Thursday, November 30, 2017

Based on Happy Times

We're once again a work-in-progress on this just-the-jobs Thursday.  Start your day with a couple nice appreciations of recently-departed local music legend Tommy Keene in Esquire and the Post, and check back later for more job & internship listings. [edit: all done]

Commuting misery note: for anyone with an evening car/bus commute in downtown DC, don't forget that it's National Christmas Tree lighting day.  Plan accordingly; we suggest an extended happy hour.

1) The American College of Radiology has passed along this fairly fresh Senior Manager, PR & Social Media opportunity – 5+ years of related PR experience desired – Reston location

2) The Silver Spring-based crew at National Nurses United are actively recruiting for a Legislative & Political Assistant – ideal candidate will have some experience supporting legislative and/or political  work, advocacy, or political campaign experience, or have worked as a student leader or organizer.

3-6) American Enterprise Institute
7) Catholic CharitiesSenior Manager of Communications

8) Council for Advancement & Support of EducationSenior Communications Advisor to the President – apply by Dec. 11

9) FHI 360Communications Specialist

10-11) Nature Conservancy
12) Nestle USAManager, Media Strategy & Advertising

13) People for the American WayPolitical Associate

14) Results for DevelopmentSr. Communications Associate supporting the Center for Health Market Innovations

15) Yankee Institute for Public PolicyCommunications Director – Hartford, CT – search managed by Talent Market

16) ACLUAdmin Assistant, National Political Advocacy Dept. – New York

17) Mystery Tysons Corner employerGovernment Relations & Communications Associate – search managed by McKinley Marketing Partners

18-19) National Public Radio
20) Natural Resources Defense Council Intern, International Program – Spring 2018

21) Ballot Integrity Strategy CenterCommunications Director

22) GoodweaveOnline Communications & PR Associate

23) National Active and Retired Federal Employees AssociationPublic Relations Professional

24-27) National Association of Manufacturers
28) National Parking AssociationMarketing & Communications Coordinator

29-30) Plastics Industry Association (scroll to find)
31) Public Affairs CouncilIntern

32-33) Working America
34-35) U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

more to come OK, we're done –

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

It's Wednesday, and we're pressed for a clever title

The American Educational Research Association has shared this Communications Associate post suited for candidates with 3+ years’ relevant experience in communications/marketing; journalistic writing chops & facility with social media also sought.

Toll road developer & operator Transurban, whose projects include the Express Lanes on 95 & the Beltway, are actively recruiting for a Government Affairs & Communications Manager with 5 years of experience working in government, politics, public affairs, or communications; background in transportation and/or public-private partnerships preferred – Tysons Corner location – apply by Jan. 8, as noted here.

This is outside our usual focus here, but the Emerald Cities Collaborative, a not-for-profit network of organizations working to advance a sustainable environment in metro regions and low-income communities of color, is looking for a Controller with 5+ years of nonprofit accounting and finance experience that also includes work gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to external auditors & board members.

New with the International Food Policy Research Institute since our mid-November humanitarian & relief jobs extravaganza:
KPMGAssociate Director, Corporate Communications – 10+ years of experience within a PR agency or large corporate communications environment required. 

University of Maryland Medical System/Prince George’s HospitalCommunications Specialist – 2+ years of related employment or internship experience preferred.

World BankCommunications Officer supporting the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative – 7+ years of relevant experience desired – apply by Dec. 8

American Association for the Advancement of Science (scroll to find)
Young InvinciblesPolicy Analyst (pdf) – demonstrated interest in public policy desired, particularly as it relates to commitment to improving the lives of low-income and underrepresented young adults – New York

Advancement ProjectCommunications Fellow and Communications Intern posts available

Northrop Grumman
Active MindsCommunications & Marketing Coordinator – 2-3 years of relevant experience required, including work managing social media accounts & creating graphics

Hamilton Place StrategiesDirector – 5+ years of communications experience related to one of these sectors desired: political campaigns, Capitol Hill or a Federal Agency/Administration posting

Lockheed MartinCommunications Manager – experience with media relations, issues management, community stakeholder relationships & service as a spokesperson desired. 

