Thursday, May 31, 2018

They're OK, the Last Days of May

We've got a plus-sized just-the-jobs set for you on this weather-dreary but otherwise cheery Thursday morning in DC.

1) American Coatings AssociationPolicy & Compliance Attorney

2) American Jewish CouncilPolitical Outreach Fellow – $1,500/mo

3-4) American Society of Clinical Oncology
5) Association of National AdvertisersGovernment Relations Coordinator

6-10) Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
11) Brookings InstitutionProject Coordinator, Collaborative Initiatives

12) Cato InstituteDirector of Development Communications – search managed by Talent Market

13) Chapman Cubine Adams+HusseyDirect Mail Account Representative

14-15) Children’s National Medical Center
16) ChristalisMarketing & Communications Specialist (scroll to find)

17) DC Dept. of Insurance, Securities & BankingPublic Information Officer (search keywords media relations or 3471) – $102k-$143k – apply by June 14

18-19) Families USA
20-21) Folger Shakespeare Library (scroll to find)
22) Fox/National Geographic ChannelsProduction Coordinator

23-25) Gannett/USA Today
26-27) Georgetown University
28) IHeart MediaVice President of Digital Strategy – Rockville or Baltimore, MD

29-30) McClatchy
31) MedStar Health – Marketing & Communications Manager

32) Mystery conservative-leaning organizationDigital Account Manager – up to $25/he – search managed by Creative Circle

33-35) Nature Conservancy
36) NBC NewsWriter, Political Unit

37-38) NETWORK/Catholic Social Justice Lobby
39) PBSContent Manager, PBS KIDS for Parents

40) Rocky Mountain Institute Marketing Manager – DC, New York or Boulder, CO

41) Sandy Hook Promise State Policy Director, Gun Violence Prevention – apply by June 15

42) Shakespeare Theatre CompanySpecial Events Coordinator (scroll to find)

43-44) Social Driver
45) StreetsensePublic Affairs Manager – see also main career page

46) Syrian American Medical SocietyGrants Assistant

47) TravelPortCommunications Manager – Atlanta, GA

48-50) United Way
51) University of MarylandCommunications & Media Manager, School of Public Health – apply by June 4

52-53) Visit Baltimore – Baltimore, MD (scroll to find)
54) Ward Circle Strategies Manager (scroll to find)

55-58) Weber Shandwick/Powell-Tate
59-60) … and finally: Chicago is your new home as you sign on to evangelize for the fine products of international spirits creator & purveyor Beam Suntory:

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Your Mid-Week Set

The United Philanthropy Forum, a network of 69 regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations, is seeking a Senior Manager of Policy with 6+ years’ experience in policy/advocacy in philanthropy or nonprofit field and/or experience working in government.

The Atlantic Council is looking to fill this Summer 2018 Outreach & Awards Intern post – demonstrated interest in fundraising, international affairs and/or business development through academic or work experience is strongly preferred.

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
Democrats for Education ReformDC State Director – leadership, management & fundraising experience in non-profit and/or political campaign environment required.

Fund for Global Human Rights – DC or New York (scroll to find)
Biotechnology Innovation Organization Executive Assistant supporting the VP of Communications – experience providing executive-level admin support desired.

Fairfax County
DC Office of the State Superintendent of EducationDirector of Communications & Community Outreach (use keyword media relations or 3551 in search-box) – $113k-$159k – apply by June 4

Alley Cat Allies
Data Federal Corp. Content Strategist/Writer – 5+ years of experience as a content strategist working in an online environment desired

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
International Labor Rights ForumCampaigns Associate (scroll to find) – 3-5 years’ experience in social/economic justice campaigning desired.

People for the American Way
Wendt Center for Loss and HealingDirector of Development & Communications (pdf) – 10+ years’ experience in non-profit development required – see also main career page

Capitol Hill
Wilmer HaleMeeting & Event Planner – 3+ years’ relevant experience required; knowledge of DC hotel & restaurant market preferred.

University of Virginia

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Hiring in Del Ray and Other Areas Near & Near-ish

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

Here’s a big deal job with a big deal organization: Chief Lobbyist for the National Association of Realtors – 15+ years of experience in a government affairs, Capitol Hill or similar setting required.

The National Association of Workforce Boards has shared this Associate, Communications & Membership post with a relevant academic background (communications, marketing, poli-sci, etc.); web design & social media skills a plus.

