Friday, November 30, 2018

Keep Calm & Find Jobs

Hello Friday job-search enthusiasts!  Keep the stress levels down and your career enhancement & advancement efforts on track today.

The National Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a Director, National Grassroots Advocacy with 7-10 years’ relevant experience, including work developing & spearheading grassroots advocacy or civic engagement campaigns, as well as fundraising skills & a strong track record of building national and/or state alliances – Spring 2019 Health Policy Intern and
Summer 2019 Health Policy Intern posts also available.

The National Geographic Society has let us know they are still looking to fill this Internal Communications Specialist post – 3+ years of experience with a combination of at least two of the following required: journalism, corporate communications and event planning – facility with content management systems & email marketing software also beneficial. 

Catholic Charities has shared this very fresh Institutional Giving Associate post – focus on developing funding requests/proposals for foundation, corporate & government donors – 3+ years’ related experience desired.

Our friends at CLS Strategies have told us they’re still looking to fill these posts (scroll to find):
Promundo,a group promoting gender justice violence prevention worldwide by engaging men & boys in partnership with women & girls, has just shared Digital Engagement & Content Assistant and Editorial & Brand Management Assistant (pdf) posts with us – see also main career page – both jobs have a $40-$45k pay grade and a first review of resumes on Dec. 18; final deadline will be Jan. 4

Progressive-friendly digital fundraising & organizing platform EveryAction is seeking an Account Exec to build relationships & market to a non-profit audience – previous experience with a SaaS company & facility with CRM tools a plus. 

CropLife America has passed along this Communications Coordinator role – 4+ years’ experience in writing & editing copy desired, along with facility with Adobe Creative Suite and content management systems & email marketing platforms – find application info here.

Forbes-Tate Partners is recruiting for an Analyst, Public Affairs (scroll to find) to conduct research, write analyses, draft media content, prepare memos & assist with client projects.

In addition to the roles we noted yesterday with the Signal Group, we’re told they’re still looking for candidates for paid, full-time Interns (scroll to find) for the Spring 2019 term.

Fresh opportunities with the Center for Science in the Public Interest:
Atlantic MediaDigital Media Director supporting the Government Executive Media Group – digital advertising experience required; media agency background a plus. 

National Treasury Employees UnionLegislative & Political Director – 10+ years experience with the federal legislative process & federal workforce policy desired, as well as knowledge of political and grassroots operations & managerial background.

Pew Charitable Trusts
American Psychiatric AssociationDeputy Director, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs – 5-10 years of experience in public relations & marketing communications desired.

Center for American Progress
Ohio Education AssociationPolitical Advocacy Consultant – $80k – 3-5 years’ experience in a significant campaign role or on the staff of a local, state or Federal officeholder – Columbus, OH

American University
ALS Therapy Development InstituteDevelopment Director – 6-8 years' experience in fundraising and business development required; successful track recording in fundraising with major donors or scientific sales preferred.

Far-flung opportunities with our probably-Brexit-stressed pals at the British Embassy:
Rational 360PR Director – 3-5 years of communications or public relations experience with proven results and experience working with reporters desired.

Best wishes for a perfectly awesome & restorative weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Busy Busy Busy

Oh man, we're busy.  Lots of great direct-to-us (1-18) submissions today.

1) The American Academy of Ophthalmology is in search mode for a Manager, State Advocacy & Surgical Scope Fund with 5+ years of experience in fundraising, state relations, government affairs, marketing, and/or political arena preferred, as well as a background in advocacy fundraising – see also main career page.

2) Conservation International is seeking a Speech Writer with 3+ years of professional writing and editing experience that includes executive-level speechwriting & staffing work.

3-4) The Signal Group is actively recruiting for these opportunities to join their team (scroll to find):
5) The American Association of University Women is in search mode for a Communications Manager with 4-6 years in communications, public relations, or related field, along with familiarity & aptitude using social media as an earned media tool – $60k-$70k

6) In addition to the fresh Science Communicator, ASBMB Journals (pdf) opportunity we noted at the bottom of Monday’s set, our brainy pals at the American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology have let us know they are also still recruiting for this Web Content Manager (pdf) post – Candidate must possess 3-5 years of related communications and/or marketing experience & previous work with a content management system required; familiarity with Kentico a plus – find application links here.

