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DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
Helios HR is conducting a search for a national trade association of the forest products industry, representing pulp, paper, packaging and wood products manufacturers, and forest landowners. Our companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources that sustain the environment. The forest products industry accounts for approximately 5 percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP. Industry companies produce about $175 billion in products annually and employ nearly 900,000 men and women, exceeding employment levels in the automotive, chemicals and plastics industries. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $50 billion and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 48 states.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Manage assigned federal legislative initiatives and goals for a national trade association. Ensure coordination of association lobbying efforts with overall policy goals of association members.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop and implement legislative and political strategies as well as work plans to support goals.
Fluency in association policies on priority issues and the ability to effectively communicate them verbally and in writing to association members, key policymakers and staff.
Build and maintain relationships with key congressional members and staff.
Work to ensure legislative goals are coordinated with other departments and related industry groups.
Develop educational opportunities for federal legislators and their staff that serve to highlight the industry accomplishments.
Maintain relationships with and coordinate with outside interest groups in coalitions and on shared federal legislative goals.
· In-depth knowledge of federal legislative process and strategic development required.
· Strong writing ability and verbal communication skills are very important.
· Knowledge of contemporary communications (Internet, email, etc.) and ability to work with Microsoft Word preferred.
· Industry knowledge is helpful.
· College degree required.
· Ten to twelve years experience in one or more of the following fields; Capitol Hill legislative staff, government affairs office for trade association or company, /lobbying firm, policy staff/political campaigns.
· Significant experience on Agriculture and/or Natural Resources Committees preferred.
· Experience/educational background in manufacturing, environmental, and/or recycling issues also a plus.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
American Forest and Paper Association is an active Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
For immediate consideration please send resume with salary requirements to email@example.com
Title: Advancement Director – Mid-Atlantic
Location: Washington, DC
Overview: The Advancement Director for the Mid-Atlantic region is
responsible for Planning and implementing all aspects of the Sierra Club’s
major gift fundraising within the assigned geographic region. In particular,
directs gifts of $10,000 and above with emphasis on soliciting gifts of
$100,000 and greater in the context of the Sierra Club’s capital fundraising
initiative - The Climate Recovery Partnership. This position also
as Advancement liaison to Sierra Club’s political team, working with
relevant staff to prepare compliant project descriptions and coordinate
political fundraising activities.
Main Job Activities:
1. Plans and organizes donor identification strategies. Works closely with
advancement colleagues, volunteers, and other non fundraising staff
(including training) to identify prospects and develop strategies for the
cultivation and solicitation of private philanthropic support
2. Makes solicitation/cultivation calls on donors and prospective donors.
3. Plans and oversees regional donor events.
4. Develops and implements a Regional Fundraising Plan including a budget,
monitors fundraising efforts & budget, sets priorities for future
activities, and regularly reports progress to supervisor.
5. Maintains knowledge and expertise in environmental issues, the Sierra
Club's priorities and concerns.
6. Provides guidance to direct reports by assigning work and establishing
work priorities. Conducts performance appraisals. Makes salary, hiring and
termination recommendations. Ensures development and training of staff.
Knowledge & Skills:
-- Three-to-five years' experience in development and major gift
fundraising, including a strong background in personal solicitation and use
of volunteers in fundraising efforts.
-- Demonstrated effectiveness and ability to meet personal solicitation
fundraising goals. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
-- Proven record of effective work with volunteers: organization,
training, motivation, and coordination.
-- Strong public speaking and communication skills.
* For a complete job description of this position and other fundraising
opportunities at the Sierra Club please go to*:
*Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse
Development Associate, Annual Fund
The National Women's Law Center — a preeminent women's rights legal
advocacy group with a $12 million budget and $15 million endowment —
is seeking a Development Associate to join its busy Development team
to help grow the Center's base of individual and institutional donors.