The Glen Echo Group is actively recruiting for these opportunities:
  • Associate – 3-5 years’ experience in public relations & strategic communications required
  • Creative Associate – experience designing assets for infographics, websites, apps, social media, videos and/or digital advertising sought
Mars Inc. has put out the call for a Senior Manager, Cocoa Health Science Communications with 10+ years in corporate communications, scientific communications and/or media relations required, as well as proven ability to build relationships with media & opinion leaders.

Our contact at Del Ray-based communications cabal Reingold notes that they are in rapid-growth mode, as belied by the wealth of opportunities noted here; we’re assured that all of those posts are available, and that their most urgent needs are for these (scroll to find):
The National Alliance of Forest Owners is looking for a Communications & Government Relations Intern, starting in early June – up to $2k/mo. compensation – excellent communication skills & facility w/ social media are musts.

DC Housing AuthorityPublic Relations Manager (pdf) – $102k-$133k – 6+ years’ experience in marketing and public relations required – see also main career page

American Enterprise Institute
United Nations Foundation Director of Development supporting the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves – 7-10 years of demonstrated experience in development & fundraising desired.

ConvĂ© CommunicationsClient Manager – 3-5 years communications marketing experience required; understanding of the political landscape & familiarity with government agencies preferred.

George Washington University
American Institutes for ResearchCommunications Assistant, Education – your 1-2 years’ relevant experience should demonstrate knowledge & effective use of social media & related tools.

Novozymes Government Relations Manager – 3+ years’ relevant work experience in Congress strongly preferred

Freddie Mac
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsState Legislative Director, South Atlantic Region – 4-6 years’ relevant experience in a non-profit, legislative office or government agency setting desired – Raleigh, NC

New with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since our early-May check-in:
TwitterPublic Policy Associate – 3+ years’ experience in government or politics required, preferably at the Press Secretary/Digital Director level – a Receptionist post supporting their DC outpost is also noted

CASA de Maryland Inc.Campaign Communications Specialist – seeking candidates with 2+ years’ experience in communications or in political and grassroots organizing that includes a communications component, preferably in the Hispanic/Latino community – excellent Spanish language skills also required.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
Strategy and Management ServicesCorporate Communications Manager – 8+ years of relevant experience required, including work in supervisory roles

International Fund for Animal Welfare
BlackRock Center for the ArtsMarketing and Communications Director (pdf) – 5+ years’ experience in a mid-senior level marketing position in the performing or visual arts preferred – Germantown, MD – see also main career page

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Future Past is Now

Here's your weekend run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  Have a great Sunday & Memorial Day, and we'll see you again Tuesday.

George Washington University Communications Assistant, GW Cancer CenterMay 28

Nature Conservancy
Greenpeace Campaigns Director – DC or San Francisco, CA – May 29

Federal Railroad Administration Public Affairs Specialist – $68k-$106k – May 30

George Mason University
Council of Large Public Housing AuthoritiesCommunications Director May 31

Mystery national public health organizationWriter – contract/project – May 31

U.S. Commission in International Religious Freedom
Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Center for the Study of Social PolicySenior Associate, Learning & EvidenceJune 1 

Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – June 1

New AmericaDirector of CommunicationsJune 1

Public Affairs CouncilPolicy Communications & Corporate Responsibility Manager June 1

Consumer Product Safety CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – June 3

Friday, May 25, 2018

102 Days & Counting

Hello Friday!  We're glad to be back – and, no we weren't just off on a Caps win! Caps win! Caps win! bender.  But yes, like this guy, we're pretty cheerful these days.

1) New America has put out a fresh call for a Director of Communications with 10+ years of communications experience in an “in-house” leadership role within a complex agency or non-profit environment – we’re told they would prefer to see applications by June 1.

2) Kellen is searching for a Government Affairs Coordinator to provide wide-ranging government affairs and advocacy coordination for multiple association clients, mainly in the food industry – 1-3 years of legislative and/or regulatory experience desired; Capitol Hill background a plus.

3) The Hatcher Group is seeking a Senior Digital Strategist with 5+ years of experience in digital strategy & social media support & an interest in working with a client roster of progressive nonprofits focused on education, poverty, social justice & the environment – Bethesda location.

4-9) The American Association of University Women have let us know they are actively recruiting for all of these:
10-11) Northeastern University has asked us to share this invitation to decamp to Boston to serve as Media Relations Specialist – 4-6 years of experience in media relations desired – we also see a fresh Marketing & Communications Manager post supporting their IT Dept. available.

12) The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is seeking a Corporate Liaison to reach out to public and private institutions to push forward healthful foods and simultaneously eliminate processed meats from their menus. If you have five or more years of experience in negotiations, sales, or lobbying, they would love to hear from you.

13-14) Our friends at CLS Strategies have passed along these entry-level/early career posts:
  • Senior Associate – 2-4+ years of experience in public relations, public affairs and/or politics required; background in litigation and/or crisis communications a plus.
  • Associate – fluency in Spanish a must
15) NARAL Pro-Choice America is seeking a Campaigns Director with 7+ years’ experience in campaigns, advocacy or political organizing, as well as high-level strategic planning skills – search managed by Grossman Heinz

16) Hattaway Communications is in search mode for a Communications Associate with 3-5 years of experience applying research & analysis to strategic communications that achieves measurable impact.

17) Airlines Reporting Corp.Managing Director, Marketing/Communications & Corporate Strategy

18-21) American University
22-24) Brookings Institution
25-27) Capitol Hill
28) Center for American ProgressPolicy Analyst, Postsecondary Education

29) Dept. of Veterans AffairsCongressional Relations Specialist – $96k-$148k – apply by June 6 – subject to early closure

30) Engage Cuba Director of Communications & Outreach

31) Georgetown UniversityAssistant Director of Development, Law School

32-33) Human Rights First
34) Library of Congress Legislative Information Specialist – 120-day initial recruitment term; permanent status possible – $56k-$73k – apply by June 4

35-36) Medical Device Innovation Consortium (scroll to find)
37) Mystery Rockville employer Digital Communications Specialist – search managed by Creative Circle

38-40) Nature Conservancy
41) Northern Virginia Community CollegePublic Safety & Media Relations Specialist – $55k-$70k – apply by June 14

42-45) Pew Charitable Trusts
46) Polaris IndustriesVice President, Government Relations

47) Regional Airline AssociationCommunications & Public Affairs Manager

48) SEIUAssistant Director of Communications, National Organizing

49) University of MarylandCommunications & Media Manager – apply by June 4

50) W. R. Grace & Co.Director, Corporate Communications

If you ascribe to the popular notion that your Summer runs from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day, then you've got 102 days the season to enjoy (July 15 will be the halfway point this year).  Best wishes for getting that started with a lovely & peaceful weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.  We'll have the usual recap of jobs closing soon on Sunday, and back with regular programming on Tuesday.  Be safe & have fun.

Monday, May 21, 2018


Update: sorry to miss publishing Wednesday; we'll be back Friday, we hope.

We'll be publishing on a three-day schedule again this week.  See you (and hopefully Caps/Lightning game 7) again on Wednesday.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1-3) Alzheimer’s Association
4) American Chiropractic AssociationCommunications Manager

5-6) APCO Worldwide
7-9) Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association
10-11) CAMRIS International
12) Catholic Mobilizing NetworkCommunications Manager – $40k-$45k

13) Catholic Relief ServicesFundraising Writer/Editor – Baltimore, MD

14) City of RockvilleTV Production Assistant – temporary position – $11/hr – apply by June 9

15) Consumer Product Safety CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by June 3

16-18) DDC Public Affairs
19) Dept. of Health & Human ServicesAssistant Commissioner, Office of Media Affairs – $126k-$189k – apply by June 16

20) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by June 1

21) FTI ConsultingConsultant, Government Affairs/Strategic Communications

22-23) FP1 Strategies
24-27) George Mason University
28-29) George Washington University
30) Global ImpactSenior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Combined Federal Campaign

31) Hudson InstituteDirector of Communications

32-41) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
42-47) Ketchum
48) National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsDirector of Media Relations

49-51) National Council for Behavioral Health
52) U.S. Chamber of CommerceManager, Corporate Relations/Fundraising & Development

Sunday, May 20, 2018

What's My Scene?

