The Human Rights Campaign seeks DC-based Regional Field Organizer for Western region with at least two to four years of experience in electoral campaigns or field organizing, and a demonstrated record of successful coalition-building; familiarity with region preferred.
Hamilton Place Strategies would like to kick off the New Year w/ a new Receptionist to manage first impressions & other admin duties; experience with Google Apps and Box preferred – we're told they are also still in search for News Cycle Management Intern and Public Affairs Intern candidates.
The folks at Ervin|Hill Strategy have told us they are actively seeking CVs for Spring term Intern (scroll down) post; self-starters & multi-taskers encouraged.
United Nations Foundation
Tech America/CompTIA – Senior Manager, Public Sector & Public Policy Communications – 5+ years experience in media relations desired, ideally with a balance of Capitol Hill & tech industry backgrounds
Service Women’s Action Network seeks New York-based Program Director, Women Veterans Leadership & Public Policy Fellowship on part-time basis – prime duty is to create, establish and build a sustainable Fellowship program to be attended by women veterans with the purpose of fostering their ability to act in the future as leaders speaking to policy matters pertaining to national security and the military and veterans community – DC-based Communications Intern and Policy/Legislative Intern also available
Project Hope – Development Intern – unpaid position; available to current college upperclassman or grad student, or recent graduate – Bethesda location
Council on Foundations – Communications Associate – basic HTML and CSS knowledge a plus, as well as the ability to do some graphic design & video production work
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International – Communications Manager – winning hire will have demonstrated experience in a communications leadership role
RMR Associates – Media Relations Intern – Rockville-based
The National Security Agency seeks Protocol Officer to join them at Fort Meade – $42k-$67k – experience putting together social events desired, although your highly lauded work putting together that killer mixer with Phi Mu back in the day is probably best kept off your cover letter (save it for the interview!)
Mystery large-scale international labor union looks to add Social Media Manager and Communications Specialist hires to the team
National Governors Association – Communications Assistant – deadline-meeting, detail-oriented types encouraged
This is well outside our usual scope, but we’ll throw it out there in the odd chance that any Richmond-area folks with a background in art history, museum studies, art education, conservation and/or studio art happen to be browsing about: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts –Assistant Registrar – 20 month term – apply by 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 26
Alice Ferguson Foundation – Communications Manager – Accokeek, MD
American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities – Communications & Membership
American Israel Public Affairs Committee – Director of Policy Communications
America's Natural Gas Alliance – Director, Regional Communications & Special Projects
BAE Systems – Mid-level Strategic Communications Professional
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association – Senior Consultant, Strategic Communications
Brookings Institution – Communications Intern – apply by Dec. 12
Carilion Clinic – Senior Communications Consultant, Public Relations– Roanoke, Va.
The Children’s Partnership – Communications Associate – part-time
EcoAgriculture Partners – Communications Associate – apply by Dec. 19
Education for Peace in Iraq Center – Communications Intern
Energy Bar Association – Manager, Communication & Membership Marketing
Fairfax Water – Public Information Officer – $73k-$120k – apply by Dec. 5
FHI 360 – Director, Communications
Financial Services Institute – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Goodweave – Online Communications & PR Associate
Ikun, LLC – Junior Public Relations Specialist
Inovalon – Manager, Corporate Communications
Jewish Council for Public Affairs – Communications Manager
Mystery employer – Communications Specialist – supporting IT operations/dept., it appears – search managed by the ACI Group
National Affordable Housing Management Association –Communications & Public Relations Manager
National Geographic Society – Communications Assistant – Spring 2015 term
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration – Public Affairs Specialist – $63k-$98k – job ID: SO-COMM-2015-0001 – apply by Nov. 24
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation – Communications Intern(pdf) – apply by Nov. 30
National Parks Conservation Association
Health Communications Manager
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association –Communications Manager, Business & Technology Strategies
Oceana – Senior Manager, International Communications
Operation Smile – Communications/Social Media Producer – Virginia Beach, Va.
