Communications Specialist in Tampa, FL at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0014003

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Communications Specialist

Key Role:

Plan, write, and edit print and online magazine content based on industry best practices. Write original content and edit according to style guides. Proofread a magazine that is a prime vehicle for communicating military activities and accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. Work as an assistant editor under the direction of a senior editor. This position is located in Tampa, FL.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience with writing and editing long-form journalism

-Experience with one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Russian, Dari, Farsi, or Persian

-Knowledge of grammar and punctuation

-Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

-Ability to demonstrate excellent work ethic

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience as a magazine or newspaper reporter

-Knowledge of online publishing

-Knowledge of the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia regions

-Knowledge of AP style

-Possession of excellent oral communication skills useful in a team environment 

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree in Journalism, International Relations, Communications, Writing, Editing, Public Relations, or a related field preferred; MA or MS degree in History, Political Science, or International or Middle Eastern Studies a plus

-Certification in History, Political Science, or International or Middle Eastern Studies


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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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