Job Description

Location:
Arlington,VA,US
Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0190705
Communications Specialist, Senior

The Opportunity:

As a Communications Specialist, you will execute a range of strategic communications efforts from communication strategy execution, planning and facilitating technical workshops and conferences, developing marketing campaigns for events, conducting targeted engagement with technical stakeholders, creating high quality briefing materials and talking points, and reviewing a range of technical products, including policy documents and research reports. While a majority of this role will be rooted in strategic communications, you will also be planning events that require extensive logistics coordination and unique security requirements. You will support all aspects of event planning, including maintaining a strategic events calendar, creating RFPs, researching and securing vendors, coordinating with AV/IT, handling security requirements for classified and unclassified events, completing registration protocols, producing marketing materials, and providing summary reports. You will also develop or contribute to a variety of visual design solutions to challenges of moderate scope and complexity. 

Additionally, you’ll contribute to DoD policy analysis in the realm of science and technology. You will work both independently and collaboratively to take documents, briefings, and other materials all the way through to highly professional, client-ready products without substantial oversight.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with communications or event planning for the DoD or a U.S. Government agency
  • 3+ years of experience with event planning, organization, facilitation, and day-of execution
  • Experience developing communications strategies for senior leaders and creating a full suite of communications materials to execute their vision
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications, including Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including InDesign and Illustrator
  • Experience analyzing written and edited technical reports or policy language for government clients
  • Knowledge of government consulting, client service, outlining outcomes, developing project management plans, and helping clients achieve their objectives
  • Ability to work with senior leaders, respond to rapidly changing priorities, pay strict attention to detail, and adapt writing style to meet varying needs of stakeholders at various levels
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience speaking to large audiences and serving as a day-of event coordinator or an emcee role throughout the event
  • Experience conducting classified meetings or coordinating unique security requirements
  • Experience leading communications efforts for DoD Research and Development Programs, systems engineering, microelectronics, or similar engineering or emerging technology field
  • Experience creating video vignettes for clients to demonstrate capabilities or explain organizational objectives
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written skills, including developing briefings and presenting them to internal and external audiences
  • Master's degree

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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