Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Communication Specialist - 17754

Expired Job

Camber Corporation Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

HII Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Communications Specialist to work out of their Washington, DC office.

The Communication Specialist leads, writes, and edits communications for an Information Technology (IT) project. This role is responsible for a wide variety of tasks and activities, ranging from developing and executing communication strategies and plans, to creating and publishing messages on complex IT information. As part of this effort, the Communication Specialist will work closely with subject matter experts (SMEs) and senior leadership to develop effective communications which translate technical concepts and jargon into accessible, easy-to-understand prose.

The project that the Communication Specialist will be working on is a multi-year, multi-phased project, with a complex, highly technical approach. It involves migrating email from Lotus Notes to Outlook/Exchange, rolling out and implementing Office 365 including Skype for Business, Office 365 ProPlus, and OneDrive and deploying SharePoint Online. This project is expected to be released to over 28,000 users who are spread across the United States.

The Communication Specialist role is best suited for someone who has a strong background in writing/editing, prior experience in leadership positions, and experience working in IT or a similar field.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Execute communication strategies and plans that effectively and efficiently communicate the project's approach, rollout, and execution of email migration, Skype for Business, Office 365 ProPlus, Outlook, OneDrive, and SharePoint Online.

  • Develop and manage communications between project stakeholders, including senior leadership, architects, administrators, engineers, help desk personnel, IT security personnel, IT testing, training, and other subject matter experts (SMEs).

  • Develop and manage consistent project style/branding across all forms of communications, in collaboration with the communications department.

  • Write communications drafts by working with the project manager, project team, and other project stakeholders, such as senior leadership, architects, administrators, engineers, help desk personnel, IT security personnel, IT testing, training, and other subject matter experts (SMEs).

  • Coordinate and work with project manager and the client to seek approval on messaging.

  • Deliver communications in accordance with agreed upon communications plan.

  • Help drive awareness across appropriate departments, offices, and branches of all new initiatives that the project team is working on.

  • Developing internal newsletters and content for project website.

  • Use strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills for print, web, and digital communications.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required-

  • Bachelor's Degree: Preferably in English, communications, or related field

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of related experience in writing/editing, communications, or a related field.

  • Experience with developing communications design/branding

  • Experience with graphical design

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent communications, research, and organization skills.

  • Advanced skills with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel are required.

Preferred-

  • Experience with leadership roles is a plus.

  • Experience in IT is a big plus.

  • Experience with organizational change methodologies is a big plus.

Security:

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements. Applicants must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

About Us

HII Mission Driven Innovative Solutions (HII-MDIS), is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII); a Fortune 500 company that employs more than 39,000 employees worldwide, with annual revenues of $7.5 billion (2017). HII-MDIS executes a number of successful, innovative, and missiondriven contracts throughout the DoD, the IC, and other Federal and State agencies.

HII-MDIS excels at working with our Government customers who undertake ambitious efforts to modernize their capabilities to deal with today's dynamic environments. We offer innovation, technology, experience, and success assisting our customers migrate to new paradigms of operational achievement, while efficiently managing risk. We bring understanding and expertise; developing and integrating strategic talent to optimize our workforce and drive integration of new and emerging technologies to enhance program performance. Overall, more than 1,600 HII-MDIS professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

HII-MDIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled Welcome

Are you a returning applicant?Previous Applicants:Email:Password:

If you do not remember your password click here.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Director Strategic Communication & Change Management

