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1. Intern- Midwest Republican Congressman looking for a press / new media intern. Intern will assist with press releases, talking points, press conferences/events, newsletters, and administrative tasks. Excellent writing skills and new media experience a plus. College journalism/political science students are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume email@example.com.
2. Assistant to the Director of Public Relations– Entry Level Position (mid-$40k). The Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) has an immediate opening for an assistant to the Director of Public Relations. The finalist will have a degree in journalism, public relations, English or political science, be proficient in writing news releases, and possess strong editing skills. This is an entry-level position, but Capitol Hill experience, energy sector enthusiasm, and website management are a plus. Event planning experience is also valued. The job requires a solid understanding of the latest versions of Microsoft Office applications and Dreamweaver. The successful applicant will possess the ability to work independently, but appreciate when discussion with management is needed. Editing and writing skills will be tested in the interview process. NGSA’s member companies explore, drill, and produce approximately one-third of the nation’s clean natural gas supplies. The association represents its members on issues before Congress and federal regulatory agencies in Washington, DC. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and one writing sample to: Jeff Schrade, Director of Public Relations, Natural Gas Supply Association, 805 15th Street, N.W. Suite 510, Washington, DC 20005. Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Those with questions should call (202) 326-9300 . NGSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
3. Entry level Associate - Small D.C. communications/PR firm of 15 years standing seeking an entry level associate who is creative, a self-starter and good at multi-tasking. Applicant should be able to handle reporting to multiple people within the firm and juggling several projects at once. Many of our staff are writers, so you should have an appreciation of the quirky and eccentric. Applicant must be a skilled researcher who can use tools such as Lexis-Nexis and who is proficient with Excel and PowerPoint. A demonstrable knowledge of social media, especially Facebook, LinkedIn, and WordPress is a big plus. Responsibilities include research, list building, event planning, social media outreach and occasional administrative work. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position to start in June. Please send resumes and cover letters to WHWGjobs@gmail.com.
4. Communications Director - NAVA, the Association for Insured Retirement Solutions, currently located in Virginia, is about to embark on an exciting, complete rebranding and will be located in downtown Washington, D.C. by June. This is an opportunity to start from the beginning with NAVA’s new mission and CEO in a fast-paced, experienced communications and public affairs shop. Reporting to the Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Director is responsible for planning and implementing media programs and projects to promote the interests of NAVA’s members and new mission among the general public and governmental entities; develops and pitches stories, develops press materials such as press releases, rapid response, press kits, background information and other promotional/publicity materials, and plans press conferences and other events; initiates and maintains relationships with the media; serves as initial contact for the majority of media; responds effectively, quickly and accurately to reporters’ information requests; serves as the principal writer for NAVA, providing content for its written publications and for the organization’s website; works to identify gaps in content – both print and web – and develops plans to fill those gaps; develops, produces and/or coordinates production of various print communications vehicles (e.g. e-newsletters, print newsletters, etc.); monitors a diverse spectrum of news sources daily, identifying and clipping stories and events that could be of interest to NAVA’s membership and staff. Send resume and three writing samples to: email@example.com (please, no calls).
5. E-Campaign Manager - The American Solutions e-Campaign Manager is responsible for driving all internet based revenue bearing activities. The e-Campaign Manager will report to the Vice President of Finance and work closely with the leaders of all public policy campaigns to ensure proper alignment of shared goals. He/She will be responsible for driving awareness, building and sustaining value for the online portion of each campaign. This position is chiefly responsible for all revenue raised online and will be goaled on return on investment metrics as well as annual revenue and donor growth % as well as unique visitors and channel mix shift %. This position is an integral member of the American Solutions team, supporting the movement in all communications planning, key positioning and messaging, press and outbound activity online. Strong preference will be given to candidates with successful track record in online fundraising. Enthusiasm should also be for the American Solutions vision of moving the government into the 21st Century, outlined in the book Real Change. Bachelor’s degree required. Marketing or management concentration preferred. Must have experience with metrics reporting and analysis. Must have experience with Google Ad buys and Google Analytics. Experience with Yahoo ads a plus. Experience with print/TV campaign management and ad buys a plus. Experience with website management a plus. The E-Campaign Manager may work out of the Atlanta, GA or Washington , DC American Solutions offices; tele-working from a remote office is also a possibility. Please send resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Intern - Widmeyer Communications seeks a college or university student studying Communications, Journalism, English, Political Science or Marketing to serve as an intern. Widmeyer Communication’s internship program is designed to give students insight and hands-on experience in the working world of public affairs and public relations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: drafting press releases/materials, updating/building media list, pitching tradition and new media, event planning, conducting research, maintaining clip reports and performing some administrative duties. Qualifications include: Sophomore, junior or senior college/university students studying Communications, Journalism, English, Political Science or Marketing. Ideal candidate has excellent written and oral communication skills, a good attitude and willingness to learn. For more information, including the application process please go to http://nt.widmeyer.com/general/Internship_Program.asp.