7-8) Super-fresh opportunities with our friends at the Partnership for Public Service – see also main career page 9) Child Trends has shared this Communications Coordinator opportunity suited for candidates with 2-4 years of experience conducting traditional & social media outreach for a research institution, nonprofit organization, association, or government entity – $50k-$60k

10) The Aspen Institute is looking for a Managing Director of Communications & Marketing with 10-15 years of experience – we’re told than an agency background is particularly preferred.

11) The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, the state agency responsible for carrying out the ACA, seeks a talented Digital Communications Specialist to create engaging, relevant content across a range of digital platforms including social media, website, blog posts, articles and email marketing – $41k-$65k – Baltimore, MD – apply by Dec. 3

12-14) Our friends at kglobal have passed along a trio of fresh opportunities:
15) EDC’s Suicide Prevention Resource Center has two openings for full-time Prevention Specialists – winning hires will be part of a team providing  capacity-building support and guidance to a wide range of suicide prevention grantees & organizations – DC, Waltham, MA; Chicago, IL or telecommuting position

16) The Melanoma Research Foundation is looking to bring aboard an Individual Giving Officer (scroll to find) with 5+ years of fundraising experience that includes success in soliciting $10k+ gifts & knowledge of Raiser’s Edge

17 ) Public affairs consultancy Forbes-Tate Partners is seeking an Admin Assistant, Operations (scroll to find) with previous public or private sector administrative experience and problem-solving aptitude & mindset.

18) International development group InterAction has let us know they are still looking to fill this part-time Communications Intern post for the Spring 2019 term – strong writing & editing skills, prior experience with social media writing for an organization and interest in humanitarian relief and global development issues desired.

19) Army Acquisition Support CenterSupervisory Public Affairs Officer – $114k-$164k – Fort Belvoir, Va. – apply by Dec. 3

20) Brookings InstitutionResearch Assistant, Security & Strategy

21-26) Capitol Hill
27) Congressional Budget OfficeCommunications Associate/Intern – Spring 2019 – $17-$24/hr – apply by Dec. 21

28) Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Public Affairs Specialist – $111k-$203k – apply by Dec. 10

29) Georgetown UniversityStrategic Communications Manager supporting their Edunomics Lab, a research center focused on exploring and modeling complex education finance decisions.

30-32) National League of Cities – see also main career page
33-35) National Public Radio
36-37) Nature Conservancy
38-41) Smithsonian Institution
42-44) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Humanitarian & Relief Jobs 20

Wednesday update: no new post today – we'll see you again with a (hopefully) super-sized post on Thursday

Your Tuesday special edition is our 20th rundown of jobs & internships with humanitarian, relief & international development organizations.  Additional program and technical opportunities can be found on the career pages with many of these groups, including in-country postings.

Action Against Hunger
Associate Director of Communications – New York

Adventist Development & Relief AgencySenior Manager, Business Development for Agriculture & Livelihoods – see also main career page

American Jewish World Service
American Red Cross
AmericaresSenior Associate, Development Operations – Stamford, CT

Amnesty International
Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationInterim Senior Program Officer, Official Development Assistance & Development Assistance for Health – 18-month term

Bread for the World

Catholic Relief Services (scroll to find)
Center for Civilians in ConflictDevelopment Executive/Associate – apply by Dec. 15

Center for Global Development
Center for Strategic & International Studies Research Fellow, Humanitarian Agenda – one year term; starting Feb. 2019 – apply by Dec. 21

Child Fund International Grant Management Specialist

Church World Service
Clinton Foundation – New York
Compassion InternationalPublic Relations Specialist – Colorado Springs, CO

Coptic Orphans

CORE GroupSenior Advisor, Global Health Security Agenda (pdf)