George Washington University

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-25T00:00 I. JOB OVERVIEW Job Description Summary: The Division of Information Technology (it.gwu.edu) is the chief provider of technology infrastructure, services and applications at GW. The Division partners with stakeholders across GW to equip students, staff and faculty with the technology know-how and tools necessary to achieve academic excellence. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Dir., Strategic Communication & Change Management works primarily within the Division of IT. The Dir., Strategic Communication & Change Management serves as the primary advisor to senior leadership on strategic communications, outreach and training development that supports the promotion and communication of our capabilities and invites strategic partnerships. This incorporates providing internal communications and training strategies for organizational change management during periods of digital and business transformation as well as external engagement to elevate the visibility and perspective of GW as a strong regional, national and international collaborator and innovator in higher education. This position will lead a team of communications and training professionals that develop and deliver comprehensive communication strategies to engage and support the value of IT services, support the creation of print and digital collateral, and support senior leadership in communication strategies and presentation material that deliver a more robust and engaging experience for our constituents. Additional responsibilities include: * Develop annual communication plans for the Division, including but not limited to developing a robust digital strategy (i.e. newsletters, social feeds, annual updates, external value reports, infographics, etc.), budget development, bench-marking and assessment of practices and tools that are utilized to provide effective communication throughout the Division and the University. * Serve as Editor for DIT's quarterly publication, techKNOW * Help produce effective external communications for collaborative efforts with Development and in support of our corporate engagements that help build stronger partnerships; this includes participation in hosting events and workshops or those co-sponsored by the Division. * Identifies public relations opportunities that elevate the Division's profile, particularly as it relates to service initiatives and endeavors that foster the Division's goals. * Advise DIT Senior Leadership on best practices in communication and collaborated with students, faculty and staff, while maintaining effective protocols. * Maintain a curated set of print and digital collateral for use in presentations and for access when producing new communications. * Serves as regular member of the DIT Crisis Management team and assures appropriate communications templates, methods, and operations as needed and required. * Manage the design, development and facilitation of technical training. * Engage with stakeholders to assess training gaps, organizational development needs for training and staff development to enhance the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the goals and objectives of the Division. * Responsible for issuing and managing customer and partner feedback, as well as officially representing the Division in responses to external feedback and survey requests. * Identifies and assesses awareness and training needs of our constituents as it relates to the products and services we support and emerging innovations and policies; develop strategies and facilitate the delivery of these to meet the needs of our constituents. * Working with Human Resources and other University resources; utilize organizational change management methodology and apply as appropriate for the business environment, adjusting as needed to ensure focus is on staff training and communication. Serve as an advisor for Senior Leadership with developing a change management approach based on a situational awareness of the change and the groups being impacted * Convenes and facilitates focus groups to harvest usable feedback for current and future product positioning and enhancements. * Partners with Human Resources, external consultants and content providers and other learning experts to develop plans with the leaders of teams around how to prepare our workforce for helping transform our capabilities and model for delivering value to GW. * Identify potential people-side risks, points of resistance, performance gaps, and develop specific corrective action plans to mitigate the risks * Deploy a set of actionable and targeted change management plans–including a communication plan, coaching plan, training plan, and a resistance management plan The Director will lead a team which includes hiring and supervising direct reports while managing their performance in effectively providing strategic communications, supporting organizational change, and ensuring learning resources are aligned to help both our constituents and staff. The Director will stay engaged and effective in delivering to the University's mission. Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position. The position is based at GW's Virginia Science & Technology campus in Ashburn, VA but will require travel to the Foggy Bottom campus located in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position. Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 8 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 6 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: * Excellent written and verbal communications skills including superior presentation skills for all levels of the organization (Sr. Executive to operational) * Experience tailoring communications to engage non-technical audiences to convey complex topics in terms of business value. * Experience and expertise in marketing, media relations, public affairs, crisis communications, issues management, social media and public relations * Problem solver with strong interpersonal and business relationship skills and ability to influence people at all levels within the organization; * Ability to collaborate with directors, managers, business area subject matter experts, consultants, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders * Achieves organizational results by encouraging the contribution of others; a positive team player who acts with a sense of urgency and leads by example; sets and communicates clear goals. * Strong facilitator with ability to collaborate and engage with senior leadership, senior technologists and business stakeholders to ensure effective communications, outreach and alignment professional development resources. * Experience delivering in large, complex IT environments, including support for projects, programs and external collaborations. * Possesses strong relationship and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships, develop/maintain partnerships, and obtain stakeholder agreement. * Experience fostering long-term learning and development of others through coaching, managing performance and mentoring; has a genuine desire to develop others and help them succeed; both formally and informally recognizes deserving staff and colleagues. * Experience with event/conference management in Information Technology, Higher Education, or research fields. Typical Hiring Range $89,000 - $129,000 How is pay for new employees determined at GW? George Washington University Washington DC

Communication Specialist - 17754

Expired Job

Camber Corporation