Public Affairs Specialist I Job

9/8/16
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Fort George G Meade
Maryland
United States

Public Affairs Specialist I (Job Number:412544)

Description:



The DoD Agencies and Commands Customer Group, COCOM Programs Directorate of SAIC currently has a contingency full-time position for an Public Affairs Specialist to support the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) JXXX, Fort Meade, Maryland.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Supports the planning and implementation of a comprehensive public affairs program for the Command. Coordinates efforts to inform interested public, to include other agencies, organizations, and command personnel. Writes, edits, and prepares news release and programs for press, radio, and television as well as the organization and layout of publications and other informational material used in the public affairs program, ensuring conformation to Command and government guidelines. Prepares responses to information requests on assigned programs from the news media, specialized groups, and/or general public; local, state, and federal elected officials; special interest groups, community, and civic organizations Exhibits knowledge of and application of a wide range of oral, written, social, visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends. Exhibits strong communication skills and ability to work independently without supervision and in a collaborative group.

Daily activities include:

- Contributes to the planning and implementation of a comprehensive public affairs program for the Command
- With minimal guidance, coordinates efforts to inform interested public, to include other agencies, organizations, and command personnel
- With minimal guidance, writes, edits, and prepares information for release to the media, specialized groups, general public, government officials, and other government organizations
- Exhibits general knowledge of and application of a wide range of oral, written, social, visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends
- Contributes substantively to the planning and implementation of a comprehensive public affairs program for the Command
- With no guidance, coordinates efforts to inform interested public, to include other agencies, organizations, and command personnel
- With no guidance, writes, edits, and prepares information for release to the media, specialized groups, general public, government officials, and other government organizations
- Exhibits in-depth knowledge of and application of a wide range of oral, written, social, visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends
- Assists in leading efforts for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive public affairs program for the Command
- Assists in leading coordination efforts to inform interested public, to include other agencies, organizations, and command personnel
- Writes, edit, and prepare information for release to the media, specialized groups, general public, government officials, and other government organizations
- Exhibits thorough knowledge of and application of a wide range of oral, written, social, visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS

- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in DOD Public Affairs Specialist.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Strong attention to detail and organization skills
- Excellent communications skills
- TS/SCI with Polygraph
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge, talented people, effective processes, and innovation to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government, state/local, and global commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of about $4.4 billion. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom (http://investors.saic.com/news-releases).

SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Posting: Aug 24, 2016, 7:56:56 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-FORT GEORGE G MEADE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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