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Global Defense Sector Strategy Communications Specialist

The Opportunity: 

The Global Defense Sector (GDS) Strategy Communications Specialist will work with the GDS Strategy and Engagement team to develop and execute a change communications plan intended to bring the sector strategy to life. This includes using change management and communications best practices to create executive briefings and develop content about the strategy for employees, customized for different audiences. The strategy communications specialist will also identify creative opportunities to share examples of the strategy in action. This role will serve as the coordinator of a team of strategic activators, including senior change champions within the Sector, managing engagement opportunities and developing key messaging for them to share with employees.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with communications or change management

  • 5+ years of experience providing strategic communications support, including communications planning, presentations, talking points, fact sheets, and newsletters

  • Experience working with senior-level executives and clients to gather insights and share out information

  • Ability to be a self-starter, thrive in a fast-paced team environment, and navigate the grey areas of the role

  • Ability to translate information, develop insights, and generate work products to support a fast-paced workflow environment

  • Ability to independently draft communications with a diverse set of stakeholders from business and external organizations, including provide recommendations that will have a positive impact on the business

  • Ability to communicate complex strategic information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in supporting enterprise-wide change, including strategy development, stakeholder engagement, implementation planning, and communications

  • Experience in Change Management

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field preferred; Master's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field a plus

  • PROSCI, LaMarsh, or CMAP certification

  • Strategic communications, corporate communications, employee communications, public relations, content marketing, or change management certification

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us. 


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • 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.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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