Friday, February 16, 2018


We had a rather jam-packed week, so we're super-happy to hit Friday.  We hope something in this week-concluding set works for you.

We have it on good authority that the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a research & grant-making organization working to understand & address the effects of economic inequality, is still looking to fill this Digital Communications Manager post – 4–6 years of digital communications & social media experience desired.

Recently added opportunities with the Tatitlek Corp. supporting the State Dept. Bureau of Diplomatic Security:
Eli Lilly & Co. Advisor, State Government Affairs – 5+ years of broad experience in state government affairs or deep lobbying background desired. 

Atlantic Media
Would you consider Wilmington, DE for your new work-day home as Director, Delaware Chapter with the Sierra Club?  3+ years’ experience in fundraising, grassroots organizing, motivating volunteers, coalition building & lobbying required.

Fresh opportunities at Freddie Mac:
Mystery law firmCommunications Manager – reporter/journalist types looking for a career change welcome – search managed by Capitol Recruiters

American University
Earth Day NetworkVice President of Marketing & Communications – 10 years of related experience running communications programs required; background in environmental & international work a plus.

Aspen Institute
Upstart, a group working to catalyze innovation & vitality in the Jewish community, seeks Communications & Content Manager with 3-5 years’ experience producing digital & print content in a Jewish, nonprofit, or entrepreneurial setting – SF Bay area or New York preferred; Chicago & Denver also considered.

British Embassy
National Institutes of HealthPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the All of Us Research Program – $81k-$126k – apply by Feb. 20

New opportunities with FleishmanHillard since our late-Jan. check-in:
Heritage FoundationsDonor Relations Advancement Specialist – 2-4 years of relevant experience desired.

Center for American Progress

Pew Charitable Trusts
Mystery non-profitCommunications & Graphics Specialist – $50K-$60K – 3+ years of experience in a similar communications role desired; facility with social media a plus – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

Best wishes for a fantastic holiday weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource – we'll see you Sunday with the usual recap of opportunities closing in the upcoming week & should also have a new set on this holiday Monday.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

How About a Job That Pretty Much Does Itself?

It's another just-the-jobs Thursday – we hope you snag one of these!

1) The U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission is seeking an Executive Director (pdf) with expertise in China’s economic, trade, military and security policies and practices, as well as senior level management experience – $170k-$187k – apply by Mar. 7

2) Our friends at the U.S. Travel Association have a fresh Manager, Editorial Content opportunity available for an outstanding writer who can produce copy/messaging for a variety of audiences, including the media and Capitol Hill, in support of the travel industry and its ambitious federal affairs agenda.

3-4) ACLU
5) Aerospace Industry AssociationVice President, Legislative Affairs

6) American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationDirector, Advocacy & Government Affairs – search managed by Tuft & Associates

7-8) APCO Worldwide
9) Berlin RosenAccount Coordinator, Issue Advocacy

10-11) Brookings Institution
12) Cold Spark MediaVice President for Public Affairs

13) ComcastSenior Director, Federal Government Affairs

14) Common CauseRegional Communications Strategist – Los Angeles, CA

15) Conway StrategicProgram Manager

16-17) Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
18) Fannie MaeBoard Affairs Coordinator

19-21) Georgetown University
22-25) gmmb
26) Millennium Challenge CorporationCongressional & Public Affairs Intern – Summer 2018 – apply by Mar. 15

27-29) National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
30-38) Nature Conservancy
39-40) Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America – Boston, MA
41) Philanthropy RoundtableDirector of Strategic Engagement – search managed by Talent Market

43) Reporters Committee for Freedom of the PressPolicy Writer & Coalition Coordinator (pdf)

43) Rosslyn-based national multicultural PR agencyMedia Relations Assistant – search managed by Staffing Now

44-46) University of Maryland
47) U.S. Army Public Affairs/Social Media – $56k-$73k – apply by Feb. 16

48) U.S. PharmacopeiaProgram Communications Manager

49) … and finally – How about a job that pretty much does itself?  That’s how we feel about this Marketing Director role for Chick-fil-A in Reston’s Village Commons – isn’t just having those terrific sandwiches pretty much all the marketing you need?  Ok, you’ll probably work hard; we’re simply fans.

50-52) and finally, part 2 – three roles available in the local fĂștbol community:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday's Set

We're at a loss for a clever title for this mid-week set with several direct-to-us submissions to start with.  Happy Hunting!

