Friday, September 30, 2016

September Checks Out

Women for Women International is looking for an Associate Digital Producer to manage social media accounts and develop content to engage supporters with their work – 2-4 years’ experience in international development and/or communications desired – we’re told they are looking to fill this spot ASAP.

The Organic Trade Association has checked in to let us know that this Director of Legislative Affairs post is still available – Hill LA/LD background & strong relationship-building skills desired; experience with Capwiz & Salesforce applications a plus, as is knowledge of lobbying disclosure & reporting requirements. 

Helicopter Association International
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Director, Fund Development – responsibilities appear to chiefly involve writing & content development supporting fundraising operations. 

Environics PRSenior Account Exec (scroll to find) – 4+ years of PR experience required, including pitching to consumer, business & trade media outlets.

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities is seeking a grad student or recent grad for 3-4 month, part-time Research Assistant role assisting with the Challenge of Change project exploring the role of universities in helping the world become food secure – apply by Oct. 5

Pew Research Center
Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Policy Associate, State & Local Fiscal Health – your 4+ years’ experience in the public policy arena should demonstrate understanding of state budget & tax policy and/or economic development issues.

Deloitte Communications/PR Manager, Audit Group – 5+ years of relevant experience required

Charles E. Smith Life CommunitiesDirector, Communication – seeking candidates with a minimum of 15 years of experience in communication, marketing, public relations, media relations, journalism, or similar field; d familiarity with DC-area philanthropy, Jewish organizations, seniors, health-care, long-term care, and/or social service preferred.

British Embassy
Here’s a very fresh Media & Communications Specialist (scroll to find) opportunity with BCS Inc. – 5+ years’ experience & strong communication, writing, and copyediting skills are a must; familiarity with energy-related matters, technology issues, digital communications/multimedia & social media a plus.

Mystery disease-focused advocacy organization
Senior Director of Communications – at least 12 years of experience in media relations & communications desired – search managed by Chanoner Associates

American University – opportunities with WAMU 88.5 FM, except as noted at end of list:
Mystery employerInteractive Copywriter – long-term contract basis – previous agency experience and the ability to work in a fast paced environment are musts – search managed by the Creative Group

… and finally: Across the Pond is an EPL futbol web-yakfest hosted by four Yanks; your spot on the bench would be Web & Social Media/Audio Producer Intern.

Oktoberfest season continues apace – here's this weekend's highlights:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

We're in Tier One, Right?

Hello rainy Thursday!  We're a work-in-progress today. [update: all done now]

1) Connections Media is in search mode for a Digital Marketing Manager with 3-5 years of experience in digital campaign execution & measurement that demonstrates the ability to turn qualitative and quantitative data into actionable insights.  We like their all-bases-covered directions-to-office page.

2) The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is looking to bring aboard a Manager, Media Relations with existing relationships with tier one news outlets (like DCPA+CJ, right?) and the ability to translate complicated policy issues into generally understandable messages – New York – search managed by LeaderFit.

3) American Federation of Government EmployeesLegislative Representative

4-7) Center for Global Policy Solutions – paid positions
8) Eurasia FoundationCommunications Intern, Russia Program – paid position – fluency in Russian required – apply by Oct. 16

9) Georgetown Ministry CenterCommunications Coordinator – apply by Oct. 15

10-11) Georgetown University
12) Harvard University/Dumbarton OaksSenior Executive Assistant & Project Coordinator

13) International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – apply by Oct. 6, as noted here

14-18) Ketchum
19) National Employment Law ProjectFederal Advocate

20) NTCA/The Rural Broadband AssociationPublic Relations Manager

21) Professional Aviation Safety SpecialistsLegislative Director

22-24) SEIU
25) University of MarylandMedia Relations Manager – $66k-$82k – apply by Oct. 5