Doctors Without BordersDigital Marketing Manager, Advertising & Market Automation (scroll to find) – New York – apply today, Nov. 27

Engender Health
Episcopal Relief & DevelopmentManager, Communications & Media Relations (pdf) – New York

Evidence Action
FHI 360
Food for the Poor – Coconut Creek, FL
Free the SlavesCommunications Intern (pdf) and Development Intern (pdf)

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis & MalariaCommunications Intern and Policy Intern

Fund for Global Human Rights (scroll to find)
Global Communities
Global Impact
InterActionProgram Associate

Innovations for Poverty Action Chief Research & Policy Officer – DC or New York

International Campaign for TibetAdvocacy/Communications Intern and Development Intern

International Food Policy Research Institute Social Media & Communications Associate

International Justice Mission
International Medical CorpsResource Development Officer

International Rescue Committee
Islamic Relief
Lutheran World ReliefSenior Manager of Philanthropic Initiatives – Baltimore, MD and St. Paul, MN

Medical Teams International – Tigard, OR
Mercy Corps
Mercy ShipsWriter/Editor – Lindale, TX

National Peace Corps Association
ONE CampaignGovernment Relations Coordinator

Operation Blessing International – Virginia Beach, Va.
Oxfam AmericaCorporate Research Intern – Spring 2019

PAE Senior Communications & Outreach Specialist

Senior Program Assistant, Advocacy & Public Policy

Peace Corps
Project Hope
Relief InternationalSenior Communications Officer

Save the Children
SOS Children’s Villages
UNICEFCommunication Officer/Photography Writer & Editor – New York – apply by Dec. 5

United Methodist WomenPublic Information Officer/Consultant – New York

United Nations Foundation
Vital Voices Global Partnership
Women for Women International
World Food Program USA (scroll to find)
World Vision – Federal Way, Washington

Monday, November 26, 2018

Make These Next Three Weeks Count

OK – back to it!  You've got about three solid weeks of job-search ahead before your (and our) inevitable pre-Christmas & end-of-year slide begins.  Make it count.

If you've been away a bit, you might note that we posted a lot of opportunities in the short week before Thanksgiving and we have a pretty good-sized set of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The National Multifamily Housing Council has let us know they are still looking for a  Communications Associate with a keen interest in journalism & facility with content management systems; skills with other digital publishing platforms a plus – Spring 2019 Communications Intern, Government Affairs Intern and Program Intern posts are also available

Our friends at Atlantic Media are seeking a Global Deputy Editor to help lead the international desk for The Atlantic – ideal candidate will be a creative and independent thinker who is obsessed with global news, & adept at working with a geographically dispersed team of journalists.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has passed along this Public Affairs Specialist post suited to bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates with 5-8 years’ experience that includes work on national level communications campaigns in a public affairs setting – DC, Los Angeles, CA or Houston, TX preferred; other locations possible.

The National Skills Coalition is seeking a Digital Manager with the ability to develop compelling content, an understanding of how to target audiences, and the digital know-how to deliver their message across multiple platforms – search managed by Ettleson & Associates.

DC-based communications cabal kglobal has let us know they are looking to fill these posts supporting a DoD client – Secret clearances required & ability to be based at and/or frequently visit Dahlgren, Va. required:
This may be a little outside our usual area of focus, but we’re happy to help the World Health Organization recruit a highly capable Chief, Strategic Fund for Public Health Supplies – 13+ years of combined national & international experience leading large-scale programs & projects including pharmaceutical and other health technologies, policy and procurement/supply management of health commodities sought – apply by Dec. 17

Environment America
is actively recruiting for Clean Energy Policy Fellows to manage coalition-building, media outreach & grassroots/lobbying efforts – 2-year term, starting in August 2019 – $27k – DC, Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Madison, WI; Oakland, CA; New Brunswick, NJ & Raleigh, NC

Public affairs software developer Quorum has let us know that these are currently available:
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 your spot in this undertaking could be as Senior Communications Specialist

Leidos is seeking a Communications Specialist to support a team of researchers working on automated vehicle technology at the Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center – 3+ years’ experience in outreach, communications & technical writing desired.

