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The Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Health Division, Health and Human Services Branch

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Health and Human Services Branch takes the lead in most budget and management exercises and issues that cut across the Health Division and HHS. The Branch has responsibility for: Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Program Management, Health Information Technology Initiative, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medicare Hearings and Appeals, Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Office for Civil Rights, Office of Inspector General, HHS General Departmental Management, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Branch also takes the lead in working with HHS to implement management-related initiatives and improve the efficiency of HHS programs.

The Branch coordinates closely with the Medicare, Medicaid, Public Health, Health Information Data Analysis, and Income Maintenance branches in the review, analysis, and presentation of HHS budget and management issues. Other responsibilities include HHS-wide budget development, appropriations, information technology, Federal financial management, real property, and other cross-cutting policy issues that include medical malpractice liability, medical privacy, and mental health parity, and government-wide health and wellness initiatives.

POSITION TITLE: Program Examiner
LOCATION: 725 17th Street NW Washington, DC – The New Executive Office Building
DURATION: 4-5 months- November 2011 – February 2012

Detail responsibilities will revolve around the formulation of the FY 2013 President’s Budget. Anticipated work products will include: participating in the development of the President’s FY 2013 Budget; coordinating management activities; and working on special projects.

Previous health policy experience is not required.

Please send resume and cover letter by Oct. 14, 2011 to:
Laurel Havas
Phone: 202-395-3720

Administrative Assistant
Emerging Growth Markets
International Investment
Join the ground floor of this international organization involved in
investment strategies in emerging growth countries. As Administrative
Assistant you will support this team of hard-charging professionals
who need assistance with phones, mailings, team calendars, meeting
prep, travel planning, and much more. Please have a couple of years of
experience, or a degree and one year of substantive administrative
background to be considered. You must have a confident and outgoing
personality to work with this crew, and a roll-up-your-sleeves
attitude willing to do what it takes to help, any Spanish or French
proficiency is a HUGE plus. 40-45K. Please send resumes to, refer to job #31277362.
"We Know the People Who Want to Know You!"

JOBS: Rebuild the Dream is Hiring 3 Senior Positions - (located anywhere)

The American Dream today is under siege — economically, politically, and in spirit. But a new movement is rising across the country to fight back. Rebuild the Dream is building national attention for the Movement and connecting the diverse groups driving it. We promote a positive economic agenda through media and technology.

And we're growing. We're looking for an Organizing Director, a Campaigns Director, and a Communications Director. All three positions require several years of experience. Salary is highly competitive and benefits include health & dental insurance and four weeks vacation.

To apply, read the full job descriptions and application instructions here:
Office/IT Coordinator
Third Way is an innovative and influential center-left think-tank that creates and advances moderate policy and political ideas. We advocate for private-sector economic growth, a tough and smart security strategy, a clean energy revolution, and progress on divisive social issues.

We are currently seeking an Office/IT Coordinator to oversee and support our IT Services and Office Operations. The ideal candidate MUST possess at least 5 years of IT support experience that can be used to troubleshoot, resolve, and mitigate any technical problems with end-users and network servers. We are looking for someone who can bring new ideas and solutions to our current IT structure. This candidate should be very organized, customer service focused, outgoing, detail oriented, and forward thinking to help manage the administrative aspect of this position. Strong, solid, effective communication skills are a MUST for this multifaceted position.

Oversee IT/Phone System efficiency (40%)
§ Provide staff and users with assistance solving technical problems (computer, phones, printers, connectivity, email, smartphones, etc.)
§ Add/remove end-users to/from network, email and phone system.
§ Ensure that all IT systems run smoothly.
§ Oversee the ordering, acquisition, inventorying, and disposition of hardware and software.
§ Ensure server data is backed up properly.
§ Ensure phone system is functioning properly.
§ Design/create systems that will help improve the IT functions of the organization.
§ Act as liaison between Third Way and IT Service Provider.

Manage Office Services (30%)
§ Manage the day-to-day office and administrative services of the organization.
§ Oversee IT support, office setup, supply needs, and equipment requirements.
§ Serve as POC with outside vendors.
§ Administer Third Way’s office standards and procedures.
§ Manage office supplies budget.
§ Make recommendations to improve office operations.

Manage office efficiency (15%)
§ Ensure Office Management Manual is updated at all times.
§ Monitor facility to ensure a safe, secure, and well-maintained environment.
§ Manage emergency evacuation policy and process.
§ Maintain, manage, and reconcile Petty Cash.

Support HR Processes (10%)
§ Ensure new hires are properly setup (IT, phone, desk/office, security, etc.).
§ Process Ex-Hires out of all of the TW technical systems (email, network, phone, etc.).
§ Ensures special acknowledgement for employees’ events (i.e. birthdays, births, etc.).

Contract / Subscription Administration (5%)
§ Maintain database of all consultant contracts.
§ Work with Directors and CFO to ensure proper and timely payment.
§ Maintain and renew all publication subscriptions.
§ Setup and maintain all vendor relationships.
§ Perform other related duties as required.

§ Bachelor’s degree required
§ Excellent technical and computer skills (MS Enterprise Servers, Exchange, Citrix, Postini, Skype, Adobe, MACs, iPhones, iPads, etc.)
§ Candidate MUST be able to manage and support the technology listed above- Certifications a PLUS
§ Several years of experience with MS Office Suite
§ Strong, effective communication skills (staff and external contacts)
§ High level of attention to detail and ability to work well under deadlines
§ Proven time management skills
§ Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
§ Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
§ Discretion at handling confidential documents and information
§ Creative problem solving
§ Effective business and technical writing skills

Competitive compensation and benefits

Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples, and salary requirements to: with “Office/IT Coordinator” as the subject line.


Please share this job description with your contacts. If someone you know is interested and meets the qualifications as detailed in the job description, please have them send their resumes to
POSTING DATE: September 30, 2011
POSITION: Data Acquisitions Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Technology
LOCATION: Washington, DC
CONTACT: Resumes should be emailed to: with
subject line “Data Acquisitions Specialist”


• Maintain systems to store institutional knowledge on voter file data, acquisition procedures, and costs- (i.e. best practices for data collection and acquisition);
• Researching and writing about a variety of voting rights and election administration issues;
• Maintain ongoing relationships with Secretary of State Offices, State Board of Elections, County election offices, State Parties and nonprofit partner organizations for the purpose of data acquisition and sharing;
• Special projects as assign and other relevant duties.


• Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, experience meeting deadlines, and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously;
• Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative and follow through;
• Basic knowledge and understanding of Election Laws;
• A strong interest in and commitment to politics are a must;
• Experience working with data in multiple formats preferred.

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 our 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, veteran status, 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 strictly prohibited.

Field Organizer positions available for highly competitive race in
Northern VA.

- Enthusiastic self starter who is able to motivate themselves and
- Build and maintain relationships with leaders in the community
- Be able to work long hours including nights and weekends.
- Meet daily volunteer recruitment and voter contact goals.
- Ability to meet and exceed field goals
- Organize Phone Banks and Canvasses.
- Report nightly on progress to goals
- Prepare scripts, walk sheets and call lists
- Spanish language skills a plus

- At least one cycle previous campaign experience
- Laptop
- Cell phone
- Car

To apply, please send resume to

Progressive Municipal Candidate in New Haven Seeks Highly Motivated Organizers
A highly competitive and energetic campaign seeks motivated, self-starters interested in working an urban political campaign. We are interested in developing young campaign workers who can continue to help Democrats win elections.

Field Organizer's Responsibilities Include:
· Helping build volunteer support network
· Identifying supporters and building political base for local candidates
· Executing grassroots field strategy
· Developing message strategy for community needs and interests
· Working as part of a team as well as independently organizing a region
Organizers are needed through November 2011. Great way to build your career in politics prior to 2012. No prior experience necessary. Spanish speakers and car owners helpful but not required.
Start Date: ASAP
Interested persons should email

Less Than 40 Days Until the 2011 General Election

Interested in gaining political experience this fall?

Progressive Democratic candidate, Barbara Favola, running for the
Virginia state senate seeks fall Field Organizer Interns. Learn
valuable skills. Earn school credit. Build your resume. Work with
fun people.

Responsibilities Include:

- Managing targeted precincts and tracking voter contact

- Recruiting and Training Volunteers

- Contacting and Persuading Voters

- Data Entry

Great opportunity for college students, and recent college graduates.
For more information or to schedule an interview email:

Campaign is based in Arlington, VA

Seeking a Caucus Organizer for Burlington, VT Mayoral campaign. This is a contract position through the Caucus (date TBD), with the potential to be extended through the general election (March 6, and potentially a run-off thereafter) based on the performance of the campaign and the individual.

The ideal candidate has the following attributes:

--- the capacity to conduct field work, lead field actions to drive people to the caucus (date tbd)
--- Familiarity with the VAN/Vote Builder
--- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
--- Experience and capacity managing and recruiting volunteers
--- Ability to work independently, delivering results on schedule with high quality
--- Knowledge of Burlington and/or Vermont politics a major plus
--- the ability to listen, learn and deliver results
--- no fear of getting their hands dirty
--- their own transportation
--- an understanding that campaigns don't run on 9 to 5 time clocks.

Candidates must be available to start immediately.

Please send a resume and cover letter to including salary requirements.

Fairfax Victory 2011 PAC is a coalition of local and state elected officials working together to build a massive grassroots voter mobilization program that will ensure we maintain the Democratic majority in the State Senate, expand the majority on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, and build a strong party organization that will carry Democrats to victory in 2012 and beyond.

