Public and Congressional Affairs Analyst, Junior

Key Role:

Provide our client with public affairs, legislative and Congressional support throughout the annual Defense Authorization and Appropriations process. Work with clients to develop strategic communications plans and strategies. Provide analysis to support the development and implementation of Navy and Marine Corps strategy and policy. Analyze risk-based strategies for legislative processes and planning. Analyze and track metrics for strategy implementation. Provide analysis to identify, define, and close requirements using the legislative process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience working in a professional environment

  • Experience with writing press releases, social media content, and talking points

  • Experience with Congressional or legislative affairs and the Congressional Authorization and Appropriations process, the DoD legislative process, including program objective memorandum (POM) preparation, Budget Estimate Submissions (BES), President’s Budget (PB) Exhibit preparation, and working around senior Congressional staff and DoD or Navy officials

  • Experience with Military staff or Congressional offices

  • Experience with regular direct client interactions, including supporting project delivery, delivering presentations, leading client meetings, and working independently, creatively, and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Experience with executing administrative tasking on behalf of senior leaders

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of AP writing style and communication strategies

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualification

  • Experience working as a Press Secretary, Communications, or social media lead in a Congressional office

  • Experience working as a Department of Defense (DoD) Public Affairs Officer or with media and news outlets

  • Experience with the Program Budget Information System (PBIS)

  • Experience with reviewing and drafting Reclamas to Congressional Defense Committee's as part of annual Authorization and Appropriations process

Clearance:

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

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