1) The League of Conservation Voters is still looking to fill this Communications Coordinator post suited to candidates with 1-2 years’ experience in external communications/media relations or journalism, preferably in a campaign, government or advocacy setting – apply by Feb. 19

2) Microfinance mainstay FINCA has just passed along this Communications Officer post – 3+ years of experience leading strategic communications and brand marketing efforts desired; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online fundraising platforms a plus.

3) Dale Curtis Communications has let us know they are recruiting for a variety senior, mid-level, junior & specialized roles shown here (except for Interns) – downtown DC location

4-6) The Clyde Group has let us know they are actively recruiting for these (scroll to find):
7) Venn Strategies is in search mode for an Office Manager with a minimum 3-5 years of relevant office/operations experience.

8) The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has alerted us to multiple Summer 2018 Intern opportunities available, including Communications Intern and Government Relations/Communications Intern roles – mid-May through early-Aug. term – $18/hr

9) American Association of Blood BanksVice President, Membership, Meetings, Communications & Corporate Affairs

10-17) Capitol Hill
18-20) Edelman PR
21) John DeerePublic Affairs Intern

22) The Moran CompanyDirector of Development & Communications

23) National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community DevelopmentDeputy Director of External Affairs – $80k-$105k – apply by Mar. 31 – search managed by Ettleson & Associates

24) National League of CitiesSenior Executive for Marketing, Communications & Digital Engagement – $145k-$170k

25) North Americas Building Trades UnionsDirector of Marketing & Communications

26) Share Our StrengthAssociate Director of Government Relations

27) The Stokes GroupCommunications/PR Specialist

28-29) Transurban – see also main career page
30) United Airlines Manager, International Regulatory & Policy

31-34) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
35) World BankSpecial Assistant to the VP & COO – apply by Mar. 5

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday Focus: Communications & Media Relations

We return to Tuesday specialty programming with jobs in one of our primary areas of concentration here: communications & media relations roles with corporate/business, non-profit & government entities.

Aerojet Rocketdyne
Communications Analyst

Aerospace Industries Association Vice President, Communications

American Chemical SocietyCommunications Manager

American College of Nurse-MidwivesCommunications Specialist

American Pharmacists AssociationSenior Vice President, Communications & Member Engagement (pdf) – search managed by Goodyear Executive Search

Booz Allen Hamilton
Brand USA Director, Consumer & Trade Public Relations 

Cameron Craig Group Director of Marketing & Communications – $95k-$135k

Children’s National Health System
Consumer ReportsStrategic Communications Associate

City Parks Alliance Communications Manager – apply by Mar. 31

Cystic Fibrosis FoundationCommunications Project Manager

Danaher Corp. Communications & Change Manager – Richmond, Virginia

DXC TechnologyCorporate Communications Advisor

EngilityCommunications/Public Relations Specialist supporting the Defense Health Agency

General Federation of Women’s Clubs Director of Communications

Hilton Hotels
Manager, Global Communications

Fannie Mae

Inter-American DialogueCommunications Coordinator

International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – apply by Feb. 26, as noted here

Mesothelioma Applied Research FoundationCommunications Associate

Mystery DC non-profit
Communications Specialist – temporary post; Feb.-Mar. 2018 – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

Mystery Rockville health-awareness non-profit
Associate Director of Communications – search managed by The Choice, Inc.

National Academy of Medicine Communications Specialist

National Park Foundation
Marketing & Communications Coordinator (pdf)

National Parking AssociationMarketing & Communications Coordinator

Nature ConservancyDirector of Communications, Corporate Sustainability – apply by Mar. 14

Office of the DC Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic DevelopmentPublic Affairs Specialist/ Marketing & Communications Analyst – $70k-$89k – apply by Feb. 23

Open Markets Institute Communications Director

Partnership for Public Service Press Secretary

Points of Light FoundationCoordinator, Communications & Marketing – DC or Atlanta, GA

Poverty & Race Action CouncilCommunications Manager (pdf)

Refugees InternationalCommunications Associate (pdf) – apply by Feb. 16

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Communications Assistant (pdf) – $41k-$44k – search managed by Ettleson & Associates

Siber SystemsPublic Relations Manager (scroll to find) for RoboForm

Vibrent HealthPublic Relations Specialist

Washington Hospital CenterVice President, Communications & Public Affairs

Monday, February 12, 2018

Is Your Game Strong?

Hello Monday & welcome to your job-seek week!  Our opportunity-unearthing game is strong today (47 jobs + two internships from 23 different employers); how about matching it with an on-point cover letter to match your carefully crafted CV for one or more of these?