This 80s gem is in our heads as we put together your previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Transportation Security Administration Writer/Editor – $79k-$121k – May 21

Nature Conservancy
George Mason University
Greenpeace Democracy CampaignerMay 23

Library of Congress
Analyst in Intergovernmental Relations & Economic Development Policy – $96k-$126k – May 23

Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) – Legislative AssistantMay 23

British Embassy
George Washington University Senior Prospect Analyst, Development & Alumni RelationsMay 25

International Monetary FundCommunications OfficerMay 25

Rep. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) – Director of Digital OperationsMay 25

Vote.orgCommunications Manager/Director – $80k-$115k – home/remote-based post – May 25

And what's Tony's scene this week?  How about a sojourn to Armenia that includes filming from a Soviet-era Mi-8 helicopter? Check out Parts Unknown, tonight at 9:00pm on CNN

Friday, May 18, 2018

Progress & Regression

Hello Friday job-searchers!  We are a little bit of a work-in-progress today; we'll add a handful more later on to your week-ending set.  As to our reference to regression, you can probably guess what disquieting backwards step is on our minds this morning.

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a Social Media Strategist with 2+ years work/intern experience and a proven track record of driving creative content & growing audiences for nonprofits, campaigns or corporations – see also main career page

USAC administers Universal Service Fund programs on behalf of the FCC, helping provide telecom & broadband access to rural communities, health care facilities, schools & libraries, and low income households – and you’ll take part in that effort as Communications Associate in a post described to us as a great opportunity for an early-career professional with marketing or communications experience.

Our friends at the American Red Cross passed these along this morning:
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has shared this fresh call for a Director of Leadership Gifts with 8+ years of experience in major gift fundraising & developing complex fundraising strategies.

Radiant Earth, a group working to aggregate & provide access to the world’s open Earth imagery & geospatial data, is seeking a Project Manager with experience related to satellite imagery & mapping, as well as the ability to manage & shape multi-faceted projects involving multiple teams and organizations – a significant part of your role will be in support of CommonSensing, a climate-related project in the South Pacific, which should be accretive to your frequent flyer miles tally.

CLS Strategies is seeking an entry-level Associate who is fluent in Spanish and possesses a passion for communications & public affairs.

Transforming educational systems is the game, and iNACOL is the name – and Research Director is the job, for those of you with deep knowledge in the field of K-12 education & high-level research skills; advanced degree in education, research, or public policy a plus.

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Mystery Reston-based non-profitDirector of Media Relations – At least 10-12 years of experience in journalism or a media relations/public affairs function desired – search managed by Torchlight Hire 

Federal Railroad Administration Public Affairs Specialist – $68k-$106k – apply by May 30

British Embassy
University of Maryland/University CollegeSenior Web Writer & Editor – 5-7 years of marketing and/or content development experience desired.

American University
The Public Risk Management Association seeks entrepreneurial self-starter w/ a go-getter attitude as Communications and Marketing Manager – $60k-$70k – Old Town location

Nature Conservancy
American Frozen Food InstituteSenior Manager of Marketing & Communications – 5+ years of related experience in communications, marketing, media relations or social media campaigns preferred.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Associated Builders & ContractorsDirector of Media Relations – 8+ years of communications experience desired.

Heritage FoundationSenior Advisor to the President for Donor Relations – 10+ years in fundraising, planned giving, sales, or marketing desired.

Atlantic Media
Center for American ProgressDeputy Director, Center for American Progress Action Fund – 8+ years of professional experience working in digital media with a focus on graphics and video desired.

Best wishes for a less-damp and Oh please, please get back in the win-column! weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Urban, Adventist, International & Green

Here's your mid-week set.  We're skipping publishing on Thursday again; see you on Friday.

1) Partners of the Americas is actively recruiting for a Communications & Outreach Officer to support their Agriculture and Food Security team – 2-3 years of experience in communications, marketing, or a related field required, as well as facility with graphic design, video editing, database & email marketing platforms and webs management applications preferred.

2) Freedman Consulting has passed along this Research Associate (scroll to find) post best suited for 1-3 years of previous research, legislative, communications, consulting, or policy-related experience – located just around the corner from this superb lunch spot.

3) The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association has a fresh Associate, Advocacy & Communications (pdf) post available – seeking candidates with 2+ years’ communications experience, collaborative & creative mindset, and passion for family planning and public health – see also main career page

4-5) The Urban Institute has passed along two new posts:
6) Story Partners is in search mode for a Public Affairs Director with 3-5 years of experience working in press operations or journalism, Capitol Hill background and knowledge & interest in farm & food policy

7-8) Adventist Healthcare
9-10) American Humanist Association (scroll to find)
11) American Optometric AssociationPublic Relations & Community Manager – search managed by Chaloner

12) American Society for Radiation OncologyOnline Communications Coordinator – see also main career page

13-15) Aspen Institute
16) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationInterim Senior Program Officer, Global Policy and Advocacy – 18-month term