The Development Associate works closely with the Center's Vice
President for Development and Annual Fund Director. It is the key
point person for processing and acknowledging donations and
maintaining the Raiser's Edge database. Additional projects include:
donor prospecting; direct mail; financial reporting; online
fundraising and outreach initiatives; and assisting with the Center's
events, including a large annual dinner.
This is a terrific opportunity to work with a successful and
experienced team of development professionals for a respected and
growing organization, and to use your skills and creativity as the
Center expands its fundraising initiatives.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of post-
graduation work experience. Experience with Raiser's Edge database and
gift processing, and extraordinary attention to detail are required.
Strong proofreading, critical thinking, written and oral
communications, and organizational skills are also required. Must have
a positive attitude and a sense of humor and be a team player who can
work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Salary commensurate with experience. The Center offers excellent
benefits, including pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical,
dependent care, and transportation, and four weeks of annual vacation.
Office located on the Red Metro Line in Dupont Circle. Intellectually-
stimulating workplace with passionate, dedicated colleagues.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and salary
requirements, resume, and three supervisory references. Electronic
submissions are preferred. Please send materials to
firstname.lastname@example.org and include position title in the subject
line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources Department,
National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington,
DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. Applications accepted until position is
filled. No calls please. EOE.
L2 Federal Resources, LLC, a leading provider of online training
webinars for government contractors, is opening its first office in
downtown DC and is looking to hire for the position of program
A young but fast growing company, L2’s growth depends on building a
team of smart, hardworking professionals that can leverage
individuals’ talents and creativity to improve our company. The
program coordinator will be responsible for assisting the principal in
all aspects of the business. The office will foster an all-hands-on-
deck collegial atmosphere where ideas and individual thinking are
expected and administrative duties are shared among staff.
The primary functions of the program coordinator are to:
• Manage L2’s relationships with industry professionals (speakers) to
foster a simple and straightforward orientation process for our
• Train webinar speakers on the technology platform we use to
administer our events (training will be provided)
• Develop and maintain a detailed and accurate events calendar for all
• Assist in the writing of press releases for each L2 event
• Work with principal to provide customer service by fielding calls,
The secondary responsibilities of the program coordinator are to:
• Provide strategic market research
• Work with principal to solidify and deploy a social media strategy
• Brainstorm ways to enhance/improve product offerings
*It is important to note that because our company operates like a
start-up, all team members will have opportunities for growth by
attending seminars, conferences and gaining hands on experience will
all facets of building a business.
A successful candidate will have graduated a top institution with a
GPA greater than 3.2 and a degree in business, marketing,
communications, or a related field.
Strong preference for people who are creative, skilled at web
development/graphic design, knowledgeable of wordpress, SEO, blog
monetization, government contracting or have startup experience.
The job pays competitive salary and benefits including health, dental,
vision, life and retirement.
You will be working with other young people (CEO is 25) in a casual
dress environment (jeans are acceptable) with a high emphasis on work-
life balance, professional growth & development, and the freedom to
explore and deploy your ideas if you can prove that they work.
How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. No calls please.
ORGANIZING FOR AMERICA NEW HAMPSHIRE RFD JOB DESCRIPTION
Resumes should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject
line “Regional Field Director.”
Organizing for America is a project of the Democratic National
Committee. Organizing for America is building on the movement that
elected President Obama by empowering communities across the country
to bring about our agenda of change. Our current focus is developing
the volunteer structure that will help re-elect President Obama and
elect democrats up and down the ticket in 2012.
Regional Field Directors (RFD) are the face of Organizing for America
in communities across the country. The primary responsibility of an
RFD is to recruit, manage, and train volunteers to advance President
Obama’s agenda, help re-elect allies the President and democrats up
and down the ticket in 2012. In some cases, as we approach the 2012
elections, RFD’s will be taking on the responsibility of directly
managing field organizers assigned to their region. Other
responsibilities include but are not limited to: interacting
constructively with local activists, building a cohesive volunteer
infrastructure, managing political relationships within their regions,
organizing earned media events, representing OFA at community events
and meetings, organizing local grassroots trainings, holding regular
voter contact events, interacting with statewide and local campaigns,
and managing an OFA office. RFDs work closely with state and national
leadership to develop and execute an organizing plan that reflects the
needs and realities of their community.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, experience
meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks
• Candidates must be self-motivated and willing to work long hours
(including nights and weekends).