Also, don't neglect this larger-than-usual run of previously noted opportunities closing this week.

We'll start your search with a new call for a Director of Communications & Marketing with Counterpart International, a group working the build the capacity of civil society organizations in 28 countries – 12+ years related experience as a communications executive required.

The Tyler Clementi Foundation has passed along this Digital Communications Coordinator (scroll to find) post supporting their efforts to end online & offline bullying in schools, workplaces & faith communities – at least one year of experience in digital communications required, preferably in an advocacy, political/social campaign, or nonprofit environment – DC or New York

National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine

Hudson Institute Director of Communications – seeking candidates with Broad experience in communications that includes gathering & evaluating info & making actionable recommendations to senior leadership.

General Services Administration Client Communications Specialist – $56k-$88k – apply by Feb. 21

We won’t male you wait for our usual Friday look-in on jobs at American University to see these fresh finds:
YWCACommunications Associate – 1-2 years of experience required, preferably in a communications role and/or in a nonprofit setting 

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
It looks like this Senior Director, Global Communications & Public Affairs post came online just after we noted other recent opportunities at Marriott International just last Thursday – 15 years’ experience in the corporate setting as a writer & strong creative storyteller supporting senior executives desired.

Newly-posted positions with Weber Shandwick:
Office of the DC Attorney General Strategic Communications Advisor – $130k-$150k – apply by Feb. 14

George Washington University
Cable & Telecommunications Association for MarketingCommunications Coordinator – $57k-$65k – 3+ years’ experience in business communications required, including work in web & social space – National Harbor, MD location

Johns Hopkins University
– Baltimore, MD
Latham & Watkins Public Relations Coordinator – 1-4 years of related PR/media relations experience desired

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Here’s a very fresh Media Relations Associate opportunity with the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers – 3+ years’ PR, broadcast or media or related experience sought.

Christ United Methodist ChurchDirector of Marketing & Communications – 10+ years marketing/communications experience desired – Fairfax Station, Va. location

New opportunities with Oceana since our late-January environmental jobs special:
Patent & Trademark OfficeCommunications & Marketing Specialist – $96k-$126k – apply by Feb. 23

James Madison University – Harrisonburg, Va.
National Association of Surety Bond ProducersCoordinator, Government Relations – $47k-$55k – energetic, flexible, and a knowledgeable government relations professional with exceptional communications & coalition building skills desired.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Let's Look at Some Repeats

Here's your Sunday run of previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

George Washington UniversityAssistant Director of Development – apply by Feb. 12

Smithsonian InstitutionAdvancement Associate, National Portrait Gallery (scroll to find) – Feb. 12

World Bank
DHS Office of Inspector GeneralWriter/Editor – $96k-$126k – Feb. 13

Tennessee Valley Authority Consultant, Communications Events – Chattanooga, TN – Feb. 13

UN High Commissioner on RefugeesAssistant Protection Officer (pdf) – see also main career pageFeb. 13

Nature Conservancy
Congressional Research ServiceAnalyst, Energy Policy – $68k-$88k – Feb. 14

Embassy of CanadaProgram Assistant, Public Service& Procurement Canada – $57k – Feb. 14 

Prince Georges County Dept. of CorrectionsPublic Information Officer – 55k-$108k – Upper Marlboro, MD – Feb. 14 

British Embassy
United Nations Foundation Senior Associate, Climate Policy and CommunicationFeb. 15

University of Maryland Executive Director, University Marketing –  Feb. 15

Aga Khan FoundationResource Development Associate for EventsFeb. 16

Brookings Institution Research Assistant, Tax Policy Center – mid $40k – Feb. 16

Library of CongressSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $134k-$164k – Feb. 16

Natural Resource Governance Institute Communications Officer/Senior Communications OfficerFeb. 16

Prince William Public Library System
Communication Services Division Chief – $62k-$93k – Woodbridge, Va. – Feb. 16

Friday, February 9, 2018

Embassies and an Empire

Hello Friday job-advancement-wanters/dreamers!  We hope there's something for you in today's week-wrapping set.

The National Association of Forest Owners is seeking a Communications Manager (pdf) with 1-2 years’ experience supporting strategic communications, public affairs and/or issue advocacy campaigns; agency background a plus – Senate-side Capitol Hill location.

