Strategic Communications - Military veterans preferred

2021-05-27
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Reston
Virginia
20192
United States

Description

This is an exciting opportunity to support an important effort that requires a self-motivated, creative individual to serve as a Communications Officer in the Front Office of a recently established group.  The Communications Officer is responsible for developing communications products in support of a customer Front Office staff. The Communications Officer will work with the customer front office team, other members of the contract team, and other elements of the customer office to develop communications products in multiple formats, including web content, to ensure regular and transparent communications for the group’s dispersed personnel.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing employee communications content that supports the overall communications strategy and reflect key messaging
  • Finding and developing stories that publicize employees, innovation, and relevant programs and help play a key role in helping to shape the corporate culture and vision
  • Proactively engaging with group personnel to understand communications requirement and plans
  • Writing and publishing content across the range of internal communication channels
  • Develop employee newsletters and other communications - sourcing and writing content which is relevant, accurate and engaging
  • Providing support, as needed, on communications for employee events
  • Developing multiple communication vehicles, including but not limited to: newsletters, presentations, talking points, digital content, letters, brochures, training materials, and video scripts
  • Proactively seek opportunities and solicit feedback from team members to enhance programs, events, and communication
  • Writing and/or proofreading all communication distributed to team members
  • Ensuring all editorial content utilizes correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and organizational style.

 

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent professional experience or 4 additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree and 9 years of communications experience, preferably at least two (2) years writing/producing internal communications content
  • Must have superb written communication skills
  • Must have ability to work in a fast-paced and high-performance environment
  • Must have an adaptable work style and be comfortable interacting with all levels of officers and all communication styles
  • Must demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills to develop and generate content for meetings, briefings, documents, blogs, and/or websites
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Work, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.