26) AccentureCorporate Communications & Media Relations Manager – DC or New York

27) Adfero GroupAccount Exec

28) Alter Modus International Corp. Communications Manager

29) American Red CrossPublic Relations Representative

30) ASM ResearchCommunications Manager

31) Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesCyber Strategy & Policy Expert (scroll to find)

32) Human Rights CampaignDirector, Special Projects – search managed by Grossman Heinz

33) MSL GroupAccount Supervisor

34-35) Washington DC Economic Partnership
36-37) Arc Aspicio
38-40) Aspen Institute
41-42) Bloomberg
43) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesPublic Affairs Specialist – $64k-$110k – apply by Oct. 12

44) Inter-American Investment CorporationCommunications Consultant – 12-19 month term/contractual basis – fluency in Spanish required – apply by Oct. 4

45-46) Nature Conservancy
47) Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for EducationPolicy Advisor

48) Syrian American Medical AssociationGraphic Design & Communications Associate (scroll to find) – Arabic language skills preferred

49) Violence Policy CenterCommunications & Development Associate – apply by Oc. T31

50) and finally: get some sun and fresh air as a Tree Planting Intern (pdf) with our friends at Casey Trees this Fall – 20 hrs/wk @ $12/hr 
more to come OK, we're done–

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

What Can We Say?

We're at a loss for a clever title for today's set featuring several fine direct-to-us submissions.

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association is seeking a Coordinator, Communications with 1-3 years of experience in communications, journalism, media relations, and/or social media, including work in digital communications.

We have it on good authority that the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology is still looking to fill this Public Affairs Coordinator (pdf) post – desired attributes include solid writing skills as well as proficiency with InDesign & Photoshop.

Waxman Strategies is looking to fill these roles to support their technology practice:
This fresh Digital Associate (scroll to find) opportunity with the Moak Group would have been a good fir for yesterday’s digital/social communications special edition – your 2+ years of relevant experience should demonstrate digital & web content design skills; facility with content management systems and proficiency in graphic design/Adobe Creative Suite.

USDA/Food Safety & Inspection ServiceSupervisory Government & Public Affairs Specialist – $128k-$160k – experience with delivering/managing outreach efforts to Congress, the media, stakeholders and consumers on the topics of food safety or agriculture desired – apply by Oct. 3

Spun out of research at Carnegie Mellon University, GTECH Strategies mobilizes residents, local policy-makers, and like-minded organizations to transform vacant spaces in Allegheny County into thriving places everyone can enjoy – and you can run the whole show as Chief Executive Officer if your suitably experienced in team development, change management, organizational design & fundraising – Pittsburgh, PA – search managed by ReWork

We had actually mentioned this Legislative & Political Assistant post National Association of Letter Carriers last week, but we'll note it again since someone on the NALC team went to the trouble of including it in Monday's comments. Thanks!

Paralyzed Veterans of America (scroll to find)
Child Care AwarePublic Policy Associate – your 2-5 years’ experience should include at least one year with a national organization representing local or state groups, a Congressional office, or an advocacy organization related to human services, emergency preparedness, public health or education.

Capitol Hill
  • Senior California DemocratCommunications Director
  • Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA) – Intern
  • Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) – Intern – DC & district office opportunities available
  • Oversight & Government Reform Committee, Democratic StaffIntern 
  • California DemocratIntern
City of Hyattsville Bilingual Communications & Outreach Coordinator – $44k – duties include developing newsletter, promotional materials, social media updates, press releases, contracts, policies and speeches – fluency in Spanish required.


Discovery CommunicationsPublicity Assistant, TLC – academic and/or intern background in communications/PR or journalism desired.

Opportunities with FHI360, an international development group dedicated to improving through integrated, locally driven solutions:
The Nuclear Information & Resource Service, fittingly located in the nuke-averse community of Takoma Park, seeks Energy Democracy Specialist with 3-5 years of experience in campaign strategy development & implementation, as well as solid coalition-building & public speaking skills.