7. Intern - The David All Group (http://www.davidallgroup.com), the nation’s first conservative modern media strategies agency, seeks interns to work in its downtown DC office starting in May/June 2009. Intern responsibilities will include: Following news stories on clients; opportunities to blog and make YouTube videos; help update and manage websites; help draft memos, emails, other copy; additional clerical/staffing work as needed. Perks: Lots of hands-on experience; opportunity to do real work – you won’t be making copies all day; incredible networking opportunities; learn the ropes of the modern media business; fun, young business environment - we play Guitar Hero in the office. Required Intern Skills: Computer and web-savvy; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; able to work in a close team environment; able to thrive in a fast-paced office; handle multiple tasks and work under pressure; motivated self-starter accustomed to taking initiative. Nice To Have Skills: Interest and/or background in the internet, communications, and GOP politics strongly preferred. DAG is staffed by a small, committed and ambitious team of web strategists and conversation engineers. Its clients range from blue chip companies, to the Right kind of non-profits, to a limited set of Republican political organizations and candidates. This is a non-paid internship. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Katie Churchey (email@example.com).
8. Scheduler - Top notch scheduler needed for busy general counsel’s office of large D.C.-based trade association; provide administrative support for the department within a policy-focused business federation. Schedule meetings, conferences, reservations, and travel arrangements; prepare correspondence, memorandum, and reports; answer phones and handle faxes; and process expense reports. Minimum of 2+ years’ experience as scheduler on Capitol Hill; strong organization and multitasking skills; attention to detail; strong editing and proofreading; excellent verbal communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; and sound judgment and the ability to handle confidential information. Hours 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., with some overtime. Bachelor's degree. Position starts immediately. E-mail resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Director, Communications - The Business Software Alliance (BSA), the foremost organization dedicated to promoting a safe and legal digital world, is seeking a qualified candidate to advance BSA’s overall corporate positioning and reputation, as well as specific policy, anti-piracy, and membership programs. Working as part of a small team, the Director will produce written materials in a variety of formats including writing first drafts and /or editing interim drafts of products such as; press releases and press kits; op-eds and bylined articles; special reports and white papers; official correspondence; website content; and, blog posts. The Director will also provide support to the Communications team by serving as a back-up for activities such as; serving as a media liaison; maintaining third-party relationships; event management; and administrative functions as required. Our ideal candidate must have demonstrated, superior writing and editing abilities in American English, including reliable proof-reading skills. The successful candidate will also have the ability to learn quickly, excellent organizational and deadline-meeting skills, and the ability to work well with professionals at all levels of seniority. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, or journalism, and at least 5 -8 years of intensive writing/editing, publications, and/or PR experience. Knowledge, experience and /or contacts in the software/I.T. industry are a plus. BSA provides $100 of Metro fare monthly, weekly happy hours and breakfasts, and an array of other competitive benefits including a high-energy, collegial and fun office environment. Free building gym on site. Salary is commensurate with experience. Send cover letter with salary requirement and resume to: Director - Human Resources, Business Software Alliance, 1150 18th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington DC 20036; Fax: 202/872/5501, Email: email@example.com. EOE.
