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Communications Associate

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Arc Aspicio Fairfax , VA 22038

Posted 2 months ago

Communications Associates have experience in strategic communications, writing and editing, internal communications, and/or stakeholder outreach. They are passionate about homeland security or emergency management. Communications Associates will work on dynamic teams to support mission-critical projects in the Washington, DC and northern Virginia area.

Our consultants are always looking for opportunities to learn new skills. Candidates want to perform on fast-paced projects, act as liaisons between information technologists and stakeholders, and contribute to strategic company initiatives. They write a diverse set of communications materials (federal government website content, fact sheets, newsletters, presentations, trainings, etc.) to connect with stakeholders across many communications channels. This is a consulting position with a tremendous opportunity for growth and professional development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required in communications, marketing, public relations, English, business, or related field

  • 1-4 years of experience writing communications materials, preferably for Government stakeholders

  • Interest in strategizing and writing a diverse set of outreach communications materials (federal government website content, fact sheets, newsletters, presentations, trainings, etc.)

  • Ability to act as a liaison to identify and coordinate with subject matter experts to bridge the gap and translate complex information to messages easily understood by general public, lay audiences and stakeholders

  • Ability to post web content on internal or external websites, and experience using collaboration tools and/or web content management systems (e.g. Microsoft SharePoint, Drupal, or basic HTML)

  • Strong interest in communications and consulting

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (presentation skills, meeting facilitation, etc.)

  • US Citizenship Only (no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience reviewing and/or editing communications materials

  • Interest in technical writing or technical editing, and/or knowledge of the federal government's Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (e.g. configuration management, requirements management, or requirements gathering and management tools)

  • Interest in homeland security, emergency management, risk communications, disaster mitigation, disaster recovery, disaster response, resiliency, and/or geographic information systems

  • Experience in a consulting firm

  • Active security clearance or suitability with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or its component agencies

  • Knowledge of Section 508 compliance

  • Experience using the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Our recruiting process is very competitive. Therefore, we ask that you submit a brief, tailored cover letter to tell us what you are looking for in a company and why you would be a great fit for our consulting firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V

Arc Aspicio is a management, strategy, and technology consulting firm that takes a mission-oriented approach to complex client challenges. Focused on innovation, Arc Aspicio provides services in strategy, design, human capital, operations, analytics and visualization, technology and information sharing. Our teams choose a human-centered approach when working with clients and are flexible and responsive to dynamic Government client environments.


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