Monday, May 21, 2018


Update: sorry to miss publishing Wednesday; we'll be back Friday, we hope.

We'll be publishing on a three-day schedule again this week.  See you (and hopefully Caps/Lightning game 7) again on Wednesday.  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

1-3) Alzheimer’s Association
4) American Chiropractic AssociationCommunications Manager

5-6) APCO Worldwide
7-9) Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association
10-11) CAMRIS International
12) Catholic Mobilizing NetworkCommunications Manager – $40k-$45k

13) Catholic Relief ServicesFundraising Writer/Editor – Baltimore, MD

14) City of RockvilleTV Production Assistant – temporary position – $11/hr – apply by June 9

15) Consumer Product Safety CommissionPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by June 3

16-18) DDC Public Affairs
19) Dept. of Health & Human ServicesAssistant Commissioner, Office of Media Affairs – $126k-$189k – apply by June 16

20) Food & Drug AdministrationPublic Affairs Specialist – $81k-$126k – apply by June 1

21) FTI ConsultingConsultant, Government Affairs/Strategic Communications

22-23) FP1 Strategies
24-27) George Mason University
28-29) George Washington University
30) Global ImpactSenior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Combined Federal Campaign

31) Hudson InstituteDirector of Communications

32-41) Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
42-47) Ketchum
48) National Alliance for Public Charter SchoolsDirector of Media Relations

49-51) National Council for Behavioral Health
52) U.S. Chamber of CommerceManager, Corporate Relations/Fundraising & Development

Sunday, May 20, 2018

What's My Scene?

This 80s gem is in our heads as we put together your previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Transportation Security Administration Writer/Editor – $79k-$121k – May 21

Nature Conservancy
George Mason University
Greenpeace Democracy CampaignerMay 23

Library of Congress
Analyst in Intergovernmental Relations & Economic Development Policy – $96k-$126k – May 23

Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) – Legislative AssistantMay 23

British Embassy
George Washington University Senior Prospect Analyst, Development & Alumni RelationsMay 25

International Monetary FundCommunications OfficerMay 25

Rep. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) – Director of Digital OperationsMay 25

Vote.orgCommunications Manager/Director – $80k-$115k – home/remote-based post – May 25

And what's Tony's scene this week?  How about a sojourn to Armenia that includes filming from a Soviet-era Mi-8 helicopter? Check out Parts Unknown, tonight at 9:00pm on CNN

Friday, May 18, 2018

Progress & Regression

Hello Friday job-searchers!  We are a little bit of a work-in-progress today; we'll add a handful more later on to your week-ending set.  As to our reference to regression, you can probably guess what disquieting backwards step is on our minds this morning.

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a Social Media Strategist with 2+ years work/intern experience and a proven track record of driving creative content & growing audiences for nonprofits, campaigns or corporations – see also main career page

USAC administers Universal Service Fund programs on behalf of the FCC, helping provide telecom & broadband access to rural communities, health care facilities, schools & libraries, and low income households – and you’ll take part in that effort as Communications Associate in a post described to us as a great opportunity for an early-career professional with marketing or communications experience.

Our friends at the American Red Cross passed these along this morning:
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has shared this fresh call for a Director of Leadership Gifts with 8+ years of experience in major gift fundraising & developing complex fundraising strategies.

Radiant Earth, a group working to aggregate & provide access to the world’s open Earth imagery & geospatial data, is seeking a Project Manager with experience related to satellite imagery & mapping, as well as the ability to manage & shape multi-faceted projects involving multiple teams and organizations – a significant part of your role will be in support of CommonSensing, a climate-related project in the South Pacific, which should be accretive to your frequent flyer miles tally.

CLS Strategies is seeking an entry-level Associate who is fluent in Spanish and possesses a passion for communications & public affairs.

Transforming educational systems is the game, and iNACOL is the name – and Research Director is the job, for those of you with deep knowledge in the field of K-12 education & high-level research skills; advanced degree in education, research, or public policy a plus.

Smithsonian Institution (scroll to find)
Mystery Reston-based non-profitDirector of Media Relations – At least 10-12 years of experience in journalism or a media relations/public affairs function desired – search managed by Torchlight Hire 

Federal Railroad Administration Public Affairs Specialist – $68k-$106k – apply by May 30

British Embassy
University of Maryland/University CollegeSenior Web Writer & Editor – 5-7 years of marketing and/or content development experience desired.

American University
The Public Risk Management Association seeks entrepreneurial self-starter w/ a go-getter attitude as Communications and Marketing Manager – $60k-$70k – Old Town location

Nature Conservancy
American Frozen Food InstituteSenior Manager of Marketing & Communications – 5+ years of related experience in communications, marketing, media relations or social media campaigns preferred.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Associated Builders & ContractorsDirector of Media Relations – 8+ years of communications experience desired.

Heritage FoundationSenior Advisor to the President for Donor Relations – 10+ years in fundraising, planned giving, sales, or marketing desired.

Atlantic Media
Center for American ProgressDeputy Director, Center for American Progress Action Fund – 8+ years of professional experience working in digital media with a focus on graphics and video desired.

Best wishes for a less-damp and Oh please, please get back in the win-column! weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Urban, Adventist, International & Green

Here's your mid-week set.  We're skipping publishing on Thursday again; see you on Friday.

1) Partners of the Americas is actively recruiting for a Communications & Outreach Officer to support their Agriculture and Food Security team – 2-3 years of experience in communications, marketing, or a related field required, as well as facility with graphic design, video editing, database & email marketing platforms and webs management applications preferred.

2) Freedman Consulting has passed along this Research Associate (scroll to find) post best suited for 1-3 years of previous research, legislative, communications, consulting, or policy-related experience – located just around the corner from this superb lunch spot.

3) The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association has a fresh Associate, Advocacy & Communications (pdf) post available – seeking candidates with 2+ years’ communications experience, collaborative & creative mindset, and passion for family planning and public health – see also main career page

4-5) The Urban Institute has passed along two new posts:
6) Story Partners is in search mode for a Public Affairs Director with 3-5 years of experience working in press operations or journalism, Capitol Hill background and knowledge & interest in farm & food policy

7-8) Adventist Healthcare
9-10) American Humanist Association (scroll to find)
11) American Optometric AssociationPublic Relations & Community Manager – search managed by Chaloner

12) American Society for Radiation OncologyOnline Communications Coordinator – see also main career page

13-15) Aspen Institute
16) Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationInterim Senior Program Officer, Global Policy and Advocacy – 18-month term

17-19) Capitol Hill
20) Coca Cola CompanyGovernment Relations Director

21) DC Public SchoolsAnalyst, Communications & Branding – $55k-$62k

22) Dept. of the Interior/Bureau of ReclamationCongressional Affairs Liaison – $114k-$148k – apply by June 6

23) The Fishing SchoolDevelopment & Communications Manager (pdf)

24-25) GEICO
26-27) Georgetown University
28) George Washington UniversityMedia Relations Specialist

29-31) Global Strategy Group
32) Independent Community Bankers AssociationVice President, Congressional Relations

33) International Monetary FundCommunications Officer – apply by May 25, as noted here

34) JPA Health CommunicationsAccount Exec/Senior Account Exec – DC or Boston, MA

35) League of Women VotersChief Executive Officer – search managed by Sterling Martin Associates

) Mathematical Association of AmericaCommunications Specialist (scroll to find)

36-37) MedStar Health
38-39) Metropolitan Police Dept.Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist – $86k-$121k – apply by May 17

40-41) National Federation of Independent Business
42) National Security AgencyCommunications Officer – $45k-$73k for entry-level candidates; $68k-$106k for experienced hires – Fort Meade, MD

43) Smithsonian InstitutionManager of Public Affairs & Marketing supporting the Freer Gallery of Art/Sackler Gallery – apply by June 10

44) Physicians for Social ResponsibilityCommunication Manager (scroll to find)

) SKDKnickerbocker Vice President, Technology Practice – DC, New York, or Los Angeles, CA

45-46) University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Va.
47-48) U.S. Commission in International Religious Freedom
49-50) U.S. Green Building Council
51) Washington Post Internal Communications Specialist

52) Wilderness SocietyDirector, Regional Communications Strategy (scroll to find) – Denver, Boise, Bozeman, Seattle or Oakland, CA

Monday, May 14, 2018

Another Week Begins & More Jobs for You

Tuesday update: no new post today – see you Wednesday, we hope.

Welcome to your job-seek week!  Don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

The Washington Metro Area Transit Authority seeks a Digital Communication Officer (scroll to find or use advanced search & job ID 180359) to manage traditional PR functions while also creating high-quality digital content for use to tell Metro’s story to a broad audience across multiple communications channels.

Fresh opportunities with the Children’s National Medical Center:
Per the comments section, we bring you this call for applicants for Press Secretary and Digital Director posts in the office of Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii).

American Diabetes Association
National Environmental Education FoundationVice President of Marketing & Communications – strong leadership skills & 10-12 years of marketing & communications experience required

American Enterprise Institute
Congressional Federal Credit UnionDirector of Marketing & Communications – 10 years of experience directing broad ranging communication and marketing strategy and programs in the financial industry desired – Oakton, Va.-based

Atlantic Media
AARP Vice President of Social Communications – 10+ years of relevant communications experience required

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as otherwise noted
United Nations FoundationPolicy Associate supporting the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data – 5+ years’ experience in international development, development data, or foreign policy desired

George Washington University
Central Intelligence AgencyCommunications Officer – $54k-$95k – ability to research and draft original content for a variety of channels & audiences and understanding of digital tools including SharePoint &WordPress CMS desired.