10. Director of Emerging Media - Xenophon Strategies is looking to fill a position for Director of Emerging Media. Managing overall agency approach to online and emerging media implementation. Advise senior management on emerging media trends and developments for internal use. Work with account teams to implement these techniques for clients. Candidates should have extensive and demonstrated emerging media experience in designing relevant communications plans and implementing emerging media tactics. Work with management and key staff to refine and implement emerging media strategy for agency. Monitor trends and developments in emerging media and offer actionable advice to management and client teams based on findings. Experiment with new and different ways to use emerging media for internal and external purposes. Educate senior management and key staff on emerging media trends and advise on agency and client integration. Design communications plans involving extensive use of emerging media tactics. Provide emerging media expertise for new business proposals and presentations. Advise and assist in online content creation for internal and client uses. Assist in developing metrics for success in emerging media campaigns. To apply, please send a cover letter, your resume and three (3) writing samples or examples of proactive news placements, preferably formatted as PDF files. http://www.xenophonstrategies.com/index.php?tray=content&tid=top177&sid=top182&cid=11.
11. Communication Project Coordinator - Lutheran World Relief's Communication Project Coordinator will develop and enhance the effectiveness of LWR communication products and message in the service of its mission. This position serves as a senior staff writer, manages the creation and production of various communication products and helps to ensure consistency of messaging and branding. Please view http://www.lwr.org/jobs/description.asp?jobID=58 for a full position description and application instructions. Other employment opportunities with Lutheran World Relief are listed at: www.lwr.org/jobs/index.asp. The position is based in Washington D.C. / Baltimore and includes an excellent benefits package.
12. Communications/Tech Support - Need part time work you can do at night from the comfort of your own home? Do you have strong technical and communication skills with an ability to oversee several tasks at once? iConstituent is looking for someone like you to help us provide top-notch remote technical support assistance on our Telephone Town Hall events – large conference calls used by members of Congress to hold Town Hall meetings without having to leave DC. You’ll provide back-end support to our various Congressional clients who hold these meeting that rely on cutting-edge web technology. We’ll provide you with all the training you need on our system. We’ll pay you a competitive hourly rate. And we’ll let you work from the comfort of your own home. Events are scheduled only from Monday to Thursday from about 5:00 to 11:00 PM. If you’re interested, please contact Eric Bynum at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include your resume and cover letter.
13. Government Relations Professional - The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) seeks an experienced professional to join our Office of Government Relations to handle external & internal communications on Federal and State health policy issues of concern to the orthopaedic community. Reporting to the Director, but also working closely with the Public Relations and Publications Depts. at the AAOS main headquarters, this individual will write press releases, AAOS bulletin articles, daily submissions for AAOS Headline News, bi-weekly Federal Legislative Updates, monthly State legislative reports; grassroots updates and alerts, PAC newsletters, and other communications; oversee the development of orthopaedic surgeons as spokespersons in the Federal and State health policy arena; and help develop position statements, factsheets, and background papers. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; 5+ yrs. related exp, such as handling press and communications for a Member of Congress, or professional or trade association; proven track record in interacting with national media and trade press, strong oral and written communications skills; excellent organization and interpersonal abilities; competency with word processing software, especially Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; and ability to travel 15-20 days/year. Highly desirable: knowledge and experience in drafting statements on major Federal and State health policy issues; an advanced degree or graduate level coursework in journalism, health policy, or a related field. Contact Alanna Porter at 202-546-4430 about the job.
14. Public Affairs Specialist – The District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) is seeking a motivated individual who will disseminate communications positions, respond to media inquiries, proactively seek media coverage and develop media strategies designed to secure media coverage of DCPL’s programs and services and issues important to the library. For a full job description and application instructions click here. A completed copy of the D.C. Government Employment Application Form must accompany all applications. That document is available at http://dchr.dc.gov/dcop/frames.asp?doc=/dcop/lib/dcop/pdf/dc2000_residency_preference2.pdf Applications should be sent to email@example.com.