This E-Commerce Merchandising & Content Manager with Fox supporting the National Geographic Store is a little more on the straight marketing side of things than we usually feature around here.

University of VirginiaMarketing & Communications Manager, Darden School of Business – $48k-$55k – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday Focus: Digital, Social & Online Communications

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we hone on on jobs in the digital & online communications and social media space.

ABC ImagingSocial Media Specialist

AccionSocial Media Strategist

American Association for the Advancement of ScienceWeb Content Manager (scroll to find)

American Physical Therapy AssociationWeb & Email Specialist

American Wind Energy AssociationDigital Media Intern

Associated General Contractors of AmericaWeb Content Manager – $65k

Brookings InstitutionWeb Content & Digital Media Specialist

Child Care AwareDigital Communications Manager

ComputercraftOnline Content Specialist supporting the National Library of Medicine

DanaharDigital Communications Manager

DC Web DesignWeb Project Manager/Content Editor – the DC actually stands for Dupont Creative

Discovery Communications
Europ Assistance USA Online Content Manager – Bethesda, MD or San Diego, CA

Food Allergy Research & EducationDigital Content Specialist

George Mason UniversitySocial Media & Marketing Specialist supporting the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network – apply by Oct. 7

gmmbDigital Project Manager

Guest ServicesContent Marketing Specialist – apply by Oct. 30 – can also search here, using Fairfax, Va. location

Harvard University/Dumbarton OaksDigital Content Manager

Information Innovators Inc.Web Content Manager supporting the DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center

League of Conservation VotersDigital Campaigns Manager, Chispa – strong Spanish language skills required – apply by Oct. 14

Middle East Broadcasting NetworkSocial Media Manager – fluency in Arabic required

Mystery employers
– searches managed by Creative Circle
Mystery major communications companyDigital Media Specialist – freelance basis – search managed by Creative Niche

National Association of Independent Schools
(note: you have to scroll down a good bit to see the actual description)
Planned ParenthoodYouth Digital Campaign Specialist

Rails to Trails ConservancyWeb Manager

U.S. Holocaust Memorial MuseumDigital Editor

XL Associates
Web Content Manager

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday is a Little Cheerier than Usual for Reasons You Probably Expect

It's Monday, and we're cheered by wild wins and soaked locker room celebrations.  And, even if your team(s) didn't come through this weekend, perhaps there's a winner for you in today's good-sized set or previously noted opportunities closing this week.

National Association of Chain Drug StoresVice President, Federal Government Affairs (scroll to find) – 10+ years legislative/regulatory work experience required; preferably in health care with proven record of legislative accomplishments. 

Research!America, a non-profit working to make research to improve health a higher national priority, is seeking a Director of Policy and Advocacy with 5+ years’ congressional, government relations, or advocacy experience, as well as knowledge of the appropriations process – apply by Sept. 30 

Freedman Consulting is actively seeking candidates for these posts (scroll to find):
Save the ChildrenState Director, Mobilization – seeking candidates with at least 7-10 years of experience in developing and executing national or state grassroots political advocacy campaigns

We’re always cheered to check in with Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, our favorite company that shares the a name with a bad-ass looking video game character as well as a Romanian Goth/Dark Metal band – they’re looking to bring on a proven writer and story teller with at least three years’ experience in marketing communications or journalism for this Marketing Communications Writer post.

New at Howard University since our late-August check-in:
Save the ChildrenState Director, Mobilization – seeking candidates with at least 7-10 years of experience in developing and executing national or state grassroots political advocacy campaigns

We wish we had come across these last-day-of-August vintage (plus one from 9/4) opportunities with plus-sized engineering & construction group Louis Berger & Associates a little earlier for you:
National Association of RealtorsProject Management Specialist, Community & Political Affairs – seeking CVs that show experience in project management/planning and proven ability to develop project plan from concept to completion.
ICF International
Mystery employerEmail Marketing Specialist – at least two years of experience with email marketing required – search managed by the Creative Group
Union of Concerned Scientists
National Lutheran Communities & ServicesCommunications Assistant (scroll to find or search keyword communications – 3-5 years’ related experience in marketing, public relations, communications or a service-related field desired
George Washington University
Catholic Legal Immigration NetworkAdvocacy Director – 7+ years of immigration law practice and/or policy experience desired

Discovery Communications seeks Senior Writer/Producer to handle marketing for Destination America and American Heroes Channel with at least four years’ experience writing and producing promotion & marketing projects for broadcast or cable television.

