Information Operations and Communication Strategist, Senior

Key Role:

Bring in-depth understanding and expertise to one or more aspects of service or joint missions, processes, and culture. Apply advanced consulting skills, extensive technical expertise, and full industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Work without considerable direction and mentor and supervise team members.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working in the Department of Defense as a member of the military, civilian, or contractor in a headquarters command
  • 3+ years of experience in Joint or USMC Communication Strategy and Operations (COMMSTRAT)
  • 3+ years of experience with Information Operations
  • 3+ years of experience with using Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint, developing PowerPoint slides, and presenting to or briefing senior leadership
  • Experience planning, executing, and fusing multiple information disciplines, including MISO, MILDEC, OPSEC, PA, and CAO at the operational or strategic level
  • Ability to be a highly flexible self-starter and operate in a high-tempo environment under less-than-ideal time-management conditions
  • Ability to manage planning efforts for multiple events simultaneously
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in information operations with USMC
  • 2 years of experience in a DoD Public Affairs component and with military planning processes, including Marine Corps Planning Process, Military Decision-Making Process, or Joint Planning Process
  • Experience with the Marine Corps Planning Process and Joint Planning Process operational art and design
  • Experience with exercise planning
  • Knowledge of Joint, Naval, and USMC doctrine and capabilities
  • Knowledge of Marine Corps' roles, missions, capabilities, and structure
  • Knowledge of the USAFRICOM and USEUCOM Areas of Responsibility
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, or International Relations
  • Defense Information School Public Affairs & Communication Strategy Qualification Course (PACS-QC), The Information Operations Qualification Course (IOQC), Joint Military Deception Training Course, Military Deception Planners Course, or Psychological Operations (PSYOP) training preferred


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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