Job Description

Fort Meade,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
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, related 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 Command’s operations, activities, and investments for distribution on client social media sites. Write messages to the workforce on behalf of Command leadership, edit executive communications products, and write and develop content for the internal websites. Manage long-term and short-term deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, specifically to coordinate public affairs position and recommendation on Command support to conferences, media events, and other 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, provide content management support for intranet and internet sites.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ 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 command and government guidelines

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • 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


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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Work Model
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  • 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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