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The following job listings have been sent in by an alumni. Please contact Anne Wingate at aawingate@gmail.com with questions:
Hattaway Communications – Job AnnouncementAssociate

Location: Washington, D.C.

Website: www.hattaway.com <http://www.hattaway.com>

Hattaway Communications, Inc., a Washington, DC –based strategic communications firm, helps visionary leaders and organizations achieve ambitious goals that benefit people and the planet. We work with high-profile clients in politics, government, advocacy, philanthropy and business. We offer our clients a full range of communications products and services, from research, strategy, and message development to fully integrated campaigns that utilize advertising, new media, news media and other tools. We're a team of innovators, seeking to revolutionize the way progressives communicate. Our work draws on tools and techniques from business, politics, social psychology, visual design, grassroots organizing and social media.

We are seeking an Associate with 2-3 years of experience, who is a skilled writer and detail-oriented project manager. We're particularly interested in people with diverse experience in marketing, politics, journalism and related fields.

Job Description

This position offers a great opportunity to break into a leading, national communications firm with great clients and a meaningful mission.  You will work on teams with fellow associates, directors and senior staff to conduct research, design smart strategies, craft messages, and produce a wide variety of content for campaigns. Top-notch writing skills are essential, as you will help draft and edit everything from research reports and communications strategies to message manuals, press releases, ad copy and social media content. Attention to detail is critical, as you will help manage project logistics and workflow from intake to exit. Hattaway Communications offers an exciting, fast-paced environment that puts a premium on learning, innovation and impact. We are looking for a team player with a good sense of humor and commitment to excellence.

Responsibilities

§  Help produce a variety of products for branding, marketing, consulting, advertising, public affairs, media relations, thought leadership and social media.

§  Collaborate with a team of researchers, information designers and other communications professionals to produce high-quality analytical, strategic and creative content.

§  Take initiative in supporting project managers, including administrative tasks, scheduling, research and other tasks, as needed.

§  Manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines, producing high-quality work, and maintaining a positive attitude.

§  Interact professionally with clients and subcontractors, exhibiting good interpersonal and presentation skills.

§  Internalize the firm’s mission and goals and commit to the highest standards of quality.

§  Take advantage of professional development opportunities, such as mentoring and training.

Qualifications

§  Portfolio with a variety of high-quality writing samples, such as: research briefs, op-eds, reports, brochures, scripts, marketing collateral, speeches, press releases, and or/white papers.

§  2-3 years experience working in advocacy, government, politics, philanthropy, marketing and/or journalism.

§  Bachelor’s degree. Training in marketing, journalism, communications, psychology and related fields is a plus.

§  Proven ability to manage projects from beginning to end, meeting high quality standards and deadlines.

§  Deep interest in progressive issues with a desire to grow within a dynamic firm.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary requirements to: settleson@verizon.net <mailto:settleson@verizon.net> , subject line: HC Associate.  

No phone calls, please.


Hattaway Communications – Job Announcement Project Manager Location: Washington, D.C. Website: www.hattaway.com Hattaway Communications, Inc., a Washington, DC-based strategic communications firm, helps visionary leaders and organizations achieve ambitious goals that benefit people and the planet. We work with high-profile clients in politics, government, advocacy, philanthropy and business. We offer our clients a full range of communications products and services, from research, strategy, and message development to fully integrated campaigns that utilize advertising, new media, news media and other tools. We’re a team of innovators, seeking to revolutionize the way progressives communicate. Our work draws on tools and techniques from business, politics, social psychology, visual design, grassroots organizing and social media. We are seeking a Project Manager with 4-7 years of experience, who is a strategic thinker, a detail-oriented planner and a good writer.  This position offers a great opportunity to put your talent, knowledge and creativity to work for meaningful causes. Hattaway Communications offers an exciting, fast-paced environment that puts a premium on learning, innovation and impact. We are looking for a team player with a good sense of humor and a commitment to excellence. Job Description The Project Manager position offers a great opportunity to join a leading, national communications firm with great clients and a meaningful mission.  You will work on a team with associates, contractors and senior staff to coordinate a large-scale message research and development project dedicated to advancing social change throughout the country. Strategic thinking and strong organizational skills are essential, as you will help devise and implement plans for achieving this project’s ambitious goals.  Attention to detail is critical, as you will manage and coordinate the projects’ complicated logistics and workflow. This position will also rely heavily on professional engagement with external audiences and strong writing skills. Responsibilities ·         Create detailed work plans for all project activities and products, and manage workflow to ensure goals are met on time and on budget·         Provide general project management support to Project Lead·         Participate in strategic planning to ensure that project management reflects strategy·         Schedule and handle all logistical details for project working groups, interviews, and workshops.·         Conduct background research, as needed ·         Manage subcontractors involved in the project ·         Attend key internal and various external meetings Qualifications ·         Bachelor’s degree required·         4-7 years of experience in managing large-scale message research and development projects·         Proven ability to meet high quality standards while meeting deadlines and budgets·         Experience conducting research·         Experience working with high-level personnel and high-profile organizations·         Professionalism, attention to detail, commitment to quality·         Excellent interpersonal skills; team-player·         Strong writing skills·         Deep interest in progressive issues  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary requirements to: settleson@verizon.net, subject line HC (project manager). 

No phone calls, please.

Multimedia Projects Grant Manager

American Clean Skies Foundation

The American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF) is a Washington, D.C.

non-profit founded in 2007 to advance America’s energy independence

and a cleaner environment through expanded use of natural gas and

renewables, and increased efficiency. ACSF pursues its mission via

targeted demonstration projects, research reports, regulatory advocacy and

various educational programs.

To implement a new educational initiative, ACSF seeks a Grant Manager

for a Multimedia Program fund. The Grant Manager, in collaboration

with our CEO, will design and administer a program to award $1 million

in annual funding for film, video, web and mobile media content that

advances the Foundation’s mission. The Grant Manager will be

responsible for establishing and managing the application and award

process, including criteria for grant selection, and for setting measurable

goals to determine the success of funded projects. She or he will also

develop a broad national outreach plan for soliciting grants; oversee an

outside review panel of professionals from the TV, film, advertising and

energy industries; and establish various avenues to promote the works

supported by the grant program, including a new Foundation website.

The ideal candidate is likely to be a creative thinker with at least 5-7 years

of experience in a multimedia field; have prior experience at managing a

grant program; the ability to multi-task and work independently; have

exceptional administrative and organizational skills; a passion for change;

and media savvy. Knowledge and experience in clean energy issues is a

plus.

Salary is very competitive and includes full benefits. ACSF is an equal

opportunity employer. To apply: send a resume and writing samples to
settleson@verizon.net,

subject line: ACSF – Grants Manager.

Visit www.cleanskies.org for more information.







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