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Legislative Position: Trade, the Economy, Labor, and Health Care: Senior Midwestern Member seeks experienced and politically savvy legislative staffer to handle core legislative priority issues. Previous Hill experience or a position related to the labor movement and fair trade cause are specific pluses. This is not an entry-level position, and candidates must have at least three years of legislative experience either on Capitol Hill or in a position requiring regular involvement with issues before Congress. Applicants should have excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills.

All candidates for this position must provide: a cover letter; a resume; three writing samples; and three references by February 11. Please send materials to: NO CALLS OR DROP-INS PLEASE.


Marketing Manager for DC Law Firm

Seize this opportunity to create the role of Marketing Manager in a Washington, D.C. law firm! This mid-size firm is searching for a creative, strategic, multi-tasking Marketing Manager to develop their marketing department. In this role, you will be responsible for creating marketing programs, with projects including designing a new website, facilitating client and business development through marketing and client services programs, and the creation and distribution of new marketing materials including newsletters and announcements. This is an ideal opportunity to use your creativity and skills to their fullest extent! Qualified candidates will have a degree, preferably in marketing or communications, from a top-tier school in addition to 4-5 years of previous law firm experience. Candidates should have experience with website design as well as proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel and familiarity with the use of databases. In addition to the opportunity to build this role from the ground up, this firm offers a cooperative work environment with co-workers who are creative thinkers and teamwork-oriented. Send your resume to for immediate consideration, and mention where you saw this opportunity posted.

Lease Administrator Commercial Real Estate 40-80K depending on experience

One of the top firms in the city, strong ties to the community, leader in their field. That is what you can say about your employer if you qualify for this Lease Administrator position. If you have 3+ years of experience having managed the lease and lease abstract process for a commercial firm, and also have a strong aptitude for numbers, a great attitude and work ethic, and the personality that loves to learn and be coached, this is an ideal spot for you at 60-80K. If you are less experienced with an amazing attention to detail, love working with numbers, love to learn, and are looking for a mentor, this could be an ideal spot at 40-45K. Please have a degree and strong acumen for numbers. Send your resume to for immediate consideration, and mention where you saw this opportunity posted.

Recruiting Assistant/Campus Recruiter

Join the HR department of this fast-paced, growing consulting firm where you'll be involved in all areas of recruiting new consultants, you’ll coordinate recruiting days, keep interview schedules, handle offer and rejection letters, and so much more. You'll travel to campus, meet potential applicants and track the process through the hire. If you love dealing with the public, have an meticulous eye for detail in addition to a college degree, strong technical skills, an outgoing and confident personality, at least two years of HR or marketing related experience, and the ability to travel, this could be an ideal next step in your career. Please send your resume to for immediate consideration, and mention where you saw this opportunity posted.

Senior HR Generalist - $80-83K

HR Generalist – Senior Level Corporate – Professional Services Innovative, creative, professional, collaborative, are only a few of the many strong characteristics this incredible firm is seeking in their senior HR generalist. In addition to these traits a strong background of at least 5-7 years handling professional development, recruitment, employee relations, and benefits and compensation are a must. This incredible firm with a remarkable reputation for excellence and class is a must-have on your resume if your background fits their need. Add to that a benefits package beyond compare, and a professional development track that will take your career to new heights. Please send your resume to for immediate consideration, and mention where you saw this opportunity posted.

Executive-Personal Assistant Support CEO - $45-50K

Awesome opportunity to join this young group of entrepreneurs involved in investment banking. As the CEO’s assistant, you’ll be the right arm to this busy executive. Manage his travel, expense reports, ever-changing calendar, handle personal work including personal travel and vacation planning, in addition to lots of special projects. In support of the office, you’ll work with a great group of people, all energetic, upbeat, and ready to close the next deal! Must have minimum of 2 years’ experience managing executive travel and schedules, in addition to strong technical skills, and TONS of personality and energy. To $50K. Please send resumes to for immediate consideration, and mention where you saw this opportunity posted.


Council for a Strong America is the nonprofit corporate parent
of four sibling organizations: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids; America's Edge; Mission: Readiness; & Shepherding the Next Generation.

We are currently seeking dynamic, creative, energetic, detail-oriented team members with a passion for helping kids get the best start in life to assist with this fast-growing non-profit organization.

Currently, 5 positions are open:

1. Fight Crime: Invest in Kids and America’s Edge Montana State Director (based in Montana)

2. America’s Edge Membership Assistant, Washington, DC

3. Council for a Strong America - Deputy Director, Communications National Office, Washington, DC

4. Council for a Strong America - Senior Associate - Strategic Planning and Development, Washington, DC

When applying for any position, you may site Courtney Bennett and TomManatos JobsList as an answer for hearing about the openings.

Executive Assistant to the President– Performs administrative duties for chief executive of a rapidly growing Alexandria-based women’s organization. Responsibilities include screening calls, making travel and meeting arrangements, calendar management, and membership relations. Requires strong Word and Excel computer program and internet research skills. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Also calls for a self-motivated individual who displays flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff. A degree in history is preferred.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Contact Jessie at 703-461-1920 with questions.

