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¡Feliz Año Nuevo! Folks, I'll take today off. I'm still trying to sort out where we are on AB 5 as most folks are while also finding a flight to The OC on Saturday to hang with my dad and sis after other plans fell through. All in the game, yo'.
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Fiona Hutton & Associates: Account Supervisor or Director (Los Angeles)
Fiona Hutton & Associates is looking for a highly-driven communications pro to join our Los Angeles-based agency as an Account Supervisor or Director (depending on experience).
The position requires a minimum 5-7 years of experience in public affairs, public relations or politics, with agency experience required. Responsible for managing integrated communications and advocacy programs, creative content, media relations & coalitions. Will oversee operational performance of accounts, serve as day-to-day contact with clients and mentor junior staff.
For full qualifications and responsibilities, read the job description at www.fionahuttonassoc.com/careers/account-supervisor-director/.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jobs with Expanding Statewide Non-Profit to #EndPoverty
Golden State Opportunity is hiring multiple positions including Field Director, Field Organizers, Operations Assistant, Program Manager, Social Video Producer and part-time mobile organizers.
GSO is a ground breaking non-profit that uses the tools and strategies of political campaigns to reach low-income workers and families to build financial resiliency and security.
Join our growing team and be a part of the most effective anti-poverty organization in the country. Please go to our website for more details.
UDW/AFSCME Local 3930: Communications Consultant
UDW/AFSCME Local 3930, representing 116,000 In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) providers around the state, seeks proposals from an experienced consultant to assist with external communications efforts around our 2020 statewide legislative and local collective bargaining campaigns.
The consultant will work closely with UDW’s Communications Director and staff, and may also work with the Legislative Director and Internal Operations Director.
Consultants may respond to one or both sections of the RFP.
Click here for the full position description and qualifications sought.
CTBA Back to Session Bash XV - 5 p.m. - 1:00 a.m
The biggest political event of the year, The Back to Session Bash, returns on Thursday 1/16 to celebrate its 15th year anniversary. Invitees will enjoy cigars, bourbon, Moscow Mule, Whiteclaws, rosé and cupcake bars; food by Cafeteria 15L; and more. You won't want to miss our live musical guests. By invitation only. Questions: Monique Vieira Huestis at email@example.com.
UCOP State Govt. Relations: Executive Assistant
The University of California Office of the President is seeking an Executive Assistant in its State Government Relations (SGR) office in Sacramento. Primary responsibility for managing SGR AVP/Director’s calendar, scheduling legislative visits, making staff travel arrangements, and writing/editing sensitive materials. Job requires demonstrated experience planning and coordinating logistics, strong organizational skills, and excellent written/editorial skills. Bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in executive assistant role in either the Capitol or in large academic or governmental organization preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Apply HERE.
California Council on Science and Technology: Senior Program Associate
CCST is seeking a Senior Program Associate to focus on partner engagement and enhance long-lasting, meaningful impact in the California academic and research communities by building and deepening the relationships and strategic partnerships necessary to bring important research and ideas directly from the scientific community to California decision makers. The CCST Senior Program Associate will also manage the performance of key CCST programs and projects including but not limited to updating the CCST Federal Labs Impact Report, coordinating CCST’s annual site visit, and developing and engaging with the CCST Advisory Panel. Full job description can be found on our website.
California Council on Science and Technology: Science Fellows Program Manager
CCST is seeking a Science Fellows Program Manager to manage all aspects of the CCST Policy Fellowship Program by establishing program goals and processes; researching, interpreting and applying program and contract guidelines and requirements; formulating strategies; administrating resources; and continually innovating all aspects of the program. The Program Manager will need to use advanced concepts and organization objectives to resolve complex issues and/or rapidly unfolding events and issues in a constantly changing environment. This position reports directly to the Deputy Director of CCST. Full job description can be found on our website.
Sacramento City Unified School District: Chief Communications Officer
The Sacramento City Unified School District is seeking candidates for the position of Chief Communications Officer. The responsibilities include:
- Provide leadership and direction for the district’s public relations and marketing programs, cable television operation, media relations, employee communications, and corporate and governmental relations on a local, state, and national basis. Serve as public relations counsel to the Superintendent, Superintendent’s Cabinet, and Executive Staff, and serve as a liaison between the press/media and the district. Communicate the district’s vision, mission, goals, objectives, results, and challenges to parents and the community.
- Plan, develop, and maintain effective processes and channels of communication with internal and external audiences. Lead the development and delivery of news to broadcast, print, and online media to create media coverage of the school district on a daily basis. Develop and maintain brand image, positioning, and messaging for SCUSD.
Full description, qualifications, compensation range, and application information: www.aroundthecapitol.com/docs/saccity-communications.pdf
Deadline: January 5, 2020
OPEN POSITION: Public Affairs & Community Engagement Rep – California School Boards Association
4 New positions: Serve as CSBA’s liaison to local schools and county boards of education, key decision makers, and the community-at-large. Execute grassroots strategies designed to build relationships with, train, and mobilize local school board members and communities to advance CSBA’s legislative and statewide ballot measure advocacy priorities. Coordinates and executes fundraising events.
Openings in the following locations: North LA/Ventura, South San Joaquin, SF Bay Area, and North Coast. Salary based on experience.
To apply, please visit: www.csba.org/About/Careers
The McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
The McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, offers the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees to both full-time students and those earning a professional degree while working. Our focus on the interconnections of law, policy, management, and leadership provides unique competencies for your success. Students gain a foundation in statutory interpretation and regulatory processes critical to governance. Learn at a beautiful campus three miles from the State Capitol: go.mcgeorge.edu/publicpolicy or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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