TVOne – focus on factual entertainment, unscripted & reality series, and news specials programming
World Resources InstituteCommunications Coordinator – min. of 1-2 years of experience in communications required.

Curesearch for Children’s Cancer
Foundation for the National ArchivesResearch & Campaign Associate – 1-2 year of experience in fundraising research or related research work background required

IQ Solutions (scroll to find)
Altria Group Manager, Communications – 7+ years of communications experience required, agency experience a plus – Richmond, Va.

United Nations Foundation
Atlantic CouncilExecutive Assistant to the President & CEO (scroll to find) – more than 3 years of relevant office work experience desired

… and finally: Is it your life’s ambition to put your distinctive visual imprint on adult kickball & dodgeball team jerseys?  We’re not judging; we’re just presenting you with this Graphic Designer opportunity with United Social Sports.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Looking Back

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

Council for Advancement & Support of EducationSenior Director, Editorial/Content StrategySept. 26

USADA/Food Safety & Inspection Service

Nature Conservancy
World Vision InternationalAdvisor, Global Education CommunicationsSept. 27

Melton DigitalContent & Social Media Assistant – part-time – Sept. 28

British Embassy
American Forest FoundationPolicy DirectorSept. 30

Fairfax County Office of Emergency ManagementCommunity Outreach Manager – $68k-$109k – Sept. 30

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Program Specialist/Gift Officer, National Museum of the American IndianSept. 30 

University of MarylandCommunications Coordinator, Engineering SchoolSept. 30

Pew Charitable Trusts Officer supporting the Outback to Oceans Australia program – Adelaide, AU – Oct. 1

Friday, September 23, 2016

We Hope Fall's First Friday is Fantastically Fun for You

The National Young Farmers Coalition seeks a National Policy Director (scroll to find) with a minimum of two years’ experience with federal farm policy & background in legislative campaigns – apply by Oct. 3

Fresh opportunities with United Way Worldwide – searches managed by LeaderFit:
This Public Affairs Specialist opportunity with FDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service just came in over the transom; we're told this is essentially a press secretary role supporting the Under Secretary & Administrator for the agency and is not to be confused with a similar-sounding opportunity in Wednesday's set – $101k-$141k - apply by Sept. 30
American UniversityGraphic Designer – $55k-$59k –4+ years of professional experience in a commercial advertising agency or design studio required

Small Business Majority
Audubon Naturalist SocietyDirector of Marketing & Communications (pdf) – seeking candidates with  mid-to-senior level communication/marketing experience in planning, prioritizing and implementing comprehensive multi-platform communications

National Association of Letter CarriersLegislative & Political Assistant – 1-3 years of experience working federal campaigns, fundraising and/or Capitol Hill is preferred.

British Embassy
Women’s entrepreneurship promoter & supporter Her Corner seeks part-time Copywriter – very strong writing skills & solid understanding of marketing & social media networks required.

Heritage Foundation
National Association of County & City Health OfficialsSpecialist, Government Affairs supporting the Big Cities Health Coalition – $32-$34/hr – knowledge of or demonstrated interest in public policy & public health and/or a focus on big cities preferred
National Council for Behavioral Health
Advancement ProjectLegal Admin Assistant – minimum of 5 years of admin work experience required, including at least 2 years in legal admin assistant role

Pew Charitable Trusts
Mystery Sterling-based employerCommunications & Admin Specialist – part-time

And we close with more beer festivity for your first real Fall weekend.  Have fun.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Stay Tuned for More

We are once again a work in progress on this sunny (at least for us) Thursday morning.  Check back for more later.  Update: all done.

