Thursday, October 3, 2019

Your Thursday Set is Set to Increase

We're a work-in-progress today; check back for more. [edit: all finished]

1) The Learning Policy Institute is seeking a Director of Strategic Communications with 10+  years of experience in a senior communications & management role, including team management; strong knowledge of k-12 education issues & existing relationships in the field preferred – DC or Palo Alto, CA

2) Sinclair Broadcasting/WJLA-TV has shared this Digital Account Manager post supporting their Government Matters platform – 2-3+ years of experience, relevant technical skills, and team player orientation desired.

3-5) Brookings Institution
6-7) Carpenter’s Shelter (scroll to find)
8-9) Children’s Defense Fund
10) Colorectal Cancer AllianceEmail Marketing Manager

11) DC Public Service CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $85k-$109k – apply by Nov.1

12-14) Recent searches via Talent Market:
15-18) University of Maryland
19-20) University of Maryland/Capitol Region Health – Laurel, MD
21) American Petroleum InstituteCommunications Intern (scroll to find)

22-24) Carbon180 – see also main career page
25) Defense Information Systems AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $117k-$152k – apply by Oct. 24

26) Federal Emergency Management AgencyPublic Affairs Specialist – $99k-$128k – apply by Oct. 10; subject to early closure

27-34) Georgetown University
35) University of CaliforniaCommunications & Promotion Coordinator – $83k-$95k – DC-based – apply by Oct. 13

36-38) American Association of University Women
39-40) American Counseling Association
41) Assurant – Vice President of Federal Affairs

42-43) Earthjustice
44-48) Nature Conservancy
49) Walmart Director, Federal Government Affairs

50) Washington PostClassical Music Critic – apply by Oct. 11
more to come OK, we're done –


Gordon said...

George Washington University - Program Associate & Director of Outreach, Digital Trade & Data Governance Hub

George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs is seeking an experienced communications professional, a Program Associate, to support the Digital Trade Hub. The Digital Trade & Governance Hub is designed to:
• Educate policymakers in the legislative and executive branches of the US government on digital trade and data governance. We will also work with partners abroad.
• Encourage dialogue and greater understanding about digital trade, new digital technologies, and data governance issues among all interested parties
• Serve as a resource for the public and press on news and research related to digital trade and data governance issues form around the world
• Build understanding of trade and data governance issues in the US and global trade communities with dialogue, education , and evidence-based research
• Conduct research to inform outreach and coursework

Reporting to the Principal Investigator the purpose of this position is to do outreach to policymakers and the press, as well as program management on behalf of an academic program or initiative. This role will serve as a point of contact for the Digital Trade Hub and provide functional support for the program administration, and pre-award and post-award management. Functional support could include answering most inquiries, managing web presence, outreach to policymakers, press and the public, marketing efforts, drafting program materials, planning and executing events, tracking spending and processing payments, preparing and analyzing reports, and similar duties. Often these positions make recommendations to policy and procedure. Typical duties often are administrative in nature including tasks that are routine, and under general or limited supervision within the department or program. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Directs outreach to clients (executive & legislative staff) on digital trade and data governance issues. Describes what hub can do and works to gain new clients.
• Responsible for building hub audience with events, training, newsletters etc…
• Works with project director to manage and develop new collaborating organizations and funders.
• At direction of director/research director, works on training, research or analytical tasks
• Plans and coordinates event logistics. Responsible for reserving event space, securing technical support, event setup and breakdown, event marketing and advertising, and arranging catering.
• Prepares and analyzes reports for funders, trainees and other stakeholders
• Provides Grant and Sponsored Project Administration, including grant proposal and budget development, budget tracking, ensuring compliance with sponsor guidelines, and assisting with close-out procedures
• Updates and maintains institutional financial and personnel records. Reviews and approves payroll on a bi-weekly basis for all non-exempt employees. Resolves timecard discrepancies and assures proper documentation of all changes.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

• Experience working with policymakers in the legislative and/or Executive branch (required)
• Experience in outreach including preparing and maintaining websites, newsletters, press releases, and social media accounts (required)
• Strong writing, editing, and interpersonal skills (required)
• Interest (expertise) in digital trade and/or data governance issues (strongly desired)
• Keen attention to detail
• Superb organizational skills
• Prior budgeting experience
• High proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel
• Ability to work with limited supervision

Send resume and cover letter that outlines how you meet required qualifications to - DO NOT CALL.

Gordon said...

Patient Access Network Foundation - Manager, Digital Marketing and Communications

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications. Partnering with generous donors, healthcare providers and pharmacies, PAN provides the underinsured population access to the healthcare treatments they need to best manage their conditions and focus on improving their quality of life. Since its founding in 2004, PAN has provided nearly 1 million underinsured patients with over $3 billion in financial assistance, through close to 70 disease-specific programs.

PAN is committed to recruiting a highly talented and diverse staff on the grounds of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. PAN offers a highly competitive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401k with employer match, a flexible spending account, and more.

Position Description

The Digital Marketing and Communications Manager will contribute to both web maintenance and marketing activities to enhance PAN’s presence and grow its visibility online and at events. The person in this role will utilize their CMS experience (WordPress, Drupal or Joomla) to provide ongoing content management and support, and oversee web metrics using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. The Digital Marketing and Communications Manager will also lead conference efforts including strategy development, planning and execution of activities to grow PAN’s presence and recognition. This person will also represent PAN at conferences.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Manage content for PAN’s website, which includes making content updates, workflow management and recommendations to maintain and grow PAN’s website.
• Implement and monitor web metrics (using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager); develop and share analytics reports with internal stakeholders; make recommendations as appropriate.
• Work with and communicate requirements to outside web/digital/IT vendors and ensure projects are completed on time.
• Oversee PAN’s conference strategy and work with internal stakeholders to develop creative new ways to boost PAN’s visibility at conference booth. Also attend and exhibit.
• Support other Marketing & Communications efforts including content development, social media monitoring, writing, editing, etc.

Qualifications and Skills:
• Minimum of 2-5 years CMS experience (WordPress, Drupal or Joomla)
• Ability to self-manage and own key PAN projects (such as conference strategy)
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage a wide range of projects and responsibilities concurrently
• One-year experience exhibiting and/or conference participation is a plus
• Excellent writing and editing skills are a plus
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Outlook. Excel, Powerpoint
• Ability to travel
• BA/BS degree

Reports to: Reports to the Director, Marketing & Communications

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to Maggie Naples at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.