Florida Armenians Job Bank
WEST PALM BEACH, FL
BreakThru Strategies Seeks Summer Fellow
BreakThru Strategies is currently accepting applications to its summer fellowship program. The fellowship program is unpaid and runs from June 01 to August 31. BreakThru Strategies specializes in general consulting, campaigns and elections, issue advocacy, strategic public relations, and political intelligence.
The BreakThru Fellow will work closely with the President & CEO, and will assist clients achieve their goals. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is passionate about politics, campaigns and elections, or government affairs.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Summer Fellowship” in the subject title.
Armenian Relief Society Seeks Executive Director
The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc. is seeking a new Executive Director.
The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to function within a not for profit, with entities in 27 different countries.
The Executive Director is responsible for establishing and executing major goals and objectives for the organization: implementing policies established by the Central Executive Board (CEB); providing leadership, direction, and guidance of organization’s activities; analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of all organizational operations; developing and maintaining organizational structure and effective personnel; coordinating major activities through subordinates and appraise assigned personnel; and representing the organization to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders, supporters, and the public.
Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills and must be fluent in Armenian and English to be considered.
A master’s degree is also required to be considered.
For a complete job description please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must e-mail a resume/CV and two (2) recommendation letters to email@example.com.
NAASR Seeks Program & Administrative Associate
The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) seeks a dynamic Program & Administrative Associate, whose primary responsibilities include operating the NAASR bookstore onsite and online, managing the website and social media postings, updating donor and member information and renewals, and conducting general administrative duties. The Program & Administrative Associate works under the supervision of the Executive Director, and must be attentive to detail, have a mastery of internet-based computer programs, and be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
- BA/BS Degree – required
- Expert level skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Mastery of internet-based programs, including webpage software, and cloud-hosted donor management and sales or related programs
- Technical ease with a variety of computer programs, which could include Shopify, Point of Sale, eCC, DonorPerfect or similar programs
- Ability to pay close attention to detail and to sustain focus on entering donor and membership data and tracking book inventory, purchases and sales with accuracy
- Professional demeanor and excellence in communication, organizational time-management, prioritization of workload, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills
- Professional responsiveness and adaptability to rapid change
- Ability to work with limited supervision but seek supervision when needed, demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, and work collaboratively as a team
- Effective communication skills in writing letters to donors and members, and attentive listening skills
- Ability to assist in initiating, planning, and executing projects and events
- Some knowledge of Armenian language helpful
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to Sarah Ignatius at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is located at 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA. Priority consideration will be given to applications received no later than January 15, 2017. The position will remain open to applications until it is filled.
LONDON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK
Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)
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Armenian Assembly of America Hiring Communications Director
The Communications Director must have demonstrated background working with foreign policy journalists and mainstream media. Social media savvy. Hill experience preferred.
Florida Democrat Seeks District Press Assistant
Florida Democratic Member is seeking a District Press Assistant to join an aggressive communications team. This position will report to the DC-based Communications Director. Responsibilities include managing the member’s social media accounts; coordinating district press events and interviews; drafting advisories, e-newsletters, social media content (including graphics); staffing the member at district events, including driving the member; and other tasks as assigned. Ideal candidates must demonstrate a familiarity with implementing and measuring social media strategy. This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, professionalism, attention to detail, an ability to multitask and prioritize competing priorities, and a commitment to working in a team environment. Florida ties and previous Hill or campaign experience preferred. Qualified applicants should submit resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample, and social media samples to DistrictPressAssistant.FL@gmail.com.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL-23) Seeks Director of Scheduling and Special Assistant, Staff Assistant
Senior Florida Democrat seeks an energetic, highly-organized, detail-oriented and politically-minded Director of Scheduling and Special Assistant. Responsibilities include preparing and managing the Member’s weekly schedule, ensuring the Member remains on schedule throughout the day and attending to the Member’s daily administrative needs. Providing strategic guidance for short and long term scheduling and planning of the Member’s activities, working with the Member and senior staff on special projects and assignments. This position will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office planning and operations.
Qualified applicants should have high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multitask. Mastery of Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. Previous Congressional Scheduling, Executive Assistant and operational experience is required. This is NOT an entry level position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three work references, to FL23resume@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.
Senior Florida Democrat is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual with excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills for a Staff Assistant position in the Washington, D.C. office.
Daily tasks include answering calls, conducting and organizing tours, processing constituent requests, greeting visitors, assisting with the coordination of the intern program, and aiding the office in various administrative duties including transporting the Member to meetings and events as needed. Additionally, the individual will be working with Director of Scheduling and Chief of Staff on special assignments and projects.
Excellent writing, verbal and strong organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and a vehicle. Candidates should be team-oriented, have a sense of humor, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. South Florida ties are a MUST.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three work references, to FL23resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or expression, or sexual orientation.
Rep. Gus Bilirakis Seeks Summer Interns
Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12) is currently seeking applicants for full and part-time internships in his Washington, D.C. office for the summer semester. Washington, D.C., interns are responsible for assisting staff with day-to-day functions within the D.C. office, including but not limited to constituent correspondence and legislative research. They may also assist constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C., providing tours of the U.S. Capitol. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated, possesses strong writing and organizational skills and is willing to jump in wherever needed with a positive attitude. A congressional internship provides unparalleled value and insight into the workings of a Capitol Hill office and the legislative process, as well as networking opportunities and exposure to important issues before Congress. Additionally, internships are a great way to learn of paid employment opportunities on and off of Capitol Hill. Applicants can send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com.
Rep. Vern Buchanan Seeks Summer 2017 Interns
Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16) has full-time and part-time, unpaid internships available for the summer session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include but are not limited to answering telephones, greeting visitors, conducting tours of the Capitol, researching legislative issues and writing letters. There will also be opportunities to experience Washington DC and attend briefings, classes and hearings. Qualified candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. All interested individuals should submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “2017 Spring Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Kathy Castor Seeks Summer Interns
Congresswoman Kathy Castor’s (D-FL-14) Washington, D.C. office is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Interns for her Summer 2017 Internship Program from May through June/July. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. This internship is unpaid. Applicants should be well-organized, responsible, reliable, and possesses excellent oral and written communication skills. Florida ties are preferred, but not required.
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to FLdem.email@example.com with “Summer Internship” in the subject line.
Conservative Florida Republican seeks Summer Interns
Conservative Florida Republican is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full-time unpaid internship for the 2017 summer internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from May to August, but the months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. The internship program is open to college students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about our country’s legislative process and the day-to-day operations of a congressional office.
Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: answering phones, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol and performing various administrative tasks. Florida ties are preferred, but are not required. If interested, please send a resume to FLConservative@mail.house.gov with “2017 Summer Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Seeks Press Intern
The office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL-24) seeks a press intern for the Washington, D.C. Office. Responsibilities include assembling daily news clips, drafting news releases and social media content, conducting research, and assisting the communications director with other tasks as needed. Additionally, the intern will shadow the communications director at committee hearings and relevant media events. Candidates must possess strong writing skills and will be asked to take a writing test. A background in communications, media relations/public affairs or journalism is preferred, but not required.
All interested candidates should email Nnemdilim.firstname.lastname@example.org with resume and cover letter attached.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Seeks Fall Intern
Republican side of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is seeking a Fall intern to handle administrative and some policy duties in the office. Duties will include answering phones, handling logistics for hearings, conducting research, and drafting statements.
Qualified candidates will have a foreign policy background, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and be well-organized, responsible, and detail-oriented.
All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume, and a 2 – 5 page writing sample to email@example.com by June 23, 2017. Cover letters should include the applicant’s anticipated availability for the duration of the internship; writing samples may be excerpts of larger works. No walk-ins or phone calls please.
The Jamestown Foundation Seeks Global Security Program Summer Intern
The Jamestown Foundation is offering a part-time unpaid internship for the summer 2017 term to assist with website content management, provide support for ongoing projects, as well as help prepare for and staff Jamestown conferences and events. The ideal candidate will be a current undergraduate or graduate school student with a demonstrated interest in global security studies.
- Close attention to detail and the ability to work mostly independently, without continuous oversight.
- Good research skills.
- Experience copy-editing.
- Must be physically located in the Washington, D.C. area and able to work part-time at the Jamestown office in downtown Washington.
- Be able to devote 10-20 hours a week to working on ongoing Jamestown projects.
- Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken language at the level of a native English speaker.
- Familiarity with WordPress or other website back-end applications, a plus.
- Working proficiency in an Eastern European or Eurasian language, a plus.
For more information, or to apply for this opening, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter, and use the e-mail subject heading ‘Global Security Program Intern.’
*Updated June 13, 2017