeake Bay FoundationDirector of Development – Pennsylvania-based; regular visits to Harrisburg office required – apply by Dec. 14

24) Foley & Lardner LLPPublic Affairs Coordinator (scroll to bottom to find)

25-27) Georgetown University
28) Human Rights CampaignDevelopment Coordinator

29) Independence InstituteManager of Strategic Partnerships – Denver, CO – search managed by Talent Market

30) Mystery conservation & environmental policy focused nonprofitForestry & Policy Coordinator

31) Mystery employerSocial Media Specialist – freelance to possible full time – to $30/hr – Columbia, MD – search managed by Creative Circle

32-33) Mystery PR firm
34) Mystery trade associationCommunications Director – search managed by Employment Enterprises

35-41) Nature Conservancy (scroll to find, or use advanced search by DC metro area or state location as noted)
42) Satellite Broadcasting & Communications AssociationManager, State & Local Government Affairs –$80k

43-44) Solar Electric Power Association
45-47) Union of Concerned Scientists
48) Urban InstituteCommunications Associate

49) U.S. Chamber of CommerceVice President of the Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation

50) Virginia Society of Association ExecutivesDirector of Government Affairs – Chesterfield, Va.

51) Vision Council – Communications Coordinator

52) Washington Institute for Near East PolicyDevelopment & Communications Associate – search managed by the HR Team

more to come (really) OK, all done –