1) The American College of Surgeons is searching for an Associate, State Affairs with 4+ years in state affairs or related experience with a medical association; ability to research and monitor political and legislative information deemed essential

2) NLJ Media seeks Account Manager with 2-3 years of experience working at the crossroads of digital communications, design, and creative services – waterfront Old Town Alexandria location

3) The Generic Pharmaceutical Association is seeking a highly-organized Director of Marketing with 5+ years of professional experience in marketing communications to take the lead in brand management, marketing and digital strategy areas.

4) American Councils for International EducationDevelopment Associate – see also main careers page

5) American Forest FoundationPolicy Director – apply by Sept. 30

6-7) American Health Care Association (scroll to find)
8) American Psychological AssociationDevelopment Coordinator

9) Armed Forces Services Corp.Communications & Outreach Specialist – San Antonio, TX

10) Association of American Medical CollegesDigital Copy Editor

11-13) Brookings Institution
14) Consumer Healthcare Products Association Executive Assistant, Government Affairs – apply by Oct. 7

15-16) Georgetown University
17-19) maslansky + partners (scroll to find) – New York
20) Mystery international development organizationFundraising & Business Development Manager – $65k-$75k – search managed by Careers in Nonprofits

21) George Mason UniversityAssistant Director of Development for the Law & Economics Center – search managed by Talent Market

22-28) Nature Conservancy
29-33) Planned Parenthood
34) Production SolutionsMarketing Communications Manager – search managed by Staffing Advisors

35) University of Notre DameProgram Director, Student Affairs Communications – South Bend, IN – apply by Oct. 5

36) Federation for American Immigration ReformField Representative

37) FINCACorporate Governance Volunteer – Fluency in French, Spanish or Russian a plus

38) Mystery [PR?] agency employerAccount Manager, Marketing & Creative – up to $70k – search managed by Creative Circle

39-40) MWWPR – New York
more to come OK, we're done–

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

We Really Do Need to Pay Better Attention to Our Surroundings

International global health innovator & accelerator PATH has this fresh Communications Manager, Advocacy & Public Policy post available for candidates with a minimum of 12-15 years of experience working in communications in public health, international development or a related field.

World Vision InternationalAdvisor, Global Education Communications – experience working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment – and in the field – are among their desirables – apply by Sept. 27

USADA/Food Safety & Inspection ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $108k-$141k – seeking candidates with experience handling media inquiries for a public official, agency, or large private sector company on the topics of food safety, public health or agriculture, including spokesperson work – apply by Sept. 26

National Apartment AssociationManager, Government Affairs – at least 3 years of relevant experience required; background in land use, planning & housing development preferred

Feeding America
International Republican InstituteExternal Affairs Assistant – experience w/ Cvent, Eventbrite or Link Tank applications preferred

Association management firm SmithBucklin has multiple DC-based Spring 2017 Intern (search job-type intern or scroll to find) opportunities available, including Government Relations Intern – paid, part-time – also available in Chicago, IL

Make-A-Wish® Mid-AtlanticIntern opportunities in communications, fundraising & other specialties – apply by Nov. 1 for Spring term

DC Board of ElectionsPublic Affairs Specialist – $78k-$101k – apply by Sept. 23

Capitol Hill
National Concrete Masonry AssociationMarket Communications Manager – position focus is developing content and messaging targeted at the users of manufactured concrete products, such as architects, designers, contractors, building owners, etc.