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Public Relations Jobs XVI

For our specialty/focused programming, we bring you our 16th iteration of jobs & internships at PR & communications firms.

300 Brand
Abel Communications (scroll to find) – Baltimore, MD
APCO Worldwide
Blue State Digital
BrandLinkDC (scroll to find)
Burson-Marsteller – see also main career page
CLS StrategiesManaging Director

Crosby Marketing – Annapolis, MD
Crosscut Strategies (scroll to find)
DCI Group – see also main career page
DPR Group (scroll down)
FentonAccount Exec, Digital

FP1 Strategies
Glover Park GroupAssociate, Research & Insights

gmmbSenior Account Exec

GolinAccount Manager, Media Relations

Hager SharpAccount Exec, Health (scroll to find)

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
IMRE – Baltimore, MD
JANSON Communications – active Secret clearance required for both
JPA Health Communications
KetchumProject Manager, Research

kglobalIntern – Spring 2018

LEVICKInterns & Fellows (select current openings; scroll to find)

Links Global
Live Wire Media Relations
Lyons PRAccount Exec

M+R – all opportunities noted are available in DC among other cities (scroll down to find)
Maroon PRInterns – Columbia, MD

Moak Group
(scroll to find)
Mystery DC PR firm Digital Media Director

NPJ Advertising & PR (scroll to find)
Qorvis/MSL GroupDigital Account Exec

Ogilvy PRInterns – Summer 2018 – apply by Jan. 15

Outreach Process PartnersOutreach Specialist, Visual Communications (scroll to find)

Pinkston Group
Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick
Rendon Group (scroll to find)
Rep Equity
RH StrategicAssistant Account Exec

Sage Communications
Spectrum Science Communications
Story Partners Senior Director, Public Affairs (scroll to find)

Van Eperan
VitaminInterns – Baltimore, MD

VOX Global
Warschawski – Baltimore, MD

Monday, November 27, 2017

How About Some Jobs?

Welcome back to your job-seek week!  Forget thee not previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Fannie MaeDirector, Communications & Marketing – your 8+ years’ related experience should demonstrate great instincts to guide communications planning & flawless execution.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of AmericaSenior Director, Advocacy &  Strategic Alliances – experience working with patient & physician advocacy organizations and sophisticated policy analysis skills required; background as a health care professional or with a specialty society preferred.

Suburban HospitalDirector, Strategic Communications & Public Relations – 15+ years' experience in strategic communications for a large health care organization or similar group.

Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (scroll to find)
  • Director of Communications
  • Executive Director for the nascent GIVEN Institute – ideal candidate will possess gravitas to effectively engage senior-level board members & Church leaders & also be willing to “roll-up the sleeves” to accomplish the details required in an early start-up venture.
Arlington CountyStormwater Outreach Specialist – $60k-$99k – seeking candidates with academic background in environmental science, urban planning or related area plus experience providing public outreach or marketing support on watershed, stormwater or environmental services projects – apply by Dec. 15

Court Services & Offender Supervision Agency for DCPublic Affairs Specialist – $112k-$161k – apply by Dec. 1

National Network of Abortion FundsState Policy Manager – $60k-$65k – at least 2-3 years of experience in legislative affairs, government relations, or policy advocacy at a state level desired, as well as fluency in and appreciation for grassroots organizing – apply by Dec. 15

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
American Association of SuicidologyCommunications Coordinator (pdf) – top-notch writing, communications & interpersonal skills required; graphic design knowledge and/or experience with Photoshop & InDesign a plus.

CropLife AmericaManager, Government Relations – working understanding of legislative & regulatory process, including rules & procedures of relevant legislative and regulatory bodies, as well as how they relate to the crop technology sector.

Catholic Extension, an organization with a 110 year legacy of strengthening and supporting Catholic Church parishes and clergy across the U.S., seeks Vice President of Communications & External Relations with minimum of 10+ years of experience leading communications & marketing efforts, preferably within a faith-based, nonprofit organization – Chicago, IL

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
George Washington UniversityEditorial Associate, School of International Affairs – experience with editing software and in journal production desired. 

Council of Korean AmericansCommunications Director – $75k-$125k – 5-10 years of experience working in media, government, advocacy organization or nonprofit organization required; proficiency in Korean preferred.

National Alliance of Public Charter SchoolsManager of Development – 2-4 years of relevant experience required; background in education reform, facility with Raisers Edge & previous work in the development field are all plusses. 

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts – see also main career page
SpectrumGovernment Relations Administrator – 2-3 years’ experience in contract management & using reporting/tracking & analysis tools desired

Prosperity NowCommunications Specialist (scroll to find) – 2-3 years relevant experience, strong writing skills & demonstrated commitment to social justice required.

Climate Reality ProjectCommunications Coordinator – direct experience in email marketing required, preferably through an engagement at a nonprofit organization or political campaign

American Institute of PhysicsMarketing & Communication Manager – 5-8 years’ experience of proven success in executing marketing and market research efforts required, preferably with non-profit and/or scientific focused organization – College Park, MD location – see also main career page

Education for Peace in Iraq CenterInterns (scroll to find) – Spring 2018 – development/communications and research/advocacy specialties noted – apply by Dec. 8

Trust for America’s HealthGovernment Relations & Outreach Intern – Spring 2018 – students or recent grads in public health, public policy, political science or a related field desired.

… and finally: this Project Associate opportunity with the Civil War Trust is outside our usual wheelhouse, but perhaps one of you is destined to spend your days working with landowners, government grant sources & partner organizations on land preservation projects – grad/JD/MBA degree & experience in real estate, finance, and/or law preferred – scroll down to see Spring 2018 Intern opportunities with a Dec. 1 application deadline

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Did You See These the First Time Around?

Previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

DC Dept. of TransportationPolicy Analyst – $81k-$104k – Nov. 27 

George Mason UniversityDirector of Advancement, College of Education & Human DevelopmentNov. 27

League of Conservation Voters
Nature Conservancy
Center for Social Policy – see also main career page
Greenpeace Climate Campaign Director – DC or San Francisco, CA – Nov. 30 

Innovations for Poverty ActionProgram Associate, Peace & Recovery Program – DC or New York – Nov. 30

University of Maryland
Advisory Council on Historic PreservationPublic Affairs Specialist – $112k-$145k – Dec. 1

National Association of Conservation DistrictsDirector of Communications (pdf) – Dec. 1

Technology Transition Corporation/Biomass Thermal Energy CouncilClean Energy Communications & Operations Assistant – $36k-$39k  – Dec. 1

PLANPolicy & Advocacy OfficerDec. 3

The math is simple, for a change – Parts Unknown + Southern Italy + Francis Ford Coppola = can't miss.  9pm Sunday on CNN.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Definitely Maybe

We hope your travel-related or sticking-around pre-Thanksgiving Wednesday is going smoothly.  We may get around to adding some more to today's just-the-jobs set – maybe; that's the best we can give you, just maybe.  We could also go with perhaps. [edit: all done now]

1) We start with an annoying development: we can’t currently access links to individual jobs and internships in the House of Representatives, as is our custom on Wednesdays.  It appears they’ve changed the link structure that allowed us to find new listings easily.  If anyone has the new links, please pass one along – otherwise, it looks like it’s time for you to subscribe to the House Employment Bulletin and also make sure to visit the always useful Senate Employment Bulletin.

2-3) Crosscut Strategies has let us know they are actively recruiting for these posts (scroll to find) – heart of downtown location
4) M+R, a communications/public affairs firm focusing on non-profit clients, has shared this Senior Associate, Communications & Advocacy post suited for rock stars with 3-4 years of experience in media relations, preferably with an agency and/or advocacy campaign background – DC, New York, Los Angeles or Oakland, CA

5) American Nurses AssociationAssociate Director, Government Affairs

6) AstraZenecaPAC Director

7-8) Bechtel
9-10) Brookings Institution
11-13) Conservation International
14) FP1 StrategiesIntern, Spring 2018

15-18) Georgetown University
19) Merritt GroupPR Account Coordinator

20) Nemours Manager of Policy & Advocacy

21) SuntivaStrategic Communications Consultant – Secret clearance required

22) Pacific National LaboratoryFederal Affairs Director – DC-based – apply by Dec. 22

23-26) World Resources Institute
27 ) Advisory Council on Historic PreservationPublic Affairs Specialist – $112k-$145k – apply by Dec. 1

28) Bureau of Land ManagementAssistant Director, Communications – $161k-$187k – apply by Dec. 22

29) Heritage FoundationProject Coordinator

30) National Council of Teachers of MathematicsPublications Assistant – $17-$18/hr

31) National Geospatial Intelligence AgencyPublic Affairs Officer – $66k-$123k – apply by Jan. 13

32-38) Nature Conservancy
39-40) Pew Charitable Trusts
more to come? maybe! OK, finally done; have a lovely Thanksgiving! –

Monday, November 20, 2017

Analysts, Managers, Directors, Coordinators & More

Tuesday update: We were overly optimistic in yesterday's promise of a Mon-Tue-Web publishing schedule this week, so no new post today – see you again on Wednesday, we hope.

Hello Monday!  We'll have new listings on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday – and don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Bethesda-based Aledade offers a new model of primary care that puts physicians back in command of their patients’ health care needs – they are recruiting for a Policy Analyst to analyze value driven health care policies and develop products that make the information actionable throughout the organization – familiarity w/ healthcare policy desired.

Fintrac seeks Communications Specialist to support the Feed the Future/Enabling Environment for Food Security project develop and implement communications and knowledge management activities, including developing electronic communications collateral and multimedia technical knowledge products, and maintaining and optimizing our web presence and contact management systems.

The Edison Electric Institute has let us know they are actively recruiting for these:
Story Partners has shared this Senior Director, Public Affairs (scroll to find) post – 7-10 years of communications experience desired, including background on Capitol Hill or at a PR agency

The Center for Social Policy is actively recruiting for these – see also main career page:
Forbes-Tate Partners seeks Research & Policy Analysis Intern and Public Policy Intern (scroll to find) for substantive & practical Spring term engagements – familiarity w/ Capitol Hill preferred – Chinatown/Gallery Place location – apply by Nov. 28

Capital Research CenterCommunications Manager/Director – 3-5 years of experience in communications, media relations, journalism, public relations, or as a press secretary or media relations/communications specialist; radio and TV pitching skills a plus – search managed by Talent Market

George Washington University
Maryland Public TelevisionPR & Communications Intern – Spring 2018 – Baltimore, MD – apply by Dec. 30

National LGBTQ Task ForceMedia & Public Relations Director – 3+ years media 7 public relations experience required; fluency in Spanish language & background working with Spanish-language media strongly preferred.

Center for Law & Social PolicyDeputy Executive Director, External Affairs & Strategic Communications – at least 7-10 years of experience in a senior management role, including leadership in managing comprehensive strategic communications, media relations & external outreach

American Diabetes Association
Mystery DC-based employerSocial Media Specialist – experience with managing the production of internal and external materials such as press releases, brochures, blog posts, web content, newsletters and executive presentations desired – search managed the Creative Group

Gabriel Marketing Group – you seen see date-posted info here (spoiler alert: they’re all pretty fresh)
NAIOP/Commercial Real Estate Development Assn.Digital Media Manager – 5+ years of related experience required; facility with Sitecore preferred.


Open Society FoundationsAssociate Director for Program Development supporting the Human Rights Initiative – seeking candidates with significant experience working within organizations to develop and execute human rights strategies, preferably with a working knowledge of national, regional, and international human rights mechanisms – DC, New York or London, UK – apply by Dec. 15

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
… and finally: Are you passionate about music and live events? Do you have experience engaging with communities of artists and music listeners?  National Public Radio is seeking a highly motivated and entrepreneurial Music Events & Community Manager to oversee and manage the annual Tiny Desk Contest and provide additional support to NPR Music and the NPR events team.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Great – now we can't get "Beyond This Horizon" out of our heads.

As you might have guessed, the selection of previously noted opportunities available in the upcoming holiday week is a little lighter than usual.

Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical CollegesManager of Marketing and CommunicationsNov. 20

Embassy of Canada
National Building MuseumMarketing & Communications Associate post – Nov. 20

NOAA/National Marine Fisheries ServicesCommunications Specialist – $66k-$103k – Nov. 20

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Nature Conservancy
British Embassy
American Society of Civil Engineers Manager, Grassroots & Digital AdvocacyNov. 24

Center for Civilians in ConflictSenior Director, ProgramsNov. 26

Greenpeace Planned Giving Officer – DC, New York, Chicago, IL or San Francisco, CA – Nov. 26

This Sunday, Tony & Parts Unknown head to Seattle and hang w/ Mark Lanegan, prompting us to root around for that one Screaming Trees CD we own.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Your Friday Set

Hello Friday job-searchers & -browsers!  We hope there's something that catches your fancy in today's week-closing edition.

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is in search mode for a Communications & Visual Information Specialist with at least one year’s experience in social media, media relations & graphic design, including proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications – $45k-$60k – apply by Dec. 4

Public affairs & communications cabal the Moak Group tells us they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find)
Public Company Accounting & Oversight BoardPublic Affairs Specialist – 3-10 years of progressive experience in writing, copyediting, and proofreading in journalism, public affairs or media relations desired.

We hope you hop to it to craft a resume & cover letter detailing your stout qualifications & experience for Senior Director, Public Affairs for Beer Institute – and we’ll obviously be expecting to comped at some sort of local beer-vent if you’re tapped for the post.

Environmental Protection AgencyPrincipal Deputy Associate Administrator for Public Affairs – $124k-$187k – apply by Dec. 18

Mystery trade associationPR Director, Government Affairs – 8+ years of communications experience required; Capitol Hill or agency background a plus – search managed by Bloom, Gross & Associates

American University
Mystery DC PR firmDigital Media Director –  3-5 years of proven experience executing digital campaigns required

America’s Health Insurance PlansDigital Engagement Associate – 1-2 years or digital media, public relations or public affairs experience desired, as well as facility with WordPress or other CMS

Alliance of Automobile ManufacturersDirector of Government Affairs – thorough knowledge of the workings of the federal legislative & regulatory process as well as familiarity with technology & safety issues related to the auto industry desired.

Embassy of Canada
Pew Charitable TrustsSenior Creative Associate – 4+ years of relevant experience required; agency & client service background preferred.

National Association of Conservation DistrictsDirector of Communications (pdf) – 5+ years’ related experience required – apply by Dec. 1

Capitol Hill
Specialty Graphic Imaging AssociationEditorial Assistant – Fairfax City location

… and finally: our friends at the British Embassy are looking to add an experienced Driver to the team – $17/hr – apply by Nov. 20

Best wishes for a sweet & restorative weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Have at 'Em!

A lot of great direct-to-us opportunities lead off today's otherwise-just-the-jobs set; we'll probably be adding a few more later today. [edit: all done]

1) Trash Free Maryland seeks an experienced, energetic, and visionary Executive Director candidate who is passionate about creating lasting change for our environment – management experience and a background in legislative & grassroots campaigns desired – $65k-$75k

2) The DC Dept. of Transportation is seeking a Policy Analyst with 3-5 years’ experience and knowledge of the legislative process as well as an understanding of transportation laws & regulations – $81k-$104k – apply by Nov. 27

3-5) A well-established advocacy & lobbying organization with a focus on international affairs multiple temporary opportunities running through mid-March – searches managed by our friends at Brainstorm Creative Resources:
6) The Clyde Group describes this fresh Associate post as well-suited for a recent graduate or individual in the early stages of his/her career looking to launch into the DC public affairs & communications world; experience with media relations & pitching desired.

7-8) Our pals at Washingtonian are actively recruiting for an Audience Development Associate (scroll to find) to create strategic print & digital audience development plans & promotional efforts – 1-3 years or more of related experience and knowledge of magazine circulation planning & production & social media skills desired – scroll down further for a Web Producer/Social Media Fellow post with a $12/hr pay grade & Nov. 20 application deadline.

9) The Environmental Working Group has shared this Press Secretary opportunity suited for candidates with 5+ years of PR or communications experience and proven ability to pitch & generate coverage in leading mainstream television, print and online news publications.

10) The University of California has a part-time Fellowship opportunity with their National Center for Free Speech & Civic Engagement – you need not be affiliated w/ UC or based in DC, but will be expected to travel to both locations – $20k stipend – apply by Dec. 11

11) PoliTemps is seeking sharp, political, PR, media, and public affairs temporary staff for a variety of assignments in DC and the Metro area – experience related to campaigns, Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch, PR, media or government/communications academic background desired – see application info here.

12) Here’s a fresh Video Assistant opportunity with the Human Rights Campaign – at least one year of experience in video production preferred, as well as facility with Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe PhotoShop, After Effects, Illustrator & Mac/Apple operating systems.

13) The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine seeks a multitasking-capable Admin Assistant with exceptional administrative & customer service skills & strong writing skills – Friendship Heights location

14) The National Association for State Community Services Programs is seeking a part-time Policy & Communications Intern with research, social media & strong proofreading/writing skills – apply by Nov. 27

15) Aerojet RocketdyneCommunications Specialist

16) American Society of HematologyContent Marketing Specialist (scroll to find)

17) Brookings InstitutionFellow/Senior Fellow, Arms Control & Non-Proliferation Initiative

18-19) BRTRC Federal Solutions
20-37) Capitol Hill
  • Midwest RepublicanHealth Legislative Assistant
  • New Mexico DemocratScheduler/Executive Assistant
  • Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) – Intern
  • Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) – Intern
  • Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL) – Intern – needed ASAP
  • Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) – Intern
  • Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) – Intern
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) – Intern
  • Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) – Intern
  • Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) – Intern – Dec. 1 start date
  • Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (D-NE) – Intern
  • Rep. Paul Sarbanes (D-MD) – Intern
  • Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) – Intern
  • Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) – Intern
  • North Carolina DemocratIntern
  • House Democratic CaucusIntern
  • Energy & Commerce Committee, Democratic StaffIntern
  • Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Republican StaffIntern
38) Colonial Williamsburg FoundationDonor Stewardship Specialist – $14/hr – Williamsburg, Va.

39) Georgetown UniversityDirector of Development, International

40-43) Nature Conservancy
44) Seakeeper, Inc. Communications Manager – California, MD

45-47) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
48) The Aerospace CorporationPublic Affairs Manager

49) American Health Lawyers Association –  Director of Marketing & Communications – search managed by Staffing Advisors

50) American Seed Trade AssociationCommunications Manager – $50k-$55k

51) DC Office of the Chief Technology OfficerWriter/Editor (search keyword 1702) – $81k-$104k – apply by Nov. 17

52) DC Public LibrarySocial Media Specialist (search keyword 1675) – $56k-$73k – apply by Dev. 6

53) KBRCommunications Specialist – Houston, TX

54) Medstar Health/Franklin Square Medical CenterManager of Communications – Baltimore, MD

55) Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical GroupMeeting & Conference Admin Assistant – temporary post

56) Morgan LewisSocial Media Coordinator

57) Mystery international consulting organizationDigital Marketing Coordinator – search managed by Profiles

58-59) National Council on Behavioral Health
60) Youth Services of AmericaInterns (scroll to find)

more to come OK, we're done –