Friday, August 23, 2019

Maui Calling

Hello Friday job-wanters!  We've got a higher-than-usual haul of healthcare-arena opportunities and couple dream jobs in sun-soaked locales to finish your week.

785) The National Institutes of Health has Writer/Editor posts available supporting the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders – $57k-$108k – apply by Aug. 26

786) American Institute for Cancer Research Digital Communications Manager

787-788) American University
789) Blue Cross Blue Shield AssociationManaging Director, Public Affairs

790-792) British Embassy
793-796) Children’s Law Center
797) Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesCommunications Associate/Booker (scroll down)

798-800) Goodweave
801) Heritage FoundationAdmin Assistant supporting the Simon Center for Principles & Politics

802) Kaiser PermanenteSenior Director, Public Relations

803) Mystery foundation working to eliminate poverty in IndiaFundraising & Development Intern

804) National Association of CountiesLegislative Associate

805-806) Pew Charitable Trusts
807) Pew Research CenterJournalism Content Analysts – temporary posts; late-Sept. to late-Dec. term – $15/hr

808-810) Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
811-812) POLITICO
813-814) University of Maryland
815) VerizonManager, State Government Relations

816) World Resources InstituteHead of Communications supporting the Partnering for Green Growth & the Global Goals 2030 Initiative

817) … and finally: the National Park Service is calling you to Maui and this Public Affairs Specialist role at now-we-want-to-go-there Haleakala National Park – $52k-$68k for a 32-hour work week – apply by Sept. 3

818) … and finally, part 2: can you get selected for this Corporate Communications Manager spot on the DC United roster in time (mid-October) to comp us some playoff tickets at Audi Field?  Get on it!

819) … and finally, part 3: Maui not your thing?  How about the St. Regis Doha and this Public Relations Manager posting there in the employ of Marriott International?  Looks pretty sweet to us.


Best wishes for a terrific & cheery weekend from your favorite™ public affairs jobs resource.

1 comment:

Bill Wright said...

Job Description: Communications Specialist

CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training ( is the non-profit 501(c)(3) research, development and training arm of the North America’s Building Trades Unions. Located in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, close to Metro and public parking, CPWR focuses on promoting safe and healthy working conditions in the construction industry.

CPWR is seeking a full-time Communications Specialist. The successful candidate will become part of the team leading the organization’s external communications, including website management, email marketing, media relations, content creation, publications development, and branding.


Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Implementing strategic ideas to create and distribute content across a range of communications vehicles, with the goal of increasing engagement with stakeholders.
• Working effectively with staff and academic researchers to develop materials for publication and to create campaigns that raise stakeholders’ knowledge of safety and health risks and of solutions.
• Assisting with research for and development of content for reports, educational materials, articles, news items, and press releases.
• Identifying photographs and graphics for use in print and online media and helping maintain a library of these images.
• Contributing to website management, especially content development.
• Contributing to email marketing, including creating messages and managing lists.
• Supporting media relations efforts, including developing background materials and identifying opportunities.
• Supporting social media efforts.
• Providing support on design projects for print materials, social media, and websites.
• Proofing materials to ensure they are accurate, use correct spelling and grammar, maintain a consistent tone, and communicate core messages and values.
• Promoting the organization’s resources at industry events and conferences.


• At least 5 years of work experience in communications.
• B.A./B.S. or advanced degree in Communications, Journalism, Health Communications, or related field.
• Experience using social media, blogs, website content management tools, CRMs, InDesign, Google Analytics, and email marketing services.
• Strong analytical, writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with staff at all levels, interact with external partners and to represent the organization to the public.
• Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to conduct and coordinate multiple tasks under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Ability both to take direction and to work independently, taking initiative within areas of responsibility.
• Positive attitude and ability to adjust to changing priorities and growing responsibilities.
• Spanish highly valued.
• Limited national and local travel may be necessary.

Compensation Package

Salary is based on qualifications and prior experience. Exceptional benefits package, including employer paid health/dental/vision insurance for employee and dependents, and a defined benefit pension. Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. 401K Plan. Relaxed work environment. Equal Employment Opportunity.

To Apply: Email resume, cover letter, two recent writing samples to Include Communications Specialist and applicant name in the subject line. The cover letter should describe your experiences relevant to the job description outlined above and any previous construction-related research experience. No phone calls please. CPWR will contact eligible applicants.