BCS Inc. Communications Specialist supporting DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy – minimum of 4–6 years of related work experience is required, preferably in a government setting; strong writing & copyediting skills are a must – see also main career page

Society for Corporate GovernanceVP/SVP, Policy & Advocacy – seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of advocacy experience at the national level on issues related to corporate governance, securities law, corporate regulation, shareholder engagement, or other similar subjects, or a minimum of 10 years practicing in the field of corporate governance

Catholics for Choice
International pant and t-shirt purveyor The Gap has a spot on the shelf for a Specialist, Government Affairs with 2-5+ years of experience in government affairs, public policy or related areas.

World Vision InternationalAdvisor, Global Education Communications – experience working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment – and in the field – are among their desirables – apply by Sept. 27

American Society for Investigative PathologyMarketing & Communications Manager (pdf) – 5 years non-profit association marketing experience required

Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights CoalitionDevelopment Director – $50k-$70k – 4-6 years of experience in fundraising & development required

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
… and, finally: we never even noticed the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum when we worked just a couple blocks from it several years ago; open your eyes for once! – please don’t hold our inattentiveness against us if you’re tapped as Director of this presumably great institution – $200k-$240k – apply by Oct. 18

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Group, Campaign, Stage & Collaborative

Several nice direct-to-us leads (Glen Echo through McCabe) are noted at the start of today's set.  Happy hunting!

Before we get to today's set, we'd like to let you know that the Idealist Grad Fair rolls into town next Tuesday, Sept. 27 (5:00-8:00 pm) at the DC Convention Center, featuring representatives from nearly 250 graduate school programs in public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship & more. The DC leg of the tour is sponsored by American University's School of Public Affairs.

The Glen Echo Group is casting about for a Senior Associate with 2-5 years of PR & strategic communications experience, translating complicated issues into simple, compelling messaging strategies; demonstrated strong interest in public policy issues as they relate to the internet & technology also desired.

AAA is actively seeking candidates for this Director, Public Relations post with 10+ years’ experience (7+ w/ grad degree) that includes solid media relations & spokesperson background.

Here’s a fresh Community Outreach Manager post with the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management – $68k-$109k – experience & knowledge in the public safety, emergency management & disaster prevention field desired – apply by Sept. 30

Recently-added opportunities with the Human Rights Campaign:
Hattaway Communications has let us know that Communications Intern and Creative Intern opportunities of the yes-you-get-paid variety are currently available in their downtown/Dupont area HQ

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has passed along this Associate Director of Media Relations & Advocacy suited for candidates with 5+ years of media relations experience interested in helping to influence the public narrative around international education issues & to advance public policy agenda of creating a more welcoming & globally engaged U.S.

We almost missed this comments field-call (scroll to find) for an eager, experienced Communicator with McCabe Message Partners – your 3-5 years’ communications experience should demonstrate your creative & high-level organizational capabilities

Arena Stage
American Society for Cell Biology Science Writer & Social Media Manager – understanding of cell biology and related fields required, as you might expect.

Mystery Montgomery County automotive groupDirector of Marketing & Communications – 5+ years of experience in retail marketing sector desired – search managed by Profiles

Ogilvy PRVice President/Senior Vice President, Public Affairs – 10-15 years of relevant PR & media relations experience required; background must also include a mix of agency and Hill/government work.

PR Collaborative, an agency serving clients in policy, culture, and entertainment, is seeking an Account Supervisor with strong leadership skills/experience to join their policy division

Shakespeare Theatre Company (scroll to find):
National Association for College Admission CounselingManager of Communications, Content & Social Media – 3+ years related experience preferred

Families Against Mandatory MinimumsDirector of Communications – 3-5 years in communications, journalism, marketing or other related field required; facility with WordPress or other website management platforms also sought.

World Resource InstituteClimate Communications Intern – paid position

… and finally, flex & grow your PR muscles as a part-time Media Relations Assistant (scroll to find) with the Baltimore-based performance training cadre at the Rock Solid Fitness Center – $10/hr

Monday, September 19, 2016

We've Got Some Great Jobs for You Today!

Hello Monday!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week. 