Population Reference Bureau – Vice President, Communications & Marketing
Population Services International – Communications Manager
Pulmonary Hypertension Association – Vice President, Communications & Marketing
Resources for Inner City Children – Director of Communications – part-time – $40/hr – apply by Dec. 14
Shady Grove Fertility Clinic – Senior Communications Manager
Southern Maryland Hospital Center – Public Relations Assistant – Clinton, MD
TechnoServe – Marketing & Communications Volunteer/Intern
United Way of the National Capital Area – Vice President of Marketing & Communications – apply by Nov. 25
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts – Director of Communications – $80k-$110k – Richmond, Va. – apply by Jan. 5
Virginia Tech – Public Relations Specialist, Dept. of Emergency Management – Blacksburg, Va. – apply by Nov. 28
AFL-CIO – Organizing Field Communications Assistant
American Constitution Society
Digital Marketing Specialist
Association of Academic Health Centers – Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships – search managed by Staffing Advisors
Catholics for Choice – Domestic Program Associate
Chesapeake Climate Action Center
Legal Intern, Summer 2015 – $16-$27/hr – for candidates with or working towards JD – job ID: 15-10 – apply by Nov. 24
Council for a Strong America – Senior Associate supporting Mission: Readiness
Council on Foreign Relations – Events Center Web Editor – 6 month term – New York
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Program Specialist, Government Affairs
Supervisory Legislative Analyst/Deputy Director – $124k-$157k – job ID: HHS-HRSA-DE- 15-1245255 – apply by Nov. 14
Independent Electrical Contractors Association –Government Affairs Vice President
Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America
Johns Hopkins University – Communications Coordinator – Baltimore, MD
March of Dimes – Director, Federal Affairs
Meals on Wheels Association of America – Public Policy Manager (pdf)
Mystery association – Communications Coordinator – search managed by Curzon Staffing
Mystery employer, Alexandria-based – Communications Specialist – search managed by the BOSS Group
Mystery employer, Bethesda-based – PR Consultant – part-time – to $35/hr – search managed by Creative Circle
Mystery employer, Vienna-based –Marketing/Communications Coordinator – $45k-$55k – search managed by the Creative Group
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation – Policy & Research Intern – apply by Nov. 30
NBC/Universal – Tape/Segment Producer, Meet the Press
Nevada State Education Association – Director of Government Relations (scroll down) – Las Vegas, NV – apply by Nov. 14
Next Era Energy/Florida Power & Light – Manager, Federal Governmental Affairs
Executive Assistant – New York – apply by Nov. 12
Content Distribution & Marketing Intern – New York – apply by Nov. 14
Small Business Investor Alliance – External Communications/PR Professional
United Methodist Family Services of Virginia –Communications Coordinator (scroll to find) – Richmond, Va.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Director, Issue Networks – focus on women’s economic empowerment
U.S. Institute for Peace – various Program Officer & Program Assistant opportunities
Operation Understanding DC (OUDC)
Part-Time Office Manager Position
Purpose of the Role: The Office Manager ensures effective and professional day-to-day office operations and provides support to all departments in the areas of Finance/Book keeping, Communication, IT and Administrative/Operations. The Office Manager should be someone who is organized and resourceful, and capable of taking the initiative to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
The Office Manager works directly with the Executive Director (ED) in our DC office in order to support the organization's administrative needs performing the following duties:
EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES: The ideal candidate has proven ability in the skills below as well as genuine interest in working for a high-energy and entrepreneurial nonprofit organization.
► Excellent communication skills in-person and on the phone.
► Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
► Organization of OUDC's files and documents, both historical and new files.
► Ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects.
► Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel: proficient in developing and maintaining databases; ability to create and manipulate spreadsheets; perform mail merges, etc.
► Excellent reading, writing and speaking skills.
► Ability to collaborate with a team as well as work independently.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide administrative support to the Executive Director;
Serve as point person for all office- and lease-related issues and policies;
Compile board packets, update board manuals, take minutes at meetings, and assist in make arrangements for board meetings and Committee meetings;
Provide bookkeeping support through work with the Executive Director and accountant;
Take on additional assignments/special projects as determined by organizational needs;
Oversee procurement of office equipment and supplies;
Assist in managing payroll, health insurance benefits with third-party service providers
Track and record all leave accruals and employee timesheet entries
DURATION: We will start the hire at 20 hours per week, and then determine how much more time each week is necessary.