• Candidates must have the ability to communicate with diverse
communities and leaders.
• Candidates will preferably have at least one election cycle of field
organizing experience and own a vehicle or other mode of
• Candidates will have proven leadership and management skills;
• The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the structure
of political campaigns and familiarity with campaign technology;
• A good sense of humor and a strong interest in and commitment to
politics are musts.
Organizing for America, a project of the Democratic National Committee
(DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that
its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and
retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to
supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer
and it is the DNC’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and
administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race,
age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or
physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC
will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is
Operations Director: DC Based Democratic Direct Mail Firm
DC based Democratic direct mail firm seeks a smart, highly energetic
operations director with 2-4 years of operations experience to support
partners and company. This position works directly with the company
Partners, and essential job functions and responsibilities for this
Manage the day to day financial operations, including accounts
receivable, accounts payable, payroll support, and budgeting;
Help with overall strategic planning for firm;
Provide support to firm partners on day to day activities;
Oversee human resources;
Act as liaison between staff and IT consultant.
A Bachelors Degree and strong attention to detail required. Microsoft
Office and QuickBooks skills a plus. Excellent benefits and work
environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward
resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Democratic Caucus Seeks Qualified Candidates for Immediate Full-time Internship Opportunities
The Democratic Caucus of the US House of Representatives seeks qualified candidate to start immediately for full-time internship. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated and have strong academic records as well as an interest in public policy. Interns will be directly engaged with the Caucus’ work and will perform a variety of duties that are essential to the office. These range from administrative duties such as answering phones and data entry, to assisting the staff in a variety of functions such as attending hearings and briefings, performing research and helping organize the Caucus’ many events. Excellent writing skills and a good sense of humor are desired. Candidates must be flexible and capable of working in an unpredictable, fast-paced environment.
In order to apply for a House Democratic Caucus Internship, please submit the following: cover letter and résumé; writing sample of approximately 3 pages (your own words, unedited); two references (please provide both the phone and email contact information. Please send completed application materials via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
New Partners, a progressive, full service political consulting firm with specialties in strategic advising/consulting, communications, research, fundraising/development and field/grassroots strategy, is seeking summer interns in the finance department of our firm’s Washington, DC office. Interns will work on a variety of nonprofit, foundation and political clients and will be provided a stipend. Please visit www.newpartners.com for more information on the firm.
Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, solid organizational skills and attention to detail, and sound political instincts. He or she must also have the ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, and balance multiple projects at once. All candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Office suite.
Candidates should be current college or graduate students, or recent graduates. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com.
START DATE: July 5, 2011
Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications:
• Ability to digest and condense information into user friendly summaries
• Basic knowledge of campaign finance rules;
• Working knowledge of fundraising and research resources: Nexis, NGP, tray.com, opensecrets.org
• Assist finance staff with day to day projects including: donor research, call sheet production, briefing and memo writing, and fundraising calls;
• Maintain and update call lists and donor databases;
• Participate in and staff fundraising events;
• Provide administrative support
Internship: Social Media Research/Public Affairs
The digital division of one of DC's leading public affairs firms is
seeking a part-time intern to assist with a variety of projects
- social media monitoring
- grassroots advocacy and outreach
- research and news tracking
- general project support
- Interest in social media and online advocacy
- Bachelor's degree
- Strong writing skills
- Strong research skills
- VERY comfortable using Facebook, Twitter and other social media
- Comfortable working independently
Internship is unpaid, but there is strong possibility for upward
Interested applicants should send a short cover letter - 2 paragraphs
max - and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org