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine are looking for Communications Manager to support their Gulf Research Program – 5+ years of relevant experience required, including at least 2 years in a supervisory role.

EDC Inc. seeks Associate Director for Communications to support the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention – impeccable writing & editing skills, strong project management skills, a background in public health, digital design skills, and social marketing expertise are among their wants for the post.

Waxman Strategies is actively recruiting for these posts:
The Foundation for Government Accountability seeks a Senior Fellow/Project Lead to lead outreach efforts for their Freedom to Prosper Initiative, an initiative to help governors and legislators across the country reform state and local licensing and business regulations to open up new opportunities for people escaping welfare poverty – virtual/flexible location – search managed by Talent Market

American Society for MicrobiologyAssistant Director, Communications – seeking candidates with at least 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in a scientific or medical society

The Motion Picture Association of America checks in with this fresh Deputy Director, Corporate Communications/Speechwriter opportunity – min. 1-2 years’ experience in speech-writing for executives and/or policymakers required, as well as social media skills – see also main career page

Speaking of fresh & sweet opportunities: Mars, Inc. – Senior Director, Global External Communications – proven experience in working with C-suite and senior executives and serving as a catalyst and influencer within an organization desired.

Edelman PR
Environmental Defense FundAssociate Vice President, Agriculture Sustainability – seeking candidates with 10+ years of substantive, relevant work experience, including experience leading and implementing agricultural sustainability projects – DC or San Francisco, CA

Burson-Marsteller – Associate Project Manager for their Direct Impact affiliate – strong organizational skills including the ability to manage detailed reporting for client projects or new business projects desired.

Montgomery CountyPublic Information Officer (search general professional category or job # IRC23111 – $61k-$102k – advanced Spanish language skills a must – apply by Oct. 1

These appear to be new since our early-Sept. check-in with Conservation International:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Development Manager – strong fundraising experience, including skills in special events, sponsorship solicitation and the ability to develop and nurture relationships with key volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors – Cockeysville, MD

Camris International Internal Communications Specialist supporting USAID – your 5 years of experience working in communications, including events and performance management, experience enhancing others’ skills in this field, and spokesperson duties.

Mystery nonprofitMarketing & Events Coordinator – $47k – 2-5 years or more of professional office experience in meetings, events, or conference support duties – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

Alley Cat Allies
Family Values @ Work, a network of state coalitions that organize to win work & family policies such as paid sick days & paid family leave, seeks a Media Specialist with least 2 years’ experience in media relations, public affairs, or campaign communications, as well as a strong commitment to gender and racial/social justice values.

Capital One
Play a major role helping Goodweave achieve their goal to end the use of child labor in carpet weaving communities worldwide as Strategic Partnerships Officer – 3-5 years of demonstrated success in fundraising and/or executive support required.

American Bar AssociationProgram Associate, International Law – $41k-$45k – research & writing skills as well as meeting planning experience required; fundraising or grant application experience is a plus.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

These Again

Here's your Sunday run of previous opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

George Washington University Senior Associate Director of Development, Law SchoolSept. 19
Metropolitan Police Dept.Supervisory Communications Specialist – $62k-$86k – Sept. 19

Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsPublic Affairs Specialist – $48k-$86k – Sept. 20

Montgomery CountyManager/Budget & Policy Analyst (search managerial executive category or keyword IRC23029) – $74k-$135k – Sept. 22

PfizerSenior Manager, Reputation Communications (search job ID 1038343 or 1038344) – New York – Sept. 22

World BankSenior Communications OfficerSept. 22 

General Services AdministrationClient Communications Specialist – $71k-$104k – DC, New York, Boston, or Kansas City – Sept. 21

Anxiety & Depression Association of AmericaDirector of CommunicationsSept. 23

British Embassy Executive Assistant, Defense Ministry – $19/hr – Sept. 23 

Broadcasting Board of GovernorsSupervisory Investigating Editor for the Voice of America – $108k-$141k – Sept. 23

