Job Description

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Fort Meade,MD,US
Public Affairs Specialist

Key Role:

Provide public affairs and strategic communications support for a DoD combatant command, developing and implementing a variety of deliverables including articles, public affairs guidance, talking points, photos, materials, fact sheets, briefing materials, the client’s webpages, and draft press releases. Work independently on deliverables to the client and apply public affairs knowledge to drive products to completion. Support external media engagement efforts for leadership, write and edit articles and social media posts on the client's operations, activities, and investments for distribution on client social media sites. Write messages to the workforce on behalf of client leadership, edit executive communications products, and write and develop content for internal websites. Manage long-term and short-term deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, specifically to coordinate public affairs positions and recommendations on client support to conferences, media events, and engagements. Assist with planning, managing, and coordinating agency engagements and provide onsite management of the event to include scheduling, promoting, set up, and day of event management. Provide support for media engagements and developing talking points, and provide content management support for intranet and internet sites.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in military public affairs

  • 5+ years of experience as a DoD Public Affairs Specialist

  • Knowledge of oral, written, social, and visual communications concepts, principles, policies, practices, methods, applications, techniques, standards, and trends

  • Ability to photograph, write, edit, and prepare news releases, social media posts, and programs for press, radio, and television, including the organization and layout of publications used in the public affairs program, ensuring conformance to client and government guidelines

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail

  • Possession of excellent organizational skills

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree


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

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Grow With Us 
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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.


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 $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (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.

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