Monday, January 14, 2019


Hello Monday!  We try to put on a glass-half-full, it'll-all-be-okay front here most of the time ... but all bets are off when the term polar vortex pops up in our news feeds. We're already envisioning lots of blankets, soup, thankfulness for heated car seats, and hot toddies in our near future.

On a cheerier note, we've got some great new jobs to start off the week, as well as Sunday's robust run of previously noted opportunities closing this week to consider.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has shared this Public Affairs Manager (scroll to find) opportunity suited for candidates with 5+ years of experience in public affairs for a trade association, industry group or firm, Capitol Hill office, or in political/policy journalism.

Travel Tech, the trade group representing online travel agents, search sites & distribution systems, is seeking a Director of Communications with 7-10 years of policy communications experience & the ability to take complex issues and transform them into mainstream messages; travel industry background a plus.

The Children’s Defense Fund has passed along a call for a Communications Associate with a strong skillset in public/media relations, writing, editing & proofreading; understanding of issues impacting children including poverty, health and nutrition, child welfare, early childhood and K-12 education, gun violence & the youth justice system preferred.

Loudoun County is actively recruiting for these Leesburg, Va.-based posts:
Arlington County is seeking a Web Content Writer/Producer (that’s the title they used in their email to us) for a minimum of 12 months.  We’re further told that “applicants should submit their information via approved contract vendors as noted in listing. Contact information to submit to these vendors is linked on the page” – we’ve asked for some clarification on application procedure – apply by Jan. 18

The Food & Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products seeks mid-career professionals interested in gaining experience in the tobacco regulatory process to apply for a one-year Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship – to $95k –opportunities are available in the following areas: compliance& enforcement, health communication & education, management, regulations, policy, and science – apply by Mar 1.

Virginia Railway Express Public Affairs Administrator (scroll to find) – $81k-$115k – 5-10 years of related professional experience required, preferably in the transportation industry – apply by Jan. 25

American Enterprise Institute
FHI 360 seeks Associate Director, Communications to spotlight the Alive & Thrive international maternal nutrition initiative – 15+ years of relevant experience required, background in communications related to nutrition in low- and middle- income countries strongly preferred.

Consumer Financial Protection BureauSenior Congressional Liaison – $131k-$240k – apply by Jan. 22

Sage Communications

The American Society for Radiation Oncology, is looking for an individual with a minimum of five years of writing & editing experience to serve as Communications Manager (scroll to find); duties include editorship of ASTROnews.

For Our Future/FOF Action Fund
Hager SharpAccount Supervisor – 6+ years of communications or other relevant experience required; agency background highly valuable – see also main career page

George Washington University
Mystery Arlington-based employer Copywriter – to $70k – 3-5 years’ relevant experience & knowledge of tech/software sector required – search managed by Creative Circle

Defense Security Cooperation AgencyCongressional Affairs Specialist – $68k-$126k – apply by Jan. 17

New with Edelman PR since out mid-Dec. check-in:
PAE/MacFaddenPolicy Coordinator supporting USAID’s Office of Food for Peace –1-4 years’ experience that demonstrates ability to multitask & meet rapid deadlines required; familiarity with humanitarian issues, the US government, and/or international humanitarian actors is preferred – apply by Jan. 31

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
Mystery healthcare research organizationProject Associate – temp-to-hire; $18-$24/hr to start – at least one year of relevant work experience required – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

American Diabetes Association
George Mason UniversityEvent Planner, Admissions Office – low-mid $30k – excellent organizational skills & a passion for putting together high quality events a must – apply by Jan. 21
American Rivers
Shakespeare TheatreFoundation & Government Relations Officer (scroll to find) – 1-3 years’ experience in grant writing desired, along with top-notch editing, proofreading & communications skills.
Drug Policy Alliance – New York
YMCA of the USASpecialist, Health Partnerships Policy – $72k-$82k – at least 3-4 years of experience on Capitol Hill and/or working within DC policy/political/association community desired

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