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Eastern Region Assistant Ladies, please take advantage of this great opportunity and join NAPW President Star Jones at our Washington D.C Power Networking Event on Tue, May 2, 2017 at The City Club of Washington! “Stretch: Can Growth and Comfort Coexist?" NAPW created Power Networking for professional women who want to achieve 'the next level', whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or an aspiring entrepreneur. NAPW speakers include founders and CEOs of fast-growing companies, icons in the business community and successful professionals. Our networking event and breakout sessions will focus on shattering self-imposed boundaries, stepping out of your ‘comfort zone’ and help you overcome your fear of change (for that next leap). Register today! Power Networking Agenda 9:30am - 10:00am General Registration Begins "Muffins and Mimosas" with Star (For VIP Members) 10:00am - 11:00am Informative and Interactive Breakout Sessions The Professionals Path The Entrepreneurs Path 11:00am - 12:30pm Power Networking Lunch 12:30pm - 1:45pm Networking Meet-Ups 1:45pm - 2:00pm VIP Member Spotlight / Giveaways 2:00pm Power Networking Event Ends The City Club of Washington 555 13th Street Northwest Columbia Square Washington, DC 20004 Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/napw-washington-dc-power-networking-tickets-31462958556
  • Apr 07, 2017
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    Lauren Castellon I am so excited to share that The Siegfried Group is hiring 250+ professionals nationally! If there is someone that you care about that is an accounting professional interested in working with Fortune 1000 Companies doing more exciting projects for better compensation, less hours, and more flexibility then please share this with them and have them talk to me; I am happy to help! Siegfried changed my life and I feel so fortunate to share this gift with others.
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    Joyce Spain IM Freedom Workshop:
  • Mar 29, 2017
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    Roxanne Carne Hello, Beautiful Ladies! I’m Roxanne Carne, Personal Stylist & Shopper serving the Metro DC region and I’m delighted to personally invite you to a special event that I'm hosting on Sat, 4/1/17 in Alexandria, VA. At this live event, I'll be teaching you the essential fundamentals of women's style, how to dress for your particular body type, and more! If you're looking to enhance your image for professional or personal branding, this program is perfect for you! For more details, please visit the events page at http://bit.ly/winningwardrobenapw. Seating is limited so reserve your spot today! I hope to see you there! Stylishly Yours, Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist 'Top Pro' and 'Best Of' 2015-2017 for Personal Styling - NoVA/DC/MD *Featured on Fox 5 DC, CBS DC, DC Inno, and more!* www.roxannecarne.com
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    Daphne King As I look around at all of the things happening in the world, more Love is what we need. Come on the journey with Mila, Terrence, and the rest of the Warrington Clan as they weave tales of love and family while warring with family loyalty and tradition as well as their own personal desires. Purchase your copy of The Warrington Clan today at https://squareup.com/store/writings-by-daphne!
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    Tammy Chandler 9975 Hidden Oaks Court, Vienna, VA 22181 $1,229,000 Under Contract in 2 Days. TamChandler Properties "Committed to Excellence" See my testimonials at www.TammyChandler.Realtor
  • Feb 25, 2017

    Chapter President

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    Pamela Sams - President, NAPW Fairfax County Chapter pamela@jacksonsams.com

    About me

    Chapter Members (1573)

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    Events

    Apr 26
    NAPW Fairfax County April Networking Luncheon
    May 31
    NAPW Fairfax County May Networking Luncheon
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    Career Opportunities

    Content Producer
    The Content Producer is a mid-level position that reports directly to the Deputy Director of Digital Media and is responsible for ongoing editorial production and marketing for the Human Rights Campaign’s print and digital properties. ​   Position Responsibilities: Write and develop editorial content for the organization including but not limited to the blog, social media and print pieces. Manage the editorial and production process from beginning to end for the quarterly magazine, fundraising newsletter and other projects as they arise. Develop a wide variety of content for print and digital properties including but not limited to: blog posts, social media posts, video, etc. Develop and manage social media campaigns from concept to execution. Collaborate with other departments to manage projects. Help maintain and enforce editorial style guidelines. Provide on-call development and execution on rapid-response campaigns often after hours and on weekends. Other duties as assigned. Position Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience with strong preference for five to seven years’ experience developing content, preferably online. Familiarity with social media platforms and other digital tools and a passion for using these tools to drive action and engagement. Must be pro-active and self-starter.  Well-rounded, creative type with a talent for communicating online and excellent writing skills. Willingness to take on routine tasks as needed, team player, and a positive attitude are necessary; Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires evening and weekend work. Experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders, being calm under pressure, and managing a diversity of opinions on each project. Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media.  Experience with Photoshop and a content management system such as Wordpress preferred. Strong interest in the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement and a working knowledge of LGBTQ issues. 
    Content Producer
    The Content Producer is a mid-level position that reports directly to the Deputy Director of Digital Media and is responsible for ongoing editorial production and marketing for the Human Rights Campaign’s print and digital properties. ​   Position Responsibilities: Write and develop editorial content for the organization including but not limited to the blog, social media and print pieces. Manage the editorial and production process from beginning to end for the quarterly magazine, fundraising newsletter and other projects as they arise. Develop a wide variety of content for print and digital properties including but not limited to: blog posts, social media posts, video, etc. Develop and manage social media campaigns from concept to execution. Collaborate with other departments to manage projects. Help maintain and enforce editorial style guidelines. Provide on-call development and execution on rapid-response campaigns often after hours and on weekends. Other duties as assigned. Position Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience with strong preference for five to seven years’ experience developing content, preferably online. Familiarity with social media platforms and other digital tools and a passion for using these tools to drive action and engagement. Must be pro-active and self-starter.  Well-rounded, creative type with a talent for communicating online and excellent writing skills. Willingness to take on routine tasks as needed, team player, and a positive attitude are necessary; Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires evening and weekend work. Experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders, being calm under pressure, and managing a diversity of opinions on each project. Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media.  Experience with Photoshop and a content management system such as Wordpress preferred. Strong interest in the rapidly changing LGBTQ equality movement and a working knowledge of LGBTQ issues. 
    Press Secretary, Rapid Response
    Position Summary:   The Press Secretary, Rapid Response reports to the Director of Communications and is responsible for real-time monitoring and messaging guidance. The Press Secretary oversees and executes rapid-response communication functions, especially related to breaking political news. The Press Secretary’s day-to-day responsibilities will include supervising other rapid response team members and monitoring, researching and responding to news on LGBTQ-related policy matters.   Position Responsibilities: Oversee, monitor, research and respond to news on LGBTQ-related policy matters. Research and analyze breaking news. Rapidly respond in a complex and fast-paced organization. Support, conceive and execute rapid response needs for a team of communication and research professionals. Work with media in positive and adverse situations, including extensive pitching. Work as news unfolds, producing draft messaging – including talking points, statements and press releases -- and engaging with the media often outside a regular work day. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others across business units, functional departments and disciplines. Create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization. Help establish new directions with messaging and manage rapid change. Manage at least one other rapid response team member. Management duties include, when applicable, interviewing, hiring, conducting performance reviews, coaching, motivating, and disciplining employees.   Other duties as assigned.   Position Qualifications: High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred; Five to eight years’ experience with organizational communications, preferably in a political setting; Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills; Must display outstanding listening skills; Possess exceptional writing talent as well as the communications skills necessary to elicit the right information from a variety of sources; Excellent analytical and creative skills; Must be self-driven and well-versed in developing communication materials, and must be eager to pitch extensively; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead through influence and network; Highly professional demeanor; Strong sense of urgency; Able to keep a level head during crisis; Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media; Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires frequent evening and weekend work to respond to breaking news;Ability to travel 10-20% of the time;Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure while simultaneously handling multiple projects to meet tight deadlines; Must be comfortable working in a high-volume environment and have the ability to closely follow the messaging of the organization on a wide variety of issues; Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights required.
    Press Secretary, Rapid Response
    Position Summary:   The Press Secretary, Rapid Response reports to the Director of Communications and is responsible for real-time monitoring and messaging guidance. The Press Secretary oversees and executes rapid-response communication functions, especially related to breaking political news. The Press Secretary’s day-to-day responsibilities will include supervising other rapid response team members and monitoring, researching and responding to news on LGBTQ-related policy matters.   Position Responsibilities: Oversee, monitor, research and respond to news on LGBTQ-related policy matters. Research and analyze breaking news. Rapidly respond in a complex and fast-paced organization. Support, conceive and execute rapid response needs for a team of communication and research professionals. Work with media in positive and adverse situations, including extensive pitching. Work as news unfolds, producing draft messaging – including talking points, statements and press releases -- and engaging with the media often outside a regular work day. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others across business units, functional departments and disciplines. Create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization. Help establish new directions with messaging and manage rapid change. Manage at least one other rapid response team member. Management duties include, when applicable, interviewing, hiring, conducting performance reviews, coaching, motivating, and disciplining employees.   