This DC-based Communications Specialist job description at SpaceX notes the company was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not; hard to ague with that – demonstrated ability to manage routine & sometimes urgent inquiries from the media or colleagues desired.

Opportunity Finance Network – see also main career page
DOT/ Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Public Affairs Specialist – $96k-$148k – apply by Dec. 3

Bloomberg BNADeputy Investigations Editor – 5+ years’ experience in journalism desired along with excellent editing, writing & management skills.

Prince George’s County/County Executive’s OfficePublic Information Officer – 1-3 years’ experience in public relations, journalism or related field desired.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as otherwise noted
Aircraft Owners & Pilots AssociationManager, Development & Marketing Communications – experience in a fundraising environment and exceptional writing & copy-editing skills desired – Frederick, MD

Columbia Law School
Executive Director, Communications, Public Affairs & Marketing – 9+ years of relevant experience & proven capability to lead & manage a high-functioning team desired – New York – search managed by Chaloner.

American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkPolicy Intern – college senior or grad student – if you search here by DC location, you’ll see this was added on Nov. 21; we’re guessing this is for Spring 2019

Creative Project Manager – contract-to-hire status – 2-4 years of project management experience within a communication, marketing or advertising agency setting desired

Hilton Hotels
Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration InstituteSenior Vice President, Government Affairs (scroll to find) – 10+ years’ experience in government relations, policy, law, or related field required – Policy & Government Relations Intern post also noted.

is looking for a Social Media Manager for its Facebook series, An Imperfect Union – 2 years’ experience in social media role including work producing video for social platforms desired.

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationPolicy & Advocacy Data Manager – 5-7 years of data management, community/political organizing, fundraising, or similar experience required, including at least 1-3 years in a supervisory role – Bethesda location

Food & Friends
Georgia Conservation VotersExecutive Director (pdf) – superior leadership, strategic thinking, management & planning skills required, as well as proven ability & experience in fundraising from individual donors and foundations desired – Atlanta, GA

National Oceanic & Atmospheric AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $68k-$106k – apply by Dec. 3

American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Science Communicator, ASBMB Journals (pdf) – Education/advanced training in biological sciences required; Ph.D. preferred, along with experience disseminating content of peer-reviewed journals – find application link here

… and finally: have you got top-notch photography skills & availability for a full week’s work in March 2019?  Take a look at this brief Photo Production Specialist opportunity with an unnamed advocacy organization – $35-$50/hr – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Some Great Jobs are Closing in the Coming Week

We're back with a pretty good-sized run od previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

FEMAPublic Affairs Specialist – $79k-$103k – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 26; subject to early closure

National Network to End Domestic ViolencePolicy Specialist/Senior Policy Specialist – $60k-$82k – Nov. 26

Prince George’s County Police Dept.Public Information Officer – $41k-$80k – fluency in Spanish a must – Nov. 26

USDA/Food Safety & Inspection ServicePublic Relations Outreach Specialist – $114k-$148k – Nov. 26

Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation

Nature Conservancy
Marine Corps Community ServicesMarketing/Communications Specialist – $65k-$75k – Quantico, Va. – Nov. 27

National Institute of Standards & Technology
Smithsonian Institution Advancement Associate, Museum of Natural History (pdf) – Nov. 28

Administrative Office of the U.S. CourtsLegislative Affairs Officer – $184k-$204k – Nov. 30

College of William & MaryCommunications Associate supporting AidData – $30k-$38k – Williamsburg, Va. – Nov. 30  “job-open” date is noted; we think that might be a mislabeled deadline 

DHS/Immigration & Customs EnforcementPublic Affairs/Social Media Specialist – $81k-$126k – Nov. 30

International Baccalaureatedeadlines can be seen here
National Marine Sanctuary FoundationNational External Affairs Coordinator (pdf) – see also main career pageNov. 30

South Baltimore Gateway PartnershipCommunications & Outreach Specialist – $40k – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 30

U.S. Commission on International Religious FreedomSenior Congressional Relations Specialist – $65k-$85k – Nov. 30 

University of Maryland
British EmbassyVisits Officer – $20/hr – Dec. 2

Congressional Budget OfficeGraphics Editor – $75k-$120k – Dec. 2

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Committee, Alliance, Center & Trust(s)

We're taking a break on Thursday (of course) and Friday, too – see you Sunday for your deadlines-looming set & with new ones again on Monday.