17-19) Capitol Hill
20) Coca Cola CompanyGovernment Relations Director

21) DC Public SchoolsAnalyst, Communications & Branding – $55k-$62k

22) Dept. of the Interior/Bureau of ReclamationCongressional Affairs Liaison – $114k-$148k – apply by June 6

23) The Fishing SchoolDevelopment & Communications Manager (pdf)

24-25) GEICO
26-27) Georgetown University
28) George Washington UniversityMedia Relations Specialist

29-31) Global Strategy Group
32) Independent Community Bankers AssociationVice President, Congressional Relations

33) International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – apply by May 25, as noted here

34) JPA Health CommunicationsAccount Exec/Senior Account Exec – DC or Boston, MA

35) League of Women VotersChief Executive Officer – search managed by Sterling Martin Associates

) Mathematical Association of AmericaCommunications Specialist (scroll to find)

36-37) MedStar Health
38-39) Metropolitan Police Dept.Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $86k-$121k – apply by May 17

40-41) National Federation of Independent Business
42) National Security AgencyCommunications Officer – $45k-$73k for entry-level candidates; $68k-$106k for experienced hires – Fort Meade, MD

43) Smithsonian InstitutionManager of Public Affairs & Marketing supporting the Freer Gallery of Art/Sackler Gallery – apply by June 10

44) Physicians for Social ResponsibilityCommunication Manager (scroll to find)

) SKDKnickerbocker Vice President, Technology Practice – DC, New York, or Los Angeles, CA

45-46) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
47-48) U.S. Commission in International Religious Freedom
49-50) U.S. Green Building Council
51) Washington Post Internal Communications Specialist

52) Wilderness SocietyDirector, Regional Communications Strategy (scroll to find) – Denver, Boise, Bozeman, Seattle or Oakland, CA

Monday, May 14, 2018

Another Week Begins & More Jobs for You

Tuesday update: no new post today – see you Wednesday, we hope.

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

The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority seeks a Digital Communication Officer (scroll to find or use advanced search & job ID 180359) to manage traditional PR functions while also creating high-quality digital content for use to tell Metro’s story to a broad audience across multiple communications channels.

Fresh opportunities with the Children’s National Medical Center:
Per the comments section, we bring you this call for applicants for Press Secretary and Digital Director posts in the office of Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii).

American Diabetes Association
National Environmental Education FoundationVice President of Marketing & Communications – strong leadership skills & 10-12 years of marketing & communications experience required

American Enterprise Institute
Congressional Federal Credit UnionDirector of Marketing & Communications – 10 years of experience directing broad ranging communication and marketing strategy and programs in the financial industry desired – Oakton, Va.-based

Atlantic Media
AARP Vice President of Social Communications – 10+ years of relevant communications experience required

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
United Nations FoundationPolicy Associate supporting the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data – 5+ years’ experience in international development, development data, or foreign policy desired

George Washington University
Central Intelligence AgencyCommunications Officer – $54k-$95k – ability to research and draft original content for a variety of channels & audiences and understanding of digital tools including SharePoint &WordPress CMS desired.

George Mason University
Mystery employerCommunications Assistant – 3 positions available – described as entry-level – search managed by Recruiting Services International

Children’s Defense Fund – see also main career page
The U.S. Institute for Peace has part-time Research Assistant, Communications and Research Assistant, Media Relations opportunities available for full-time students in the DC area – $12-$14/hr

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Give These Another Look

Here's your Sunday look at previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Dept.Public Information Officer – $55k-$108k – May 14

Nature Conservancy
Center for Civilians in ConflictDevelopment Manager/Grant WriterMay 15

G2GLegislative DirectorMay 15

George Mason University Marketing Assistant, Hylton Performing Arts Center – part-time – Woodbridge, Va. – May 15

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) – Legislative CorrespondentMay 15 

Northern Virginia Community CollegeCommunications Manager – $55k-$70k – May 16

Railroad Retirement BoardLegislative Affairs Specialist – $42k-$59k – May 16

DC Dept. of TransportationProgram Analyst – $72k-$92k – May 17
Global TiesManager, Office OperationsMay 18

Embassy of CanadaEvents Coordinator – $50k – May 20
Who doesn't like a good shed party?  Tony & Canadian companions head to Newfoundland for a bout of eating, drinking, hunting & good living in general. Parts Unknown, tonight at 9:00pm on CNN