Other duties as assigned.   Position Qualifications: High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred; Five to eight years’ experience with organizational communications, preferably in a political setting; Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills; Must display outstanding listening skills; Possess exceptional writing talent as well as the communications skills necessary to elicit the right information from a variety of sources; Excellent analytical and creative skills; Must be self-driven and well-versed in developing communication materials, and must be eager to pitch extensively; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead through influence and network; Highly professional demeanor; Strong sense of urgency; Able to keep a level head during crisis; Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word and Outlook), Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive), and social media; Flexibility with work schedule; this position requires frequent evening and weekend work to respond to breaking news;Ability to travel 10-20% of the time;Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure while simultaneously handling multiple projects to meet tight deadlines; Must be comfortable working in a high-volume environment and have the ability to closely follow the messaging of the organization on a wide variety of issues; Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights required.
    Children, Youth and Families Program Coordinator
    Job Description:   We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.   Position Summary:  The Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Coordinator is primarily responsible for meeting the administrative needs and assigned programmatic duties for special projects and initiatives housed within HRC’s Children, Youth and Families program, including the Parents for Transgender Equality Council, the Youth Ambassador Program, the HBCU Program, training programs, and collaborative work with key strategic partners (National PTA, American Academy of Pediatrics, etc.).  The coordinator also provides general administrative support for the Children, Youth and Families program, e.g., scheduling team meetings and maintaining a departmental schedule.   Position Responsibilities:  Responding to requests for information, materials and assistance from Parent Council members, Youth Ambassadors, and CYF partner organizations Updating and drafting relevant CYF web pages and blog posts Administering the HRC Family monthly electronic newsletter Supervising the CYF General intern and leading the intern selection process for the program Maintaining routine contact with CYF organizational partners re: advocacy needs and opportunities Maintaining up-to-date records of program activities, trainings and other accomplishments of CYF staff, Parent Council members and Youth Ambassadors and creating regular reports for staff, directors and board members Managing the inventory and assembly of program publications and materials; ensuring requests from staff and external stakeholders are handled efficiently and appropriately Providing ongoing administrative support to the All Children - All Families training program Providing administrative support to the HBCU Program’s annual Summit Providing administrative support to annual Time to THRIVE conference Coordinating and supporting on- and off-site meetings and events involving project collaborators Performing other administrative tasks (including accounting tasks) Other duties as assigned   Position Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree or related work experience preferred plus one to three years’ relevant work experience in a professional environment Must possess a strong work ethic, be very self-motivated, and have the demonstrated ability to work independently Exceptional attention to accuracy and detail required Outstanding organizational, task management and time management skills required Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage work under tight deadlines Mastery of Microsoft Office software, experience with website editing software and database software are essential, and skills with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive) Experience with writing website and blog content and the capacity to produce a timely and informative newsletter is required. Experience utilizing social media accounts (Facebook) a plus Strong written and verbal communications skills Strong understanding of LGBTQ issues is expected. Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in education is a plus   All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.   No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status.      Please apply to: www.hrc.org/careers   
    Children, Youth and Families Program Coordinator
    Job Description:   We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.   Position Summary:  The Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Coordinator is primarily responsible for meeting the administrative needs and assigned programmatic duties for special projects and initiatives housed within HRC’s Children, Youth and Families program, including the Parents for Transgender Equality Council, the Youth Ambassador Program, the HBCU Program, training programs, and collaborative work with key strategic partners (National PTA, American Academy of Pediatrics, etc.).  The coordinator also provides general administrative support for the Children, Youth and Families program, e.g., scheduling team meetings and maintaining a departmental schedule.   Position Responsibilities:  Responding to requests for information, materials and assistance from Parent Council members, Youth Ambassadors, and CYF partner organizations Updating and drafting relevant CYF web pages and blog posts Administering the HRC Family monthly electronic newsletter Supervising the CYF General intern and leading the intern selection process for the program Maintaining routine contact with CYF organizational partners re: advocacy needs and opportunities Maintaining up-to-date records of program activities, trainings and other accomplishments of CYF staff, Parent Council members and Youth Ambassadors and creating regular reports for staff, directors and board members Managing the inventory and assembly of program publications and materials; ensuring requests from staff and external stakeholders are handled efficiently and appropriately Providing ongoing administrative support to the All Children - All Families training program Providing administrative support to the HBCU Program’s annual Summit Providing administrative support to annual Time to THRIVE conference Coordinating and supporting on- and off-site meetings and events involving project collaborators Performing other administrative tasks (including accounting tasks) Other duties as assigned   Position Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree or related work experience preferred plus one to three years’ relevant work experience in a professional environment Must possess a strong work ethic, be very self-motivated, and have the demonstrated ability to work independently Exceptional attention to accuracy and detail required Outstanding organizational, task management and time management skills required Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage work under tight deadlines Mastery of Microsoft Office software, experience with website editing software and database software are essential, and skills with Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive) Experience with writing website and blog content and the capacity to produce a timely and informative newsletter is required. Experience utilizing social media accounts (Facebook) a plus Strong written and verbal communications skills Strong understanding of LGBTQ issues is expected. Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in education is a plus   All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.   No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status.      Please apply to: www.hrc.org/careers   
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