Associate Position

Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications seeks an Associate to join its growing practice. Candidates should be highly motivated self-starters looking to put their politics and passion to work for progressive non-profits focusing on a range of issues including human rights, conflict resolution, and the intersection of faith and politics. Knowledge of Middle East issues and the Jewish community is a plus. Candidates must have at least two years of communications experience on Capitol Hill, or a political campaign. Successful candidates will also display excellent written and oral communication skills, proven success at placing stories with major media outlets, understanding of sophisticated marketing campaigns, and professional knowledge of social media.

About the Firm

Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications, a boutique media consulting and public affairs firm in Washington, DC, focuses on message strategy, targeted media outreach, and designing and publicizing high-profile events. The firm has made a name for itself for its commitment to issues of significant social importance within the realm of domestic American politics, progressive foreign policy initiatives, and ethnic and religious affairs.


Design and implement strategic communication campaigns on behalf of clients
Write and edit press releases, media advisories, op-eds and other collateral materials
Target and pitch relevant media to cover client initiatives
Develop messaging platforms, branding strategies and marketing initiatives


Minimum 2 years of communications work (not intern) experience on Capitol Hill or a political campaign. This is not a job for someone who just graduated in 2010 or for a career veteran.
Strong oral and written communications skills
Experience writing public relations materials (press releases, op-eds, letters to the editor, speeches)
Proven ability to develop, pitch, and place stories with media outlets
Experience developing messaging strategies
Understanding of today’s varied communications platforms including traditional media, social networking, viral marketing, and the blogosphere
A working knowledge of the Washington and national political scenes and the news media
Copy editing skills
A finely tuned attention to detail, balanced by an ability to multi-task and to work under strict deadlines
Initiative, enthusiasm, a propensity for original thought and a sense of humor

Application process:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, salary history, and a writing sample of 3-5 pages. Your sample should include a press release and an opinion piece. Materials should be submitted to Please put “associate” in the subject line.


Director, Advocacy Programs - Job

Posted by: Alliance for Justice

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

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Posted by: National Center for Healthy Housing

Location: Columbia, Maryland, United States

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and related experience.

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Salary: Salary based upon experience and qualifications



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Client Services Associate - Job

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Research Associate, Climate and Energy Policy Finance - Job

Posted by: Worldwatch Institute

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Multimedia Technician - Job

Posted by: Johns Hopkins University--SAIS

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Director – Thousand Days Secretariat - Job

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Case Manager - Job

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Salary: Mid $30s commensurate with experience


About ASTHO: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national non-profit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO’s members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.

Position Overview: The Director of State Health Policy works with ASTHO’s senior staff and members to develop the organization’s state public health policy agenda which may include state legislative, statutory, regulatory and executive orders activities and supports development of ASTHO’s network of state legislative liaisons. The Director is a member of the Public Policy Team and reports directly to the Chief of Public Policy. The position collaborates with key staff from across the organization to track timely policy issues in the states; identify model state health policies and strategies for passing and implementing them; and share tools for adoption of model polices among the US states and territories. The Director proactively assists members and the ASTHO senior management team in fulfilling ASTHO’s strategic priorities, goals of ASTHO policy committees, and activities identified in ASTHO’s federally-funded and privately-funded cooperative agreements.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Oversee the fulfillment of objectives and strategies in the strategic plan relevant to state health policy.

2. Assist in managing federally funded project activities and related budget on a day-to-day basis.

3. Serve as the primary ASTHO staff liaison for state legislative liaisons and other state health policy staff from the state and territorial health departments

4. Lead planning for and implementation of ASTHO’s Annual State Legislative Liaison’s meeting.

5. Manage and support ongoing communications among state legislative liaisons, which may include teleconferences, webinars, e-newsletters, web site content etc. to support the networking and development of this key group.

6. Manage and coordinate state legislative tracking activities with ASTHO program staff to inform members, staff, and Affiliates of key legislation.

7. Develop and disseminate state health policy toolkits, fact sheets, model legislation, and other public health policy materials.

8. Conduct research in response to requests for assistance and information from ASTHO members, affiliates, staff, and national organizations.

9. Foster collaborative relationships with representatives from other national public health organizations, ASTHO affiliates, Federal agencies, and other stakeholder organizations.

10. Develop and write funding proposals - including conceptualizing deliverables and identifying new funding opportunities that meet member needs.

11. Provide staff support to relevant ASTHO committees and task forces.

12. Represent ASTHO at meetings and on workgroups and committees with summary reports to Chief of Public Policy. Domestic travel expected approximately 5- 10% of time.

13. Function effectively in both independent and team environments

14. Supervise student interns and policy analysts when indicated.

15. Lead by example as part of ASTHO’s Senior Management Team.

16. Perform other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s degree required, MPH, MPA, MPP or related degree preferred

Experience: Strong working knowledge of state policy making. State or federal governmental experience strongly preferred. Awareness of public health policy from a state perspective desired.