Responsible for recruiting, training, and managing volunteers and volunteer leaders to conduct phonebanks, canvasses, and other campaign events. They are also responsible for the retention of volunteers, running GOTV operations, keeping track of sign requests and delivery, management of volunteers lists, and daily reporting.

Strategic smarts
Excellent communication skills
Works well under pressure
For more information and to apply for this position, send your resume to


Title: Development Intern

Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Director of Database Management and Development

About LCV: The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) works to turn
environmental values into national priorities. To secure the
environmental future of our planet, LCV’s mission is to advocate for
sound environmental policies, to elect pro-environmental candidates
who will adopt and implement such policies and to provide the state
LCVs with the resources and tools to accomplish and sustain their

LCV Development Internship: The Development Intern will support the
entire Development division, including grassroots fundraising, major
gifts, special events and foundation relations.

Development Intern Responsibilities:

• Produce donor acknowledgements;
• Conduct research on current and prospective donors;
• Produce information packets for major donors;
• File donor correspondence, copies of acknowledgment letters and
donation materials;
• Make updates to donor database as requested;
• Manage returned mail; research new addresses and phone numbers for
• Mail and file returned FEC Best Efforts letters;
• Maintain inventory of letterhead and other materials;
• Assist with high donor mailings including printing, assembling and
mailing packages;
• Assist with membership communications including responding to phone
calls and requests for information, questions about donations, and
changes to contact information;
• Assist with special event activities;
• Provide coverage for the receptionist as necessary;
• Other duties as assigned;


Education: High school diploma required. Current college students or
recent graduates preferred.

Skills: Good written and oral communications skills; strong skills in
word processing and spreadsheets.

Capabilities: Solid judgment; critical thinking skills; attentive to
detail; a sense of teamwork; ability to handle multiple tasks; highly
organized; good sense of humor a plus.

Hours and Compensation: Must be available a minimum of 10 hours per
week. This is an unpaid internship. LCV will work with colleges and
universities to offer students the ability to earn college credit
while working as an intern. Check with your school to see if you are

Location: Washington, DC

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter including available start date
and weekly hours to In subject line, please reference:
Development Intern.

State-wide Finance Director seeks Intern
This internship is perfect preparation for joining a top campaign's finance operation. Successful applicants will gain excellent experience working with a state-wide Finance Director. Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and duties will include assisting donor research, event planning/staffing, research and other duties as assigned.

Strong applicants will be well organized, detail oriented, self motivated, and have computer experience. Excel and Word knowledge required. NGP experience preferred. A positive attitude and willingness to learn required. Applicant must have a laptop. The internship is unpaid and requires a minimum of 8 hours a week. The position is based in San Francisco.

Contact with a resume and availability.

Competitive local race in Prince William County is looking for an
applicant with the will to work for the people of Prince William
County. The ideal applicant for this position has a positive
attitude, an outgoing demeanor, and a good work ethic. This is an
ideal position for gaining practical experience in political races and
for making valuable professional contacts. The applicant chosen for
this position will also learn how to use the VAN, a powerful tool used
by Democratic campaigns across the state.

Responsibilities will include:

Voter Contact, both door-to-door and over the phone.

Delivery of Campaign Supplies and Intra-County Liason

Data Entry and Analysis

Event Building, Planning, Preparation

Volunteer Management and Training

Please send resumes to

This internship is unpaid.

California State-wide Finance Director seeks Intern
This internship is perfect preparation for joining a top campaign's finance operation. Successful applicants will gain excellent experience working with a state-wide Finance Director. Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and duties will include assisting donor research, event planning/staffing, research and other duties as assigned.

Strong applicants will be well organized, detail oriented, self motivated, and have computer experience. Excel and Word knowledge required. NGP experience preferred. A positive attitude and willingness to learn required. Applicant must have a laptop. The internship is unpaid and requires a minimum of 8 hours a week. The position is based in San Francisco.

Contact with a resume and availability.

Could you please post the following message to your list-serve:

Please come to our Monday night career club meeting on Monday October 3 at 7pm at 309 E St., N.W. - the First Trinity Lutheran Church.

Please come to our weekly meeting on Capitol Hill of the Employment Support Group. We can help you with your job search!

Here directions:,+DC

The Capitol Hill Career Support Group meets on Monday evenings (excluding holidays) in the upstairs meeting room (hang a left at the top of the staircase, 4th and E Streets, NW at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

To gain access to the building, push the buzzer on the intercom at the street-level door to the left of the main entrance and ask for the employment support group - someone will buzz you in.

There is limited on-street parking. The Church is directly across from DC City Hall 1 Judiciary Square. Use the Red Line Metro to Judiciary Square Station and Exit for 4th & E Streets.

This group meets to help professional job seekers in general and is not just for those interested in jobs on the Hill.

For more information, call: 202-628-2919 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-628-2919

Bill Boteler

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