Downtown DC communications cabal kglobal has passed along this Senior Account Exec opportunity with their digital + social team – 2-4 years of relevant digital experience desired; bonus points for facility with WordPress, Photoshop & Illustrator

The ONE Campaign has shared this Senior Director, U.S. Government Relations role – 10 years of legislative or issue-advocacy experience & strong existing relationships on Capitol Hill will merit you consideration.

British Embassy
Bread for the WorldProject Manager for Digital Communications – $42k-$55k – 3+ years od digital communications experience desired. 

Embassy of CanadaProgram Assistant, Public Service& Procurement Canada – $57k – 3+ years of office management experience required – apply by Feb. 14

Union Station-proximate opportunities with Google:
American Physical Therapy AssociationNational Governance & Leadership Specialist – 3-4+ years' experience in association management working with member leaders desired.

Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDACommunications Associate – experience in social media communications & interest in FDA, public health, science communication & related areas desired.

Rational 360
(scroll to find)
Pew Research CenterAdmin Coordinator – at least one year of relevant office experience required; familiarity with Visio, MS Project & Wordpress desirable

Fresh opportunities at various outposts of the Atlantic Media empire
Pew Charitable TrustsCoordinator, Substance Use Prevention & Treatment Initiative – at least one year of directly related professional experience required.

American University

Heritage FoundationProgram Manager, Asian Studies Center – 5-8 years of relevant experience required; fluency/proficiency in an Asian language preferred.

… and finally: here’s your chance to get out of the DC policy/advocacy/govt. ecosystem & onto the roster at ESPN:
Best wishes for a super-great weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource. 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

In a Larger Sense, Aren't We All a Work in Progress?

We're a work-in-progress today, with a lot of great direct-to-us submissions to start you off; check back later for more. [edit: all finished for today]

1) The Black Rock Group is in search mode for an Account Exec with 1-2 years of communications work and/or internship experience in a related field; background in political campaigns, Hill, government, journalism or agency environment appears preferable – North Old Town Alexandria location put you near this spot we like a lot.

2) Connections Media is seeking an Account Manager with 3 to 5 years of experience working with digital media and a detailed knowledge of digital strategies & tactics, including work as a client lead.

3-5) The Center for Budget & Policy Priorities has let us know they are actively recruiting for these:
6) Lockheed Martin has passed along a Program Communicator opportunity supporting their Small Combatants & Ship Systems operations – excellent writing skills, media relations experience, and facility with employee communications, community outreach & relationship-building desired.

7) The American Sociological Association is seeking a Director of Communications with 10+ years of relevant experience & demonstrated ability to translate scholarly material into content that is engaging to non-academics.

8-9) The Campaign Legal Center, a group working to protect and strengthen the U.S. democratic process across all levels of government, is looking to fill two senior roles – searches managed by LeaderFit
10) The Urban Institute is seeking a Media Relations Manager with a 4-10 years of experience in traditional media relations or related communications work & a passion for social and economic policy research.

11) Weber Shandwick is seeking Summer 2018 Communications & Engagement Interns to use & develop their integrated media skills in the public affairs, social impact & healthcare space – full-time/paid positions – apply by Feb. 28

12-13) Georgetown University
14-15) Nature Conservancy
16-18) The Arc of the U.S.
19-22) Federation of American Immigration Reform (scroll to find)
23) KIPPDirector of Government Affairs & Advocacy

24-27) National Center for Victims of Crime (scroll to find)
28-30) NBCUniversal
31) The Economist GroupHealth Policy Associate

32) International Republican InstituteSenior Director, External Affairs

33) Mystery DC non-profitGovernment Affairs & Events Assistant – temp-to-hire opportunity – $45k-$65k – search managed by Beacon Hill Staffing

34) Mystery McLean-based employerPublic Relations Director – $70k-$80k – search managed by the Creative Group

35) Mystery Reston-based employer Marketing Assistant – described as entry level – search managed by Staffing Now

36) SAICPublic Affairs Specialist supporting the National Museum of the U.S. Army – Fort Belvoir, Va.

37) Solar Foundation Communications Intern (pdf) and Development Intern (pdf)

38) Tennessee Valley Authority Consultant, Communications Events – Chattanooga, TN – apply by Feb. 13

39-40) U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
41) Fish & Wildlife ServiceCongressional & Legislative Affairs Specialist – $68k-$88k – apply by Feb. 9

42-43) Marriott Corp.
44) Mystery Veterans advocacy groupLegislative & Government Affairs Director

45-46) National Multifamily Housing Council
47) National PTAManager of Government Affairs

48-49) Natural Resource Governance Institute
50) Seaboard Corp.Government Affairs Assistant – $35k-$45k
more to come OK, we're done –

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Campaign, System, League & Society

Wednesday update: no new post today; catch you again Thursday.