Years Experience: Three years relevant work experience in public health or public policy.

Skills: Excellent written and oral skills; ability to write about and describe complex concepts in easy-to-understand language; fiscal management skills; successful grant writing skills, interpersonal skills needed to coordinate, manage and execute multiple projects in a challenging environment; ability to develop project measures of success, analyze progress, evaluate outcomes, and forecast needs; ability to track and analyze related project issues and legislation at federal and state levels; ability to work with large networks and to represent ASTHO at meetings and conference on project-related issues. Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic knowledge of other software applications (e.g., database, desktop publishing, etc.) and HTML and/or Web page design.

Submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample not to exceed two pages.

Contact Information:

Director, Human Resources

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450

Arlington, VA 22202

571-527-3189 (fax)



About ASTHO: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national non-profit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO’s members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice.

The Director of Government Relations reports to the Chief, Public Policy and directs the organization’s efforts to influence decision-making and policy development related to public health.


Duties include, but not limited to:

· Leading a team of ASTHO government relations staff with responsibility for government relations and legal affairs.

· Monitoring legislation and advising staff and ASTHO members of relevant policy issues.

· Creating and implementing comprehensive legislative strategies.

· Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with members of Congress and their staff.

· Interfacing with state health officers to enhance their understanding of federal legislative and regulatory process and respond to their inquiries.

· Participating in strategic discussions and recommending approaches to achieving policy goals.

· Enhancing and sustaining of state and federal government relationships, including dealing with regulators to establish and strengthen effective working relationships.

· Working with ASTHO program and policy staff in drafting responses to proposed regulations.

· Functioning as a member of the executive management team to integrate government relations with organizational priorities.

· Leading staff for ASTHO Government Relations Committee. Supporting members in establishing organizational priorities for legislative affairs and member hill day. Supervising preparation of hill day materials.

· Identifying external funding necessary to support project related activities.

· Representing ASTHO at Hill briefings and national meetings

· Maintaining collaborative working relationships with staff and partner organizations

· Leading public health coalitions on behalf of ASTHO to advance the organization’s priorities such as ASTHO’s affiliates.

· Develop federal legislative director network to support state health official success with federal advocacy.


· Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy/Government or related is recommended. Public Health or health related master’s degree, Political science, Juris Doctor, Masters in Business Administration, Political Science, or Health Care Administration preferred.

· Firm grasp of government public health system, relevant congressional committees, and administration departments and agencies.

· Proven experience in advancing legislative agendas across a wide spectrum of health issues.

· A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, such as Hill and/or Lobbying experience.


· Must be highly motivated with an outgoing personality and have strong networking skills.

· The ability to meet tight deadlines, have excellent written and oral communications skills and initiative and be ready to step in and handle projects at a moment’s notice.

ASTHO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

Director, Human Resources

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450

Arlington, VA 22202

FAX: 571 527 3189


Visit the Public Health Career Center at for the most current public health job listings and resumes.



Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz is seeking a press intern. Primary responsibilities will include compiling and distributing daily clips, assisting with drafting releases and e-newsletters, and updating the Congresswoman’s web site. Applicants should have strong writing skills, familiarity with media, and an understanding of the legislative process. Early morning and early afternoon availability is a must. Applicants that cannot commit to early morning hours should not apply. Ties to southeastern Pennsylvania are a plus.

Applicants should send an e-mail with the subject “press intern” to with a cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample.


Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Press Intern for the Spring. Intern will be responsible for compiling and distributing daily clips to the office, drafting press releases, updating Member’s website and social media. Strong writing skills needed and familiarity with social networking and new media is a plus. While the internship will be press focused, responsibilities will also include some administrative duties including answering telephones, assisting with the correspondence program, and leading Capitol tours.

Priority will be given to those who can work full-time, but consideration will be given to all applicants who can work morning and early afternoon hours. Chicago ties are also a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 1 page writing sample to


Internship with the League of Women Voters

Join an open, engaging and accomplished team to expand your research, writing, and communication skills. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. With more than 88 years of experience and 850 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted grassroots organizations. Learn more by visiting our website at

At the LWV national office internships focus on civic engagement, grassroots organizing, public relations, organizational development, public policy issues and much more. Interns at the League have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in communications, project management, and member services. Interns see first- hand how a national nonprofit operates and influences policy at all levels of government by assisting with the development and implementation of issue and message campaigns from the national level to the grassroots.

Currently, the LWV is seeking interns for its membership and elections departments. These internships are unpaid however we can offer college credit with university programs.

If you are interested in interning with the League of Women Voters , please email your resume and cover letter, and areas of interest to


From Democratic Gain


What: Speed Networking - Issue Advocacy

Date: Wednesday, February 16th

Time: 5:00 PM

Location: GAIN Office - 1850 M St NW, Suite 1100

RSVP: Click here to register to confirm your spot!


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