15. Vice President, Higher Education - Widmeyer Communications seeks an experienced, senior professional to help lead its growing higher education practice. The ideal candidate will have worked at an agency as well as for an institution of higher education. A proven track record in strategic communications, education marketing, college admissions and/or enrollment management and crisis communications are key. In addition to a grounding in higher education, successful candidates will bring solid new business development and management skills. The Vice President, Higher Education will provide client strategy, program development and crisis communication strategy. Project management skills and the ability to mentor and train a team of growing professionals are important attributes. Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus a full benefits package.Innovative professional development and mentoring program. Please forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference - Higher Ed.
16. New Media Manager - The Education Trust seeks an energetic, Web 2.0 savvy Manager of New Media to support the organization's Division of Government Affairs and Communications. This person is a strategic thinker who can advance The Education Trust's efforts to increase commitment to our mission of closing the gaps in achievement and opportunity by creating and implementing comprehensive and effective online strategies to inform and activate a variety of targets audiences. Founded in 1992, Ed Trust works for the high academic achievement of all students, and students of color from other youth. For the full position decription, visit http://www2.edtrust.org/EdTrust/Career+Opportunities/NewMedia
17. Communications Specialist - Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings. The Communications Specialist will oversee communications for the High-Value Health Care project, a broad public-private collaboration that promotes widespread use of valid quality and cost measures to improve medical care and facilitate more informed decisions by patients. They will also develop and implement a long-term communications plan for the project, work with the project's funder, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; the project's managing director; and an outside communications vendor. Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, with four to five years professional communications experience in a fast-paced, policy-oriented environment. Also required: experience managing a communications vendor under a large contract or experience at communications agency; demonstrate experience creating communications strategies and/or working with media; strong writing and editing skills. Knowledge of and experience with online communications such as Web site development, e-newsletters, blogs and other online tools desired. Email ECHRjobs@brookings.edu to apply. Job reference number: 14208.
18. Media Analyist – CARMA International, a global leader in media analysis with offices in Washington, Toronto, London, Paris, New Delhi, Sydney, Singapore, Santiago, and Tokyo, is seeking a Senior Analyst with five-plus years of client management experience in media analysis, market research, or public relations. CARMA works with its clientele of large organizations in most every sector of the global economy to evaluate and help guide their earned media programs. The ideal candidate will have strong client relationship and writing skills coupled with the ability to analyze data. The position would be in CARMA’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. Send your resume, salary history, and cover letter to email@example.com.
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Are you seeking a position to utilize your superior editing and organizational skills? Do you see yourself contributing and growing in an active communications department? Then build on your editorial and production skills in this fast-paced, project-driven position! With a team-oriented trade association, you will provide overall proofreading and copy editing support for the department director and his staff of six writers. Your keen attention to detail, writing skills, and ability to manage several tight deadlines will be key to achieving the goals of the position and the department. There is also the potential over time for this person to add writing to his/her responsibilities as a contributing writer to the various publications.
• Quality checking and proofreading weekly, monthly and bimonthly newsletters, fact sheets, policy briefs, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, and technical documents.
• Keep track of multiple projects and their deadlines within the communications department
• Write brief mentions of industry transitions for weekly newsletter
• Maintain all web postings and television slides in lobby
• Administrative work such as anticipating the needs of the director, learning the internal operations of the association quickly, being the gatekeeper to the director, and preparing occasional letters
• Stepping in at times to assist other specialists within the department to provide support to other directors
• Impeccable proofreading and editing skills, and the ability to summarize brief news items quickly (these skills will be tested during the interview process)
• Ability to juggle numerous projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• A team-mentality
• Clear and excellent written and verbal communication skills
• An easy going attitude that is not easily flustered by last minute changes
• A pleasant disposition and a great sense of humor
• A bachelor’s degree where writing played a significant role in earning the degree
• Experience in a production environment (eg. newspaper or magazine) is highly desired
Interested parties can send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org with “DC- Editorial Specialist” in the subject line.
(Small Staff Association)
Bring your head for numbers, your gift for ‘keeping the trains running on time’ and your winning personality to this 5-person association. As their next office manager, bookkeeping will be a key function (you will outsource CPA duties to an accounting firm), along with managing vendors, facilities, human resources and the Membership Coordinator. Come ready to dive in to a thriving association whose executive director will let you exercise your independence as you prove your outstanding capabilities in office administration.
• Provide full range of bookkeeping functions including check processing, accounts receivable and payable, general ledger and bank reconciliation. Implement automated accounting system using your preferred software.
• Facilitate relations with building manager for workspace related issues.
• Liaise with outsourced IT firm for technical troubleshooting.
• Maintain relations with office vendors.
• Supervise Membership Coordinator in charge of reception and meeting planning.
• Provide human resource functions including benefits administration, new employee orientation and maintenance of employee records. Liaise with outsourced payroll provider.
• Demonstrated experience with full range of bookkeeping functions.
• Minimum five (5) years in an office management role.
• Supervisory experience helpful.
• Strong detail orientation and ability to grasp intricate accounts receivable processing (membership dues are calculated in a complex manner)
• Willingness to assist other staff, can-do attitude and flexibility to pitch in wherever needed.
For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to Sarah Smith at email@example.com with the subject line, “Office Manager.”
Member Services Representative
Alexandria, VA (Old Town)
Growing trade association is looking for a member service representative who is able to research and problem solve while assisting national members. This is an incredibly fast-paced environment that challenges its team. There is absolute room for growth as you continue to build your experience and skill sets. Bring your membership and customer service skills and jump start your career.
• Day to day management of member service subscriptions
• Maintain corporate member roster and database
• Research and gather information of corporate leadership
• Handle member outreach activities and respond to member inquiries
• Call and prospect for potential members
• Create and execute marketing plans
• Process due invoices
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Well-developed customer service skills
• Dynamic communicator with proven problem solving skills
• Strong attention to detail and ability to thrive in a stressful deadline driven environment
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Able to work effectively both individually and with a team
• Professional and mature attitude
• 100% paid comprehensive health insurance plan to employees for single coverage
• 2 weeks vacation
• 6 sick days and all Federal Holidays
• SEP IRA plan -- which contributes 10% per year on a quarterly basis after 6 months
• Parking cost assistance
• Association and membership experience preferred
• Minimum one year membership experience with an association or non profit
For immediate consideration, send your resume to Sarah Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject "Membership."
$40 to 45K
Are you a college graduate with a few years of experience seeking a project based administrative assistant position where you can showcase your proactive nature and ability to multitask? Join this small, growing, medical association in Bethesda that has an excellent opportunity to learn how a non-profit works from the ground up! Whether you are looking for a career in the nonprofit or scientific communities, this can be a great next step in your career.
This team of warm, enthusiastic staff needs an administrative assistant to support their grant and contracts team of four. While supporting the team, you will sharpen your talents in project management, research, database maintenance and reporting. If you are ambitious, hard-working, and eager to get involved, you will flourish in this position.
• Assist the team with special projects ranging from conducting preliminary research to assisting with media inquiries
• Become the point of contact in organizing and be the hub of communications for the team
• Prepare for 12 yearly onsite meetings from gathering materials to assisting with the logistics
• Entering pertinent information into their database and running reports as appropriate
• Provide backup assistance and lunch coverage for the receptionist
• Employer contribution of 85% to medical and dental insurance.
• Insurance benefits begin 1st of the month after start date
• 37.5 hour work week
• 403b TIAA/CREF account. Employer contribution of 10% of annual salary with a 2.5% employee contribution. Vested immediately.
• 12 days sick leave
• 12 vacation days, 18 days after first year
• 10 paid holidays
• Minimum one year professional office experience
• College degree, preferred
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Strong customer service skills and warm demeanor
For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to Sarah Smith at email@example.com with subject line “Administrative Assistant, Medical Association.”