American College of Obstetricians & GynecologistsEmail Marketing Specialist – seeking candidates with 2+ years’ experience with email marketing platforms and marketing automation such as Real Magnet, Marketo, Informz, Hubspot, etc.

The Climate Action Campaign is looking to bring about a Campaign Director with experience managing a large-scale issue or political campaign, advocacy organization or government office as well as coalition management skills – search managed by Grossman Heinz 

Emerge America Deputy Communications Director – at least three years of experience in communications & background managing social media channels required, as well as an understanding of the Democratic political community – apply by Feb. 20

New with Ketchum since our late-Nov. PR special edition:
Prince William Public Library SystemCommunication Services Division Chief – $62k-$93k – 5-7 years' experience in communications or a related field with a focus on marketing, sales & strategic business practices desired – Woodbridge, Va. – apply by Feb. 16

Center for American Progress
Press Secretary, Energy & Environment War Room – 3+ years’ experience in media or communications desired

Mars, Inc., best known as the folks who bring you M&Ms, 3 Musketeers & Milky Way bars, seeks Public Affairs Manager with 7+ years of government relations experience.

Alaska Wilderness League
Catholic Charities Director of Communications – 8-10 years related experience required – Baltimore, MD

American Seed Trade AssociationMarketing & Communications Manager – 2-3 years of marketing or communications experience required; agriculture background a plus

American Nurses AssociationExecutive Communications Manager – minimum of 10 to 15 years’ of related writing experience required, preferably in health care field.

American Academy of Otolaryngology
Calvary Women’s Services Communications Coordinator – 3+ years of relevant experience required; as well as knowledge of graphic design software, including InDesign & Photoshop

American Astronomical SocietyDirector of Communications & Marketing – $90k – 8+ years’ experience creating & managing web content required, as well as skills in marketing.

Iridium SatelliteSenior Content Marketing Associate – knowledge of marketing communications and content development within a business-to-business communications industry and ability to change style, tone, and brand voice based on platform and audience desired.

Monday, February 5, 2018

How 'bout that game, huh?

Happy Monday!  We're actually finishing this up & pre-setting publication about an hour before Sunday kickoff, so we don't have anything to note about the (spectacular? snoozer?) SB LII result.  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Association of American Medical Colleges has let us know they are still looking to fill this Public Affairs Specialist post suited for candidates with 1-2 years’ experience in communications or public affairs—knowledge of Capitol Hill & legislative processes preferred. 

Politics & Prose seeks Website & Marketing Manager to manage and update web content, design new pages, and assist with the creation of promotional content for this well-loved DC institution – familiarity with Drupal, HTML/CSS & Adobe Creative Suite applications preferred.

The American Red Cross is actively recruiting for these opportunities:
Northrop GrummanManager, Media Relations – 8 years of related experience required – McLean, Va. or Linthicum, MD

George Washington University
Prince Georges County Dept. of CorrectionsPublic Information Officer – 55k-$108k – Upper Marlboro, MD – apply by Feb. 14

In addition to Media Relations Specialist and Video Production Manager posts that we’ve noted previously (here and here), we see that our friends at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine are now looking to add a Major Gifts Officer to the team.

Pacific Legal Foundation (scroll to find) – location flexible, but Arlington, Va. preferred
This Account Director (scroll to find) opportunity with Baltimore-based Abel Communications appears to be new since our late-Nov. PR jobs compendium – 7+ years of PR agency or in-house communications department experience desired.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD, except as otherwise noted
Howard UniversityCommunications Content Specialist – 2= years of experience in communications, media or related environment preferred.

Opportunities with downtown DC-based design firm Illustria – see also main career page – we think their name is delightful, btw:
UN High Commissioner on RefugeesAssistant Protection Officer (pdf) – academic background in law, international law, political Sciences or related field & 2+ years relevant desired experience desired – see also main career page – apply by Feb. 13

We think that the Digital Marketing Manager (scroll to find) post listed among opportunities with the World Food Program USA is new since our mid-Jan. and mid-Dec. check-ins – 3+ years of digital marketing experience required.

Library of CongressSupervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $134k-$164k – apply by Feb. 16

National Public Radio
… and finally: the U.S. Navy is looking to ship a Writer/Editor to their base at Rota, Spain, but you’re at a disadvantage against any military spouses in the area who might apply – $35k-$45k – apply by Feb. 8