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

Date Posted: 9/3/2018

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Job Number: R0014003

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.

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