1) Amazon Web ServicesPublic Policy Intern – Summer 2019

2-4) American Jewish Committee
5-6) Atlantic Media
7) Bread for the WorldProject Manager for Digital Fundraising (pdf) – see also main career page

8-18) Capitol Hill
19) Center for Economic & Policy ResearchInternational Programs Intern (scroll to find) – $2,200/mo – Jan.-May 2019 – apply by Nov. 28

20) Corner AllianceCommunications Specialist – see also main career page

21) Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology – Senior Science Policy Analyst (pdf) – see also main career page

22-23) Food & Water Watch
24) National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine Senior Editor, Policy & Global Affairs

25-26) National League of Cities – see also main career page
27-29) Nature Conservancy
30) Pinnacle Software ConsultingSocial Media Specialist – $40k-$45k – see also main career page

31) Tesla MotorsAssociate, Policy & Business Development

32-33) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
34) Visit Alexandria Communications Associate & Writer (scroll to find) – $40k

35) Washington Center for Equitable GrowthPolicy Analyst

36-37) Women for Women International
39) World Resources InstituteCommunications Program Coordinator

39-40) …. and finally – how about spending next Thanksgiving taking a pause from your work helping to protect our wonderful & wild West?
  • Trust for Public LandConservation Finance Director for the Intermountain West – position is responsible for conducting community outreach & technical assistance to foster new sources of public funding for parks conservation at the state & local government level through ballot measures & legislative action – Denver, CO
  • Chelan-Douglas Land TrustDirector of Philanthropy – $50k-$70k – 5+ years in a fundraising or donor management capacity in a private or nonprofit organization or foundation desired – Wenatchee, WA – apply by Jan. 1
Best wishes for a lovely Thanksgiving & fun extended weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource – perhaps 50% off all large-format (22 oz & 750 ml) bottled beer tonight and Friday at both Rustico Alexandria and Rustico Ballston will help fuel the festivities (applies to both in-house & take-home purchases).

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Here's Some More

1) The Energy Innovation Reform Project is seeking a Policy Associate to support two senior executives in managing its policy & research programs – seeking candidates with 2-3 years' related experience, an understanding of energy & climate policy issues, and strong skills as an organizer & writer.

2) Linda Roth PR is recruiting Intern candidates for the Spring 2019 term – organized, self-starters with a love of travel, food & drink preferred

3) Startup comms outfit dsrpt kommunications is looking for enthusiastic Interns (scroll to find) for the Spring and Summer of 2019 – familiarity with podcasting & graphic design platforms like Canva, Adobe Spark, Photoshop a plus

4) American Composites Manufacturers AssociationSenior Manager, Marketing & Communications

5) American Israel Public Affairs CommitteeDirector of Communications

6) Association for the Advancement of Medical InstrumentationMarketing Manager – search managed by Staffing Advisors

7-9) Better Markets
10) Children’s National Health SystemAssociate Director, Email Philanthropic Communications

11-12) Climate Nexus – search managed by Chaloner
13) Dental Trade AllianceMarketing Communications Manager
14) Enterprise Rent-a-CarGovernment & Public Affairs Director

15) First Trinity & St. Matthews Lutheran ChurchesCommunications Coordinator/Church Administrator – part-time – $20k-$26k – apply by Nov. 25

16) Hanover ResearchPublic Relations & Social Media Specialist – see also main career page

17) Harman EnterpriseDirector, Public Affairs

18) Humane Society of the U.S.Senior Vice President, Marketing

19) Intermodal Association of North AmericaConferences Manager

20-22) Kaboom!
23) Maryland Historical SocietyCommunity Engagement Manager – Baltimore, MD

24) Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning CommissionPublic Affairs & Marketing Division Chief – $84k-$143k – apply by Dec. 20

26) Merck & Co.Specialist, Public Policy & Communications

26) Mystery employerEmail Marketing Coordinator – contract status – search managed by the Creative Group

27) National Association of Bond LawyersDigital Marketing Coordinator

28) National Association of Chemical DistributorsCoordinator, Government Affairs

29) National Organization of Nurse Practitioner FacultiesCommunications & Marketing Intern – Jan.-May 2019 – paid position – apply by Dec. 25

30-31) National Center for Transgender Equality (scroll to find)
32) ONE CampaignGovernment Relations Coordinator

33) Smiths DetectionGovernment Relations PAC/Grassroots Coordinator

35-35) Sojourners
36) South Baltimore Gateway PartnershipCommunications & Outreach Specialist – $40k – Baltimore, MD – apply by Nov. 30

37) University of MarylandMajor Gifts Officer, School of Engineering – apply by Dec. 7

38) Urban Land InstituteDirector, Social Media – see also main career page

39) US PharmacopeiaManager, Internal Communications

40) Voices for ProgressPolicy & Activation Associate – apply by Dec. 14

Monday, November 19, 2018

We're Still At It This Week

We'll be publishing on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday this week, sticking with the [mostly] just-the-jobs format.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1) The Alliance of Community Health Plans is actively recruiting for a Communications Manager with 5+ years’ relevant experience; background in health care and/or nonprofit communications a plus

2) The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is seeking a Marketing Specialist with education and/or background in marketing; graphic design skills & facility with Adobe Creative applications preferred – apply by Dec. 10

3) DC charter schools advocacy group FOCUS seeks Manager of Strategic Communications with exceptional writing, editing, & analytical skills, along with 4+ years of experience in communications or related field, preferably in the nonprofit, government, or education sector.

4-5) ACLU
6) American Academy of ActuariesManager of Outreach & Communications

7-8) American Enterprise Institute
9) American Rivers Philanthropy Intern – Spring 2019

10-12) Association of American Medical Colleges
13) Center for Clean Air PolicyWaste Sector Policy Associate (pdf)

14) Children’s Inn at NIHSpecial Events & Fundraising Intern – see also main career page

15) Choice HotelsPublic Relations Coordinator

16) Conservation InternationalSenior Director of Major Gifts

17) DC Dept. of TransportationCommunications Specialist – $59k-$77k – Nov. 20

18) DHS/Immigration & Customs EnforcementPublic Affairs/Social Media Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by Nov. 30

19) Environment AmericaFederal Legislative Advocate

20) George Mason UniversityDevelopment Associate, College of Visual & Performing Arts – apply today, Nov. 19

21-23) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
24) K&L GatesPolicy & Government Affairs Assistant

25) L'Arche Greater Washington DCCommunications & Outreach Coordinator

26-27) League of Conservation Voters
28) Marine Corps Community ServicesMarketing/Communications Specialist – $65k-$75k – Quantico, Va. – apply by Nov. 27

29-30) National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (scroll to find)
3132) National Institute of Standards & Technology
33) National Network to End Domestic ViolencePolicy Specialist/Senior Policy Specialist – $60k-$82k – apply by Nov. 26

34) Nestle USAManager, Brand Public Relations

35) Story PartnersAssistant Vice President/Vice President, Public Affairs – search managed by Chaloner

36-37) Truth Initiative
38-40) Volkswagen Group of America

Sunday, November 18, 2018

On The Light Side

Here's your slimmer-than-usual run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.  At least there's nothing due on Thanksgiving Day.