George Mason University
Mystery employerCommunications Assistant – 3 positions available – described as entry-level – search managed by Recruiting Services International

Children’s Defense Fund – see also main career page
The U.S. Institute for Peace has part-time Research Assistant, Communications and Research Assistant, Media Relations opportunities available for full-time students in the DC area – $12-$14/hr

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Give These Another Look

Here's your Sunday look at previously noted opportunities closing in the upcoming week.

Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Dept.Public Information Officer – $55k-$108k – May 14

Nature Conservancy
Center for Civilians in ConflictDevelopment Manager/Grant WriterMay 15

G2GLegislative DirectorMay 15

George Mason University Marketing Assistant, Hylton Performing Arts Center – part-time – Woodbridge, Va. – May 15

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) – Legislative CorrespondentMay 15 

Northern Virginia Community CollegeCommunications Manager – $55k-$70k – May 16

Railroad Retirement BoardLegislative Affairs Specialist – $42k-$59k – May 16

DC Dept. of TransportationProgram Analyst – $72k-$92k – May 17
Global TiesManager, Office OperationsMay 18

Embassy of CanadaEvents Coordinator – $50k – May 20
Who doesn't like a good shed party?  Tony & Canadian companions head to Newfoundland for a bout of eating, drinking, hunting & good living in general. Parts Unknown, tonight at 9:00pm on CNN

Friday, May 11, 2018

Verified, Radiant, Charitable & Kick-Ass!

Hello Friday job-coveters!  Another nice set of direct-to-us submissions lead off today's set.

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities is seeking a Communications Director with 5-7 years of experience in strategic communications, media relations, journalism, or related field that includes work in digital strategy and developing digital content across platforms; grant writing skills a plus – apply by May 31

The Verified Voting Foundation has shared this Director of National Programs opportunity suited for candidates with 7-10 years relevant experience that includes managing multi-state issue campaigns – JD and/or technology degree a plus – $90k-115k – regular travel to their Philadelphia, PA HQ required.

Our friends at the Public Affairs Council have passed along this fresh call for a Policy Communications & Corporate Responsibility Manager with 3-5 years direct communications and/or CR experience & a solid understanding of policy-making and regulatory processes at local, state & federal levels – apply by June 1 – and be sure to check out PAC’s robust jobs board.

The Grocery Manufacturers Association is seeking an Analyst, Global Strategies to support strategic goals and promote economic growth in the CPG industry by addressing emerging opportunities & challenges in global commerce as well as the inter-relations between international & U.S. policy.  Successful candidate will aid in the development of policy positions & advocacy strategies to liberalize trade, promote regulatory coherence & support science-based global standards.  – $60k-$65k

A national public health organization is seeking a Writer on a contract basis to develop and write a technical, well-cited 20-25 page report to Congress and federal agencies outlining the current landscape and determining calls to action – while we’ve been asked not to identify the organization, we can assure you it’s a legitimate & well-established group – apply by May 31

Hager Sharp is actively recruiting for this Account Coordinator post – previous employment or intern engagement at an agency or other relevant experience strongly preferred; knowledge of public health & education issues/organizations a plus.- downtown DC location close to both red & blue/orange lines

Radiant Earth works to aggregate and provide access to the world’s open Earth imagery & geospatial data, and you can be a part of this cool & essential undertaking as a Social Media Intern for the Summer 2018 term – $15/hr

American University
British Embassy
Center for American Progress
Duke Energy Advocacy & Grassroots Strategy Manager – working knowledge of the energy industry and experience working on public policy initiatives & strategic outreach/advocacy initiatives desired. 

Embassy of CanadaEvents Coordinator – $50k – 2+ years’ experience organizing events and/or visits desired – apply by May 20

Heritage FoundationSenior Assistant to the President for Donor Relations – 4+ years in fundraising, planned giving, sales, or marketing in related field desired.

Pew Charitable Trusts
… and finally: KC & Co. Communications, a self-assessed small but mighty marketing & PR agency, has put out the call for a Communications Manager of the kick-ass & entrepreneurial variety – looks to be part-time to start with quick move to full-time if you are proven to be a good fit.

Best wishes for a wonderful & winning weekend from your favoritepublic affairs jobs resource.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Drain Our Particular Swamp

We're swamped, but we wanted to share some great opportunities passed our way the last few days, plus check in on a few usual Wednesday/Thursday suspects.  Perhaps we'll be back tomorrow.

Exelon Corp. has shared this Senior Advocacy Specialist post suited for candidates with a minimum of 5 to 8 years’ experience in communications, campaign management or community/grassroots engagement plus strong & persuasive writing skills.

Anti-slavery mainstay Polaris is actively recruiting for this Communications & Public Relations Associate post with top notch writing skills, understanding of traditional & new media, and bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English – if you would like more info in the position, contact Caren Benjamin at

We have a personal interest in keeping our taps flowing thanks to Virginia American Water, so we’re happy to help with their search for an Engineering Project Delivery Specialist who can interface with customers regarding on lead service line replacements in Alexandria & help manage community events  &meetings, which have a significant impact on public image and customer confidence – 2+ years related experience desired; background in science or engineering preferred.

Federal employment law firm Shaw, Bransford & Roth is seeing a Digital Marketing Specialist (pdf) of the passionate, detail-obsessed & creative variety – facility with Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign & CMS applications and 2+ years related marketing experience desired.

ACT|The App Association is in search mode for an entry-level Public Policy Coordinator (scroll to find) with excellent communication skills & a keen interest in the public policy and legal issues facing the tech sector.

Also per the comments field, we see this Communications Manager opportunity with Hitachi – 5= years of experience in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related role required; government relations experience is a plus.

Mystery international membership organizationGraphic Designer – temporary position w/ possibility to extend – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Resources

Brookings Institution
Georgetown University
Nature Conservancy
Railroad Retirement BoardLegislative Affairs Specialist – $42k-$59k - apply by May 16

Recent opportunities via Talent Market:
Transportation Security AdministrationWriter/Editor – $79k-$121k - apply by May 21

University of Virginia
– Charlottesville, Va.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Once Again Randomized

Wednesday update: We are swamped on a variety of fronts right now.  We'll try to post some opportunities folks have sent us in recent days shortly, but that might be it for this week.  Thanks and happy hunting!

For your Tuesday specialty programming, we are once again avoiding frequently-used job-boards & search engines and instead going directly to a random set of employer pages we've visited in the past. While a selection of these opportunities may – for all we know – also show up in search engines and popular public affairs jobs sites, our guess is that at least some of these jobs will be less-well-trafficked outside the DCPA+CJ community.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications – location flexible/virtual

Alliance for JusticeFoundation Project Director

American Heart Association
American Society of Civil EngineersSocial Media Specialist – apply by June 16

Bipartisan Policy Center
Catholic UniversityStaff Editor (pdf) supporting the Catholic Historical Review – part-time – apply today May 8

Children’s National Health SystemSenior Associate Director, International Advancement

Common Sense Media Email Marketing Manager – San Francisco, CA

Democracy CollaborativeSenior Communications Associate supporting the Next System Project – $57k

Drug Policy AllianceFoundation Giving Manager – $65k – New York

FHI 360
Global TiesManager, Office Operations – apply by May 18

HomeAid Northern VirginiaInterns (scroll to find)

Inter-American Dialogue Communications Coordinator – Spanish language skills desired

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Mike Baker & Associates
National Association of Manufacturers
National Multifamily Housing CouncilMeetings Coordinator

Communications Specialist (scroll down to see description)

Society for Neuroscience

Solar FoundationExecutive Assistant (pdf)

United Community MinistriesDirector of Development & Communications (pdf)

U.S. News & World Report
World Animal ProtectionDirector of Marketing & Communications (pdf) – New York

World Resources Institute

Monday, May 7, 2018

Get At It

It's Monday; get at it!  And don't forget previously noted opportunities closing this week.

Susan Davis International has passed along this lively call for an Associate Account Exec with strong writing, pitching & digital communications skill – Franklin Square location

Snickers & Milky Way purveyor Mars has a couple relevant opportunities available:
Defenders of Wildlife Digital Copywriter – $50k-$57k – seeking candidates with 3+ years of copywriting experience, especially of  the fundraising copy variety

AARPSenior Media Relations Associate –3+ years of related experience including media pitching required

Center for Strategic & International Studies
Northern Virginia Community CollegeCommunications Manager – $55k-$70k – significant experience managing communications projects desired – apply by May 16

Inova Health System
 West 4th StrategySenior Public Affairs Advisor & Communication Strategist supporting the SBA Office of Capital Access – 8+ years relevant experience required; strong preference for knowledge of Small Business Administration programs & systems

George Washington University
United Nations FoundationDirector of Development supporting the Girl Up program – seeking candidates with 8-10 years of experience in development & fundraising with proven success in corporate, major gift & foundation giving. 

American Nurses Association (scroll to find)
Mystery Alexandria-based association in the children’s nutrition arenaGovernment Affairs Coordinator – $40k-$45k – experience in a Capitol Hill, regulatory, legislative office or government affairs setting desired.

Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD except as noted otherwise
… and finally: the District Winery, new to the DC waterfront since last August, seeks Social Media Marketing Coordinator (scroll to find) – part-time, as least for starters