Job Description

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Defense Mission and Communications Expert, Senior

Key Role:

Serve as part of a Civilian Harm Mitigation Response (CHMR) team with overall responsibility for designing and managing verbal and written communications, traditional and social media, outreach strategies, and innovative approaches to reach key stakeholders. Develop and implement a strategic communication plan with leadership engagement options to educate and inform stakeholders and audiences on the importance and value of robust civilian protection in operational environments, warzones, and conflicts. Ensure quality control of all client materials by applying appropriate format and branding to products and presentations. Draft talking points, information papers, blog posts, op-eds, executive summaries, and other written materials. Coordinate responses to media inquiries and analyze senior leader speaking engagements at conferences, seminars, and other events. Develop content for websites, SharePoint sites, and other outreach platforms and knowledge management solutions. Prepare digital or printed media that visually conveys information about products or services. Develop graphic designs for print or digital media, including advertisements, brochures, magazines, packaging, websites, and billboards.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience with leading defense strategic communications, engagement planning, and outreach projects or activities for the DoD

  • 5+ years of experience with strategic engagement and communications planning, management, measurement, and analysis

  • 3+ years of experience with graphic design, including content development for public-facing websites, SharePoint sites, and social media platforms

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite to develop marketing materials, including brochures, pamphlets, fliers, trade show booths, or advertisements for print or broadcast media

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with designing websites for a DoD organization and writing and editing, including tailoring content to different audiences' needs and level of comprehension

  • Experience in developing talking points for leadership speaking engagements and coordinating with public affairs offices to draft responses to media queries

  • Experience with preparing briefings for senior leadership and presenting to stakeholders

  • Experience with evaluating speaking engagement requests and making recommendations based on tradeoff analysis

  • Experience with stakeholder analysis and public outreach, including public websites and social media platforms

  • Experience in managing public relations campaigns, including ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices

  • Knowledge of various style guides and rules of grammar and punctuation

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Secret clearance

  • Master's degree


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


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Work Model
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