Capitol Hill
George Washington UniversityProgram Associate supporting the Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy – $45k-$60k – Nov. 19

Smithsonian Institution
Nature Conservancy
Broadcasting Board of Governors/Voice of AmericaSupervisory Content Editor – $114k-$148k – Nov. 20

George Mason UniversityMarketing and Communications Writer, School of BusinessNov. 21

Fairfax County Public LibraryCommunications Specialist – $50k-$84k – Nov. 23 

British Embassy/UK Mission to the UNSenior Policy Officer, Management Reform & Finance – $72k – New York – Nov. 25

Salisbury UniversityDirector of Public Relations &  University Spokesperson – Salisbury, MD – Nov. 25

Union of Concerned Scientists Planned Gift Officer – Cambridge, MA – $75k-$80k – Nov. 25

Friday, November 16, 2018

Try to Keep It Together When You Meet the Royals, OK?

Hello Friday job-snoopers!  We hope you've packed some good searching (and whatever else it is you do) into this short & happily-over-soon 4-day work- & job-seek-week.

The American Society for Microbiology is recruiting for an Advocacy Specialist with 2-3 years of experience in a policy or grassroots advocacy setting; background in a health or scientific discipline, knowledge of the federal appropriations process & time spent with a professional society or other non-profit organization are strong pluses.

CLS Strategies has passed along this fresh Managing Associate (scroll to find) opportunity – 3-6 years’ experience in journalism, political campaigns, on Capitol Hill, a PR agency, or association preferred.

American University
ScoutComms, a communications & marketing firm specializing in the veteran & military family communities, seeks Research Manager to conduct market research to inform and educate clients – room for quick growth in authority based on experience and skills – position will split time between Alexandria and Fredericksburg, Va.

Xenophon Strategies has a fresh Graphic Designer (scroll to find) position available for candidates with ave 2+ years of experience, demonstrated proficiency w/ Adobe creative programs & popular presentation software; formal design training and education a plus – PR Senior Associate post also still available

Per the comments, we learn that the College Board is looking for a Director, Media Relations & External Communications with 7+ years’ experience in PR, journalism or a related field, including direct support of a prominent principal (client/elected official/candidate) and staffing them for media events & interviews – New York

The Internet Association has just shared these Communications Intern and Video & Graphic Design Intern posts – Jan.-Apr. 2019 – 3-5 days/wk – Capitol Hill/Union Station location

Also via the comments, the Illinois Governor’s Office is seeking applicants for the Dunn Fellowship Program, which places recent college grad in various Illinois state offices for a one-year term, starting in August – $31k – a majority of Fellows will be based in Springfield, IL with limited placements in Chicago & Washington, DC – apply by Dec. 3

American AirlinesSenior Specialist, Field Communications – 5 -6 years’ experience on campaigns, on Capitol Hill or in the Executive branch preferred.

Relief InternationalSenior Communications Officer – seeking candidates with 3-5 years of digital communications experience working for a nonprofit, media outlet, marketing or ad agency; background in international development preferred – see also main career page

These General Dynamics Information Technology posts all require active Secret clearances:
National Marine Sanctuary FoundationNational External Affairs Coordinator (pdf) – 3-5 years experience preferred, as well as a graduate degree in conservation science, policy or communications – see also main career page – apply by Nov. 30

National LGBTQ Task Force
Digital Fundraising Manager (scroll to find) – professional experience & demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in marketing, use of brand, communications & graphic design desired – DC or New York

Atlantic Media
Human Trafficking Awareness & Advocacy Group Grant Writing, Communications, Fundraising & Advocacy Intern – unpaid & virtual/remote position

Director of Internal Communications & Engagement – 8-10+ years of experience in communications, public relations or marketing required; background in consumer packaged goods preferred – New York

Union of Concerned Scientists
Pew Research CenterCommunications Assistant – 1-2 years’ experience and excellent writing & editing skills required; familiarity with AP Style a plus.

... and finally, our friends at the British Embassy are recruiting for a Visits Officer to put together seamless visits to DC for Government Ministers, Parliamentary Committees, former Prime Ministers, & Members of the Royal Family!!! – we're guessing that selfies with the Duchesses of Cambridge & Sussex would be bad form, even if they're cool with it – $20/hr – apply by Dec. 2

Best wishes for a swell & super-fun weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource – perhaps one of these will help make it so: