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Strategic Communications Specialist, Senior in Lexington Park, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Number: R0048013

Strategic Communications Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Provide leadership, counsel, and project management support in a range of areas, including strategic communications planning, program development, change strategy, materials development, and stakeholder outreach. Serve as an adviser to the project team and client, including supporting strategic discussions and problem-solving, communications planning, and integration and implementation of strategies to increase awareness and engagement of key program stakeholders to facilitate change. Assist government leadership with the development of talking points and key messages supporting a communication approach for workforce communications. Perform baseline assessments of the effectiveness of communication and change management tactics, design communications approaches, develop communication products and vehicles, provide recommendations, and implement updates. Perform action planning activities, including stakeholder analysis to identify program goals and objectives and strategies and tactics for success. Serve as an adviser for clients to support their role as sponsors to change and to identify and activate agents for change within the client organization. Ensure consistent, accurate, and tailored communications with internal and external stakeholders, perform quality assurance reviews on written products, and compose, coordinate, and consolidate reports, recurring reports, and work products.

Basic Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience with strategic communications, journalism, or public affairs
-Experience in working with senior leaders
-Knowledge of communication and change management practices

-Ability to develop and implement communication and business strategies

-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with supporting communications for large-scale change, working with change communications and process improvement efforts

-Knowledge of the principles of change management

-Ability to work with client leadership to facilitate change within their organization

-Ability to be a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment

-Change Management Methodology Certification, including Prosci, LaMarsh, or CMAP

Clearance:
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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