Up to $35K
Are you returning to the workforce and want a stable, stress-free environment? Or a recent grad looking for a great entry-level position? This 15 person medical association in the heart of Bethesda is seeking an upbeat and warm team-player to be the voice of their office. From greeting visitors to answering incoming calls, your customer service skills will be well utilized in this role. Learn how a trade association works from all angles while honing your professional skills. Flexible, proactive, attitude required. Candidates must be able to make a minimum one year commitment to the role. Great benefits, no heavy overtime (standard hours 9-5) and a team of hard-working and fun-loving individuals await you.
• Answering and directing of incoming calls
• Greeting visitors
• Administering the association’s main e-mail and forwarding to the appropriate department
• Sorting and distributing incoming mail and faxes
• Providing support to the Director of Administration
• Creating the conference room scheduling and proving assistance with onsite meetings
• Supporting additional projects as necessary
• Employer contribution of 85% to medical and dental insurance.
• Insurance benefits begin 1st of the month after start date
• 37.5 hour work week
• 403b TIAA/CREF account. Employer contribution of 10% of annual salary with a 2.5% employee contribution. Vested immediately.
• 12 days sick leave
• 12 vacation days, 18 days after first year
• 10 paid holidays
• Minimum one year administrative/internship experience
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Database experience a plus
For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to Sarah Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: “Receptionist, Bethesda.”
Staff Assistant Opening
STAFF ASSISTANT –An active Northwest Democrat, is seeking professional and hard-working Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC office. Washington-state ties preferred, good attitude and strong work ethic required. Duties include greeting visitors, answering the telephone, answering constituent requests, maintaining the front office, and assisting with various administrative and legislative duties. We encourage those from a wide variety of diverse and multicultural backgrounds to apply. Please email resume and cover letter only (no writing samples, please) to WA01Resume@yahoo.com. No phone calls, please.
From: Anna Kimsey
Subject: Education Policy Assistant Position
The Education Practice at Dutko Worldwide is looking for a new education policy assistant. This is an entry level position, focused on administrative and research tasks, but with lots of room for growth and salary increase.
Dutko Worldwide is a public policy firm. Through our work with political leaders and policymakers at all levels of government, we have developed a keen understanding of pre-K through post-secondary education. Dutko Worldwide's education practice advises a wide range of clients on state and federal policy, including education businesses, nonprofits, and leading charitable donors.
With a passion for quality and innovation, our education team also helps clients build public-private partnerships that leverage the expertise and ingenuity of "education entrepreneurs" to implement policies that improve student achievement.
In addition to our policy-related work, we draw upon our deep understanding of the education industry to counsel private-equity and venture investors in education, and facilitate strategic alliances among education businesses and nonprofits to assemble more comprehensive products and solutions and help successful initiatives get to scale.
Alliance for Climate Protection
Internships for Undergrads, Graduate Students and Recent Grads
Founded by former Vice President Al Gore, the Alliance for Climate Protection is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization formed for the charitable and educational purpose of educating the public about the causes and solutions to climate change, in the United States and throughout the world.
We are offering internships in our Washington, DC office to assist in a number of essential areas:
Field. Assist the national field team with research, volunteer coordination, special projects and administrative and operational tasks. A sense of humor and a willingness to take on any task, from collating to challenging projects, are essential.
Political. Research legislative, congressional and member group progress; write memos, proposals and political outreach plans; coordinate events with partners/allies and other departments. Strong organizational and writing skills are required. You must be team-oriented and work well independently.
Press. Monitor media and distribute daily clips; develop press list; assist with press events; and draft releases and media advisories. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are essential.
New Media. Help build social networking presence, disperse online media materials, develop new mechanisms for viral marketing and assist with other tasks as needed. Familiarity with social networking trends and tactics is required. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and/or PHP is preferred.
Development. Research potential donors, prepare briefing materials, research corporations for possible partnerships, maintain donor records and assist with other tasks as needed. Strong organizational and writing skills are essential. Research experience is preferred.
Solutions Development/Analysis Research: Provide climate and energy research support to all aspects of the campaign’s messaging and on-and-offline efforts. Excellent analytical and research skills a must. Technical knowledge in energy systems, climate change or climate/energy policy required. Experience with policy analysis and communicating environmental issues a plus.
Legal. Must have completed at least two years of law school. Excellent research and writing skills are required.
Interns are asked to dedicate at least 20 hours per week. Schedules will be determined upon acceptance to the program.
Applicants with a variety of experience levels and interests encouraged to apply.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Solid computer and research skills.
Strong Attention to detail.
Ability to juggle multiple deadlines and assignments.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Applications should consist of a resume, a one-page cover letter, a short writing sample and references.
The cover letter should indicate what you hope to learn during the internship. It must also specify which internship program areas are of greatest interest to you and why.
Include available start date and end date.
Include contact information for two references.
Send all materials electronically to: email@example.com
Deadlines and Dates:
Internships will be for a period of ten or twelve weeks.
We are currently accepting applications for summer internships. Please submit all paperwork as soon as possible.
This is an unpaid internship and there is no stipend, housing or any other benefits provided.
Internships are open to all undergraduate and graduate students who have completed two or more years of college.
Eligibility extends through the two years following graduation.
The Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.
Interns will work in our Washington, DC headquarters, located a short walk from the Chinatown and Metro Center metro stations.
online community manager, CommunityofVeterans.org
Date: Tues, May 26 2009 12:52 pm
IAVA is looking for a special person to manage
CommunityofVeterans.org, the first social network exclusively for Iraq
and Afghanistan vets. It's a very cool job that combines organizing,
technology and strategy skills. OIF / OEF vets are highly encouraged
JOB: Online Community Manager, CommunityofVeterans.org
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the nation’s first
and largest group for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Founded in 2004 by Iraq veterans, IAVA is a young, dynamic nonprofit
with over 125,000 veteran members and grassroots supporters in 50
states. We're winning major battles in Congress (like the GI Bill),
helping thousands of veterans nationwide, and making national
headlines daily. If you care about how America treats its returning
troops, and want to play a powerful role in national politics, IAVA
may be the right fit for you.
IAVA is seeking an entrepreneurial, creative and organized Community
Manager for CommunityofVeterans.org, the first social network
exclusively for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Candidates must have a
demonstrated interest in new media, technology, online organizing, and
bridging the online-offline divide. They must also have demonstrated
strong start-to-finish project management skills, excellent writing
chops, and a history of meeting deadlines in a fast paced, solution-
CommunityofVeterans.org (COV) serves as the core of a multi-year
Public Service Advertising (PSA) campaign that IAVA has created, in
conjunction with the Ad Council, to address the issue of mental health
injuries among returning veterans. All associated television, radio,
print, online and outdoor ads direct veterans to the website, where
they can access mental health resources, connect with one another and
share common experiences.
- Ensure consistent and maximum growth of COV
- Muster the resources of all IAVA departments to turn COV into a
vibrant, self-sustaining community
- Serve as the primary go-to for all things related to the website,
and ensure that COV is an integral part of the entire organization
- Drive the strategy and planning for the future of COV
Website Administration and Technical Oversight:
- Resolve technical issues that arise within the community, or on the
- Continually investigate, propose and pursue technical upgrades
- Manage outside vendors, as needed, to assist with maintenance and
- Work with the Membership Department to make the community an
integral part of the IAVA Membership experience
- Create and implement guidelines and best practices for the community
- Create and execute membership incentive programs utilizing special
offers, veteran-only discounts, and other 'gives'
- Create and implement a hi-touch community management program,
including personal communications with community members, regular
policing, and responding to member inquiries
- Work with other departments to craft compelling programming inside
the community (e.g. NCAA bracket, registration drives, house parties,
- Ensure the timeliness and relevance of all content
- Produce content (writing and basic graphic design)
- Manage outside vendors, as needed, to assist with graphic design,
strategy or content production
- A demonstrated interest in new media and internet technologies
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to work under tight deadlines
- A strong sense for strategic messaging
- Strong project management and organization skills
- The ability to be an evangelist for a really good idea
- A demonstrated interest in social causes
- The ability to thrive in ambiguity
- Familiarity with HTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop
- Online or offline community organizing experience
How to Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "COV
Manager" in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely
explains how your past experiences will make you the right person to
take on this role. Applications without a cover letter will not be
considered. No phone calls, please.
IAVA is an equal opportunity employer. VETERANS OF THE IRAQ AND
AFGHANISTAN CONFLICTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Start Date: Immediate
Application deadline: Rolling
Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
IAVA provides a range of benefit packages and three weeks paid
vacation per year.
FW: Event Coordinator position at CAP
Date: Tues, May 26 2009 10:28 pm
Reports To: Director of Outreach & Special
Staff Reporting to this Position: Interns
Classification of Position: Exempt, Full-Time
Summary: The Center for American Progress has an immediate opening in the
Communications Department for a Special Events Coordinator.
The Coordinator will largely be responsible for:
* Planning and execution of small and large scaled events
* Coordination interdepartmentally with Center staff, vendors, and
* Coordinate catering, equipment, technical and logistical needs for
* Writing and preparing web-based event invitations and other work
* Maintaining Center events calendar
* Preparing and processing invoices and financial records;
coordinating event budget records and projections
* Additional duties as assigned by supervisor
* Assist in the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of Events
* Superb oral and written communications skills; creative ability in
planning of events
* Ability to work under pressure/tight deadlines and beyond normal
* Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, public relations, and
time management skills a must
* Ability to handle media interaction
* Ability to travel for position when necessary
* Bachelor's Degree
* 1-2 years event planning experience a must
* Basic understanding and ability to use Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe
Photoshop, HTML, MS Word, MS Excel, and content management systems
* Non-profit, political advance, and experience working with 501 (c)
(3) and 501 (c) (4) organizations a plus
The Center for American Progress provides a very competitive compensation
and benefits package.
The Center for American Progress is an equal opportunity employer
For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to
To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to:
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.
Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the
current needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will
receive responses from the Center for American Progress.
The Center for American Progress comprises two separate corporate entities,
the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Center for American
Progress. Both the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Center
for American Progress are national organizations with the same overall
mission, and share office space and employees. The Center for American
Progress has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of
work to protect civil liberties. This job posting refers collectively to
the two organizations under the name "The Center for American Progress."
______________________________________________________Policy Director/Deputy Director
National Security Network
The National Security Network is hiring a policy director/deputy director. This individual will lead a team of four, serve as senior strategist/writer/editor, and be one of the public faces of a progressive non-profit on the cutting edge of defining, messaging, promoting and defending better national security policies. S/he will be comfortable working across the breadth of national security subject matter and ideally have a specialization in which s/he is known. S/he will interact successfully with constituencies ranging from bloggers and foreign policy specialists to senior military and political leaders and candidates. The successful applicant will demonstrate creativity, responsibility and an eagerness to grow in an informal environment. NSN is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse workplace; women, minorities and candidates from non-traditional backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (op-ed preferred) and references to email@example.com. We will begin interviews in early June and continue until the position is filled.
Policy Formation: work with Executive Director, staff, board and outside stakeholders to prioritize and develop policy responses and messages on a broad range of issues. Publish occasional articles, op-eds and write for Democracy Arsenal - NSN's blog.
Policy Coordination: Provide input and work with policy and communications staff to produce NSN's daily policy briefing.
Expert Networks: Work with policy team to build out NSN's network of experts and help organize policy task force workshops.
Hill and Media Outreach: Work with Executive Director and Congressional outreach team to maintain and expand NSN's relationships on Capitol Hill and with Congressional and Senate campaigns. Organize briefings for members and candidates and advise hill staff on various foreign policy issues.
Outreach: Work and meet with other non-profit and advocacy organizations to look for opportunities for collaboration on common issues.
Management: Work closely with and assist Executive Director in hiring and managing staff and developing organization strategy. Develop relationships with board of directors and play a role in fundraising.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
· 5+ years in a national security policy or communications position at a think tank, advocacy organization or on Capitol Hill
· Broad network of professional relationships in
· Strong writing abilities and a track record of published work (Preferred)
· Ability to work independently in fast paced dynamic environment
· Masters in International Relations or a related field (preferred)
COMPENSATION: Competitive non-profit salary commensurate with experience.