Fairfax CountyPublic Safety Information Officer – $65k-$109k – Sept. 23

HSBCSenior Vice President, Government RelationsSept. 23 

Nature Conservancy
  • Grants Assistant – flexible location in Eastern division – Sept. 23
  • Grants Assistant – flexible location; preference for Arlington, Va. or Seattle, WA – Sept. 23
University of VirginiaWeb Assistant, Facilities Management – temporary/part-time – $20-$23/hr – Charlottesville, Va. – Sept. 23

Friday, September 16, 2016

Back at It

We're in mostly just-the-jobs style as we return to action, but with a nice run of direct-to-us listings as well.  Hope your Friday is low-stress and high-success.

1) We’re told that Gonzaga College High School is still looking for an excellent candidate to fill this Senior Director of Marketing and Communications opportunity – 5+ years of relevant experience and a Committed to the spirit and principles of Catholic Jesuit education are among their wants – search managed by LeaderFit

2) The General Services Administration has Client Communications Specialist posts available in DC, as well as New York, Boston & Kansas City – $71k-$104k pay grade noted; it appears you’ll probably at the lower end of that range to start – apply by Sept. 21

3) Public opinion research firm Hart Research Associates is looking for someone with at least one year’s experience to join the firm as an Assistant Analyst – strong analytical & writing skills required; working knowledge of SPSS a plus.

4) The National Bureau of Asian Research is seeking paid, full- and part-time Interns for 3-6 months to join the Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs group starting later in the fall of 2016. The minimum is three months, but priority is given to those who are available longer – apply by Oct. 14

5) National Disability InstituteCommunications Associate – 1-2 years work experience in non-profit or corporate communications, journalism, public relations with strong, professional writing skills desired.

6) This is a little out of our usual focus, but we thought someone might be interested in this Business Development Manager, Coffee & Tea (scroll to find) opportunity with Fairtrade America – significant coffee industry experience required – apply by Oct. 15

7) A mystery association in the food industry has a neat-sounding Director, Issues Monitoring & Digital Command Center opportunity available – 7+ years of monitoring and responding to issues required, preferably within the food and/or agriculture industry – search managed by Bloom, Gross & Associates

8) The National Organization on Disability is actively seeking a Manager, Special Projects – your duties will include keeping the group’s Board of Directors engaged and helping their president & executive leadership maximize their bandwidth – New York – search managed by ReWork

9) The Broadcasting Board of Governors seeks a Supervisory Investigating Editor to lead a team of investigative reporters pulling together stories on topics including corruption, health hazards, environmental issues, human trafficking, cybersecurity & internet fraud for the Voice of America – $108k-$141k – apply by Sept. 23

10) AbbVie Vice President, Federal Government Affairs (Search DC location or job # 1605457)

11) American Society of Health-System PharmacistsCommunications Program Manager (scroll to find) – see also main careers page

12) American UniversityStaff Assistant, Office of Development – part-time – $15/hr

13) Anthology Communications Senior Account Exec/Account Supervisor

14) Atlantic Media Senior Video Producer

15-16) British Embassy
17) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Governance Studies

18) Children’s Law CenterDevelopment Assistant

19-21) Georgetown University
22) Heritage FoundationData Graphics Specialist & Editorial Associate

23) Mystery downtown DC Episcopal ChurchCommunications Coordinator – low $30k

24) National Review InstituteDevelopment Manager for Foundations & Major Gifts – DC or New York – search managed by Talent Market

25-31) Nature Conservancy
32-39) Pew Charitable Trusts
40-41) Pew Research Center
42) Physicians for Fair CoverageVice President for State Affairs – search managed by Association Management Group

Oktoberfest season officially starts tomorrow! We'd suggest you put Saturday's Snallygaster extravaganza at the top of your beer-happenings list – SW DC near Nats Park – here's some more for this weekend and into next week: