Friday, March 30, 2018

Wishing You Successful Job Hunting & a Great Weekend

Hello Friday!  Here's to a dry second try for Opening Day!

1) The Alliance to Save Energy has a fresh Stakeholder Relations Associate post suited for candidates with 1-2 years of experience in membership programs, fundraising or external relations, as well as a strong knowledge of Salesforce, or other CRM software – $40k-$45k

2) NJI Media, a self-described boutique creative firm based in Old Town is looking to fill Summer 2018 Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern and Strategy & Client Services Intern posts of the paid variety

3) American Bus Association Communications & Marketing Associate

4-10) American University
11-15) Atlantic Media
16-17) British Embassy
18-20) Brookings Institution
21) Centers for Disease ControlPublic Affairs Specialist -- $108k-$140k – Atlanta, GA – apply by Apr. 4

22-24) Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
25) Earth Resources Technology, Inc.Environmental Communications & Outreach Specialist supporting the National Marine Fisheries Service

26) Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationProgram Coordinator, External Affairs

27) Federal Emergency Management AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $68k-$88k – apply by Apr. 6

28-30) Georgetown University
31) Heritage FoundationDevelopment Researcher – part-time

32) Medstar/GU HospitalMedia Relations Specialist

33-41) Nature Conservancy
42-43) Northrop Grumman
44) Office of the U.S. Trade RepresentativeWriter/Editor – $45k-$73k – apply by Apr. 1

45-48) Pew Charitable Trusts
49) USAA Federal Government Relations Director

50-51) Veterans of Foreign Wars – see also main career page
53) … and finally: if you’re the kind of person who still looks forward to getting a fully-stocked Easter basket every year, perhaps this Manager, Cocoa Health Science Communications the sweet-stuff-suppliers at Mars. Inc. – 10 years in corporate communications, scientific communications and/or media relations desired.

Best wishes for a lovely weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource, as well as a reverent Good Friday and wonderful Easter for folks who honor those events.  And safe days and chocolate bunnies to all!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

One More Day...

.... until MLB Opening Day!  You can probably guess what we'll be focusing on at 4 pm tomorrow.

Thursday update: like the originally scheduled Nats opener, we're a washout today.  See you again Friday!

No Labels is looking for a Multimedia Coordinator/Graphic Designer with skills in social media & with applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Canva & Premiere Pro to join their problem-solving-over-politics enterprise.

Catholic UniversityAssociate Vice President for Marketing and Communications (pdf) –  7-10 years of management and leadership experience in higher education marketing & communications or related field desired – apply by May 1

Our friends at the Human Rights Campaign have just passed these along:
The Aerospace Industries Association has let us know they are actively recruiting for this Manager of Membership post suited for candidates with 7 years of relevant experience; background in trade association membership preferred – Summer 2018 Intern posts in a variety of disciplines also available; $500/wk compensation

Rewire.News, a daily online publication focusing on health, rights & justice, is looking to fill these temporary (3-6 month term), full-time opportunities:
Editorial Projects in Education seeks part-time Live & Virtual Events Associate/Intern – $11/hr –strong communications skills and outstanding grasp of Facebook, Twitter & other social media platforms desired.

This very fresh DC-based Director of Policy & Advocacy post with Mercy Corps would have made a great addition to yesterday’s Humanitarian & Relief special edition

Friends of Choice in Urban Schools Manager of Strategic Communications – 4+ years of experience in communications desired, preferably in the nonprofit, government, or education sector – apply by Apr. 6

Capitol Hill
Institute for Higher Education PolicyCommunications Associate – seeking candidates with experience working at an issue-based research, advocacy, or policy organization, or similar setting – Summer 2018 Communications Intern and Research Intern posts also available

A Way Home America, a group working to curb homelessness among young people, seeks Director of Public Policy with 5+ years of experience in legislative and administrative public policy advocacy of homeless/disconnected youth, or in a complementary area – $80k-$90k

This Director of Communications (pdf) opportunity with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights is new since Monday’s set – 7+ years of relevant experience in press, communications or media sought.

National Consumers League
National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyPublic Affairs Officer – $96k-$148k – apply by Apr. 7 

Mystery McLean-based hospitality firm seeks Brand Communications Specialist for on a one-year contract basis – 3-5 years’ experience in PR/communications/marketing required – search managed by Profiles.

Mystery organization working to help children meet daily nutritional goalsGovernment Affairs Coordinator – $40k-$45k – preference for candidates with previous experience on Capitol Hill or other regulatory/legislative setting.

Congressional Budget OfficeHealth Analyst – $70k-$140k – apply by Apr. 16

University of VirginiaAdministrative Support & Event Planning Assistant supporting the VP/Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Humanitarian & Relief Jobs 18

Your Tuesday special edition revisits one of our favorite subjects: jobs & internships with humanitarian, relief & international development organizations.  Additional program-related and technical opportunities can be found on the career pages with many of these groups, including in-country postings.

Action Against Hunger

Adventist Development & Relief AgencyDigital Communications Specialist

American Jewish World Service
American Near East Refugee AidMedia Relations Officer (scroll to find) – Arabic language skills preferred

American Red Cross
Media Relations Intern – Summer 2018

Americares – Stamford, CT – see also main career page
Amnesty International
AshokaMajor Gifts Officer – see also main career page

Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationSenior Program Officer, Program Advocacy & Communications – TB & HIV focus – Seattle, WA

Bread for the World
Project Manager for Digital Communications

Catholic Relief Services – Baltimore, MD
Center for Civilians in ConflictPolicy & Advocacy Intern – Summer 2018 – apply by Apr. 15

Center for Global Development
ChildFund International
Church World Service
Compassion InternationalRegional Director, Artist Relations – Nashville, TN

Coptic Orphans

Episcopal Relief & Development Communications & Media Relations Manager (pdf) – New York – see also main career page

Evidence Action – opportunities supporting the Deworm the World initiative
FHI 360
Food for the Poor – Coconut Creek, FL
Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Policy & Communications Intern 

Free the SlavesInterns (scroll to find)

Fund for Global Human Rights (scroll to find)
Global Communities Senior Vice President, Programs & Resources

Global Fund for Children
Innovations for Poverty Action
International Campaign for Tibet
International Justice Mission
International Medical CorpsDirector, Global Communications – Los Angeles, CA – see also main career page

International Food Policy Research InstituteGraphic Designer

International Rescue Committee
Islamic Relief USA
Jhpiego Communications Specialist, Social Media – Baltimore, MD

Medical Teams International Manager, Marketing Communications – Tigard, OR

MacfaddenInformation Officer supporting USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

Mercy Corps
Mercy Ships International Senior Donor Relations Coordinator – Lindale, TX

National Peace Corps Association
ONE Campaign
Operation Blessing International
Oxfam America
PolarisDigital Campaign & Engagement Manager

Save the Children
SOS Children’s VillagesInterns & Fellows (scroll to find)

TechnoserveMarketing & Communications Intern

UNICEFEditor/Copywriter – consultancy – New York – apply by Apr. 2

United Methodist Church Global Ministries
Content Strategist – Atlanta, GA – see also main career page

United Muslim Relief
United Nations Foundation
Vital Voices Global PartnershipDigital Communications Coordinator

Women for Women InternationalInterns (scroll to find) – late-May start date noted

World Vision

Monday, March 26, 2018

Things Not to Be Missed

Hello Monday! Before you dive into your job-seek week, get your tickets soon (you save 15% until Apr. 6) for June's Best of Washington food & drink extravaganza, sponsored by the good folks with Washingtonian magazine.  Also, don't miss previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is seeking a Senior Policy Analyst, State Fiscal Policy with 7+ years of experience working on tax, budget, and/or economic issues at the state or federal level in a governmental setting or as an independent researcher or advocate

National Federation of Independent Business National Director, Media Communications – 10+ years’ experience in communications & strong Beltway media/influencer connections required.

National Association of Affordable Housing LendersCommunications Director –  seeking candidates with 3+ years of communications experience with preferred emphasis on digital strategy and media relations.

SpectrumDirector, Policy Communications – 8-10 years’ communications/PR experience & background in telecom policy required

Land Trust Alliance
University of the District of ColumbiaCommunications Specialist – $58k-$64k – 3+ years of experience in marketing and/or communications required; higher education background preferred – apply today, Mar. 26

Consumer Product Safety Commission Visual Communications Specialist – $81k-$106k – apply by Apr. 4

German Marshall Fund
Hospital for Sick ChildrenCommunications Manager – least 3-4 years of experience that includes work in media outreach, digital communications & social media management desired.

Harm Reduction Coalition
National Federation of Independent Business National Director, Media Communications – 10+ years’ experience in communications & strong Beltway media/influencer connections required.

New with the American Wind Energy Association since just last Wednesday:
National Association of Affordable Housing LendersCommunications Director –  seeking candidates with 3+ years of communications experience with preferred emphasis on digital strategy and media relations.

Waxman Strategies
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawDigital Communications Coordinator – 3+ years’ experience working in digital communications & background in executing social media & issue campaigns desired.

Fannie Mae
United EducatorsDirector of Marketing Communications – top-notch copywriting & editing skills plus strong understanding of online marketing, email campaign management, social media & SEO/SEM required – see also main career page.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
Mystery employer Public Relations Specialist – freelance position; focus on pitching national TV, print, & radio outlets – search managed by the Creative Group

George Washington University
… and finally: the U.S. Marine Corps is seeking a Deputy Marketing Director to join them in Kaneohe, HI in support of the Marine Corps Community Services team – $70k-$80k – apply by Mar. 31

We'll close with two more entries in the not-to-be-missed category – first off, we just found out that White Stone oysters are among the current selections offered at the Old Town outpost of Hank's Oyster Bar – we'll be back again for happy hour today.  Secondly, April at Rustico in Alexandria sees Founders' coveted KBS on tap April 3, and a terrific-looking dinner featuring Aslin beers on Apr. 16.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

The Once-and-Agains

Here's hefty package of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Bread for the WorldDirector of Strategic Communications & CampaignsMar. 26

Catholic UniversityAssociate Director, Advancement Communications-Senior Writer/Editor (pdf) – Mar. 26

George Mason UniversityDevelopment Coordinator, College of Humanities & Social Sciences – mid-$40k – Mar. 26

U.S. Commission of Fine ArtsHistoric Preservation Specialist – $96k-$126k – Mar. 26

Nature Conservancy
Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Food & Drug Administration Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $134k-$164k – Mar. 27

National Institute of Standards & TechnologyPublic Affairs Specialist – $24k-$88k – Mar. 27

World Bank
Union of Concerned Scientists
U.S. International Trade CommissionDirector of External Relations – $134k-$164k – Mar. 28

DC Dept. of TransportationProgram Analyst/Community Engagement – $58k-$75k – Mar. 29

Embassy of Canada Research & Admin Assistant – $50k – two positions available – Mar. 29

International Monetary FundDivision Chief/Assistant Director, Communications & Media RelationsMar. 29deadline noted here

Dept. of Interior/Bureau of ReclamationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $114k-$148k – Mar. 30

Virginia Dept. of TransportationCommunications Coordinator – part-time – $24-$36/hr – Mar. 30

National Alliance on Mental IllnessMar. 31

Dept. of Defense Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$148k – Apr. 1

Stimson Center Executive AssistantApr. 1

Friday, March 23, 2018

Big Finish

We top off your week with what must be one of our biggest Friday sets in some time, bringing the 5-day total to 275 jobs & internships found.  We hope at least a couple of them worked for you.

1) American UniversityExecutive Assistant, WAMU 88.5 FM

2) Black Rock Group Account Exec

3) Blue Cross/Blue Shield AssociationCoordinator, Political Affairs

4-6) Brand USA
7) British EmbassySenior Policy Advisor, Management Reform & Finance supporting the UK Mission to the United Nations – $72k – New York – apply by Apr. 2

8) Capella SpaceDirector of U.S. Government Affairs

9) Center for Popular DemocracyAssistant Director, States Power Project

10) CLS StrategiesInterns and Digital Production Intern – Summer 2018 – paid positions

11) Communities in School Development Specialist, Institutional Relations

12) Consero Intern, Event Planning

13) D.C. Public SchoolsCoordinator, Public Events & Engagement – $64k-$72k

14) Education TrustEditor/Writer

15-16) Embassy of Canada
17) Emily’s ListDeputy Director of Campaign Communications (pdf) – though Dec. 2018

18) Food Safety Inspection Service Web Content Manager – $81k-$126k – apply by Apr. 6

19) General MotorsCommunications Coordinator, Public Policy

20-21) Heritage Foundation
22) Howard UniversityMajor Gift Officer

23) Kaiser Permanente Legislative Representative

24) Mystery Bethesda-based global brandCommunications Strategist – search managed by Profiles

25) Mystery employer Junior Copywriter – to $50k – search managed by Creative Circle

26-27) National Park Foundation
28) National Retail Federation Director, Member Communications

29) Ostuka PharmaceuticalOperations Manager, Government Affairs & advocacy

30-31) Paralyzed Veterans of America
32) Polaris IndustriesDirector, Government Relations

33-35) Prosperity Now – see also main career page
36) Sandoz PharmaceuticalsVice President, Public Affairs

37) SEEP Network Conference Intern – full-time, $12/hr – July-Oct. 2018 term – apply by May 1

38-43) Union of Concerned Scientists
44) U.S. BankFederal Government Affairs Director/Lobbyist

45-50) U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
51) US Pharmacopeia Senior Public Policy & Advocacy Manager

52) Vizient Government Relations Staff Assistant

53) Yankee InstituteDirector of Policy & Research – Hartford, CT – search managed by Talent Market

Best wishes for restorative or rollicking weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Less Big

Your big week programming takes a slight step back, with just 41 opportunities today; perhaps we'll add a few more items later.

1-3) kglobal is actively recruiting for:
4) Per the comments field, we see that SJS Consultants has a part-time Communications Intern opportunity suited for individuals with an academic background in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or political science; recent grads preferred.

5) American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck SurgerySenior Manager, Digital Engagement

6) American Federation of Government EmployeesDeputy Director of Communications (pdf) – see also main career page

7) American Gas AssociationSenior Staff Associate, Federal Affairs (scroll to find)

8) Comcast Director, Government Communications

9) Dept. of Defense Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$148k – apply by Apr. 1

10) DMIDirector, Media Relations

11) Friendship Public Charter School Communications & Social Media Manager

12-14) Georgetown University
15) Harvard University Director of Strategic Communications & External Affairs, Kennedy School of Government – Cambridge, MA

16) International City/County Management AssociationIntern, Social Media Marketing – $12/hr – apply by May 1

17-20) Main Street Alliance (scroll to find)
21) Maryland Hunger Solutions Interns (scroll to find) – advocacy, communications & research specialties – Baltimore, MD

22) Mystery Silver Spring-based employer Executive Communications Manager – search managed by the BOSS Group

23) National Association of Federally-Insured Credit UnionsAssociate Director of Media Relations & Communications (scroll to find)

24) National Democratic InstituteSenior Program Assistant, Election & Political Processes (scroll down)
25) National Institute of Standards & TechnologyPublic Affairs Specialist – $24k-$88k – apply by Mar. 27

26-28) Nature Conservancy
29) NCI Information SystemsPublic Affairs Specialist IV – active Secret clearance required

30-31) Porter Novelli
32-34) Proof
35) SumOfUsCommunications Director – apply by Apr. 15

36-41) U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

We're Crushing It

Your big job-seek-week gets even bigger!  Apply for one or more if you're snowed-in today.

1) The Atlantic Council has let us know they are looking to fill this Media Relations Assistant (scroll to find) post suited for candidates with 1-2+ years relevant experience in public affairs, media relations, marketing, journalism, and/or communications; knowledge of media tracking software such as Meltwater, Cision, or Gorkana preferred, as is familiarity with content management systems.

2) The Herald Group is in search mode for a Public Affairs Associate/Senior Associate (scroll to find) with 0-3 years of communications experience in a PR agency, corporation, association or as a Congressional press secretary; public policy communications background a plus

3) The International Center for Journalists seeks a starting-ASAP Program Officer to support their Knight Fellowships – 2+ years of experience in media, international development or research required; background/expertise related to Latin America or South Asia preferred.

4-5) The Economic Information Group is actively seeking for:
  • Policy Fellow (pdf) – Master’s degree in relevant field such as public policy, economics or development required
  • Interns, Summer 2018 (scroll to find) - $600/wk – specialties include communications, research & policy, and digital communications
6-7) Allegheny Science & Technology
8) Allison+PartnersSenior Account Exec, Technology

9-12) American Bridge 21st Century PAC
13-15) American Motorcyclist Association (scroll to find)
16) American Wind Energy AssociationSenior Director/Vice President, Public Affairs

17) Association of Equipment ManufacturersDirector, Public Affairs (scroll to find)

18-22) Capitol Hill
23-26) Center for Community Change
27) CNNAssociate Editorial Producer/Booker

28) Consortium for Ocean LeadershipScience Policy Communications Associate – low $50k

29) Council for the Accreditation of Educator PreparationCommunications Associate – apply by Apr. 6

30-32) Council on Foreign Relations
33) Delta Air LinesPolitical Engagement Manager

34) Ericsson Inc.Director of Legislative Programs

35) Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis CenterMarketing Communications Specialist (scroll to find)

36) Greenberg Quinlan RosnerResearch Data Associate

37) Howard UniversityAssistant, Legislative Affairs

38-39) HSBC
40) Humane Rescue Alliance Development Operations Manager

41-42) International Fund for Agricultural Development (scroll to find)
43) Library of CongressCongressional Relations Specialist – $114k-$164k – apply by Apr. 12

