Communications Specialist - 30522

Alion Science And Technology Warren , MI 48088

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:


The ideal candidate is proficient and talented at taking complex, often technical, information that spans across multiple aspects and organizations and distilling it down to aesthetically pleasing briefing materials used by the customer to make presentations to multiple audiences. Some graphical design would be involved, but proficiency and talent at using MS PowerPoint in this role is utterly essential.

Job Duties:

  • Under general supervision, handles moderately complex communications and/or relations with the public, the media, and the community.

  • Prepare promotional materials for Alion and its clients and prepares articles and releases for media consumption.

  • Plan and implement marketing communications projects in support of advertising, product promotion, public relations and trade shows

  • Actively searches for opportunities to communicate Alion's project capabilities and develops news releases, articles for various publications, internal and external written and on-line communications.

  • Prepare materials for internal and external multimedia presentations on products, services and business plans.

  • Participate in planning and executing marketing events such as trade shows.

  • Establish and maintains contacts, both formal and informal, with news media, especially those individuals involved in reporting on science and technology, and with professional and trade journals covering areas of Alion's research.

The candidate must be:

  • Highly proficient and talented with PowerPoint.

  • Good at developing graphics using Adobe software on a PC.

  • Professional in demeanor and behavior, as the position involves interacting with senior customer leadership frequently.

  • Capable of, with minimum oversight, taking guidance and material and turning it into professional briefing charts following standard templates.

  • Able to understand some of the technical side of military ground vehicle systems, sufficient to producing appropriate briefing work product.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a SECRET clearance

Security Clearance


Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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