HOW TO APPLY: Please provide your name, resume and qualifications to our Executive Director, Aaron Jenkins, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the subject heading: "ADMIN POSITION".
The deadline is Monday, November 10, 2014. And please, no calls.
About Operation Understanding DC: OUDC’s mission is to build a generation of African American and Jewish community leaders who promote respect, understanding and cooperation while working to eradicate racism, anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination. For more information, visit: http://www.oudc.org/
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COMMUNITY ACADEMY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
The Data Specialist supports the Assessment and Evaluation team in providing timely, accurate, and actionable data to all stakeholders at the Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPCS).
The primary responsibility of the Data Specialist is overseeing attendance policies and routines, with a particular focus on identifying students for interventions and tracking interventions over time. Additional responsibilities are outlined below.
This opportunity is perfect for anyone interested in supporting school leaders in using data to inform instructional practice and make decisions to help their students learn at a high level. It is also a great opportunity to build experience with owning critical projects and being responsible for outcomes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Oversee attendance policies and routines at the district level, including:
o Establishing system-wide policies and routines
o Running weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly reports
o Coordinating with campuses to track interventions
o Performing monthly audits of attendance records
· Provide support to the Director of Assessment, including:
o Loading roster info onto websites
o Monitoring testing and auditing materials
o Analyzing data and preparing reports
· Compile data to contribute to weekly and monthly data reports
· Respond to data requests from internal and external stakeholders
· Participate in external committees and report back to the team
· Work closely with campus support staff to identify needs and respond to requests
· Create structures for tracking and reviewing team learning
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Education and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· Highly skilled with MS Excel
· Strong customer service mindset
· Systems thinker with experience tackling complex problems
· Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
· Can handle occasional periods of fast-paced and high-pressure work
· Experience working or volunteering in schools
· Preferred but not required:
o Experience using databases or data systems
o Knowledge of charter schools in the District
CAPCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center
Howard University invites applicants to apply for the position of the Director of the Ralph Bunche
International Affairs Center (Bunche Center). Founded in 1993, the mission of the Bunche Center is
to foster an awareness of International Affairs, and serve as a focal point for Howard University's
diplomacy, Foreign Service, and international relations activities. Additionally, the Center seeks to
provide academic programming to stimulate the intellectual discourse regarding international affairs,
student engagement, and the role of the academic community in the shaping and implementation of
US foreign policy. The Center aims to organize and co-sponsor lectures, workshops, and
conferences; support faculty research and scholarship in international affairs; coordinate Foreign
Service fellowship training programs; foster relationships with the US Department of State, as well
as with foreign governments; and foster academic communities of interest in international affairs.
The Director of the Bunche Center is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and
administrative oversight to Center programming and activities. Responsibilities include, but are not
limited to: oversight of current Foreign Service fellowship programs; development of an academic
fellowship program for faculty and graduate students focused on international affairs; planning and
hosting program activities for high level international events, including identification of external
support; conduct and support of interdisciplinary academic programs with an international affairs
focus; providing vision for the direction and programming of the Center; oversight of the Study
Abroad Program; fundraising to expand Center activities and programming.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate from an accredited institution, or extensive experience (at
least 10 years in international affairs, plus a post-graduate degree). At least five years of relevant
academic experience and/or five years of relevant international affairs and successful management or
professional experience; strong leadership skills, established excellence in interpersonal,
communication, and administrative skills, and working cooperatively and collaboratively with others;
strong interest in inter-disciplinary education, and the ability to effectively articulate the vision and
mission of the Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center. Candidates with backgrounds and
international experience in Foreign Service, private sector, NGOs, multilaterals are strongly
encouraged. The successful candidate will report directly to the Assistant Provost for International
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools
and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and
professional degrees. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients
than any other university in the United States.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience, with excellent fringe
benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should submit an application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest and
contact information of three referees to: Jeronimo Augusto, MHSA, Program Manager, International
Howard University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities and Women are
highly encouraged to apply.
Mark Ausbrooks is the Academic Tourist. He occasionally blogs about colleges and universities that he encounters.