44) Mercy Corps.Media Relations Intern and Policy & Advocacy Intern – Summer 2018

45) MylanGovernment Affairs Specialist

46) Mystery employer in the healthcare spacePR Coordinator

47-48) National Breast Cancer Coalition
49) National Committee for Quality AssuranceAssistant Director, State Affairs (scroll to find)

50) National Institute of Standards & TechnologyPublic Affairs Specialist – $24k-$88k – apply by Mar. 27

51) Pacific Gas & Electric Co.Government Affairs Representative

52-57) Public Interest Network
58) Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors, Mid-Atlantic ChapterMarketing and Communications Manager

59) Society for Human Resource ManagementSenior Marketing Communications Specialist

60) University of VirginiaAssistant/Associate Director of Development – $58k-$85k – Charlottesville, Va.

61-62) Urban Institute
63) U.S.-China Business CouncilIntern – part-time, paid position – 12-month term, starting early/mid-May 2018 – focus on event/meetings support – apply by Mar. 30

64-65) World Bank

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Nine Percent More

We roll on with Big Week, just-the-jobs programming with nine percent more (9.0909%) listings than in Monday's lead-off set.  Will Wednesday be even heftier? [a: That's the plan.]

1) Kaizen Company is actively recruiting for a Communications & Outreach Specialist to support USAID’s Data and Evidence for Education Programs activity with 5+ years of experience in creative communications, preferably on a USAID-funded project; foreign language skills a plus.

2-3) USAID-related experience also helpful for these opportunities with Creative Associates International:
4) Alliance for Excellent EducationPolicy & Advocacy Intern and Development Intern – Summer 2018 – paid positions – apply by Apr. 6

5) American Institute of ArchitectsManager, Federal Relations

6-7) American International Group, Inc.
8) American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyMeetings Assistant (pdf) – find application info here

9-13) APCO Worldwide
14) Archdiocese for the Military ServicesDirector of Advancement

15) Association for Healthcare PhilanthropyCommunications Manager

16-18) Booz Allen Hamilton
19) Bread for the WorldDirector of Strategic Communications & Campaigns – apply by Mar. 26

20) Bureau of Land ManagementAssistant Director, Communications – $161k-$189k – apply by Apr. 16

21-22) C-SPAN
23) Church of Christ, ScientistGovernment Affairs Assistant – see also main career page

24) DC Criminal Justice Coordinating CouncilPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$104k – apply by Apr. 11

25) DHC/ICEPublic Affairs Specialist – $96k-$148k – apply by Mar. 23

26) Enviva Communications & Public Affairs Manager

27) Fair Labor AssociationDirector of Communications

28) Family, Career & Community Leaders of America Director of Development (pdf) – see also main career page

29-30) Federal Emergency Management Agency
31-32) Feeding America
33) Food & Drug AdministrationSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $134k-$164k – apply by Mar. 27

34-35) Gensler
36) Hewlett Packard EnterpriseState & Local Government Affairs Manager

37) ICF InternationalSenior Health Communications Specialist

38) Kennedy Center Assistant, Washington National Opera Corporate & Foundation Relations

39-42) Kids In Need of Defense – see also main career page
43) LafargeHolcimDirector, Government & Public Affairs

44) Maryland ZooMedia Relations Specialist – Baltimore, MD – see also main career page

45-47) Michael J. Fox Foundation – New York
48) Mystery Crystal City-based healthcare associationCommunications Intern – part-time; $15/hr

49) National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & MedicineDevelopment Associate, Corporate & Foundation Relations

50-52) Planned Parenthood/Community Outreach Group
53-55) Save the Children
56) Selective Service SystemPublic Affairs Specialist – $45k-$88k – apply by Mar. 23

57) U.S. International Trade CommissionDirector of External Relations – $134k-$164k – apply by Mar. 28

58) Xcel EnergyFederal Government Affairs Manager

59) … and finally: this Historic Preservation Specialist opportunity with the heretofore unknown-to-us U.S. Commission of Fine Arts is a bit outside our usual focus but sounds terrific – your primary duties will involve advising the Commission on architectural and historical importance of buildings, monuments, fountains, etc. in DC & environs, particularly in the Old Georgetown Historic District – $96k-$126k – apply by Mar. 26

60) … and finally, part 2: as we’re smack in the middle of March Madness, it seems like an apt time to check in on opportunities at the NCAA, where we find this surely engaging Director of Legal Affairs/Associate General Counsel post available at their Indianapolis, IN HQ – JD required – apply by Mar. 23