Media and Communications Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Develop a positive image of the organization, attend special events, and establish personal relationships with participants, alumni and diplomatic officials in the US and in the client region. Provide all print and electronic promotional and informational material for the client, including, but not limited to, news releases, newsletters, reports and other publications, client web sites, such as public and internal Blackboard, social media pages, News broadcasts, and special video projects, such as assisting with distance learning and informational presentations about the client, and Director’s messages and special reports. Conduct media-related research and recommend various means to expand awareness and promote distance learning opportunities. Provide support for distance learning or while traveling for programs and events in the client region.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working as a media and communications specialist at a news media organization, think tank, regional center, university, USG agency, or advertisement agency
  • Experience with media, communications, printing, graphic development, publication, and social media usage
  • Experience with working in multi-cultural environments and interacting professionally and with diplomacy and tact
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel
  • Ability to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with US government or military organizations
  • Knowledge of the Near East and South Asia (NESA) region a plus

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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