Strategic Communications Specialist

Key Role:

Support an OSD-level office responsible for establishing, maintaining, and propagating state-of-the-art engineering practices through the analysis of policy, guidance, and standards. Develop, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate implementation of executive level directed communications and outreach strategies. Review communications products, including printed material, website material, congressional responses, and public affairs material, for clarity, effectiveness, and alignment with executive’s intent.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with strategic communications
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic communications strategies related to engineering and technical policy, guidance, standards, or workforce development
  • Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with working on OSD, Service, or Joint Staffs
  • Knowledge of DoD writing style guides
  • Ability to develop written material at the appropriate level to inform senior leader decision making and strategy
  • MA or MS degree


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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