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


Gordon said...

Linda Roth Associates - Intern, Spring 2019

Linda Roth Associates, Inc. (LRA) is a public relations and promotions firm specializing in the hospitality industry. LRA is seeking part-time interns for the 2019 spring semester. Interns will assist publicists day-to-day and at off-site events as needed, working with hospitality clients and major city-wide events, helping to implement creative promotions. We are a small, all hands on deck team and are always looking for great candidates to grow with us. We offer a relaxed, comfortable work environment where questions are encouraged and our interns are a valuable part of the team.

What we are looking for in a candidate:
--A love of travel, food, and drink
--Organized, self-starter, takes initiative, is resourceful, and likes a challenge
--Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
--Research skills and creative thinking
--Experience in handling routine office tasks
--Someone who wants to learn a lot and have fun!

Responsibilities include:
--Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media
--Working as part of an account team to craft and implement public relations plans
--Building targeted media and community lists
--Researching and writing press releases
--Tracking traditional (broadcast, print, radio, digital) and new media for pitching ideas
--Preparing and updating press kits including bios, fact sheets, menus, recipes, press clips and photos

Please include:
--Two (2) writing samples
--A description of your favorite restaurant in D.C. and why

Needed 2 to 3 days per week, hours are flexible. Internship is unpaid, but Metro and bus fares are reimbursable.

Please email with the subject line “Spring 2019 Internship - [Your name]”. No phone calls please. Thanks, we’re excited to hear from you soon!

Gordon said...

dsrpt kommunications - Spring & Summer Interns Job Description

dsrpt kommunications, LLC a startup communications firm is looking for enthusiastic interns for the spring and summer of 2019. Our interns will mostly work remotely to assist the principal and team members as needed in both managing client work and the growth of the company. Interns will be active contributors, helping to drive messaging and develop strategies in the management of day-to-day communications, social media, and business development.

Assignments for this position may include, but are not limited to:

Media Relations
• Contribute to brainstorms and drafting communications plans
• Monitor industry issues or news for clients
• Draft and distribute press statements, pitches, and releases
• Draft, edit and proofread client deliverables
• Build and maintain press contact lists
• Provide support with planning events and activities

Social Media Management
• Develop and manage a social media strategy
• Create content and engagement for firm’s social handles
• Create compelling social media content for clients
• Identify and compile lists of key journalists’ Twitter handles
• Track and analyze social media insights

Business Development
• Compile press clips in topical areas
• Assist in the development of client proposals
• Identify and attend events on behalf of consultancy


• The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, proactive, comfortable in a startup environment, and attentive to detail
• A recent graduate or currently enrolled in an accredited university or college as an undergraduate or graduate student
• Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent time and project management skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with podcasting and graphic design platforms like Canva, Adobe Spark, Photoshop, and others are a plus
• Must work a minimum of 20 hours per week, likely remotley
• Monthly stipend available depending on experience

To be considered, please send your cover letter, resume, availability, and two writing samples (e.g. press release, speech, comms plan, etc.) to: